Media Clips 8.21.12

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Media Clips 8.21.12

Postby madona » Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:12 am

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McEwen: Fresno State needs perfect fit to replace Welty
(Fresno Bee © 08/21/2012)
It takes uncommon skills to lead a big public university today. The president must be a CEO, crisis negotiator and human ATM. He or she must not only have a vision, but a strategic plan to make dreams come true. To be successful at Fresno State, a president also must have a firm grasp of agriculture, poverty and our community's yearning for big-time athletics.

Valley Works: Balancing school and work can be challenge
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 08/21/2012)
Aleta Wolf with Career Services at Fresno State says most of the university's on campus jobs go to work study students so the majority of those who work and go to school find jobs off campus "They need to keep in mind the time commitment that is involved how much time to study how much time to work and not take on too much," Wolf said.

West Hills Community College District Selects and Implements Edvance360 LMS-SN
(RedOrbit.com © 08/21/2012)
About West Hills Community College District Started in the 1930’s as an extension of [Fresno State] Coalinga College, now West Hills College Coalinga, was one of the first community colleges in the nation to offer an AA degree entirely online. It was joined in 2002 with a history-making, 21st-Century campus called West Hills College Lemoore. Additionally, a North District Center, Firebaugh, offers a model of service for small, rural communities that allows residents to earn an AA degree close to home and Naval Air Station, Lemoore center serves sailors and marines as they serve their country.

This week on The Maddy Report: 'State Government Watchdogs'
(Visalia Times-Delta © 08/21/2012)
The Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at California State University, Fresno, was established to honor the former legislator?s legacy. Its mission is to inspire citizen participation, provide nonpartisan analysis and assist in providing solutions for public policy issues important to the region, state and nation.

Putting colleges on notice
(Stockton Record © 08/20/2012)
In California, we need to produce more productive citizens.Community colleges serve that purpose through a broad range of certificate and academic programs. The system is a vital part of the feeder system for the California State University and University of California systems. In fact, 55 percent of CSU graduates started at a community college, as did 28 percent of UC graduates.It's imperative our community college be kept healthy, academically and financially, if the California economy is to thrive. When large numbers start tipping toward losing their accreditation, it's something that should concern all of us.
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