Learn how to promote, engage and gain new customers and donors and develop business relationships by using social media in your business or nonprofit.  A new Social Media for Businesses class is being offered through Allan Hancock College Community Education.
Specific advice and tips are given for using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, blogging, review sites …

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Innovation and tradition:  Training for the jobs of tomorrow

Innovation and tradition have always worked hand in hand. Take Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com, a company that did not exist 20 years ago. Bezos recently purchased The Washington Post, itself a product of 19th century innovation, which was nonetheless struggling to adapt its medium to a world that had transitioned from print to electronic …

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Current students or graduates of Allan Hancock College preparing for a career in investigative law enforcement may be eligible to apply for an Edwin O’Neill Law Enforcement Scholarship, a $10,000 scholarship offered by the Allan Hancock College Foundation.  This year, two O’Neill scholarships of $10,000 each are available.
O’Neill was a pioneer in methods of scientific …

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Be a School Principal for a Day!

Learn more about the challenges facing educators as a means of
strengthening ties between the business and education communities
Business and community leaders from throughout the Santa Maria Valley will once again spend a morning at a local school site to learn more about education.  The annual event will be held on March 12, and is …

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Aspiring and seasoned photographers can learn new skills and become proficient in using digital cameras by enrolling in digital photography classes offered through Allan Hancock College Community Education.  All camera formats are welcome, from 35mm DSLR to compact and point-and-shoot styles.  A Level 1 class covers camera menus, shooting modes and photographic techniques such as …

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