2018 Kremen Dean’s Medalists

Undergraduate Dean’s Medalist Elizabeth Barba Placencia Undergraduate Degree Program: Liberal Studies Fresno State is a transformational university and Elizabeth is the perfect embodiment of someone who is dedicated to transforming the life of others as she pursues her own continued education and career. Her parents immigrated from Mexico when Elizabeth was an infant to give […]

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ESM Waiver Approved! No CSET for Multiple Subject Credential

Fresno State’s Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) for an Elementary Subject Matter (ESM) Waiver! As a result, Fresno State BA in Liberal Studies students who have graduated on or after Spring 2016 will no longer need to take the CSET in order to […]

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Angelina Garcia Continues to Inspire Others

Angelina Garcia has been inspiring and motivating people for years. Her story starts at Reedley College where she was studying to complete her Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Studies. Angelina Garcia, 22 years of age, unfortunately discovered she had a brain tumor during her freshman year at Reedley College. Thankfully the tumor was not […]

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Building Community For Our Future Teachers

When a student decides they want to become a teacher, their path ideally starts during their Bachelor’s degree. Prerequisites are needed for the teaching credentials and students must plan during their undergraduate coursework in order to appropriately pick their classes. Dr. Frederick Nelson, Chair of the Liberal Studies Department, started a group called The Dog […]

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