Kevin Horan (second from left), ninth president of Crafton Hills College, is welcomed by SBCCD Trustee Gloria Macias Harrison, Chancellor Brue Baron, SBCCD Trustee Frank Reyes, and CHC Student Trustee Elijah Gerard.
January 14, 2019

CHC President Charts Course with Faculty, Staff

Kevin Horan wants to change the way students come through the door at Crafton Hills College. Just days into his tenure as the College’s new president, Horan spoke about his plans for CHC at a staff Spring In-Service Day held Jan. 11.

Respiratory Therapy Graduation
December 21, 2018

Crafton's Respiratory Therapy program graduates 40th class

Graduation season continues at Crafton Hills College with the latest Respiratory Therapy class celebrating its success on Dec. 13.

2018 EMT Graduation
December 21, 2018

Crafton Hills College recognizes 'compassionate' 2018 Fall EMT class

A path to enter the emergency services field has been opened for 64 Crafton Hills College students after successfully completing the Yucaipa-based institute’s 2018 Fall Emergency Medical Technician certification program.

Fire Academy Graduation
December 19, 2018

Teamwork, determination helped build Crafton's 99th Fire Academy Class

While some roadblocks were thrown its way – one student dealt with a cancer scare and another faced potential financial troubles – cadets rallied around one another and worked collaboratively to find solutions when needed.

People enjoying the Foundation Luncheon
December 18, 2018

Foundation Connects with Community

"Thank you for being a friend" is not just a motto made famous by a 1980s sitcom, but a phrase that served as the unofficial theme for the Crafton Hills College Foundation's Friends Luncheon held on Nov. 30.

Paramedic class
December 10, 2018

Crafton Hills College recognizes 'hard-working' Paramedic Class 90

Dedicated, smart, supportive, compassionate and hard-working are adjectives Kathryn Crow used to describe Crafton Hills College’s most recent class of paramedics.

Student and instructor at a computer
December 4, 2018

Free Job Readiness Certificate Begins in January

Crafton Hills College is offering a Job Readiness Certificate targeting job skills and employability. The series of free noncredit courses provide training necessary to be competitive in the job market or to advance in a career, and are being offered as evening courses in Yucaipa and on campus.

Lilian Vasquez
November 26, 2018

"Friend" Us for Lunch this Friday!

The public is invited to learn more about the Crafton Hills College Foundation and its work during a planned luncheon hosted this Friday.


Dr. Kevin Horan
November 20, 2018

Dr. Kevin Horan Named Ninth President

San Bernardino Community College District Chancellor Bruce Baron announced today that he has selected Dr. Kevin Horan, vice president of instruction and student services of Los Medanos College, as his choice to become the ninth president of Crafton Hills College in Inland Southern California.

Painting by Kendall Johnson
November 14, 2018

Art Gallery 'Melts' with works by Kendall Johnson

Kendall Johnson wants you to touch his art. The Claremont-based artist is okay with those viewing his works to run their hands along his paintings to connect with them on a different level.

Dr. Eric Bishop (top left), Dr. Kimberlee Messina (top right),  Dr. Lisa B. Rhine (bottom left), and Dr. Kevin Horan (bottom right).
November 5, 2018

Meet Crafton Hills College Next President at Nov. 13 Candidate Forum

Advisory committee of faculty, staff and students have narrowed national search to four candidates


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.