SBBCollege Bakersfield will be hosting a carnival to coincide with the College’s 125th anniversary which is being celebrated this year. The event, which is taking place on Friday October 18th, will also mark the opening of the Criminal Justice Museum by the Mayor, Harvey Hall.
The campus will be decked out in carnival-style and delicious finger food and beverages will be available for guests. The Mayor will kick off celebrations with an official ribbon cutting, followed by carnival festivities. The museum, which is located on the campus, will feature artifacts and memorabilia dating back to the Wild West and is officially opened following the carnival.
Matthew Johnston, SBBCollege President, comments: ‘This anniversary marks a significant chapter in the history of this great institution and we are looking forward to celebrating the rich history of this campus. It will be great to see students from past and present enjoying the celebrations.’
SBBCollege was founded in 1888 and is one of the oldest colleges in California and the country. The Bakersfield campus offers computer and medical labs and a learning resource center, and serves the communities of Bakersfield, Porterville, Delano, Ridgecrest, Tehachapi, Shafter, Wasco, Taft, Arvin, California City, Lamont, McFarland, Lake Isabella, Frazier Park, Earlimart, Pixley, Mojave, Bodfish, and other nearby areas.