Tag Archives: international

Step into a new culture: program provides students access to study abroad

The University Student Union balcony was crowded with hopeful explorers Tuesday afternoon as they played international landmark trivia and visited information booths telling them how to get involved in international studies. The Study Abroad Fair, hosted by the Fresno State ...

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Top dog: Across the pond to the pound with Annemarie Schwanz

Name: Annemarie Schwanz Sport: Cross Country Year & Major: Graduate Level, Civil Engineering Hometown: Neuruppin, Germany   JW: Why running? AS: Well, I mean, I’ve been active my entire life. My family is very active. We’ve done any sport, really. ...

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Student made film ‘Fresno to Fiji’ aired on PBS

Four Fresno State mass communication and journalism students said they were changed forever when they traveled abroad this year. Yvette Mancilla, Mike Demmers, Michael Price and Jordan Nicholson went to Fiji for a service-learning trip in January 2015 and turned ...

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University’s diversity recognized with weeklong event

Fresno State is recognizing diversity on campus by holding the second annual Cross Cultural Celebration Week, a weeklong event celebrating different cultures that make up the campus community. Geraldine Panelo Elizondo, assistant director for student involvement at Fresno State, along ...

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International Coffee Hour returns

Those interested in learning about different countries, continents and other places around the world might consider attending an International Coffee Hour presentation This Tuesday’s event included a presentation by Fresno State students Chieh-Ju Lin and Lin Qiang Xiang on Taiwan, ...

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Local Armenian author finds inspiration at Fresno State

Local author Armen Bacon will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest alumni honor given, at the annual Top Dog Award Gala for her dedication to the community and professional successes.     Bacon, who has authored two books, writes columns ...

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YARTS simplifies travel to Yosemite

Travelers to Yosemite National Park now have an easier way to reach the park. Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) began a new route from Fresno to Yosemite National Park in May. “We contracted this project with the Fresno Council ...

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Sikhs Plagued by Ignorance

The attack on the Twin Towers 11 years ago left the United States in shock, and some of the outrage about the terrorism has been misdirected at the Sikh community in America.

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International program office aims to expand its abroad opportunities

Fresno State offers a variety of ways to get involved with the university, and with the Study Abroad and International Exchange office, students are able to find programs to experience an education abroad and still acquire credits towards graduation.

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Fresno State helps Break Barriers around the world

Break The Barriers is an organization that grew up in a backyard in Fresno but is now known world wide thanks to the big heart of a Fresno State alumna.

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Engineers Without Borders helps Cambodia

Twelve-to-16 Fresno State engineering students annually travel oversees to support community-driven development programs and help poor communities become more industrialized.

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Holocaust exhibit visits Fresno State

“The Courage to Remember,” a Holocaust visual narrative exhibit, is visiting Fresno State to raise awareness. The free exhibit is located on the lower level of the University Student Union. The exhibition panels will be on display from Sept. 23 to the 27.

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Fresno State Student awarded Fulbright Award

Fresno State communication student Jennifer Zenovich was recently awarded the Fulbright Award and is now studying in Montenegro.

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International students adapt to Fresno

For much of the freshmen class, college life is just another level of academic experience after high school, but for international freshmen it means being far away from home, experiencing new cultures, new social relationships and a new academic system.

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Fresno State graduate takes art global

College graduation often symbolizes the end of one’s educational journey, but for artist and 1993 Fresno State graduate Blanka Amezkua, graduation was only the beginning of an adventure that would take her to the other side of the world and back.

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Take diversity outside the classroom

A bout a year or two ago, Fresno State’s academic senate debated whether or not to eliminate the Multicultural/International requirement for students taking upper division general education.

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