Fresno State to mark anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Students at the Armenian Genocide Monument at Fresno State

The Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee of Fresno will hold a commemorative event on April 24, marking the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at the Armenian Genocide Monument at the Maple Mall (south of the Satellite Student Union).

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2018 Kazan Visiting Professor impacts Fresno’s Armenian community

From left, Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Yektan Türkyilmaz and Richard Hagopian.

The Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies is an opportunity that happens only once each academic year, for a semester. This year the Armenian Studies Program hosts Dr. Yektan Türkyilmaz as the Kazan Visiting Professor during the spring semester. Türkyilmaz’ final lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the University Business Center in the Alice Peters Auditorium at Fresno State.

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Two free Theatre for Young Audiences performances during Vintage Days

Theatre for Young Audiences presents "Wondrous Tales of Old Japan"

~ Reprinted from Campus News Fresno State’s Theatre for Young Audiences touring company of student actors has been a tradition at Fresno State for more than 50 years, and has toured more than 40 schools and over 16,000 children in a single season. During Vintage Days, there will be two free public performances, at 11 […]

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CineCulture honored with 2018 Spirit of Abraham award

This year, the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno, by unanimous vote, selected CineCulture as a recipient for its 2018 Spirit of Abraham award.
Reza Nekumanesh, director of ICCF, said CineCulture earned the award in large part due to the personal efforts of Dr. Mary Husain, instructor and CineCulture club adviser. 

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This month in the Arts and Humanities — March’s Top 5

Featured images from March's Top 5 articles

We look back on another eventful month in the College of Arts and Humanities. Here are the top five stories from the month of March. Communication student presents at WSCA’s Undergrad Conference A recent Fresno State graduate presented her piece “Mourning the Living: Grieving a Transgender Relative’s Previous Gender Identity” at the WSCA’s 15th annual […]

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Theatre for Young Audiences tour makes a stop for Valley Children’s patients

Theatre For Young Audiences performed at Valley Children's Hospital.

On Thursday, March 15, Theatre for Young Audiences visited Valley Children’s Hospital for a special performance. Theatre for Young Audiences company members turned the Guild Hall into a performance space in a matter of 30 minutes and performed for a crowd of about 15 patients, with their parents and caretakers at their side.

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Fresno State collaborates on High School Journalism Day at FCC

Fresno State MCJ collaborates with Fresno City College

Fresno State and Fresno City College partnered up for High School Journalism Day Friday, March 9, to introduce students to opportunities in the field of journalism. The event was held at the Fresno City campus in the Old Administration Building.

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Peach Blossom Festival brings 5,000 youth to Fresno State campus

Elementary school students arrive on campus for the Peach Blossom Festival.

About 5,000 children representing nearly 145 elementary schools from the San Joaquin Valley will participate in the 60th annual Peach Blossom Festival of Oral Interpretation on Thursday and Friday, March 8 and 9, in various locations on the Fresno State campus. The festival, which attracts schools from Livingston to Delano, was created to help young people gain knowledge and appreciation […]

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Fresno State partners with FCC for High School Journalism Day

Fresno State will partner with Fresno City College for High School Journalism Day from 9-1 p.m. Friday, March 9, to present a variety of workshops concerning journalism. The event will be held at Fresno City in the Old Administration Building (the building numbered 2 on the parking map).

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