President's Showcase of Excellence

A celebration of stories of success, innovation and best practices

2017 Exhibitors

Strategic Priority 1

Project Title Team Member(s) Department
 Agricultural Systems Management  Balaji Sethuramasamyraja  Industrial Technology
 Augmenting Instruction with Mobile Technology  Dr. Joseph Ross  Biology
 Be A HERO Brent Auernheimer, Bryan Berrett, Dusty Guthier, Kevin J. Ayotte, Rima A.  Maldonado, Tim Ryan, Vang Vang, Dennis Nef  Office of the Provost
Building a Successful SI Program Ko Yang, Tony Losongco, Nancy Rosales, Michael Rostro, Stephanie Izaguirre, David Garcia, Ben Akioyame, Sarah Rogers, Christian Cunningham Learning Center
Center for Leadership Breanne Scogin, Arthur Montejano, Sophie Karas, Rachel Gascon, Maddy Capistrano, Sara Vazquez  Student Involvement
College of Science & Mathematics First Year Experience (CSM FYE)Growing the Best Students  Jaime Arvizu, Mara Brady, Miranda Lopez, Nalong Mekdara, Lillian Senn, Beth Weinman, Matt Zivot College of Science and Math
COSS Linked: Sophomore Peer Mentor Program Joseph Escoto, Cristina Colin, Sandy Ho College of Social Sciences Advising Center
Cross Cultural and Gender Center Dr. Francine Oputa, Vicki Taylor, Idalia Morgutia, John Hunt Jr., Jessica Adams, Ofelia Gamez.  Cross Cultural and Gender Center
Department of Economics Economics Faculty Economics
DISCOVERe Tablet Program Liz Gonzalez Technology Services
DPT Service Learning through Peer-Mentoring: Students Helping Students Jennifer Roos PT DP GCS, Leslie Zarrinkhameh PT DPT GCS Physical Therapy
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP): A Legacy of Student Success Judy Clements, John Lor, Victor Jacobo, Kornya Lansana, Davion Baker  Educational Opportunity Program
Fashion Merchandising Program Student Opportunities and Achievements  Kelly Temple, Alexa Hanamaikai, Lizhu Davis Kelly Temple & Alexa Hanamaikai
Food Security Project  Jessica Medina Food Security Project
Fresno Family Counseling Center Donald Turnmire, Alexander Andrade-Lozano, Ravinder Johal, Maira Hernandez, Christopher Lucey KSOEHD-Fresno Family Counseling Center
Fresno State Graduate Writing Studio Debra Neufeld, Ronald Dzerigian, Chuck Radke Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Fresno State Mock Trial Program  Tyler Cass Criminology
Global News Relay Edmer Archila, Thalia Arredondo, Juan Avila, Bobby Falat, Jerry Gomez, Katie Gogo, Essence Harris, Jordan Kemp, Tristan Lewis, Natalie Nigg, Mary Kate Paquette, Courtney Rodgers Mass Communication & Journalism
Graduate Net Initiative Maritere Lopez, Imelda Dudley, Andrea Cortes Graduate Net Initiative
HireFresnoState Sheila Gallagher-Price Career Development Center
Huggin's Center Project Yenedit Valencia, Gerardo Mendez, Susana Bautista, Dorinda Velasco, Crystal Juarez, Dr. Laura Alamillo Student Club Organization 
Improving Computational Thinking w/ Coding in Cloud David Ruby, Sindhura Yalamanchili Computer Science
International Coffee Hour: Bridging Gaps in Intercultural Understanding through Collaboration Jamie Jones, Arturo Mendoza International Student Services & Programs (ISSP)
International Culture Night - One night when the world unites Linh Trang Tran International Student Services and Programs
Interprofessional Education & Collaboration: Fresno State’s Position in a Global Initiative Peggy Trueblood, Andrew Schiavello-Youngblood Physical Therapy
 Jumpstart Fresno Grizelva Sanchez, Neil Dion  Richter Center
Let's talk about the elephant in the room: an anonymous mental health screening event Georgianna Negron-Long, Danielle Mendoza, Jacob Howerton Student Health & Counseling Center
Los Danzantes de Aztlan Dr. Victor Torres Chicano and Latin American Studies
Making Academic Success Workshops Accessible Jamaal Washington, Maria Ramirez,Lauren Bra SupportNet
Office of Institutional Effectiveness Dmitri Rogulkin, Dr. Matthew Zivot, Marie Tongson-Fernandez, Azucena Rodriguez OIE
Partnership for a Healthier America - Fresno State's Healthier Campus Initiative Kathy Yarmo, Dr. Amber Hammons, Dr. Bhupinder Singh, Dr. Karine Gousset, Donna DeRoo Student Health and Counseling Center and Faculty Health Cohort
President's Commission on Human Relations and Equity Vicki Taylor, Dr. Francine Oputa, Dr. Ignacio Hernandez, Dr. Kathie Reid-Bevington President's Commission on Human Relations and Equity
Project Based Learning as a Training Tool William Hardaway, Heather Ryan, Lorie Fernandez Learning Center
Provost Graduation Initiative Tucker Blagen Division of Continuing and Global Education 
Public History Initiative: Preserving our Stories Dr. Romeo Guzmán, Sean Slusser, Joseph Orbock, Rocio Solis, Harley Hall, Raymond Rey, Roger Espinoza History
RCSL: Transformative Trainings Taylan Bennett Richter Center 
Service and Learning: Pro-Bono PT Neurology Clinic Monica Rivera PT DPTSc, Toni Tyner PT MS Physical Therapy
Solar Observing at Fresno State Frederick Ringwald  Physics
Study Abroad with the College of Arts & Humanities Honora Chapman, Gail Freeman College of Arts and Humanities
TALK Spring 2017 - Fresno State's Student-Run PR Firm Betsy Hays, Destiny Bonilla, Kelsey Koster MCJ
The Lyles Center Means Business Laurie Zaninovich Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 
Strategic Priority 2

