Education

ValleyPBS chief named finalist for Fresno State job

Paula CastadioPaula Castadio, president and CEO of ValleyPBS, has been named as one of four finalists in Fresno State's nationwide search for a new vice president for Advancement.

Report: Valley degree attainment still low

The share of Fresno County adults with a college degree decreased to 27.56 percent in 2012.The number of those with a college degree remained dismal in the San Joaquin Valley, even as much of the nation saw more positive numbers, a new report showed.

Nunna appointed dean of Lyles College

Dr. Ram NunnaA national search for the new dean of the Lyles College of Engineering at Fresno State ended when interim dean Dr. Ram Nunna was selected for the position on a permanent basis.

Scorecard: Community college completion down

Completion rates came down to 48.1 percent for California community college students seeking a degree or transfer.Completion rates dropped throughout California's community college system, a testament of the five years of deep budget cuts that stifled opportunities for students.

Fresno State business school reaccredited

The Craig School of Business at Fresno State earned an extension to its accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Fresno City Rampage staffers win journalism awards

Staff members of the Fresno City College Rampage student newspaper came back from a Southern California journalism conference this weekend heavy with several awards.

First in-mall library kiosk debuts in Clovis

Fresno County library director Laurel Prysiazny and associate county director Kelley Worman-Landano post next to the Envisionware 24-hour library. Photo via Envisionware Facebook page.Taking a cue from the proliferation of Red Box and other rental kiosks, the Fresno County Public Library has unveiled a new touchscreen 400-book library kiosk at Sierra Vista Mall in Clovis.

Fresno State building stock trading room

The Craig School of Business at Fresno State will open a stock trading room in the fall to teach business students the ins and out of Wall Street.

Spring Fest for Prosperity set for Saturday

The talent of Roosevelt and Sunnyside High School students will be showcased at Southeast Fresno Community Economic Development Association’s Spring Fest For Prosperity event at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Mosqueda Center, 4670 E Butler Ave. in Fresno.

Fresno State taps consultant for wrestling study

Photo via Stanley Brewster/arbiteronline.comFresno State President Joseph Castro announced he has selected a nationally recognized consultant to explore the reinstatement of the wrestling program, which was scrapped in 2006.