Ashley Swearengin to receive 2021 Ethical Leadership Award

Ashley Swearengin speaks at a Central Valley Community Foundation event

The Fresno State Ethics Center, in conjunction with the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Better Business Bureau of Central California, will name Ashley Swearengin as the 2021 Ethical Leadership Award recipient during their Celebration of Ethics. Emceed by Emily Erwin, the televised event will air at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, on KSEE24.

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Remembering Dr. Warren Kessler

Dr. Warren Leslie Kessler at the Great Wall of China

Fresno State Philosophy Professor Emeritus and former Department of Philosophy Chair Warren Leslie Kessler passed away on April 2 in Stockton, California, after complications with an infection. He was 78.

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Dean’s Medalist: Caleb Charles

“From a young age, I have recognized the injustices found in society towards people of color, and this has provided the fuel for my ambition.” ~ Caleb Charles

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VIDEO: Engaging students in an online world

Dr. Vadim Keyser in an online interview.

As he and his students shelter in place, Dr. Vadim Keyser has employed a variety of teaching tools and techniques, including scientific modeling and visualization, video presentation, and guided reading.

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Philosophy Department spearheads Gandhi commemorations for 150th birthday

Anyone familiar with Fresno State will recognize the Peace Garden, just north of the Henry Madden Library, as one of the most beautiful and serene places on campus. The statues begin with the larger than life head of Gandhi who gazes east at the depictions of those who have followed his legacy. With the Peace Garden’s location near the center of campus life, these ideals of civil rights and non-violence lie at the heart of Fresno State.

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Students bring new insights into Gandhi’s legacy through art and philosophy

Winning entry by Michaela Amesquita

As Fresno State and the community prepares to celebrate the 150th birthday of Gandhi in October, students were invited to participate in the Gandhi’s Global Legacy Student Media Competition. The competition called for submissions across various categories of media that provide new insights into Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence.

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