Media Clips 9.7-9.8.2017

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Media Clips 9.7-9.8.2017

Postby ucommstudent » Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:42 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

Concerns over campus safety led Fresno State to buy personal alarms for students
(ABC 30 Action News © 09/08/2017)
Fresno State bought 2,000 of the mini-alarms from The company's PR Director Mya Papolu told us several campuses around the country have done the same. ... s/2389403/

On Patrol, 9/7-17 - Walk Like MADD event
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 09/08/2017)
Officer Fisher visited Great Day to talk about the Walk Like MADD event taking place Saturday, September 9th. The event takes place at Fresno State with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m., opening ceremonies at 8:30 a.m. and the walk beginning at 9:00 a.m. ... madd-event

The Promise to Screen at Fresno State on Friday, September 29
(Massis Post © 09/08/2017)
The CineCulture Film Series and the Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Fresno, are sponsoring a special screening of the film The Promise at 5:00PM on Friday, September 29, in the Leon and Pete Peters Educational Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave., at the west end of the SaveMart Center, near Shaw and Woodrow Aves.), on the Fresno State campus. ... tember-29/

Fresno State DACA students use iPhone to deliver message to Valadao
(Vida en el Valle © 09/08/2017)
Fresno State students shouted their support of DACA through an iPhone placed on a speaker to Congressman David Valadeo, R-Hanford, while stating their objection to President Donald J. Trump’s rescinding of the program. ... 44357.html

Why Four-Year Degrees Aren't Coming to Fresno City College
(GV Wire © 09/07/2017)
Joining teacher unions, the University of California and CSU systems at one point objected to the plan. Fresno State President Joseph Castro feels the current relationship is working just fine. “I haven’t sensed the need for four-year degrees at community colleges in our area, because I think they feel like Fresno State has been growing and serving the needs of the region,” Castro said. “I anticipate over time that we will continue to see more transfer students. I think that is a good thing. That means students are succeeding at the community colleges. We are in such a great position to provide the four-year degree, the baccalaureate degree. They are in the best position to provide the associate degrees and certificates. We’ve been working well in that way. I don’t anticipate any major changes going forward.” ... y-college/

Valley Schools Stand Behind Dreamer Students
( © 09/07/2017)
Fresno State currently has 25,000 students and about 1,200 are DACA students. President Joseph Castro says he has their back. “As President of Fresno State, I stand with each and every one of our students including our DACA students. and I will do all I can to help them succeed.” – Fresno State President Joseph Castro. ... -students/

Local help for DACA recipients
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 09/07/2017)
From Fresno State to local organizations like United Farm Workers, they've all put together workshops for DACA recipients. ... /805787943

California Today: Why College Football Is King in the San Joaquin Valley
(The New York Times © 09/07/2017)
A wave of red swept Fresno last weekend. College football season has arrived, and fans donned in the color of their Fresno State Bulldogs ventured into triple digit heat to see the opening game. ... alley.html

Colleges, 'Dreamers' Condemn Plan to End DACA
(VOA News © 09/07/2017)
California State University-Fresno has posted information on its school website for its 1,000 Dreamers, who are among a school population of 25,000. It advises how to qualify to DACA, what rights recipients of DACA have, and what services the school offers. Fresno’s President Joseph Castro tweeted the university’s support. ... 19174.html
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