Photo of Christina Johle
May 17, 2019

This is Crafton: Christina Johle—Making Children Feel at Home at College

Christina Johle considers her classroom at Crafton Hills College like her home.

Cadets celebrate their graduation
May 14, 2019

CHC Celebrates 100th Fire Academy Class Graduation

Crafton Hills College graduated its 100th Fire Academy Class on Saturday, May 11th at 4 p.m. in the Public Safety & Allied Building. The cadets also performed skills they learned in the academy for the crowd of family and guests.

Photo of Sam Maybrier
April 12, 2019

This is Crafton: Sam Maybrier—Theatre Alum Broadens View of Shakespeare

A former Roadrunner is on their way to travel abroad to study Shakespeare.

Group holding the check from San Manuel
April 12, 2019

Gala Rakes In $125,000

Crafton Hills College Foundation's Garden Party Gala on March 28 brought in $125,000 thanks to the generous support of those who turned out for the affair.

Photo of David Avila
March 20, 2019

David Avila Named 2019 Outstanding Alumnus

David Avila is not a “high profile kind of guy.” So when he was named Crafton Hills College’s 2019 Outstanding Alumni, the longtime volunteer asked himself, “Why me?”

Photo of Ryan Bartlett
March 18, 2019

This is Crafton: Ryan Bartlett—Crafton is home.

The family Ryan Bartlett has built at Crafton Hills College is what has the longtime English professor coming back for more. The smaller class sizes and welcoming environment on campus allows faculty, staff and students to establish meaningful relationships, he explains.

the free college promise
March 5, 2019

SBCCD Launches Free College Promise Program

On Friday, March 8, California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley will join the San Bernardino Community College District and more than 100 high school students to launch SBCCD’s two-year free college promise, offered at Crafton Hills College and San Bernardino Valley College.

Christian Lovell lifting a weight
February 28, 2019

This is Crafton: Christian Lovell - Fitness Center 'Works Out' for Him

Christian Lovell wants to help others discover a passion for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Janine Ledoux examines a box of donations
February 22, 2019

From Cupboard to Cupboard: Community donation helps students with food insecurity

A chance meeting between officials from Crafton Hills College and Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County has resulted in a new collaboration to combat food insecurity on campus.

President Kevin Horan
February 5, 2019

CHC Welcomes Ninth President

Dr. Kevin Horan is officially a Roadrunner. Crafton Hills College installed the longtime educator as its ninth president on Friday, Feb. 1, during an Investiture Ceremony held in the Finkelstein Performing Arts Center.

Thomas McGovern, Renée Azenaro and Juan Delgado pose in the CHC Art Gallery, now showing i.e. vistas, through February 15.
January 24, 2019

Exhibit explores the Inland Empire through poetry, photography

Now on exhibit at the Art Gallery, i.e. vistas explores the heritage, landscape, memory, and reality of the communities that make up the Inland Empire.

Photo of Dr. Kevin Horan
January 22, 2019

Community Invited to Investiture of Ninth President

Crafton Hills College will welcome its ninth president at an investiture ceremony and reception on Friday, Feb. 1 from 3 to 5 p.m. "Elevating Excellence: Making Community and Campus Connections" is the theme for this important event. The public is invited.

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