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Fresno State athletic director Jim Bartko resigns

Fresno State athletic director Jim Bartko resigned on Monday, citing personal reasons, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced. Castro said in a news release that Bartko had focused on charting a new direction for Fresno State’s athletics program, and ...

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Fresno State receives anonymous $1 million gift for genetics, molecular biology research

News release previously published by Fresno State News. A $1 million gift from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous will fund two areas at Fresno State: student research in genetics and molecular biology and The President’s Circle for Excellence, ...

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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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Athletics on right track, but fans must step up

Fresno State athletics is at a turning point. History will praise or curse the current crop of leaders. Even though the football team is 1-2, fans seem happy with new head coach Jeff Tedford and his vision for the program. ...

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Growing leaders, Castro sees a ‘bright future’ for Fresno State

As the Spring 2017 semester ends, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro contemplates on how the university is continuing to make a difference in the world. “I feel like we’re getting stronger everyday at serving our students more effectively,” Castro ...

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A Lenten journey begins on campus

Students started their annual Lenten journey last week on Ash Wednesday, continuing to give up pleasures in honor of the religious practice. “Ash Wednesday is such an important day,” said Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro, who is Catholic. “I ...

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The first intern

Kendalyn Mack was once homeless, but now the public health major is Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro’s first-ever presidential intern.   “I never expected to be here,” Mack said, “I never expected to have this role, to be so ...

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Dropping in numbers, African-American students are left behind

The African-American student population at Fresno State and in the California State University (CSU) system is facing a continual decline, even though general enrollment is at an all-time high. According to the Fresno State Office of Institutional Effectiveness, from 2012 ...

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Approved motion ensures equal opportunity on campus

Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) approved a motion on Dec. 1 to adopt the Academic Senate Resolution in Support of Campus Diversity and Freedom of Expression, which was passed at its final meeting of the Fall 2016 semester. The ...

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Preserving free speech at Fresno State

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI), the Academic Senate and the Office of the Provost co-sponsored a forum in the North Gym on Monday in hopes of informing students about the First Amendment and its responsibilities. The First Amendment Free Speech Forum ...

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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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Briefs for April 27

Temporary electrical services to shutdown 22 buildings Beginning Saturday, Fresno State will be temporarily shutting down the electrical services in 22 buildings on campus. Buildings affected by the shutdown are Central Plant, Conley Art, Downing Planetarium, Engineering East, Grosse Industrial ...

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Wrestling, water polo programs on the way

Fresno State has kicked off its coaching search for the wrestling and women’s water polo teams, both of which will begin competing in the 2017-18 school year, the university announced Tuesday.

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Education fair aims to increase latino student enrollment

La Feria de Educación, a statewide fair promoting higher education to Hispanic students, will be hosted at Fresno State for the first time Saturday. The community fair, which is held on several California State University campuses, aims to get parents ...

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Saudi Student Association asked college to excuse Muslim students last Friday

Fresno State president Dr. Joseph Castro said he made the decision to excuse Muslim students from classes last Friday after he received an email from the Saudi Student Association at Fresno State asking for that action. The email contained a ...

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