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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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Frances Levine, Longtime Fresno State Supporter, Dies at 94

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FRESNO STATE — Frances Levine, whose gift to Fresno State of her U.S. poet laureate husband’s extensive personal book collection sparked the creation of the Philip Levine Reading Room inside the University library, passed away in Fresno on June 13. She was 94. The generosity of Frances Levine — known by friends as “Franny” — was emblematic of her life ...

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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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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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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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Nursing Faculty Member Returns From 13th Medical Mission

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FRESNO STATE — The city of Daule’ — located in central Ecuador (see map below) — is well known for its production of rice. But like many other cities of South America, it is similarly renowned as an area of great poverty with limited access to medical services. Dr. Bryan Tune, an assistant professor of nursing at Fresno State, went ...

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Fresno State Welcomes New Dean to College of Social Sciences

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FRESNO STATE — Dr. Elizabeth A. Lowham, a public policy scholar with expertise in the areas of leadership and management, analysis and organizational development, is the new dean of the College of Social Sciences at Fresno State. “Dr. Elizabeth A. Lowham is an award-winning teacher and public policy scholar with expertise in the areas of research methodology, leadership and management, ...

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