Recent Emeriti News
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New Emeriti Center Telephone Number
Our April 12, 2018 Emeriti Luncheon Meeting was held at the newly-opened Titan Hall (formerly the Western State College of Law building) on the CSUF campus. Participants enjoyed lunch while learning about the latest campus software available to emeriti. More pictures from the lunch are available on our flickr site. Many thanks to University Photographer Emeritus Patrick O'Donnell for providing the pictures.
We recently received the sad news that Marcial Prado , Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature Emeritus passed away on May 3, 2018. We have received the sad news that Margaret S. Woyski , Professor of Geology and Associate Dean Emerita passed away on March 10, 2918, and Frank G. Verges , Professor Emeritus of philosophy passed away on February 12, 2018.
Thanks to your generous donations to the Emeriti Scholarship Fund over the years, we were able to award four $2,000 Emeriti Scholarships this year (2017-18). In addition, thanks to the very generous bequest from the estate of Russel V. Benson, Professor of Mathematics Emeritus, we were able to award seven $2,000 Benson Scholarships this year.
Emeriti Scholarships were awarded to:
-- Allison Leigh Frenzel, MA-Education Technology
-- Amin Azam, MS-Nursing
-- Edgar M. Tease, MA-Education Technology
-- Dianna J. Blake, MA English
Benson scholarships were awarded to:
-- Ruby J. Patchell, BA-Theater Arts
-- Madeline J. Thompson, BS-Chemistry/Math
-- Iulian Mocanu, BS-Mechanical Engineering
-- Stormy L. Gaylord, BA-Dance
-- Henry R. Taylor, BS-Physics/Math
-- Bryan D. Morales, BA-Accounting
-- Steven F. Schrenzel, Education-Teaching Credential
Donations to the Emeriti Scholarship fund are always welcome, and since our organization has 501(c)3 tax status they may tax deductible under current tax law (check with your tax advisor). If you wish to donate, simply mail a check made out to "CSUF Emeriti" to our treasurer, Richard Deming. His address is 1725 Sunset Lane, Fullerton, CA 92833. Note on your check that it is a donation to the Emeriti Scholarship Fund.
Our April 13, 2017 Emeriti Luncheon featured a talk by Paul Miller and Lisa Faley on the CSU Fullerton Special Games - the longest running special event in CSUF history. More pictures from this event are available on our flickr page .
Professor Geoffrey Lovelace from the CSU Fullerton Physics Department was the featured speaker at our Feb. 27, 2017 Emeriti Luncheon. He spoke on "Colliding Black Holes and the Dawn of Gravitational Waves Astronomy." More pictures from this event are available on our flckr site .
The Cal State Fullerton Alumni Association recently established a travel program, which is open to alumni and friends of the university including retired faculty and staff members. To learn more about this new travel program please visit the program's website.
The Emeriti Center has moved to the fourth floor of Pollak Library North - Room number PLN-433. It is available for use by all members of the Emeriti. Contact Betsy Gibbs for information about how to access the center.
A complete list of deceased Emeriti is available in the Emeriti Directory, which is mailed to all members annually.
Here we list those members of the Emeriti who have passed away since the 2017/18 edition of the Directory was published, and also those for whom we received notification after the publication of the 2017/18 Emeriti Directory.
Marcial Prado, Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature, Emeritus
Margaret S. Woyski, Professor of Geology and Associate Dean, Emeritus
Frank G. Verges, Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus
Lydia Vélez, Professor of Spanish, Emeritus
Maryanna C. Lanier, Professor of Economics, Emeritus
Edmund B. Buster, Advisory Board Member, Emeritus
Mary Crimmins, Librarian, Emeritus
Carolyn Johnson, Professor of Communications, Emeritus
Ben C. Edmondson, Professor of Management Science, Emeritus
Kwang-wen Chu, Professor of Econmics, Emeritus
Robert N. Ewing, Professor of Art, Emeritus
Seymour (Sy) Scheinberg, Professor of History, Emeritus