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.
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.
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.
We are grateful to Butler Church for partnering with us to offer A Day with Shane Hipps.
In lieu of Ministry Forum, this more intimate experience will be held in the Butler Church sanctuary on Thursday, February 21, from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. The ticket price of $45 includes lunch, and a coffee break with fruit and sweet rolls.
Bulter Church is located next to Fresno Pacific University at the corner of Butler and Winery, 4884 E. Butler Ave., Fresno.
Members of the Sunbird women's volleyball team and their families shared a meal, stories and awards February 1 at the team banquet. FPU finished second in the Pacific West Conference and in the NCAA Division II Top 10 during the 2012-2013 season. To learn more about FPU athletics, go to fpuathletics.com.
For two consecutive weeks, two of Fresno Pacific's own were named Pacific West Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week. Antonio Credit, senior forward and center, received the accolade the week of January 14-20 and Malcolm Griffin, junior guard and forward, was honored January 21-27. For more information about men's basketball and all FPU sports, visitfpuathletics.com.
More than 100 visitors enjoyed dessert and entertainment in Ashley Auditorium January 26, as Fresno Pacific Concert Choir members held a Variety Show and Silent Auction to raise funds for the choir. To find out more about Fresno Pacific's music program and their upcoming events, visit fresno.edu/music.
A celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. was held at the Wiebe Education Center on the main campus to remember King's dream and his message of peace. At the January 26 event, students participated in group activities and local guest speakers talked about how to apply King's message to our daily lives.
All Fresno Pacific men were invited to the annual Man Camp at Calvin Crest. This two-day event gave males students the opportunity to learn about what it means to be a true man of God from speaker Brad Bell, as well as play fun games and get to know one another. To find out more about future FPU events, visit the Student Life Office.