Education

Interim dean named to Fresno State ag school

Dr. Sandra WitteDr. Sandra Witte, associate dean of Fresno State's Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, was appointed as interim of the college until a replacement is found.

Fresno State gets $606K grant for Latino social work

Fresno State's Department of Social Work Education was awarded $606,000 grant to train social work students to serve Spanish-speaking children and their families.

Police: Golf cart plows into students, injuring 2

(AP) — Police in California say two students suffered serious injuries when a special-needs student got into a golf cart at a local middle school and took off, plowing into a group of teenagers.

Fresno State ranks 26th on new college list

Peters Business Building at Fresno StateFresno State found itself high on another college list, placing 26 out of 50 universities in the West by college search and rankings website College Choice.

State Center board to investigate fellow trustee

Eric PayneThe State Center Community College District Board of Trustees voted last week to authorize an investigation of fellow Trustee Eric Payne following allegations of misconduct.

ACEL students win forestry challenge competition

ACEL students participate in the California Forestry Challenge at Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest in Tulare County.Students from Fresno's Academy for Civic and Entrepreneurial Leadership (ACEL) won first place in the Pacing Competition at the California Forestry Challenge last week.

Fresno State awarded for innovative programs

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities announced two awards to Fresno State recently in honor of its excellence and innovation in some major areas of campus life and leadership.

Community college program preps courses for drought displaced

Several community colleges in the Central Valley are busy developing training courses as part of a new state program imparting skills to workers displaced by California’s ongoing drought.

Pinedale Elementary named National Blue Ribbon School

Pinedale Elementary School is the only Central Valley school to make a list of 337 schools designated as National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

Fresno Pacific posts record fall enrollment

Fresno Pacific University announced record enrollment for the fall semester.