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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Communication alumnus Barry Falke promoted to Division Chief Operating Officer with the American Red Cross

Barry Falke

Barry Falke continues to inspire with his work in humanities as the Division Chief Operating Officer with the American Red Cross. Falk feels that this position, which he entered into two and a half years ago, has allowed him to utilize his communication background while following his passion for uplifting the community. “I’m really fortunate to […]

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VIDEO – The movement of music: The journey of a Deaf color guard student

Jen Rhodes

Deaf studies major and philosophy minor Jen Rhodes became deaf as a teenager. Color guard was a path they originally took for their mom and a friend, but it became their passion — even after the music was gone. Here is Jen’s story…  Thank you to interpreter Kristen Del Rosario and the Fresno State Services […]

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Students collaborate to publish a children’s book which teaches environmental responsibility

The Tree Tales

College of Arts and Humanities undergrads Kelsi Stieler, Kaylee Gutierrez, and Kristin Bonillas have utilized their talents and collaborated to write, illustrate and publish a children’s book. “The Tree Tales” book, which is available on Amazon, centers around the importance of environmental conservation and teaches kids what they can do to help. “A large part […]

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Media, Communications and Journalism Department celebrates its 90th birthday

MCJ 90th Birthday Celebration

On Thursday, Oct. 25th, the Media, Communications and Journalism Department celebrated their 90th birthday in the Satellite Student Union and Speech Arts 172. The first journalism courses were taught at Fresno State in 1928, and during its 90-year history the department has restructured and updated to reflect current trends in the fields. The birthday celebration […]

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Peach Blossom memories span generations

From left, Cassidy Smith and her mother Stacy Batrich-Smith

Stacy Batrich-Smith and her daughter Cassidy Smith (pictured above) have deep ties to Fresno State. Both are Arts and Humanities alums — Stacy graduated from the then-Radio and Television option in 1976; Cassidy was a Smittcamp scholar and a dean’s medalist from the Department of Media, Communications and Journalism in 2011. And both participated in Peach Blossom, the annual oral interpretation festival hosted by the Department of Communication. 

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Warren R. Paboojian: 2017 Top Dog Oustanding Alumnus for the College of Arts and Humanities

Dean Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval and 2017 Arts and Humanities Top Dog Warren R. Paboojian

When Warren R. Paboojian is called a “Bulldog in the courtroom,” he smiles.

“After being a lawyer for over 30 years, I’ve developed a little bit of a nickname,” Warren says with mirth in his eyes. “Whenever someone calls me a Bulldog, I’m pretty proud of that.”

Warren’s Bulldog pride shines because of his rich experience at Fresno State and his family’s path to create a better life for him.

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Scotch, Brew and Art Affair to benefit The Edward O. Lund Foundation

A Scotch, Brew and Art Affair benefitting The Edward O. Lund Foundation

Several events this weekend — including “A Scotch, Brew and Art Affair” — will honor the memory of local artist and Fresno State arts curator Edward O. Lund III, benefiting the Edward O. Lund Foundation, which provides scholarships for art students who are participating in the College of Arts and Humanities Study Abroad in London […]

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