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Did student rallies help bring in donations?

Students and alumni alike rallied together at the corner of Shaw and Chestnut from 5 to 9 a.m. in support of Fresno State’s Day of Giving campaign. The Day of Giving was a 24-hour online fundraiser meant to “enhance student ...

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Fresno State raises funds from more than half the country

It’s now one day after Fresno State launched its first-ever “Day of Giving,” a nationwide 24-hour online fundraiser. Just before the 24-hour fundraiser came to an end, $428,660 was raised. But by Friday evening, totals were announced. Donors gifted a ...

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Event will honor alumni of media, communications and journalism department

Ten alumni of the Fresno State media, communications and journalism department will be honored during the seventh MCJ Hall of Fame Induction and Scholarship Reception on Nov. 9 in the Speech Arts Building, Room 172. The event is hosted by ...

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New campus community helps Native American students “reconnect with the culture”

The new Native American scholars learning community culturally engages American Indian students through lectures, classes and experiential activities. The learning community, initiated this semester by the Fresno State’s Native American Staff Association, consists of five courses and currently has 22 ...

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Local Armenian author finds inspiration at Fresno State

Local author Armen Bacon will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest alumni honor given, at the annual Top Dog Award Gala for her dedication to the community and professional successes.     Bacon, who has authored two books, writes columns ...

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Smittcamp remembered

Family, friends, students and alumni paid tribute to Fresno State alumnus Earl Smittcamp during an emotional, song-filled memorial service Friday at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Clovis. Hundreds packed inside the church. Chairs and screen monitors were placed alongside the ...

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Earl Smittcamp: philanthropist, entrepreneur, Bulldog

Earl Smittcamp, an alumnus who established the foundation of the Smittcamp Family Honors College at Fresno State, passed away early Monday morning at the age of 96. Smittcamp and his late wife, Muriel, who passed away in 2009, were both ...

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Alumni Association set to launch Discovery Program this fall

Fresno State is turning to its future to reconnect with its past. Influenced by the success of the university’s seven-year, $214 million fundraising campaign that concluded last April, the Fresno State Alumni Association is launching a “Discovery Program” in the ...

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Social media connects students to university

With Fresno State students as connected as ever to social media and each other, the university has jumped on the bandwagon in many ways.

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Campus recognizes Constitution Day

In celebration of Constitution Day, eight justices from the California Court of Appeal 5th Appellate District met Wednesday with students in an open panel discussion.

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Hunting for on-campus jobs mired with pitfalls

When students are on the hunt for a job, they often look to job openings on campus. However, problems can arise when looking for such opportunities.

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Fresno State alumnus receives Writers of the Future Award

Fresno State graduate Scott Barnes received the 28th annual Writers of the Future Award, a highly distinguished award founded by the L. Ron Hubbard Association.  

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Eighth-inning comeback vaults ‘Dogs past alumni

Current and former Bulldogs took to the diamond Saturday in the annual baseball alumni game.  The current edition of the Bulldogs overtook the alumni in the eighth inning for a 9-3 victory.

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Band celebrates Centennial

In honor of Fresno State’s centennial celebration, alumni and current marching band members put on a show at Bulldog Stadium for the homecoming day celebration on Saturday during halftime. According to Dr. Tim Anderson, Director of the Marching Band, 140 marching band alumni members participated by performing at halftime. Alumni from the past 30 years were also represented in the band.

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Centennial Homecoming attracts alumni

Rather than simply focusing on the big game, this year’s Homecoming is a celebration of Fresno State’s 100th year —a recognition of its past, present, and future. Check out how the university’s alumni plan on getting in on all the ...

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Gena Strang-Behrens

Gena Strang-Behrens, a Hanford native, was recruited to California State University, Fresno’s softball team after graduating from high school in 1985.

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ABC 30’s Osborne visits

In an industry that is constantly changing, Nancy Osborne has remained a constant in the Central Valley for more than 32 years.

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A TASTE of success

Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Partnering Alumni with Students (PAWS) is the student alumni chapter of the Fresno State Alumni Association.

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