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See what's happening at Fresno State!

Looking to connect, learn something new, or just get back on campus? Here you can access a variety of online talks, innovative experiences, networking opportunities and more from across campus. From virtual events to in-person events, or even hybrid events, there's something out there for you! (Click on the event image for details and registration)

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Nobody Promised You Tomorrow - Art 50 Years After Stonewall

August 19 - October 31, 2021

Hosted By: The Center for Creativity and the Arts

Experience the critically acclaimed 2019 Brooklyn Museum art exhibition “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall,” which commemorates the Stonewall uprising anniversary that brought a new era for LGBTQ+ civil rights through social advocacy.

Free In-Person Event
Location: Phebe Conley Art Gallery
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OLLI Fall 2021

August 26 - December 10, 2021

Hosted By: Division of Continuing and Global Education


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Fresno State offers learning opportunities to those age 50 or better. No entrance requirements, tests, grades or papers – just learning for enjoyment, personal growth and intellectual stimulation with like minded people. Come learn for the love of learning!

Paid Online and In-Person Courses 
Book cover art for Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity by Paola Ramos

Virtual Book Club: Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity

Monday, October 18 at 5:30 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: Chicano Alumni Club  

Young Latinos across the United States are redefining their identities, pushing boundaries, and awakening politically in powerful and surprising ways. Many of them are voices who have been chronically overlooked. No longer.

Free Online Event

 

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Outdoor Movie

Wednesday, October 20
Gates open at 5:00 PM (PDT)
Movie starts at 7:00 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Join us for a family friendly event as we celebrate Homecoming with a special screening of the movie Black Widow on the field at Bulldog Stadium! Come early for food trucks, music, games and giveaways! Bring your own blanket to relax on while you enjoy the film.

Free In-Person Event
Location: Bulldog Stadium Field
Book cover for Discipline that Restores by Ron and Roxanne Claassen

Discipline that Restores and School Conflict Management

Thursday, October 21 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: Mediator Mentors and The Ethics Center

On the occasion of International Day of Conflict Resolution, the Mediator Mentors & Ethics Center at Fresno State are organizing a panel discussion with authors Ron and Roxanne Claassen.

Free Online Event
Simon Maghakyan

Lessons from Nakhichevan: Assessing the Threat to Heritage in Nagorno-Karabagh

Thursday, October 21 at 7:00 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: Fresno State Armenian Studies Program

Investigative researcher and human-rights activist Simon Maghakyan will discuss the politics of cultural erasure of monuments by Azerbaijan, aimed at the monuments of Nagorno-Karabagh.

Free Online Event

 

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Jog with the 'Dogs: Virtual 5k Run

Friday, October 22 – Sunday, October 24 All Day

Hosted By: Fresno State Alumni Association and Victor E. Bulldog

Lace up your running shoes and get outside to show off your Bulldog spirit for our second annual Jog with the 'Dogs Homecoming tradition! Grab a friend and your furry pal to participate from anywhere on the globe—run, walk, roll, or stroll it in support of student scholarships and our very own Victor E. Bulldog, III.

Free Online Event
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Business Analytics for Better Decision Making

Friday, October 22 at 12:30 PM (PDT)
Friday, October 29 at 12:30 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: Craig School of Business

Come to our 2-day, hands-on workshops! Learn to make data-driven decisions to real business challenges applicable to any profession and get introduced to tools, applications and much more.

Paid In-Person Event
Location: University Business Center
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Homecoming Virtual Game Day Live

Saturday, October 23
Kick off at 4:00 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: Fresno State Alumni Association

Calling all Bulldogs near and far! Don't miss out on cheering on your 'Dogs as they take on the Nevada Wolf Pack for the Homecoming show down. Let us know you are watching and register to access your exclusive Homecoming Virtual Game Day Live digital swag bag.

Television/Live-Stream Event
National Broadcast on FS2 (Fox Sports 2)

 

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Dialogue on Climate Change

Tuesday, October 26 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: The Ethics Center at Fresno State

This panel will feature youth voices discussion climate change. Panelists will discuss the concerns of young people, while also imagining solutions to the climate crisis.

