Activities

The Fall 2014 Brochure is now available; call 559.278.0008 or email us to receive a copy via U.S. Mail. You may also download a print version (PDF 4MB) by clicking here.

Fall 2014
General Sessions
Date & TimeLocationEvent/ActivityFeaturing
Monday, Sept. 8,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union Combating Human Trafficking in the Central Valley Curtis Chastain
Monday, Sept. 29,
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Satellite Student Union

Hunger in the San Joaquin Valley: A Hidden Epidemic in a Region of Abundance

CANCELLED DUE TO SPEAKER ILLNESS

Andy Souza
Monday, Oct. 6, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Satellite Student Union Common Core State Standards: An Epic Time in Education Diane Leonardo
Monday, Oct. 27,
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Satellite Student Union Fresno County Sheriff's Office and Current Events Margaret Mims
Monday, Nov. 3,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union Fresno State Athletics and the Potential Effects of Recent NCAA Legislation and Litigation Thomas Boeh
Monday, Nov. 24, 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Satellite Student Union Two Cities, Two Mayors: Local Government Through the Lenses of Two Mayors Ashley Swearengin & Lynne Ashbeck

Fall 2014
Short Courses
Date & TimeLocationEvent/ActivityFeaturing
Four Mondays, Sept. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191 Life as Seen by a Biologist Dr. Richard Haas
Four Tuesdays, Sept. 9, 16, 23 & 30, 
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 194 Gentle Restorative Yoga Lindsay Huerta
Six Wednesdays, Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8 & 22, 
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 194 Writing your Memoirs Tanya Nichols
Three Thursdays, Sept. 11, 18 & 25,
3:30 - 5 pm
UBC 194 Japanese Calligraphy Tomoko Kozasa
Four Wednesdays, Oct. 1, 8, 22 & 29, 3 - 4:30 pm UBC 191 Paris in the Jazz Age: Art, Artists and the Avant-garde Susana Sosa
Four Mondays, Oct. 6, 13, 20 & 27,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191 A Nation of Immigrants Dr. Allen Carden
Four Tuesdays, Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191 Disney into the New Millennium Paul Kaser
Three Thursdays, Oct. 9, 16 & 23, 
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191 Let's Look at More Art Joyce Aiken
Four Tuesdays, Oct. 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191 Climate Change in our Planet Dr. Patrick Cassen
Six Mondays, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec. 1 & 8,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 194 Memoirs to Poetry Megan Bohigian
Four Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19 & Dec. 3,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191 De-Romanticizing Tartan: Mining Scottish History from the Popular Mythology Brenna Barks
Three Thursdays, Nov. 6, 13 & 20,
10 - 11:30 am
UBC 191 Art History: "Sight-Seeing" Along the Silk Road Hazel Hofman
Three Thursdays, Nov. 6, 13 & 20, 
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191 Personal Revelations on Modern Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment Bob Roberts
Four Tuesdays, Nov. 18, 25, Dec. 2 & 9,
3 - 4:30 pm
UBC 191 The Philosophy of Love Dr. Andrew Fiala
Four Fridays, Sept. 12, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 & Dec. 5
11 - 12:30 pm
UBC 194 Book Club  Kay Davies

Fall 2014 
Field Trips
Date & TimeLocationEvent/Activity
Monday, Sept. 8, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Fresno State Behind the Scenes at the Henry Madden Library
Friday, Sept. 19, 9 am - 3 pm Dunlap (Bus Trip)
Cat Haven Tour
Friday, Sept. 26, 1 pm - 5:30 pm Hanford (Bus Trip) The Clark Center: Japanese Calligraphy Exhibit
Friday, Oct. 3, 3 pm - 5 pm Fresno Community Food Bank Tour
Friday, Oct. 24, 6 am - 8 pm San Francisco (Bus Trip) Walt Disney Family Museum
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 10:30 am - 12 pm William Saroyan Theater Ice Cream, Social Responsibility & Innovative Bus. Philosophy
Friday, Nov. 14, 5:30 am - 8:00 pm Los Angeles (Bus Trip) California Science Center

To see past activities:

Brochures from our past semesters are linked on the Resources page.