“That Thing at FPU” gets new and returning students together at the start of each semester.
On August 30 each leadership group performed a skit to promote its work. The student activities board, for example, highlighted upcoming student activities. Between skits were drawings for gift cards for fun stuff like Starbucks and iTunes. The event concluded with a showing of the movie Thor on the University Green.
The annual Leadership Awards ceremony took place April 26 in the AIMS Hall Atrium on the main campus. Students in the traditional undergraduate program were honored in 16 categories. The Sunbird Award, for best exemplifyingthe Fresno Pacific Idea went to David Hawes, a junior communications major from Mariposa. Here, Dean of Students Randy Worden addresses the group over dessert.
Like the Steinert Athletic Complex, this building is named for Marvin and Nadene Steinert. Completed in 2003, it houses food services and cafeteria facilities, student life offices, a student lounge and recreation facilities.
Capturing student life, and other impossible dreams
The easy way to write a story about student life is to go to the Student Life Office, talk to the dean for overall direction, get a copy of the goals/mission/vision statement, move on to the program directors to find out about implementation, generate a pile of notes and start writing.