Scholarships and the Grace of Giving

This week we host our scholarship dinner, or so we call it. It really is our “thank you for the funds you give for scholarships so students can attend Fresno Pacific, graduate and become servant-leaders” dinner. Students who receive scholarships given by our very generous supporters will enjoy a meal with those supporters, where they […]

It’s that time of year

Some of our students are nervous right now, even anxious. Others are very happy. It’s the time when seniors are wondering what they will do next year. If this is the first they have thought about it, they are a bit late. But it is also understandable. For many this is the first time they […]

Character Education

This week the FPU School of Education will participate once again with CSU Fresno’s annual conference on character and civic education for teachers. This is one of the exciting ways in which we at FPU can share with other institutions who prepare teachers for the complex role they play in our society. In his “On […]

Meeting with the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities

Last week a number of us attended the annual conference of the CCCU. In was really two successive joint conferences: the first for enrollment, marketing and advancement leaders, and the second for spiritual formation (campus pastors and chaplains), student life and academic leaders. The CCCU has, in round numbers, 120 members and 60 affiliates. All […]

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 […]