Bakersfield College will celebrate the graduating class of 2020 with a special televised event in partnership with KGET-17 and Telemundo at 7 p.m. July 11.

The Kern High School District announced the winners of its 10th annual Promoting Excellence in Activities and Athletics in Kern Awards virtually Wednesday night.

President Lynnette Zelezny announced Tuesday that two Kern County leaders have join the president’s African-American Advisory Council to offer guidance as Cal State Bakersfield pursues its mission to make higher education accessible, equitable and welcoming for all students. 

Bakersfield College officials said Thursday’s Supreme Court decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will allow immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to thrive, work and continue their education in the country they call home.

Cal State Bakersfield President Lynnette Zelezny praised the U.S. Supreme Court for its decision Thursday to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects immigrants who were brought to the country as children and allows them to work.

A local college official says Amazon is looking to hire more than 3,000 people — three times the total required under a subsidy agreement worked out with Kern County officials — to work full- and part-time at a large distribution center the e-commerce giant expects to open this summer just n…

Bakersfield College on Wednesday highlighted a two-week series of events to mark Juneteenth, the annual celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States in 1865.

Bakersfield College is leading a collaboration with the Bakersfield Police Department and Danny Morrison Media to produce a series of virtual conversations and celebrations leading up to June 19 — known as Juneteenth — a date commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

Bakersfield College is partnering with the California Colleges Chancellor’s Office, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, the California Department of Social Services and the UFW Foundation to provide virtual immigration clinics for Bakersfield College students, staff and faculty.