President's Showcase of Excellence

A celebration of stories of success, innovation and best practices

2019 Exhibitors

Strategic Priority 1

Project Title Team Members Department
Academic Awareness Workshop: Bringing Elements of Group Counseling to Probation Interventions Isamar Alvarez, Sonya Peña College of Social Sciences Advising Center
Academic Success Workshops: Increasing the Reach of Intangible Success Skills to Decrease Achievement Gaps Gerardo Gomez, Jamaal Washington SupportNet/Learning Center
Activity Event Planning to Maintain a Healthy Social Life - Life Lessons from Wayfinders at Fresno State for Students Gary Hagy, Ryan Wilson, Martina Island Kremen School of Education
Arts Integration for Equity and Student Success Susan Schlievert Curriculum & Instruction
Bridging Student Affairs and Academic Affairs Through Educational Programming and Services for Asian Pacific Islander and American Indian Student Success Shimel Her Saychou, Jackie Rasphone, Tommy Mak, Michael Ballin, Erik Escovedo Cross Cultural and Gender Center
Bringing the 17th Century to the 21st-Century Student through Multi-disciplinary and Collaborative Approaches. María Dolores Morillo MCLL
Building Opportunities with Networks of Discovery (BOND) Brandy Ezenwugo, Elizabeth Gaw, Alfredo Lopez, Jason Vang College of Science and Math
Bulldog Social Squad Amanda Stewart Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
CalFresh Outreach Jessica Medina, Carlos Aguirre Food Security Project
CANVAS Center for Faculty Excellence and Academic and Institutional Effectiveness Center for Faculty Excellence and Academic and Institutional Effectiveness
Center for Ethics, Character, and Civic Education Andrew Fiala, Jack Benninga Philosophy
Center for Leadership Breanne Scogin, Sophie Karas, Camerina Morales, Gilbert Falcon, Sara Vazquez, Michael Hahn Student Involvement
Central Valley Emerging Leaders Summit (CVELS) Breanne Scogin, Sophie Karas, Amanda Banks, Sara Vazquez Student Involvement
COAST Online Tutoring Andrew Hernandez, Parveen Kaur, Tania Kaur, Nick Medina, Chanelle Ojieh Learning Center
Collecting and Transforming Data into Useful Information and Actionable Insights Marie Tongson-Fernandez Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Community engagement through service learning: Moving ahead with kindness, confidence, and passion Kristy Sun, Sonet Van Zyl, Eddie Rios, Jared Beth, Byran Wegley, Evan Colins, Officers from Enology Society & Viticulture Club Viticulture and Enology
Cross Cultural and Gender Center Vicki Taylor Cross Cultural and Gender Center
Developing the Whole Person: Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Trauma, and Self-Care for Special Education Teachers and Counselors Alicia Becton, Dominiqua Griffin Kremen School of Education and Human Development
DISCOVERe Mobile Technology Program DISCOVERe Hub DISCOVERe
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP): Peer Mentoring and First Year Student Success Judy Clements, John Lor, Kornya Lansana, Victor Jacobo Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
Empathy Seeking in Tutoring William Hardaway, Tony Losongco, Giselle Velasquez, Berenice Tapia, Sandra Arevalo Learning Center, Tutoring Program
Fresno Family Counseling Center Maira Hernandez, Christopher Lucey KSOEHD
FresnoSTARTALK: The Oriental Express Jennifer Yue, Li Mann Linguistics
Graduate Net Initiative: Graduate Student Support by the Numbers Andrea Cortes, Estevan Parra Graduate Net Initiative
Graduate Study Center Debra Neufeld, Ronald Dzerigian, Andrea Vidaurri Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Impact of Guided-Inquiry Approaches in Physical Science Laboratory Curriculum for K-8 Teachers Alvir Sangha, Dermot F. Donnelly, Frederick Nelson, David Andrews Chemistry
