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Stan State’s Junn recognized for higher ed leadership

Stan State’s Junn recognized for higher ed leadership

TURLOCK — Stanislaus State President Ellen Junn has been named one of 25 women who have displayed leadership while tackling higher education’s toughest challenges by the magazine Diverse: Issues in…

Military-style academy takes first students

Military-style academy takes first students

LATHROP — Andres Delgado will graduate from high school this spring, an accomplishment he didn’t believe was attainable. “I was messing up at school, and I wasn’t doing anything,” he…

McGeorge names new dean

McGeorge names new dean

SACRAMENTO — A national leader in legal education reform will be the next dean of University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law, the university announced Tuesday. Michael Hunter Schwartz…

UC Merced receives entrepreneurship funding

UC Merced receives entrepreneurship funding

MERCED — UC Merced is receiving $2.2 million from the state to help expand resources available to entrepreneurs in the Central Valley. The money comes from Assembly Bill 2664 which…

Stan State appoints vice president for strategic planning

Stan State appoints vice president for strategic planning

TURLOCK — Stanislaus State University has appointed Gitanjali Kaul vice president for Strategic Planning, Enrollment Management and Innovation. Kaul was acting vice provost for Academic Affairs at CSU Dominguez Hills.…

Scholarship opportunities open for Stanislaus County students

MODESTO — Students going to college have until March 2 to apply for 18 scholarships established by including individuals, families, organizations and businesses from Stanislaus County. The Stanislaus Community Foundation…

Greer tapped as Stan State’s new provost

Greer tapped as Stan State’s new provost

TURLOCK — Stanislaus State University has appointed a new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Kimberly Greer, who has been on the faculty at Minnesota State University, Mankato since…

UC Merced adds millions to area economy, report finds

UC Merced adds millions to area economy, report finds

MERCED — University of California, Merced, has directly contributed more than $1.4 billion to the San Joaquin Valley economy and more than $2.6 billion to the state’s economy, according to…

In-state demand for UC Merced admissions hits record

In-state demand for UC Merced admissions hits record

MERCED — More than 18,000 California high school seniors have applied to UC Merced for admission next fall, the university said. That’s over 10 percent more than last year, the…

Ground broken on Pacific performance center

Ground broken on Pacific performance center

STOCKTON — The University of the Pacific officially broke ground Monday afternoon on a performance center for student-athletes. The $1.5 million Janssen-Lagorio Performance Center will add 2,861 square feet to…