Education

Chambers seek young entrepreneurs

Students in the SUNY Geneseo Young Entrepreneurs Academy learn from Dom Genova, owner of Genesee Valley Motors in New York.Every business has to start somewhere. For students of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy starting up soon in Clovis and Visalia, the inspiration begins as early as high school.

International students hit Fresno State record

Fresno State University announced record enrollment for the fall 2013 semester.Fresno State announced record enrollment among international students this fall, in line with a surge of students in all categories for the semester.

Valley school districts vie for Monsanto grants

Three Valley school districts are in the running for a $25,000 grant as part of a program by biotechnology company Monsanto to improve agricultural education in rural communities.

Fresno State VP retiring after 42-year career

After 42 years of service, Fresno State vice president of student affairs Paul M. Oliaro announced he will retire following the fall semester.

University of Phoenix Fresno to hold career fair Aug. 9

Several local employers will be on hand to talk job opportunities during a career fair being held Aug. 9 at the Fresno University of Phoenix campus.

New Fresno State president starts job tomorrow

Fresno State's eighth president Joseph CastroNew Fresno State President Joseph Castro starts his first day on the job tomorrow with a full itinerary of stops to learn about the campus.

Parlier High to be considered for statewide grant

Parlier High School was selected as one of 25 schools statewide to be considered for a three-year, $240,000 grant from the California Academic Partnership Program.

Young Entrepreneurs Academy coming to Visalia in the fall

The Visalia Chamber of Commerce and Visalia Unified School District have announced the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) will be coming to the College of the Sequoias in the fall.

New data reveals college cost increases

College students in the Central Valley have been hit with hard cost increases over the last decade.

Business community pleased with new Fresno State president

(Photo courtesy of Cary Edmondson)While he hasn’t officially filled the position yet, incoming Fresno State President Joseph Castro understands the influence the university has on the Valley’s economy and in bringing both business and community leaders together to promote the region to the world.