News and Announcements

October 15, 2018Allan Hancock College "Remembers Our Fallen" With Special Photo Exhibit Honoring Lives Lost in the War on Terror

The exhibit is on display in the Ann Foxworthy Gallery Oct. 15-18… Read More »

October 08, 2018Hancock to Offer Three On-Site Bachelor's Degrees Through Partnership With University of La Verne

Hancock students can transfer into University of La Verne beginning January 2019… Read More »

October 01, 2018Hancock Awarded $200,000 Grant to Support Student Veterans

The college's Veteran Success Center opened in 2015… Read More »

September 28, 2018Hancock to Welcome More Than 3,000 Future Employees for Career Exploration Day

The 14th annual event will be held on Oct. 5… Read More »

September 19, 2018Hancock Students Join Forces With Trilogy Residents to Help Beautify Oso Flaco on Coastal Cleanup Day

The volunteers cleaned up the boardwalk, beach, parking lot, hiking trails and snowy plover protected areas… Read More »

September 18, 2018Santa Ynez Valley Foundation Awards $30,000 to The Hancock Promise; Launches Program to Double Funding for Local Recipients

This fall marked the first class of Promise students to attend Hancock… Read More »

September 18, 2018Several New Guest Choreographers Slated for Allan Hancock College's Dimensions in Dance

More than 60 students and faculty to perform in 14 original works… Read More »

September 17, 2018Friends of the Allan Hancock College Library Present "Captain G. Allan Hancock -- Man on the Go"

The lecture series begins Oct. 5… Read More »

September 14, 2018Get Free Cash for College! Attend a Free Workshop to Complete Application Process

Workshops will be held from October to February 2019… Read More »

September 10, 2018Allan Hancock College Concert Band Presents Annual Fall Pops Concert

Tickets are on sale now!… Read More »

September 07, 2018Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Fall Semester at the Lompoc Valley Center

The event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. outside of bldg. 2… Read More »

September 04, 2018Hancock Awards New Degree in Theatre Arts

The new program allows students to explore writing skills, directing, acting and more… Read More »

August 27, 2018Allan Hancock College Continues Faculty Hiring Trend With 10 New Full-Time Faculty

Several of the new hires will replace long-time faculty retirees… Read More »

August 24, 2018Hancock Professor's Memoir Recognized as a Finalist for Prestigious Award

The Joys of Raising Boys: The Good, the Bad, and the Hilarious by Diane Auten is up for a 2018 Author Academy Award… Read More »

August 22, 2018Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Fall Semester

Meet faculty and staff, enjoy free music, food and much more!… Read More »

August 16, 2018PG&E Donates $15,000 to Support The Hancock Promise

A presentation was made at the Board of Trustees meeting on Aug. 14… Read More »

August 15, 2018Fifteen Men and Women Graduate From Hancock's Law Enforcement Training Academy, Class Ranks #1 in State Academically

Graduates ranged from 21 to 39 years old… Read More »

August 13, 2018Less Than One Week Remains to Register for Fall Classes at Hancock

Hundreds of classes still available!… Read More »

August 09, 2018Lee-Volker Cox Elected to Replace Valerie Moya Boice as President of the Allan Hancock College Foundation Board of Directors

Cox joined the foundation board in 2016… Read More »

July 26, 2018Wide Selection of Online Courses Provide Convenience to Hancock Students

Eleven associate degrees can be earned entirely online at Hancock… Read More »

July 23, 2018Register Today for Fall Community Education Classes

Nearly 250 classes available!… Read More »

July 11, 2018Registration Continues at Hancock for Fall Classes in the Lompoc Valley

Sign up for a class today!… Read More »

July 10, 2018Tickets Available for 17th Annual Joe White Memorial Dinner and Auction

Aug. 25 event benefits Hancock athletics department… Read More »

July 06, 2018Registration Continues for Fall Classes at Hancock

Fall classes begin the week of Aug. 20… Read More »

June 22, 2018Hancock Wines Win Big at the Orange County Wine Competition

The event is the largest and most comprehensive judging of California wines in the world… Read More »

June 15, 2018Hancock Board of Trustees Approve Bond Measure to Modernize Facilities and Technology

The bond measure will appear on the November ballot… Read More »

June 15, 2018Hancock Welcomes New Winery Operations Manager

Wine industry expert Dave Corey brings more than 20 years of experience to the college… Read More »

