San Bernardino Valley College unveiled the newest set of bricks in the engraved breezeway of the Kinesiology and Athletics Complex. In 2017, the SBVC Foundation unveiled the walkway featuring the names of over one hundred supporters of scholarships to campus students. Each brick is a donation by a campus or community member who has chosen to contribute directly to the academic success of SBVC students.

President Diana Z. Rodriguez spoke to the dozens of attendees at the unveiling, saying, “As a lifetime educator and a lifetime learner, time and time again I have seen the impact that even a little financial support can make in the lives of our students and their families at Valley College.” She discussed the poverty rates of the area and success statistics of under sourced communities, emphasizing that the donors’ support will, “help these students rise up and beat these odds.” The Foundation’s President, Beverly Powell, further explained the purpose and mission of the Foundation in helping students achieve their educational and career goals through financial support.

Following the speakers, a cloth was removed from the walkway to reveal the newest set of bricks for the attendees to see.