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UCR gets high ranking in magazine survey

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UC Riverside ranked 85th on the list of best universities in the United States in the annual rankings of colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report, which was released Monday. That was an improvement of 39 place compared with last year’s list, reportedly the largest year-over-year improvement of …

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Construction industry classes offered

Perris is offering classes for people interested in working in construction. The three-hour, once-a-week class is scheduled to start Sept. 20 at the Perris Community Adult School, 418 West Ellis Ave., according a statement on the city’s website. Classes will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Perris, …

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Mt. San Jacinto College to offer Perris classes

Next, month, Mt. San Jacinto College will begin teaching higher-education classes in partnership with Perris. Starting Oct. 11, a public speaking class, Communications 100, will be available at the city’s senior center, according to a statement on the city’s website. Those classes will conclude Dec. 6. Next spring, the college …

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Cal Baptist recognized for enrollment growth

California Baptist University in Riverside has been ranked among the fastest-growing colleges in the United States. The school’s enrollment growth between 2006 and 2016 – from 3,409 students to 9,157, or 168.6 percent – was the eighth-largest in the United States during that time, according to the Chronicle of Higher …

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Cal Poly’s largest class ever arrives on campus

Cal Poly Pomona welcomed the largest class in its 80-year history Thursday, as more than 7,700 first-time and transfer students began the fall semester. Applications are up nearly five percent among first-year students, while transfer students showed a slight uptick, according to a statement. The colleges of engineering, business administration …

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Chaffey College opens academic year

Nearly 22,000 students began classes at Chaffey College’s three campuses Tuesday, the first day of the school’s fall semester. More than 4,100 students are enrolled in “distance learning” courses, meaning courses that are online or partially online, according to a statement. Sixteen new faculty members were on campus for the …

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