Bulldog Pride Fund announces Edna Garabedian Vocal Performance Award

Edna Garabedian

With $50,000 in new donations to its endowment, the Bulldog Pride Fund has announced a new $2,000 per year vocal award in honor of local opera legend Edna Garabedian. The Department of Music will select the inaugural “Bulldog Pride Fund: Edna Garabedian Vocal Performance Award” for the 2010-21 school year.

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The Bulldog Pride Fund establishes two new scholarships

New CAH scholarship opportunities

The Bulldog Pride Fund at Fresno State has established two new, annual scholarships to be presented for the first time in the 2018-19 academic year: the Eartha Kitt Vocal Performance Award and the Larry Newsome Theatre Arts Award.

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Remembering, honoring Poet Laureate Philip Levine

Philip Levine

California State University, Fresno continues to find new ways to honor the late U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and professor emeritus of English, more than two years after his death. In May 2017, Fresno State dedicated the new Philip Levine Reading Room inside the Henry Madden Library, a room that now houses Levine’s extensive collection of more than 2,000 books. Levine’s wife, Frances, donated their personal library, a gift made to inspire future generations of poets and readers.

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MCJ students honored at scholarship reception

Dozens of students in the Media, Communications and Journalism Department were honored at the annual scholarship reception on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Vintage Room at Fresno State. ABC 30 Scholarship Recipient: Judith Saldivar The ABC 30 Journalism Scholarship was created in January 2010 and has become the department’s largest scholarship. It is given to […]

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Marching Band gives heart and soul to college experience

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles Brass horns play rousing music that fills the stadium. Drums punctuate the beat. Color guard dancers flash their flags in sync with the music. Their music makes our feet tap, our voices cheer, and gets our enthusiasm rolling. There’s no denying it. The spirit shown by the Fresno State Bulldog […]

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Alumnus Soul Vang creates endowed scholarship, poetry prize

~ By Jefferson Beavers, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Fresno State celebrated trailblazing Hmong-American alumnus Soul Vang (soulvang.net/) for creating an endowed scholarship and annual poetry prize aimed at encouraging students to pursue their passion for writing about the Asian-American experience. Vang, a poet and educator who holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing and a […]

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