FPU students got the chance to learn more about missions organizations, both local and global, during the annual Missions Fair. The November 7 event was hosted by the Office of Spiritual Formation. To learn more about service opportunities here in Fresno and around the world, visit studentlife.fresno.edu/spiritual-life.
The Encounter is a two-day event for high school juniors and seniors to experience campus life at FPU. The two events this semester offered students the chance to stay in the dorms, eat in the cafeteria and attend classes. For more information about future Encounter events and campus tours, visit experiencefpu.com.
Christian recording artist, Tyrone Wells performed a free concert in the amphitheater on November 6 for FPU students and Encounter guests. The evening performance featured music from his newest CD, Beautiful World. More about Tyrone Wells at tyronewells.com.
Antigone, Fresno Pacific Theater's fall show, will be held in Ashley Auditorium on November 8-10 and 15-17 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from the cashier's desk (559-453-5586) or at the door for $5 for FPU community and $10 general admission. FPU students can see Antigone for only $1 during Student Rush on Thursday nights. For more information about the theater department and this production, visit their website at fresno.edu/theater.
FPU’s 1989 women’s volleyball team was among those inducted into the Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday, November 1. These Sunbirds were the first to win a national championship for Fresno Pacific, setting a new standard for athletics at the university. Eight other inductees were also added into the hall of fame, which now totals around 300 members. For information, check out: 2012 Induction Class.
Fresno Pacific's Resident Program Coordinators hosted the third Mountain Top Worship for the fall semester. On Tuesday, October 30, students gathered to set time aside for worship and prayer. The worship team from Kingsburg First Baptist Church led singing, and stations, such as painting and prayer boxes, offered creative worship throughout the evening. Mountain Top Worship happens once a month. For dates or more information, go to the Student Life Office.
The annual Festival of Majors was held October 25 on the campus green. Students visited booths hosted by faculty representing each department and learned about the variety of majors FPU offers, along with the services the Career Services Center provides.