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November 10th, 2010
After pausing on Tuesday, Nov. 9, for a ceremony honoring men and women for their military service, the California State University, Fresno campus is closed on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, but the university will be well represented in the Fresno Veterans Parade.
The event, which is billed by its organizers as the largest community Veterans Day parade in the nation, was established in 1919, with World War I fresh in people’s minds.
The 92nd annual parade begins at 10:30 a.m. in downtown Fresno with the Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band just behind the color guard.
The Fresno State contingent also includes the Air Force and Army ROTC units, Bulldog Athletics mascot Timeout, cheerleaders from the Bulldogs Spirit Squad and members of the campus Student Veterans Organization.
The student club entry –two Bulldog trams and three vehicles – red, white and blue – will be in Division 2, unit 15. Oliaro and club president Junrel “Jon” Sumagang, a nursing major from Salinas, will be joined by Timeout and Spirit Squad members on the trams. Student Veterans Organization members will ride in the three vehicles or march alongside.
Oliaro was an Army officer after serving in the Army ROTC at St. Mary’s College in Winona, Minn. He spoke Nov. 9 at the Veterans Day ceremony on campus – the first arranged by the Student Veterans Organization.
It paid tribute to the university’s 350 student military veterans, reservists and active-duty personnel, to faculty and staff who are veterans and to the thousands who in military service during the university’s first hundred years. The event featured music and presentation of colors by the Air Force ROTC detachment.
Earlier this semester, Fresno State was named a Military Friendly School for 2011 by G.I. Jobs magazine for its dedication to the veterans community. University programs help ease transition to civilian life. Fresno State also participates in the California State University Troops to College program, designed to attract more veterans to California public universities
Fresno State’s Veterans Services Office, within the Division of Student Affairs, helps veteran students maximize educational benefits and understand the benefits process. It guided students to form their organization, which promotes communication between student veterans, helps them connect with services, resources and organizations and encourages development of social and professional relationships among members still on serving.
August 14th, 2010
PULLMAN - The Grimes Way and Lincoln Dr. intersection will be closed Aug. 16-Sept. 3 to perform demolition and install utility lines for the School of Global Animal Health Project. There will be no vehicular or pedestrian thru traffic allowed at the intersection. For your safety and for those working on the project, please pay close attention to the directional traffic and safety signage in the area. Access to the WSU Central Stores will still be possible by entering the east Green 1 parking lot entrance at L.J. Smith and following the signage. Visit cpd.wsu.edu/detours for detour maps, or contact James Stone, Capital Planning and Development construction engineer, 335-5599 or firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions regarding the traffic closures and detours.