Remembering MCJ Professor Emeritus Rita Atwood

Rita Atwood

Rita Atwood, Fresno State Professor of Media, Communications and Journalism whose teaching abilities and course development impacted countless students and media professionals, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019. She was 69 years old.

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Provost Awards honor CAH faculty

Dr. Melanie Hernandez, Faith Sidlow and Steven Church

The Provost’s Awards were established in 1993 to recognize the outstanding teaching, research and service that is central to the mission of Fresno State. Honorees provide students with a stimulating environment that fosters learning and affirms the University as an intellectual and cultural leader in the Central Valley.

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This week on Fresno State Focus: Grizzly Fest, squirrels, Diamond Dogs

Fresno State Focus

This edition of Fresno State Focus will air live at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2019 on Comcast Channel 94, U-Verse Channel 99 and will be repeated at 6 p.m. the next day. You can also watch the live streams on Apple TV, Roku and on CMAC.TV which is under the “Watch Live” tab and the “CMAC 2 – Education” page

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Hundreds of high school students to learn about career options during MCJ Day

This fall, hundreds of high school students from around the Valley will descend on Fresno State for the first-ever MCJ Day. For many, it will be their first time to see a collegiate path forward on their journey to a career as an advertising, public relations, multimedia production, broadcasting or print/digital journalism professional.

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This week on Fresno State Focus…

Fresno State Focus

A public affairs program produced by Media, Communications and Journalism students – reporter Esther Oganyan from Fresno shows us how the “Watch Dog” program helps empower students with CPR training.

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George Garnica, Student of Distinction

George Garnica

By the time George Garnica arrives at Fresno State for class every day, he has already worked a full morning shift at KSEE 24 television. About 22 years ago, his hard work in a Fresno County summer program at Telemundo paid off with a full-time job offer. Unfortunately, that meant he had to stop his education to focus on his work — which he says always bothered him.

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