Tag Archives: smittcamp

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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Fresno State Gradfest

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Honora Chapman speaks on ‘Discovery’ and learning

Students, community members, staff and faculty filled the Satellite Student Union Thursday night to hear professor Honora Chapman talk about Discovery — the first lecture of a three part series defining the new university motto: Discovery, Diversity, Distinction.

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Serving in South Africa

The unofficial theme of the night was “get out of Fresno,” as a variety of speakers presented study-abroad opportunities to Smittcamp students at the weekly Colloquium last Thursday night.

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COPS deliver bags of hope to Fresno’s homeless

Twenty-two students from the Council of President’s Scholars (COPS) at Fresno State were offered a new perspective on Jan. 29 when they packed up more than 300 hot dog lunches to give to the homeless in downtown Fresno.

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President Welty Honored for 20 years of service to university

Fresno State President John Welty was recognized for 20 years of service to the university on August 24. Dozens of faculty and staff members, along with Welty’s family and friends, gathered at the Smittcamp Alumni House to celebrate as he enters his third decade with the university.

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Smittcamp students lead campus in ASI

While there are only 200 students in the Smittcamp Honors program, four of their students were elected to serve in Associate Students, Inc. (ASI), which is designed to represent the more than 20,000 students at Fresno State.

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Smittcamp Alumni House opens its doors to more than alumni

The new University High School isn't the only eye-catching building on campus that captures the attention of guests, students, faculty and staff. Along Matoian Way sits a two-story white house that draws in visitors to the Fresno State campus for more than one reason.

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Editor-in-chief explains Smittcamp story

On Wednesday, The Collegian, in its last issue of the semester, published a front-page story, “Honors program lacks diversity,” which pointed out that the Smittcamp Family Honors College includes more white people than non-white people.

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Statement from Selena Farnesi

This university’s student newspaper recently ran an article in which a certain group of students, Smittcamp Honors College students, were identified and marginalized. The article claimed in no uncertain terms that the Smittcamp Honors College was a demonstration of institutionalized racism and that the scholarship program did not mimic the diversity of our University.

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Student goes above and beyond

Between her classes and involvement in organizations, Jaime Flores is pressed for time.  But she makes time to mentor at Buddy Systems because the program helps kids "feel like they can accomplish something"
A bio-chemistry class. A physiology and anatomy class. Being on the leadership board for REDZONE. Mentoring an at-risk youth. To say Jaime Flores is busy these days would be an understatement.

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