What's News - 7/8

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



Reports on FPU’s fall re-opening have been widely published and broadcast:


The appointment of President Joseph Jones, Ph.D., to the Fresno Commission on Police Reform was noted in the July 6 C-Link (an updated version on the FPU news website includes a third alumnus on the panel) christianleadermag.com/fpu-president-named-to-fresno-commission-on-police-reform/


The obituary of former dean Wendy Wakeman, Ph.D., was published in the June 30 Isanti-Chisago County Star in Cambridge, MN isanti-chisagocountystar.com/obituaries/wendy-zabel-balzer/article_fdb43384-bb11-11ea-8e8c-7b188f6a8c47.html


A Unity Symposium at Family Community Church, Fresno, that included FPU June 27 was reported on by KFSN TV (ABC 30) mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1285&DateTime=6%2F28%2F2020+8%3A35%3A14+AM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE


C-Link included an article on statements against racial injustice by the United States Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (USMB), FPU and Tabor College on June 24 christianleadermag.com/usmb-colleges-issue-statements-against-racial-injustice/




Francis Johnson has signed a letter of intent to run cross country as a Sunbird, according to KBAK (CBS 29) Bakersfield July 4 mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1310&DateTime=7%2F4%2F2020+5%3A26%3A42+PM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE


A student-athlete entering FPU in fall 2020 was featured June 25 by KSEE TV (NBC 24)  mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1295&DateTime=6%2F25%2F2020+6%3A20%3A34+PM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE



On the FPU news website are items on FPU’s reopening plans and the reorganization of the Center for Peacemaking & Conflict Studies. More at fresno.edu/news/all