Tag Archives: classes

They’re over 50 and take university classes – for fun

Imagine getting a second chance at going to school, without the stress of exams or grades – or parking. That’s what students over the age of 50 are experiencing with courses made available to them at Fresno State by the ...

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Practice makes perfect

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Fresno State excuses Muslim students from class Friday in anticipation of possible unrest

Fresno State Provost and VP for Academic Affairs Lynnette Zelezny sent an email out to professors Thursday that recommended Muslim students be excused from classes due to planned anti-Muslim protests around the nation Friday and Saturday. Tom Uribes, Fresno State PIO, said ...

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Fresno State switching to online catalog

This will be the last year Fresno State will be printing hard copies of the General Catalog. The university plans on switching to a completely online version for the 2013- 2014 school year.

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Middle Eastern studies program opens students’ eyes to another culture

Nasir Rashid, a former Fresno State student and linguistics instructor from Jordan, hopes to see an increase in interest in Arabic language courses. Rashid has witnessed a boom in class attendance in the two years he has been an instructor.

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Students discover the best iPhone apps

It has become very evident that students, faculty and staff are no longer just limited to obtaining help and information via computer or even a laptop during this era.

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Winter Intersession information

Now is the time to register for Winter Intersession. Register by Dec. 1, 2010, and you can earn up to four units of credit. Classes with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled so sign up now!

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Online schedules get good feedback

A change has hit Fresno State with class schedules only being available online. But the shift to the electronic world hasn’t seemed to leave many negative feelings. “The students haven’t complained about the class schedule only being accessible online,” Registrar Tina Beddall said.

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Deans work around budget cuts

Deans from the Craig School of Business and the College of Arts and Humanities speak on the measures being taken to lessen the effect budget cuts will have on students.

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Cutting classes

For the lucky seniors that will be graduating this May, university budget cuts and proposed class reductions are probably the furthest thing from their minds.

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Greatest PowerPoints in the history of the universe

It’s the season for painful PowerPoint presentations. You owe me, by the way, for avoiding the awful ’tis construction.) I doing four of these slideshows in the last two weeks of this semester, and I’ve seen a whole bunch already. ...

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