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Education

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.

Donoso named to Fresno State advisory board

Dr. Noemi DonosoFresno State President Joseph Castro has appointed Dr. Noemi Donoso as the newest member of the University Advisory Board.

Fresno State to forge closer ties with agriculture

The Fresno State President’s Commission on the Future of Agriculture issued a report today with several key recommendations to enhance and expand the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology.

Fresno State ranks high on college list

Fresno State came in at 21 among the nation's top colleges, according to new rankings by Time Magazine.

Fresno State gets $1.5M STEM grant, McCaffrey gift

Some science and math courses will get an overhaul at Fresno State with help from a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.