News and Announcements

April 21, 2017City of Santa Maria Officially Declares April 26, 2017 "Allan Hancock College Foundation Day" in Honor of Foundation's 40th Anniversary

The Foundation has been supporting Hancock students since 1977… Read More »

April 18, 2017Hancock Faculty Recital Set For Thursday, May 4

Featuring Hancock's own music department faculty members… Read More »

April 17, 2017Wide Variety of Summer Classes Offered in Santa Maria

Complete your general ed, or try something out for fun this summer… Read More »

April 14, 2017Hancock to Host Yell Mujer Conference April 29 to Empower Female Students to Be Bold for Change

Teaching young women to be confident in themselves and to aim for success! … Read More »

April 14, 2017Allan Hancock College Foundation Awards Scholarships to Help Students Transition From Noncredit to Credit Classes

Providing relief for undocumented students looking to start or continue their education… Read More »

April 14, 2017Nineteen Students Graduate From Hancock's CORE Custody Academy

A group of decidicated, hard-working individuals… Read More »

April 12, 2017Hancock Basketball Player Dominic Jackson Signs With Texas A&M International

Hard work pays off for an outstanding student athlete… Read More »

April 11, 2017Hancock Youth Dancers Present "Pinocchio" in a Magical Moments Production

The classic tale to be told through a variety of music and different forms of dance… Read More »

April 11, 2017Renowned Guest Performers Featured in Hancock's Folklorico!

A celebration of Mexico's lively and diverse culture… Read More »

April 17, 2017Allan Hancock College Singers to Perform Classic Showtunes and Broadway Hits During Spring Concert on May 11

A little something for everyone to enjoy… Read More »

April 07, 2017Hancock Student Victor DeAlba Receives Prestigious Coca-Cola Gold Scholarship

Recognition for years of hard work… Read More »

April 07, 2017Gene Haas Foundation Donates $30,000 to Hancock's Machining Manufacturing Program for Second Straight Year

Helping students gain access to better equipment, host events and workshops, and attend competitions… Read More »

April 07, 2017Hancock's Friday Night Science Event To Feature New Demonstrations, Exhibits and Stage Show On May 5

Combining fun, learning, and fundraising… Read More »

April 07, 2017There Is Still Time to Support Hancock Clubs in Inaugural Love Your Club Crowdfunding Campaign

Help a club at Hancock reach their goal… Read More »

April 06, 2017Soaring To New Heights: Hancock Track and Field's Brent Dionisio Seeks Redemption and State Title

After a brief hiatus, Dionisio returns as a patient and focused athlete ready to take the win… Read More »

April 05, 2017Interested In a Career In Healthcare? Apply Today For Hancock's Medical Assisting and Medical Billing and Coding Programs

California has the highest employment rate in both medical assisting, and medical billing and coding… Read More »

April 04, 2017Three Hancock Women's Soccer Players Sign With Waldorf University

The first women's soccer players to sign with four-year universities in four years… Read More »

April 03, 2017Allan Hancock College To Celebrate Partnership With Fresno State, Hosts Bulldog Day April 12

Not just for those who gave been accepted, but also interested in what Fresno State has to offer… Read More »

March 31, 2017Hancock's Summer and Fall Credit Class Schedules Available Online April 10; Registration for Both Semesters Starts May 1

Register for summer semester, or fall-- or both!… Read More »

March 29, 2017Former NASA Astronaut Encourages Students to Dream Big

An inspiring event that hosted a crowd of nearly 800… Read More »

March 29, 2017Hancock To Honor 1972 State Championship Baseball Team During Special Pregame Ceremony Thursday, March 30

The team that won the college's first baseball state championship 45 years ago… Read More »

March 29, 2017New State Data Show Big Wage Gains For Students Who Earn Associate Degrees Or Certificates at California Community Colleges

Earning a degree or certificate from a California community college can lead to a well-paying career… Read More »

March 23, 2017Hancock Presents the Annual Fine Arts Faculty Show

Featuring a broad range of media from Hancock's own artist-teachers… Read More »

March 23, 2017Boy Scouts Earn Architecture Merit Badges With Help From Hancock

The second year in a row Allan Hancock has been involved with the Boy Scouts merit program… Read More »

March 16, 2017Community Invited to Hear From Former NASA Astronaut José Hernández At Hancock March 28; Free Event Targets Launching the Next Generation of Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

