Fresno State institute bridges Portuguese and Central Valley cultures

Diniz Borges, Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute director; Vasco Alves Cordeiro, president of the Government of the Azores; Dr. Joseph I. Castro, president of Fresno State; Dr. Michelle DenBeste, dean of the College of Social Sciences; Dr.Michael Thomas, interim associate dean of theJordan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology; Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.

“The Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute is founded on love,” said Dr. Saul Jimenez, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. “Love for a language that is unique, a culture that brings people together, and the hope to keep both this language and culture alive in a California that celebrates its diversity and rich Portuguese heritage.”

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Featured Supporter: Haley Wagner

Haley Wagner

As a Fresno State Interior Design program alumna who worked multiple jobs as a student to make ends meet, Haley Wagner says her collegiate success was partially due to scholarships she received.

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Hundreds of high school students to learn about career options during MCJ Day

This fall, hundreds of high school students from around the Valley will descend on Fresno State for the first-ever MCJ Day. For many, it will be their first time to see a collegiate path forward on their journey to a career as an advertising, public relations, multimedia production, broadcasting or print/digital journalism professional.

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Keyboard Concerts presents Francesco Piemontesi

Francesco Piemontesi - Photo by Marco Borggreve

Born in Locarno, Switzerland, and a protégé of the great Alfred Brendel, Francesco Piemontesi rose to international prominence after winning prizes at several major competitions including the 2007 Queen Elisabeth in Brussels.

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