Music for woodwinds will be the theme of the fourth Fresno Pacific University Artist Series concert.
The Winds of the San Joaquin will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, January 17, in the McDonald Hall Atrium on the university campus. Since its founding in 1998, the ensemble has performed in traditional concert venues as well as at civic functions and events for groups such as Habitat for Humanity and Global Action.
This year more Fresno Pacific University students are spreading the university mission of service while defraying the cost of college.
During the 2002-2003 school year FPU will receive $300,000 in state work-study funds, double the amount for 2001-2002. Federal funds also doubled to $180,000. Matching contributions of $160,000 from community agencies bring the total work-study budget to $640,000.
Focusing hearts and thoughts on Jesus, whose birth Christmas celebrates, is the theme of a concert hosted by Fresno Pacific University.
“Lessons and Carols” is a collection of songs and Scripture readings performed by the FPU Concert Choir. The concert begins at 6 p.m. Sunday, November 24, in First Congregational Church, 2131 Van Ness Blvd. There is no admission charge. A freewill offering will be taken.
About 75 people attended events related to the Ninth Annual Restorative Justice Conference October 25-26, organized by the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPACS) at Fresno Pacific University. The conference took place at Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary.
A new art exhibit at Fresno Pacific University is designed to “open your eyes to an America fast-disappearing, or already gone. Replaced by the corporate mono-culture, fast-food drive-ins, chain stores and ‘virtual’ reality of TV…"
Those words, penned by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, among the most influential Beat poets, aptly describe “GAS Food & Lodging—Images from the Mother Road, U.S. 66,” which continues through December 12 in the McDonald Hall Atrium on the FPU campus.
With a 41-foot pendulum counting to the future, a new era in mathematics and science officially arrived at Fresno Pacific University.
More than 200 students, faculty, staff, guests and news media packed the lobby and second-floor balcony of AIMS Hall of Mathematics and Science for dedication ceremonies October 11. The two-story, 20,097 square-foot building opened in August and includes laboratories for biology, physics, chemistry and research as well as classrooms, a library and faculty offices.
Audiences can expect the unexpected when two nationally known musicians team up for a concert sponsored by Fresno Pacific University.
Philip Aaberg, piano, and Eugene Friesen, cello, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, November 8, in First Presbyterian Church, 1540 M Street. They will be joined by special guests Milton Friesen, vocalist, and Laurell Huber, organist.
The story of a mutiny on the ship of state comes to the stage in November at Fresno Pacific University.
Women in Congress is Aristophanes’ take on what would happen if women insisted on their turn at the helm of government. Set in ancient Athens the play, like many works by the Greek satirist and comic dramatist, still carries a message to modern audiences. Jules Tasca wrote the adaptation.
A speaker with a nationwide reputation and a film with an international scope are among the highlights of the ninth annual Restorative Justice Conference at Fresno Pacific University.
The conference, “Building the Restorative Community,” will be October 25-26 on the campus at 1717 S. Chestnut Avenue. The event is sponsored by the university’s Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies.