“The team had an amazing experience working and traveling with such great successes. It has been great to return to in-person tournaments this semester and see the Barking Bulldogs shine in competition,” said Dr. Douglas Fraleigh, coach.
The positive reception and high attendance attested to the urgency and relevance of the series. In the past, the Hmong community had felt disarray, confusion, and powerlessness during hard times. The series then served as a neutral place for discussion and dialogue for a better understanding of relevant issues where different perspectives can contribute to the well-being of the students and the community.
It had been nearly 20 years since the last Fresno State Jazz Festival, and after a day of performances by visiting schools, the main concert began in the Fresno State Concert Hall on the evening of Nov. 29. Richard Giddens, Director of Jazz Studies for the Fresno State Department of Music directed the Fresno State […]
~ By Jefferson Beavers, communication specialist, Department of English So how do you go from being a traveling hardware salesman and college dropout to landing your dream teaching job at your high school alma mater? You can ask recent Fresno State alumnus Jacob Simmons about his “15-Year Plan.” Simmons, a first-generation college student who returned […]
“To me, the greatest satisfaction is in knowing that you, as a human being, made something better for another human being,” said Dr. Judy Kuipers, Ph.D., retired chancellor. “You feel it at your core. Not in… a self-serving way, but just a human satisfaction. Of course, to me, it’s surrounded by a great big ol’ […]
College of Arts and Humanities undergrads Kelsi Stieler, Kaylee Gutierrez, and Kristin Bonillas have utilized their talents and collaborated to write, illustrate and publish a children’s book. “The Tree Tales” book, which is available on Amazon, centers around the importance of environmental conservation and teaches kids what they can do to help. “A large part […]
~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Fresno State’s Department of Communication teaches students about the communication skills people need to function effectively in teaching, business, law, the communication professions, public service, politics and management. Two new faculty hires for the 2017-18 academic year bring greater depth to […]
~ Photo above, Dr. Gary P. Gilroy conducts the Fresno State Wind Orchestra at the recent College Band Directors National Association Western/Northwestern Division Conference at Sonoma State University in March. ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Every year the Lawrence R. Sutherland Wind Festival brings 1,500 music […]
Photo above: Juan Felipe Herrera gave a rousing keynote to open the symposium, followed by readings by winners of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize with Francisco Aragón. ~ Article and photos by Jefferson Beavers, communications specialist, Department of English More than 30 published authors from all over the country, including U.S. Poet Laureate Emeritus Juan Felipe […]