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June 29, 2021

Grant Money Boosts Success at the Finish Line

Crafton Hills College, in Yucaipa, has added a new source of support for students who could use a boost: an emergency grant program known as "Finish Line."

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June 29, 2021

From Addict to Graduate: How Lance Andrews Found Success in the Allied Health Field

Lance Andrews' path to becoming a 2006 Crafton Hills College graduate tested his grit and determination to build a better life for he and his family.

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June 29, 2021

CHC Foundation Awards Scholarships

The Crafton Hills College Foundation awarded $154,718 in scholarships to 233 students in May 2021. Funding for the scholarships was made possible by more than 15 organizations and 100 individual donors. A team of close to 50 reviewers who consist of employees, retirees, Foundation directors, and members of the community volunteer their time to read through each of the applications and determine the students who best meet the criteria for each of the various opportunities.

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June 29, 2021

2021-2022 Student Senate

On May 3 through May 7, Crafton Hills College students voted virtually to elect their student senate executive officers.

Kirsten Colvey Retires After More Than 40 Years at Crafton Hills College
June 29, 2021

Kirsten Colvey Retires After More Than 40 Years at Crafton Hills College

After more than 40 years working to lift up students and helping them to achieve their goals at Crafton Hills College (CHC), Dean of Student Services and Student Success Kirsten Colvey is retiring.

Bank of America Grant will Support Crafton's First Responders
June 29, 2021

Bank of America Grant will Support Crafton's First Responders

The Crafton Hills College Foundation recently received a $10,000 award from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation for its work to support students in need.

A Focus on Equity: Math and English Completion Rates for Students at CHC
June 29, 2021

A Focus on Equity: Math and English Completion Rates for Students at CHC

The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) recently published a report outlining the progress that California community colleges have made in helping students complete transfer- level math and English as encouraged by AB 705, a State law aimed at increasing success rates, especially for traditionally underperforming populations. The PPIC report focuses on the degree of racial equity in student outcomes. The report offers evidence demonstrating not only statewide progress in achieving transfer- level math and English milestones but also specific college level data showing the progress that each college has made towards helping students complete transfer-level math and English and towards mitigating racial or ethnic inequity in these outcomes.

One Book One College Essay Contest
June 24, 2021

One Book One College Essay Contest

Amongst the many Spare Parts One Book One College activities, CHC held an essay contest with the winners invited to meet with President Horan and their works to be published in our literary magazine,The Sand Canyon Review. Prizes were awarded to: Hardships"

SoCalGas Awards Crafton Grad with $5,000 Scholarship
June 24, 2021

SoCalGas Awards Crafton Grad with $5,000 Scholarship

Recent Crafton Hills College grad Alexander Manjarrez has received a $5,000 boost from Southern California Gas Company.

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June 22, 2021

Virtual Student Recognition Awards

Each year, Crafton Hills College faculty and staff select a "Student of the Year" from their respective departments.

Vaccine Clinic at CHC is a Success!
June 22, 2021

Vaccine Clinic at CHC is a Success!

On Thursday, May 20, Crafton Hills College opened the Crafton Hall facility as a pop- up vaccine clinic. In partnership with Kaiser Permanente, 105 individuals ages twelve and over were able to receive their first of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccines on a walk-in basis.

Honors Completers Celebrate Program Completion
June 22, 2021

Honors Completers Celebrate Program Completion

Thirty-eight students who participated in the Crafton Hills College Honors Institute are graduating or transferring this semester.

Senator Bogh Visits CHC Fire Academy
June 22, 2021

Senator Bogh Visits CHC Fire Academy

On Friday, May 14, California State Senator for District 23 Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh took time to visit the Crafton Hills College Fire Academy and the site of the future East Valley Public Safety Training Center (EVPSTC).

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June 22, 2021

New Works Festival at CHC is a Hit Around the World!

The Crafton Hills College Theatre Department presented the second annual New Works Festival "Never Tell Me the Odds" May 5-9. Over the course of the weekend, 60 ten-minute and one-act plays were presented. Over half of these plays were directed by Crafton students or faculty, and most of the actors were Crafton students.

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June 22, 2021

Free College Promise

A virtual celebration was held on May 14 to recognize the 83 graduates earning a degree or certificate from the first cohort of the Free College Promise Program. Sixty- two of the graduates have maintained a 3.0- 3.99 grade point average while eight of the students earned a perfect 4.0 in their two years at CHC.