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Preparing you to lead the new California
With agriculture in the spotlight more than ever before, Central California is emerging as the New California. We invite you to join us as leaders for this region and beyond. The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology offers you the education you will need to be a leader in agriculture and related sciences. We offer outstanding programs in the traditional areas of agriculture, including animal science, plant science, agricultural education, viticulture and agricultural business.
We also offer excellent programs in areas uniquely related to agriculture, including industrial technology, food science and nutrition, enology, child development, family science and fashion merchandising. Join us in leading California!
Eyeing the future...
University leaders break ground for new Jordan Research Center
An historic event for Fresno State took place Friday, June 13, 2014 as university leaders, community supporters and members of the regional agricultural community formally broke ground for the new Jordan Research Center. The 30,000-square-foot campus facility will enable university and cooperating industry researchers to discover and investigate the most advanced concepts and practices of agriculture, food and natural resources – reinventing Fresno State as a leading research institution for decades to come. Completion of the facility is slated for the winter of 2016. For more on the groundbreaking, click here.
Commission on the Future of Agriculture releases report to university, community; outlines eight key areas of recommendations
The Fresno State President’s Commission on the Future of Agriculture issued its preliminary report during a campus public forum in May 2014; the report contains several key recommendations to enhance and build the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology. For full news article, click here. To view the report, click on the link in the right hand column.
A year later in May 2015, many of the same campus and community leaders reconvened
for a one-year update that also included the President's Water Task Force report,
and click here to read a news article and the actual report.