Purple and black confetti sprayed through the cold, night air as thousands of fans poured out of the stands to celebrate Fresno State's 24-17 win in the inaugural Mountain West Conference championship football game. But this isn't just a sports story. It's about more than that. It's about the role of athletics within a major university and how tapping into the passion of the community can define the university's future.
The Fresno Family Counseling Center is taking a team approach to making counseling services available to all. The center helps graduate students gain clinical experience in marriage, family and child counseling.
Fresno State student-athletes recorded a 3.11 cumulative grade-point average in the fall 2013 semester and landed 132 Bulldogs on the list of Academic All-Mountain West honorees in the past year.
The tablet program is at the core of President Joseph I. Castro's bold vision to find new ways of teaching that will engage and challenge students to improve their success in the classroom and the university's graduation numbers.