Implementation of Mobile Technology in an Athletic Training Program Brittany Clason and Stephanie Moore Kinesiology
Improving Retention in First-Year College of Science and Mathematics Students Mara Brady, Corrine Cowan, Amber Reece, Beth Weinman, Matthew Zivot College of Science and Mathematics
Innovative Programs to Engage Central Valley Students in Mathematics Dr. Rajee Amarasinghe, Dawn Moate Mathematics
Let's Talk Myrna Pacheco, LMFT SHCC
Level Up Your Career Game Elizabeth Rodriguez, Marc Garcia Career Development Center
Lyles Center Program and Services Crystle Ruz, Mary Perez, Gabriel Gatchalian Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MCJ 159S: PR Cases & Campaigns Bailey Margosian, Jackie Solorio-Ayala Media, Communications and Journalism
MCJ Multimedia Production Service Candace Egan, Rachel Zurcher, Cyrel Mallory, Gianna Rea, Joseph Domingo Media, Communications and Journalism
MentorU Nancy Vue Dog Days
Mobile Health: Interdisciplinary collaboration amongst students to provide health services to underserved populations Kathleen Rindahl Nursing
Off-Campus Student Life (OCSL) Program Juan Guzman and OCSL Leadership Board Student Involvement
Paying it Forward: Stress Management Techniques provided to DPT students by DPT students Jennifer Roos, Jennifer Adame-Walker, Jenna Sawdon-Bea, Bhupinder Singh Physical Therapy
President's Commission on Human Relations and Equity Vicki Taylor President's Commission on Human Relations and Equity
Program Evaluation of International Coffee Hour at Fresno State Hiromi Kubo, Julisa Maldonado Vargas, Frank Puccio, Pa Nhia Xiong Doctoral Program of Educational Leadership at Fresno State, Kremen School of Education and Human Development
Project Ignite Anna Borgeas, Gabriel Gatchalian, Max J. Tsai, Emil Milevoj Technology Services and Lyles Center of innovation and entrepreneurship
Reaching Fresno State Men through MENtoring Jamaal Washington, Anthony Utterback SupportNet
Scholars In Service Jessica Pablo Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning
Smart Farm for the Future - NSF funded Fresno State Research Balaji Sethuramasamyraja, Bruce Roberts Industrial Technology
STEM 5 Mary Perez, Crystle Ruz, Gabriel Gatchalian Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Student Managed Entreprises | CSB Student Store Cara Peracchi Douglas, Haiying Zhang, Micheala Kimble, Christian Mendez Craig School of Business, Development
SupportNet's Mentoring Program Sandra Arevalo, Mungnang Vang, Gladis Villalpando, Alexus Rodriguez SupportNet
TALK - Fresno State's Student-Run PR Firm Emily Valdez, Amber Chandler, Dani Muller, Jordan Houseworth, Gabby Marchese Media, Communications and Journalism
The excellence of school psychology graduate program School Psychology Graduate Program Psychology
The Success of Diversity Joe Guerra, Tong Lee, Jose Mundo, Yeng Vue TRIO Student Support Services Program
The Voice of the Student: Utilizing Qualitative Data Alex Nottbohm, Cory Cowan Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Transforming the Learning Experience: Online Supplemental Instruction Nancy Rosales, Crystal Arias, Savannah Vang, Stephanie Izaguirre, Crystina Ciula, Eden Anderson, Pajai Xiong, Inderpreet Bal, Itzcalli Pizano Learning Center
TRIO Student Support Services Veterans (SSSV) Russell Gross, James Patton, Arik Shockley, Jassmine Luna Student Success Services
uBadges: Fresno State Blockchain-powered Micro-credential Platform Max J. Tsai, John Wagenleitner, William Chen, Erick Castro Technology Services
Unlea$hed! Money Management Center 24/7 Charah Coleman, Caitlin Reiman Money Management Center
Using Service-Learning to Enhance Integrated Clinical Experience in the DPT Program Jennifer Adame-Walker Physical Therapy

