Tag: San Bernardino Community College District

Community Colleges Enrolling for Spring

San Bernardino County, January 10, 2014 – Whether you want to drive 25 miles to the nearest campus or learn online from the comfort of home, you’ll find lots of classes to choose from during the spring semester at local colleges. Start dates at San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) and Crafton Hills College (CHC) are coming up fast on January 13, but there is still time to apply for admission and financial aid. And because the San Bernardino Community College District is offering about 140 additional sections this year, there are still seats available in many classes. Chancellor Bruce Baron explained, “Although for several years, we were cutting back on our course offerings, this year is different. First the voters approved Prop 30 which allowed us to add additional seats, and then our Board of Trustees went even further. They addressed some of the pent-up demand by providing additional funding, above what the state is supporting. This additional funding will allow us to offer classes for almost 6% more students than last year. But, I would remind everyone- classes fill up fast, so don’t delay. Go online and register as soon as possible.” Community colleges like SBVC and CHC provide a many options to students of all ages: continuing education/enrichment, vocational training for a new job or a career change, two-year associate degrees, and transfer courses leading to a four-year university. In the high desert, Victor Valley College offers...

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Fall College Classes Start Next Week

San Bernardino County, CA, August 14, 2013 — Fall semester starts August 19 in the San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD), and registration has begun. Both schools in the district have expanded class offerings that accept enrollment online or in person. And besides traditional courses on campus at San Bernardino Valley College and Crafton Hills College, students can also attend satellite classes at Big Bear High School (see the full list here). SBCCD Chancellor Bruce Baron said, “We are looking forward to the start of the Fall 2013 semester. The faculty, staff and administrators are very happy to have space for additional students in our expanded schedules. In addition to offering new classes and programs, we have been able to add additional sections to some of our most in-demand courses. But, I would remind everyone- classes fill up fast, so don’t delay. Go online and register as soon as possible.” Community colleges are available to assist whether a student wants to complete their first two years of college for an associate degree, transfer to a four-year college or to get job training for a new career, career advancement or a career change. Both SBVC and CHC are fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the accrediting body for California and the Western Pacific. CHC offers more than 35 associate degree programs, 15 transfer degree programs, and 22 occupational...

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