Education

Fresno State alum funds scholarship to honor pet

Fresno State alumnus David Vartanian has pledged to fund an annual $1,000 scholarship for a Fresno State pre-veterinary major in honor of his pet English bulldog. 

Fresno State nursing program lauded

Fresno Sate's School of Nursing is among the 25 best nursing programs in the country, according to Nurse Journal's 2015 Western Rankings for America's Best Nursing Schools. The program is 24th on the list. 

Fresno named 'pacesetter' for improving student reading levels

In recognition for measurable progress in helping low-income children become proficient readers, Fresno has been named one of 30 pacesetters in 2014 by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.

USDA official to visit Fresno City College Friday

U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Kevin Concannon will visit Fresno City College’s Career and Technology Center Friday.

Porterville College hosting free business workshops

Porterville College will host a free workshop series next month focusing on how to start a small business. 

West Hills wins tech award for early registration program

West Hills Community College District (WHCCD) has won a technology focus award from the California Community College Chancellor's Office in recognition of its Reg365 registration program.

Former bookkeeper pleads guilty in $85K embezzle

A Fresno woman has pled guilty to embezzling more than $85,000 in federal funding from the now-defunct Galen College. 

CMAC offering $75K in equipment to local schools

The Community Media Access Collaborative (CMAC) has announced a new grant for $75,000 in digital video equipment available to local high schools.

Porterville students to host water drive March 20

Porterville College students will host a special water drive March 20 for East Porterville residents whose wells have run dry.

Sylvan tutoring center to open in Fresno

Franchisee Delia Navarro plans to open a Sylvan Learning Center location in Fresno, reviving a territory that closed in 2010.One of the nation’s largest tutoring networks will expand to Fresno this year, giving extra help to students in need of math, reading and even computer skills.