Public invited to investiture ceremony and picnic for President Castro
The public is invited to a special ceremony marking the investiture of Dr. Joseph I. Castro as Fresno State’s eighth president on May 10 at the Save Mart Center. This formal academic event marks the culmination of a week’s worth of activities celebrating Castro’s appointment. More
Dr. Peter Mehas to receive honorary degree posthumously at Commencement May 17
An honorary doctorate will be awarded posthumously to Dr. Peter G. Mehas, a Fresno State alumnus, lifelong educator and former member of the California State University Board of Trustees, at Fresno State’s 103rd Commencement on May 17. More
Dr. Ram Nunna named Lyles College of Engineering dean
Dr. Ram Nunna has been named dean of the Lyles College of Engineering at Fresno State. Provost Andrew Hoff announced the selection, which came following a national search. More
Student crowned Ms. Wheelchair California 2014
Tiffany Hendrickson, a Fresno State agricultural education and communications major from Los Banos, has been crowned Ms. Wheelchair California 2014. More
Yearbook and newspaper archive now online
The Henry Madden Library at Fresno State expanded its digitized collection to include university yearbooks and “The Collegian” student newspaper. These historic publications that document student life at Fresno State are now available free to the public online. More
Peter Smits named CASE Senior Fellow; will conduct national research on philanthropy
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has appointed Dr. Peter Smits as its inaugural Senior Fellow. Smits, who will retire as Fresno State’s vice president for University Advancement in June, will lead a nationwide research project on the characteristics of philanthropy at educational institutions. More
Business school among 5% worldwide to earn prestigious accreditation
The Craig School of Business at Fresno State is one of 85 colleges and universities worldwide to earn extension of accreditation of its business or accounting school by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). More
FresnoState Magazine explores link between academics and athletics
The spring 2014 issue of FresnoState Magazine offers readers an in-depth look at how a successful athletics program can spark the university’s overall success by providing an opportunity to engage with more students, their parents and community members. More
Fresno State singled out as one of nation’s most green universities
Fresno State is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. More
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Lehla Slocum Beatty Memorial Scholarship
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Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Yale University
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Working for California
The Fresno State Alumni Association is proud to announce that four alumnae from more than 200,000 alumni worldwide and 140,000 throughout California have been added to the Website "Working for California," an online project by the Office of Chancellor of the California State University. There are now a total of 15 Fresno State alumni featured on the CSU website. More
Four-time U.S. Olympian (Softball)
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This year's Fresno State Alumni Association scholars received $125,000 in awards in the 2013-14 academic year. We are proud to lead all of the alumni associations in the 23-campus California State University system in student scholarship giving. Thank you for your support.
Mark Astone (1988, 2000), the CEO of Catalyst Marketing Co., has been selected as the Pacific Regional Chapter Health Officer of YPO (Young Presidents Organization), a position responsible for assisting seven other chapters in development and growth across seven western states. He was named a Top Dog Alumnus Awardee by the Fresno State Alumni Association on behalf of the Division of Student Affairs in 2001.
Jenny Brooks (2013) and James Karibian(2007) were married on April 12, 2014 at Fort Washington Country Club in Fresno, Calif. They met on July 4, 2008 at Bass Lake. She’s a designer with Tangram Interiors; he’s an territory development manager with Office Depot. (Photo by Kimi G Photography).
Flavia Flores (2005) now has her product P*DE*Q, a tapioca-based cheese bread, sold in 23 Northern California and Central Valley Costco locations. Her team will be traveling to each store to promote this Fresno based product.More
Derek Franks (2007) is the vice president of sales for the Fresno Grizzlies. His first position with the baseball club was as the box office intern, where he helped run the ticket office, worked the window and printed season tickets. In 2011, he was named to Fresno Business Street’s “40 Under 40” list.
Chantea (Fleming) McIntyre (2004) has been crowned Mrs. California – her third pageant title – including Mrs. Fresno County and Mrs. Tulare County. A member of the Bulldogs’ Women’s Basketball team from 2000 to 2004, she will compete for the Mrs. America title later this summer.
Johnny Mendez, Jr. (2012) has been named a group sales account executive with the two-time WNBA Champion Seattle Storm. He organizes group outings for non-profits, corporations and personal groups with the team, and assists in coordinating fundraising efforts through ticket sales. As a student, he interned with Bulldog Sports Properties.
Miles Gaston Villanueva (2008) recently appeared in two television primetime shows: BONES on Monday, April 14th, and NCIS on Tuesday, April 15th! Congratulations to a Bulldog breaking legs – and hearts – from coast-to-coast! More