Ron Claassen, D. Min. (BA ‘67), professor of peacemaking and conflict studies/leadership studies, received the Ester Soriano Award for Excellence in Community Mediation from the California Dispute Resolution Council (CDRC). The award was presented by Doug Noll (MA ‘02), president of CDRC board, at the group’s 18th Annual Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Policy Conference November 3 at Golden Gate University Law School.
Douglas Noll (MA '01) celebrated the publication of his book, Elusive Peace, with a booksigining September 9 in BC Lounge on the FPU main campus. The FPU Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies and San Joaquin College of Law hosted the event.
People convicted of sex crimes are reviled on both sides of prison walls. Inside they must be protected from other prisoners, outside lists and locations of convicted sex offenders are only a Google away.
But most sex offenders do not serve life sentences, which mean they rejoin the rest of us. Then what?
The needs of the victims of violence drive the 12th Annual Restorative Justice Conference organized by the Fresno Pacific University Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies. “The Victim in Focus” will be Friday and Saturday, October 20-21, in Ashley Auditorium in McDonald Hall. A pre-conference training will be Thursday, October 19.