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California State University, Fresno is a public university in Fresno, California. It is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The university had a Fall 2016 enrollment of 24,405 students.

Mediator Mentors is a university-public school partnership in which future teachers, counselors, social workers and school psychologists support the development of conflict resolution skills in school children. At California State University, Fresno, Dr. Negin Tahvildary directs the program. Teachers and students in the public schools receive 12 hours of communication and conflict resolution training and university students coach and mentor at lunch periods. More than 7,000 children and teachers have participated in the program.

All employees represented by CSU Employees Union will see a pay increase in the end-of-July 2019 paycheck, when we receive our 3% percent annual increases negotiated in our 2018-2020 collective bargaining contract.  The salary increases were hard-won and possible only with strong and dedicated support from our Union members.

Near the end of a nationally famous three-day festival that celebrates garlic and all who love it, a gunman armed with an assault rifle shot and killed 6-year-old Stephen Romero, of San Jose. The gunman also shot Stephen’s mother, Barbara, who remains hospitalized in critical condition. The toll from the latest mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on July 28: 3 dead; 12 injured.

Stephen’s father, Alberto Romero, is a residential apprentice and union member of the IBEW Local 332. Stephen’s mother is a Santa Clara County worker and member of SEIU Local 521.

From the Audit Findings: A June 2019 state audit determined the California State University (CSU) failed to disclose to legislators, students, and the public a $1.5 billion hidden surplus of discretionary funds that could be used for ongoing CSU operation costs.

 

CSUEU and CSUSM have signed a new agreement in which both sides state their intent to improve the work environment for campus Staff.  It includes these key provisions:

The Fresno State Commencement Planning Team wants YOU to be a part of one of the happiest and exciting events of the year! University Commencement is a celebration of the entire efforts of the Fresno State community and it cannot be achieved without the help of volunteers.

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Applications for two $56,000 Fellowships 

Due Friday, March 15th, 2019

Fresno, CA  – Through the generosity of The Wonderful Company, San Joaquin Valley students will have the opportunity to become the next generation of Valley leaders through The Wonderful Public Service Graduate Fellowship. This program provides financial assistance for Valley students to help them obtain an advanced degree from a top graduate program and then return to apply what they have learned to help make the San Joaquin Valley a better place to live, work, and raise a family

Fresno State is cooking up a nice little competition based on technology innovation that offers $3,000 in stipends to the winning team.

Project Ignite is a collaboration between Fresno State’s Technology Services Department and its Digital Transformation Group along with the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

The items in this wish list will be used primarily to build photo galleries and albums that promote community service groups like Rotary International, LIGA: The Flying Doctors of Fresno, North Fresno Rotary, Fresno State University, Mediator Mentors, The National Coalition for Building Institute, and more.

Fresno State is having a video contest focusing on diversity with a $1,000 Grand Prize Gift Card!

Students are being asked to create a 30-second video that shares what it means to be part of the Fresno State Community and Family!

Show your colleagues a little love this Valentine's Day by sending a sweet candy gram! The Staff Assembly Executive Committee will be selling candy grams for just $1 through Feb. 8. The candy grams will be delivered during the week of Feb. 14.

Please support the Staff Assembly Executive Committee Spring Fundraiser.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact an executive committee member:

Belinda Munoz
559.278.5729
HML - 44

Azucena Rodriguez
559.278.3906
HML - 4140

About CSU Employees Union

Incorporated in 2005 after serving its members as a division of the California State Employees Association for more than 70 years, the California State University Employees Union represent staff members who support the California State University’s 23 campuses as well as the Office of the Chancellor.

CSU Board of Trustees's meeting this week offered CSUEU member leaders the opportunity to highlight key challenges faced by employees during and post the devastating wildfires of last November. Paramount in the midst of any campus emergency, natural or man-made, is ensuring the health and safety of everyone.

Sophie Karas serves as the Leadership Programs Coordinator in the Center for Leadership at Fresno State.   As the Leadership Program Coordinator, Sophie builds the leadership capacity of Fresno State students through the development of personal leadership philosophies applied to campus, community, and national issues.

Be a leader on your campus and in your community! Attend the Emerging Leaders Retreat (ELR), a three-day leadership training specifically designed for Fresno State students, and get the skills you need to become a successful student leader.

MISSION: To improve the financial well-being of our students by providing education, financial counseling, tools, and solutions to achieve greater financial independence, which leads to student success.

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