Press Releases

Discovery Science Foundation Embarks on Regional Plan to Expand Science Learning in Southern California

SANTA ANA, Calif. (July 30, 2014) — The Discovery Science Foundation (www.discoverycube.org), the newly created entity behind Orange County’s award-winning Taco Bell Discovery Science Center, has broken ground on a long-term, regional plan to bring science-based learning and education to more of Southern California.

Discovery Science Center Hosts 2nd Annual Inventor’s Week

SANTA ANA, Calif. (June 26, 2014) – Calling all junior inventors! The 2nd annual Inventor’s Week is coming to Discovery Science Center (DSC) June 28 through July 6. Enjoy a week of tinkering, building and exploring while learning about electronic and robotic principles that every inventor and engineer should know. This week long event invites inventors and creators of all ages to discover the science behind various gizmos and gadgets with interactive exhibits.

Discovery Science Center Hires New Vice President of Development

Santa Ana, Calif. – March 6, 2014 – Discovery Science Center (DSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Jennifer Atkinson to the role of Vice President of Development. In her new role, Atkinson will work directly with the Center’s leadership on a variety of growth-related initiatives including fundraising campaigns surrounding the expansion of the Santa Ana campus, the new DSC Los Angeles opening, and maintaining the community support for education programs, traveling exhibits, and other daily operations.

Discovery Science Center Breaks Ground on $22.5 Million Expansion with “Explosive” Ceremony

SANTA ANA, Calif. – January 29, 2014 – Today, Taco Bell Discovery Science Center (DSC) began construction on a $22.5 million expansion, which will double the size of the Santa Ana facility and increase the number of educational programs offered to local students and tea~hers. Construction on the project began with a pyrotechnic filled, “explosive” groundbreaking ceremony and featured remarks from Orange County Supervisor, Janet Nguyen; Santa Ana Mayor, Miguel Pulido; and Discovery Science Center leadership. The new expansion is expected to open in Spring of 2015.

Discovery Science Center Promotes New Vice President of Sales and Strategic Development

Santa Ana, Calif. – January 27, 2014 – Discovery Science Center (DSC) recently promoted public affairs veteran Sean Fitzgerald to the position of Vice President, Sales and Strategic Development. Fitzgerald has been with DSC for three years, most recently serving as Director, Strategic Development.