What's News 12/5

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


FPU’s enrollment was reported December 2 by online news source GV Wire.com gvwire.com/2019/12/02/looking-for-givingtuesday-cause-check-out-fresno-ccs-ram-pantry/


An article on the Center for Community Transformation’s Spark Tank Pitch Fest appeared November 26 in The Business Journal thebusinessjournal.com/homeless-vets-home-ecofriendly-products-top-pitch-fest/


“Lessons & Carols” topped arts writer Donald Munro’s music picks November 23 munroreview.com/2019/11/23/a-musical-weekend-picks-include-fresno-pacifics-lessons-carols-plus-city-college-opera-and-musica-viva-in-kingsburg/


President Joseph Jones’ honor from the Southeast Fresno Community Economic Development Association (SEFCEDA) was covered November 21 by online news source GVWire.com gvwire.com/2019/11/21/fresno-countys-top-teacher-is-welding-instructor-at-court-school/


The 75th Anniversary Gala was the subject of an article in C-Link, the enewsletter of Christian Leader magazine, November 19 christianleadermag.com/fpu-hosts-75th-anniversary-gala/


Leaving Iowa, the fall Mainstage, was the subject of a November 16 article by arts blogger Donald Munro munroreview.com/2019/11/16/for-robbie-hill-in-leaving-iowa-a-fresno-pacific-road-trip-and-then-a-real-one-after-graduation/




The November 25 Porterville Recorder published an article on the Sunbirds effort in PacWest Cross Country Championships, which the women’s team won recorderonline.com/sports/local-runner-zorn-helps-fpu-to-st-conference-title-prs/article_695adcb8-0f97-11ea-a5d9-df6b8263071b.html


FPU’s World Water Polo Association match was covered November 23 by Swimming World magazine  swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/day-one-of-2019-wwpa-conference-championships/


The CUSLA University Times covered a men’s basketball game between that school and the Sunbirds November 19 csulauniversitytimes.com/golden-eagles-show-their-depth-in-a-tight-win-against-fresno-pacific/


FPU was included in an article about the anniversary of Cal State Bakersfield’s women’s basketball program posted November 15 by Bakersfieldnow.com bakersfieldnow.com/news/eyewitness-mornings/celebrating-20-seasons-of-csub-womens-basketball



On the FPU news website are items on enrollment and the importance of transfer students and programs; FPU’s hosting of Unlikely, a documentary on what keeps students from succeeding in college; CCT’s Spark Tank Pitch Fest; the annual Lessons & Carols Christmas celebration; and President Joseph Jones’ honor from the Southeast Fresno Community Economic Development Association (SEFCEDA). More at fresno.edu/news/all