Education

State Center to host 'Extreme Registration' Tuesday

State Center Community College District is hosting its spring semester "Extreme Registration" event Tuesday at its five area campuses.

Early learning center to open in Orange Cove

The Fresno County Public Library will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at its Orange Cove branch on Jan. 10 as it opens its new Early Learning Center that caters to children ages 0 to 5.

At Fresno State, research a key to growth

Each year, Fresno State funnels around $37 million to faculty and student research projects.Many promising careers have begun at Fresno State with the inspiration students receive helping faculty members with their research projects.

Nishinaka named president of state center college board

Ronald H. Nishinaka (Photo by Howard K. Watkins)Former Reedley College instructor Ronald H. Nishinaka was elected president of the State Center Community College District's Board of Trustees during its December meeting.

Jacobsens establish $25K Fresno State endowment

Ryan JacobsenMore scholarships will be available to agriculture students at Fresno State following a new $25,000 endowment established by alumni Ryan and Ashley Jacobsen.

Fresno State gets $211K for Asian student research

Fresno State was awarded two new research grants to fund projects studying how best to gear higher education toward Southeast Asian-American students.

AT&T gives $50K for Fresno State tablet program

AT&T presented a $50,000 gift to Fresno State yesterday that will help the university expand its DISCOVERe tablet program for students.

FPU: Cost low despite tuition increases

Minor tuition increases are set to go into effect at Fresno Pacific University next year, but according to the college's board of trustees, the fees are still well below the national average.

Report: Matson to leave Fresno State for Texas A&M

Cynthia Teniente-MatsonDr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson, Fresno State's vice president of administration and chief financial officer, was selected as interim president of Texas A&M University-San Antonio.

Interim dean named to Fresno State science and math college

Dr. Andrew LawsonFresno State entomology professor Dr. Andrew Lawson was appointed interim dean of the university's College of Science and Mathematics.