Media Clips 8.13-16.2016

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Media Clips 8.13-16.2016

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:12 pm


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Marjaree Mason Center names Top Ten honorees
(Fresno Bee © 08/16/2016)
33rd annual Top Ten Professional Women and Leading Business Awards honorees Bernadette Muscat: criminology professor and interim associate dean for the College of Social Sciences at Fresno State ... 79897.html

Judy Sakaki looks to build her own legacy as Sonoma State's new president
(Santa Rosa Press Democrat © 08/16/2016)
John Welty, president emeritus at Fresno State, will serve as a special advisor on a part-time basis, assisting with the Green Music Center and examining ways the campus can be organized for “greater efficiencies and effectiveness.” ... artslide=0

Fresno State can't keep wine professors
(The Gray Report © 08/16/2016)
For decades California has had two great wine-teaching universities: UC Davis and Fresno State. Davis is more famous internationally because of its research program, but Fresno State has long been praised as a school with plenty of hands-on winemaking experience for students. ... ssors.html

Education Department Awards $48 Million in TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers Grants to Improve Adult College Readiness
(U.S. Department of Education © 08/15/2016)
Following is a list of the grant recipients. Educational Opportunity Centers Grants Office of Postsecondary Education Fiscal Year 2016 CA California State University, Fresno Foundation $338,441 1,300 ... -readiness

Fresno State opens its door to some community college transfers
(Central Valley Business Times © 08/15/2016)
Accepting transfer applications for spring 2017 • “Fresno State is impacted at the transfer level” Fresno State is accepting undergraduate student applications for the spring 2017 semester from new upper-division transfer applicants enrolled at Central Valley community colleges. The application deadline is August 31.
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=31066

Valley has stake in what happens at UC Davis
(Fresno Bee © 08/15/2016)
The University of California, Davis, is about 185 miles away, or three hours by car, from Fresno. Other universities, such as Fresno State, UC Merced and Fresno Pacific, command the lionâ€(tm)s share of our attention. ... 30007.html

AC Transit launches 'TipNow' passenger safety app
(Metro Magazine © 08/15/2016)
“We will neither compromise safety nor security, so a proven track-record was essential in adopting new technology,” said AC Transit’s GM Michael Hursh. “TipNow’s operating success at U.C. Berkeley, California State University, Fresno and the Fresno County Sherriff’s Department offers sound assurance. Now our goal is to seamlessly meld the TipNow-AC Transit app with Homeland Security practices already in place within our District.” ... safety-app

THE to host symposium on university reputation and brands
(Times Higher Education © 08/15/2016)
Joseph Castro, president of California State University, Fresno, will present at the symposium “Brand U: How colleges, universities and academe shape their images”. The event, aimed at senior marketing and communication professionals working in higher education, will take place on 26 September at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza in Berkeley, just hours before the launch of the World Academic Summit at the University of California, Berkeley. ... and-brands

Disconnected in Silicon Valley’s shadow
(Daily Dots © 08/14/2016)
Today, they’re learning about email. “Instead of putting mail in an envelope and waiting a couple of days, you can send a message instantly,” explains the teacher, John Gonzalez. An older student responds with delight: “Oooooh.” At the end of the nine-week class—organized by the Fresno Housing Authority and California State University (CSU), Fresno’s Office of Community & Economic Development—students with perfect attendance will earn an HP laptop. ... on-valley/

Fresno Unified recruits educators from Starbucks to Mexico
(Fresno Bee © 08/14/2016)
Schlievert has worked at Fresno State’s Kremen School of Education and Human Development for nearly 20 years and leads introduction to teaching classes. Like many universities, Fresno State’s number of aspiring teachers is also on the decline. ... 11807.html

Education Buzz for Sunday, Aug. 14
(Fresno Bee © 08/14/2016)
Dyer wants to remind Fresno area drivers that school zones are 25 mph while children are present, and encourages everyone to keep an extra eye out for crossing guards and children walking to and from school. 3 Fresno State students receive scholarships ... 61497.html

Charles Weis: Teacher shortage calls for innovative approach
(Ventura County Star © 08/14/2016)
It's the first Ed.D. program in the CSU system delivered primarily online in collaboration with Fresno State University faculty. This way, classes can accommodate students' professional schedules. ... 43841.html

(ABC 30 © 08/13/2016)
Hundreds of teaching fellows from across the valley were at Fresno State Saturday to get ready for the new school year. The academy is put on by the California Teaching Fellows Foundation and more than 1,800 fellows came out for special development training - most of them local college students who want to be teachers. ... g/1468996/

The Yankees' first post-A-Rod lineup includes two newly-promoted top prospects
(CBS Sports © 08/13/2016)
The 32nd-overall pick of the 2013 draft out of Fresno State, Judge is now 24 and has a line of .278/.373/.473 with 56 homers and 68 doubles in 348 minor-league games. ... prospects/

Carr brothers expanding business footprint in the Central Valley
(Fresno Bee © 08/13/2016)
The brothers, both former standout quarterbacks at Fresno State, say they want partnerships that say something about their strong family values and the place they call home – the San Joaquin Valley. ... 61962.html

How David Provost changed my life and yours
(Fresno Bee © 08/12/2016)
Provost ran the Political Science Department at Fresno State and he was also responsible for the internship program for political science majors at the time. It was a requirement to have an internship, which was very practical for those of us who thought we might want to work in government and politics. ... 42967.html
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