Media Clips 11.3-5.2012

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Media Clips 11.3-5.2012

Postby madona » Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:39 am

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A Brief History of the Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State 1960-2012
(Asbarez.com © 11/05/2012)
Armenian Studies courses have been taught at Fresno State for more than fifty years. Dr. Richard Hovannisian taught Armenian Studies courses through the extension program, 1960-1962.
http://asbarez.com/106291/a-brief-histo ... 1960-2012/

The Buzz: Chancellor approved legislative report card, CSU spokesman says
(San Luis Obispo.com © 11/05/2012)
U.S. SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN, California Democrat, telling the Fresno Bee's editorial board last week that the president could do more to move his agenda along by making personal calls to push his legislation something, she said, that former Democratic President Bill Clinton did with great success
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2012/11/05 ... ative.html

Nunes gives 44% of election money
(Visalia Times-Delta © 11/05/2012)
But he has always sought more influence within the GOP and serves as a fundraiser for others helps raise his profile, said Fresno State political scientist David Schecter. Nunes could draw upon that goodwill if he decides to seek a committee chairmanship or a leadership slot, Schecter said.
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/articl ... y=nav|head

JOHN D. WELTY AND RICHARD A. JOHNSON: California's future at stake
(Fresno Bee © 11/04/2012)
California voters will face a crucial question when they go to the polls Tuesday: Is higher education worth their investment for the good of society and the economic future of our state? After years of systematic legislative disinvestment in higher education, the percentage of Fresno State's budget provided by the state dropped from 96% in 1991 to 48% in 2011.
http://www.fresnobee.com/2012/11/04/305 ... hnson.html

Volunteers sow start of Friant 'Small Fry' trail
(Fresno Bee (Sports) © 11/04/2012)
Three dozen volunteers, most of them students from the Smittcamp Family Honors College at Fresno State, hauled wheelbarrows and buckets full of native grass seedlings and colorful plants and spread the blend by hand along the slopes of the future trail. These were the first steps toward fulfilling the vision of a local nonprofit group, Rivertreevolunteers.
http://www.fresnobee.com/2012/11/03/305 ... riant.html

Fiala on ethics: Real work of democracy begins after voting
(Fresno Bee © 11/02/2012)
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at Fresno State. He invites your suggestions at fiala.andrew@gmail.com.
http://www.fresnobee.com/2012/11/02/305 ... cracy.html

2 lawmakers call for probe of Cal State's legislative report card
(Los Angeles Times © 11/02/2012)
Two state lawmakers who received poor grades in a legislative report card by administrators at the California State University system have demanded an investigation into who approved the critical score sheet and how much it cost to produce.
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/califor ... rsity.html

Mike Hale: Your guide to the season of indulgence
(The Herald © 10/30/2012)
The tour begins at NutriNut in Visalia for walnuts, Sun-Maid in Kingsburg for raisins and dried pears, Valley Fig Growers in Fresno for Calimyrna figs, Gibson's Farm Market at California State University-Fresno for butter and honey and Nilmeier Farms for citrus for their handmade candied citron.
http://www.montereyherald.com/food/ci_2 ... indulgence

Feinstein in Fresno Tuesday
(CBS47 © 11/1/2012)
She, like many, was thinking about the millions affected by Sandy. As a lifelong Californian, Feinstein says our state is not immune to natural disasters.
http://www.cbs47.tv/news/local/story/Fe ... IJuVg.cspx

Feinstein warns about effects of 'fiscal cliff'
(Chron© 11/1/2012)
During an address before the Maddy Institute in Fresno, the veteran Democratic lawmaker warned that the so-called "fiscal cliff" of deep federal spending cuts and tax increases looming at the end of the year would "hurt California very badly."
http://www.chron.com/news/article/Feins ... 994493.php

Universities Sponsor Higher Education Diversity Job Fair With Hundreds of Opportunities
(BlackNews © 10/30/2012)
Tens of schools will be represented, including those from California State University-Fresno, University of Illinois, Duquesne University, College of Southern Nevada, University of North Texas, Everette Community College, California University of Pennsylvania and many more. Business professional attire is encouraged.
http://www.blacknews.com/news/higher_ed ... s101.shtml

Student loan default rates up in Valley
(Fresno Bee © 11/3/2012)
FYI - More Valley students are defaulting on federal student loans soon after they get out of college, and some of the highest default rates are found at the region's community colleges.
http://www.fresnobee.com/2012/11/03/305 ... k=misearch#storylink=cpy

Prop. 30: A rescue plan for California
(SFGate© 11/4/2012)
FYI - How about cutting two weeks of school and sending out higher tuition bills for state universities? Maybe more trims to forest fire crews, parks and social services? These are the results for California if voters reject Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown's sales-and-income tax package.
http://www.sfgate.com/opinion/editorial ... z2BNTmY9ov
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