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



Reports on “Operation Dear Veteran,” an effort by the regional team that collected and distributed 1,600 Christmas cards for veterans in hospitals and residential care, appeared:


FPU’s category victory in the California University and College Ballot Bowl competition was noted as part of an education round-up article December 21 in GVWire.com gvwire.com/2020/12/21/does-white-house-look-prettier-this-christmas-you-can-thank-this-fresno-state-grad/


Graduate Maribel Torres’ appointment to the Adventist Health Medical Office was the subject of an article in the December 17 Lemoore Navy News hanfordsentinel.com/community/lemoorenavynews/inspired-by-family-new-nurse-practitioner-begins-adventist-career/article_299357dd-0eef-5613-90c9-77ddb3846349.html


C-Link, Christian Leader magazine’s enewsletter, posted on two FPU Christmastime programs December 15 christianleadermag.com/fpu-efforts-brighten-holiday-for-community/


Arts writer Donald Munro wrote about “Lessons and Carols” and FPU’s new choral director Jeffrey Wilson, D.M.A., December 15 munroreview.com/2020/12/15/these-lessons-and-carols-at-fresno-pacific-are-streaming-instead-of-live-but-the-joyful-message-is-the-same/


Jaime Ramirez’s appointment as director deportivo, or sporting director, of the new Fresno Fuego FC soccer team was covered December 15 by:




Men’s water polo’s first votes for an NCAA preseason poll were noted in Swimming World January 1 swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/signs-of-life-for-ncaa-mens-water-polo-cwpa-top-20-preseason-poll/



On the FPU news website are items on CCT’s Launch Central Valley project; the second edition of Discipline That Restores: Strategies to Create Respect, Cooperation, and Responsibility in the Classroom, by Ron Claassen, D.Min., emeritus peacemaking and conflict studies, and Roxanne Claassen; a new book by Dalton Reimer, Ph.D., emeritus communication, called The Making of a Distinctive Church College; the Fresno Pacific Model of Becoming 1960-2000; and FPU’s category win in the California University and College Ballot Bowl. More at fresno.edu/news/all