The new Fresno Pacific University centers in Visalia and Bakersfield expand services to adult students and employers and reinforce the university's longstanding commitment to quality education and ethical leadership.
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The graduates, many fresh from balancing work, family and higher education, were familiar with the speaker's subject: adversity. What they may not have expected was his contention that it's to be rejoiced in rather than feared.
I didn’t grow up Mennonite. Following a great tradition of evangelism, I married in. Well, sort of. My wife isn’t ethnic Mennonite, but she’s gone to Mennonite schools and churches since childhood. She doesn’t quilt, but she can make zwieback.
Given this, at the Mennonite college I worked for back East I called myself the adopted kid.
Graduation is a milestone, not a finish line. "I want to challenge you that while you are done with this stage, in a very real sense you are never finished," Rod Reed, campus pastor and dean of spiritual formation, told graduates during commencement May 3.
Never happened, as the top of my desk demonstrates. Paper is here to stay, as much in the Internet age as it was when Gutenberg set his first page of type and invented mass communication.
Paper comes from trees, a natural resource. Trees, water, air and all what we call “natural resources” come from God, and should be treasured as well as used. Maybe we should call them “natural treasures.”
Undergraduate alumni and a current graduate student brought students a progress report on life beyond graduation February 8, 2008.
The Fresno Pacific University School of Business hosted Sheila Kamps, Martin Acree and Susana Garcia during College Hour. Acree and Kamps are business grads now involved in professions. Garcia is pursuing a career while working on her masterâ€™s degree.
Ours is a world of specialists. Where once there was the general practitioner, there is today the internist, the OB-GYN, the pediatrician, the geriatrician and the ear, nose and throat doctor. And if anything is seriously wrong with you, the list grows longer.
The life of the working poor comes to the stage at FPU presents "Nickel and Dimed" as its fall mainstage production.
"Nickel and Dimed" will be at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 8-10 and 15-17, in Ashley Auditorium on the FPU campus, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno, south of the intersection of Chestnut and Butler. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5 for students and senior citizens. For more, call the Arts Office at 559-453-2267.