Communication students engage in public advocacy in Valley communities

Lindsey Condra's Fresno Bee Op-Ed Article titled "New regulations needed to protect real service dogs and spotlight imposters

At the end of the Fall and Spring semesters, I often ask myself if we are doing enough as humanists to help the students live through the complexities of our world? Does our facilitation of students’ learning process give them the tools they need to live better? I argue that the answer is “Yes”

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Barking Bulldogs finish fall semester with big success at CSU Northridge

Barking Bulldogs

The Fresno State Barking Bulldogs wrapped up their Fall 2018 season with an excellent team performance at CSU Northridge on Nov. 2 through 4, with the Bulldogs placing third overall in the policy debate sweepstakes. Sweepstakes awards are an important team milestone because they are based on the performance of every Fresno State debater at […]

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Communication students organize TEDxFresnoState event

TEDxFresnoState team

Five speakers and one musician took to the TEDx stage in the Wahlberg Recital Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 14 for an afternoon designed to discover new ideas and spark conversations within our community. The event was curated by Dr. Marnel Niles Goins, Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Communication, and organized by her […]

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Alum Spotlight: Dr. Sonja M. Brown reflects on the impact of her Fresno State mentors

Sonja M. Brown

Fresno State College of Art and Humanities alum Dr. Sonja M. Brown continues her success in academia as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs at Great Basin College in Nevada. Although the transition to administration is one that Brown stated she could not have anticipated, she remembers how instrumental her Fresno State professors were […]

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Barking Bulldogs’ winning streak continues at SDSU and UNLV!

Barking Bulldogs Awards from SDSU Tournament

The Fresno State Barking Bulldogs competed in forensics tournaments at San Diego State University (SDSU) on Oct. 6-7 and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) on Oct. 20-22 and came home with a multitude of awards, including a first-place finish at each tournament. At SDSU, Primavera Leal Martinez and Aranveer Litt won first place […]

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Two new Communication professors expand department offerings

Two new Communication professor bring science and environmental communication to Fresno State

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Fresno State’s Department of Communication teaches students about the communication skills people need to function effectively in teaching, business, law, the communication professions, public service, politics and management. Two new faculty hires for the 2017-18 academic year bring greater depth to […]

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Peach Blossom Festival brings 5,000 youth to Fresno State campus

Elementary school students arrive on campus for the Peach Blossom Festival.

About 5,000 children representing nearly 145 elementary schools from the San Joaquin Valley will participate in the 60th annual Peach Blossom Festival of Oral Interpretation on Thursday and Friday, March 8 and 9, in various locations on the Fresno State campus. The festival, which attracts schools from Livingston to Delano, was created to help young people gain knowledge and appreciation […]

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Dr. Niles Goins elected VP of the WSCA

Dr. Marnel Niles Goins elected Vice President of the Western States Communication Association

Dr. Marnel Niles Goins, a Fresno State professor in the Department of Communication, has been elected as vice president for the Western States Communication Association, a professional organization for communication scholars.  

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CineCulture fall lineup begins with ‘The Eagle Huntress’

Poster for "The Eagle Huntress" film

The Fresno State CineCulture Series kicks off its fall 2017 lineup of film screenings with “The Eagle Huntress” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the fall semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in the Student Recreation Center). Some screenings are […]

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