SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – On May 24, San Bernardino Valley College ushered in its newest class of graduating students, and reflected on the many milestones that were achieved by the college’s students, staff, and faculty in the past academic year.
Clad in black gowns and a variety of colorful stoles and tassels, the students were led onto Henley Field by President Diana Z. Rodriguez. She welcomed the thousands of students and family members that filled the stadium, acknowledging the graduate’s achievements and congratulating them on years of dedication and hard work.
The class of 2019 had 244 students graduating with Highest Honors, or a 3.9-4.0 grade point average (GPA), and 174 students graduating with Honors, or a 3.7-3.89 GPA.
The graduating class included 685 graduates from Liberal Arts, 260 from Biology, and 177 from Business Administration. There were also 81 Nursing, 59 Psychiatric Technology, and 10 Middle College High School graduates.
In total, 1,672 students received 2,284 degrees and certificates, resulting in one of the largest graduating classes in the college’s 92-year history.
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