Missed Fresno State Day of Giving? You can still be a champion of student success!

Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Since 1911, the University has grown to impact every facet of our region. Today, the Division of Research and Graduate Studies supports 48 master's degree programs, three doctoral degree programs and nine certificates of advanced study. In addition to degree programs, the division provides leadership and professional assistance to faculty, students and staff in pursuit of research and contract activities. On the strength of significant growth in research activities in recent years, Fresno State has been elevated to “Doctoral University — High Research Activity,” or R2 status, according to the most recent Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Only 14 California universities share this designation, including seven universities in the California State University system.

Graduate Student Success Fund

Our 2,000+ graduate students at Fresno State are involved in rigorous academic programs and original research: conducting field and laboratory work and presenting at conferences.  Your gift to the Graduate Student Success Fund will go towards helping these students with research through conferences (travel or conference fees) and providing a sense of place in the Graduate Student Success Center. We welcome you to be part of their academic success!

Click on the button below to support the Graduate Student Success Fund.

Day of Giving Leaderboard
Here is the real-time status of each participating area's efforts! Thank you to everyone for making this day a success!
Rank Department Donors
1 Athletics 400
2 College of Arts and Humanities 320
3 Fresno State Alumni Association 172
4 Craig School of Business 153
5 Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology 126
8:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. Social Media: Future Bulldogs
Congratulations to Taylan Parker (fund choice: The Richter Center) and Vi Nguyen (fund choice: FresnoState Tech/FresnoState DX) who were randomly selected to win the Social Media: Future Bulldogs Day of Giving Challenge!
9:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m. Social Media: Midnight Madness!
Congratulations to Esuri Peiris for Fresno State Tech/DX, Tanya Pacheco-Werner for CHHS Student Success Fund, Varaxy Yi for Kremen's Equity Student Scholars Initiative and Amarprit Dhillon for Fresno State Mock Trial!
Last Gift!
Congratulations to the College of Science and Mathematics for receiving the last gift!
Division of Research and Graduate Studies - Graduate Student Success Fund Challenge
10 gifts to the Graduate Student Success Fund will unlock $1,000 from Interim Dean, Joy Goto.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Early Bird Challenge!
Congrats to our Early Bird Challenges: First Place - College of Arts and Humanities Second Place - Fresno State Alumni Association Third Place - Jordan College and the College of Science and Mathematics
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Social Media: Share your Fresno State Pets
Congratulations to Chele and the Hub of Digital Transformation and Innovation for winning the social media - share your pets challenge.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Social Media - Throwback Thursday!
Congratulations to Kendall Rasmussen and The Richter Center, and Tony Mertens and the Lyles College of Engineering, the winners of the Throwback Thursday social media challenge!
Philip and Debbie Neufeld invite you to support the Graduate Student Success Fund
Philip and Debbie Neufeld have made a generous donation of $500 to the Graduate Student Success Fund to inspire others to support this program.
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