A classic story told in a cozy setting—that’s what’s in store at the Fresno Pacific University Candlelight Concert.
The event begins at 7 p.m. October 5 in Ashley Auditorium on the campus. Seated at tables cabaret style, guests may sip beverages and sup on desserts, including Napoleons, as they hear performances by music faculty Deborah Sauer-Ferrand, Roy Klassen, Arlene Steffen and Larry Warkentin.
Prayer, drama and conversation will be among the ways the Fresno Pacific University community participates in “Stop the Hate—Build a Culture of Peace” October 1-5.
Local efforts are being organized by a campus committee headed by Donna Callahan, social work faculty. “Stop the Hate” began at California State University, Fresno, in 1997 after the racially motivated assault of a CSUF student.
In accordance with President George W. Bush's declaration that Friday, September 14, 2001, be a national day of prayer and remembrance, students, faculty and staff at Fresno Pacific University took part in a short ceremony at 7:30 a.m. around the flagpole in front of the campus Special Events Center.
FresnoPacific Universitystudents, faculty and staff and would like to express their deep sympathy for all touched by today’s tragedy. The following steps have been taken to respond to these terrible events:
An award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honors a member of the Fresno Pacific University music faculty.
Larry Warkentin received an ASCAPLU$ Standard Award, a cash prize for writers of serious music. Selections are based on the value of each writer’s compositions as well as recent performances of his or her works. “We are delighted to join your educational institution in supporting the growth and development of our nation’s musical future,” said Marilyn Bergman, ASCAP president and chairman of the board.
Personal ethics are as important to employers as technical competence and experience in the field, according to a Fresno Pacific University survey.
A study by the university business council and business work group shows a strong ethical sense is the personal characteristic most desired by the employers surveyed. In fact, it was rated the most important single item among all characteristics and skills mentioned in the survey.
Making character and civic education a part of everyday life for educators, students parents and communities was the aim of the first “Creating Effective Citizens: Renewing the Spirit of America” conference July 18-20 at Fresno Pacific University.
One of those most responsible for putting Fresno Pacific University on the road from college to university left campus in June.
Howard Loewen resigned his position as provost and became dean of the school of theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, July 1. President Harold Haak added the provost title and John Yoder, formerly graduate school dean, is associate vice president for academic affairs.