Students from elementary, junior high and high schools across the county descended upon Fresno Pacific's main campus for History Day. The all-day event took place on March 16 in the Special Events Center. There were several competitions, including 2-D Exhibits, 3-D exhibits, performances, documentaries, historical papers and website development. The students' project had to be centered around this year's theme, "Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events". The winners received a medal, presented to them by FPU Associate Professor of History, Pamela Johnston, Ph.D.
FPU welcomed some old friends back to the Teacher Education Job Fair.
Some 29 districts were represented at the event, which took place March 19 in the Special Events Center on the main FPU campus. Among those new graduates and alumni interviewed with were Parlier, Exeter and others that haven’t been represented for a few years.
Tayler Wolfe, who enjoys volunteering, won the Miss Central Valley Pageant.
The third time was a charm for Dinuba's Tayler Wolfe. The 20-year-old blue-eyed college junior was crowned Miss Central Valley earlier this month and will compete for the title of Miss California in June.
Wolfe served a year as Miss Dinuba in 2009-10. She then ran unsuccessfully for Miss Tulare County in both 2011 and 2012.
Students, faculty and staff attended the Student Congress on Racial Reconciliation (SCORR) on February 22-23 at Biola University. The conference, featuring a breakfast talk by FPU President Pete C. Menjares, educated attendees about the diverse ethnic groups growing in communities and on campuses. The trip was organized by the Office of Spiritual Formation. More information and a conference recap at studentlife.biola.edu/diversity/scorr-2013
“With our New Fitness center I can confidently and proudly say that FPU meets the needs of students on the academic level through our superior class standards, the emotional and spiritual level through our Christ-centered values, and now physically with a facility that enables students to pursue a healthy lifestyle,” said Rachel Eng, the student speaker at the March 1 grand opening ceremony.
FPU athletics, a member of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce, hosted the chamber’s monthly mixer in the Steinert Campus Center. The event, held on February 20, was an opportunity for members of the chamber to network with each other and to also hear about the recent achievements of FPU athletics. If you would like to learn more about FPU athletics, visit fpuathletics.com.
Fresno County migrant students visited Fresno Pacific's main campus on February 20. The students were able to ask current FPU students about life on campus, as well as see the beauty of the campus. For more on campus visits, visit experiencefpu.com/visit-us.