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Education

$1M gift for scholarship fund at Clovis university

The Lyles family of Fresno has gifted $1 million for scholarships at California Health Sciences University.A $1 million gift from Gerald and Nanette Lyles of Fresno will establish a scholarship fund for future students of California Health Sciences University.

Internship program seeks businesses

Reedley College is looking for local businesses willing to bring on interns that can help improve marketing and other areas of operation.

PG&E scholarship program closes Feb. 28

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is offering awards of up to $20,000 a year to students in its service territory as part of its Bright Minds scholarship program this year.

West Hills to launch longer registration program

The West Hills Community College District is aiming for long-term registration through a new program that allows students to enroll for three semesters in one go.

Lamas named Fresno State VP

Frank R. Lamas starts as Fresno State's new vice president for Student Affairs on July 1.Fresno State found its new vice president for Student Affairs in Frank R. Lamas, who formerly held the same position at the University of Texas Arlington.

Bigs mentor program launched in Selma

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California has opened a new High School Bigs Program in Selma.

Fresno State impacted for freshmen

Freshmen applications for the fall semester have exceeded capacity, Fresno State announced today, leading the university to use supplementary criteria for admission.

Four finalists named for Fresno State VP

Four finalists have been announced in the national search for the vice president for Student Affairs at Fresno State.

Fresno State introducing first courses using tablets

As part of Fresno State President Joseph Castro's plan to introduce tablets to the university's classrooms, a team of 40 faculty fellows will experiment with the technology in the classroom for the first time this fall.

Clovis Unified to hold job fair

The Clovis Unified School District will hold a job fair on Jan. 24 as it looks to hire a swath of new teachers.