On December 27, 2016 the Jordan College and Ag One lost a dear friend, Dr. Vincent E. Petrucci, at the age of 91.
Dr. Vincent E. Petrucci, professor emeritus of viticulture at Fresno State, will be remembered as a wonderful man who inspired and trained generations of young people for the grape industry. Few people have had an impact on the lives of students and an industry more than Dr. Petrucci.
To honor their father, the family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made payable to the Ag One Foundation for the Vincent E. Petrucci Endowment (est. 1994) in support of scholarships for deserving viticulture and enology students, or to support the Vincent E. Petrucci Library Endowment (est. 1996).
To donate online, please select the following link:
Vincent E. Petrucci Scholarship Endowment or the Vincent E. Petrucci Library Endowment or contact Ag One at (559) 278-4266 for more information.
A guiding force for the 'New California'
With agriculture in the spotlight more than ever before, the Jordan College is providing a record number of students with a quality, hands-on education in the world's leading and most diverse agricultural area.
The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology offers outstanding programs to prepare leaders in the traditional areas of agriculture, including animal science, plant science, agricultural education, viticulture and agricultural business.
We also offer distinguished programs in areas uniquely related to agriculture, including industrial technology, food science and nutrition, enology, child development, family science and fashion merchandising.
Partnering in innovative new research
Our new 30,000-square foot Jordan Agricultural Research Center enables university and industry researchers to discover and investigate the most advanced concepts and practices in agriculture, food and natural resources – reinventing Fresno State as a leading research institution.
Charting a new direction
With the recent naming of Jordan College Sandra Witte and Fresno State President Joseph Castro, Fresno State is committed to expanding its offerings to agricultural students and the San Joaquin Valley. The Jordan College's emphasis on providing students with innovative and career-advancing experiences is reflected in recent reports by the President's Commission on the Future of Agriculture and Water Task Force.
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