What's News - 4/27

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

4/27/21

 

News

 

KGPE 47 (CBS TV) included FPU in an April 23 report about area graduation ceremonies mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1290&DateTime=4%2F23%2F2021+5%3A05%3A53+PM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE 

 

Alumnus Lucy Van Scyoc has been selected as superintendent of Tulare Joint Union High School, according to an April 23 report from KSEE 24 (NBC TV) yourcentralvalley.com/news/education/tulare-joint-union-high-school-selects-new-superintendent/

 

FPU was included in a Telemundo (KNSO TV) report April 22 about COVID vaccinations and students returning to California college and university campuses mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=6365&DateTime=4%2F22%2F2021+11%3A12%3A00+PM&Term=Fresno+Pacific&PlayClip=TRUE

 

The three-year bachelor’s degree program got a nod in the April 22 Fresno Bee fresnobee.com/news/local/education-lab/article250850264.html

 

Three news outlets posted on their websites Intelligent.com’s picks for top academic programs that included FPU April 20-21

 

A Christianity Today article on campus diversity officers posted April 20 mentions FPU christianitytoday.com/ct/2021/may-june/diversity-advocate-evangelical-college-struggle.html

 

FPU was mentioned in an April 19 Fresno Bee article about plans for the neighborhood surrounding the main campus fresnobee.com/fresnoland/article250734034.html?mc_cid=28032beb11&mc_eid=c8f76c00f9

 

Ken Martens Friesen, Ph.D., alumnus and political science professor, wrote about his book Energy, Economics, and Ethics: The Promise and Peril of a Global Energy Transition April 17 in online magazine Kings River Life kingsriverlife.com/04/17/earth-day-2021-its-about-energy-economics-and-ethics/

 

Athletics

 

A Green River (WY) High School student has signed a letter of intent to swim for the Sunbirds, according to an article in SweetwaterNOW.com sweetwaternow.com/green-rivers-lee-signs-with-fresno-pacific-swim/

 

Nic Boatman’s achievements as a pitcher for the Sunbirds was featured in an April 18 article in the Monterey Herald montereyherald.com/2021/04/18/clipboard-boatman-becomes-fresno-pacifics-all-time-strikeout-leader/ 

 

Four Clovis Unified School District seniors signed letters to become Sunbirds during Spring Signing Day, according to the April 15 Clovis Round-Up clovisroundup.com/clovis-unified-student-athletes-honored-at-spring-signing-day/

 

 

The FPU news website includes announcements about viewing the spring commencement ceremony, the university’s new three-bachelor’s degree program and the CSET Multiple Subjects Exam waiver. More at fresno.edu/news/all