Education

Fresno State breaks ground on ag research center

Fresno State officials and donors broke ground today on the $24-million Jordan Research Center that will serve as a hub of collaboration to solve agricultural challenges.

Fresno State offers new education degree

Fresno State is addressing the need of English learners through a new master of arts degree in multilingual multicultural education.

Fresno State research center to break ground June 13

Fresno State officials will break ground June 13 on the new Jordan Research Center meant to teach students advanced practices in agriculture as well as food and natural resources.

Matoian gifts $500K for Fresno State scholarships

Mathias "Matty" MatoianLocal businessman and Fresno State alumnus Mathias "Matty" Matoian has given $500,000 to the university to fund scholarships for business and nursing students.

Kaiser donation keeps three libraries open

Three Central Unified School District libraries will be open this summer — providing reading programs and activities for children — ­thanks to a donation from Kaiser Permanente Fresno.

Walgreens donates $75K to pharmacy school

Opening this fall, the Central Valley's first pharmacy school in Clovis will now have a practice lab for students to use thanks to a donation of $75,000 from Walgreens.

Attar to head up Fresno State honors college

Dr. Saeed AttarFresno State's Smittcamp Family Honors College has a new director in chemistry professor Dr. Saeed Attar.

Fresno State hires ValleyPBS CEO Castadio

Paul CastadioPaula Castadio, president and CEO of ValleyPBS, has been hired as Fresno State's new vice president for the Division of University Advancement.

Riverdale school gets $60K from Kaiser

Burrel Elementary School in Riverdale will be able to hire a physical education teacher and expand health exercise options thanks to a $60,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente.

Fresno State to begin new administrative building

Fresno State officials will break ground tomorrow new administrative building that will be home to the College of the Health and Human Services' Physical Therapy program, among other uses.