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Gov. Brown talks Prop 30 in Fresno

Gov. Brown talks Prop 30 in Fresno

Story By: Kaitlin Regan, News Editor

October 23, 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown visited Fresno to give a press conference regarding Proposition 30 today. Joining Brown were Fresno City College President, Tony Cantu, Thomas Richards, CEO of The Penstar Group, Larry Powell, Superintendent of Schools for Fresno County and Congressman Jim Costa. During the press...

College faces cuts if Prop 30 fails

College faces cuts if Prop 30 fails

Story By: Kaitlin Regan, News Editor

October 17, 2012

The State Center Community College District and Fresno City College face grim prospects if Proposition 30, the Governor Jerry Brown’s ballot initiative does not pass on election day. Deborah Blue, SCCCD chancellor, said the district is already planning for a $16 million deficit in the event the...

Community College League President explains Prop 30

Community College League President explains Prop 30

Story By: Patrick Forrest, Rampage Reporter

October 17, 2012

The president of the Community College League of California told a Fresno City College audience on Monday to remember to register by the Oct. 22 deadline and to vote on Nov. 6. Scott Lay told a small crowd in the Skylight Room in the OAB about Propositions 30 and 38 and their significance for education. He...

Prop 30 failure could spell doom

Story By: Kaitlin Regan, News Editor

October 3, 2012

California Community colleges, including Fresno City College, will be severely impacted if Proposition 30, the Sales and Income Tax Increase Initiative on the Nov. 6, 2012 ballot fails to pass. Failure will have “a very significant and devastating effect on the services that community colleges...

Changes To Financial Aid Cause Confusion

Story By: Olga Verkhotina, Rampage Reporter

September 5, 2012

With the recent budget cuts, students at Fresno City College are scrambling to find a way to pay for their education and are seeking refuge in the Financial Aid office. Kira Tippins, director of Financial Aid, said that more than 60 percent of the student population is receiving, at least, a Board...

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