Cal State Bakersfield President Lynnette Zelezny unveiled the university's 2019-2024 Strategic Plan Wednesday with five goals focused on strengthening student success, developing new programs and addressing regional needs.
A school shooting is a scenario no one wants to think of — let alone experience — but it's clear there is no hiding from the possibility anymore.
Holocaust survivor Jacob Eisenbach, 96, from Lodz, Poland, will be sharing his story of Hitler's Third Reich and issues of hatred, discrimination and intolerance on Nov. 10 at Cal State Bakersfield.
Parking a car at The Marketplace might be less of a headache for Cal State Bakersfield students, but who's to say it'll be there when they come back from class.
Civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi led an inspirational movement across India all on the basis of nonviolence that led to the country's independence from British rule in 1947.
Larry Gonzales Sr. thought his life had reached its greatest potential when he was deployed to Afghanistan at 18.
Many people think being in the Army all comes down to physical strength, but what about knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics?
When two Bakersfield College M.E.Ch.A. and Native American students wrote provocative chalk slogans on Columbus Day in 2011, school officials labeled the act as vandalism and students were warned consequences would follow if it happened again.
Parents, students and members of the community are invited to attend the fifth Kern High School District Community Forum regarding student behavior and school climate.
Cal State Bakersfield's Associate Vice President for Student Affairs James Drnek knows exactly how stressful and daunting the legal process can be for immigrants hoping to become United States citizens.
When one asks Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian what the 2019-20 school year looks like, she doesn't hesitate: "It's going to be our best year yet."
Going to school takes up about one-third of a child's day, and sometimes a student has other passions in life to pursue.
Nikolas Lopez, a senior from Liberty High School, is no stranger to facing discrimination and harassment simply for celebrating the LGBTQ community.
Kern High School District's newest southeast Bakersfield high school will soon have a name attached to it after the top eight entries were revealed to the Board of Trustees Tuesday.
A local teacher whose morning announcement video went viral on social media had the trip of a lifetime in New York last week that included several surprises.
A new school year is well underway at Cal State Bakersfield, and President Lynnette Zelezny has one thing to say about it: it's going to be a busy year.
When Kern High School District Trustee Janice Graves taught at Foothill High School five years ago, one of her male students had a violent seizure.
The Bakersfield College Renegade swimming program will host its 5th annual Free Community Swim Lesson Day from 8 a.m. to noon, Sept. 7 at the BC pool.
A local high schooler was arrested Tuesday morning after Bakersfield Police discovered the student allegedly posted a threat against the Kern High School District on social media.
Cal State Bakersfield is a top choice among students looking for a quality education without spending a fortune on tuition — so much so that the university has been recognized as being among the West's top 10 Best Bangs for the Buck.
Some days at work are harder than others for Delisa Noebel, but being there for someone in crisis is rewarding — and lifesaving.
It's tough to get the attention of hundreds of elementary school children, but sing the morning announcements to the tune of a popular song and you'll have them hooked.
School might not be every student's favorite place to be early in the morning, but maintaining stellar attendance every year brings academic and life success.
Two local students were recently recognized by the California Water Service Group’s sixth annual college scholarship program, and one of which received the grand prize.
An elementary school is a place where a lot of growing takes place — young minds learn something new each day, students develop and mature mentally and sometimes even plants, fruits and vegetables are harvested after a strong season.
Students aren't the only ones scared about going off to college. Often times it's their parents who are even more nervous about the little birds leaving the nest.
What if a student's academic data could be tracked from their first day of school all the way until they graduate college in a way that was not available before? A Kern County pilot program is on its way to do just that.
One of Cal State Bakersfield's best kept secrets — the University Counselor Training Clinic — will soon reopen its doors to Bakersfield residents seeking individual, couple and family therapy.
Bakersfield College’s Renegade Pantry received a $20,000 grant from the Kern Partnership for Children and Families to help alleviate food insecurity among college students.
Whether students were heading to school for the first time or catching up with old friends after a few months apart, the excitement of a new school year was felt across Kern County on Wednesday.
The first day of school is Wednesday for several Kern County schools, and Bakersfield City School District and Kern High School District students might notice a few changes this school year.
Bakersfield College’s Department of Public Safety is holding Active Shooter Response Trainings for the campus community and general public throughout September and October.
Getting a classroom ready for the school year requires more than just pencils, notebooks and glue sticks. Posters, books and decorations enhance learning, but can come at a high out-of-pocket cost.
The sounds of early alarm clocks and school bells ringing are just within a few days' time, whether teachers, parents and kids like it or not.
The first day of school is just a few days away and school supplies are not the only items parents need to cross off their back-to-school checklist.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools office, in conjunction with the Kern High School District, will host the 20th annual Kern County College Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Rabobank Convention Center.
While seeing a rubber chicken fly through the air might not be a typical college campus sighting, it was one of the many activities incoming Cal State Bakersfield students got to participate in to ease their college worries Wednesday.
Cal State Bakersfield’s School of Business and Public Administration achieved reaccreditation from one of the nation’s leading collegiate oversight bodies, which praised the quality of the university’s faculty, dedication to providing students with hands-on learning opportunities and deep en…
If Cal State Bakersfield had a Mount Rushmore of its most outstanding graduates, whose faces would you like to see on it? Now you have the power to decide.
Cal State Bakersfield received more than $7.4 million from donors through the CSUB Foundation in fiscal year 2018-19, a 43 percent increase over the prior fiscal year.