Media Clips 3.25-28.2017

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Media Clips 3.25-28.2017

Postby madona » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:57 pm


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Fresno State's economic impact: Nearly 10,000 jobs, $717 million in spending
(Fresno Bee © 03/28/2017)
A new analysis shows that Fresno State represents a potent economic engine for the central San Joaquin Valley, with nearly 10,000 jobs and almost $717 million in overall output across the region. ... 30973.html

Future Focused - Collaborative Classrooms, California State University Fresno
(College Planning & Management© 03/012017)
[Fresno State] School of Education had a problem. They needed to squeeze six more students into their computer class, bumping the number from 24 to 30. Otto Benavides, emeritus professor/director, had an idea. Knowing that the existing room couldn’t support the extra bodies or technology, he proposed something new; a student-centered classroom that encouraged collaboration. The result was Cal State Fresno’s first collaborative classroom. ... spx?Page=1

Thanks, Bee, for giving college students a voice
(Fresno Bee © 03/28/2017)
Thanks, Bee, for giving college students a voice (Tuesday,03/28/2017 © Fresno Bee ) I recently read the article, “Trumpâ€(tm)s proposed budget cuts may hurt Fresnoâ€(tm)s poor, first generation students†(March 19). I am a first-generation college student and found the article to really hit home. I am a full-time student at Fresno State. ... 48398.html

United Way VITA program offers free tax services
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 03/28/2017)
Fresno State University By Appointment Call: 559-825-6705 ... s/1822122/

Daughter Sees Big Difference Mom Made in Small California Town
(KQED news © 03/28/2017)
In honor of Cesar Chavez Day, the Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno has partnered with StoryCorps to record and preserve the stories of Latino families in the San Joaquin Valley. ... rnia-town/

Once upon a time in California, you could work your way up with a nearly free college education
(Los Angeles Times © 03/28/2017)
My higher education was provided by the California Master Plan for Higher Education and allowed me to attend, tuition free, Reedley College and, eventually,[ Fresno State], where the tuition in 1963 was less than $60 a term (student association fees). Attending UC Berkeley did not cost much more, and plenty of classes were available at both campuses. ... story.html

Fresno State students to vote on increasing fees for new Student Union
(Your Central © 03/28/2017)
This week Fresno State students will vote on whether or not they want student fees to go up to pay for a new student union. ... /681881116

Chico student to compete at state geography bee
(Chico Enterprise-Record © 03/27/2017)
The National Geographic Bee will take place at Fresno State on Friday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ... graphy-bee

Fresno State among mock trial teams advancing to national championships
(Fresno Bee © 03/27/2017)
Fresno State, along with five other California colleges, advanced to compete in the national championships after winning the mock trial Sunday night. Stanford; Cal Poly; University of California, Davis; University of California, Los Angeles; University of California Berkeley were also among the schools that advanced. ... 58753.html

Fresno State to vote on new Student Union and ASI officers
(Fresno Bee © 03/26/2017)
Fresno State students will vote on hiking their fees to pay for a new Student Union when annual voting begins Tuesday. Students will also choose a new student body president and other officers in balloting that begins Tuesday and goes into Thursday. To pay for a new Student Union, the annual student fee if approved will go up by $400. ... 02563.html

Families get food, care essentials for free at special Fresno event
(Fresno Bee © 03/26/2017)
About 400 Fresno-area families were helped Saturday with food donations as well as personal-care essentials in an event coordinated by two nonprofit agencies and a downtown church. The event was held at the Save Mart Center on the Fresno State campus. Families living below the poverty line were invited to take part. Each family received a 25-pound food box; a 15-pound box of care essentials, such as shampoo, conditioner and lotion; a box of assorted Avon products; and Disney books. ... 87928.html

Fresno State celebrates César Chávez and National Farmworkers Awareness Week
(Fresno Bee © 03/26/2017)
Two distinguished literary professors, who spoke at the annual Cesar Chavez Education Conference on Saturday at Fresno State, helped kick off the celebration of National Farmworkers Awareness Week. Dr. H. Gerald Campano, assistant professor and chair of the Reading, Writing and Literacy Program at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School, spoke on Practitioner Research for Educational Equity: Expanding Circles of Solidarity. Dr. Maria Paula Ghiso, assistant professor of literary education at Teacher College at Columbia University, closed the forum with Critical Literacy and Emergent Bilinguals: Social Justice Inquires though a Photographic Lens. ... 93348.html

Fresno State teams compete in mock trial in hopes of reaching national championship
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 03/26/2017)
Court was in session at Fresno State Saturday as dozens of students participated in the opening round of the mock trial finals. The 24 teams from 17 universities competed in their simulated trial given to them by the American Mock Trial Association. This round, the case featured a man who chose to sue the magazine company he worked for over age discrimination. Two teams from Fresno State participated Saturday with hopes of reaching the national championship. ... p/1818787/

Fresno State "Preview Day" draws crowds
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 03/26/2017)
Fresno State "Preview Day" draws crowds. The annual event gives potential future students the chance to check out all the campus has to offer. (VIDEO) ... /680865780

Judge Gorsuch, the world is too complex for easy moral philosophy

(Fresno Bee © 03/25/2017)
Nothing seems more natural than changing moral opinion. It is self-evident that we disagree about morality. "That is why we need a secular political system that includes a separation of powers, a system of checks and balances, a strong commitment to protect liberty of conscience" and judges who understand this. Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State: @PhilosophyFiala. ... 82608.html

Kings Art Center to host Spring and Young Masters shows

(Hanford Sentinel © 03/25/2017)
Ribbons and cash awards will be presented to the top three winners in six categories: Watercolor; Painting; Photography; Mixed Media & Drawing; Fiber Arts; and Three-Dimensional Art. Allison Kleinsteuber, an instructor/supervisor in the art education program at Fresno State, art instructor at Golden West High School in Visalia and the Regional Director of the California Arts Projects, will serve as a judge. ... 12549.html

Valley congressmen and experts sound off on withdrawal of Obamacare replacement
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 03/25/2017)
Dr. John Capitman, director of the Central Valley Health Policy Institute at Fresno State, is an expert on local health care issues, and he says the fact the Affordable Care Act withstood the Republican attacks is good but doesn't believe the fight is over. "I do not think it's time for a victory dance," he said. "I don't think we are out of the woods. I think there will be continued efforts to erode the affordable care act at the federal level, and really scary efforts to erode many of the support systems for low-income people." ... t/1817637/

California boosts efforts to stamp out hunger on campus
( © 03/21/2017)
Many of the campuses – which stretch from Sacramento to San Bernardino – already have some food security initiatives in place. Fresno State has one of the largest campus pantries in California and provides complimentary dining hall meals for students in need. They have a mobile app that pings users when a catered event on campus has leftovers available for pickup. ... -on-campus
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