Media Clips 10.19.2012

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Media Clips 10.19.2012

Postby madona » Fri Oct 19, 2012 8:44 am


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

Cal State report card on higher-ed votes angers many lawmakers
(Los Angeles times, PoliticCal - 10.19.2012)

Administrators at the California State University system have poked a stick in a hornet's nest by putting out their first-of-its-kind report card indicating how much support state legislators gave priority bills on higher education. ... ation.html

Local events for the week of Oct. 19-25
(Fresno Bee © 10/19/2012)
An old friend from Paris 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 / Fresno State Concert Hall /, (559) 278-2337 / $18, $12 seniors, $5 students ... f-oct.html

It's Chemistry Week
(Fresno Bee © 10/19/2012)
Article written by Dr. George Kauffman Professor emeritus of chemistry California State University, Fresno ... -week.html

Unconventional Tuition Vote
(Inside Higher Education © 10/19/2012)
The law doesn't preclude educating students about the measure. Several faculty members have also worked discussion about the ballot measure into their classes, toeing the line of what is acceptable. Some CSU faculty members have given presentations about the ballot measure's potential impact in class, prompting a reminder from the system that "class time and classroom spaces should not be used for inappropriate political advocacy. At California State University at Fresno, a professor asked students to apply the theories of the political philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau to argue for the virtues of Proposition 30.” ... ke-measure

Controversy on campus at Fresno State over Proposition 30
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 10/19/2012)
Thursday afternoon Fresno State students debated the future of education and how Proposition 30 could affect it. ... id=8851445

College Debt Study Released: How Much Do You Owe?
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 10/19/2012)
At Fresno State, officials say an increase in fees, and a poor job market are contributing to the numbers. Fresno State grads owed an average of $14,000 last year, with 67% taking their debts into the workforce. Recent government figures show nearly 10% of borrowers using federal student loans default within two years of starting repayment. ... 66501.html

Cal State Sued over Alleged Political Advocacy
(The Wall Street Journal Law Blog © 10/19/2012)
Republicans objected to an exam question that asked a political science class to apply Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s theory to argue for the virtues of Prop 30. The group said students were being coerced into supporting the measure to get a good grade. The professor said the question was appropriate because it asked students to apply a theory learned in class to current events. Law Blog has reached out to Professor Stromberg for comment. ... -advocacy/

As CSU campus budgets drop, university presidents get big raises
(Willits News © 10/19/2012)
Like many college students, Cal State Northridge junior Jocelyn Silva is stressed over her rising tuition and mounting student debt. The 22-year-old gender studies major, who comes from a working-class family in Fillmore, said she's even considered taking a year off from school so she can work full time and save money. | More stories: CSU Dominguez Hills | CSU San Bernardino | Cal Poly Pomona | CSUN | Community colleges

ONtap calendar
(Hanford Sentinel © 10/18/2012)
Urban art exhibit to debut at Fresno State FRESNO — Artwork influenced by graffiti, punk and skateboard cultures will be featured inside the Conley Art Gallery at California State University, Fresno as part of the new exhibit called “No End In Sight.” ... 963f4.html

Raising awareness about domestic violence
(KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno © 10/18/2012)
The 33rd Annual Take Back the Night took place at Fresno State Wednesday night. The mission of Take Back the Night is to raise awareness about domestic violence and October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. ... Eh_Dw.cspx

Fun With Science & The Fresno State Physics Outreach
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 10/18/2012)
Teachers, community event planners, and group leaders, listen up. There's a way to educate your members while they also have fun. How? By setting up a visit from the Fresno State Physics Outreach. From a bed of nails to liquid nitrogen, KSEE Sunrise shows you the fun and learning that awaits. ... 09481.html

Study: California low in college debt
(The Business Journal © 10/18/2012)
At Fresno State, the proportion of graduates with debt in 2011 was 67 percent while their average debt totaled $13,921. The total cost of attendance at the university last year was $20,799, including $4,879 in tuition and fees. Of the 15,559 students enrolled full-time in 2010, 55 percent were helped with Pell Grants. ... llege-debt

Fresnan lands executive spot at EYE-Q Vision Care

(The Business Journal © 10/18/2012)
Most recently, Fresno State graduate Cleeland was a top administrator at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital. ... ision-care

CSU grades legislators
(The Business Journal © 10/18/2012)
Several Valley legislators appeared weak on higher education, according to a scorecard released by California State University. The legislative scorecard measured the voting records of state legislators on 24 specific bills affecting the California State University system and higher education in general. ... egislators
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