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BC holds transfer day for students

BC holds transfer day for students

September 12, 2019

Students who attend Bakersfield College wait for the day when they can move on to a four-year institution. Bakersfield College held its annual Fall Transfer...

Community colleges announce partnership with University of California in effort to increase transfers

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

April 29, 2018

Community colleges across California are in a partnership with University of California (UC) campuses to try to increase transfers to different UCs. The proposed Enhancing Student Transfer memorandum is focused on creating guaranteed admission for eligible community college students who are looking to transfer. While six of the nine UC campuses currently have transfer guarantee...

Students prepare for transferring

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

December 2, 2015

  The semester is coming to an end, and students are preparing to transfer out from Bakersfield College. Students have met with counselors and gained knowledge about the necessary requirements needed before they are able to transfer. Counselors at BC have reached out to help students become familiar with where they stand when transferring. They offered workshops...

Info on transfers provided

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

March 14, 2013

The Bakersfield College transfer center has begun a semester’s worth of workshops to inform students about different majors and the careers they lead to. One of these workshops was for those interested in psychology, led by CSUB’s Steve Bacon and held on Feb. 28. Bacon, a clinical psychologist and educator, spoke about what being a psychology major really means by...

AA-T degrees becoming a reality

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

March 14, 2013

An Associates Degree of Transfer is a new way of getting students though college quicker and more conveniently. Bakersfield college transfer counselor Sue Granger-Dickson talked about how this new transfer degree came to be and how it benefits students. “[Senator Alex Padilla] got a lot of complaints with how long it took students to get through their community college...

UCs inform on transfers

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

October 3, 2012

Representatives from University of California, Los Angeles and University of California Merced hosted an information day at Bakersfield College to give a variety of information regarding financial aid, background on their schools and requirements. The presentation took place at the Levan Center on Sept. 26. Dustin Noji, the representative from the UC Merced, stated that...

Admission specialists aid in transfers

Daysi Meza, Reporter

September 6, 2012

Cal State Bakersfield held an on-site admissions event Aug. 29-30 in the Fireside Room at Bakersfield College. The main goal was to admit BC students interested in transferring to CSUB in the Winter 2012, and Fall/Spring 2013. Denise Romero, CSUB Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics transfer specialist, coordinated the event and provided answers to questions ...

Transferring a step-by-step process

Crystal Sanchez, Reporter

March 14, 2012

For many students at Bakersfield College, finding a major and taking the steps to graduate can be  difficult. Biology major Oscar Gomez said that finding his major was rather hard. “Finding a major was difficult because I had to find what interested me the most. I had to decide between biology and history. In the end, I went with the one that I loved the most,” he said. Transfer...

A new communications class at BC designed for associate’s degree

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

September 21, 2011

Communication is a fast-growing degree for college students.  According to the Bakersfield College website, in the 2004-05 school year only two people graduated with a degree in communication.  In the 2007-08 school year there were 23 graduates with a communication degree. To meet this demand, Bakersfield College added a new degree to its curriculum this year, Associate...

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