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Media Clips 11.5-7.2016

PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 11:54 am
by ucommstudent


These media clips are provided by the Office of University Communications at California State University, Fresno. They are intended for the internal use of California State University, Fresno and should not be redistributed. If you want to print a story, do so now before the link expires. Questions and submissions may be sent to

California Entrepreneurs Heed Gov. Brown's Call to Lead the Nation in Clean Energy Innovation
(Business Wire © 11/07/2016)
The tour of Biodico’s Zero Net Energy facility will consist of members of the San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Cluster, which is affiliated with California State University, Fresno. ... -Call-Lead

Area running coach Volkman completes 150th marathon in Two Cities
(Fresno Bee © 11/07/2016)
The Fresno State Army ROTC graduates, who were commissioned in June, drew plenty of attention as they ran the Clovis Half, for good reason. ... 70018.html

Fresno State students looking to identify people in newly discovered historic photos
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 11/07/2016)
Local students are trying to figure out the identities of people photographed nearly a century ago after someone unearthed a box of historic photos. ... s/1593217/

Education Buzz for Sunday, Nov. 6
(Fresno Bee © 11/06/2016)
University president from Lebanon to speak at Fresno State The president of Haigazian University in Beirut, Lebanon, will speak at Fresno State on Nov. 14 about the university's mission despite its obstacles. ... 18483.html

Take the time to listen and you just might meet a fascinating man like Alex Vavoulis
(Fresno Bee © 11/05/2016)
I was working on a column about the death of Leslie Bassett, a 1947 Fresno State graduate who won the 1966 Pulitzer Prize for music. Vavoulis, a retired Fresno State chemistry professor, was able to fill me in on important details related to Bassett. As a longtime president of the Fresno Free College Foundation, which still runs radio station KFCF 88.1 FM, Vavoulis helped me with an interesting tidbit about Bassett and how for seven years, beginning in 1978, the Pulitzer winner helped judge a Fresno State competition for young composers. ... 61452.html

Fresno should replicate University High School model, not kill it
(Fresno Bee © 11/05/2016)
You see, UHS uniquely provides a small school college preparatory environment with integrated, high-level music theory and performance while offering its students free classes at Fresno State. This formula is so successful that it has been consistently ranked among the top high schools in the country (most recently 81st out of 20,000) and in California (No. 7 this year). ... 89122.html

#559 Rock the Vote Taco Tour is the answer for Election Day munchies
(Fresno Bee © 11/05/2016)
Free tacos will be given out on Election Day, Nov. 8, to celebrate the end of the election. #559 Rock the Vote Taco Tour will be hosted by Fresno politicians. Tacos will be given out at eight locations throughout Fresno, Sanger and Selma from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fresno State, Matoian Way and Chestnut Avenue: 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. ... 31493.html

Massive ballot, important issues await — will voters take part?
(Fresno Bee © 11/05/2016)
Fresno State political science professor Tom Holyoke "This has got to be one of the most consequential ballots I've seen," Fresno State political science professor Tom Holyoke said. ... 80658.html

Conference geared toward potential teachers
(Hanford Sentinel © 11/05/2016)
Students also had lunch with teachers from different education levels. For instance, a student who aims at becoming an elementary teacher was able to talk to those who teach at an elementary school. During the conference, four university representatives spoke to students about their teaching programs: California State University, Fresno; Fresno Pacific University; Brandman University; and Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. Preston said he wanted the students to hear from the schools because at some point they will need to transfer from WHCL to a four-year university to pursue a bachelor’s degree plus their teaching credential. ... 492a0.html

Fresno State Veterans Day events
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 11/05/2016)
Details on the activities at the university leading up to Veterans Day. ... day-events

TID engineer selected for state ag leadership program
(Turlock Journal © 11/05/2016)
Over the course of 17-months, the California Agricultural Leadership Program will provide dynamic seminars to give participants an opportunity to study leadership theory, effective communication, motivation, critical and strategic thinking, change management, emotional intelligence, and complex social and cultural issues. Seminars are delivered by four partner universities: Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Fresno State and UC Davis. Fellows will participate in 56 seminar days, including an 8-day national travel seminar and a 15-day international travel seminar.

Outsized Influence: Online Charters Bring Lobbying 'A' Game to States -
(Education Week © 11/04/2016)
"The numbers do strike me as strangely high in the field of state education," said Thomas Holyoke, a political science professor at California State University, Fresno. "If you're dealing with state banking policy, that's pretty common." Holyoke says lobbying is a more effective tool for influencing policymakers than spending money on campaigns. ... ing-a.html

Fresno State economist forecasts Valley growth in coming months
(Fresno Bee © 11/04/2016)
A survey of company purchasing executives across the Central San Joaquin Valley points to solid economic growth across the region over the coming months, according to a report Thursday from a Fresno State economist. ... 68362.html

EcoGEM®, LLC Enters Agreement With Dr. Miguel Duarte and Duarte & Associates
(WorldNetDaily © 11/04/2016)
Dr. Duarte is the author of numerous scientific papers published in scholarly journals, such as HortScience, both in the USA and Mexico . Dr. Duarte has taught at California Fresno State University as an Adjunct Professor of Table Grape Production and WineGrape Production in the Viticulture and Enology master's degree program. According to Dr. Duarte: "We consider EcoGEM's products to be superior in the market place. ... D=33190632