He had a dream to become an astronaut while he was working in the fields and made it a reality… Read More »

March 14, 2017Hancock Student Liz Pompa to Recieve Prestigious Latino Legacy Award

A student, leader, and advocate for Latinos… Read More »

March 14, 2017Inaugural Love Your Club Crowdfunding Campaign to Feature Ten Hancock Clubs and Programs In Need of Community Support

A unique opportunity to empower Hancock clubs and the community… Read More »

March 13, 2017Hancock Nursing Program Ranked in Top Four Percent in The State

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March 06, 2017Spring Fast Track Classes At Allan Hancock College Offer College At The Speed Of Life

Great for busy students who are looking to fit more classes into their schedule… Read More »

March 06, 2017Hancock's Victor DeAlba Named To All-California Academic First Team

A position determined by a student's grades, leadership, and community service… Read More »

March 03, 2017Hancock To Host Sixth Annual International Women's Day March 8

Focusing on empowering, respecting, and appreciating women… Read More »

March 02, 2017Hancock Students Shine At SkillsUSA Competition

Participating students earned a combined total of 17 medals… Read More »

March 01, 2017Allan Hancock College Foundation Board Welcomes Six New Directors

Brought together to support the students and the school with their collective knowledge and great enthusiasm… Read More »

February 27, 2017Registration Is Under Way For Spring Short-Term Classes

A great option for students who need to fit more classes into their schedule… Read More »

February 24, 2017United States Olympic Committee Awards Medal to Hancock Coach Mike Ashmore For His Work With Silver Medalist Josh Prenot

Well-deserved recognition for Coach Mike Ashmore… Read More »

February 22, 2017Professional Dancers From "Dancing With The Stars" To Hold Latin Dance Class At Hancock Feb. 25; Class Is Open To Public

A class for those who enjoy watching or performing the art of dance… Read More »

February 21, 2017Fine Arts Retirees Celebrated In Dance Spectrum

Honoring retirees Shelagh Garren, Bob Nichols, and Deborah West… Read More »

February 21, 2017Hancock Women's Basketball Earns First Playoff Bid Since 1995, Faces Santa Ana in First Round of SoCal Regionals

Despite losing their starting point guard, the Lady Bulldogs pull through and earn themselves a spot in the postseason… Read More »

February 16, 2017Hancock Offers Short-Term Classes At Vandenberg AFB, All Courses Are Open To The Public

Earn college credits quickly with these six to eight week courses… Read More »

February 16, 2017Hancock Concert Band To Perform Annual Spring Pops Concert March 11

Featuring a mix of musical selections ranging from patriotic to classical to Disney… Read More »

February 15, 2017Allan Hancock College Board of Trustees Adopts Resolution To Support Diversity, Unity, and Undocumented Students

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February 14, 2017Hancock Raises More Than $3,500 To Help Local Residents Battling Cancer

There was more than a 220 percent jump between what was raised this year compare to last year… Read More »

February 10, 2017Hancock Offers Classes and Certification in "Green" Gardening

Learn how to create beautiful landscapes that are efficent, functional, and eco-friendly… Read More »

February 07, 2017Spring Short-Term Classes At Allan Hancock College Offer College At the Speed of Life!

A great option for students looking to complete a general education or major-related class quickly… Read More »

February 03, 2017Playing With A Purpose: Hancock Seeks Community Support During Carney's Coaches vs. Cancer Event Feb. 8, Event Benefits Mission Hope Cancer Center

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January 30, 2017Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Spring Semester

Start off the spring semester Bulldog style… Read More »

January 26, 2017Hancock Offering Free Noncredit Courses in the Santa Ynez Valley

Available for community members interested in learning a new skill or hobby… Read More »

January 25, 2017Register Now For Spring Community Education Classes

Classes offered throughout the community and at all college locations… Read More »

January 23, 2017Hancock's Open Access Career Lab Is A Valuable Resource For Unemployed and Underemployed

Free professional instruction and guidance determining career goals, developing a resumé, and finding a job… Read More »

January 20, 2017Hancock Welcomes American Welding Society To Campus, Offers Networking Opportunites For Students

The first event of its kind… Read More »

January 20, 2017Saturday Hancock Classes Offered At Vandenberg This Spring

A great opportunity for busy students… Read More »