Strategic Priority 2

Project Title Team Members Department
Auxiliary Human Resources/Payroll Sara Pena, Nicole Lane, Monica Valencia, Amanda Chamberlain, Myles Scott Auxiliary Human Resources/Payroll
CSU Learn Sue Shaw Vice President for Administration and Organizational Excellence
Evidence Room Amy Luna Public Safety
Human Resources Services Anastasia Tolmasoff, Brittany Isom Human Resources
Madden Library Copyright Team Gretchen Higginbottom, David Drexler, Matthew Doyle Henry Madden Library
Sustainable Hydration Pete Serrato Facilities Operations - Warehouse
Visualizing Fresno State’s Research Output David Drexler, Xiaoming Yang Library
Workplace Quality Katie Williamson, Kathleen Scott, Eloisa Valdivia Organizational Excellence

Strategic Priority 3

Project Title Team Members Department
CSUSafety Assessment and Inspect Ryan Preston Environmental Health and Safety and Risk Management
Healthy Campus: Direct Observation of the One-Mile Bulldog Trail and Outdoor Exercise Area Nicole J. Smith, Ph.D., Ashley J. Dwelle, Eric LeNorgant, Morgan A. Spiegel, & Denise M. Ramirez, M.A., Audrey Ang Kinesiology
Technology Services - TeamDynamix Service Desk Harry Zahlis, Brad Barker, Kyle Breckheimer Technology Services
What is Hybrid? Kimberly Coy, Joanne Ramirez LEBSE

Strategic Priority 4

Project Title Team Members Department
Burning Down the House: A Project that is an Intersection of Tribal and Academic Interests Dr. John Pryor Anthropology
Community & Regional Planning Center Frida Cardoza Community & Regional Planning Center
Community Connection, Critical Conversations, and Mentorship through Literature Jamaal Washington, Renee Cromer, Jennifer Crowe SupportNet & Arne Nixon Center
CRLP at Fresno State 2018/19: Collaborating with Local Educators on Dual Immersion, Foundational Reading, and Teacher Leadership Initiatives Nichole R. Walsh, Patricia M. Lopez Educational Leadership
Engaging Students in Research and Community Service: The Parkinson's Disease Exercise Program Monica Rivera Physical Therapy
Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Physical Education using the Heart Zones System: An Emerging Partnership between Fresno Unified School District and CSU, Fresno Nicole J. Smith, PhD, Michele L. Pacheco, M.A., Cassandra Joubert, ScD Kinesiology
Equity in School Discipline: Scholarly Impact on Fresno County Schools Jessica Hannigan Educational Leadership
Expanding Education Access - Fresno State Downtown Center Susan Hawksworth, Daniel Bernard Continuing & Global Education
Fresno State's Observatories and new Allsky Meteor Camera Frederick A. Ringwald Physics
Green Internships Help Students Learn, Grow, and Teach Dr. Monique Bell Marketing and Logistics
Hmong Pesticide Safety Video Project Candace Egan, Bill Erysian, Ediberto Gonzalez, Eric Zamora Media, Communications and Journalism and Jordan College of Ag
Homecoming 2018: Forever Fresno State Rebecca Cantido Student Involvement
Leading, Learning, Achieving Together The John D. Welty Center for Educational Policy and Leadership Education Leadership
Mediator Mentors Program Dr. Negin Tahvildary, Angela Guzman, Rennie Tores, Juana Ornelas, Katarina Kezirian Philosophy
Mind Map: Advocacy in Collaborative Partnerships to Increase Mental Health Workforce Nisha Nair, Dr. Janice Sanders, Dr. Marie Gilbert School of Nursing
OCED Dartboard Ismael Herrera OCED (Office of Community & Economic Development)
Office Of Black Student Student Success Program Office Of Black Student Success EOP
Parent University Shelby Gonzales Parent University
Physical Activity, BMI, Body Composition and Nutrition of Community College Mothers: A Pilot Study Adriana Sanchez, Jasleen Kaur, Margarita Martinez, Shannamar Dewey, Ph. D., Catherine G. R. Jackson, Ph. D. Kinesiology
Project HOPE - Case Management at Fresno State Diana Karageozian, Devin Blagg Student Health and Counseling Center
Regional Broadband Consortium Eduardo Gonzalez Regional Broadband Consortium
Rural Development Center Eduardo Gonzalez Rural Development Center
San Joaquin Valley Writing Project: Engaging with Teachers and Students Throughout the Region to Improve the Writing of All Students Juliet Wahleithner LEBSE
Sexual Health at Fresno State: A Unique Partnership Kay Busby, Marissa Corpus, Kathy Yarmo Student Health and Counseling Center
SJV Partnership Ismael Herrera SJV Partnership
Small Business University Eduardo Gonzalez Small Business University
The community impact of a 2lb preterm baby Sandra Flores Fresno County Preterm Birth Initiative- College of Health and Human Services
Undocu-Ally Training Gabriela Encinas Dream Success Center
University 8 Russell Gross and Jeremy Chapman Student Success Services
Utilizing Hispanic Interpreting Students in Service Learning Opportunities in the Hispanic Community Dr. Janice Smith-Warshaw Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies
Welty Center for Educational Policy and Leadership Dr. Virginia Boris, Dr. Mabel Franks Ed

 

 

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