What's News - 6/24

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




The list of members of the Fresno Commission on Police Reform, which includes FPU President Joseph Jones, Ph.D., and alumni D.J. Criner and Simon Biasell, was published by area news media June 19:



Accreditation for the MSN program was the subject of a June 19 article in Valley Voice ourvalleyvoice.com/2020/06/19/fresno-pacific-earns-accreditation-for-master-of-science-in-nursing/


FPU’s plans for fall reopening and June student visits were covered in:


KFSN (ABC 30) broadcast a report June 11 about FPU hosting a food giveaway at the Visalia campus mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1285&DateTime=6%2F12%2F2020+5%3A24%3A29+PM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE


Alumnus Mark Ottusch was named athletic director at New Fairfield High School, New Fairfield, CT, according to the June 8 News Times newstimes.com/local/article/New-Fairfield-names-new-athletic-director-15324256.php


KVVU (FOX 5) in Las Vegas announced June 2 that Nicholas Eagles has been accepted to FPU mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=2200&DateTime=6%2F2%2F2020+9%3A50%3A04+AM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE





A new member of Sunbird water polo was featured June 15 on KGTV (ABC 10) in San Diego mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1370&DateTime=6%2F15%2F2020+4%3A56%3A04+PM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE


FPU’s apparel deal with Adidas was covered June 15 by KFSN (ABC 30) mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1285&DateTime=6%2F15%2F2020+6%3A27%3A57+PM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE


Whitney D. Leyva-Camberos, assistant strength and conditioning coach, had one of her exercise workouts included in a June 6 Self magazine article self.com/story/amazon-prime-workout-videos



On the FPU news website are items on President Joseph Jones, Ph.D., and two alumni being named to the Fresno Commission on Police Reform; student Claire Samuelson being honored by Alpha Chi Honor Society; Linda Hoff, Ph.D., head of the Teaching Education Division, joining the board of the California Teaching Fellows Foundation; accreditation for the Master of Science in Nursing program; Visalia Campus staff hosting a food giveaway; Suzana Dobric Veiss, Ph.D., director of the M.A. in and Strategic and Organization Leadership program, being named an outstanding graduate by Regent University; James Van Slyke, Ph.D., associate professor history, receiving a fellowship from the International Society for Science and Religion; Darin Lenz, Ph.D., associate professor of history, publishing an article in an encyclopedia on Philadelphia; plans for visits for prospective students to the main campus; a call for justice from the University Diversity Committee, Staff Caucus Exec and Faculty Exec in the wake of recent killings of African Americans by police; and a presentation by Chris Brownell, Ph.D., associate professor of math and STEM education. More at fresno.edu/news/all