What's News 9/11

What’s News—a collection of updates from the media and our own news website


The Fresno Bee published the U.S. News & World Report rankings of FPU and Fresno State September 7 fresnobee.com/news/local/education/article217991340.html


Changes at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary were the subject of two articles:


The hiring of alumnus Richard “Jerry” Breckinridge as city manager of Arvin, CA, was covered September 5 by KGET TV (NBC) kget.com/news/city-of-arvin-hires-police-chief-as-city-manager/1420498225


The August 31 Sioux City Journal published an article announcing an upcoming speech by alumnus Eddy Aleman, general secretary of the Reformed Church in America siouxcityjournal.com/lifestyles/faith-and-values/religion/general-secretary-of-rca-to-speak/article_2dd8fe4b-2414-56fa-9893-639ff83fd775.html


The winners of National Grocers Association Foundation scholarships, including one FPU student, were announced:


Two August 29 articles in Rampage at Fresno City College mention a partnership between FPU, FCC and two Fresno high schools therampageonline.com/news/2018/08/29/fcc-everywhere-brings-college-to-fresno-neighborhoods/ and therampageonline.com/news/2018/08/29/an-evening-with-carole-goldsmith-fresno-city-college-president/




Sunbird swimming coach Josh Christiansen’s new job at Indiana State University has gotten coverage:


The volleyball tournament at FPU got a mention in the August 31 Seattle Times seattletimes.com/sports/uw-huskies/washington-volleyball-team-turns-back-iowa/


The August 30 Yakima Herald covered a women’s soccer game with Central Washington University yakimaherald.com/sports/college_sports/cwu_sports/thursday-local-report-cwu-women-s-soccer-ties-fresno-pacific/article_2408a9a0-ace3-11e8-a9ec-e3ace756ad9b.html


Former assistant men’s basketball coach Ty Shaw’s connection to FPU was mentioned in two articles:



On the FPU news website are items on the Fall Convocation talk by Don Griffith, vice president of advancement and executive director of the FPU Foundation; FPU’s U.S. News rankings; the Believers Church Lecture Series; a partnership between FPU and San Joaquin Memorial High School; the work of Melanie Howard, Ph.D., assistant professor and biblical & theological studies program director, on a new hymnal for Mennonite congregations in North America; a presentation by Suzana Dobric Veiss, instructor and degree completion program director in the School of Business; and the “Business as Mission” event at the Center for Community Transformation. More at fresno.edu/news/all