California State University Fresno

California State University Fresno

Fresno State has roots dating back to 1911, when the doors of the Fresno State Normal School opened to 150 hopeful students. Today, the student population is about 25,000 and the University has garnered national attention for its rise in prestigious college rankings. With majors in 70 bachelor’s, 44 master’s and three doctoral subject areas, Fresno State has come a long way from its modest beginning.
To date, more than 180,000 alumni have migrated to every state in the nation and across the globe. They are prominent leaders, innovators and critical thinkers in every industry, transforming our region and communities across the world.

 

University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico

Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, The University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east, Albuquerque is a blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas. 

 

Portland State University

Portland State University

The School of Music & Theater exists to provide professional training and liberal-arts based education to a highly diverse student body in the areas of performance, conducting, jazz studies, music technology, music education, composition and theater arts. In addition, the School provides general training in music and theater where students study theory, history, literature, pedagogy, composition, improvisation, music technology, ethnomusicology, acting, theatrical production and writing. Framed by the University’s motto, “Let Knowledge Serve the City ” the School of Music & Theater offers a wide spectrum of activities by students, faculty, and guest artists which enhances the artistic and cultural life of the city of Portland.