What's News - 10/8

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




The Fresno Bee published a Valley Voices opinion piece by Larry Dunn, Ph.D., professor of peacemaking and conflict studies, online October 4 and in print October 5. The title is “His son died, so this father turned to an unexpected source for help: Writing poems” fresnobee.com/opinion/readers-opinion/article235698292.html


A state appointment for alumna and former employee Patricia Vazquez-Topete, was announced October 4 in the Imperial Valley News imperialvalleynews.com/index.php/8-news/19811-governor-newsom-announces-appointments-10-1-2019.html


An FPU student was quoted in an October 1 GV Wire article about a medical school “boot camp” hosted by California Health Sciences University gvwire.com/2019/10/01/boot-camp-gives-these-med-school-hopefuls-a-big-leg-up/


The installation ceremony of Valerie Rempel, Ph.D., as vice president and dean of the seminary was covered by:


The September 30 C-Link also featured Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary student Jessica Ice in an article about a Mennonite Central Committee’s Summer Service program christianleadermag.com/seminarians-serve-through-mccs-summer-service/


FPU’s partnership with The Great Courses to promote professional development for teachers was covered September 30 on Yahoo Finance finance.yahoo.com/news/fresno-pacific-university-partners-great-123000079.html


A September 28 article on InlandEmpire.us. about an enrichment program for high school English-language learners included FPU on a list of university campuses the group visited inlandempire.us/chaffeys-english-learner-program-shows-significant-growth-in-a-g-completion-college-tour-is-next/


FPU’s North Fresno Campus got a mention in a September 25 GV Wire article about the planned Fresno City College First Responder Training Center gvwire.com/2019/09/25/land-bought-for-first-responders-center-opening-pushed-to-2024/


C-Link, the enewsletter of Christian Leader magazine, published an article on the FPU Wilderness program September 16 christianleadermag.com/fpu-philosopher-inspired-to-take-students-along-to-the-mountains/




The Hanford Sentinel published an article on the FPU Athletics Hall of Fame induction September 20 hanfordsentinel.com/three-individuals-two-teams-join-fpu-athletics-hall-of-fame/article_e8aa2b07-400f-59fe-b1fd-f6ee3a253f7a.html


An article about a men’s soccer game against CSU San Marcos was published in the September 18 Cougar Chronicle, the CSUSM student newspaper csusmchronicle.com/19051/sports/19051/


On the FPU news website are items on September alumni notes; Larry Dunn’s article; a follow-up to the Sacred Streets training offered by the Center for Community Transformation; an article by Noemi Vega Quiñones, alumnus from and adjunct instructor at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary; a partnership between the Center for Online Learning and The Great Courses; an article by Francisco Del Canto Viterale, Ph.D., ALAS project coordinator; a WalletHub.com article featuring Ranjan George, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the undergraduate business program; the Believers Church Lectures; the State of the University event; and the installation ceremony for Valerie Rempel, Ph.D., as leader of the seminary. More at fresno.edu/news/all