What's News 12/6

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


Alumnus Barry Falke was the subject of a December 4 Bakersfield.now article on his promotion at the Red Cross bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/kern-county-executive-director-of-red-cross-receives-major-promotion


Arts blogger Donald Munro included Lessons & Carols and a concert by Fresno Community Band featuring alumnus Hannah York in his weekend list November 30 munroreview.com/2018/11/30/the-list-from-a-fundraiser-for-wildfire-victims-to-soprano-hanna-york-some-promising-picks-for-the-weekend/


A book containing work by the late Paul Toews, Ph.D., emeritus history professor, will be included in a new book, according to the November 23 edition of The Carillon newspaper, Steinbach, Manitoba thecarillon.com/local/Scholars-to-launch-history-book-Monday-501135151.html


Adjunct instructor Bill Atwood listed FPU as something he’s thankful for in a November 22 opinion piece in the Sierra Star sierrastar.com/opinion/columns-blogs/dr-bill-atwood/article221901700.html


KVPR did a news report on the 2018 Spark Tank Pitch Fest November 20 kvpr.org/post/shark-tank-without-teeth-asks-business-proposals-benefit-local-communities




Sunbird Bree Alvarez was featured in a November 28 Hanford Sentinel story hanfordsentinel.com/college-update-bree-alvarez-helps-lead-fpu/article_afcaa488-866c-5d35-a7eb-cca086b92b51.html


Area newspapers listed local athletes who signed to FPU:



On the FPU news website are items on December commencement; the 2018 Advent Devotionals; a presentation at Fresno State by Kizzy Lopez, Ph.D., assistant professor of social work; a podcast reading by Julia Reimer, Ph.D., adjunct theater instructor; the annual Thanksgiving Luncheon; a book by emeritus faculty Dalton Reimer, Ph.D.; Team IMPACT recruits in athletics; a follow-up from the Center for Community Transformation’s Spark Tank; the reopening of the Merced Campus; and staff member Ryan Brunkhorst being interviewed for a tech business blog . More at fresno.edu/news/all