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 Title Email
Lesley Bonds Director, Student Success & Equity
Lisa Kent Program Manager, Equity
Shauna Turner Department Assistant III, Student Success and Equity
Kristina Whitmore Department Assistant, Student Success
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