What's News 5/2

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


The April 30 Business Journal published an item on FPU’s listing as a Best College for Transfer Students in Money magazine thebusinessjournal.com/fresno-pacific-named-among-best-colleges-for-transfers/?utm_source=Daily+Update&utm_campaign=455c7191d5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_04_30_09_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fb834d017b-455c7191d5-78731833&mc_cid=455c7191d5&mc_eid=c8f76c00f9


Breck Harris, Ed.D., professor of business, was quoted in an April 29 special report on FOX 26 about how Facebook uses personal information kmph.com/news/local/special-report-facebook-know-you-too-well


FPU was mentioned in a March 26 Fresno Bee article on enrollment cuts at Fresno State fresnobee.com/news/local/education/article229745814.html?fbclid=IwAR1ietGMMMa7UjColTZQ4zplTBD7zIvg9SdERVvXcTUKlREYNROFeFg2pGI


Community arts writer Donald Munro covered The Adam Bomb, a new one-man show by Mark Tyler Miller, MFA, assistant professor and director of the theater program, in the April 26 and 29 issues of Munro’s Review


A story on myths surrounding domestic violence April 22 on YourCentralValley.com featured Sonia Medina Pranger, L.C.S.W., assistant professor and program co-director of social work. The website is part of KSEE 24 (NBC) and KGPE 47 (CBS) television yourcentralvalley.com/news/the-harmful-impact-of-domestic-violence-stereotypes/1945947386


Alumna and former faculty member Julia Reimer, Ph.D., read the first chapter of Kathi Daley’s Boxes in the Basement April 22 for the Mysteryrat's Maze Podcast mysteryratsmaze.podbean.com/e/boxes-in-the-basement-by-kathi-daley/


Inside Higher Education announced FPU’s May commencement speaker April 22 insidehighered.com/news/2019/04/22/colleges-announce-commencement-speakers


Lindsey A. Huang, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of the sociology program, was quoted in an April 17 Fresno Bee story on California’s population fresnobee.com/news/local/article229344474.html


Alumnus Nick Valla was profiled March 5 by the International City/County Management Association icma.org/articles/article/student-spotlight-nick-valla?fbclid=IwAR2LvnUNS0JAoCpYO8xDtMmGVfnwGlPinkUK9I-0XrkStuPlDq4tZUy_xnY




Alumnus Zach Schroeder, now track and field coach at The Master’s University, was featured on SCTV April 29 scvnews.com/2019/04/29/tmus-pacheco-4x8-relay-highlight-day-1-of-gsac-finals/


The April 18 Meridian (MS) Star published an article about alumnus Fred Morris meridianstar.com/sports/neshoba-central-s-fred-morris-resigns/article_4205e1c0-6151-11e9-a948-bb8b07706253.html


Alumnus Adrian Sanchez is part of an article on high school basketball coaching shifts in the April 17 Merced Sun-Star mercedsunstar.com/sports/article229392194.html


The Paso Robles Press carried an article April 17 about a future track Sunbird pasoroblespress.com/article/bearcats-send-two-more-to-college


FPU is mentioned in an April 15 profile of Valley Vista High School pole vaulter Tim Ellis in YourValley.net google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://yourvalley.net/yourvalley/news/next-vaulter-up-valley-vistas-tim-ellis-makes-own-name-as-states-best/&ct=ga&cd=CAEYACoTNTAwMTI5NDczOTg2NTc4ODAxMjIaZDFlZGM2ZWQ0OGI4Njk1NTpjb206ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNEEgQzXx1ZRNQwVi91sbRs64d7ryg



On the FPU news website are items on the upcoming Sacred Streets training by the Center for Community Transformation, Money magazine including FPU on its list of 50 Best Colleges for Transfer Students, the annual FPU Honors Banquet, students winning honors at the national Alpha Chi conference, the May commencement, the annual Scholarship Dinner and the Symphonic Band’s videogame music concert. More at fresno.edu/news/all