Keyboard Concert Series presents the Chilingirian-Bagratuni-Hakobyan Trio

Keyboard Concert Series presents the Chilingirian-Bagratuni-Hakobyan Trio

The Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series presents the Chilingirian-Bagratuni-Hakobyan Trio at 8 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the Concert Hall at Fresno State. This is the second of three special events this year, in conjunction with the International Chamber Music Series. This concert brings together three of today’s most prominent Armenian musicians Levon Chilingirian on […]

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Memorial tribute concert planned for Dr. Brad Hufft

Memorial Concert for Dr. Brad Hufft

Fresno State music faculty and students will present a tribute concert to honor the memory of composer Dr. Brad Hufft, longtime music faculty member who passed away suddenly last spring. The concert will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, in the Fresno State Concert Hall.

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Cross-college collaboration benefits students, professors and … chickens

Art and design students show their work from a collaborative project done in conjunction with the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

After meeting at the new faculty orientation in the fall of 2016, Holly Sowles, an interior design professor in the Department of Art and Design, and Dr. Katy Tarrant, a professor in the Animal Science and Agricultural Education Department, accepted a challenge to work with others outside of their own colleges.
In the two years since then, Sowles, Tarrant and students in both of their departments have worked toward creating an environmental enrichment that expands the diversity of welfare enhancements for chickens raised in the agricultural science program. In the process, they have created a richer environment for students in both areas of study.

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Art Song Festival comes to Fresno State

The Fresno State Department of Music will present the Art Song Festival this weekend at Fresno State. The two-day festival — taking place on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23 and 24 — will feature performances by students, faculty and guests including two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera. Joe Moore interviewed Briggs about the Art […]

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CineCulture announces lineup for remainder of spring semester

CineCulture presents "Electric Shadows" Feb. 23

CineCulture announces the lineup for the remainder of the spring semester. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave.) in the Student Recreation Center. All films screened on campus are free and open to the public. Parking is not enforced after 4 p.m. on Fridays.

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Peach Blossom Diamond Jubilee celebrates festival’s 60 years

Photo by Cary Edmondson: A student performs at the Peach Blossom Festival.

The Peach Blossom Festival has touched the lives of many in Fresno over the past 60 years. The festival, presented by Fresno State’s Department of Communication, helps young people realize the importance of reading literature aloud and teaches them about interpretation, performance and being an audience member. Each year, Fresno State communication students spend months planning […]

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Featured Donors: Ben and Clarice Krikorian

Clarice and Ben Krikorian

Over the years, Ben and Clarice Krikorian have formed a deep connection with the College of Arts and Humanities. Since 2010, the Krikorians have made it easier for Fresno State students who chose to follow their passion and study the arts. They established an orchestra scholarship and a piano scholarship. The scholarships go to a music student studying in those areas.

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Dean’s Council funding helps send opera student to national convention

From left, Dr. Anthony Radford, Alejandra Tejeda and Dr. Maria Briggs

In January, Dean’s Council funds helped yet another Arts and Humanities student experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Thanks to the generosity of Dean’s Council donors, travel funding was be provided to master’s of music student and opera singer Alejandra Tejeda, who attended the prestigious National Opera Association’s annual convention Jan. 3-7, in New Orleans. 

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Fresno State debate team places third at tournament

Barking Bulldogs Debate Team win another trophy

Primavera Leal Martinez and Hunter Sansom, with the Barking Bulldogs Debate Team, finished in third place in the varsity division of the recent Winter at the Beach Speech and Debate Tournament held on the California State University Long Beach campus Feb. 2-4. Martinez earned the eighth-place speaker award and Sansom earned 12th place. “We took three novice teams […]

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