What's News- 3/26

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



Arts writer Donald Munro included Emma, the Fall Mainstage, among his weekend picks March 22 munroreview.com/2019/03/22/the-list-from-book-of-days-to-harriet-tubman-some-promising-picks-for-the-weekend/


The Symphonic Band and conductor Erik Leung, D.M.A., assistant professor and program director of music, led off an article in the March 21 Fresno State Collegian about the Dr. Lawrence Sutherland Wind Festival collegian.csufresno.edu/2019/03/21/fresno-state-hosts-40th-annual-wind-festival/#.XJjwbJhKhPY


Kings River Life Magazine, an online publication, previewed Emma, the spring mainstage, March 20 http://kingsriverlife.com/03/20/fresno-pacific-university-theatre-presents-emma/ 


Student Michael Mason’s participation in Emma, the spring mainstage, was the subject of an article in the  March 16 Hanford Sentinel hanfordsentinel.com/hanford-s-michael-mason-will-portray-robert-martin-in-fresno/article_23baa72c-e96d-55c4-9d1c-32ccc8a86b91.html


A release on a UC Merced program to improve middle-school students’ knowledge of mathematics, and FPU’s participation in the program, was posted March 14 on the UC Merced website news.ucmerced.edu/news/2019/saturday-academies-offer-local-students-help-state-assessment


Seminars on fighting human trafficking co-hosted by FPU’s Center for Community Transformation were listed in the March 13 Hanford Sentinel hanfordsentinel.com/community/round-up/article_e4363f4f-ef7e-5856-9eb4-168a2ff30050.html


ARRL, the national association for amateur radio, announced that FPU will provide graduate credit for some of its courses for educators on wireless technology March 12 news/arrl-announces-2019-teachers-institutes-on-wireless-technology-sessions




The March 16 Robert Morris University Sentinel student news website included an item on graduate Anthony Verlade, now a member of the Pittsburg Riverhounds soccer team rmusentrymedia.com/sports/season-preview-hounds-look-to-take-a-bite-out-of-usl/


On March 15 the Chico Enterprise-Record covered the signing of an incoming Sunbird soccer player chicoer.com/2019/03/15/butte-soccer-player-adrian-jauregui-rodriguez-joins-fresno-pacific/


The signing of a Hanford senior to play water polo at FPU was covered March 15 by The Hanford Sentinel hanfordsentinel.com/sports/local/ross-signs-with-fresno-pacific-university/article_a30c5f98-78ab-520a-a5b7-66e9f64840c2.html


Alumnus Matt Gilbert was included in a March 13 Colorado Springs Gazette round-up of new coaches as he leads the Pine Creek High School girls swimming team gazette.com/woodmenedition/a-handful-of-new-coaches-start-debut-seasons-across-district/article_9dcbd166-41e1-11e9-b374-1b194888a53e.html


On the FPU news website are items on webinars sponsored by Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary; the Janzen Lectureship in Biblical Studies; the Fall Mainstage production of Emma; Lisa Hood, DNP, FNP, director of the MSN/family nurse practitioner program and assistant professor of nursing, being invited to speak at the 3rd International Conference on Nursing Science and Practice; Pamela Johnston, Ph.D., associate professor of history, and Rebecca McMillen, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of the art program and chair of the Division of Visual and Performing Arts, being selected to participate in Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) seminars; and Autumn Lindberg, LMFT, Visalia Campus director and adjunct faculty in the marriage and family therapy program, earning the approved supervisor designation by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT); More at fresno.edu/news/all