Strategic Priority 4

Idea Summary Idea Submitter
Next step
Have a Farmer’s Market/Food Truck option for us to buy delicious fresh produce.  Jose ElaGarza Forward to department for further review
Build a Fresno State crowdfunding website. Li Ming Forward to department for further review
Hold a monthly Saturday Market open to Fresno State staff, faculty and students to market their wares. Rhonda Velazquez Forward to department for further review
Develop a "One Day at Fresno State" Saturday event to bring the public back to campus for academics and see Fresno State from a students' perspective Peter Robertson Forward to department for further review
Create a Fresno State Welcome Center Cher Travis Ellis Forward to department for further review
Implement the "Green Dot" program to empower students to prevent and defeat sexual harassment/assault on campus and in the community. Boyce Buckner Forward to department for further review
Develop a Fresno State Veteran's Organization with a University Appointed Representative to provide oversight and communicate all events to have a united Fresno State Veterans Team. Boyce Buckner Forward to department for further review
Develop and implement a student philanthropy council to establish a culture of student philanthropy, benefiting Fresno State through monetary gifts. Blair Smittcamp Forward to department for further review
Make Fresno State merchandise more available (possibly on Amazon) and offer special merchandise for alumni that gives option of making an additional donation to the school. Faith Yenen Forward to department for further review
Partner with city leaders, builders in the community, and students from Lyles College of Engineering to provide housing to the homeless in our community. Helen Martinez Forward to department for further review
Purchase an Addition Unit that Fresno State owns to enable collaboration with other health services in CHHS to provide more holistic services to the underserved populations throughout Fresno.  In addition, invest in a food trolley from the Dept of Ag, and also partner with dieticians and counseling services. Kathleen Rindahl Forward to department for further review
Develop a "Linkages Program" for entering Freshman and Sophomore students, or transfer students from Community Colleges who attended high school in our region with Linked Learning Pathways. Nancy Akhavan Forward to department for further review
Develop a Fresno State Community Garden to support the
Student Cupboard.
Kathy Yarmo, Lars Newlander Forward to department for further review