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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Top Fresno State teaching award goes to music professor Ben Boone

Ben Boone wins top teaching award

~ By Tom Uribes, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Dr. Benjamin Boone, professor in the Department of Music, has been awarded Fresno State’s 2017 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, announced Dr. Lynnette Zelezny, Fresno State’s provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Seven faculty members were selected for the Promising New Faculty category of the Provost’s […]

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Building Connections Through Art

Benefits gained by studying the arts and humanities – self-awareness, creative problem solving, appreciation of diversity and development of collaborative work habits – are applicable in a wide range of careers, said Dr. Una Mjurka, an associate professor of art and ceramics at Fresno State. Mjurka, winner of the 2015-16 Provost’s Award in Faculty Service, […]

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Striving for world peace, one note at a time

What does he want? “World peace.” How do we get there? “Music.” “People ask me why I work so hard all the time, why I dedicate so much time and energy into teaching and conducting, my answer has always been world peace,” said Dr. Thomas Loewenheim, professor of music (fresnostate.edu/artshum/music/) at Fresno State. “When my students […]

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