Wonderful Public Service Graduate Fellowship Application Window Open

Applications for two $56,000 Fellowships Due Friday, February 28, 2020  Fresno, CA (January 13, 2020) – Through the generosity of The Wonderful Company, San Joaquin Valley students will have the opportunity to become the next generation of Valley leaders through The Wonderful Public Service Graduate Fellowship. This program helps students obtain an advanced degree from a top […]


Laura Tsutsui

Laura Tsutsui Reporter and Producer at Valley Public Radio  Laura interned in the Capitol office of Senate Pro Tempore Kevin de León in the summer of 2016. She also interned in Congressman Sam Farr’s Washington, D.C. office in the fall of 2016, as a Panetta Scholar. Laura majored in Mass Communication and Journalism, with an emphasis in […]


Nataliia Kasianenko

Nataliia Kasianenko Assistant Professor– Department of Political Science at California State University, Fresno  Dr. Kasianenko interned in three different offices as a Maddy intern.  In the Fall of 2010 in the Fresno office of Congressman George Radanovich, in the Spring of 2011 in the Fresno office of State Sen. Tom Berryhill and, finally, in the Sacramento office of Assemblymember […]


Ryan Ditchfield

Ryan Ditchfield Doctoral candidate (Psychology-Law) at Iowa State Ryan interned in Fresno office of Assemblymember Jim Patterson in the summer of 2015 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree on Political Science & Criminology in 2016. “My education at Fresno State nurtured my passion for science and policy. However, the Maddy Institute gave me perspective into the real-world […]


Thomas Baza

Thomas Baza Experienced Assurance Associate for BDO USA, LLP Thomas interned in the Modesto office of Assemblymember Heath Flora in the Spring of 2017 and in the Washington D.C. office of Congressman Jim Costa in the Summer of 2017.  “The Maddy Internship was a time in my life that I will never forget. The difficult […]


Press Release / Maddy Associates event: “The State of Latino Economic Well Being in California”

Fresno, CA (October 30th, 2019) – Today, The Maddy Institute will be hosting Dr. Mindy Romero, Director-California Civic Engagement Project, USC Price School of Public Policyat a Maddy Associates Speakers Series. Her presentation will cover a publication she authored on the State of Economic Well Being of Latinos in California (HERE ) including a discussion of various Valley cities that are “hot spots” in this […]


The Maddy Institute Recognized for Innovative Practices in California Higher Education

Fresno, CA (October 3, 2019) – On Wednesday, October 2, The Maddy Institute was presented with a Focus on Efficiency Award at the 2019 California Higher Education Collaborative (CHEC) Conference at UCLA. The Maddy Institute received the award for its ground-breaking agreement with the San Joaquin Valley’s four public universities (California State University campuses – Fresno, Bakersfield and Stanislaus […]