West Hills Community College District Announces Reaffirmation of Accreditation for Coalinga College and Lemoore College.

The West Hills Community College District is proud to announce that Coalinga College and Lemoore College have successfully reaffirmed their accreditation from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) for the next seven years.

"We are proud to announce our affirmed accreditation for the next seven years," said Dr. Carla Tweed, President of Coalinga College. "This recognition reflects the hard work and dedication of our entire team. Thank you to Dr. Sam Aunai, our Vice President of Educational Services, for his exceptional leadership in preparing our report."

"We received a 7-year reaffirmation with no recommendations for improvement, a first in our accreditation history," said James Preston, President of Lemoore College. "This is a testament to the incredible work we do together as a college and district. Thank you to everyone involved."

The ACCJC commended Lemoore College for its outstanding Open Educational Resources/Zero Textbook Cost (OER/ZTC) program, which significantly contributed to equity and student success.

"This reaffirmation of accreditation reflects the dedication and hard work of our faculty, staff, and administration at Coalinga College and Lemoore College," said Dr. Kristin Clark, Chancellor of the West Hills Community College District. "Their commitment to excellence and student success is evident in these outstanding accomplishments."

The West Hills Community College District remains committed to providing high-quality education and fostering an environment of continuous improvement and student achievement. This reaffirmation of accreditation is a significant milestone in the district's ongoing mission to serve its students and communities.

For information about Coalinga College visit: coalingacollege.edu

For information about Lemoore College visit: lemoorecollege.edu