This month in the Arts and Humanities — a July review

Bright pink roses on campus

As summer comes to an end, our students, faculty and alumni are tying a bow on what has proven to be a productive, award-winning summer season for our Bulldogs. Here are the top five stories from the month of July.

Alumni Wind Ensemble heads to Spain

The Alumni Wind Ensemble hit the road to Spain this month where they spent 10 days sight-seeing, rehearsing and performing.  

Summer Arts culminates in Student Showcases

The first two sessions of Summer Arts have come to a close, culminating in incredible student showcases of poetry, theatre, dance and a number of other art forms.

Andrew Fiala receives national honor for column

Andrew Fiala, chair of the Department of Philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at Fresno State, has caught the eye of the American Philosophical Association with his award-winning column titled “Without faith in humanity, cynicism grows and democracy becomes mob-rule.”

Maggie Eppright among nominees for 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year

Volleyball alumni Maggie Eppright, a 2017 graduate with an interior design degree, has been selected as one of two nominees from Fresno State for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Research by Cara Peracchi Douglas wins prestigious CASE Alice L. Beeman Award

Research by Cara Peracchi Douglas, a recent MCJ master’s graduate, has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Alice L. Beeman Award for Outstanding Research in Communications and Marketing for Educational Advancement from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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