Media Clips 12.24.2015-1.4.2016

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Media Clips 12.24.2015-1.4.2016

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:16 pm


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Eric Kiesau named Fresno State Offensive Coordinator
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 12/31/2015)
Kiesau has previously been OC at Washington and Colorado Watch Video above for more on this story. ... r/1142800/

Fresnans ponder how to reduce hate crimes after elderly Sikh man attacked
(The Fresno Bee © 12/31/2015)
Sudarshan Kapoor, longtime civic peace activist and former Fresno State social work professor, suggested prejudice-reduction training, which Fresno State administers. He said all cultural groups in Fresno have experienced hate in different forms. ... 15740.html

Fresno Community Chorus Master Chorale to perform at Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall in early March
(Clovis Independent © 12/30/2015)
Hamre, director of choral activities at Fresno State, has been overseeing Fresno Community Chorus Master Chorale for 13 years. ... 45515.html

Bill McEwen: Drumbeat (of rain? we hope!) continues – drought is top story of 2015
(Fresno Bee © 12/30/2015)
There’s no single thing that Fresno State President Joseph Castro did to qualify for this list. He and his wife, Mary, simply kept doing what they’ve done since he succeeded John Welty in spring 2013. ... rylink=cpy

Hoverboarding? Valley officials urge 'keep it safe'
(Fresno Bee © 12/30/2015)
Fresno police Capt. Andy Hall said the department has not had any complaints of hoverboard-related accidents or injuries. The scooters are popular on the Fresno State campus, he said. ... 68865.html

Salinas emphasizing experience in supervisor run
(Visalia Times-Delta © 12/30/2015)
And even though Salinas is one of six men who have filed declarations of intent to run for the supervisors seat allowing them to begin collecting campaign donations Salinas figures that between his 11 years on the Visalia Planning Commission, his work with the Tulare Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Visalia Chamber of Commerce, advising businesses in Tulare County the Fresno State University Small Business Development Center, along with years of local activism and community involvement, hes likely better known than the other potential candidates by voters in District 1. ... /78055208/

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (12/11/2015)
(Chronicle of Higher Education © 12/29/2015)
Saul Jimenez-Sandoval, interim associate dean, to dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at California State University at Fresno. ... ons/234454

Influential Entertainers
(Vida en el Valle © 12/29/2015)
Ernesto Martinez, Erika Garza ... 95140.html

New law lets cops confiscate guns without notice
(WorldNetDaily © 12/29/2015)
And in 2014, Dr. Jason Kissner, associate professor of criminology at California State University, Fresno, called the legislation the most draconian and flagrantly unconstitutional bill in the states, and maybe even the nations, history. ... ut-notice/

Donald Munro's top cultural arts events in 2015
(Fresno Bee © 12/27/2015)
Several images flash through my mind: The emotional bond among audience, orchestra and singers in the Fresno Philharmonic concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. The look on Chris Sorensen’s face when a crowd sings him happy 90th birthday. The downbeat leading into the throbbing sequence in Fresno State’s giddy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” when the ensemble transforms from Shakespearean troupe into an EDM party. ... 16110.html

Grads gravitate to farm living
(Visalia Times-Delta © 12/27/2015)
One of those particularly excited about the opportunities for students is Mary Willis, in charge of student internships for those in the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences at Fresno State University. Placing students in summer and other temporary intern jobs has been a rewarding experience for her, but more important, for the interns. ... /77958212/

Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down
(Fresno Bee © 12/25/2015)
Thumbs up to three generations of a Bay Area family for joining together to establish an endowment for Fresno State students facing food insecurity. Michael Trevino, University of California director of undergraduate admissions, established a $25,000 charitable gift annuity in honor of his aunt, Ermelinda Trevno. ... 23045.html

Cal State University receives record number of applications for fall 2016
(Long Beach Press-Telegram © 12/25/2015)
FYI - Students filed a record number of applications to Cal State University schools this year, university officials said Dec. 18. ... -fall-2016

Fiala on ethics: Celebrate the decency and generosity of ordinary people
(Fresno Bee © 12/24/2015)
Next year, there will be work to be done to improve the world. There always is. So take time now to recharge your moral batteries. Stop listening to the grumps. Find some good news – or make some of your own. Give thanks. And pause to reflect on the gentle power of karma and the golden rule.
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State. Contact
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