Female student in firefighter training class
October 16, 2018

Crafton Hills Fire Academy Hopes to Increase Number of Female Firefighters

The fire academy recently partnered with Edison International to provide scholarships with the goal of increasing diversity among its cadets.

Man working with specialized equipment in protective gear
October 11, 2018

SBCCD awarded $1.8 million to upskill 3,200 Inland Empire workers

The State of California’s Employment Training Panel (ETP) recently announced that it approved a $1.8 million contract with the San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD) to train more than 3,200 workers throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties. This is the largest retraining contract in California awarded by the ETP.

Lorena Guillen Tango Ensemble
October 2, 2018

Lorena Guillen Tango Ensemble offers free performance at Crafton Hills College

The sounds and history of the Tango arrive at Crafton Hills College on Monday, Oct. 8 when the College welcomes the Lorena Guillen Tango Ensemble to campus.

Trinette Barrie in Career Closet
October 2, 2018

New Career Closet looks to boost students' confidence

Confidence is key in any job interview. And – often – that confidence is built on appearance. For some students at Crafton Hills College, being able to afford interview-appropriate attire is often considered a luxury. So, Trinette Barrie, a CHC career counselor, decided to do something about it and established a Career Closet on campus to address that need.

Photo of Jamal Hill
September 24, 2018

2018 Paralympic swimmers compete at Crafton Hills College

Athletes with impairments from all over the country gathered at the Yucaipa-based college to take part in a series of swimming-related meets of varied distances from the 50-meter breaststroke to 200-meter freestyle.

Brent Stockton with his fiancée, Deana, and children, Cash, 2, and Milo, 7.
September 5, 2018

Crafton Grad Receives $5,000 Scholarship from So Cal Gas

A Crafton Hills College Class of 2018 grad and father of two is the latest Roadrunner to win a $5,000 scholarship from the Southern California Gas Company.

New Exec Board Members
August 30, 2018

CHC Foundation Announces New Board Leadership, Members

The Crafton Hills College Foundation’s executive board has some change in leadership heading into the 2018-19 fiscal year.

Aerial view of campus
August 15, 2018

CHC Presidential Search Now Open

The Chancellor and the Board of Trustees of the San Bernardino Community College District have announced that the search is underway for the next President of Crafton Hills College.

Group standing in front of two banners
August 14, 2018

City of Yucaipa and Crafton Hills College Unveil Street Banners

The City of Yucaipa has installed street banners that promote its hometown college, Crafton Hills. Funding for this project comes partly from donations received through the Crafton Hills College Foundation.

Speaker Robert Johnstone at Opening Day event
August 14, 2018

Opening Day spotlights student success

Days before the start of the fall semester, faculty and staff at Crafton Hills College congregated on campus for a day of conversation and idea planning at a scheduled In-Service Day.

Fire Academy Graduates
August 6, 2018

89th Paramedic Class Graduates

Crafton Hills College (CHC) graduated its 89th Paramedic Class on Friday, August 3 at the Redlands Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Photo of Audre Levy
August 1, 2018

Crafton Hills College announces Audre Levy as interim president

As Crafton Hills College continues its search for a new president, longtime educator Dr. Audre Levy will step into the role on an interim basis starting Aug. 10.

Students at Commencement
July 26, 2018

Transferring from Crafton to a private college can be seamless—check it out!

Under a new agreement signed today by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU), California community college students pursuing an Associate Degree for Transfer can receive guaranteed acceptance and a more affordable, seamless pathway to 36 private, non-profit four-year colleges and universities.

Photo of Jim Holbrook
July 24, 2018

Jim Holbrook Bids Farewell to Crafton

Jim Holbrook is stepping into the unknown. After 40 years of teaching, the longtime Crafton Hills College professor of emergency services has retired. His last day was June 30.

Presentation of the check
June 21, 2018

Crafton Receives $10,000 Grant From Bank of America

Crafton Hills College will be able to provide increased opportunities to veterans and students in the first responder programs after receiving a grant from Bank of America.

Rad tech students
June 19, 2018

Crafton Hills College Honored as Statewide "Strong Workforce Star"

Five programs at Crafton Hills College earned the California Community Colleges’ Strong Workforce Stars recognition for improving student employment and wage outcomes.

Campus Closed Fridays June 8-July 27
May 30, 2018

Campus Closed Fridays June 8 - July 27

The campus will be closed on Fridays from June 8 through July 27.

Gordon Alan Clopine
May 29, 2018

Gordon A. Clopine, long-time faculty and friend of CHC, passes away.

Gordon Alan Clopine, age 81, passed away Thursday, May 17 at his home in Beaumont with his loving wife of 39 years by his side.

Maranda Jiles
May 25, 2018

Crafton Hills College celebrates its 46th commencement class

Maranda Jiles knows graduating from college is no easy feat. But it’s possible with a strong support system behind you or – as she called it – “mission control.” Using examples from an article outlining the United States’ effort to fly to the moon during the Space Race, Jiles laid out the steps it took to become part of Crafton Hills College’s Class of 2018 as she reflected on her educational experiences during the college’s 46th commencement ceremony held Friday, May 25.

Valerie Johnson and Dr. Cheryl Marshall
May 22, 2018

Crafton Hills College Foundation Awards $117,000 in Scholarships

The Crafton Hills College Foundation recognized more than 115 scholarship winners during the 2018 Scholars Convocation ceremony held on campus on Friday, May 18.

Women in the Fire Service
May 7, 2018

Women in the Fire Service Open House Aims to Launch Careers

Hosted by CHC’s fire academy and fire tech programs, the multi-hour, hands-on event looked to draw women to the fire service – the biggest hurdle currently facing the industry.

Respiratory Care Program
May 2, 2018

Respiratory Care Program Recognized by CoARC

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) has named Crafton Hills College’s Respiratory Care Program a recipient of the Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Credentialing Success Award.

Microbiology students
April 25, 2018

Microbiology Students Experience Bioluminescence

Christopher Olivera looks for ways to show his students that science is not boring. So when he learned a bioluminescence phenomenon was occurring in Big Sur along the central California coast, the Crafton Hills College instructor of microbiology asked his students: “Why don’t we go and look at it, and found out why it’s happening?”

People enjoying the Herbivore Festival
April 13, 2018

Herbivore Festival on May 6

Colleen Maloney-Hinds founded The Herbivore Festival three years ago with the idea of creating a one-stop destination for those looking for information on how to adopt a plant-based lifestyle. The goal of the event – set for May 6 at Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa – is to squash myths and misconceptions associated with the idea in a judgement-free zone and family-friendly environment.

Woman on fire ladder
April 10, 2018

Women in the Fire Service Open House Set for Saturday, April 28

The Crafton Hills College Fire Academy and the Fire Tech Program proudly presents the 3rd Annual Women in the Fire Service Open House on Saturday, April 28. This is a great opportunity for young women that are interested in pursuing a career in the fire service to learn more about the career pathway.