Panel to focus on Portuguese-American legacy of agriculture in the Valley

Ranch in Tulare County

In celebration of Portuguese Immigrant Week, the Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute will hold a “Portuguese-Americans in Valley Agriculture: Family, Heritage, Community and Commitment” lecture at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 13th in the lecture hall of the Agricultural Science building, Room 109.

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Azores president headlines inaugural lecture for Portuguese institute

Vasco Alves Cordeiro, president of the Government of the Azores

Vasco Alves Cordeiro, president of the Government of the Azores will speak, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Fresno State’s North Gym (Room 118), will serve as the inaugural lecture for the new Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute at the University. The event is free and the community is invited to attend.

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Study Greek classics, while in Greece

Greece Featured Image

The 2019 Summer Trip to Greece, in partnership with the Paideia Institute, will take place in May. The trip offers students a unique opportunity to learn and see first-hand the area which many call the birthplace of Western Civilization. The program started in 2015 when Classics of Humanities Professors Curtis and Kristi Eastin created the “Summer Greek […]

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Transformative two-year grant to promote Portuguese legacy in Valley

Dr. Vasco Rato, FLAD president, director Miguel Vaz, Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro, Rep. Jim Costa, Rep. Devin Nunes, Rep. David Valadao, and other University officials, students, and faculty for a reception and gift announcement at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 in the Smittcamp Alumni House.

The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD), based in Lisbon, Portugal, gave $130,000 to launch two initiatives in the newly created Portuguese Beyond Borders Center at Fresno State. The grant will be split two ways with $100,000 funding the Portuguese-American Oral History Project and $30,000 to fund a speaker series. “FLAD is extremely enthusiastic about the opportunity […]

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New Faces: Two new professors join Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

NewFacesMCLL

The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our college, inspiring new […]

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

May's Top 5 Fresno State College of Arts and Humanities

We reflect on the exciting events this month in the College of Arts and Humanities. Here are the top five stories from the month of May. Arts and Humanities student excels in France while completing his degree See how MCLL undergraduate student of distinction, Leslie Hille, has succeeded during his time studying abroad in France. […]

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Arts and Humanities student excels in France while completing his degree

Portrait of Leslie Hille in France

~ By Nancy Barragan, student writer for the College of Arts and Humanities Though he will return to the United States to participate in Fresno State’s 107th Commencement ceremony on May 19, Leslie Hille has been studying abroad for the past year and a half through the CSU International Program at the Université Paris Nanterre in […]

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