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California Fire Safe Council receives a grant from Edison International

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

September 23, 2019

Edison International Wildfire Assistance Fund, the parent company of Southern California Edison, awarded the California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) with a $500,000 grant to help the efforts of existing Fire Safe Councils in California while also establishing new ones. “In addition to our Edison Wildfire Assistance Fund efforts to start and strengthen Fire Safe Councils, this...

Catalyst Conference in Long Beach brings security to undocumented students

Katalina Qunitanilla, Editor in Chief

January 25, 2019

Bakersfield College was one of many community colleges that received the Catalyst Grant in December 2018 for $115,000 that will benefit undocumented students attending the college. The California Campus Catalyst is a group of funders, advocates and educators that provide ambition to undocumented students living in fear.  These leaders help students and their families f...

Veteran resource programs grant approved

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

October 17, 2018

The California Community College Board of Governors approved an $8.5 million dollar grant in the 2018-19 state budget to enhance veteran resource centers around California’s community colleges. According to David Lawrence, Veterans Services Specialist, colleges that applied for part of the grant depended on how many veterans were enrolled. “Colleges were allowed to apply f...

Student offers to help BC funds

Nashay Matthews, Reporter

October 3, 2012

Bakersfield College student Dominic Kodysz, 31, wants to help out with improvements at BC by helping to write grants because he is concerned with the safety and education of the students. Kodysz is enrolled in the welding program and this is the first year that he has attended BC, but he has taken classes at Cypress College and Cerro Coso Community College previously. Kodysz...

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