A Big Brothers Big Sisters Awareness Campaign to recruit college students will be kick-off at Fresno State 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, at the Free Speech Area Platform. Presented by TALK Strategic Promotion Solutions, Fresno State’s student-run public relations firm, and the Kappa Sigma fraternity, the event will promote the need for volunteer mentors. Juliana Castano, former Big Sister, will speak at 1:05 p.m.  following a Kappa presentation at 1 p.m. Big Brothers Big Sisters Central California has nearly 170 kids waiting to be matched with a Big. Statistics show after one year in the program, 66 percent of children report improved confidence they will finish high school, and 48 percent show improved grades. INFO:  www.bigs.org or Sarina Hernandez, 559.917.9416.