Media Clips 8.18-20.12

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Media Clips 8.18-20.12

Postby madona » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:52 am

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Move-in Photos
(Fresno Bee © 08/19/2012)
Fresno Bee Photos - Move-in day.

Fresno State's President Welty Completes 22 Years
(KMJ © 08/20/2012)
Fresno State will soon be looking for a new President, following John Welty's surprise announcement Friday, that he'll retire next summer.

Dragging Humanity Up the Shining Hills of a GIS Map to Create a Virtuous Planetary Superorganism: A Review of The Neighborhood Project
(Scienfitic American © 08/20/2012)
Madhusudan KattiAbout the Author: Madhusudan Katti is a reconciliation ecologist who grew up in a megacity (Bombay), studied the evolutionary ecology of birds in remote montane forests in India for a decade, then came back to cities to study urban evolutionary ecology and the dynamics of coupled social-ecological systems. He is also an Associate Professor of Vertebrate Biology at California State University, Fresno. Follow on Twitter @leafwarbler.

Brian Maxey: TCOE program accepting applications
(Visalia Times-Delta © 08/20/2012)
Final year for Fresno State president Fresno State President John Welty announced last week that he plans to retire in the summer of 2013. The 68-year-old began his tenure as president in 1991, which has been the longest in the university?s 102-year history.

Fresno State President John Welty to Retire Next Summer
(VPR © 08/17/2012)
Fresno State President Dr. John Welty announced his retirement today before an assembly of university faculty and staff. His retirement will take effect in summer of 2013, after the conclusion of the current academic year. He will turn 68 later this month. Welty began his term as university president in 1991, and oversaw a period marked by both growth and controversy. Welty led the effort to build the Save Mart Center, the new addition to the Henry Madden Library and several other major campus buildings.

Valley briefs: Police to patrol near schools on Monday
(Fresno Bee © 08/19/2012)
Fresno State lands $41 million in grants Fresno State was awarded more than $41 million in grants during the 2011-12 fiscal year -- the greatest amount in nine years and second-greatest ever at Fresno State. The $41 million, spread between 246 grants, is a 7% increase over grants received in 2010-11 and 13% above 2009-10.

Hundreds of students move into Fresno State halls
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 08/19/2012)
The start of the school year is just a few days away at Fresno State. On Saturday, hundreds of students kicked off the school year by moving into the residence halls. Move in day unofficially kicks off the start of the school year. This fall, Fresno State will welcome more than 21 thousand students. More than a thousand live in the dorms and Saturday night many are busy settling in.

College Move In Day
(KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno © 08/19/2012)
Saturday at Fresno State, University Courtyard bustled with students and parents. 1,100 people moving in brought about mixed emotions.“A little bit of tears, little bit of laughter and excitement,” said Erin Bole, Director of Housing.Inside the dorms, a couple of freshmen roomates got settled in.“I’m pretty pumped for college,” said Ryan Jones.The confined space is no big deal for James Bray.

Fresno State Freshmen Move In
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 08/19/2012)
It was move-in day for freshman at Fresno State, but the dorms will be a little less crowded this year as students struggle with the rising costs of higher education. More than 1,100 new students are moving into the campus dorms this year. Many are excited to take on their first experiences as college students.

Move-In Day At Fresno State
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 08/19/2012)
August 18, 2012 Updated Aug 18, 2012 at 7:09 PM PDT Students at Fresno State are gearing up for the fall semester, loading their dorm rooms as they begin a new phase in their education. 1100 students are moving in. It's a bit less than last...

Stillwater contract up for renewal as lots remain empty
(Redding Record Searchlight © 08/19/2012)
But economic development boosters stress that industrial parks are a long-term investments. "These things need to be done, and it costs money upfront," Mike Dozier, executive director for the Office of Community and Economic Development at Fresno State University, said of an industrial park like Stillwater. "It's an investment, just like investing in a college fund. Your kids won't be going to college for another 20 years, so should you wait a year before to invest?"

Saturday News Briefs
(Central Valley Business Times © 08/18/2012)
Fresno State receives $41 million in grants California State University, Fresno, was awarded more than $41 million in 246 grants during fiscal year ended June 30 ? the highest grant income in nine years and second greatest ever at Fresno State, the university?s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs says.

UC Merced names second in command
(Fresno Bee © 08/18/2012)
FYI - An official from the National Science Foundation has been named second in command at the University of California at Merced. Thomas W. Peterson, 62, assistant director for engineering at the national foundation, will assume his responsibilities as provost and executive vice chancellor on Dec. 3, according to university officials.

