“There’s a future for everyone,” says Fresno Pacific University senior Martha Silva. The future looks bright for Silva, who has been awarded more than $10,000 as a Gates Millennium Scholar and plans to graduate in May with a double major in liberal studies-BCLAD and Spanish.
Shirley Woods closes a seven-year career at Fresno Pacific University Student Life Division this June. The announcement came at the March 2-3 meetings of the university board of trustees.
Woods has served as dean of students since 1996 after joining the division in 1993 as director of the career resource center. During her tenure the division created programs and services for disabled students, helped develop a plan to develop student leaders and expanded services for commuter students.
FresnoPacific University welcomes back one of its own with the addition of Paul Micu as director of alumni and church relations.
In this role, which he began March 1, Micu will build supportive relationships for the university with graduates and members of the Pacific District Conference of the Mennonite Brethren Churches, which operates FPU, and other congregations.
Leaders from Fresno Pacific University joined nearly 1,000 representatives from around the world February 7-9 for the 2001 Forum on Christian Higher Education, an event commemorating the 25thanniversary of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).
Ten Fresno Pacific University (FPU) teacher education students have been awarded $20,000 scholarships in a new state program.
Amy Friesen, MaLee Her, Brad and Angel Krause and Amy Penner-Burton, all of Fresno; Sarah Pullen of Clovis; Mary Bishop and Heather Rocha of Visalia; Rhyanna Rios of Mendota; and Jessica Uhl of Bakersfield are among 250 students statewide who received Governor’s Teaching Fellowships.
Several hundred young people from the Fresno-Clovis area will do without to bring hunger and poverty throughout the world home Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 as part of an event hosted by Fresno Pacific University. They will be part of the annual World Vision 30-Hour Famine, a national event involving thousands of students.
The future in math and science education arrives Friday, March 2, when ground will be broken for a mathematics and science building at Fresno Pacific University. Please join faculty, students, staff, board members and others for ceremonies at 3 p.m.
Speakers will include Harold Haak, FPU president, and Arthur Wiebe, university president emeritus and co-founder of the Activities Integrating Mathematics and Science (AIMS) Educational Foundation. Wiebe and AIMS provided the lead gift for the building.