Debut books by new English faculty win national awards

Authors Venita Blackburn and Joseph Cassara

By Jefferson Beavers Authors Joseph Cassara and Venita Blackburn, both new assistant professors of English at Fresno State, have each won national awards for their debut books. TheLos Angeles Press Club recognized Cassara’s novel, “The House of ImpossibleBeauties,” as Best Fiction Book 2018 in its 11th National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. The awards were given at […]

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New Faces: Media, Communications and Journalism welcomes four new professors

New Faces MCJ

The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our college, inspiring new […]

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New Faces: Theatre Arts welcomes Dr. Andy Waldron

Andy Waldron by Jeff Nohner

The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our […]

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NEW FACES: English

The College of Arts and Humanities (csufresno.edu/artshum/) at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies (fresnostate.edu/artshum/armenianstudies/) program. Of the 69 new faculty members at Fresno State this fall, about 20% of the new hires are in the College of Arts and Humanities. These new faculty bring innovative research, diverse […]

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Faculty artwork on display at M Street Graduate Studios

The Fresno State Art and Design Department (fresnostate.edu/artshum/artanddesign/) presents “Faculty Works,” an exhibition of artwork from their faculty and staff. For the first time, this event will be held in the gallery at the M Street Graduate Studios (fresnostate.edu/artshum/artanddesign/m-street.html) in downtown Fresno. This exhibition showcases the diversity and talents of these established artists, many of whom have […]

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