Cal Grants help low and middle-income families

More than 40 years ago the state of California set a goal of providing access to higher education for low and middle income students. That goal became a reality with the passage of funding for Cal Grants. These are cash awards for college aid, and the application window is now open. 2015-16 Cal Grant applications …

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How to receive part-time teaching position at AHC workshop

Community members interested in becoming part-time college instructors now have their opportunity. Allan Hancock College and the Part-Time Faculty Association are hosting a free workshop called “How to Get a Part-Time Teaching Position at Allan Hancock College” on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. in the Forum (C-40) on the Santa Maria campus.
Topics range from …

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Allan Hancock College invites qualified candidates to apply for appointment to the Allan Hancock Joint Community College District’s Measure I Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC). The COC provides oversight to ensure that Measure I bond revenues are expended only for the purposes authorized by law. To be considered for appointment, applicants are required to complete the …

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Resolving to support our children

Traditionally, the beginning of a new year is a time for making resolutions. Some of these promises we keep, and others we break, but the simple act of asserting these goals can sometimes help us focus efforts in the right direction.
Resolutions for parents have circulated for years, and they bear repeating:
•     I will always love …

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President Obama Praises Hancock Music Instructor

Not many people can say they received a thank you letter from the President of the United States. Allan Hancock College music professor Ann Lucas, D.M.A., is on the short list. The director of the Allan Hancock College Singers choral group received a letter from President Barack Obama commending her for leading the charge to …

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