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This is all the construction happening at Fresno State this summer

It’s summer and the Fresno State campus may seem peaceful. But it’s not so. With construction projects underway, the university is taking advantage of the months free of student traffic. Associate Vice President for Facilities Management Tinnah Medina said there ...

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Barton Avenue into Fresno State will be closed until Aug.18, university says

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic to Barton Avenue at Fresno State will be closed until Aug. 18 for an improvement project, according to the university’s facilities management office. Associate Vice President of that office, Tinnah Medina said the Barton Avenue work ...

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Now that the New USU has been approved, these are the next steps

The New University Student Union is officially under development after Fresno State students voted to approve the $60 million project just before spring break. There was a large shift in support for the project compared with last year’s election results ...

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Three years later, bikeway plans are still hazy

Fresno State in 2014 got four grants designed to help construct a bikeway along Barstow Avenue. Three years later, the bikeway has not been built. The Collegian reported in 2014 that Caltrans Active Transportation program awarded $872,000 to the university. ...

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Health center makeover almost complete

Fresno State’s Student Health and Counseling Center has been undergoing reconstruction for over a year now, but this month all of that work should be completed. According to information provided by Deborah Adishian-Astone, vice president for administration and associate vice ...

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Gender-inclusive restrooms to be added to Conley Art Building

Additional gender-inclusive restrooms will be added to one of the oldest buildings at Fresno State. Work began Tuesday on renovations of the men’s and women’s restrooms on the first floor of the Conley Art Building. The project will add to ...

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Castro’s $26 million campus renovation plan could see results by next fall

By next fall, students at Fresno State might be walking into remodeled classrooms. At least that’s the plan after Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced a $26 million project for campus renovations. “[A] critical ingredient to our success as ...

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Students talk building and classroom upgrades

Last month, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university will invest $26 million dollars in campus infrastructure by the year 2019. Fresno State students weighed in on what needs to be improved on campus. The funds would include ...

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Quad reopens after a four-month renovations

Gone are the days of walking out of the Social Science building and around the Family Food Science building to get to the Henry Madden Library. The central quad of the Social Science, Family Food Science, McKee Fisk and Professional ...

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Parking lot temporarily closed

Due to construction, Parking Lot P21 by the Industrial Technology Building will be temporarily closed. The staff parking space in the south section of the parking lot has been closed since Tuesday and will be available again on Feb. 17, ...

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Construction work on campus is ongoing, quad work began right before fall term

What do the track at Warmerdam field and the central quad area between the McKee Fisk, Social Science, Professional Human Services and Family and Food Science buildings have in common? They have been completely unavailable to staff and students since ...

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Construction zones persist to be a norm on campus

For the last of couple semesters, students have detoured their trip to class in order to avoid construction equipment, gated areas and gaping holes in various parts of campus. Most of the visible construction is due to the $31 million ...

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Construct me lower tuition

If you haven’t noticed, Fresno State is in the midst of a massive construction project slated to last another year at least. While I’m sure the construction is much needed, why is my tuition the same when I have to ...

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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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Electrical system gets updated on campus

  Students and faculty can expect construction and closures throughout campus for the rest of the school year as Fresno State works toward upgrading its entire electrical infrastructure. Project manager Rodney Gleghorn explained that there will be new electrical upgrades ...

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The square at campus pointe opens for business

The Square at Campus Pointe officially opened during the summer bringing new life to the northeast corner of Shaw and Chestnut avenues. The grand opening ceremony which was held July 15 inaugurated five of its new establishments; Cold Stone Creamery, ...

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Campus Pointe hopes to bring ‘college-town vibe’

Tailored after college towns across the country, construction on shops and restaurants for the Campus Pointe project adjacent to the Save Mart Center is beginning this month.

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Multiple construction projects update campus

  As the majority of students, faculty and staff disappeared from campus in May for summer, several major construction and renovation projects revved up at Fresno State.

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