The Fresno State faculty who are teaching in the Rhetoric & Writing Studies program in the Department of English are working to change the conversation about writing on campus, in the community, and beyond. In our fourth installment, meet Dr. Tom McNamara, an assistant professor of English who came to Fresno State in 2016.
~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Betsy A. Hays, Department of Media, Communications and Journalism professor at Fresno State, was named the University’s Faculty Service-Learning Scholar for 2017-18. The one-year term, which is supported with faculty release time, provides professional development training and support for faculty members interested in creating or enhancing a service-learning course. Chris Fiorentino, […]
Two professors in the Department of Media, Communications and Journalism recently were honored during Fresno State’s Service Recognition Reception, hosted by University President Joseph I. Castro. Candace Egan and Jes Therkelsen received the Outstanding Faculty award during the annual event, held May 3 in the Satellite Student Union. The awards recognize the exemplary commitment to community engagement exhibited […]
~ Pictured above, from left: Program director Genoveva Islas, Fresno State student Raul Reyes and communications specialist Eva Marie Falk. Raul Reyes, Ricky Gutierrez, Carmen Chiu and Vanessa Valenzuela, students in the MCJ 118S class, were honored with the Volunteer Award at Cultiva La Salud’s 10-year anniversary celebration on April 12 at the Radisson Hotel in […]
Pictured above: Will Nelson talks to village boys during a service-learning trip to Fiji. ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles A documentary entitled “Fresno to Fiji,” produced by MCJ Professor Jes Therkelsen and four MCJ students who traveled to Fiji in 2015, aired on Valley PBS, Channel 18, in August. Through this service-learning project, students helped aid development in […]