Elementary Schools Exemplify Character and Civic Education

Each year student teachers from Fresno State and Fresno Pacific University gather to attend the annual Conference on Character and Civic Education. These future teachers learn about best practices in promoting the ethical, moral, and socio-emotional development of their soon-to-be students. The conference, hosted by Fresno State’s Bonner Center for Character Education and Citizenship, was […]

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Professor Dedicates Career to Advocating for People ‘On the Outside’

Dr. Jenelle Pitt remembers sitting with her classmates one day in high school as everyone shared news about which colleges they had applied or been accepted to. She was in AP English at the time, and she proudly announced she had been accepted to the University of California, Berkeley. But just as her moment of […]

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Kremen School Alumni Oktoberfest Supports Student Scholarships

Written by: Phylisha Chaidez, media, communications and journalism student. Photography by: John Charles, media, communications and journalism student. In the summer of 2006, at just 11 years old, Shoghig Stanboulian was in constant fear for her life. The sounds of war have stuck with her 13 years later as she thinks back to the 2006 […]

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Children at Fresno State Celebrate Week of the Young Child

Fresno State’s Programs for Children, along with the Huggins Center, celebrated the annual Week of the Young Child (WOYC). Children engaged in a week full of festivities heightening their senses, building on their skills and letting their minds explore through creative activities. The Week of the Young Child, hosted by the National Association of Education for Young […]

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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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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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Better Preparing College Bound Students in Porterville

A Need in Porterville Porterville College has partnered with the San Joaquin Valley Writing Project (SJVWP) to help strengthen the school to college pipeline in the rural Porterville area. According to Dr. Juliet Wahleithner, SJVWP Director, the best way to help students better prepare for college is to better prepare their teachers. Porterville Unified School […]

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