Weekend Read: February 12-14

Here’s a quick look at what’s happening at the intersection of Higher Education and Technology: Global Credit Transfer Excerpt: “..if an alliance of peer universities are willing to recognize one another’s courses for credit, it would massively expand the range of MOOCs on offer and their value to students.” 4 Ways to Use Social Media [...]

TL Program Student Spotlight: San Diego TLs

Last week while I was in San Diego to attend the California School Library Association Conference, I had the opportunity to visit one of our Teacher Librarian Credential candidates, Laura Preble, at the Monte Vista High School Library.  This past year, the Monte Vista HS Library was one of ten school libraries in California selected [...]

TL Program Face-to-Face Events

Last week FPU Teacher Librarian Program candidates that attended the California School Library Association Conference (CSLA) in San Diego had the opportunity to meet one another face-to-face during a FPU Meet & Greet session.  This was a great time of conversation with current candidates, alumni, instructors, and friends of the program.   Many thanks to CSLA [...]

Young Woman Seeks to Inspire Youth

Dina Villanueva, age 20, a student studying Criminal Justice and Sociology at Fresno Pacific University (FPU) often dreamed about traveling internationally.  She now has a story to tell…   Villanueva, was one of the 40 young adults who participated this summer in the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Summer Service Program.  This short-term program is a [...]

Over the Wall

Please welcome guest contributor Terry Brensinger, Ph.D., president of Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and vice president of Fresno Pacific University. Last week the FPU Faculty Senate met to consider two new program proposals that the seminary brought forward. The first, an M.A. in Community Leadership and Transformation, focuses primarily on a regional audience and is [...]

Clipix: Pin From Any Website

Most people are familiar with the popular curation website Pinterest. You can scroll through thousands of items and pin whatever you like. However, you are constricted within the walls of the app or website. Clipix, a new free online innovation allows users to pin and curate anything they’d like from the internet. You can easily create boards [...]

Lost in Transition

As I had to say good-bye to another member of the UCM team, I had a realization. Since I have been working at Fresno Pacific in the University Communications and Marketing Office, I have seen a lot of transition. Some of that has been due to people moving forward in their careers by choice, but [...]