November 2016

Tiny House, Big Responsibility


Tiny House, Big Responsibility

Construction management students gain exposure to sustainable practices that benefit the whole region

by Rebecca Wass

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It’s Saturday morning and student Thomas Dailey is perched on the soon-to-be roof of the 190-square-foot tiny home he’s helping to build. The sound of hammer on nail is echoing across the quiet Fresno State […]

Tiny House, Big Responsibility2016-12-01T00:56:56+00:00

Top Alumni Inspire Success


Top Alumni Inspire Success

Fresno State Alumni Association celebrates 2016 Top Dogs

by Kathleen R. Schock

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Their diverse life stories touch nearly every corner of the globe, and all share one thing in common – an education at Fresno State. Whether restoring the gift of sight […]

Top Alumni Inspire Success2016-11-22T18:01:52+00:00

(Stone) Soup for Thought


(Stone) Soup for Thought

How one organization is inspiring positive change in a local neighborhood

by Esra Hashem

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An 8-year-old boy carrying a loaded gun approached Kathy Garabed, looking for help after receiving instructions from a local gang to carry out its next hit.

It was not the first time Garabed, a refugee resettlement worker, […]

(Stone) Soup for Thought2016-11-22T17:51:13+00:00

Red Eye


Red Eye

A look through the lens of the University photographer

Photo by Cary Edmondson


Children who participate in programs at Stone Soup Fresno gain early education in areas that prepare them to excel in school. Stone Soup is a community-benefit organization established in 1992 to support health, solace, education, culture and citizenship among Southeast Asian families.

Fresno State […]

Red Eye2016-11-22T00:19:38+00:00

Expert Q&A: Gardening


Expert Q&A: Gardening

Planting a Sustainable, Drought-tolerant Garden

by Geoff Thurner


Expert Q&A: Gardening

FresnoState Magazine sat down with Calliope Correia, a Fresno State instructional support technician with 15 years of experience in water-wise gardening, to learn some of her best tips. Planting a drought-tolerant landscape or garden doesn’t mean people only […]

Expert Q&A: Gardening2016-11-16T01:15:05+00:00

Open for Generations


Open for Generations

Family businesses are driving the economy while evolving with each generation

Story by Eddie Hughes
Photos by Cary Edmondson

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John and James Rosetta’s parents immigrated to the United States from Italy in the 1920s in search of a better life for their family. It was a well executed idea — until tragedy struck. […]

Open for Generations2016-11-22T17:53:02+00:00

Good as Gold


Good as Gold

Paul George becomes the 20th Olympic medalist from Fresno State

by Eddie Hughes

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While helping the USA team win all eight of its games over two weeks against the best basketball-playing countries in the world, Paul George closed the book on his recovery from a gruesome broken leg suffered while playing with […]

Good as Gold2016-12-05T21:54:40+00:00

Fresno State News


Fresno State News

A University on the Rise — and a Ranking to Prove it

by Tom Uribes

Fresno State was selected alongside seven Ivy League institutions, five University of California campuses and Stanford University in a national ranking of the top universities in the United States.

Washington Monthly, a D.C.-based magazine known for its annual rankings of American […]

Fresno State News2016-11-22T19:28:31+00:00

In Memoriam


‘For thee, our hopes and memories

Sondra Lee Applegate, March 15 in Visalia.

Lisa Kim Bach (1989), April 20 in Las Vegas.

Betty M. Bainter (1969), June 24 in Fresno.

Henry Barigian (1955), Aug. 5 in Florence, Oregon.

Peggy Jean Barker (1981), May 2 in Tulare.

Wayne C. Bergman (1960), Feb. 21 in Fresno.

Carl Bocchini (1964), June 9 in Santa Cruz.

Wayne […]

In Memoriam2016-11-16T01:21:22+00:00
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