Media Clips 7.29-8.1.2016

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Media Clips 7.29-8.1.2016

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:14 am


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Education Buzz for Sunday, July 31
(Fresno Bee © 07/31/2016)
The ranking compares online schools nationwide.Fresno State in top 50 for quality, affordability Money Magazine's Best Colleges ranked Fresno State 43rd overall among the nation's Top 50 Best Public Colleges and as one of the best four-year universities in the United States based on affordability, educational quality and acceptance rate. ... 65067.html

New Fresno City College president pledges to listen first
(Fresno Bee © 07/31/2016)
It won't be her first time meeting any of them. Goldsmith is already pretty engrained in the community through her decades of work with Fresno Unified " first as a substitute teacher before climbing the administrative ranks " and West Hills. Fresno State President Joseph Castro was her professor in graduate school and served on her dissertation committee when she earned her doctorate, for example. ... 37942.html

Teachers teaching teachers: Valley's educators take part in statewide summit
(Fresno Bee © 07/30/2016)
The Better Together California Teachers Summit was held at nearly 40 locations across California, including Fresno State, where more than 200 Fresno-area teachers learned new ways to motivate students and how to keep up with ever-changing technology and curriculum. ... 09212.html

Fresno State's Central Valley Innovation Cluster Gears Up
(The Business Journal © 07/30/2016)
Earlier this year, Fresno State was awarded a $5 million grant from the California Energy Commission to establish the Central Valley Energy Innovation Cluster, a business incubator that will focus on providing key services, infrastructure and resources for energy entrepreneurs hoping to successfully commercialize new water- and energy-related technologies and innovations. ... r-gears-up

Grape Day presentations to share innovative grape and wine practices
(Central Valley Business Times © 07/29/2016)
Role of glutathione in winemaking and reduced sulfur dioxide use to be discussed Central Valley grape growers, managers, winemakers and winery personnel are being invited to Fresno State’s Department of Viticulture and Enology’s annual “Grape Day.” It’s set for 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=30980

Cleveland State recognized for student success and economic development
(Cleveland Plain Dealer © 07/29/2016)
"Raising degree completion rates remains key to achieving our national goal of 60 percent of adult Americans holding a bachelor's degree by 2025," APLU President Peter McPherson said in a release. "Cleveland State has made great strides in improving student retention and degree completion – and we're thrilled to share their experiences so other institutions can replicate their approaches and results." The other finalists for the 2016 Project Degree Completion are California State University, Fresno; Montana State University; the University of California, Riverside; and Wayne State University. ... d_for.html

Week 3: Quality Rules In The #MyTopCollege Competition 2016 For The Crown
(Forbes © 07/29/2016)
California State Fullerton continues to lead the charge in the #MyTopCollege competition with 43 posts from just last week, and 177 posts overall. Other schools that made the top 10 in quality California State University, Fresno, Michigan State University, Stony Brook University, Franciscan University, Ouachita Baptist and University of Central Oklahoma. ... 2dde3f7676

Silly Tweet of the Day: Hail, Castro!
(Fresno Bee © 07/29/2016)
Come on. We know that one of the prime goals of the Fresno State Twitter feed is to exalt All Things President Castro, but this one riffing off news about new advances in fighting amyotrophic lateral scleroris might be taking it too far:.@JosephICastro#39;s participation in the ALS #IceBucketChallenge 2 years ago has helped discover the gene responsible! ... 68567.html

Thursdays Hot Weather Brings Heat Stroke & Respiratory
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 07/29/2016)
Fresno State Kinesiology Professor Dr. Luke Pryor said those outdoors need to be aware of heat stroke, as well. He said hydration is crucial, and one of the ways to avoid getting heat stroke. And a good way to determine whether youre hydrated, look at your urine. If its the color of straw or lighter, youre likely hydrated, but if you look at your urine and the color is lemonade or darker, youre likely dehydrated and you should consume fluid, said Pryor. ... atory-risk

Merced wages are below state, national averages
(Merced Sun-Star © 07/29/2016)
But the effects of the minimum wage law tend to vary from region to region within the state. “In the Bay Area, $15 (per hour) is barely sustainable,” said Mike Dozier, executive director of the Office of Community and Economic Development at Fresno State . “Here (in the Valley), that’s more than a lot of places pay. ... 43347.html
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