Runners enjoy cooler temps, rain at Fresno State's Watermelon Run
(Fresno Bee © 08/18/2012)
Fresno State cross country runners unofficially kicked off their season with the 48th annual Watermelon Run. Coach Sean McManus said the 2-mile run had more than 200 participants, with the Bulldogs runners racing in the 4-mile. The runs were held Saturday morning in intermittent rains.

Welty retires...Immigration help
(Fresno Bee © 08/18/2012)
What happened: John Welty, a fierce fundraiser whose commitment to academics and research boosted Fresno State's profile, announced Friday that he will retire as president at the end of the academic school year.

Fresno State's Welty to retire
(Central Valley Business Times © 08/17/2012)
The work of our university community ? has helped to build Fresno State into the premier regional university that it is today? Fresno State President John Welty says he will retire as president in next summer. With a tenure that began in August 1991, Mr. Welty is the longest serving president in the 102-year history of Fresno State. During his tenure, the Central Valley university has built $425 million in new facilities, seen its enrollment grow from about 19,800 to over 22,000 students and today offers 61 undergraduate degrees, 45 master degree programs, and three doctoral degrees.

EDITORIAL: Welty pushed era of growth
(Fresno Bee © 08/17/2012)
any of us may have forgotten what Fresno State looked like when John D. Welty arrived in 1991 to become the seventh permanent president of the university. Welty, who announced that he will retire next summer, oversaw a two-decade building program that cost almost a half-billion dollars. Ambitious projects remade the look of the campus, and brought state-of-the art facilities to the university.

Fresno State's John Welty to retire in summer 2013
(Fresno Bee © 08/17/2012)
Fresno State President John D. Welty announced Friday he will retire at the end of the school year, in summer 2013. With a tenure that started in August 1991, Welty was the longest-serving president in the 102-year history of Fresno State. Under Welty’s leadership, Fresno State’s enrollment has grown from about 19,800 to more than 22,000 today. The university offers 61 undergraduate degrees, 45 master degrees and three doctorate degrees.

WarZone:Won't be crying over spilled melk
(Fresno Bee © 08/17/2012)
John Welty's legacy as Fresno State president will be judged for a lot more than how he handled athletics.

Fresno State President Dr. John Welty to retire
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 08/17/2012)
Fresno State President Dr. John Welty announced Friday that this will be his last year at the university. The news was delivered Friday at a fall address to faculty Friday morning. "I've had a great opportunity to serve this university for over 21 years, together we have accomplished a great deal. Now I've decided This will be my last year as president of Fresno State," Welty said.

Fresno State President Welty Retiring
(KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno © 08/17/2012)
(Friday,08/17/2012 © KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno) Fresno State President Dr. John Welty has announced he is retiring at the end of the school year. Dr. Welty made the announcement Friday morning at the State of the Campus Address. Dr. Welty says there is really never a good time to retire but he has been contimplating this move for the past six months and after this school year, he will be ready to move onto other things like teaching. Welty also says he will stay on as a trustee with the CSU System.

Fresno State President John Welty Announces Retirement
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 08/17/2012)
Fresno State President John D. Welty announced today that he will retire as president in the summer of 2013. With a tenure that began in August 1991, Welty is the longest serving president in the 102-year history of Fresno State. He has extended the university’s regional and global reach, cultivated unprecedented private financial support and promoted diversity, innovation, service, enterprise and community engagement as foundations for the university’s future.

Fresno State President Welty Announces Retirement
(KMPH 26 © 08/17/2012)
Fresno State President John D. Welty announced Friday morning that he will retire in the summer of 2013. With a tenure that began in August 1991, Welty is the longest serving president in the 102-year history of Fresno State. He has extended the university's regional and global reach, cultivated unprecedented private financial support and promoted diversity, innovation, service, enterprise and community engagement as foundations for the university's future.

Fresno State President Stepping Down
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 08/17/2012)
August 17, 2012 Updated Aug 17, 2012 at 6:52 PM PDT A surprise announcement at Fresno State Friday. During the University's fall assembly address, President John Welty announced he will retire next fall. ...

Fresno State President Welty announces retirement
(The Business Journal © 08/17/2012)
Fresno State President John D. Welty announced today that he would retire in the summer of 2013 from the position that he has held for more than 20 years. Welty took over the position in August 1991, making him the longest-serving president in the 102-year history of Fresno State. During that time, the school has significantly improved its academic programs and overseen the construction of $425 million in new facilities, while the school’s enrollment has grown from approximately 19,800 students to its current number of over 22,000.

President Welty announces retirement
(The Collegian © 08/17/2012)
The Satellite Student Union was alive with murmurs as President John D. Welty announced at the faculty and staff fall assembly that this would be his last year with Fresno State as he plans to retire in the summer of 2013. President Welty, who has served as Fresno State’s president since 1991, said he has been pondering this decision for the past few weeks, but decided to retire approximately a week ago.
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