Bakersfield College

Commencement 2018

2018 Commencement Ceremony

Our 104th Commencement took place on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM in Memorial Stadium.

This historical event included:

  • Largest commencement to date - 2,000 students were eligible for graduation.
  • First Baccalaureate Class to Graduate - 7 Graduates received a Bachelors of Science degree in Industrial Automation.
  • First Class of Early Graduates - 38 early college students from the Wonderful Academy received associates degrees before completing high school.
  • First Graduating Corhort of the Kern Promise - A select group of students who piloted and followed a shared responsibility model of guided pathways support to complete their degree in 2 years.
Photo of 2018 Commencement

Videos

Jennifer Garrett, Professor of Music, 2018 McCall Recipient

Dr. Gerhold, Music Department Chair, Sings National Anthem

Richard Van Horn for Industrial Automation

Photos

Commencment 2018 Gallery

Friday May 11, 2018 in Memorial Stadium


African-American
Pre-Commencement

Friday May 11, 2018 in the Indoor Theater

Chicano/Latino
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Outdoor Theater


Delano
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Robert F Kennedy Auditorium, Delano

Industrial Automation Baccalaureate
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 11, 2018 in Renegade Park


Lavender (LGBTQIA+)
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 11, 2018 in FA 30

Pre-Law
Pre-Commencement

Monday, April 23, 2018 in the Fireside Room


Radiologic Technology
Pre-Commencement

Thursday, May 10, 2018 in the Indoor Theater

Veterans
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Levan Center

Kern Community College District