Education

Proceeds benefit veterans to attain debt-free higher education

  William Jessup University hosts its fourth annual Veterans Honor Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, paying homage to fallen veteran Victor Dew of Granite Bay. Proceeds from the ru ...

Five running for three seats on Rocklin school board

Rocklin voters will have the chance in November to significantly influence the direction of the Rocklin Unified School District with five candidates running for three available sea ...

Neighborhood activists upset with proposed development near Rocklin's Sierra College

Some Sierra College neighbors are upset they have not had much input for a proposed development planned for Rocklin Road between El Don Drive and Sierra College Boulevard. The pro ...

William Jessup University again ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges

    William Jessup University, a residential four-year private university in Rocklin, ranked second in the Regional Colleges West category; second in the Best Colleges ...

Rocklin teachers strike still looming

“One percent can’t pay the bills” was the sentiment (and a sign) Wednesday as more than 100 parents took to the streets at nearly every Rocklin elementary school ...

William Jessup rolls out red carpet for new students

  The first day on a college campus can be an intimidating one for most incoming freshmen. Setting up the dorm room, trying to make new friends, learning the campus layout, ...

Sierra College offers free tuition for first year

Rocklin – To help reduce the financial burden that college can place on students, Sierra College has implemented an initiative that provides free tuition for the first full y ...

West Park High School to alleviate congested district

Shovels hit the dirt last Friday as city leaders, students and parents geared up for the first groundbreaking event at what will be the sixth high school in Roseville on Fiddyment ...

Measure E barely retains 55 percent it needs to pass

When Sierra College opened its doors in 1961, only 1,500 students took courses there. Now, more than 20,000 students attend the junior college every semester.  No bonds had b ...

Gaines introduces bill to help families save for college

Tuesday was National 529 College Savings Plan Day and Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) is highlighting his Senate Bill 1218, legislation that will help families save money for coll ...

Middle-schoolers encouraged to stay away from drugs

In an effort to keep youth off the streets and away from drugs, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department takes a hands-on approach. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office br ...

Roseville gets new superintendent

The Roseville Joint Union High School District has hired a new superintendent for the district, who has 29 years of education experience. Dr. Denise Herrmann accepted a three-year ...

Whitney students among 16 regional winners in statewide film contest

Directing Change Program & Film Contest announced the regional finalists in the sixth annual student film contest that empowers young people to start important conversations in ...

Startup night at Rocklin Hacker Lab

College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. Tonight, Sierra College with Hacker Lab wi ...