West Hills College Coalinga has been recognized with the highest honor, the Gold Award, in the prestigious Fresno Bee's People Choice Awards for Best College/University. This recognition reflects West Hills College Coalinga's unwavering dedication and commitment to providing exceptional education and a transformative experience to its students.
The Fresno Bee's People Choice Awards is a highly anticipated event celebrating Central California's outstanding businesses and organizations. This year's contest saw an overwhelming response, with over 445,000 votes cast by more than 136,000 voters. West Hills College Coalinga emerged as the clear winner, demonstrating the institution's strong community support and reputation for excellence.
"We are honored to receive the Gold Award in the Best College/University category of the Fresno Bee's People Choice Awards," said Dr. Carla Tweed, President at West Hills College Coalinga. "This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our faculty, staff, and students who consistently strive for excellence. We are grateful for the community's and our students' overwhelming support."
West Hills College Coalinga has long been recognized for its commitment to providing accessible, high-quality education to its students. With diverse programs, dedicated faculty members, and state-of-the-art facilities, the college offers a nurturing environment for students to pursue their academic and professional goals.
The Gold Award in the Best College/University category reflects the institution's ongoing efforts to create innovative learning opportunities and foster student success. Whether through rigorous academic programs, hands-on training, or comprehensive student support services, West Hills College Coalinga remains committed to empowering its students to achieve their fullest potential.
As a recipient of the Fresno Bee's People Choice Awards, West Hills College Coalinga joins an esteemed group of Central California businesses and organizations, including its sister college, West Hills College Lemoore, recognized for their exceptional contributions to the community. This accolade is a testament to the college's dedication to serving its students and the community.
West Hills College Lemoore, the sister institution of West Hills College Coalinga, also garnered recognition in this year's awards. "I'm thrilled to see both West Hills Community College District colleges receive this prestigious award and recognition," said Dr. Kristin Clark, West Hills Community College District Chancellor. "Our two colleges have faculty and staff who go the extra mile to make students feel at home, and they are Relentless in the Pursuit of Student Success."
For more information about West Hills College Coalinga, its programs, and its commitment to student success, please visit westhillscollege.com/coalinga