Featured Supporter: Kate McKnight – Video

Featured Donor Kate McKnight

Kate McKnight has spent her entire life on the Fresno State campus, growing up with an English professor father then becoming a student, instructor, University High teacher, and an Advisory Board member for the College.

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State of the College of Arts and Humanities

State of the College 2019

With 80 percent of the alum continuing to live in the Central Valley, the College of Arts and Humanities powers the local economy and touches every corner of life in our community.

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‘The Poetry of Jazz’ by Philip Levine and Benjamin Boone ranked #3 Jazz Album of the Year by Downbeat Magazine

Philip Levine, Benjamin Boone and the band in the studio

What started as a jazz project between two Fresno State colleagues has earned the respect of Downbeat Magazine readers who rank “The Poetry of Jazz” the number three Jazz Album of the Year in the 2018 Readers Poll. The poll results appeared in the December 2018 issue and praised the performance of Pulitzer-winning poet laureate […]

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Day of Giving! Support the College of Arts and Humanities

Day of giving is Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, that goes from midnight to midnight — and you can help! It only takes two simple steps… Visit dayofgiving.fresnostate.edu and donate as little as $10 to the College of Arts and Humanities. Help spread the word using #FresnoStateDOG on Facebook, Twiter or Instagram. It’s that easy! Or almost… There […]

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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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Investing in students: Meet the Faculty and Staff who donate to the Dean’s Council

Jim Boren, Douglas Fraleigh, Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, Barlow DerMugrdechian, Jefferson Beavers, Mariana Anagnostopoulos

Many faculty and staff of Fresno State’s College of Arts and Humanities are able to see first hand how the Dean’s Council funds impact the students, faculty, and departments. Because of this, we are especially proud when they donate their hard earned money back to the Dean’s Council. DONATE NOW! We asked them to write […]

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Featured Supporters: David and Linda Brown

David H. Brown and Linda Hammer-Brown

It is from the support of our generous donors that the College of Arts and Humanities thrives in the ability to aid students through their academic careers with the establishment of scholarships, as well as in further developing our faculty, resources and facilities. This is why we are grateful in recognizing our supporters the Rev. David H. Brown and Linda M. Hammer-Brown, whose wonderful gift to the College will benefit many future students of the Department of Theatre Arts in becoming an endowed scholarship.

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Seeing the world brought me closer to home

Marisa Mata reflects on her London Study Abroad experience.

We were dancing and the music stopped. Everyone in the room started to countdown from 10. Lights flashed. Balloons and confetti fell from the ceiling. It was New Years. And we were in London.

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Featured Donors: Ben and Clarice Krikorian

Clarice and Ben Krikorian

Over the years, Ben and Clarice Krikorian have formed a deep connection with the College of Arts and Humanities. Since 2010, the Krikorians have made it easier for Fresno State students who chose to follow their passion and study the arts. They established an orchestra scholarship and a piano scholarship. The scholarships go to a music student studying in those areas.

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