What's News 10/29

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



A main campus event on Islamophobia and Gen Z was the subject of an October 15 article in GVWire.com gvwire.com/2019/10/25/can-gen-z-figure-out-how-to-end-islamophobia/


Alumnus Morgan George Doizaki was the subject of an executive profile in The Business Journal October 25 thebusinessjournal.com/executive-profile-morgan-george-doizaki/


Alumnus Dean Lee, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed to a new Scientific Advisory Board created by Kiadis Pharma, an international biopharmaceutical company based in Europe, according to an article posted October 22 on Biotechgate.com biotechgate.com/web/cms/index.php/company_news_article.html?news_id=18431251k$Sna2LSIdDhJb6&page_id=?next=1


Alumna Cyndie Davila is the subject of an article October 21 in Bakersfield.com bakersfield.com/kern-business-journal/latina-leaders-joining-forces-to-fight-cancer/article_ee835860-bf7a-5dd0-b231-7153e6f52989.html


A lawsuit filed against FPU was the subject of several reports:


A new incoming class at California Health Sciences University include three FPU graduates, according to an October 9 article on GVWire.com gvwire.com/2019/10/09/valley-students-are-flocking-to-clovis-pharmacy-program/


A report on rising gas prices on KMPH FOX 26 October 7 featured Andrew Shinn, MBA, business instructor kmph.com/news/local/gas-prices-reach-a-five-year-high-in-california





Alumnus Frank Marlow’s induction into the FPU Athletics Hall of Fame as a member of the 1985 men’s soccer team in was covered in the Medford, OR, Mail-Tribune October 19 mailtribune.com/sports/community-sports/local-report-former-prep-champs-shine-in-college


FPU’s placement in the Pacific Invitational was noted in the October 19 Swimming World swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/stanford-mens-swimming-and-diving-opens-season-with-win-at-pacific-invite/


The Hanford Sentinel was so impressed with 2019 graduate Ryanne Luchau being hired as director of operations for the Sunbird women’s basketball program that it ran two stories about it. One October 9 hanfordsentinel.com/community/selma_enterprise/news/ryanne-luchau-continues-to-chase-best-version-of-herself/article_af5d2460-8d53-5217-ba3b-e9400eb47eab.html and the other October 8 hanfordsentinel.com/community/selma_enterprise/sports/ryanne-luchau-continues-to-pursue-the-best-version-of-herself/article_15b06675-2780-54e4-a07c-3f44cda37cb5.html



On the FPU news website are items on faculty publications by Suzana Dobric Veiss, M.A. in Leadership & Organizational Studies program director; Ken Martens Friesen, Ph.D., associate professor of political science; Darren Duerksen, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the intercultural and religious studies program ; and Quentin Kinnison, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the Christian ministry and leadership program and chair of the Biblical & Religious Studies Division. There is also the appointment of President Joseph Jones, Ph.D., to the executive board of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU); the completion by three staff members—Kimberly Self, associate registrar for operations; Pam Schock, assistant dean of student development; and Eric Self, assistant director for operations at the FPU North Fresno Campus—of the National Emergency Management Basic Academy (NEMBA); awards from Community Regional Medical Center for MSN student Amritpal Padda and the neuroscience ICU department, in which he works; Kinnison’s appointment to the Hinds Hospice Board; and the involvement of several faculty and staff in the Council of Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) Diversity Conference.  More at fresno.edu/news/all