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San Bernardino Valley College

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
701 S Mt Vernon Ave
San Bernardino, California 92410
Phone
(909) 384-4400
School Information
"Founded in 1926, San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) is a comprehensive community college offering a full range of degrees, transfer programs to four-year institutions, and certificates in a wide range of careers. As the original and largest of two colleges in the San Bernardino Community College District, SBVC is a regional leader in career and technical education with programs in nursing, human services, computer information technology, welding, electrical and dozens more. Weekend, online, evening, short-term and distance learning classes are available along with classes in Big Bear." (Source: https://www.valleycollege.edu/about-sbvc/)
General Information
San Bernardino Valley College adopted what it called an "Anti-Racism/No Hate" education. This may include adding "diversity and multiculturalism to degree requirements" and a series of virtual events. SBVC does not currently require Critical Race Training sessions of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • With the adoption of the "Anti-Racism/No Hate" education resolution, SBVC may add "diversity and multiculturalism to degree requirements."
  • Beginning in Fall of 2022, SBVC will require a minimum of 3 semester units to fulfill the Area F: Ethnic Studies requirements for the general education breadth requirement for all students.
Resources
  • The college will continue to host virtual events and professional development activities.
  • The SBVC Committee on Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism has a number of projects, initiatives, and resources in order to focus on anti-racism and inclusive efforts and to eradicate unconscious bias and systemic racism.
  • As part of the Anti-Racism efforts, SBVC participated in a number of Equity Workshops in March and April 2021 with webinar topics including Implicit Bias, Equity, and Anti-Racism.
  • SBVC hosted a webinar discussion of “How to Be an Anti-Racist” by Ibram X. Kendi.
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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