Tag Archives: degree

Physical therapy program moving into new home

Fresno State students will soon have a new place to practice physical therapy. Located near Barstow Avenue and Campus Drive between the Aquatics Center and the North Gym Annex, the new two-story facility will be home to the physical therapy ...

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Student memorialised in social media campaign

Six months after a tragic vehicle collision took the life of Fresno State alumna Molly Griffin, her family wants to honor her by remembering how Molly lived – with kindness. The family now hopes to make August 26 “Molly Day” ...

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The ideal midsemester experience

“My wife, whenever I’d go off to work and I’d be kind of anxious, she’d say, ‘Remember, have fun.’ Oh, I forgot, thanks for the reminder. Because sometimes we do forget. We take it all too seriously, and there’s a ...

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The stupidest question you’ve ever asked

Have you ever heard someone say, “I hope I can get a job with my major?” I’m sure you have; you may have even said it yourself — I know I have. It is one of those perennial ideas with ...

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Program offers nursing school alternative

The accelerated master’s program through Fresno State’s Nursing Department gives non-nursing students the opportunity to become registered nurses, or enter the nursing field with any bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree.

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Students, get involved

In today’s tough economy, getting a college degree is a necessity if you would like to have any hope of attaining what most would consider a respectable, well-paying job.

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How much is your degree worth? [interactive]

"How much is your degree worth?" Infographic

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Give us more control

A little over a month ago, Professor X, an education columnist for Newsweek magazine’s website dailybeast.com, evaluated a study recently released by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.

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GRADUATES STRUGGLE IN ECONOMY

Approximately 3.5 million students in the United States graduate from college each year, with around 5,000 of them coming from Fresno State. More than a million of these students fail to find a job that pays well and has career potential.

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When degrees aren’t enough

Many Fresno State students have begun to question whether getting a college degree is still a good investment in the current economic climate, especially with rising state university fees and minimal job opportunities. But more than ever before, employment success ...

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Academia and the ‘real world’ not so different from one another

WHEN I TELL PEOPLE MY MAJORS — English and music composition — I usually get some kind of question that generally goes something like “Well what are you going to do with that?”

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