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Conference Geared Toward Aspiring Valley Doctors
by Ana B. Ibarra
The Central Valley Higher Education Consortium is taking a step forward in helping future doctors in the San Joaquin Valley achieve their educational goals.
The consortium is collaborating with Fresno State and UC Merced to put together the Reaching Out to Aspiring Doctors for the San Joaquin Valley conference a comprehensive premedical convention on Sept. 27 at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical EducationMedical Education and Research.
‘College-going culture’ improves quality of life, economy
By Dr. Barbara Hioco
The leaders of California’s three public higher education systems recently united in a call to update the state’s 50-year-old Master Plan for Higher Education.
While the once innovative master plan opened college doors to millions of Californians in the 1960s and decades that followed, Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, correctly notes, “We can do more.”