Sunday , October 2 2022

Education

University of Redlands, Riverside Community College form partnership

The University of Redlands and Riverside Community College have formed an alliance that will make it easier for the community college’s business students to transfer into Redlands’ School of Business, where they can pursue a bachelor’s degree. Students who obtain a bachelor’s degree may then enroll in the university’s masters …

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UCR gets grant for job incubator

UC Riverside has received a $2.5 million grant from the Riverside County Economic Development Administration. The grant, which will be used to help buy equipment for the Inland Empire’s  first wet incubator lab, will be matched by another $2.5 from the state of California and UC Riverside, according to a …

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Cal Poly professor receives NSF grant

Alex John, an assistant professor at Cal Poly Pomona, has received a $240,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The money will allow John and his students to continue working on finding a biomass based alternative to petroleum products, according to a statement. John and his students are developing catalysts …

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Logistics training center announced for High Desert

Two major industrial builders and a community college are developing a training center at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville that will address a shortage of workers in the logistics industry. Stirling Capital Investments in Foothill Ranch and ProLogis in San Francisco have partnered with Victor Valley Community College …

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Cal Baptist holds multiple commencements

California Baptist University held four commencement ceremonies on April 30 and May 1 that attracted an estimated 12,000 people. The spring graduation ceremonies on the Riverside campus featured seven individuals receiving doctoral degrees, 537 receiving master’s degrees and 934 receiving undergraduate degrees, according to a statement. “Graduates, you have faced …

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Chaffey College receives grant

Chaffey College Foundation has received a grant it will use to support pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs at its Industrial Technical Learning Center in Fontana. The two-year $1.3 million donation from the James Irvine Foundation will help provide fast-track training and paid internships in advanced manufacturing for low income residents of …

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