June 15, 2018Eighteen Career Technical Programs at Hancock Honored by the State for Strong Workforce Outcomes

Hancock offers more than 30 CTE programs and nearly 150 degrees and certificates to choose from… Read More »

June 11, 2018Thirteen Recruits Graduate from Hancock's Law Enforcement Training Academy

Twelve of the 13 recruits already have jobs secured with local law enforcement agencies… Read More »

June 05, 2018Online Classes at Hancock Offer Students Flexibility and Convenience, Summer Classes Begin Week of June 11

Dozens of classes to choose from!… Read More »

May 30, 2018Allan Hancock College Offers Something for Everyone This Summer

Six- and eight-week classes begin June 11… Read More »

May 25, 2018Graduating with Distinction: Record 1,009 Students Graduate from Allan Hancock College

The 97th annual commencement was held in The Commons on the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

May 25, 2018Registration Continues for Hancock Summer Youth Sports Camps

A trio of summer camps will be held… Read More »

May 25, 2018Rising Stars Recognized at the Allan Hancock College Foundation Scholarship Banquet

Hundreds of students, their families, and donors attended the annual event… Read More »

May 23, 2018Changing the Odds for a Better Future: Hancock Recognizes Achievements of Noncredit Students

More than 120 noncredit students honored at annual ceremony… Read More »

May 22, 2018Righetti, Nipomo and Templeton High Schools Earn Top Prizes at Allan Hancock College's High School Welding Contest

The all-day competition featured more than $8,000 in prizes… Read More »

May 18, 2018Twenty-Eight Cadets Graduate From Hancock's Fire Academy

Nearly half of the graduating recruits have jobs lined up with fire agencies… Read More »

May 18, 2018Hancock Baseball Head Coach Chris Stevens Named Victory Coach of the Year by CCCBCA

In 17 seasons as head coach of the Bulldogs, Stevens has 320 career victories… Read More »

May 18, 2018Community Action Commission Honors Hancock Superintendent/President Kevin G. Walthers, Ph.D. as a Champion

A committee comprised of CAC board members, elected officials and representatives from several community organizations selected the honorees… Read More »

May 17, 2018Hancock Honors 22 Retiring Faculty and Staff

The group had 429 years of combined service to the college… Read More »

May 17, 2018Hancock's Cary Nerelli Inducted Into Northern Santa Barbara County Athletic Round Table Hall of Fame

Coach Nerelli has won 529 career basketball games over 31 seasons as head coach at Morro Bay High School and Hancock… Read More »

May 16, 2018Allan Hancock College Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Ambassador Program

Prospective members have until July 31 to apply… Read More »

May 15, 2018Students Aim High to Reach Educational Goals with AIM Fund awards

Sixteen students recently received AIM scholarship awards… Read More »

May 10, 2018Hancock Student Wins SkillsUSA State Competition to Advance to Nationals, Hopes to Inspire Women in the Process

Gold medal winner Lorena Hernandez will put her skills to the test in Kentucky in June… Read More »

May 09, 2018Hancock Names Bob Curry New Vice President of Academic Affairs

Curry begins his new position on July 1… Read More »

May 08, 201817 and Counting: Hancock Students Achieve State's Highest Transfer Acceptance Rate to Cal Poly for 17th Straight Year

Hancock is one of eight community colleges from five counties included in Cal Poly's Region 6… Read More »

May 04, 2018College Signing Day Recognizes Hundreds of Hancock Transfer Students

Transferees celebrated their accomplishments at the college's third-annual event… Read More »

May 04, 2018Fund Your Future Event Teaches Financial Literacy to the Community

Credit management among topics discussed at workshop… Read More »

May 02, 2018"Celtic Spring" Concert Brings Lively Sounds of the British Isles to the Central Coast

A broad spectrum of Gaelic, Irish, Scottish and English tunes will be performed… Read More »

May 01, 2018Hancock Dedicates First Student-Created Murals at Lompoc Valley Center

The murals pay tribute to space exploration… Read More »

April 30, 2018Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 Classes Begins Apr. 30

Summer classes begin June 11; Fall term begins Aug. 20… Read More »

April 30, 2018Former Hancock Football Star Malik Williams Signs With Atlanta Falcons

