Media Clips 5.4-5.2017

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Media Clips 5.4-5.2017

Postby madona » Thu May 04, 2017 10:03 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

Fresno State student has bacterial meningitis. Now 72 others are getting antibiotics
(Fresno Bee © 05/05/2017)
A Fresno State student has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and 72 students who might have been exposed are being given antibiotics, county health officials said Wednesday afternoon. The health center at California State University, Fresno notified the county Department of Public Health of the diagnosis on Monday, said Dr. Ken Bird, health officer for Fresno County.
(Also published: Clovis Independent) ... 00054.html

You can't smoke at Fresno State or Save Mart Center starting this fall
(Fresno Bee © 05/05/2017)
Fresno State students returning to the campus this fall won't be able to smoke (or vape) between classes. All California State University campuses will become smoke-free and tobacco-free starting Sept. 1 to comply with a tobacco ban issued by Chancellor Timothy P. White. At Fresno State, smoking will not only be banned on campus, but at campus-owned properties like the Save Mart Center and Bulldog Stadium, according to President Joseph I. Castro. ... 20414.html

Offensively funny Daniel Tosh brings stand-up show to Fresno
(Fresno Bee © 05/05/2017)
This is your chance to support the next generation of art curators and gallery managers. The showcase is the final project for Fresno State Gallery Tech students, who spent a semester touring galleries and museums and present nine non-student artists, including Stephaniya Cepule, Adam Mattos, Miguel Flores, Cheyanne Coueh, Joraie Haynes, Samantha Lazcano, Ileana Quezada, Ben Fernandez and Nuka. ... 64474.html

Five Things To Do Today, Friday, May 5
(Fresno Bee © 05/05/2017)
Author reading with Mai Der Vang, the author will read from her book of poetry titled "Afterland" as part of the Master of Fine Arts Program. Fresno State Alice Peters Auditorium, 5245 N. Backer Ave., Fresno, 559-278-1569, ... 90394.html

Brand says pot shops could yield $10 million for police

(GV Wire © 05/05/2017)
At a speech last week at Fresno State, Mayor Lee Brand indicated support to allow dispensaries for recreational marijuana in the city of Fresno. I've met with Chief (Jerry) Dyer. We believe, if it is legalized in Fresno and is regulated in industrial areas, there's potentially $10 million a year in revenue from licensing. I believe if you don't do that, you'll probably have the corner drug dealer get the business anyway. ... or-police/

Next generation of journalists honored at Fresno State
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 05/05/2017)
Some of the rising stars in the next generation of journalists were honored at Fresno State Wednesday evening. The school hosted its Media, Communications, and Journalism Showcase of Excellence highlighting some of the best work from students in the department this semester. The event also awarded one student a Best of Show honor-- which was voted on by the audience. ... e/1954311/

Mayor rejects call by faith leaders to better protect undocumented immigrants

(Fresno Bee © 05/04/2017)
Just last week, a Fresno State study confirmed what many of us already knew: That almost half of all adults in the Central Valley fear deportation for themselves or someone they know, and two-thirds of Latinos hold this fear, said Faith in Fresno member Rabbi Laura Winer of Temple Beth Israel. Thankfully, the threats which so many of us are facing is also prompting us to come together more than ever before, across race, religion, even language. ... 20139.html

From Keyboard Concerts to Herrera choral concert, lots of cultural possibilities
(Fresno Bee © 05/04/2017)
The Russian-Israeli-American pianist Kirill Gerstein makes a stop in Fresno for the season finale of the Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concerts series at Fresno State. Gerstein was the youngest student ever to attend Boston's Berklee College of Music, and he went on to win first prize at the 2001 Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Tel Aviv. His Fresno program will include works by J.S. Bach, Brahms and Liszt. ... 24319.html

Granville Home of Hope chooses winner and rallies up $500,000 for non-profits

(Fresno Bee © 05/04/2017)
Community Food Bank, Poverello House, Hinds Hospice, Assistance League Renaissance Scholars, of Fresno State, Foundations of Clovis and Sanger Schools, Fresno Police Chaplaincy and EPU Children's Center together sold 5,000 tickets at $100 each. The organizations will be distributed the amount of money they individually raised. ... 35184.html

Fresno State warning students and staff after a student tests positive for meningitis
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 05/04/2017)
Fresno State is issuing a warning to students and staff over a positive case of meningitis confirmed on campus. Students - Check your #FresnoState email. If you've been notified that you need the FREE pill for meningitis treatment, please get it. ... s/1950846/

72 people being treated for meningitis, after Fresno State student is hospitalized
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 05/04/2017)
Bacterial meningitis can be treated with antibiotics. Viral meningitis cannot be treated, but medications can help to control symptoms. | File Photo: Fox26 72 people are now being treated after a Fresno State student is hospitalized for a potentially deadly disease. The Fresno County Department of Public Health confirmed today that the student came down with bacterial meningitis. ... esno-state

(San Diego Union Tribune © 05/04/2017)
In March, the letters expanded from a five-letter bloc into the question, What Gives Your Life Meaning? There were small signs spelling it out and seven chalkboard-size whiteboards with the question written in large letters at the top. Sharon Hamill, director of the palliative care institute, said that the first WGYLM has now been held three years in a row on campus and his started to spread with sister campuses in Fresno [State] and Long Beach also joining in. ... story.html

The biggest gifts in CSU and UC system history

(San Luis Obispo Tribune © 05/04/2017)
Top 10 gifts in California State University history 1. $110 million (San Luis Obispo) 2. $60 million (San Luis Obispo) 3. $42 million (Pomona) 4. $40 million (Fresno) 5. $38 million (Northridge) 6. $30 million (Fullerton) 7. $29.4 million (Fresno) 8. $24 million (Fresno) 9. $23.3 million (San Luis Obispo) 10. $21.8 million (San Luis Obispo) ... 41534.html

Nimble Collective Teams with CSU for Summer Program, Scholarships
(Animation Magazine © 05/03/2017)
Silicon Valley’s Nimble Collective — creators of the first cloud-native animation collaboration platform — has teamed up with California State University’s Summer Arts Program to offer scholarships as well as professional animation mentorship for this July. ... olarships/

Grandson of Mexican immigrants, now university president, honored with Spirit Award
(Vida en el Valle © 05/03/2017)
Castro also talked about his work at Fresno State University and plans to continue making the university a better place for students. “There is a lot to do. I am very happy with the progress that we’ve made at Fresno State, but there is more to do, there are more students to serve,” Castro said, adding that there are more effective efforts that the university is planning on implementing in the next years to help additional Valley students from all backgrounds to succeed. ... 26754.html
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