New Faces: Nicola Olsen

New Faces: Nicola Olsen

We are excited to welcome Nicola Olsen as she joins the Department of Theatre and Dance as Assistant Professor of Piano. She teaches Drama 137 Creative Dramatics, Drama 136(S) Puppetry, Drama 138A Children’s Theatre and Drama 138B Children’s Theatre. 

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New Faces: Michael Krikorian

New Faces: Michael Krikorian

Michael Krikorian returns to his alma mater, Fresno State, as he joins the Department of Music as an Associate Professor.

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New Faces: Peter Klimo

New Faces: Peter Klimo (Music)

We are excited to welcome Peter Klimo as he joins the Department of Music as Assistant Professor of Piano. He teaches applied piano lessons, accompanying, piano pedagogy, piano literature and class piano III. 

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New Faces: Jesse Scaccia

New Faces: Jesse Scaccia-MCJ

We are excited to welcome Jesse Scaccia as he joins the Department of Media, Communication and Journalism as Associate Professor. He teaches courses in media writing and news and media literacy.

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Juan Felipe Herrera wins Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Juan Felipe Herrera in front of an orange patterned wall in the Laureate Lab Visual Wordist Studio.

U.S. Poet Laureate Emeritus Juan Felipe Herrera, a professor emeritus of Chicano and Latin American studies at Fresno State, won a Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize in recognition of outstanding lifetime achievement in poetry.

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Kudos to Fresno Writers – Spring 2022

A woman's hand with rings on her fingers grasps a pen tightly as she writes in a notebook.

Kudos to #FresnoWriters is an ongoing series on the Fresno State MFA blog, celebrating the professional accomplishments of students, alumni, and faculty in Fresno State’s Creative Writing Program and the Department of English.

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