Project Title Team Member(s) Department
CAIFE

Kathleen Scott
Katie Williamson

Organizational Excellence
Campus Wellness Kathleen Scott 
Katie Williamson
Organizational Excellence
Professional Development & Wellness Kathleen Scott,
Katie Williamson,
Eloisa Valdivia
Organizational Excellence
 Safety Services Amy Luna  Police Department

 
Strategic Priority 3

Project Title Team Member(s) Department
Bulldog Express Blanca Camacho, Guillermina Nunez Public Safety/Parking
Cities of Fresno and Clovis Burglary Hot Spots and Trend Mapping: 2015 and 2016 Dr. Xiaoming Yang Digital Service, Henry Madden Library
Summer Arts and Fresno State Ellen J. Klute, Holly Baum Admissions & Records and Technology Services

 
Strategic Priority 4

Project Title Team Member(s) Department
9066: Japanese American Voices From the Inside Adam Wallace, Gregory Megee Special Collections Research Center, Henry Madden Library
AgPLUS Erik Cherkaski OCED
Alternative Spring Break Shawna Blair  
Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children's Literature: Bridging Campus and Community Jennifer Crow, Jami Sanford Henry Madden Library
BlueTech Valley Innovation Cluster Helle Petersen International Center for Water Technology
Brew U at the Downtown Center Susan Hawksworth Continuing & Global Education
Building a Bond between the University and Local Native American Tribes Dr. John Pryor Anthropology
Career Readiness Academy Susan Hawksworth, David Hoff Continuing & Global Education
CLASSA Raymond Rey, Jamie Garcia Chicano and Latin American Studies
CRPC Frida Cardoza OCED
Fresno State Parent Universitiy Ismael Herrera OCED
Fresno State SBDC Eduardo Gonzalez OCED
Globalization of Interdisciplinary Health Education: A Multi-Country, Collaborative Initiative on Health Promotion Cheryl Hickey, Helda Pinzon-Perez, Leslie Zarrinkhameh Physical Therapy; Public Health
GradesFirst Monica Quintero Learning Center
Kicking it forward….Improving strength, balance and function in adolescent female soccer players Jenna Sawdon-Bea PT PhD Physical Therapy
MGT 110 Case Competition William H. Bommer Department of Management
OCED Mike Dozier OCED
Project Rebound Hannah Riccardi, Arnold Trevino, Emma Hughes Criminology
Regional Industry Clusters Initiative (RICI) Erik Cherkaski OCED
San Joaquin Valley Rural Development Center Ismael Herrera OCED
San Joquin Valley Writing Project: Connecting K-16 educators to improve the teaching and learning of writing in the Central Valley Juliet Wahleithner, Kathee Godfrey LEBSE (Juliet) & English (Kathee)
Social Media Jenny Toste University Communications 
