Education

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.

Fresno State launches tablet program

Fresno State will be providing 1,200 students with tablets and training this semester as part of President Joseph Castro's new DISCOVERe program.

Fresno State honors college admits 16th class

The Smittcamp Family Honors College at Fresno State admitted its 16th class this week, welcoming 50 high-performing students to the scholarship program.

Fresno State to distribute $72M in aid

Fresno State announced it will distribute a record $75.9 million in financial aid in the 2013-2014 academic year.