What's News - 11/10

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

11/10/20
                                                                                                                                                                                

News

 

Articles on the undergraduate tuition freeze and return of prospective student visits were published in the Our Valley Voice newspaper November 5:

 

An article on the Center for Community Transformation’s New Skills for New Era initiative was posted October 29 by The Business Journal thebusinessjournal.com/fresno-pacific-program-helps-churches-lift-communities/?mc_cid=bb4f3d98ff&mc_eid=c8f76c00f9

 

An interfaith conference co-sponsored by FPU was covered in the October 29 C-Link online newsletter of Christian Leader magazine christianleadermag.com/interfaith-conference-explores-effects-of-2020-election-on-people-of-faith/

 

The Presbyterian Outlook mentioned FPU October 27 when adjunct instructor April Alkema’s Faith Through Art program was awarded a $7,500 Mission Program Grant by the Presbyterian Mission Agency pres-outlook.org/2020/10/twenty-one-new-worshiping-communities-two-presbyteries-receive-mission-program-grants/

 

The October 23, 2020, C-Link online newsletter of Christian Leader magazine, included two articles related to FPU:

 

FPU’s near-$1M Lilly Foundation grant was mentioned in a round-up article on higher education posted October 22 by GVWire.com gvwire.com/2020/10/22/madera-get-cops-money-for-campus-safety-strengthens-relationships-with-police/

 

Athletics

 

A feature on George Rodriguez, FPU’s new tennis coach, appeared November 4 in the Selma Enterprise hanfordsentinel.com/community/selma_enterprise/selma-stories-another-selma-success-story/article_64fecccd-885e-5f1b-b9b1-c55a478de2c1.html

 

FPU’s Athletes of Color Alliance was the subject of a feature on ABC 30 (KFSN TV) October 23 abc30.com/athletes-of-color-alliance-good-sports-fresno-pacific-university-dj-maxwell/7285431/

 

 

On the FPU news website are items on FPU freezing undergraduate tuition for 2021-22, a new scholarship, an interfaith conference co-sponsored by FPU, student performance in the California Ballot Bowl and a video of President Jones discussing plans for spring 2021. There are also academic achievements by Jim Ave, Ph.D., professor and chair of kinesiology; Don Diboll, Ph.D., associate professor of kinesiology; Darren Duerksen, Ph.D., associate professor and program director of intercultural and religious studies; Melanie Howard, Ph.D., assistant professor and program director of biblical & theological studies; Alice Neikirk, Ph.D., assistant professor of criminology; Ray Nickson, Ph.D., associate professor and program director of criminology; Fay Nielsen, Ph.D., associate professor of kinesiology; Laura Schmidt Roberts, Ph.D., professor of biblical and theological studies; and Suzana Dobric Veiss, Ph.D., assistant professor and program director of the M.A. in Strategic & Organizational Leadership. More at fresno.edu/news/all