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UCR wants more graduates

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UC Riverside wants to increase its graduation rate. The school is one of 11 public research universities in the United States participating in an $11 million effort to up its graduation rate among low-income students and students whose parents did not attend college, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. …

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Community colleges might give out four-year degrees

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The Riverside Community College District wants to expand one of its two-year programs into a four-year program. Senate Bill 850 that would allow up to 15 community college districts to grant four-year degrees in limited circumstances has been passed by the state legislature, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. …

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UCR to help undocumented students

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UC Riverside is planning to hire a coordinator who will help undocumented students. Money for the full-time position will come from $5 million that University of California officials announced last fall, funding set aside specifically to help undocumented students throughout the UC system, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. …

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LLUMC is still top dog

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Loma Linda University Medical Center has been named the top hospital in the Inland Empire. This is the fifth consecutive year that the hospital was ranked number one in Riverside and San Bernardino counties in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the best hospitals in the country. Loma …

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Local colleges stay in good standing

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Moreno Valley College, Norco College and Riverside City College have all had their accreditation’s reaffirmed by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The Riverside Community College District announced its decision last week in a statement posted on its website. Each of the three colleges is accredited independently. The Norco …

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More faculty for CSUSB

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Cal State San Bernardino will add 10 faculty members during the upcoming academic year, thanks to extra funding the California State University system will receive. Up to 700 full-time instructors are expected to be hired throughout the system in an attempt to increase graduation rates and cut down on the …

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