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Fresno State News Briefs
Researchers Simulate Virus Spread
Clouds of white and pink smoke loom from the windows of a Fresno County Rural Transit Authority electric bus in a Selma transportation yard during an airflow simulation study. Sitting inside — 6 feet away from one […]
Greg Saldate of Facilities Management sprays disinfectant on desks in a Lab School classroom in August, just before the fall semester is set to begin. There are about 81 in-person courses on campus this fall, and the campus population is limited to about 2,200 students, faculty and staff (7.5% of the overall campus population as compared to fall 2019).
Resident adviser Kiara Graves helped clean and sanitize dorm-room desks before a limited number of students moved in for the fall semester.
Gene Mazza, director of operations for the Save Mart Center, measures the appropriate space to place social distancing decals on the floor in preparation for COVID-19 testing being offered at the arena for those who are attending classes or working on campus.
Campus police direct traffic during the New Student Convocation parade that took place the first week of the semester. New Student Convocation has become a growing tradition in recent years, as faculty and staff typically form a human tunnel inside the entrance to the Save Mart Center and high-five each new student. This year, it was limited to non-contact cheers and distributing welcome packets so students can learn about campus traditions and resources.
It wasn’t the typical move-in day for the campus residence halls, based on numbers, but about 225 students moved into the dorms for the fall semester.
Rooms have been assigned single occupancy to help maintain physical distancing for students living in the dorms, and facial coverings are required in all common housing areas.
Student Karley Curtis works the assembly line as students helped with the first-ever wine canning at the Fresno State Winery. The Tailgate Series of wines are now available for purchase at the Gibson Farm Market and other retailers.
With safety and testing protocols in place, Fresno State football student-athletes returned to campus in October with the goal of playing an eight-game, conference-only season.
Ralph Rago (1956), a former Fresno State baseball player, retired after 61 years in coaching, including stops at Davis High School, UC Davis and as a Major League Baseball envoy coach in Western Africa and England.
Willie McDaniel, a former Fresno County deputy sheriff, announced the release of his book, “I Am […]
‘For thee, our hopes and memories’
Beverly J. Allen (Field) (1965).
Edith N. Shantz Armistead (1956), July 25, San Jose.
Robert R. Aurner (1950), June 10, Carmel.
Louise J. Avedisian (1958), May 1, Fresno.
Charles W. Baley (1964), April 2, Fresno.
April Barajas (2006), Aug. 20, Fresno.
Dorothy Bassett (1951), Aug. 10, Fresno.
Clara A. Bedrosian (1958), June 3, […]