PUENTE Alumnae Return to San Bernardino Valley College

Proud graduates of the Puente Program, Alma Lopez and Elizabeth Banuelos return to San Bernardino Valley College as staff members.  Learn more about their story here.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018 Puente Scholars!

The Puente Project is proud to announce our annual Puente Statewide Academic & Leadership Award recipients.  An impressive  202 students throughout California sent in applications that were thoroughly reviewed for academics, community leadership involvement and personal statements.

In order to be considered for the award, applicants had to meet the following eligibility criteria:

First Annual Puente Writers' Conference

Approximately 42 Puentistas from across California and Texas participated in our first annual Puente Writers’ Conference, held in late June at UC Riverside. Led by Creative Writing Professor Alex Espinoza (CSU Los Angeles), the Puentistas spent five days reading, writing, and learning about their craft while getting to know one another and experiencing campus life as summer residents.