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Wing Zone owner awards kids for excellence in school

 

Kristie Ehlers, owner of Wing Zone in Stockton, displays the Award of Excellence given to students in area schools.

By MARC LUTZ
Business Journal Editor

STOCKTON—To say Kristie Ehlers loves children could be an understatement. The Wing Zone franchise owner has known she was going to be a mom and to take care of kids long before motherhood ever happened for her.

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University of the Pacific students take on River of Skulls for Army Corps of Engineers

University of the Pacific students take on River of Skulls for Army Corps of Engineers

50 first-year, transfer and international students volunteered for National Public Lands Day

UOP increases ranking in Wall Street Journal report

The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education has ranked University of the Pacific in Stockton higher than last year.

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UC Merced sees nearly 8,000 enrolled

The University of California, Merced, reported a record-breaking enrollment for fall of 2017. Nearly 8,000 students are attending the coming school year.

The school reported 7,375 undergraduates and 592 graduate students for the year, up 8.6 percent from 2016.

“UC Merced’s record enrollment is fueled by growing popularity and increased demand, as demonstrated by a significant increase in applications and subsequent registrations to our campus,” said Dorothy Leland, chancellor for the school.” We continue to support our students on their academic journeys by placing a strong focus on the development of academic programs, hands-on research opportunities for undergraduates and a growing array of student activities and amenities.”

The school is the fastest-growing university in the U.S. according to the Chronicle of Higher Education... Read More

Gallo connecting with Stanislaus, Merced county schools to develop workforce

 

E&J Gallo works with students to train them in becoming part of its workforce.

By NORA HESTON TARTE
Business Journal Writer
nhestontarte@cvbizjournal.com

MODESTO — E&J Gallo Winery is keeping employment local.

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Spanos family donates to renovate Spanos Center

The Alex G. Spanos Center on the University of the Pacific campus will receive renovations due to a timely donation.

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Program offers students opportunity to plan, work for higher education

 

Students that participate in the Reach for the Stars Academy learn about different subject each summer of the program.

By MARC LUTZ
Business Journal Editor
mlutz@cvbizjournal.com

For seven years, University of the Pacific has been working with students in the Stockton Unified School District to help them get an edge on life after high school through its Reach for the Stars Academy.

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