FRESNO, Calif. -- The Fresno State community is mourning after losing one of their professors earlier this week.
The English Department announced that Dr. Steve Adisasmito-Smith passed away on July 10 in Hawaii.
According to the department, Dr. Adisasmito-Smith died while trying to save others from drowning.
He was an associate professor of world literatures.
Dr. Adisasmito-Smith was 57 years old.