Williams was an all-state player for the college in 2015… Read More »

April 24, 2018Online Schedule of Summer and Fall Classes Available Now, Registration at Allan Hancock College Begins May 5

Hundreds of classes are available!… Read More »

April 23, 2018Days Before Historic Launch to Mars, NASA's Chief Scientist to Give Free Presentation at Hancock on May 1

The lecture is free and open to the public… Read More »

April 20, 2018NASA and JPL to Participate in Allan Hancock College's Mars Week Leading Up to Historic Launch from Vandenberg AFB

Mars Week is Apr. 30-May 4… Read More »

April 19, 2018Hancock Set to Celebrate Mexico's Cultural Heritage With ¡Folklórico! Performance

The show runs May 2-5 in the Severson Theatre… Read More »

April 17, 2018Hancock Proudly Presents Exhibit of Photographs by Retired Faculty Steven Lewis

Lewis taught for 34 years at the college… Read More »

April 17, 2018Medical Assistants can Enhance Skills and Employability With Eight-Week Summer Course at Allan Hancock College

Registration begins April 30… Read More »

April 16, 2018Bidding Begins for Friends of the AHC Library Gift Baskets

The silent auction runs through April 26… Read More »

April 16, 2018Hancock Public Affairs Office Wins Eight State Awards for Marketing, Design and Advertising

Judges selected winners in almost 40 categories from nearly 500 entries… Read More »

April 16, 2018Hancock Bookstore and English Department Celebrate National Poetry Month With Community Event Thursday, April 26

Poetry fans of all ages are encouraged to come!… Read More »

April 10, 2018"Made in Santa Maria" Brings Creative Entrepreneurship to Hancock and the Community

The event will focus on the concept of "Placemaking"… Read More »

April 09, 2018Hancock's College Achievement Now (CAN) Director to Receive Latino Legacy Award

Petra Gomez will be honored at a ceremony on Sunday, Apr. 15… Read More »

March 20, 2018Hancock's Annual Fine Arts Faculty Art Exhibit Opens, Showcases Diversity and Talent of Instructors

The show is free and open to the public… Read More »

March 14, 2018Hancock Unveils Student Mural Outside Its Santa Maria Library

The mural stands 16' by 8' tall… Read More »

March 14, 2018Hancock's New Spanish Debate Team Wins Cal Poly Competition, Earns First Team Victory

The debate team consists of 11 Hancock students… Read More »

March 14, 2018Oscar Nominee to Discuss Award-Winning Documentary at Hancock

The event is free and open to the public… Read More »

March 12, 2018Five Hancock Clubs Look for Community Support in College's Annual Love Your Club Crowdfunding Campaign

Join the crowdfunding movement, no donation is too small!… Read More »

March 09, 2018Spring Short-Term Classes at Allan Hancock College Offer College at the Speed of LIfe!

Register for a class today!… Read More »

March 07, 2018Guest Celebrities to Perform and Choreograph for Hancock's Dance Spectrum, Spring Show Runs March 15-18

Performances will be held in the Marian Theatre on the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

March 05, 2018Allan Hancock College Foundation Board Welcomes Two New Directors

The board includes nearly 30 community members from the Santa Maria, Lompoc and Santa Ynez valleys… Read More »

March 02, 2018Retiring Fine Arts Instructors Celebrated in Dance Spectrum, Annual Spring Show Runs March 15-18

More than 60 students, faculty and guests will perform 14 original works… Read More »

March 02, 2018Hancock's Y.E.L.L. Conference Inspires High School Students to Return as Hancock Promise Students

Motivational speakers, workshops and prizes among event activities… Read More »

March 02, 2018Hancock Concert Band to Hold Spring Pops Concert on March 10

More than 80 musicians set to perform… Read More »

February 27, 2018Rabobank Awards $1 Million to Support The Hancock Promise

More than 100 people in attendance at announcement … Read More »

February 20, 2018Hancock Men's Basketball Earns No. 10 Seed and First Round Bye, Bulldogs Play Friday at No. 7 Fullerton in Second Round

This season, the Bulldogs reached the 20-win mark for the first time in five years… Read More »

February 15, 2018Hancock to Host Fake News Forum on Tuesday, Feb. 20

The free event will be held from 1-3 p.m. in the Marian Theatre… Read More »

