Media Clips 8.25-27.12

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Media Clips 8.25-27.12

Postby madona » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:03 am


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HITS & MISSES: Finally, online voter registration in California
(Bakersfield Californian © 08/27/2012)
Kudos to the Fresno State marketing students, including Sam Mabanta of Lamont, who brought acclaim to the Central Valley by making the world's largest fruit salad.

Smittcamp Honors College at Fresno State admits new high school grads
(Fresno Bee (Sports) © 08/27/2012)
The Smittcamp Family Honors College at Fresno State has admitted its 14th class of high-achieving high school graduates for the 2012-13 academic year. Honors College students receive an annual President's Honors Scholarship for their undergraduate degree program up to a maximum of eight semesters. Scholarships cover in-state registration and fees and an optional credit for university housing.

Valley ag seeks stronger ties with India
(Fresno Bee © 08/25/2012)
The event at Fresno State's Satellite Student Union has drawn a visit by San Francisco-based Indian Consul General Shri N. Parthasarathi. Members of the Valley's Indian community will be there, too, along with Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno, and agricultural business leaders, said Charles Boyer, dean of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno State.

Fiala on ethics: Do the right thing. Do the math
[url](Fresno Bee © 08/25/2012)[/url]
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at Fresno State. He has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from UCLA and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Vanderbilt University. His column, which runs twice a month in The Bee,

Local Briefs: Clovis police hand out 72 tickets in school patrols
(Fresno Bee © 08/25/2012)
Fresno State volunteers top 1 million hours again Volunteer service by Fresno State students, faculty, staff and administrators exceeded 1 million hours for the third straight year in 2011-12.

EDITORIAL: Thumbs up, thumbs down
(Fresno Bee © 08/25/2012)

Thumbs up to WestCare, a Fresno-based nonprofit group, for winning the 2012 Director's Award for Innovative Treatment Approaches for its SMART 2 project from the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs. Thumbs up to Clovis resident Bette Peterson, whose $10,000 gift to the League of Women Voters of Fresno enabled it to award $1,000 scholarships to eight Fresno State and two Fresno City...

SUDARSHAN KAPOOR: India's independence celebrated
(Fresno Bee © 08/25/2012)
Today, the people of Indian origin living in and around Fresno will celebrate India's 66th Independence Day. The celebration will start at 4 p.m. at at the Fresno State Satellite Student Union Hall. The Honorable Shri. N. Parthasarathi, Consul General of India in San Francisco and Rep. Jim Costa will be the guests of honor. Dr. William Covino, the provost at Fresno State, will offer the welcome on behalf of the university. Many other local dignitaries have been invited.

Without Cardoza, Merced's on the outside
(Modesto Bee © 08/25/2012)
There's a misunderstanding about who does what in the political system, said David Schecter, chairman of political science at California State University, Fresno. "I don't think it matters at all where someone lives," he said. "We don't even require a congressman to live in their district."

Mexican champions mental health services for California latinos
( © 08/24/2012)
Frustrated with how things worked in Mexico, he finally decided to accept an invitation from a Hispanic colleague, Dr. Alexander Gonzalez, to teach at California State University, Fresno.
There he took part in researching the mental health of immigrants compared with that of second- and third-generation Hispanics.

The Warzone: Fresno State prediction? Read on
(Fresno Bee © 08/25/2012)
Enter the Warzone, positive for caffeine and powdered doughnuts.
Predicting the Fresno State football team's win total used to be so easy.
Seven wins -- eight in a good year. Take it to the bank. But coming off a 4-9 season, with a new coaching staff and new schemes on offense and defense, these Bulldogs are harder to figure out than Chinese calculus.

Fresno State switching to online catalog
(The Collegian© 08/25/2012)
This will be the last year California State University, Fresno will be printing hard copies of the General Catalog. The university plans on moving to a completely online version for the 2013— 2014 school year.
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