Bachelor’s Degree Graduates Make California History

Nearly 140 students throughout the state are making history this graduation season as the first in the California Community Colleges to earn a bachelor’s degree through the groundbreaking Baccalaureate Pilot Program.

“This spring we congratulate the first bachelor degree earners in the California Community Colleges. With this pilot program we are furthering the mission of providing tomorrow’s workforce with the education and the skills needed to earn solid middle-class wages and realize the promise of upward social mobility,” said California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley. “We are proud of these graduates for breaking new ground and proud of all graduates at all 114 colleges who earned certificates and degrees.”

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