FPU’s Part in the Future of Tech in the Valley

Guest column by Karen Cianci, Ph.D., dean of the School of Natural Sciences, and Simon Sultana, Ph.D., software engineering program director What’s going on in downtown Fresno? And what is FPU’s involvement? Bitwise Industries, the Valley tech hub, has just purchased several additional buildings in downtown, bringing their total space to just under 300,000 square […]

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Disabilities and Civil Rights

By Melinda Gunning, director of academic and disability support services Just as my generation grew up under the (then) recently enacted Civil Rights Act of 1964, today’s traditional-age college student has grown up under another important piece of civil rights legislation: the Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA of 1990, amended in 2008 to clarify […]

CSLA Conference 2017

FPU Teacher Librarian Program students, alumni, and friends enjoyed meeting one another in person at the California School Library Association Conference in Rohnert Park this past weekend!  We’re looking forward to attending next year’s conference, which will be held close to FPU – at Tenaya Lodge near Yosemite National Park.    


An FPU love story

Catherine (Michaelis, TC ’14, BA ’12) and Steven (MA ’15, BA ’13) Waite Educators In the fall of 2009, Steven Waite (MA ’15, BA ’13) transferred to FPU to play soccer. The first person he met while he was wandering around trying to find the soccer field was Catherine “Cat” Michaelis (TC ’14, BA ’12). […]

How 2 keep from losing your mind

Sermon Preached by Dr. Angulus Wilson Jn. 4:46-54 Every now and then in life, you are thrown a trial that seems to wipe you out! This life is filled with unwanted suffering and pain. This life is filled with heartache and heartbreak. Life has stuff like cancer, death, suffering and racism that has a way […]

Devotional Thought from The Book of Exodus

Making Bricks without Straw:“Wait on God until things get better.” Exodus 5:1-22 By Angulus Wilson Introduction: This text is very much about the opposition to the people of God when it comes to worshipping Him. Pharaoh does not want to let God’s people go that they may live lives of worship unto God! We can […]

Connecting Business and Mission

The world needs more Christian businesspeople. In fact, the world needs more Christian billionaires! Evidence of this bold assertion will be on display at 4 o’clock on Thursday afternoon, February 9, right here on the Fresno Pacific University main campus. The CEOs of two highly successful national corporations in the food industry will speak as […]