Media Clips 9.26.2012

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Media Clips 9.26.2012

Postby madona » Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:49 am

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New business development opportunity for Central Valley
(Central Valley Business Times © 09/25/2012)
Fresno State’s Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has teamed with the Young Presidents’ Organization for a on a new five-month program designed to help companies looking to grow their business.
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=21961

Fresno State stops accepting new social work majors
(Central Valley Business Times © 09/25/2012)
Increasing student interest in the social work major at Fresno State has outpaced the program?s capacity, prompting the Department of Social Work Education to close applications by new undergraduate students for the 2013-14 academic year. The one-year moratorium applies to freshman and transfer students admitted in fall 2013.
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=21958

Proposition 30 will impact the higher education sector, whether it is passed or not
(CSU Daily Sundial © 09/25/2012)
The “Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act,” will issue two temporary taxes to provide revenue for k-14 schools if passed but will impose a $150 spring tuition increase for CSU campuses if the initiative fails.
http://sundial.csun.edu/2012/09/proposi ... ed-or-not/

Fresno State students win scholarships
(Fresno Bee - 9/26/2012)
Four Fresno State students will be honored Friday as the 2012-13 Bulldog Pride Fund scholars.
A total of $10,000 will be divided between the four winners -- Justin Kamimoto, Dausha Calhoun, Michelle Swift and Leo Barajas.
http://www.fresnobee.com/2012/09/25/300 ... k=misearch

SAT scores edge down; ACT now more popular exam
(Fresno Bee - 9/26/2012))
FYI - Average national scores on two of the three sections of the SAT college entrance exam edged down for the high school class of 2012, which was the first in which more students took the rival ACT exam than the SAT.
http://www.fresnobee.com/2012/09/24/v-p ... -more.html

Employee Assistance Program to offer SF State staff workplace counseling
(Golden Gate Express)
After many discussions, it was determined that the University needed an EAP over a year ago, according to Gentles. One of the reasons was that several other California State University campuses — such as Sacramento State, Fresno State, and Cal State San Marcos — have employee assistance programs.
http://www.goldengatexpress.org/2012/09 ... e-program/
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