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.
A Congolese politician with Mennonite Brethren ties visited FPU.
Lumeya Dhu Maleghi, a member of the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, spoke February 12 on the main Fresno Pacific University campus. He had earlier represented the D.R.C. at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., February 2-6.
President Pete C. Menjares, Ph.D., is writing and speaking about diversity.
Menjares was the luncheon speaker on the first day of the 17th Student Congress on Racial Reconciliation (SCORR) February 22-23, 2013, at Biola University. The title of his talk was “Kingdom Proclamation: Implications for Campus Leaders.”
Students and guests enjoyed a night of fun and community at the Skywalk Trampoline Arena. On the evening of February 12 students made the most of the trampoline floors, a foam pit and a dodge ball arena, all in the name of camaraderie and in the anticipation of the upcoming Intramural spring games.
Hope Nisly, M.L.S., acquisitions librarian, published “Morning in America,” a creative nonfiction/memoir, in CMW Journal, v.5, no. 1, in January 2013. The CMW Journal is a bi-monthly publication of the Center for Mennonite Writing. See Nisly’s article at mennonitewriting.org/journal/5/1/morning-america/
In Resume Rush, students learned vital resume-building and etiquette skills to prepare for future careers. Participants were also able to sign up for mock interviews in order to practice their interviewing skills.
Randy White, executive director of the Center for Community Transformation, was invited to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. He spoke at a conference after the breakfast about city transformation. We talked to Randy to find out more about his trip.