What's News 5/15

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


The new Near/Far Theater included several people connected to FPU in its first play, The Sins of Sor Juana. Former theater faculty Julia Reimer, Ph.D., is the founder, and the cast included Karen Vargas (BA ’18), Viri Hussain-León (’16), Marrissa Lopez (BA ’10) and Edgar Olivera (BA ’10)


A Social Business Plan Workshop hosted by the Center for Community Transformation was publicized the May 8 Business Journal thebusinessjournal.com/fresno-pacific-university-prepares-for-social-enterprise-workshop/?utm_source=Daily+Update&utm_campaign=d3d26c6966-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_05_08_07_56&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fb834d017b-d3d26c6966-78731833&mc_cid=d3d26c6966&mc_eid=c8f76c00f9


The Oakdale Leader published the list of FPU summer camps May 7 oakdaleleader.com/209-living/variety-summer-camps-offered-fresno-pacific/


The May 4 Madera Tribune published two articles referring to FPU:


FPU was mentioned in a May 1 article on some unusually high-priced fritters at this year’s West Coast Mennonite Relief Sale christianleadermag.com/value-of-fritters-skyrockets-at-california-mcc-auction/




The signing of former Sunbird Matias Fernandez to the Fresno Foxes was covered May 14 in Oursportscentral.com oursportscentral.com/services/releases/fresno-fc-adds-jems-geffrard--matias-fernandez-to-2019-roster/n-5486460


On May 6, The Porterville Recorder mentioned FPU in an article about the California Interscholastic Federation Central Section Division II swimming championships recorderonline.com/sports/valley-swim-porterville-finishes-strong-at-valley/article_5c9758fe-6f73-11e9-9a71-e3ba27be79b4.html



On the FPU news website are items on a gift to the history department; Katie McNamara, clinical assistant professor of education and associate director of the teacher librarian program, getting an honor from the American Association of School Librarians; FPU answering state cutbacks with openings in enrollment; May commencement; the Center Community Transformation’s Social Business Plan Workshop; FPU summer camps; and Money magazine ranking FPU a best college for transfer students. More at fresno.edu/news/all