Campaign for College Opportunity honors  8 CVHEC members with ‘Champions’ Awards Eight CVHEC member institutions were honored as 2021 Champions of Higher Education and Equity Champions for Excellence in Transfer by the Campaign for College Opportunity. Honored at CCO’s annual Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer virtual awards ceremony Nov. 16 were Bakersfield College; Clovis Community College; California State University, Bakersfield; College of the Sequoias; Fresno City College; Fresno…

Greetings Colleagues and Friends of CVHEC, We are delighted to present the June, 2021 CVHEC Newsletter as we welcome a much anticipated culmination of the 2020/21 Academic Year.  This is our 10th issue since we began publishing a year ago. It was a delight to see commencement exercises in various forms on CVHEC member college and university campuses throughout the region where students and families once again celebrated degree attainments during this…

Greetings Colleagues and Friends of CVHEC, There is plenty to celebrate this Spring. As the celebration is underway, Central Valley’s resiliency during this pandemic is on full display. We are delighted to highlight some of those efforts in this month’s issue of the Central Valley Higher Education Consortium’s newsletter. Please join us in congratulating two CVHEC board members who have been selected to serve their districts as chancellor. Dr. Kristin Clark has…

Greetings Colleagues and Friends of CVHEC, We are delighted to invite you to this issue of the Central Valley Higher Education Consortium (CVHEC)  e-newsletter. As we hopefully begin to emerge from the year-long pandemic and welcome the spring flowers to the valley, we share some of CVHEC’s highlights since our last issue including a glimpse at how our academic leaders and community collaborate to lead our students forward. First, we want…

Three Fresno-area colleges search for new leaders. You can help decide who gets hired BY ASHLEIGH PANOO FEBRUARY 05, 2021 07:59 AM As several of the Fresno-area’s top college leaders retire or move on this year, it has put the central San Joaquin Valley in a position of searching for three people who will shape the future of higher education in the region. Fresno State, State Center Community College District, and…

Greetings Colleagues and Friends of CVHEC, Welcome to the first issue of the CVHEC E-Newsletter of the new year. We are enthusiastically optimistic for 2021 and all it promises to bring after experiencing one of the most challenging and troubled years in our nation’s history. We hope you all had a restful and enjoyable holiday break and were able to stay safe and healthy as you spent time with your families.   It…

Seasons Greetings to all! The holiday season always brings not only the sense of joy and warmth of family, great friends and colleagues, but serves to bestow wonder to what lies ahead in the new year. But this year feels “different.” Yes, many of us can still aspire to that same holiday cheerfulness, but clearly the year 2020 has wrought a new world that, while we feel somewhat subdued, reinforces gratitude for…

As our Central Valley Higher Education Consortium (CVHEC) member institutions approach the end of a historic and challenging 2020, we are delighted to report that faculty, staff, administrators and leaders have pulled together to continue to deliver a high-quality higher education experience to our Central Valley students. In the midst of this historic pandemic, we can confidently say that there were, and are, heroes on our campuses who stepped up to…

Congratulations CSU Chancellor-select Castro! September 24, 2020   On behalf of the CVHEC Board of Directors, I extend a hearty congratulations to one of our board members, Dr. Joseph I. Castro, president of Fresno State, on his appointment yesterday as chancellor-select of the California State University 23-campus system. A native Californian born and raised in Hanford here in the Central Valley, Dr. Castro exemplifies the very success story that we at…