If you’ve never met Armen Bacon, her impeccable style and petite frame offer no clues into the literary powerhouse and community servant she truly is. She is a champion of the arts, well spoken, and a phenomenal author.Read More
We were dancing and the music stopped. Everyone in the room started to countdown from 10. Lights flashed. Balloons and confetti fell from the ceiling. It was New Years. And we were in London.Read More
The Press at California State University, Fresno, will celebrate several of its recently published authors at a reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in the Smittcamp Alumni House. Featured authors and publications will include: Armen Bacon, author of “My Name is Armen (Volume II), Outside the Lines.” This book is a follow-up to Bacon’s […]Read More
Watch out for hot books! The Press at California State University, Fresno has published as many new volumes in the past year as it usually does in three and a half years.
Since last fall, The Press — a university press operated by the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State — has published six new books. Founded in 1982, The Press has published 56 volumes — in its history, an average of 1.7 per year.
Photo above by Todd Sharp: Lauren Lavin reads her poem during the Hybrid Poetics and Narratives Student Showcase. ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Summer Arts is sparking a fire at Fresno State. The month-long festival is transforming more than 400 students from Fresno and beyond. Summer […]Read More
Renowned artists flock to the community to teach and to engage ~ Article by Lisa Maria Boyles, Illustrations by Joel Beery, excerpted from Fresno State Magazine Pick an art, any art. There’s a good chance it will be taught, performed or shared during two special programs offered this summer to provide community access to some […]Read More
~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, The College of Arts and Humanities Good writers pay attention to details. Even when they’re doing something else, they watch to see how some tiny element may fit into a story later. They’re always taking mental notes, listening with their heart and mind, thinking how their own and other’s experiences […]Read More
For the first time, the College of Arts and Humanities will celebrate the current and former Top Dog honorees of the college at a luncheon Friday during Homecoming Week. “The Top Dog honorees from our college have made immeasurable contributions to our college campus and to our broader community, through their distinguished careers, volunteer work, philanthropy […]Read More
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 […]Read More