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Media Clips 12.16.2015

PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:45 am
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EUSD offers a HOST of opportunities
(Foothills Sun Gazette © 12/16/2015)
In addition to the benefits of learning about a new culture, hosts are being offered a small stipend to off set the cost of supporting a student.The district will be taking students on a tour of Fresno State as well as exposing the students to the Valleys agricultural industry.
http://www.thesungazette.com/article/ed ... rtunities/

Swearengin: Fresno property in house fire that killed five has long history of negligence, code violations
(Clovis Independent © 12/15/2015)
Janine Nkosi, a sociology professor at Fresno State who helped coordinate a student-run survey of blight in Fresno, said that 400 of the 1,200 houses surveyed were blighted. She was part of a task force of city employees, residents and property owners who met from October 2014 to April to draft the new ordinance.
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/art ... 73795.html

More students are ‘college ready’ but crowded campuses make it harder to get into CSU
(Edsource.org © 12/15/2015)
Today, Cal State Fullerton, Fresno State, Cal State Long Beach, San Diego State, San Jose State and San Luis Obispo are entirely at capacity across all majors they offer, while an additional eight universities have five or more majors with more applicants than they can accommodate, according to CSU figures.
http://edsource.org/2015/csu-students-a ... jors/92068

Longtime Fresno County farmer Ron Metzler dies at 78
(Fresno Bee © 12/15/2015)
Ron Metzler, a pioneering Fresno County farmer and staunch Fresno State supporter, died on Nov. 24. He was 78. Mr. Metzler, who had moved to Arizona several years ago, lost his battle with ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/art ... 26875.html

Local school districts react to LAUSD threat
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 12/15/2015)
Whether the right thing to do is send an entire district of more than 600,000 students home like Los Angeles Unified did or keep them at school like officials decided in New York City-- Fresno State Kremen School of Education Dean Paul Beary believes those in New York made the right decision. He said panicking and reacting dramatically will only spur more copycat hoaxes.
http://abc30.com/news/local-school-dist ... t/1124248/

Fresno County has world's first self-generating biofuels facility
(The Business Journal © 12/15/2015)
Biodico also collaborates on projects with researchers at both Fresno State and UC Davis. All of its facilities are designed to be fully automated, Teall said, which minimizes the potential for operator error as well as the need for extensive manual labor.
http://www.thebusinessjournal.com/news/ ... s-facility

Fresno State track field ready for renovations
(KFSN ABC 30 © 12/14/2015)
A $2.6 million dollar facelift will greatly improve the track and field facilities at Fresno State.
http://abc30.com/sports/fresno-state-tr ... s/1122743/