October 2017 Alumni Update

Kathleen Chavoor-Bergen (SEM ’17) and Noelle Nightingale (Daoudian MA ’12) participated in “Armenians and Turks: Challenges and New Paths Forward Towards Reconciliation,” October 3, 2017, at Fresno State University. The panel discussion was sponsored by the Fresno State Armenian Studies Program and the Leon S. Peters Foundation. Chavoor-Bergen’s presentation was “Behavioral and Unconscious Experience and Expressions of Multigenerational Collective Trauma,” and Nightingale’s was “Bringing about Recognition and Reconciliation.” fresnostatenews.com/2017/10/02/panel-oct-3-armenians-and-turks-new-paths-toward-reconciliation/

Daniela Lopez Benavidez (MA ’12) earned her Doctorate of Education in Sports Management, with a specialization in leadership and a minor in health & fitness, from the United States Sports Academy in January 2017.

Doug DeBoer (BA ’10), published a guest column in the online Central Valley Business Journal October 16, 2017. Doug is a manager at Grimbleby Coleman CPA, Inc., Modesto, and serves as vice president of the San Joaquin Chapter of CalCPA, a state association for accountants. cvbj.biz/2017/10/16/reviewed-financial-statements-mean-loan-seekers

Danielle Dickie (MA ’15, TC ’11, BA ’10) was named Educator of the Week by KSEE 24, Fresno’s NBC TV affiliate, on October 23, 2017. She was nominated by a former student. yourcentralvalley.com/news/educator-of-the-week-danielle-dickie/842807070



Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations