Bakersfield College

Student Success and Equity

Student Success and Equity

Welcome to the Office of Student Success and Equity!

The goal of Student Success & Equity (SS&E) is to increase student success at Bakersfield College by coordinating campus-wide efforts to develop effective onboarding and support mechanisms along students’ pathways toward their educational goals.  Through two state funded grant programs, SS&E provides resources to ensure BC offers effective and widely-accessible matriculation services that will improve entering students’ transition into college.  These core matriculation services include:

Further, SS&E is committed to addressing disparities in access in success among students.  Check out our African American Initiatives, Campus Resources, and L.U.P.E program to learn more.


SS&E Team

Name Position Email Phone Location
Lesley Bonds Director, Student Success and Equity lesley.bonds@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4950
CSS Counseling Area
Lisa Robles Kent Program Manager, Student Success and Equity lkent@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4950
CSS Counseling Area
Shauna Turner Department Assistant III, Student Success and Equity shauna.turner@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4950
CSS Counseling Area