Please Pray for Fresno Pacific

The spiritual work we do every day at Fresno Pacific is impossible in human terms. But we firmly believe that “with God all things are possible,” and depend on your prayers every day. Your faith is the simple, powerful way to worship God by asking him to do these miracles. What follows is a list […]

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

Guest column 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 […]

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 […]

Cheers for the Next President!

The next president of Fresno Pacific University has been appointed. In contrast to the political tensions, conflicts and uncertainties surrounding the next President of the United States of America, the appointment of the next president of FPU has been marked by a strong consensus of support. Here is the official public announcement of the appointment […]

It’s Personal

On the application form for anyone seeking employment at Fresno Pacific we ask each candidate to write a statement describing “[their] relationship with and commitment to Jesus Christ and the church and how [they] relate [their] Christian faith to [their] profession.” We do this not only because FPU is an explicitly Christian institution, but because […]

Rejoice! Everything is a mess.

The year 2017 begins with what feels to most people like an unprecedented breadth and depth of uncertainty. The beginning of the year is often a time for individuals and organizations to review recent history and make plans for the year ahead. But the first rule of planning is to understand the reality of the […]

Making Future History

Guest column by John Kilroy, Ph.D., director of Academic Innovation As one year closes and another begins, it is good to take time to reflect. If we didn’t, it would be easy to miss the connection of the past to the present, and how God’s blessings have prepared us for the growth to come. This […]