A piece of the community, hand-dipped in chocolate
Stafford's Chocolates
A piece of the community, hand-dipped in chocolate
A week after Rob Taylor (1985) bought Stafford’s Chocolates in Porterville, a man with sad eyes approached the shop’s counter. “He said, ‘this is the first year my daughter’s been away from home. She joined the military and is in Germany. She called and said, Dad, I just want one thing — will you go down to Stafford’s and send a box of chocolate to me? I just want a taste of home.’ That exchange made me realize how important this little chocolate shop is to our community,” Taylor recounted.
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Cory Ballis blowing glass
Blowing glass through the fire and flames
Ballis Glass sits in the heart of an industrial business maze just east of Fresno Yosemite International Airport. The over-sized workshop is home to numerous works of art, created at temperatures nearly as hot as lava.
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Top Dog Janet Young
Meet Janet Young, 2017 Kremen School of Education & Human Development Outstanding Alumna
“When I started in education, I absolutely loved it from day one,” Janet says. “I knew that was where my heart was, and that it was where I was meant to be — working with kids.”
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Leah Groves examines grapevines
Alumna now oversees campus vineyard
Fresno State’s vineyard technician, Leah Groves, oversees over 100 acres of vineyards across campus. Her job is to provide grapes and raisins for Fresno State products as well as other stores and wineries in the Central Valley.
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meat science students
Recent alumni create meat science scholarship endowment
Six recent Fresno State graduates have started the Ag One Meat Science Laboratory Scholarship Endowment to support students who work in the unit and produce an array of popular meat products sold at the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market. 
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Minith Real, physical education teacher
Minith Real recognized for excellence in education
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