education brief

Rocklin boys, girls delegates picked

The American Legion Post 620 and the American Legion Auxiliary have selected Boys and Girls State delegates for the 2011 summer session. Brett Fessenden, Stephanie Nguyen and Zacha ...

Rocklin seniors get national honor

The College Board has recognized three Rocklin High seniors through the National Merit Scholarship program. Students were selected from among the 1.5 million PSAT test takers in Oc ...

William Jessup, Sierra help youth

William Jessup University and the Sierra College Foundation are asking for donated laptops to support a new program called “Fostering Care in Education” and designed to assist ...

Rocklin resident earns degree

Ross Fernandes of Rocklin recently earned a degree from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has earned his master’s degree of Science Educational Leadership. ...

DAR Good Citizen honoree named

DAR Good Citizen honoree named Amelia Lowell has been selected as the Rocklin High School Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen of the Year. Lowell, a senior at Rock ...

Sierra student to visit NASA this Nov.

Brennen Proffit of Sierra College in Rocklin has been selected to travel to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville Nov. 3-5 to participate in a three-day, on-site eve ...

Sierra College gets federal grant

Sierra College has just received notification that it is the recipient of a five-year federal TRIO Student Support Services grant for a total of $1,098,855. The first year funding ...

William Jessup offering discounts

William Jessup University’s School of Professional Studies is continuing to offer discounted courses geared for degree seeking students who are having trouble getting into commun ...

Gayaldo earns dean's list

Maci Gayaldo has been named to the dean’s list at San Diego State University, college of health and human services. Gayaldo is beginning her senior year at San Diego State where ...

Volek named prez of alliance

The members of the National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators selected John Volek, dean/director of athletics at Sierra College, to serve as president for the al ...