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Richter Center celebrates 10 years of service

The Jan and Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning celebrated its 10th anniversary Monday. The celebration, which was an ice cream social held in the North Gym, allowed students to mingle. The Richter Center is a hub of ...

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This is how you can get into The Big Fresno Fair for free

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story listed the event date as Oct. 2. An updated version is below. Fresno State’s third annual “Feed the Need” food drive will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 to raise donations for the ...

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Fresno State volunteers break community service, economic records

Fresno State broke a record after completing more than 1.3 million hours of community service during the 2016-17 academic year. The university accumulated 1,386,449 hours of community service completed by about 14,565 volunteers, according to a Fresno State news release. ...

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Annual awards highlight community service

Fresno State students, faculty, staff and community partners were honored at the Service Recognition Reception on May 3. The event hosted by Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro highlighted services done by participants in benefiting the community. The award recipients ...

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Fresno State hits 10 million community service hours

Fresno State has provided more than 10 million hours of community service in 10 years, an impressive feat feat in the eyes of the head of The Jan and Bud Richter Center. It’s a sentiment embarrassed by Miracle Carter, a ...

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Halloween carnival provides a safe place for trick-or-treaters

The third annual Trunk or Treat Halloween Carnival took place Saturday, providing children with a safe and fun way to trick-or-treat. It took place at El Dorado Park behind Wesley United Methodist Church. The free event featured face painting, bounce ...

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Masters student receives highest recognition of student achievement

At 24 years old, April Booth has already received a number of awards especially as a student at Fresno State. Both recently being named a Trustee Emeritus Peter Mehas Scholar for her outstanding academic achievement and commitment to community service ...

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Community service opportunities abound during holiday season

For those interested in getting involved, Fresno State’s Associated Students Inc. and Fresno’s Poverello House are offering opportunities to give back to the community during the holiday season.

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FresWOW welcomes in new students

In an effort to help incoming students make the transition to college, the inaugural FresWOW Weeks Of Welcome campaign officially kicked off Wednesday with a variety of events to engage the campus. The month-long FresWOW program is an initiative organized ...

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MLK remembered through service

For years, Fresno State has embodied what Martin Luther King Jr. Day is all about: service. Fresno State has volunteered 1 million or more community service hours since the 2009-2010 school year. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is part of ...

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Air Force ROTC trick-or-treats for canned food drive on Halloween

Members of Fresno State’s Air Force ROTC won’t be trick-or-treating for candy Thursday night.  Instead, they will be collecting canned food to donate to the Fresno Community Food Bank.

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Students make a difference in community

Fresno State boasts more than one million hours of community service from the last four years, and that number will increase Saturday with Make a Difference Day.

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Circle K lends Stockton a hand

Circle K International at Fresno State joined more than 300 other Circle K students around California last weekend at the city of Stockton to clean up trash and revitalize a local community farm.

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Service fair broadens students’ horizons

Community organizations have reached out to Fresno State students so they can reach out to the community.

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Community Service Fair at Fresno State

Community Service Fair on campus offers volunteer opportunities.

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Student volunteer’s rough childhood fuels passion to give back

Richard Lazaro-Alonso, who recently won the university's Student Volunteer of the Year award, grew up in foster care. Lazaro-Alonso also spent parts of his life homeless. His experiences led to a passion for helping out those who grew up in similar circumstances.

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Community services specialist gives back

On a rainy Friday morning, Jim E. Crossbuck, a community services specialist at Fresno State, drove by the library in the Student Campus Community Transport (SCOUT) vehicle and spotted a student on crutches struggling to get somewhere through the storm.

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Community Service Opportunities Fair

The 19th Annual Community Service Opportunities Fair was held Wednesday, Aug. 31. The Jan and Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning hosted the fair on the lawn south of the Kennel Bookstore at Fresno State from 10 a.m. ...

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