Op-Ed by: BC Professor, Paula L. Parks Ph.D
As seven African American students walked into a committee meeting at Bakersfield College, there were murmurs, frowns, and hostile stares.
Editors note: Retired California State University of Bakersfield professor, Gonzalo Santos, addressed the Bakersfield College Academic Senate Curriculum Committee in regards to two proposed courses.
Two non-credit classes have been proposed by Oliver Rosales to the Bakersfield College Curriculum committee that will cover the history of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers (UFW) movement.
A Bakersfield College (BC) professor was removed from their dual-enrollment class after sharing an inappropriate link to his dual enrollment English class at Arvin High School.
McFarland Unified School District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to showcase the new two-story classroom building.
District Board President Jim Beltran said he was excited for the opening of this new two-story classroom building to be utilized by the students and staff.
On Wednesday morning Arvin celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for the extension of the Bakersfield College campus that will be built on 1001 Varsity Road across from Arvin High School.
The month of May is to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and the impact it has on people’s well being.
The McFarland Unified School District partnered with Bakersfield College to offer students an early college program back in 2019.
Amazon has partnered with more than 140 national local universities and now Bakersfield College will also be an additional partner in their Career Choice Program, which will help employees succeed at Amazon or elsewhere.
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Women’s History Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable women in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.