Restorative Justice in the Holy Land

Guest author: Alicia Herrick If anywhere needs conflict resolution and reconciliation, it’s the Middle East, right? For many Americans, the region containing Israel and Palestine is the first place that comes to mind when they think about international conflict and the need for peacemaking. Some Americans believe that this area has always been in conflict, […]

Spotlight and Pivot Questions: Alicia Herrick

Alicia Herrick is a graduate student with the Center for Peacemaking & Conflict Studies at Fresno Pacific University, pursuing a Master’s Degree in Peacemaking and Conflict Studies. Originally from Holland, Michigan, Alicia completed her undergraduate studies in International Relations at Hope College and then moved to California shortly after graduation. Through her work at a […]

Christine Lollar

Mercies are new every morning

Christine Lollar 2011 BA in Business Management Communications Officer at First 5 Kern in Bakersfield, CA Once a single mother of three, working three jobs and making $10 too much per month to qualify for any public assistance, Christine Lollar knows what it is to face hardship. Fresno Pacific University: Bakersfield Campus, helped her overcome, […]

Times of Transition

Connecting Points readers, During this time of transition as Fresno Pacific University welcomes Joseph Jones, Ph.D., as president, along with the Independence Day holiday, there will be no Connecting Points this week. Look for the series to resume weekly starting July 12, 2017 with contributions from President Jones and other members of the FPU community. […]