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Spotlight: First Graduate of BC's Inmate Scholars Program
Bakersfield College saw its first Inmate Scholars Program cohort graduate on August 28, 2019. These seventeen inmate students at Kern Valley State Prison received their associate's degrees after making the decision to utilize this opportunity and better their future with education.
Bakersfield College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 331 J Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org