Media Clips 2.17.2017

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Media Clips 2.17.2017

Postby ucommstudent » Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:31 pm


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

Starving college students? Fresno City College works to combat very real hunger issues
(Fresno Bee © 02/17/2017)
Henderson, who coordinates the volunteer effort, said staff was aware of a hunger problem and “had been picking at the issue” for several years before deciding to open the pantry. He credits Fresno State for offering advice and guidance on getting started. Fresno State offers food and hygiene supplies five days per week at its Student Cupboard. ... 85919.html

World Ag Expo Day 3: A beautifully wet day for a tractor parade

(Fresno Bee © 02/17/2017)
Michelle Perez, undergraduate recruitment counselor at Fresno State Also doing their part are more than a dozen colleges and universities that attended the expo with the hope of recruiting students. Several colleges, including Fresno State; University of California, Davis; and University of Arizona have seen an increase in students interested in their agriculture programs. ... 97859.html

Chris Stapleton's All-American Road Show tour slated for Fresno's Save Mart Center

(Fresno Bee © 02/17/2017)
Fresno's Save Mart Center will get another dose of country music this summer â€" this time from singer Chris Stapleton. According to Rolling Stone (and also this awesome digital tour flier), Stapleton will be in at the arena June 1 on his just announced All-American Road Show tour. There's been no official announcement from the arena and no word on ticket prices, but Stapleton's fanclub site says tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, March 10. ... 39674.html

Medi-Cal leader not speculating on repeal of the Affordable Care Act
(Fresno Bee © 02/17/2017)
Diana Dooley doesn't like to speculate about a repeal, replacement or repair of the Affordable Care Act, but the secretary of California's Health and Human Services Agency knows changes are coming. She's just not sure when Obamacare, as the Affordable Care Act is widely known, will be cut or modified. "My message now is that we have a law and we're operating under that law, " she said Thursday shortly after speaking to students at the Pay It Forward Luncheon Series at Fresno State. ... 83944.html

Civil rights pioneer Rev. James Lawson Jr. to speak at Fresno State

(Fresno Bee © 02/17/2017)
Civil rights pioneer James Lawson Jr. will give a speech on nonviolence tactics at Fresno State on Thursday. Described once by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as the leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence in the world,†Lawson will present a speech entitled Nonviolence Then and Now in the North Gym, Room 118, from 6-7:30 p.m. ... 87129.html

Pay it Forward Luncheon Series launches at Fresno State
(Fresno Bee © 02/17/2017)
Fresno State's Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship launched its Pay it Forward Luncheon Series on Thursday afternoon with a keynote speech from California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley. Pay it Forward keynote speakers covers topics about getting hired after college and becoming a leader in a corporate setting. ... 93589.html

AeroVironment advances research with farmers and university partners

(Mars Daily © 02/17/2017)
The company recently announced it has begun a year-long study with California State University, Fresno to research how UAV imagery and analytics could potentially detect varying levels of water stress in almond trees and give producers smarter insights to make more effective in-season decisions regarding water management. ... s_999.html

Fresno's Economic Future: Worst to First with Common Sense Solutions
(The Business Journal © 02/16/2017)
The Gazarian Real Estate Center of the Craig School of Business at Fresno State is pleased announce the Spring Speaker Series. Lunch will be provided. Featuring Mayor Lee Brand. Sponsored by Central Valley Community Bank. Questions? Contact Fred A. Sheriff, Interim Director-Gazarian Real Estate Center- Craig School of Business-California State University-Fresno. ... -solutions
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