Building a Career Out of Legos

By the time Carl Merriam was in his late teens, he had 85,000 Lego parts in his Star Wars collection — not including his many other Lego sets.

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Alumni And Students Connect

Fresno State alumni in all occupations are being asked to share their expertise with current students by signing up — for free — on the new Fresno State Career Connections networking site.

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In Memoriam

‘For thee, our hopes and memories’

Walter “Buster” Edward Alexander, Oct. 18 in Bakersfield.

Sharon Lee Allen (1963), Dec. 14 in Oakland.

Wilma Andersen (1945), Dec. 14 in Fresno.

Andrew Ariey, Nov. 16 in Lafayette.

Marvin C. Awbrey (1960, ’64), Feb. 1 in Fresno.

Ruth Contreras Corpuz Balch (1981), Jan. 14 in Fresno.

Leslie Raymond Bassett (1947, Honorary Doctorate 2009), Read "In Memoriam" […]

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Class Notes

Tyler Turk was named College Entrepreneur of the Year by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce at the 2016 Valley Business Awards and Installation Luncheon for his creation Date in a Crate (Crated with Love),

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Finding Healing in Storytelling

Armen Derian Bacon is accustomed to the unexpected. So when a fire alarm twice interrupts her keynote speech to hundreds of Clovis Unified School District employees, she effortlessly switches gears, sharing a childhood memory that explains her fear of fire. Within minutes the crowd is charmed...

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A Role Model of Service

The problems facing America and the world are numerous, but according to Dr. Robert Monke, the solution is simple. “A good education is what is going to make America go or not go. Now more than ever.”

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A Community of Writers

When past and present tutors from the Fresno State Writing Center gathered this past spring to celebrate the center’s 35th anniversary, alumna Tabitha Villalba felt right at home. “It’s good to be surrounded by fellow writers,” she says.

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