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The 2020 Taft College Commencement Ceremony premieres this Friday, August 21 at 7:00 p.m.!

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]OFFICIAL COUNTDOWN: Don’t miss the 2020 Taft College VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY video premiering on the college's YouTube channel on August 21 at 7:00 p.m.! Find us on YouTube.com at Taft College West Kern Community College District. Become a SUBSCRIBER and...

Student Life Updates

The Taft College student trustee and the ASO board reached out to students over the summer to gather questions pertaining to student services and changes to the class schedule with the campus moving online. Find the questions and answers here....

Bookstore Announcement August 3rd

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Attention Taft College Students, The Taft College Bookstore is open for business. You may also shop the bookstore by visiting us at bookstore.taftcollege.edu. We will be only allowing six students in the store at any one time in order to maintain...

Service interruption notice

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]PAY NOW (Credit Card Payments) Cougar Tracks option will not be available  July 24, 2020, 6 am to 7 am.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Taft College Announces 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony on August 21

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]For the first time ever, Taft College will conduct a virtual commencement ceremony in 2020 due to the continuing global pandemic. All Taft College graduate candidates from Fall 2019 and Spring and Summer 2020 have been notified of the event...

Distance Education’s Nicole Avina Receives High Praise at Statewide Online Teaching Conference

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Taft College Distance Education Coordinator Nicole Avina showed California teachers how to get creative with technology in order to make engaging course videos since learning has shifted primarily online. She even developed a new tool that she debuted at...

Dr. Greg Golling Co-Authors Forthcoming Paper on Determining Fin Patterning in Zebrafish

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Below is an Abstract of the scientific paper titled: “Potassium Channel-Associated Bioelectricity of the Dermomyotome Determines Fin Patterning in Zebrafish,” co-authored by Dr. Greg Golling, Taft College Professor of Life Science and soon-to-be-published in the August issue of the journal...

Parents, are you constantly wondering what activities your kids can do THIS summer during the pandemic?

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Taft College has the answer—FREE Virtual Camps in STEM subjects! Yes, we are offering FREE Virtual Camps to children and teens no matter your location. But, better hurry because camps are filling up FAST! Here are current Taft College “STEM CiTE” Virtual...