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In addition to Commencement, Honor Ceremonies, Student Organization Events, and Career Events, the School of Business and Public Administration is proud to host and/or sponsor a variety of events as a part of community engagement. For more information about such events, please visit the links below!


FOMC Flyer 2018

Join the Department of Economics for the Federal Open Market Committee Simulation.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

SRC Solario Room

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm






Free Tax Preparation

VITA flyer Starting February 3, 2018 Dr. Benjamin Bae will be providing FREE Individual Tax Preparation services to Students and Low-Income   members of the community.

 Saturdays 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and by appointment

 Contact Dr. Benjamin Bae for more information at: or call 661-654-2140






BPA Research Day

BPA Research DayBPA will be hosting the 1st Annual BPA Research Conference on Friday, February 23, 2018.






Kern Capital Summit

The CSU Bakersfield Small Business Development Center is pleased to present The Kern Capital Summit at the CSUB Doré Theater. The Kern Capital Summit will feature dozens of   seasoned lenders and other small business investment options. Enjoy a variety of valuable workshops designed to provide information and opportunities on how to find and access capital now! FREE to Students (send us a message for the promo code).

Kern Capital Summit












11th Annual KEDC Energy Summit

Since 2007, Kern Economic Development Corporation has presented the Energy Summit as a forum for energy innovation and development in Kern County.  This regionally-renowned event has served as a timely and relevant platform for information on the various forms of energy as it affects Kern County’s position as a U.S. industry leader.

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2017 SHRM Symposium

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Marriot Hotel 

JA Stock Market Challenge

BPA will be hosting Junior Achievement of Bakersfield for their Annual Stock Market Challenge with local high school and jr. high school kids.

Tuesday, October 17

12 pm to 2 pm in the SRC gym

Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce Business Conference and Expo

The Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce and the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host the region’s largest business event – the 2017 Business Conference & Expo. This event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Rabobank Convention Center, 1001 Truxtun Ave.

The event will open with a conference from 3-5 p.m. that will feature workshops and a keynote speaker to provide insight and tools to enhance your business.Workshops will cover issues relating to health care, finance and technology. The expo, running from 5-8 p.m., will include more than 100 vendors showcasing and selling their products and services. Several local restaurants and caterers will also have some of their tasty fare to sample. 

Contact us

  • 9001 Stockdale Highway Bakersfield, CA 93311     Phone: (661) 654-2157     Fax: (661) 654-2207