Creative writing students from the Fresno State Master of Fine Arts program will headline the “Fresno Writers Live” performances at the 2020 Rogue Festival, scheduled March 6 through 14 in Fresno’s Tower District.
In celebrating the first anniversary of the Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute at Fresno State, Paulo César Câmara Teves, director of Azorean communities for the Government of the Azores, will talk on “Azorean diaspora – the migration of Azoreans to the Americas.”
A panel of top media professionals from around the country will discuss “The Power of Online Journalism and Can it Save Local News?” at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26 in Peters Business Room 191. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
In 2007, Pader Vue stepped foot on Fresno State’s campus for the first time for the Peach Blossom Festival. Thirteen years later, Vue is now one of the Communication Department students hosting the 62nd annual Peach Blossom Festival on March 12 and 13.
Miguel A. Gastelum is a Graduates of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D.) Dean’s Council member, a program that enables recent alumni to support the college through membership for as little as $10 per month. He’s always been passionate about Fresno State and, as a G.O.L.D. level donor, he believes in providing students with opportunities to enrich their education and time spent at the university.
Anabella Monzon has already had a storied career as an artist. A highly regarded muralist, her creations have graced public spaces in Kansas City, Missouri; Seattle, Washington; and San Diego, California for decades. But that life came to an end when her husband died.
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, faculty and the community in collaboration, dialogue, and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate, and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.
Ahmed escapes her war-torn native country Somalia and is trafficked to Ireland as a teenager. While applying for refugee status, she recounts her traumatic childhood experiences of female genital mutilation and vows to devote her life to the eradication of this horrendous practice.