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Media Clips 5.18.2017

PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 12:22 pm
by madona


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

Visalia natives earn Fresno State top honors
(Visalia Times-Delta © 05/18/2017)
Two Visalia natives were selected by California State University Fresno faculty members as Dean’s Graduate Medalists – a top honor among graduates ... 101803138/

Latino Caucus honors prize-winning author, female rocket scientist, 8 others
(Vida en el Valle © 05/17/2017)
Dr. Joseph I. Castro, (President, [Fresno State]) Achievement in Education ... 55902.html

McDonald is retiring as Madden Library dean
(The Fresno Bee © 05/18/2017)
This Saturday, I officially step down as dean of the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State. Ten years ago, when I arrived, the new building was a hole in the ground. Today, with 1.5 million students through our doors each year, we are the true heart of the campus, and one of the most dynamic centers of cultural enrichment in the Valley. ... 88367.html

Students for Free Expression: Free Speech Is the Goal of New Group
(National Review Online © 05/17/2017)
Earlier this month, a professor at California State University, Fresno, berated the schools Students for Life group, going so far as to scrub out chalk messages that were part of the clubs university-approved pro-life display. Fresno State students also tried to efface the display, and the professor insisted that free speech was only permitted in the free speech zone, which had in fact been eliminated by the schools administration two years earlier. ... fXiYgELeow

Grants Roundup: Ralph Wilson Fund Gives $5 Million for Western N.Y. Youth Sports
(Chronicle of Philanthropy © 05/17/2017)
Ruiz Foods $1 million to expand the University Business Center at California State University at Fresno’s Craig School of Business. ... son/240094

When will Fresno State corn go on sale?
(Fresno Bee © 05/17/2017)
Fresno State farm officials say June 2 is their best guess for when those juicy yellow and white ears of corn are expected to be available at the Gibson Farm Market, 5368 N Chestnut Ave. ... 17702.html

Students Sue Professor for Rubbing Out Pro-Life Chalk Messages
(Charisma News © 05/17/2017)
Students at [Fresno State] sued a professor Thursday for wiping away pro-life chalk messages that were approved by the university. The Students for Life group at Fresno and the group Alliance Defending Freedom are suing Dr. Gregory Thatcher, who teaches public health at the university, for scrubbing out pro-life messages the group had chalked on a walkway earlier in May. ... k-messages

SMC clock tower blue for National Police Week
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 05/16/2017)
The Save Mart Center at Fresno State is honor the Fresno State Police Department and local law enforcement this week. The Larry Shehadey Clock Tower is lit with blue lights and will remain lit through Wednesday for National Police Week. The Save Mart Center says it extends a special thank-you to officers who put their lives on the line every day. ... olice-week

Los Banos students win state engineering design competition, will compete in nationals
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 05/16/2017)
Ernesto Castro and Kevin Ramirez won the 1st place overall competition and now will be representing Pacheco High School, Fresno State, and the state of California June 21 - 23 at the national competition held at Temple University in Philadelphia. ... -nationals