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Fresno State Bulldogs Launches “For the V” Campaign

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FRESNO STATE — With the sun rising on the next chapter of Fresno State Athletics, the pride and tradition of the Bulldogs is, and always will be, rooted in the Central Valley. Over the course of the next trip around the closest star, Fresno State Athletics will show why the Bulldogs compete “For The V” – an iconic symbol which ...

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Jordan College Receives Grants for Research and Training

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FRESNO STATE — The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State received two of only nine grants awarded nationwide from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture to expand efforts to educate students and conduct agricultural research and other activities. The college received nearly $900,000 of the $4 million in Capacity Building Grants ...

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Fresno State Alum Honors Mother With Gift to Kremen School

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FRESNO STATE — In December 2020, Fresno State alumnus Chuck Hudelson was looking to make a donation to the university in honor of his mother, Mildred. He wasn’t quite sure where he wanted his $100,000 IRA rollover monies to go, but when he shared with the university his mom’s passion for teaching, it was an easy decision. “Teaching just lit up ...

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Incarcerated Students Now Have New Path to College Degree

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FRESNO STATE — The new program at Fresno State is a collaboration between the College of Social Sciences, the Division of Continuing and Global Education and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The new program expands access to higher education among one of the most marginalized populations in the state. The degree program was accredited on May 5 by the Western ...

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New Grad With Bipolar Disorder Breaks Barriers With Podcast

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FRESNO STATE — Many college students live with anxiety, depression and other mental health issues, but that doesn’t have to be a barrier to achievement, said Fresno State graduate Andrea Lee. Despite receiving a diagnosis of bipolar disorder just as she started college, Lee recently graduated summa cum laude from Fresno State’s Craig School of Business at age 19, after ...

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Build Friendship Skills Now for Back-to-School Success Later

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FAMILY & CHILDCARE — Children of all ages are still learning to manage their emotions and get along with others. As they learn these skills, behaviors that make academic learning more challenging for everyone else in the classroom may be seen. The end of one school year is the perfect time to prepare for the next, as you’ve got all summer ...

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CSU Summer Arts Festival Kicks Off With Jazz and Poetry

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FRESNO STATE — The California State University released its 2022 Summer Arts performance schedule, opening with a concert featuring acclaimed saxophonist Benjamin Boone in collaboration with two-time United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and other guest artists. For the 17th time, CSU Summer Arts is being hosted in-person at Fresno State, from June 27 to July 24. Summer Arts ...

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California Lottery Has New Tool to Track Money for Schools

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SACRAMENTO – The California Lottery has unveiled a new and interactive tool that lets the public see how much California Lottery funding goes to schools by county and by school district. “We developed this follow-the-dollars feature on our website to help Californians better understand the true purpose of the Lottery,” said Alva V. Johnson, California State Lottery Director. “We exist ...

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YUSD Board Member Retires, Will Continue to Work Statewide

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AHWAHNEE – Veteran school trustee Monika Moulin retires from her seat on the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees at the end of the year, it was announced this week.  Her current term ends December 2022. The Ahwahnee resident has served on the Oakhurst-based district’s governing board since the unification of the former Yosemite High School District and its feeder ...

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Fresno State Announces New Dean of Jordan College

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FRESNO STATE — Dr. Rolston St. Hilaire — known for his urban water conservation background, research, community and industry support — has been named the new dean of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State, effective Sept. 15. Dr. St. Hilaire previously spent 24 years in the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico ...

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