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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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Exercise science program gains national recognition

The exercise science option in the Fresno State department of kinesiology was recently acknowledged by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as one of the few “educationally recognized programs” in the country. Kinesiology has four options, including physical education, ...

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Students can receive funds for lab projects

Students seeking funding for a lab project, field research or a senior project have until April 24 to apply for a rGrant, which can provide up to $1,000 to fund student work. The rGrant Program, which was formerly known as ...

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Safety is everyone’s responsibility

This semester, there have been reports of scams on campus, a shooting just off campus and an incident in which a student cut his hand while grabbing for a knife he was being threatened with in the Palazzo Apartments at ...

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New campus community helps Native American students “reconnect with the culture”

The new Native American scholars learning community culturally engages American Indian students through lectures, classes and experiential activities. The learning community, initiated this semester by the Fresno State’s Native American Staff Association, consists of five courses and currently has 22 ...

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Recognizing the dangers of binge drinking

The Fresno State WATCHDOG program provides education and training for students to detect the signs of alcohol poisoning and how to respond in alcohol-related situations. The program was created by Georgianna Negron-Long, a health educator at the Student Health Center, ...

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Physical therapy program moving into new home

Fresno State students will soon have a new place to practice physical therapy. Located near Barstow Avenue and Campus Drive between the Aquatics Center and the North Gym Annex, the new two-story facility will be home to the physical therapy ...

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New program encourages healthier lifestyle

With school, work and everything in between, students can find it difficult to maintain a balanced, healthy lifestyle. The new “Take a Fresh Fruit Break” nutrition program was created by Student Health Center dietitian Stephanie Annett. What inspired her to ...

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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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New center will ‘help students find a sense of belonging’

The Women’s Resource Center has transitioned into the Cross Cultural and Gender Center by expanding the services it offers to reach more students. The center is directed by Dr. Francine L. Oputa and run under the Division of Student Affairs ...

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New program to help undocumented students

When it comes to supporting undocumented students there are many options, both within the campus and outside sources. Fresno State’s new Dream Outreach Center will help around 600 undocumented students. The functions of the center will be divided between outreach ...

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New alternative transportation aims to abate parking issues

Getting around the Fresno State area will be easier with the new implementation of  transportation programs. Some of these innovations include the Bulldog FAX Program, Zimride, and Enterprise CarShare. “One of the things that’s our goal – both as a ...

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Administrator addresses sexual assault programs to ASI senate

As the “yes-means-yes” campus sexual assault bill awaits Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature, Fresno State officials aren’t waiting to take action on the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. Institutional Compliance Administrator Brittany Grice explained the campus’ current measures regarding ...

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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 receive support through early alert program

Angela Salinas / The Collegian Time management is one problem that can infringe on a college student’s academic success, but here are several organizations available on campus that can help students manage their time more wisely. SupportNet is one organization ...

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