Education is Everything – it’s the Key to Success and a Better Future Míja

Story courtesy of Marivel Bravo-Mendosa, MS in Counseling – Student Affairs and College Counseling 2019 Graduate I was born in a small town just off the coast, Santa Maria, CA, that is nestled in the valley between the Pacific Ocean breeze and beautiful wine country. It is a town that is predominantly Latino populated and where many […]

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How a Faculty Mentor Inspired Four Students to Graduate in Four Years

Four first-generation college students, all with goals to become teachers and each from different towns and countries, created a unique bond through their four years at Fresno State and are now preparing to graduate together in May. The common link between Claudia Gutierrez, Alondra Aguilar Chavez, Alma Perez and Andrea Gutierrez that brought them together […]

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New Scholarship Fund Helps Address South Valley Teacher Shortage

Efforts to address the South Valley teacher shortage are getting a boost from a new scholarship fund available for students transferring from College of the Sequoias into the Integrated Teacher Education Program at Fresno State’s Visalia campus. The program allows students to transfer from a nearby community college (COS, Porterville College or West Hills – Lemoore) and […]

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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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All Special Education Students Deserve Excellent Teachers

For Mr. Warren Bisel, being a special education teacher is challenging but also extremely rewarding. He has the opportunity to impact the lives of his students and their families, and he states that, “special education is a perfect chance to change the world one future at a time.” Bisel is a Fresno State alumnus, graduating […]

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Fresno State Will Help Increase STEM Education in Egypt

Written by: BoNhia Lee, Fresno State University Communications Fresno State will help design and implement a teacher education program in Egypt focusing on science, technology, engineering and math as part of a $24.2 million award from the United States Agency for International Development. Deans and faculty from Fresno State’s Kremen School of Education and Human Development, the College […]

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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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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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