Education

'Apps for Ag' hackathon moved to spring

West Hills Community College announced it has pushed back the first "Apps for Ag" coding competition to later this spring. The event was originally scheduled to take place Feb. 20-22 at the West Hills Coalinga campus, but has been moved to April 17-19. 

Ernie Hudson to speak at Fresno City College

Actor Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddmore in "Ghostbusters."Fresno City College will host actor Ernie Hudson of "Ghostbusters" fame during events commemorating Black History Month next week. 

County mock trial finals on docket tonight

Students from Clovis and Clovis North high schools will argue their respective cases tonight at the 33rd Annual Fresno County Mock Trial finals.

AIMS Center breaks ground at Fresno Pacific

Fresno Pacific University President Dr. Richard Kriegbaum talks about the future of the AIMS Center for Science and Math.Fresno Pacific University broke ground on its new AIMS Center for Science and Math today. Once completed, the facility will be used as a think tank for educators working to incorporate research into lesson plans for Central Valley teachers. 

Fresno State to host WordFest Feb. 7

Fresno State and the San Joaquin Literary Association have announced New York Times best-selling authors Sam Lipsyte and Leslie Jamison will join poet Brynn Saito for the fifth annual WordFest event on Feb. 7. 

Fresno Compact names business award winners

The Fresno Compact Business-Education Partnership has announced the winners of its 19th annual awards program for organizations that invest in Fresno County students.

Fresno State receives $1M for deaf program

Fresno State received an anonymous $1 million gift to establish the Scarlett's Park program and benefit the deaf and hard of hearing community.

AIMS Center to host groundbreaking for $1M expansion

Fresno Pacific University will host the groundbreaking ceremony for the new AIMS Center for Math and Science Education on Feb. 4. 

Fresno City College opens veterans' center

Photo contributed by Fresno City CollegeFresno City College celebrates the grand opening of its Veterans Resource Center (VRC) today. The center is designed to provide comprehensive services for veterans choosing to further their education at the college.

Warkentin retiring as West Hills Lemoore president

Don Warkentin has announced that he will retire from his position as president of West Hills College Lemoore in the fall.