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Bakersfield College, Cal State Bakersfield receive funding to expand health sciences programs
Bakersfield College and California State University, Bakersfield have been awarded $6 million in federal grants to address disparities and improve community health through education, the institutions announced last week.
Sol on the Street: Tips for success for distance learning
With colleges and universities across the United States announcing online instruction due to COVID-19, students of all backgrounds will be starting their first year of college this week and may need help adjusting to the new normal of online learning.
COMMENTARY: Public Health goes far beyond what takes place in the doctor’s office
As they grapple with the effects of a pandemic, public health workers have shown to be a vital resource for everyone, as they continue to provide concerned communities with important information and guidance regarding COVID-19.
California Endowment’s Tony Iton: Health goes far beyond the doctor’s office
Last week, more than 200 people gathered in front of their computers to attend Bakersfield College’s latest Distinguished Speaker Series event, except this time, it was virtual.
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders attracts thousands to rally
Thousands of people filled the Spectrum Amphitheater in Bakersfield Friday afternoon to attend the “Get out the Early Vote Rally” with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Kern Sol News breaks down Prop 13
As mail-in ballots were sent out earlier this month, Californians who are registered with a preferred party will cast their vote on Proposition 13, the only proposition on the ballot by March 3, 2020.
Bakersfield College introduces Valley-wide health equity collaborative; aims to improve rural health with policy change
Health professionals from across the Central Valley gathered in Delano Friday to discuss at the Rural Poverty and Health Equity Summit a new collaboration that addresses health inequities in rural communities.
BC Delano campus celebrates Filipino American history with guest speaker; encourages ethnic studies
Delano students of all ages joined the Bakersfield College Delano Campus in celebrating Larry Itliong Day and Filipino American history Friday with a series of events with the hopes to emphasize the importance of teaching ethnic studies.