Turbulent times, be they starting college or leading a generation, call for courage.
Fortunately, the Bible has a verse for that, and the words for the 2011-2012 academic year at Fresno Pacific University come from Joshua 1:9: “Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
The week-long ICOMB (International Committee of Mennonite Brethren) Mennonite Brethren Global Higher Education Consultation Shaping Mennonite Higher Education for the 21st Century, held on the campuses of MB Biblical Seminary and Fresno Pacific University, concluded on Friday, June 8 with a celebratory dinner.
We've got problems here in the San Joaquin Valley. Everybody knows that, but how do we solve them?
What about getting together the folks affected by a problem and talking about it? Passionately, because we care. Respectfully, because we know that those who disagree with us over solutions care just as much as we do.
As simple, or crazy, as that sounds, it's FPU President D. Merrill Ewert's suggestion in this special summer Scholars Speak.
Getting a look at the world of work was the goal of Job Shadow Day 2007 April 19. Duncan Enterprises hosted eight Fresno Pacific University students for the day, sponsored by the university's Career Services Center and Alumni Advisory Board.