What's News 3/12

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



Arts writer Donald Munro promoted the Pacific Artist Series concert featuring the Duke Chorale March 12 munroreview.com/2019/03/12/concert-preview-duke-university-chorale-performs-tuesday-march-12-2019-at-fresno-pacific-univ/


An article on alumnus Jared Wilde joining the California Highway Patrol appeared in the March 8 Hanford Sentinel hanfordsentinel.com/news/local/lemoore-man-sworn-in-as-chp-officer/article_e4dff05e-1d98-5bde-a461-0181f6a82ca1.html


Darren Duerksen, Ph.D. associate professor and director the intercultural and religious studies program, co-authored the article “Learning from the ‘Dones’ and ‘Nones’” in the March/April 2019 Christian Leader christianleadermagazine.org/ with John Richardson (BA ’03, SEM ’07) lead pastor at Prodigal Church, Fresno.


Articles on the coming move of the Bakersfield Campus appeared in


Alumnus Jerod Laird was the subject of a February 27 report on KGET 17 (NBC) in Bakersfield kget.com/news/local-news/rare-disease-day-local-man-living-with-friedreich-s-ataxia/1814630656


Alumna Beatriz Chairdez took the role of associate vice chancellor of human resources at  Evergreen Community College District in San Jose, according to the February 20 einnews.com einnews.com/pr_news/476931378/san-jos-evergreen-ccd-fills-key-leadership-roles




Sunbird Bree Alvarez was the subject of a feature in the March 6 Hanford Sentinel hanfordsentinel.com/sports/local/lemoore-s-bree-alvarez-walks-off-into-sunset-after-time/article_8a1916a5-6f6a-58c2-bb0b-567f073b6db0.html


An article about a future Sunbird appeared in The World (Coos Bay, OR) March 6 https://theworldlink.com/sports/local/hutchins-will-swim-for-swocc/article_d8a5e7a6-8e03-5fb1-99b4-88006720e5d8.html


February 28 Hanford Sentinel carried an article about a West Hills College Lemoore women’s soccer player signing a letter of intent to play at FPU hanfordsentinel.com/whcl-s-hawken-signs-to-fpu/article_e9eaabcd-c721-5301-a331-1597b6cd107a.html



On the FPU news website are items on the Center for Community Transformation co-sponsoring seminars on human trafficking; the latest reaccreditation step for FPU; moving the Bakersfield Campus; Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary receiving reaccreditation from the Association of Theological Schools; the contributions of several faculty, staff and alumni to  a book on grief; and publications by Christopher Brownell, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics and STEM education and program director of mathematics education; Darren Duerksen, Ph.D. associate professor and director the intercultural and religious studies program; Francisco Del Canto Viterale, Ph.D., ALAS project coordinator; Julie M. Lane, Ed.D., associate professor of education and chair of the Division of Educational Leadership; Quentin P. Kinnison, Ph.D., associate professor and program director of Christian ministries and chair of the Division of Biblical & Religious Studies; Acantha Ellard, M.A., instructor in educational values in the School of Education; and Suja George, instructor in the School of Education. More at fresno.edu/news/all