Hancock Students Achieve State’s Highest Transfer Acceptance Rate To Cal Poly For 16th Straight Year

For the sixteenth year in a row, transfer students from Allan Hancock College had the highest transfer acceptance rate in the state to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo among community colleges that transfer a significant number of students to the respected university. Hancock’s transfer acceptance rate of 64 percent was more than triple the state …

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Members-only Discovery Space Shuttle Launch is this Sunday 10-12!

ATTENTION MEMBERS: You are cordially invited to a special, members-only launch of our newest exhibit, the Discovery Space Shuttle, Sunday, May 21st, 10 a.m. to noon! Come blast off in phase one of our Vandenberg Launch Experience, and make constellation periscopes and nebula pastel drawings with Discovery Museum Artist in Residence Jill Iversen!
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Hancock Honors 21 Retiring Faculty And Staff

After teaching thousands of students about the nuances and magic of chemistry during his 36-year career as a professor at Allan Hancock College, Donald Philbin, known better as D.K., had a difficult time saying goodbye at the end of his final Chemistry 150 lecture.
“I had planned to give a short farewell to the class, telling …

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Marian Regional Medical Center Invites The Community To Celebrate Five-Year Anniversary

SANTA MARIA, CA – MAY 17, 2017 – Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is celebrating its five-year anniversary of the groundbreaking expansion into a new hospital building and recognizing the recent growth as a result.
When the new facility opened its doors in 2012, the hospital doubled in size and has since increased its capacity to continue …

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Be Serenaded On June 4th At The Santa Maria Philharmonic’s Rendezvous

The Philharmonic’s Rendezvous series finishes the 2016-17 season with a special afternoon musical event.  On June 4th at 3:00 pm, enjoy an afternoon of chamber music, fine wine from Cambria Winery and light bites from the Jaffa Café at a beautiful home in Orcutt.  The Philharmonic Players – Maestro Michael Nowak, viola, Emily Lanzone, violin, …

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