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Bakersfield College Receives $5 Million Grant Designed To Support The Hispanic Serving Institutions Stem Programs, With Focus On Program Expansion And Student Completion
11/23/2021

Bakersfield College has been awarded $5 million for the Step Up to STEM: Start Strong, Stay Strong, Finish Strong project from the United States Department of Education as part of their Hispanic...

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Edible Education Garden At BC’s Panorama Campus To Serve As Learning Space For Students In Culinary Arts, Nutrition, And Agriculture Programs, With Harvested Produce To Benefit The Renegade Pantry; Groundbreaking Event Friday, November 19, 2021
11/19/2021

Adventist Health and the Grimm Family Education Foundation have partnered with the Kern Community College District and Bakersfield College to break ground on the College’s first edible garden. A...

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Bakersfield College Students with Completion of Infectious Disease Training Course to Serve as Contact Tracers in Schools Throughout Kern County
11/09/2021

Bakersfield, CA – Over 20 Renegade students who have completed Bakersfield College’s Public Health course on Infectious Disease Contact Tracing (PBHS B99) are now being onboarded to use their skills...

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Bakersfield College to Receive $6M for Health Education Programs Through Advocacy of Assemblymember Rudy Salas, Check Presentation Marks Over $22M Brought to BC buy Salas Since 2018
11/08/2021

On Monday, Assembly Member Rudy Salas presented $6 million dollars in state funding to expand and implement workforce training programs focused on health education. This is the second time in 2...

Champion for Higher Education 2021

Bakersfield College to be Recognized as Statewide Champion of Higher Education for the 4th time by the Campaign for College Opportunity
11/04/2021

For the fourth time, Bakersfield College has earned statewide recognition for its innovative work to advance student success and completion, as a Champion of Higher Education. On Monday, November 1,...

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KCCD Board Approves "Valley Strong Energy Institute"
10/19/2021

This afternoon, the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees voted to approve the naming of BC's community education efforts linked to the college’s Energy Technology, Transfer and Workforce...

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Bakersfield College To Receive $14 Million In State Funding For New Multi-Use Building With Classrooms And Support Space In Delano
09/28/2021

Bakersfield College and Assemblymember Rudy Salas today announced the construction of a new two-story building for the BC Delano Campus, thanks to $14 million in state funding secured by Salas in the...

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Renegade Football 2021 Season Tickets Now Available
09/08/2021

Football season is back and fans will be returning to Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 6 p.m. as the Renegades face off against the El Camino Warriors! On the anniversary of...

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BC Partners with Greater Bakersfield New Car Dealer Association, WSM Auctions, and More on NEW Automotive Facility
08/23/2021

Bakersfield College will partner with the Greater Bakersfield New Car Dealer Association (GBNCDA), WSM Auctions, and other automotive industry partners on an upcoming automotive facility, to be...

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Kern Transit to offer free rides to BC students throughout fall semester
08/16/2021

Kern Transit will once again be offering free rides for all currently enrolled Bakersfield College students on all Kern Transit 100-routes (ie: Rte 110, 120, etc.) with a valid student ID. Free rides...