January 18, 2017Youth Dance Classes Offered Through Hancock's College For Kids Program

Nearly 20 youth dance classes available to choose from… Read More »

January 17, 2017Hancock Track and Field To Host Clinic Feb. 11

A unique training opprotunity for young athletes… Read More »

January 17, 2017Register Now For Spring Classes! Online Registration Ends January 22

Semester-length and eight-week classes are still available… Read More »

January 13, 2017Allan Hancock College Proudly Presents The Annual Fine Arts Student Show

Featuring works created in a broad range of media all taught on campus… Read More »

January 13, 2017Hancock Community Education Offers Three Days of Registration Assistance For New Online Application

Get help registering for your Community Ed classes… Read More »

January 12, 2017Registration is Under Way for Spring Fast Track Classes

Spring Fast Track classes, the Concurrent Enrollment program, and spring Community Education classes… Read More »

January 12, 2017Allan Hancock College Offers "START" Sessions for New and Returning Hancock Students

A necessary step to complete prior to enrolling in classes at Hancock… Read More »

January 10, 2017Allan Hancock College Announces Spring 2016 Deans' Honor List

Recognizing students' academic achievements… Read More »

January 10, 2017Online Classes Are a Popular Choice For Students

A convenient way to take classes, great for busy students… Read More »

January 09, 2017Registration Continues for Spring Classes in Santa Maria, Classes Begin the Week of Jan. 23

Students will be able to fufill their general education requirements and also have the option to gain hands-on experience… Read More »

January 06, 2017Hancock Recognized As a White House Healthy Campus, Administration Invited to White House Ceremony

Hancock's Student Health Services diligently spread the Healthy Campus program's message… Read More »

January 05, 2017Registration Under Way for Variety of Online Classes

Coursework can be completed at home or on campus computers at their own pace… Read More »

January 04, 2017Early Childhood Studies Classes Enhance All Career Options, Classes Offered This Spring at Allan Hancock College

For students interested in careers as teachers, child psychologists, social services workers and other related fields… Read More »

January 04, 2017Hancock Offers Spring Classes in the Santa Ynez Valley

Intro to winemaking and wine tasting sales among classes offered… Read More »

January 04, 2017Spring 2017 Classes Offered in the Lompoc Valley, Classes Start the Week of Jan. 23

Students interested in pursuing a career in public safety have dozens of courses to choose from… Read More »

January 03, 2017REGISTER NOW FOR SPRING CLASSES! ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS JANUARY 22

Computers are available for student use… Read More »

December 21, 2016Spring Short-Term Classes Offer College at the Speed of Life!

Art, business, graphics among classes offered… Read More »

December 20, 2016Allan Hancock College Swears In New Police Chief Paul Grohowski

Several local dignitaries in attendance… Read More »

December 20, 2016Veteran Hancock Police Shares Inspirational Message with Guadalupe Middle School Students

Officer Richard Ramirez has served nearly 50 years in law enforcement… Read More »

December 20, 2016Financial Aid Helps Allan Hancock College Students

Application process is quick and easy!… Read More »

December 20, 2016Spring Schedule at a Glance Available Along the Central Coast, Register Today!

Hundreds of classes offered… Read More »

December 16, 2016Hancock Academic Counselor Sworn in to Guadalupe City Council

Antonio Ramirez looks forward to serving his hometown for the next four years… Read More »

December 14, 2016Allan Hancock College Swears in New Trustees

New members represent Trustee Areas 2 and 4… Read More »

December 14, 2016Online Classes are a Popular Choice for Students

Complete a class at your own pace!… Read More »

December 14, 2016Hancock Fire Academy Graduates 22 Cadets

Each cadet completed 624 hours of classroom and manipulative skills training… Read More »

December 09, 2016Register Today for Spring Classes at Allan Hancock College

Many classes start the week of January 23… Read More »

December 09, 2016Twenty-nine Recruits Graduate From Hancock's Law Enforcement Academy, Including 25 With Jobs Lined Up With Local Agencies

Recruits began the training process in late July… Read More »

December 09, 2016With Finals Week on the Horizon, Therapy Dogs Bring Smiles to Hancock Students' Faces

Organizers plan to make the visit a tradition every semester… Read More »

December 06, 2016Hancock Teams Up With Toys For Tots During Annual Lady Bulldog Classic Dec. 9-10, Tournament Opens Friday

