Education

Fresno State's Boeh steps down as athletic director

Thomas Boeh, who has served as Fresno State's athletic director since 2005, is leaving his position for a new role at the university.

Fresno Pacific makes affordable Christian college list

Fresno Pacific University was ranked the ninth most affordable Christian university in the country, according to a new list.

Fresno State raises $43M in past year

Fresno State announced that donors gave more than $43 million to the university in the 2014 fiscal year, making it the strongest fundraising year since the recession.

Fresno State faculty named entrepreneurship fellows

Three Fresno State faculty members have been selected for a special fellowship to integrate entrepreneurship into their existing course work or develop curriculum for a new class.

Nef named new Fresno State vice provost

Dr. Dennis NefA veteran Fresno State professor and administrator has been named as Fresno State's new vice provost.

Lyles, Bedwell named to Fresno State advisory board

Fresno State President Joseph Castro has appointed Fresno business leaders Will Lyles and Barry Bedwell to the University Advisory Board.

Student wins Mike Rowe scholarship contest

Colton StuhrA recent Firebaugh High School graduate is the recepient of a full-tuition technical school scholarship as part of a contest sponsored by Dirty Jobs television show host Mike Rowe.

Prosecutor to monitor Heald College parent


(AP) — Former federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has agreed to serve as an independent monitor of a troubled for-profit education company serving 72,000 students that has agreed to sell or close its campuses, the Education Department said Friday.

Laval gifts $125K to entrepreneur program

Fresno entrepreneur Claude Laval III has pledged $125,000 to support the Entrepreneur Mentor Program at the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fresno State.

Fresno State nursing program gets $700K grant

The Central California Center for Excellence in Nursing (CCCEN) at Fresno State has received a $700,000 grant to help fund scholarships for nurse practitioner students.