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Why Fresno State’s first lady believes in giving students a hug

Graduation hugs have become a custom for Fresno State’s first lady Mary Castro. It was a recent topic in an article from local news source, GV Wire. Castro told The Collegian that her embraces are not limited to any time ...

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Future Bulldogs explore Fresno State

On Preview Day 2017, future Bulldogs stepped foot on campus to explore where they will spend the next chapter of their lives. Approximately 3,500 incoming freshmen and transfer students visited Fresno State on Saturday to preview what to expect at ...

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ICE recruiting plans at Save Mart Center job fair draw scrutiny on social media

On Wednesday, recruiters from the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency are scheduled to take part in a job fair at the Save Mart Center. The plans drew scrutiny Tuesday night on social media as some expressed concerns, even after Fresno ...

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El nuevo centro de las artes escénicas es mas probabilidad que posibilidad

Cuando propusieron el centro de las artes escénicas, en el State of the University address el martes, los oficiales del campus no sólo consideraron a los aproximadamente 2,000 estudiantes de las artes y humanidades sino por igual la totalidad del ...

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Helping students with intellectual disabilities

A program at Fresno State is making secondary education and an independent life possible for students. The Wayfinders Program is a two-year transitional program that helps students with intellectual disabilities learn to live independent lives. The program was inaugurated six ...

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Fresno State president to speak as a panelist

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro will be appearing as a panelist at the The Adelante Mujer Latina Conference on Sept. 23. The free event, organized by the Central California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is a Latina women’s conference that ...

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Fresno State president honored by Stanford

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro is one of three chosen to receive an award from the Stanford Graduate School of Education. The 2016 Alumni Excellence in Education Award was created by a group of Stanford graduates and recognizes graduates ...

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Students celebrate heritage month

Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off on Wednesday with Bienvenida at the Cesar Chavez monument in the Peace Garden, celebrating Mexican Independence Day. Bienvenida, presented by the Latino Faculty and Staff Association with the help of many student organizations, served as ...

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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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Student Cupboard debuts new location with open house

The Fresno State Student Cupboard will have an open house for its new location on Friday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The new location of the Student Cupboard, previously at the old Farm Market, is in the ...

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Castro: Looking forward to my third year

Q: You are starting your third year as Fresno State’s president. What are you looking forward to this year and how do you plan to, as you say it, be bolder? A: I am very excited about starting my third ...

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Thousands of new students formally welcomed to campus

Fresno State welcomed 5,700 new students Monday at the newly revived New Student Convocation with a roaring welcoming line, an address from President Joseph Castro, student performances and prizes at the Bulldog Bash afterparty. After walking under a giant inflatable ...

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CSU and CFA zeroing in on new contract for faculty

A tentative contract agreement has been reached that would increase salaries and address workload concerns for California State University faculty. The agreement with the California Faculty Association, the union that represents more than 23,000 within the CSU system, was announced ...

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Six faculty and staff members awarded for improvement ideas

The Fresno State community responded in numbers to President Joseph Castro’s call to action to “be bold,” as the “Be Bold Challenge” solicited ideas from the campus community that would “help improve services to students, teaching, learning or process improvements ...

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Wrestling poised for a comeback

Plans for reinstatement of the Fresno State wrestling program are moving forward as Fresno State President Joseph Castro continues to pursue the project — a plan he hopes will satisfy those within the Valley who have long supported the idea. ...

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Fresno State President Joseph Castro takes the ALS ice bucket challenge

Fresno State President Joseph Castro participated in the ALS ice bucket challenge and donated money toward amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research Tuesday, answering challenges made by a number of students and administrators from the campus community over social media. Castro also challenged the ...

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Forum aims to create campus dialogue on race

Fresno State President Joseph Castro and faculty discussed how to create an open dialogue about race on campus during Wednesday’s 2014 Diversity Forum.

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