What's News - 3/10

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



A Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary student was quoted in the Christianity Today article “Non-Traditional Seminary Students are Changing the Church, posted March 7 christianitytoday.com/partners/higher-education/non-traditional-seminary-students-are-changing-church.html


The Fresno Bee included FPU in two education round-up articles on coronavirus: 


The Center for Community Transformation was mentioned in a Fresno Bee opinion piece March 6 on social enterprise fresnobee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/david-mas-masumoto/article240900296.html


Alumna Amanda Toste’s promotion to executive officer of the Merced County Superior Court was included in two newspapers March 5:



Alumnus Donte McDaniel showed his love of drumming as healing in a March 4 Selma Enterprise article   hanfordsentinel.com/community/selma_enterprise/healing-through-african-drumming/article_60ca7a19-c8f5-5b87-b3c9-c5f128141cba.html


KFSN 30 (ABC TV) broadcast a report on FPU’s new BSN program February 29 abc30.com/education/fresno-pacific-university-adds-bachelors-of-science-in-nursing/5974108/


FPU’s new BSN program was announced in:


The cancellation of Nicola Mazzanti’s Pacific Artist Series concert was reported February 27 by:




The March 5 Hanford Sentinel published an article on three members of the Sunbirds women’s basketball team earning PacWest Conference honors hanfordsentinel.com/trio-of-sunbirds-grab-all-pacwest-honors/article_aae2be08-3765-59a3-85de-b7803e82cb7a.html


The Sunbirds women’s basketball quarterfinals victory in the PacWest Conference Tournament was covered March 5 by KFSN 30 (ABC TV) mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1285&DateTime=3%2F5%2F2020+6%3A20%3A21+PM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE


The signing of three Monache High School runners was announced February 27 in The Porterville Recorder recorderonline.com/sports/monache-running-trio-become-fpu-sunbirds/article_3481f40e-5907-11ea-82f3-5b33cace1f09.html


Two Bakersfield TV stations reported February 26 on a student signing a letter of intent to swim for the Sunbirds:


On the FPU news website are items on the Center for Community Transformation’s contribution to Valley anti-human trafficking efforts, state awards won by The Syrinx student publication, the spring convocation, CCT’s Social Enterprise EXPO, Coronavirus statements and resources and the King & Hamer Scholarship. More at fresno.edu/news/all