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  • Rep. Royce Commends DOJ for Expanding Investigation into Discriminatory Admissions Practices against Asian-American Students
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (CA-39), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Education (DOE) opened an investigation into whether Yale University illegally discriminates against Asian-American applicants: “The decision by the DOJ to investigate another Ivy League school for discriminatory admissions practices validates the complaint filed by 64 Asian-American associati... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Applauds DOJ for Supporting Asian-American Students Suing Harvard over Discriminatory Admissions Practice
    Posted in Press Releases on September 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, Representative Ed Royce (CA-39), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a legal brief in support of a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of limiting the number of Asian-American students it admits: “As a longtime champion of merit-based college admissions, I commend the Justice Department’s brief critical of Harvard University’s admissions practice in the lawsuit brought by ... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Celebrates 2018 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) hosted the 2018 Congressional Art Contest Award Ceremony at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, California this past Saturday. Over 200 local high school students from California's 39th Congressional district displayed their artwork for the public, and awards were presented to two dozen students. A panel of independent, local judges determined the winning submissions. The winner of the online, public contest known as the “Fan Fav... Read more

  • Congressional Art Competition "Fan Favorite" Voting is Now OPEN!
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Voting is OPEN! I need your help in deciding my "Fan Favorite" winner for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. This nationwide competition is held each spring and I am proud that California's 39th district had so much participation. This year we had over 200 entries submitted from high school students across the district. This event gives a chance for thousands of high school students across the country to demonstrate their incredible artistic skills. All of this year's entries are posted on... Read more

  • 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

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