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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Fresno State alum appointed to Society of Professional Journalists board of directors

Victor Hernandez, the News Futurist

Fresno State Media, Communications and Journalism alumnus and two-time Peabody award recipient Victor Hernandez has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). “The timing is tremendous in that the SPJ board is currently undergoing a major transformation, streamlining from its longstanding 23 members down to a much smaller […]

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English Education alumnus takes unlikely path to teaching job

Jacob Simmons earned his bachelor’s in English Education from Fresno State in 2016.

~ By Jefferson Beavers, communication specialist, Department of English So how do you go from being a traveling hardware salesman and college dropout to landing your dream teaching job at your high school alma mater? You can ask recent Fresno State alumnus Jacob Simmons about his “15-Year Plan.” Simmons, a first-generation college student who returned […]

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This month in the Arts and Humanities — a July review

Bright pink roses on campus

As summer comes to an end, our students, faculty and alumni are tying a bow on what has proven to be a productive, award-winning summer season for our Bulldogs. Here are the top five stories from the month of July. Alumni Wind Ensemble heads to Spain The Alumni Wind Ensemble hit the road to Spain […]

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Second volume of ‘My Name is Armen’ to publish in November

Book cover of "My Name is Armen"

The book “My Name is Armen – Outside the Lines (Volume II),” by Fresno State alumna Armen Bacon of Fresno, will be published in November by The Press at California State University, Fresno. The President’s Office at Fresno State and the College of Arts and Humanities will celebrate the book launch with a public reception […]

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