Hancock Student Liz Pompa to Receive Prestigious Latino Legacy Award

After becoming the first member of her family to graduate from high school, Liz Pompa started working full-time to earn money. She worked in a deli, a clothing store, eventually taking a job as a field worker. Pompa, who will earn an associate degree in photography from Allan Hancock College in May, experienced a moment …

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Boy Scouts Earn Architecture Merit Badges with Help from Hancock

Twelve Central Coast boy scouts earned architecture merit badges thanks to the assistance of Allan Hancock College faculty. The boy scouts were part of the Los Padres Council, which serves the youth of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties.
“It was a great experience,” said Saad Sadig, Hancock architecture instructor. “The boy scouts were able …

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Hancock Nursing Program Ranked in Top Four Percent in the State

The licensed vocational nursing (LVN) program at Allan Hancock College has been ranked among the top four percent of the 165 programs in California according to the website PracticalNursing.org.
“We are very pleased to once again be recognized. We have known for years that our pass rates were among the best in the nation,” said Bonny …

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In-N-Out Burger’s ‘Cover to Cover’ Reading Program Currently at the Library

Children ages four through 12 are invited to participate in In-N-Out Burger’s ‘Cover to Cover’ reading program at the main branch of the Santa Maria Public Library, and branch libraries in Orcutt, Guadalupe, Los Alamos, and Cuyama.
Children will receive a reading log to list books they read.  For every five books read, they will earn …

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Santa Maria Small Business Summit Provides Networking, Education to Take Your Business to the Top

Local businesses will have free networking and educational opportunities at the first ever Santa Maria Small Business Summit. The event, put on by SCORE in partnership with the City of Santa Maria and the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce, will take place April 26 from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Radisson Hotel …

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