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California Community College Chancellor hosts a meeting for students

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

May 12, 2020

The Chancellor of California Community Colleges, Eloy Oakley, held a student media teleconference, on May 12, to provide an update on the future for community colleges during the COVID-19 pandemic.   The majority of colleges moved to online distant learning as the pandemic progressed. Chancellor Oakley wanted to explain to all faculty and students that his offices will continue to provide th...

Bakersfield College becomes the first community college to receive the CIQG Award

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

February 10, 2020

Bakersfield College has been selected by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group (CIQG) to be the first community college to receive the 2019 CIQG Quality Award. The award is given annually to one school that has achieved and proven evidence of the standards set by the CIQG. The principles to be met in order to receive the award are, “innovation,...

New law changes California Community Colleges

Isabel Enciso, Reporter

October 2, 2019

AB 705 bill is fixing some problems, but also creating new ones in the California Community College District. This bill requires community colleges to maximize student success in math or English and complete transfer-level courses within a one-year timeframe. Meaning, community colleges will be using high school performance data as a primary measure on where students should...

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