Introducing Fresno State's New President
It's the end of this first full week as Fresno State president Dr. Joseph I. Castro and his wife, Mary, load into their new sand-colored Jeep Wrangler and leave campus at 6:15 a.m. for a day trip to Hanford – no GPS necessary. Castro was born and raised in Hanford, a town of 55,000 people about 40 minutes south of Fresno, making him the first San Joaquin Valley native to serve as president in Fresno State's 103-year history.
Carr hopes his juggling act has perfect ending
Derek Carr looked downfield, rolled out to his right to pass and – whoosh! – got splashed with full buckets of water from both sides while more water rained down on him from a hose.
Alumnus leaves $5 million estate gift
When John W. Long passed away Jan. 26, 2013 at age 89, the value of his estate had grown to more than 5 million – enough to endow full-tuition scholarships for more than 20 Fresno State students every year.
Harwell brothers model success to at-risk youngsters
With new Fresno State degrees in hand, Byron Harwell (Mass Communication and Journalism) and brother Brent Harwell (Criminology) spent the summer of 2013 working on the next stage of their journey from foster care to college success to helping others follow their lead.