The Armenian Series of The Press at California State University, Fresno announces the publication of its fifteenth volume, “From My Life and Thought: Reflections on an Armenian-American Journey,” a memoir by Dennis R. Papazian.
“It was so dangerous. They plant bombs in the street so any car that goes there explodes. You also can’t tell if it’s going to happen to you or the other person because it happened to other people before me or after me.”
Facing obstacles of all kinds — including earning the bulk of their degrees in a global pandemic — these 2022 graduates of Fresno State’s English Department have all found ways to use writing and literature to thrive.
The award was presented to Boren by retired high school journalism educator Ed Galdrikian and recognized him for speaking at educational journalism conferences and conventions around the state and volunteering at an inner-city elementary school to help underperforming students improve their reading levels.