What's News - 9/22

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

9/22/20
                                                                                                                                                                                        
            

News

The Visalia Times-Delta published FPU’s fall enrollment article September 17 visaliatimesdelta.com/story/news/2020/09/17/fresno-fpu-enrollment-drops-but-surpasses-leaders-expectations/3487943001/

 

The loss of Casa Pacifica was mentioned in:

 

An article about former music faculty Dieter Wulfhorst and Susan Doering experience in the Creek Fire was published September 20 by GVWire.com gvwire.com/2020/09/20/string-musicians-lose-their-home-to-creek-fire-leaving-them-bowed-but-unbroken/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Musicians+Unbowed+After+Losing+Home+to+Creek+Fire&utm_campaign=First+Things+First+09%2F21%2F2020&vgo_ee=h2%2FhS0QMS6NQITr%2BfKw05lAmUJmsrQ33mXzDGDwPIfk%3D

 

President Jones wrote an essay, “Christian Higher Education: Our Future, Our Message,” for the article “Looking Forward” in the Fall 2020 issue of Advance, the publication of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities cccu.org/magazine/looking-forward/

 

The death of Richard Gipson, who served as a mentor for FPU teacher candidates, was noted in the September 11 Merced County Times mercedcountytimes.com/richard-gipson-regional-democratic-party-leader-dies-at-74/

 

The graduation of Karina Hernandez from FPU was reported September 2 by The Sun-Gazette thesungazette.com/article/education/2020/09/02/farmersville-woman-graduates-from-fresno-pacific/

 

In the September/October issue of Christian Leader (released September 3):

 

Athletics

 

On September 15 Soccer America included alumnus Anthony Velarde in an article on his pro soccer team, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds socceramerica.com/publications/article/86736/bob-lilley-riverhounds-have-chance-to-go-far-in-u.html

 

FPU was mentioned in a September 2 Visalia Times-Delta article about an athlete getting a football scholarship visaliatimesdelta.com/story/sports/2020/09/02/tulare-westerns-mikey-ficher-commits-davidson-college/5680395002/

 

Robert Foster, head assistant track and field coach, was profiled in “The Foster Family Running for a Cause” in the North Clovis edition of Fresno Magazine’s August 2020 issue.

 

On the FPU news website are items on FPU’s strong fall enrollment, President Jones’ CCCU article, affirmation in the U.S. News and Washington Monthly rankings, the loss of Casa Pacifica and prayers for those affected by wildfires, auditing classes at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and Aileen Rizo, a graduate and adjunct instructor, being honored among this year’s Top Ten Professional Women by Fresno’s Marjaree Mason Center. More at fresno.edu/news/all