U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • Royce Statement on UC Berkeley Funding and Riots
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement on last night's riots at the University of California, Berkeley and the President's reaction to the events: “Cal students on work-study or scholarships shouldn’t be punished for the actions of a select few, and I’ll push back against any move to do so. UC Berkeley was right to embrace a free exchange of ideas. Those who destroyed campus property or committed acts of violence should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of ... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Champions Women's Empowerment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act (H.R. 321) and the Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act (H.R. 255): “Inspiring young women to pursue careers in science, engineering, math and technology fields will help us build a stronger workforce, economy, and nation. If given the right tools and resources, there are no limits to what women i... Read more

  • Royce Announces CA-39 Congressional Award Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on December 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) announced this year's winners from California's 39th Congressional District of the Congressional Award, the highest honor Congress bestows upon young Americans. This Congressional recognition is reserved for students who have completed up to 100 hours in the areas of public service, physical fitness, and personal development. A full list of winners can be viewed here. “The Congressional Award Program not only encourages public service, it fosters a sens... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Announces CA-39 Congressional App Challenge Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on November 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), national Co-Chair of the Congressional App Challenge, announced the winners of his district's competition: Christopher Jhaveri, Christopher Leung, Jason Kwan, and Santiago Torres of the La Puente Valley Regional Occupational Program at Los Altos High School. The winning students created Election Connection, a mobile application designed to educate voters on candidates' political positions. Rep. Royce made his announcement during the competition's Exhib... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Announces Congressional App Challenge Exhibit and Awards Ceremony
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) announced details of this year's Congressional App Challenge Exhibit and Awards Ceremony, featuring mobile applications created by over 100 participating students from California's 39th Congressional District. A panel of independent judges will determine the winning team and Rep. Royce will announce their decision at the ceremony. Competition winners will have their work displayed in the United States Capitol. “I've had the opportunity to visit s... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Visits Fullerton Congressional App Challenge Competitors
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) visited Fullerton School District members participating in the 2016 Congressional App Challenge, including Nicolas Junior High School and Robert C. Fisler Elementary School. Rep. Royce was selected as the national Co-Chair of the Congressional App Challenge due to his leadership in promoting STEM education. “As Co-Chair of the Congressional App Challenge, I know that a workforce proficient in STEM skills is critical to the United States leading t... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Launches Asian American Community Working Group
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Asia and the Pacific

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, recently launched the Asian Pacific Congressional Advisory Council (APCAC). The working group made up of local leaders of Chinese, Filipino, Indonesian, Korean, Taiwanese, and Vietnamese descent will meet with Chairman Royce on a regular basis to discuss federal issues of concern to the Asian American community in Southern California. “As a representative of a vibrant Asian American community, meeting th... Read more

  • Educational Talent Search Prepares High School Students for College
    Posted in Ed in the News on August 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Cal State Fullerton’s Talent Search program has been awarded two U.S. Department of Education grants that are expected to total $2.62 million over the five-year award period. The program was established in 1991 to identify students from disadvantaged backgrounds who attended Anaheim, Katella, Magnolia and Savanna high schools — where 87 percent of the two student bodies are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches — and provide a wide range of services and support in order for these students t... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Recognized as Leader in U.S.-Asia Relations and Asian American Advocacy
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Asia and the Pacific

    In recognition of his work on U.S.-Asia relations and advocacy for the Asian American community, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) has been awarded the "Lifetime Achievement Award" by the International Leadership Foundation (ILF). “Our country is a rich tapestry of cultural backgrounds and Asian Americans make up a vibrant part of the American story. As Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, establishing strong ties between the United States and Asia has been... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Named Congressional App Challenge Co-Chair
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, the Congressional Internet Caucus and the Internet Education Foundation announced the new Congressional Co-Chairs for the 2016 Congressional App Challenge (CAC), U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Seth Moulton (D-Mass.): “As Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a representative from the world’s innovation capital, I know how important a STEM proficient workforce is to the United States remaining an economic powerhouse. I encourage all of my colleagues to participa... Read more