Spanish for Police Cadets Cheryl Chan, Julia Spencer, Dominique Etchechury Continuing Global Education, American English Institute
SPARK Into Pathways, Fresno State Collaboration with Porterville Unified School District CaMSP Grant Cohort 13 K-8 STEM Initiative Nancy Akhavan, Nichole Walsh  Lyles College of Engineering/Kremen School of Education
What's ASCSU And Why Should It Matter To You? Susan Schlievert Curriculum & Instruction

 CAIFE
1st Year

Project Title Team Member(s)
Highway City- CHHS Honors Program Dr. Christine Maul, Dr. Stephanie Moore-Reed
Henry Madden Library and Fresno County Public Library Raymond Pun
Fresno Adult School Ellen Lipp
TOPSoccer Dr. Christine, A. Maul, Dr. Stephanie Moore-Reed 
Renaissance Scholars John Hunt
Associated Students, Incorporated Tara Powers-Mead, Ashleigh Rocker-Green
Fresno PARCS Dept. Sam Lankford, Brandon Taylor
Lowell CDC Janine Nkosi
Central Valley Emerging Leaders Summit Breanne Scogin, Arthur Montejano, Amanda Banks, Sara Vazquez

CAIFE
2nd Year

Project Title Team Member(s)
Employee Onboarding: Cultivating a Culture of Engagement & Belonging Bryan Berrett, Katie Williamson, Diana Ralls, Diane Volpp, Kathleen Schock, Keith Story, Zhanna Bagdasarov
The Future of Student Success: The HIP Center and Project Based Learning Matt Jendian, Frank Lamas, Arthur Montejano, Bernadette Muscat, Mike Pronovost, Martin Shapiro, Andrea Vidauri, Debbie Young
CAIFE Comprehensive Campus Calendar Angel Langridge, Dawan Truelsen, Erin Kent, Francine Oputa, Gerry Elizondo, Kim Morin, Athena Niayesh, Paul Ladwig and Pawn Sayphengsy
BARC: Bulldog Accessibility Resource Center Rima Maldonado, Tom Siechert, Jolynne Blake, Alicia Brown Becton, Michael Harding, Amin Makkawy, Vang Vang
Center for Business Solutions and Community Engagement Dana Zupanovich Lucka, Daryl Fitzgerald, Beth Wilkinson, Mike Dozier, Steven Koobatian, Emil Milevoj, Tom Burns
CAIFE Streamline AP process Josie Almeida, Ann Paley, John Howell, Cher Travis Ellis, Denise Munoz, Antoinette Castanon, Kris Westcott, Cece McAllister, Ben Hylton
Volunteer Opportunity Database Don Simmons, Trisha Studt, Jake Ward, Katie Adamo, T. Hasan Johnson, Tim Baker, Stephen Robertello, Filomena Fagundes, Larry Salinas
Enhanced Communication Team Betsy Hays, Marcy Gatzman, Elisa Rodriguez, Todd Graves, Mark Plattner, Kevin Ayotte, Mary Sauceda, Shirley Armbruster, Lisa Boyles, Melissa Tav
Course Substitution Process Lizbeth Avitia, Dolores Charest, Erica Lassen, Roseann Rodriguez, Xuanning Fu, Jenny Diaz

 

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