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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Outstanding Graduate Students

Each year the Division of Research and Graduate Studies and the Graduate Net Initiative host a Graduate Student and Faculty Mixer. This is an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduate students and the faculty who helped them succeed. This year the Kremen School of Education and Human Development nominated seven graduate students for their […]

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Anita’s Heart Beats in Two Languages

Story courtesy of Anita Gonzalez, MS in Counseling – School Counseling Student I was raised by two amazing immigrants from Zacatecas, Mexico! My parents came to the United States with hopes to offer my brother and I a better future from what they had. My parents risked their lives crossing the border and living horrible […]

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Four Job Offers in One Day

There are many reasons a person decides to go to college; increase their knowledge, become more financially stable, and to have more opportunity. But one of the main reasons people decide to continue their education is to further their career. People want to earn a degree that will get them a job and more importantly […]

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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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White House Honors Fresno State’s Mini-Core Program

BIG CONGRATULATIONS to Lilly Lomeli and Jose Mejia! They both were recognized by The White House for their efforts and dedication to the Mini-corps program! We are very proud to call them Fresno State colleagues! On September 25, 2015,  Fresno State’s Mini-Corps Program that recruits Latino teachers and helps migrant students is one of five programs at […]

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