February 09, 2018Four Hancock Fine Arts Instructors Featured in The Arts Fund's New Exhibit, Northern Exposure

New exhibit opens Feb. 9… Read More »

February 08, 2018Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Spring Semester at the Lompoc Valley Center

This event is sponsored by the college's Associated Student Body Government (ASBG)… Read More »

February 08, 2018Hancock Football's Taupule Asotau Signs National Letter of Intent With Western State Colorado University

Asotau plans to earn a bachelor's degree in kinesiology… Read More »

February 07, 2018Nearly 50 Hancock Student-Athletes Make Fall 2017 Dean's List

Included on the list -- 11 student-athletes who received 4.0 GPAs… Read More »

February 01, 2018Join the Makerspace Movement! Attend an Open House Friday at Hancock

Hancock was one of 24 colleges in the state to receive a CCC Maker Implementation Grant last summer… Read More »

January 31, 2018Turning The Page: Hancock Students Benefit From President's Circle Textbook Donation, College Announces Zero Textbook Cost Degrees

The textbooks will be on reserve in the college's Santa Maria and Lompoc Valley Center libraries… Read More »

January 31, 2018Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Spring Semester

Meet faculty and staff, enjoy free music and food, and much more!… Read More »

January 29, 2018Playing With a Purpose: Hancock Seeks Community Support During Annual Carney's Coaches vs. Cancer Event on Feb. 3

Event to benefit Mission Hope Cancer Center… Read More »

January 25, 2018Deadline Approaching for AHC Foundation Scholarships--Apply Today!

The deadline to apply is Feb. 21… Read More »

January 24, 2018New Information Workshops Help Students and Parents Navigate The Path to Promise

Sessions will be held in English and Spanish… Read More »

January 24, 2018Allan Hancock College Proudly Presents Annual Fine Arts Student Art Show

More than 100 works of art on display… Read More »

January 19, 2018Online Classes are a Popular Choice for Students

Nearly 90 classes available!… Read More »

January 09, 2018Spring Registration Workshops Assist Noncredit Students with Enrollment

Workshops will take place Jan. 16, 17 & 18 at bldg. S in Santa Maria… Read More »

January 09, 2018Hancock Recording Arts Students Seek Local Musicians to Lay Down Bulldog Beats

Local musicians will record on a Tuesday and receive a demo the following Thursday… Read More »

January 05, 2018Energize Your Future: Register for Evening Electronics Classes at Hancock, Spring Classes Start Jan. 22

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

January 04, 2018Spring Schedule at a Glance Available Along the Central Coast, Register Today!

Nearly 1,000 classes offered this spring… Read More »

January 02, 2018Register Now for Spring Classes! Online Registration Ends January 21

Online registration is available 24/7… Read More »

December 20, 2017Financial Aid Helps Allan Hancock College Students

The application process is quick and easy!… Read More »

December 19, 2017Online Classes are a Popular Choice for Students

Spring classes begin the week of Jan. 22… Read More »

December 15, 2017Hancock Soccer's Mario Delgado Named Junior College Scholar All-American

The sophomore defender landed on the USCA Junior College Men's Scholar All-America Second Team… Read More »

December 15, 2017New Cash for College Workshops Added With Extended Hours

Appointments are not required, bilingual assistance is available!… Read More »

December 14, 2017Allan Hancock College Youth Dancers Present The Nutcracker Ballet

The performance will be held Dec. 16-17 at the Ethel Pope Auditorium… Read More »

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Upcoming Events


October 15, 2018
"Remembering our Fallen" Exhibit

A traveling photo exhibit honoring the Californians who have died serving our country since Sept. 11, 2001, including nearly a dozen from Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, will be on display in the Ann Foxworthy Gallery from 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday.

October 16, 2018
Women's Soccer -- Home Game

vs. Moorpark, Western State Conference Game

October 16, 2018
Cash for College Workshop

Get help from financial aid experts with the FAFSA, Dream Act, and Cal Grant forms at Cash for College workshops. Registration is not required, and workshops are open to any high school senior from any Central Coast high school. Today's workshop will be held in the library (A-H) at Santa Maria High School. For more information, contact Diana Perez with Central Coast Cal-SOAP at ext. 3710 or dperez@hancockcollege.edu.

October 16, 2018
Men's Soccer -- Home Game

vs L.A. Mission, Western State Conference Game

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