What's News - 10/13

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



Articles on FPU getting nearly $1M from the Lilly Foundation were published October 9 in:


FPU’s article on fall enrollment was published September 26 in The Hanford Sentinel hanfordsentinel.com/news/fall-enrollment-exceeds-expectations-at-fresno-pacific-university/article_9775e114-5243-5009-92b7-15045dbc88fb.html


FPU is mentioned in the September 24 Christianity Today article “Demographics are Shifting. Are Colleges Adapting?” christianitytoday.com/partners/higher-education/demographics-are-shifting-are-colleges-adapting.html


C-Link, the electronic newsletter of Christian Leader magazine, posted an article on FPU’s fall enrollment September 24 christianleadermag.com/fall-enrollment-at-fpu-exceeds-expectations/




The return of some Sunbird student-athletes to practice under health guidelines was reported:


Former Sunbird Perry Huang is now assistant coach of the Seattle Storm, which won the 2020 WNBA Championship. KFSN ABC 30 ran a report October 10 mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1285&DateTime=10%2F6%2F2020+11%3A30%3A21+PM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE



On the FPU news website are items on Laura Schmidt Roberts, Ph.D., professor of biblical and theological studies, publishing the paper “Practical Formation: Teaching Critical Thinking via Ricoeur’s Hermeneutical Model,” which became a chapter in the book Paul Ricoeur and the Hope of Higher Education: The Just University; Fall 2020 Convocation; a near-$1 million grant from the Lilly Endowment; alumna Ashley Jaramillo being featured on Council for Christian Colleges & Universities social media; an article in Bakersfield Life magazine about family of FPU students; a student continuing her studies while evacuating the Creek Fire; and a profile of Robert Foster, assistant track and field coach, in Fresno Magazine. More at fresno.edu/news/all