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All students have a unique story to tell. It's not just about what various programs and services students utilize. It's about how these programs and services boldly empower students, and the resulting achievements.

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  • Gina De Young
    "Public relations is totally my jam. I passionately believe that there is more good in the world than bad - sometimes people just need help finding it. You could say I'm the type of person who wants the work I'm doing to really matter. In my future career, my time and energy will ideally be spent creating positive change in the world around us. The clients I work with in a PR capacity now give me the chance to do that in innovative ways."
  • Troy Polnitz
     ”Troy Polnitz has been at Fresno State for ten years, both as a student and staff. Troy received his Bachelors degree in Psychology in 2012 and his Masters degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling and Mental Health Counseling in 2015. Troy has worked for Services for Students with Disabilities for what will be 5 years in January. He has served SSD in a variety of different roles which include as a peer mentor, a transportation coordinator, an accommodations coordinator and currently, as a Disability Management Specialist. ”
  • Cynthia Social Science
    "I am from Fresno, California and graduate with my undergraduate degree in Public Relations with a minor on Creative Writing. I have worked with the Media Communication and Journalism Department and learned that I want to create a wholesome and open minded environment wherever I go. I am currently a student assistant of Communication and Multimedia for the College of Social Science. "
  • Justin Smith
    "Not attending Fresno State during my undergraduate career, I knew Fresno State was the university calling me to pursue my Masters. I am a current graduate student in the Higher Education, Administration, and Leadership program and right when I stepped on campus, I felt the sense of inclusion and acceptance that is portrayed through every element of the university. My hopes are to contribute to the future and success of the university and make an impact during my time here. I believe Fresno State is going to provide me with the tools and skills to pursue my Doctorate and become a leader in Higher Education after the HEAL program, and the relationships developed here will last a lifetime. Go Dogs!" 
  • Jenna Aoki
    "I am a junior in the Smittcamp Family Honors College, majoring in Kinesiology- Physical Education with minors in Physical Science and Food & Nutritional Sciences. This is my third year with the Fresno State Spirit Program- 1 year with the Fresno State Cheer Team and 2 years with the Fresno State Dance Team. I am honored to serve on the Coordinator Board for Camp Kesem at Fresno State for my second term (Camp Kesem is a national nonprofit organization that supports kids whose parents have been affected by cancer). I am so fortunate that Fresno State has given me all these opportunities to get involved and make a difference. Thanks Fresno State and Go Dogs!"
  • Matthew J. Jamie
    “In 2012, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, which motivated me to work towards a career as a clinical dietitian. I came to Fresno State from my hometown 8 hours south to accomplish that, and when I checked to see if there was a club for diabetics like myself, I couldn't find one. This inspired me to establish the Diabetes Coalition at Fresno State and little did I know, the impact DC would have on our community."
  • Linda Yang
    "My name is Linda Yang and I am a fourth year majoring in Psychology with a Pre-Medical emphasis. Being born and raised here in Fresno, I had the privilege to see my community develop around me. Fresno State was my top choice because it had the Health Career Opportunities Program (HCOP), with the amazing advisor Dr. Juan Carlos Gutierrez. It provides me with the opportunities and resources in order to succeed as a student and reminds me of the deep connections I have with the Valley.

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