Wednesday , December 7 2022

Education

Cal State San Bernardino makes list of top universities for Hispanics

Cal State San Bernardino makes list of top universities for Hispanics

Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine has ranked California State University, San Bernardino at 35th in its new ranking of Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics. The Top 100 issue recognizes the higher education institutions across the country that enroll the highest number of Hispanic/Latino students. The latest available …

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CSUSB receives $2.4 million grant

Senator Bogh secures grant money

Cal State San Bernardino has receive a $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The money will be used to help students with language barriers who are studying science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) at the university, according to a statement on the university’s website. The NSF grant is …

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District asks for public input in search for new Superintendent

District asks for public input in search for new Superintendent

Following the retirement of Superintendent Harry “Doc” Ervin this past summer, the San Bernardino City Unified School District began the search for someone to fill the role.  Now, the District is asking for public feedback during the process. The Board of Education will hold a community forum on Monday, November …

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Community College District dedicates building in memory of Lois Carson

Community College District dedicates building in memory of Lois Carson

Last week the San Bernardino Community College District unveiled a new name for the Campus Center at San Bernardino Valley College. The Lois Carson Campus Center honors the legacy of the first person of color elected to the SBCCD Board of Trustees, where she served for 24 years. Carson was …

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School district to host Fentanyl Awareness Town Hall

School district to host Fentanyl Awareness Town Hall

The San Bernardino City Unified School District has announced a virtual Fentanyl Awareness Town Hall for Monday, November 7 at 6:00 p.m. to “provide information and resources on the opioid crisis afflicting communities.” The event will feature speakers Steve Filson from the national nonprofit Victims of Illicit Drugs (VOID), and …

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Valley College partners with Amazon for Career Choice program

San Bernardino Valley College has partnered with Amazon to expand educational opportunities for the company’s employees. Amazon’s Career Choice program allows eligible Amazon employees to expand or improve their technical skills or pursue associate’s degrees and certificates through San Bernardino Valley College’s on-campus or online programs, while receiving pre-paid tuition …

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San Bernardino City USD Receives Grant to Expand Dual Language Program

San Bernardino City USD Receives Grant to Expand Dual Language Program

San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) is expanding its popular Dual Language Immersion Program thanks to a $380,000 grant from the State of California. “The California Department of Education Dual Language Immersion Grant (DLIG) is a significant boost to SBCUSD’s efforts to grow the program, which serves about 3,164 …

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Construction begins on new soccer field at Vermont Elementary

Construction begins on new soccer field at Vermont Elementary

Construction is now underway on a new soccer field at Vermont Elementary School thanks to a donation by the McGuire family. The project, expected to be completed in three months, will include leveling the field, installing drainage and special grass, and making it suitable for students to play soccer. “We …

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Richardson PREP HI Middle School Earns 3rd Blue Ribbon Award

Richardson PREP HI Middle School Earns 3rd Blue Ribbon Award

Richardson PREP HI Middle School has once again been named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School, having previously earned the distinction in 2009 and 2016. “Congratulations to the students, families, and educators that make up these outstanding, vibrant and affirming school communities,” Superintendent Tony Thurmond said. “As we continue to …

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