Half-staff flag tribute today for Jason Newsome

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Half-staff flag tribute today for Jason Newsome

Postby alangrid » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:24 am

The flags on the Fresno State campus will be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset today (July 24) in memory of Jason Newsome of the Web communications team in the Office of University Communications.

Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro issued the directive that the flags be lowered in honor of Mr. Newsome, a Fresno State employee since 2005. He worked in Information Technology Services before his transfer in 2011 to University Communications, where he was an Information Tech Consultant.

Mr. Newsome was also a Fresno State alumnus, graduating summa cum laude in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in Criminology/Law Enforcement. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1991-95.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Clovis Hills Community Church in Clovis (10590 N. Willow Ave. at International Avenue).

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