New Faces: Nicola Olsen

New Faces: Nicola Olsen

We are excited to welcome Nicola Olsen as she joins the Department of Theatre and Dance as Assistant Professor of Piano. She teaches Drama 137 Creative Dramatics, Drama 136(S) Puppetry, Drama 138A Children’s Theatre and Drama 138B Children’s Theatre. 

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New Faces: Michael Krikorian

New Faces: Michael Krikorian

Michael Krikorian returns to his alma mater, Fresno State, as he joins the Department of Music as an Associate Professor.

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Peach Blossom returns to Fresno State after pandemic

Elementary School children practice for their Peach Blossom Performance.

This year’s 64th annual Peach Blossom Festival marked the beginning of a return to normalcy for students. This first post-Covid festival drew nearly 1,000 students, plus parents, chaperones, and spectators, to the Fresno State campus.

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Genocide survivor teaches lessons from the holocaust

Amila with family Bosnia

“As we finally crossed the border into Germany, the bus stopped. People got out and ran to a nearby grocery store to buy something to eat,” Becirbegovic said.  “We were starving, but didn’t have any money left.” 

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