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ERIC Number: EJ782228
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec-13
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1557-5411
Golden News Nuggets
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, v24 n22 p32-35 Dec 2007
This article provides snapshots of recent events and programs at colleges and universities in the state of California: (1) A graduate student in kinesiology at California State University, Chico, is talking the talk and walking the walk to promote physical fitness; (2) First-generation Latino students enrolled in nutrition science and health science at California State University, Long Beach will be on the front lines in the fight against maternal and childhood obesity in the Long Beach Latino community; (3) California State University, Stanislaus is answering the call for experts in genetic disorders and inherited health conditions by offering a new Master of Science in Genetic Counseling in collaboration with the University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco State University, and Kaiser Permanente; (4) Coastline Community College is offering up to $50,000 in scholarships to students who have demonstrated academic success, outstanding community service, financial need and leadership at the school; (5) An applied politics social Certificate in Change Agency is in the works at the College of Alameda for the spring of 2008; (6) New construction plans at East Los Angeles Community College are to embrace green building principles; (7) El Camino College has recently undergone extensive renovations; (8) Hancock Community College's overall enrollment grew by 7.5 percent in the past semester, and Latino enrollment increased by 11.6 percent; (9) Mills College was recently awarded a prestigious Kresge Foundation Challenge Grant of $1 million for its new 26,000 square-foot "green" Natural Sciences Building; (10) Members of the Pepperdine University community continue to assist those impacted by wildfires that raged through Southern California in late October; (11) With 26 members of its class of 2007 awarded prestigious Fulbright Fellowships, Pomona College topped its peer liberal arts colleges; (12) Officials at San Francisco State University announced last month the formation of the Willie L. Brown, Jr. Leadership Center to educate and prepare students for public service in city, county and regional governments; (13) In an unprecedented effort to expand its research and teaching programs in the areas of race and ethnicity, Stanford University has launched the Faculty Development Initiative (FDI); (14) New plug-in hybrid vehicle technology and transmission systems developed at the University of California, Davis have been licensed to Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) under an agreement with the UC Davis InnovationAccess unit; (15) Political scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara have released the results of a national survey of Black, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian elected officials entitled "The Gender and Multicultural Leadership Project"; and (16) The University of San Francisco's four-year-old architecture major is among the fastest-growing on campus. (Contains 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California