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Welty named President Emeritus by CSU Board of Trustees

Welty named President Emeritus by CSU Board of Trustees

Welty named President Emeritus by CSU Board of Trustees 

 

(September 27, 2013) - The California State University Board of Trustees conferred the title of President Emeritus to retired Fresno State President John D. Welty at the Sept.

Fresno Pacific University Jumps 30 Spots:2013 US News & World Report

Fresno Pacific University Jumps 30 Spots:2013 US News & World Report

Rise in U.S. News ranking reflects
student focus at Fresno Pacific University

Fresno Pacific University has climbed 30 places in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings of American colleges and universities released September 10, 2013.
            Long a top-tier institution in its category, FPU is now number 42 among regional universities west, which covers 15 states. Regional universities, according to U.S. News, provide a full range of undergraduate majors and master’s programs and draw most of their students from surrounding states. Nationally there are 621 institutions in the regional universities category, divided by the magazine into four regions: East, Midwest, South and West.
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Hispanic Students Get Thumbs Up at FPU

Hispanic Students Get Thumbs Up at FPU

Fresno Pacific University among the nation’s best
at graduating Hispanic students

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Fresno Pacific University has been ranked 10th nationally among Hispanic-Serving Institutions in graduating Hispanic students by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

According to the Chronicle’s 2013-2014 Almanac, FPU’s overall graduation rate for first-time, full-time students is 57.1 percent in six years (based on 2011 figures). The rate for Hispanic students is nearly identical at 55.2 percent. FPU is the only member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities in the top 10. (chronicle.com/article/The-Almanac-2013/141183/)

FPU enrolls about 3,500 students in traditional undergraduate, bachelor’s degree completion and graduate programs.

FRESNO UNIFIED URGES STUDENTS TO TAKE THE PLEDGE

 

“I Pledge” back-to-school Year 2 campaign kicks off at Board of Education meeting tonight

FRESNO – As Fresno Unified prepares for the start of a new school year, the fourth largest school district in California, for the second year, is urging students of every grade level to place a decided focus on the future. On Aug. 19, the first day of school, students at all Fresno Unified School District campuses will be encouraged to look ahead to high school graduation and set goals to make sure they graduate on time and have opportunities for college and career.

The district will launch the campaign at the Fresno Unified Board of Education meeting Wednesday, Aug.

Back-To-School Shopping? Read this first!

Back-To-School Shopping? Read this first!

It's time to think about ways you can shop wisely for back-to-school clothing and school supplies. Savvy shoppers begin planning now to get the most for their back-to-school dollars.

"Hold on to your wallets", said CEO, Blair Looney of Better Business Bureau serving Central California. School supplies, school clothes, electronics, shoes and much more will be purchased in the upcoming months and one third will most likely do some of that shopping "online". Families are prepared to spend an average of $800 to get their children ready for the new school year.

Just about everyone has felt the economic pinch and with that, families plan to shop for sales now more than ever. Shopping online can be more intriguing due to coupons, and buy more generic or store brands, among other money-saving strategies.

On-line purchasing may save time, but check before you click!

Fresno State offers new degree in Latin American Studies

Fresno State offers new degree in Latin American Studies

 

 

(June 17, 2013) – A new Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American Studies, designed to offer an interdisciplinary study in the social sciences and the humanities that concentrates on the national experience of countries in Latin America. will be offered at Fresno State for the first time this fall.

 

The 120-unit program, the only new degree approved for Fresno State by the CSU Chancellor this year, is offered through the Chicano and Latin American Studies Department which currently offers a B.A. degree and a minor in Chicano Studies and a minor in Latin American Studies.

 

“The new degree recognizes the importance of Latin America in terms of economic relations between the United States and Latin America,” said Dr.

Valley College Raising Money to Fund Veteran Parking Passes

Valley College Raising Money to Fund Veteran Parking Passes

How would you like to thank a Veteran?

Here's your chance.

Porterville College is looking to raise money to pay for the parking passes of currently enrolled veteran students.