Cal Baptist Names New Vice President for Global Initiatives

RIVERSIDE – California Baptist University in Riverside today announced the appointment of a new Vice President for Global Initiatives. Dr. Larry Linamen comes to Cal Baptist after three years as president of Greenville (Ill.) College. He will begin his duties on July 16. Linamen will be responsible for promoting global engagement across the university through […]

UCR poised to launch program for teachers in English/Spanish Classrooms

RIVERSIDE – The University of California, Riverside is poised to launch a program that will train educators to teach in classrooms where students learn in English and Spanish, a university spokesman said today. The program is in response to a growing demand for teachers with a bilingual authorization, which allows them to teach in dual-immersion […]

UC Riverside educator named to board of state teacher education association

RIVERSIDE – A University of California, Riverside educator has been named to the board of a state teacher education association, the university announced today. Anne Jones, assistant dean for academic programs and student affairs in the Graduate School of Education, will begin her four-year term on the board of directors for the California Council on […]

UC Riverside Professor Appointed California Poet Laureate

RIVERSIDE – A UC Riverside creative writing professor was appointed today by Gov. Jerry Brown to be California’s poet laureate. Professor Juan Felipe Herrera, 63, was chosen following a nearly yearlong process during which the California Arts Council reviewed a number of applications, according to spokeswoman Kristin Margolis. ”We’re really excited to have him,” she […]

Hundreds of students to compete in ‘Science Olympiad’ at UC Riverside

RIVERSIDE – More than 750 middle and high school students will converge on the UC Riverside campus today to match wits in biology, computer science, physics and a range of other subjects. The Inland Empire Regional Science Olympiad will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at multiple campus locations, including the Material Science and […]

Essay winners honored by DAR

Essay winners honored by DAR

VISTA – Monserate Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently honored students with awards for their essays regarding American history. The topic for middle school students was “Young America Takes a Stand: The War of 1812.” Laura Scholfield of Hillcrest Academy, Temecula won the seventh grade contest and Julian Samuels of Hillcrest Academy, Temecula won […]

University Professor Alleges Mistreatment by Administration

RIVERSIDE – A UC Riverside professor with a history of race- related conflicts with the UC system will join supporters tomorrow to demand answers regarding a planned sabbatical he says he was denied, resulting in his loss of a federally sponsored fellowship. Professor Waymond Rodgers, who is black and has been teaching business management at […]

Student of the Month breakfast to be held to honor recipients

MURRIETA –The September Student of the Month Breakfast will be held on Monday, September 12, at 7:45 a.m. at the Murrieta Sizzler Restaurant located at 40489 Murrieta Hot Springs Road. RSVP with the name of the representative for your organization that will be attending. The September Student of the Month recipients are Brendan Flynn and […]

High schools ranked for Southern California

LOS ANGELES – A college preparatory high school in Cypress is the highest-ranking Southern California school in Newsweek magazine’s compilation of 1,600 top American schools. Oxford Academy, a magnet school that requires all of its students to take “a comprehensive honors curriculum,” including at least five college-level classes, was ranked 11th on the annual list. […]