Bring an unwrapped toy worth $10 and receive free admission… Read More »

November 30, 2016Hancock Reassures Its Undocumented Students Amid Post-Election Fears

Unity Week events happening on campus Dec. 2-7… Read More »

November 28, 2016GED Class Offered During Winter Term

Free class meets for three weeks beginning January 3… Read More »

November 22, 2016Seventy Single-Parent Hancock Students Receive Free Thanksgiving Meals at 8th Annual CARE Turkey Fest

Dinners were distributed at the college's Santa Maria and Lompoc Valley Center campuses… Read More »

November 21, 2016UC System Extends Transfer Application Deadline to Jan. 3, Counselors Advise Students to Still Apply by End of November

Deadline extended by four weeks… Read More »

November 16, 2016Olympian Carlos Balderas Headlines Hancock's Young Educated Latino Leaders (Y.E.L.L.) Conference; Dec. 3 Event Aims to Empower Male High School Students

Free event scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the Marian Theatre… Read More »

November 16, 2016AHC Youth Dancers Present Holiday Nutcracker Ballet

More than 50 dancers to participate in annual performance… Read More »

November 15, 2016Allan Hancock College Concert Band Presents Annual Holiday Concert

Concert is free and open to the public… Read More »

November 15, 2016Hancock Agribusiness Gift from CoastHills and Presqu'ile Raises Two-Year Total to $120,000; Donation to Fund Equipment and Scholarships

This year's fundraising efforts are the single-largest to the college's Viticulture and Enology Foundation… Read More »

November 01, 2016Hancock's Winter and Spring Class Schedules Now Available Online; Registration for Both Semesters Starts November 14

Financial aid is available… Read More »

November 01, 2016Hancock to Unveil Student Artwork During Nov. 8 Ceremony

Mural measures 24-feet tall and eight-feet wide… Read More »

October 28, 2016Hancock's Inaugural Counseling Summit Empowers Educators in Northern Santa Barbara County

More than 200 participants attended the two-day event… Read More »

October 27, 2016Allan Hancock College Proudly Presents: Views From the North: An Eight-Person Exhibition Curated by John Hood, Professor of Art

Art work on display Oct. 31-Dec. 6 in the Ann Foxworthy Gallery… Read More »

October 27, 2016Entertaining for the Holidays? Learn How to Plan the Perfect Dining Event

Three-week class starts Saturday, Nov. 5… Read More »

October 26, 2016Earn College Credits Over Winter Break at Allan Hancock College

Complete a class in five weeks or less!… Read More »

October 24, 2016Hancock Hosts Military Appreciation Day at Football Game Oct. 29

Bulldogs to host L.A. Pierce at Hancock Field at 2 p.m.… Read More »

October 24, 2016Hancock Nominated for National Bellwether Award, Recognized for Innovative Strategic Planning Process

Finalists for prestigious award will be announced in November… Read More »

October 24, 2016Hancock College and SMJUHS Hold "Growing Roses in Concrete" Counseling Summit

Two-day symposium will be held October 27-28… Read More »

October 14, 2016Complete a Class in Eight Weeks or Less! Short-Term Classes Offered This Fall at Hancock

Get started on a new career, register for classes today!… Read More »

October 07, 2016Allan Hancock College Will be Open on Columbus Day

All college locations will be open Monday, Oct. 10… Read More »

October 07, 2016University Bound? Get the Answers Nov. 1, During Transfer Day and College Night at Allan Hancock College

Representatives from nearly 40 colleges and universities will be on campus… Read More »

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Upcoming Events


April 24, 2017
ASBG Candidate's Forum

Come hear from the candidates for the Associated Student Body Government(ASBG) board in the cafe seating area in the Student Center during this open forum event.

April 24, 2017
UTC Workshop - Next Steps

Accepted to a university? This is a must-attend workshop for any student who will be transferring this fall that will go over everything you will need to know before leaving Allan Hancock. Bring your acceptance letter/email, your login information for your university student portal, and any questions you may have. Held on the Lompoc Valley Center campus in BLDG 2-118

April 25, 2017
ASBG Elections

Cast your vote! The Associated Student Body Government (ASBG) will be holding elections on Tuesday, April 25, and Wednesday, April 26 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily in the main hallway of the Student Center.

April 25, 2017
Softball -- Home Game

vs. Moorpark

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