School Backpack Program Feeds Valley Children

The Central California Food Bank‘s school backpack program provides children in need a backpack on Fridays filled with food to last the weekend. These backpacks provide enough food for a family of four, including breakfast, lunch and dinner items. Children then return on Monday with the backpack empty and receive another backpack filled with food the […]

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Inspiring Girls in STEM Education

Being inspired as a young child can assist in molding a person and their passions. Dr. Carol Fry Bohlin, coordinator of the master’s program in education – curriculum and instruction and professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, was inspired by a passionate instructor while pursuing her graduate degree. Dr. Miriam Leiva was Bohlin’s […]

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Dr. Kimberly Coy Is This Months CFE’s Featured Faculty Member

My Story Did I ever think I was going to be a Professor, well no. Some days I look around and wonder how did I get here? For me I think it was a series of inspirational people. A few years ago and in a short time period I met a Police Chief, a Politician, […]

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Michael Giovannetti is Kremen School’s Top Dog

Dr. Michael Giovannetti is this year’s Kremen School’s Top Dog. On Friday, Oct. 26 Fresno State held its annual Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala. The Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala recognizes the accomplishments of some of Fresno State’s most notable alumni. “Fresno State did prepare me for life,” said Giovannetti. “I became connected to teaching […]

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Fresno State Awarded $3.75M To Increase Hispanic Teacher Pipeline

Fresno State will soon enhance its partnerships with Fresno City College and Reedley College to create a pathway of support for Latinx students who want to be teachers in the San Joaquin Valley. It will start with recruiting early in local high schools, helping students through the community colleges then into Fresno State’s liberal studies and teacher credential program […]

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Oktoberfest Funds Scholarships for Students

The Louise Sorrenti Petrosino Scholarship has been impactful for Marivel Bravo-Mendosa’s life. The Petrosino Scholarship is one of many scholarships that are funded through the Kremen School of Education Alumni and Friends Chapter’s Oktoberfest. This annual event includes a silent auction and ticket sales that assist with raising money for scholarships to give back to […]

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NASA Grant Keeps Aerospace Academy Going At Fresno State

Fresno State is helping children in grades K-12 build robots on land and underwater. They can also put their piloting skills to the test in flight simulations. And they can learn about planets and space travel in the University’s Space Lab. Parents can participate too — learning how to use a tablet to fly a […]

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Restoring the Power of Our Students

A few days ago, I woke up to get ready for work. Like any other day, I rubbed my eyes, took a deep sigh, and went to turn off the alarm clock. When I looked at my phone, I noticed the battery wasn’t fully charged. I figured I forgot to connect the charger into my […]

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First-Generation Matters at All Levels of Education

First-generation means many things to the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at Fresno State. Traditionally first-generation means students who are the first in their family to attend and complete an undergraduate degree. But at the Kremen School, it doesn’t end there. First-generation means a student may be the first in their family to […]

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Expanding Teachers in the South Valley Through ITEP

The Fresno State Visalia Campus is now offering the Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP). Students are able to earn a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and a multiple subject teaching credential in only four years without having to leave the South Valley. This program addresses a critical need for well-qualified, highly-committed teachers for learners in schools […]

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