Free Online Event
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Black Talk: COVID-19 Continued

Thursday, October 28 at 6:30 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: African American Alumni Club

The purpose of this forum is to have an open discussion surrounding COVID-19 in the Black Community. Come ready with questions and engage in this conversation!

Free Online Event
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Donuts with the Dean

Thursday, November 4 at 9:00 AM (PDT)

Hosted By: Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Stop by and say hi to the staff and the dean of the Division of Research and Graduate Studies in support of Day of Giving. Free donuts! (while supplies last)

Free In-Person Event
Location: Thomas Building 117

 

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Supporting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism

Thursday, November 4 at 9:00 AM (PDT)

Hosted By: Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Students, faculty, teachers, administrators and community members are supported by faculty leaders through the facilitation of professional learning and healing spaces focused on issues of social justice in school and work settings. Learn how the Kremen School of Education and Human Development is laboring alongside its partners to provide responses and solutions to these issues.

Free Online Event
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Partnering for Student Success: Accelerating Digital Transformation and Innovation (DXI) in the New Normal

Thursday, November 4 at 10:00 AM (PDT)

Hosted By: Technology Services

Learn how the Hub of Digital Transformation and Innovation promotes student success on Fresno State’s campus and in the community as DXI Innovation Interns share the many ways they have continued to innovate, despite challenges presented over this past year, and what the future holds for innovation and technology.

Free Online Event
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Removing Barriers for Future South Valley Teachers

Thursday, November 4 at 10:00 AM (PDT)

Hosted By: Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Hear from students, alumni, faculty and partners of the South Valley Integrated Teacher Education Program, which addresses the critical need to increase qualified teachers at South Valley schools. Learn about the impact this program is making on our students' lives and in the community.

Free Online Event

 

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DXI Open House

Thursday, November 4 at 11:30 AM (PDT)

Hosted By: Technology Services

Join the Hub of Digital Transformation and Innovation as we celebrate the completion of our new innovation space located at McKee Fisk 110. The space will be open for tours and hands-on activities. Stop by to enjoy free beverages and snacks throughout the day!

Free In-Person Event
Location: McKee Fisk 110

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Tour the STEAM Innovation Classroom with Children at Fresno State

Thursday, November 4 at 11:30 AM (PDT)

Hosted By: Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Take a look inside our STEAM Innovation Classroom and virtually join the children, ages 3-5, in a STEAM activity. This classroom provides the children we serve with access to STEAM-focused early learning opportunities that they often do not have exposure to due to financial barriers.

Free Online Event
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Veterans Education Program: Program Showcase

Thursday, November 4 at 3:30 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: Division of Continuing and Global Education

The Program Showcase highlights the incoming 2021-2022 cohort of student veterans completing the Veterans Education Program.

Free In-Person Event
Location: Kremen School of Education Courtyard

 

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Lyles College of Engineering Alumni and Friends Annual Tailgate

Saturday, November 6 at 1:30 PM (PDT)

Hosted By: Lyles College of Engineering (LCOE) Alumni Chapter

Join us for our annual LCOE Alumni and Friends Tailgate! We will be teaming up with the American Society of Civil Engineers Younger Member Forum for this event. Register for more details on available game tickets and tailgate admissions.

Paid In-Person Event
Location: North Gym Lawn Lots A&B

Book covers of How to Wrestle a Girl by Venita Blackburn, Love Is an Ex-Country by Randa Jarrar, and Yellow Rain by Mai Der Vang

New Books by MFA Faculty

Wednesday, November 10 at 7:30 PM (PST)

Hosted By: Creative Writing Program

Faculty from the Master of Fine Arts program gather virtually to read from their newly published books. Featuring professors Venita Blackburn, author of the story collection How to Wrestle a Girl; Randa Jarrar, author of the memoir Love Is an Ex-Country; and Mai Der Vang, author of the poetry collection Yellow Rain.

Free Online Event
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Ethical Leadership Lecture with Ashley Swearengin

Monday, November 15 at 5:00 PM (PST)

Hosted By: The Ethics Center at Fresno State

Ashley Swearengin will provide a lecture focused on her ideas about ethical leadership. Ashley is Fresno's former mayor. She is also a Fresno State Alum.

Free Online Event

 

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