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Media Clips 5.20-22.2017

PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 9:57 am
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

Fresno State sends off Class of 2017
(ABC30 © 05/22/2017)
Dr. Benjamin Boone's challenge to the class of 2017 comes straight from the notebook of the former poet laureate, and former Fresno State professor Juan Felipe Herrera. ... 7/2017675/

A California Regulator's Curious Crusade to Remake the Clean Air Act
(KQED Public Radio - San Francisco © 05/22/2017)
Legislation was required to create those seats, which are occupied by Dr. Sherriffs and John Capitman, director of the Central Valley Health Policy Institute at California State University, Fresno. Sadredin, 57, began working for the district in 1981 and became executive director in 2006. ... n-air-act/

Amid public search for next Fresno Unified superintendent, parents still don’t trust the district
(The Fresno Bee © 05/22/2017)
Jenny Crisco, a professor at Fresno State, spoke at Roosevelt High, saying that the district needs to be better at inclusion instead of trying to create a one-size-fits-all education, pointing to English learners and special needs students. ... 54752.html

Teen set to graduate drowns in San Joaquin River; fisherman aids in recovery
(Clovis Independent © 05/21/2017)
FYI - Thao had been accepted to the University of California, Berkeley, according to the GoFundMe page, and planned to major in political science and pre-med. His family was at the river celebrating his brother's graduation from Fresno State, according to the page. ... 88547.html

Castro emboldens Fresno State's newest graduates to be 'lifelong learners'
(Vida en el Valle © 05/21/2017)
Castro emboldens Fresno States newest graduates to be ‘lifelong learners (Sunday,05/21/2017 © Vida en el Valle) FRESNO Armed with resounding applause from family and friends, orders from Fresno State president Joseph I. Castro to be a lifelong learner, and a spirited rendition of the universitys alma mater, more than 1,000 graduates celebrated their graduation Saturday morning at the Save Mart Center. ... 44117.html

'This is a fiesta more than a graduation ceremony'
(Vida en el Valle © 05/21/2017)
Mariachi music. Check. Mexican folkloric dancers. Check. Spanish spoken. Check. A thunderous wave performed by the audience. Check. Mexican flag? Check (along with flags of Central and South American nations). ... 12287.html

Hiba Mirza named Clovis Community College President's Medal Graduate
(Clovis Independent © 05/20/2017)
Hiba is a bright, brave, confident young woman who shows kindness and grace in every situation,†said Clovis Community College president Dr. Lori Bennett. “We are proud of her accomplishments at Clovis Community College, and we wish her all the best as she transfers to Fresno State to pursue her degree in psychology. ... 19912.html

Project Rebound how ex-cons, even lifers, can get out and stay out of prison
(Fresno Bee © 05/20/2017)
Another emotional audience member of Arnold's team was Jennifer Leahy, program director for Project Rebound, which supports formerly incarcerated people negotiating college life at Fresno State. ... 78992.html

Poverello House homeless shelter founder Mike McGarvin is hospitalized
(Fresno Bee © 05/20/2017)
Fresno State announced earlier this month that McGarvin is being awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of his service helping the homeless. ... 52587.html

What causes the powerful to come to ruin? In a word, pride
(Fresno Bee © 05/20/2017)
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State: @PhilosophyFiala ... 35597.html

Fresno State's 106th Commencement graduates celebrated as dynamic,experienced
(Fresno Bee © 05/20/2017)
Every class that has graduated during Fresno State President Joseph Castro's four-year tenure has been stronger than the year before, he said Saturday at the university's 106th commencement. ... 64792.html

Fresno Bee honored for General Excellence, wins 8 first-place awards in statewide contest
(Fresno Bee © 05/20/2017)
The Fresno Bee received eight first-place awards Saturday in the annual Better Newspapers Contest sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association, including the General Excellence award. ... 60227.html

Despite her need for a lung transplant, she was determined to get her college degree
(Fresno Bee © 05/19/2017)
Fortunately, when she moved from Hollister to Fresno four years ago to attend Fresno State, she found a doctor who wanted her to graduate. His name is Dr. David Lee, center director of the cystic fibrosis program through UCSF Fresno, and he thinks of Strohn like a daughter. On Friday afternoon, he'll be at her Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology graduation ceremony, trying not to cry. Strohn's receiving her bachelor's degree in agricultural communications. ... 22152.html

A Defense of 'Transracial' Identity Roils Philosophy World

(New York Times © 05/19/2017)
Tina Fernandes Botts, an assistant professor at California State University, Fresno, and the editor of the book “,” also strongly criticized what she called the article’s insufficient engagement with work by transgender and nonwhite scholars. ... .html?_r=0

Against All Odds: Special Graduation At Fresno State
(Your Central Valley © 05/19/2017)
But for Fresno State graduate Blaire Strohn, the accomplishment means so much more. "It's been a challenge with my health but I still don't let that bother me," Blaire says. ... /717571566