Kudos to Fresno Writers — Spring 2021

Kudos to #FresnoWriters - Creative Writing Program & Department of English

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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Theatre students win national acting awards

Arium Andrews and Jimmy Haynie in "Fat Pig"

The winners of all eight regional festivals typically travel to Washington, D.C. to compete at the National Festival at the Kennedy Center. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the festival had to be postponed.

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Arts and Humanities Students celebrate at in-person commencement

Graduate waves in Bulldog Stadium

The breeze rejuvenated as it passed through the masked students in the warm May evening while graduates congregated outside Bulldog Stadium ahead of commencement. For many, this was among the first gatherings in the 14 months since the quarantine lockdown

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Dean’s Medalist: Caleb Charles

“From a young age, I have recognized the injustices found in society towards people of color, and this has provided the fuel for my ambition.” ~ Caleb Charles

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Dean’s Medalist: Harrison Martin

Harrison Martin

“[I]t’s my lifelong goal to continue showing the joys of interconnected humanities to more future young minds in Fresno.” ~ Harrison Martin

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Standard Bearer: Teya Juarez

Teya Juarez

“Theatre has always captivated me in the way it holds up a mirror to society and tells the stories of the people within it.” ~ Teya Juarez

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