ESL teacher Kelsey Evans on assignment in Vietnam

Evans Vietnam students

ESL teacher Kelsey Evans is currently completing a ten-month teaching program in Vietnam through the English Language Fellow Program (ELF) that began in June 2018. While earning both a BA and MA in linguistics from Fresno State, Evans began teaching English as a second language by getting involved with the American English Institute (AEI) during her Junior […]

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Featured Donors: Dr. Raymond and Jacqueline Doumanian

Dr. Raymond and Jacqueline Doumanian

Over the years, Dr. Raymond and Jacqueline Doumanian have formed a deep connection with the College of Arts and Humanities. Both were students at Fresno State — Raymond earned his degree from the Department of Philosophy and went on to the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry — Jacqueline earned both her B.A. and […]

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Alum Spotlight: Dr. Sonja M. Brown reflects on the impact of her Fresno State mentors

Sonja M. Brown

Fresno State College of Art and Humanities alum Dr. Sonja M. Brown continues her success in academia as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs at Great Basin College in Nevada. Although the transition to administration is one that Brown stated she could not have anticipated, she remembers how instrumental her Fresno State professors were […]

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Media, Communications and Journalism Department celebrates its 90th birthday

MCJ 90th Birthday Celebration

On Thursday, Oct. 25th, the Media, Communications and Journalism Department celebrated their 90th birthday in the Satellite Student Union and Speech Arts 172. The first journalism courses were taught at Fresno State in 1928, and during its 90-year history the department has restructured and updated to reflect current trends in the fields. The birthday celebration […]

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Reunion lunch brings together Arts and Humanities Top Dogs ahead of gala

2018 College of Arts and Humanities Top Dog - Dr. Gerald R. McMenamin

Every year, over a thousand alumni and friends of Fresno State gather for The Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala to honor one distinguished alum from each college. Ahead of the gala, the College of Arts and Humanities invites past Top Dog recipients, College of Arts and Humanities Advisory Board (AHAB) members, emeriti faculty, and student […]

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CAH Investigates: Kelsey Heater and the ‘Couchmen’ uniform

The day started like any other. Responding to emails, referencing calendars, attempting to track down leads without spilling sips of too-cold coffee down our freshly starched and pressed shirts. Then, the familiar PING pulled us out of our furrow-browed focus as the story came in. We dropped everything– including our jaws –as we read the […]

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Acting student Thuy Duong attending Juilliard this fall

Acting student Thuy Duong attending Juilliard

Congratulations to Thuy Duong, an acting alumna from the Department of Theatre Arts, on her acceptance to Juilliard! Duong received her bachelor of arts degree in Theatre Arts this spring and will be moving to New York in August before attending the performing arts school.

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Classics alum Winston Williams achieving success in the Marine Corps

Classics alum achieving success in Marine Corps

Capt. Winston E. Williams (pictured above with wife Cassandra), Classical Studies alumnus from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, was selected for the Marine Corps International Affairs Program (IAP) as a Foreign Area Officer (FAO) and has been chosen this year as one of two officers being sent to Africa for a post in Morocco.

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