Education

Fresno Pacific calls former president back to the post

Dr. Richard KriegbaumFollowing the sudden departure of Dr. Pete Menjares last week, the Fresno Pacific University Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Richard Kreigbaum as its newest president.

Fresno charter school awarded for civic learning

Students and staff from the Academy for Civic and Entrepreneurial Leadership (ACEL) were honored over the weekend with the Civic Learning Award of Distinction at the Reagan Library in Southern California.

Fresno Pacific University president resigns

Fresno Pacific University President Dr. Pete Menjares announced his resignation effective Sept. 11, citing a desire to be closer to family and explore new opportunities in Southern California.

Valley colleges part of new job training program

Several community colleges in the San Joaquin Valley will be participating in a program to train workers and employers affected by California's drought.

FPU jumps up in Western university rankings

Fresno Pacific University jumped two spots in an annual list of the best western regional universities by U.S. News & World Report.

Fresno State gets $1.2M grant for sign language program

Deaf and hard of hearing children throughout the Valley will get some extra assistance from Fresno State students thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Brandman University to host military appreciation day

Brandman University in Visalia will be hosting a military appreciation day Oct. 25 with services, employment opportunities and activities for active duty personnel and veterans.

Fresno Pacific included in low-cost list

Fresno Pacific University ranked among the top ten most affordable private universities in the West, according to a new list by the college information service Great Value Colleges.

Valley school districts splitting $5.2M in Prop. 39 funds

More than $5.2 million is on its way to Central Valley school districts as part of the first round of funding from the Prop. 39 Clean Energy Jobs Act.

Clovis college seeks industry feedback

The Institute of Technology in Clovis is seeking feedback from employers and industry experts during a presentation Oct. 3 focusing on future curriculum.