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Dr. Andrew Hoff Recipient of Top Dog Award

August 19, 2014 - Dr. Andrew Hoff will receive the prestigious Outstanding Alumni Award for the College of Health and Human Services at the Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala, on November 7th, 2014. Read more as he gives us a look back on his 36 years at Fresno State. Read more.

Seven New Faculty Join College

August 18, 2014 - The College of Health and Human Services is pleased to welcome seven new faculty to our college, who bring with them a wealth of knowledge, expertise and passion for their field of study. Read more.

Wade Gilbert Joins Human Kinetics as Coach Education Advisor

August 15, 2014 - Kinesiology Professor Dr. Wade Gilbert has joined Human Kinetics as an advisor and representative, with a focus in the area of coach education. Human Kinetics, based in Champaign, IL, is a worldwide leader in providing quality informational and educational products in physical activity, health, sport, and sport science. Read more.

SWERT Student Assistant Finishes Law Program

August 1, 2014 - Cindy Arredondo, Social Welfare Evaluation, Research and Training Center (SWERT) Student Assistant graduates from the PPIA Junior Summer Institute at Berkeley,  a highly competitive law program. Read more.

Students recipients of Undergraduate Research Funds

July 29, 2014 - Christopher Morazan and Sergio Franco will pursue their project on orthopedic outcomes data, due to funds awarded to them through the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Research Grant program, which is spearheaded by the Division of Academic Affairs at Fresno State.  Morazan and Franco will receive $1,000 each, respectively, to further advance their studies in the area of kinesiology. Read more.

Fresno State welcomes School of Nursing

July 21, 2014 - The formal name for Fresno State’s Department of Nursing has officially been changed to the School of Nursing, effective July 17th, as per Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro. The school will remain under the College of Health and Human Services. Read more.

Dr. Betty Garcia appointed to Social Work Council

July 21, 2014 - Dr. Betty Garcia, professor in the department of social work education, was appointed to the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Council on Publications. Read more. 

School of Nursing program receives $700,000 in grant funds

July 17, 2014 - The Central California Center for Excellence in Nursing (CCCEN) received a $700,000 grant from the Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship program that will fund scholarships for 92 nurse practitioner students. Read more.

Kinesiology faculty present at national coaching conference

July 14, 2014 - Faculty in the Kinesiology Department recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 2014 National Coaching Conference. Dr. Wade Gilbert and Tim Hamel, along with graduate student Inge Milius, were given the unique opportunity to present at this conference, which brought in over 230 attendees. Read more.

Grant opens doors for new opportunities for School of Nursing

July 3, 2014 - The School of Nursing will now be able to expand their clinical outreach services to underserved areas, thanks to grants by the Song-Brown Program. In just a six month period alone, Fresno State has received over $600,000 in grant funding by this program. Read more.

Dean's Medalists awarded at 103rd Commencement

May 17, 2014 - We honored two of our fantastic graduates for the amazing work they’ve done in their respective departments. Congratulations to Emily Bosh [Department of Recreation Administration], Dean’s Undergraduate Medalist, and Karina Harris [Department of Communication Disorders and Deaf Studies], Dean’s Graduate Medalist - as well as the entire graduating class of 2014!! Read more.

Provosts recognizes CDDS faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Fran Pomaville, Associate Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies.She was recently selected as one of the 2014 Promising New Faculty recipients for the Provost’s Awards!

University breaks ground on new Physical Therapy Building

May 14, 2014 - The College of Health and Human Services is expanding its services, with the groundbreaking of the new Physical Therapy and Sport Administration building. The new 22,000 square foot facility, located near the North Gym and Aquatics Center, will serve as the main location for the Physical Therapy Department and various athletic coaches. Read more.

2014 Community Heroes Honored

April 4, 2014 - Heroes. They are individuals quietly making a difference in the lives of our community every single day, often unrecognized, behind the scenes. On April 4, 2014, we honored an outstanding group of men and women for their inspirational work and commitment to serving the needs of children and families throughout Central California. Check out photos from the event here.