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November 27, 2019Single-Parent Hancock Students Receive Free Thanksgiving Meals at Annual CARE Turkey Fest

The turkey drive helped 55 single-parent families this year… Read More »

November 22, 2019Eighteen Recruits Graduate From Hancock's CORE Custody Academy

The ceremony was held at the college's Public Safety Training Complex… Read More »

November 22, 2019Hancock Community Education Offers New Commercial Truck Driving Class

Start your career in the commercial trucking industry today!… Read More »

November 18, 2019Hancock's Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit Showcases Instructors Talent and Creativity

The art will be on display now through Dec. 12… Read More »

November 08, 2019Open Registration for Winter and Spring Credit & Noncredit Classes at Hancock Begins Nov. 9

Hundreds of classes to choose from!… Read More »

November 05, 2019Toyota of Santa Maria Donates $5K From Sale of 2020 Supra to Support the Hancock Promise

A special ceremony was held to mark the generous donation on Nov. 4… Read More »

November 01, 2019Hancock Football Hosts Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 9

Military members, veterans and their families can pick up free tickets that are good for free admission to the game and lunch.… Read More »

October 23, 2019University Bound? Get Information During Transfer Day and College Night at Allan Hancock College

Students, parents, and community members will get the chance to meet with representatives on Oct. 29.… Read More »

October 18, 2019Frightmare Forest Returns to Hancock

Frightmare forest will run from 7-10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings on Oct. 18-19, Oct. 25-26 and Oct. 31 on Halloween night.… Read More »

October 16, 2019Hancock Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Santa Maria Campus

The charging stations will operate 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.… Read More »

October 11, 2019Hancock Opens "Aim to Dream" Centers at Santa Maria Campus and Lompoc Campuses

Students at the centers will have access to computers, academic counseling, and several other student support services.… Read More »

October 04, 2019New Hancock Dance Instructor Debuts Choreographic Work in Upcoming "Dimensions in Dance" Show

The fall show runs Oct. 9-13 at the Marian Theatre on the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

October 02, 2019Santa Maria Resident Leaves Major Bequest to Hancock Nursing Programs

The college's nursing programs currently plan to use the funds to further develop skills simulation and clinical support for students in the programs.… Read More »

September 27, 2019Hancock to Welcome Nearly 2,000 High School Students for Career Exploration Day

Hancock's 15th annual Career Exploration Day on Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

September 23, 2019Squeeze in Some Classes! Short-term Classes at Hancock Start Oct. 14

Every class can be completed in eight weeks or less, including nearly 30 online courses… Read More »

September 20, 2019Get Free Cash for College! Attend a Free Workshop to Complete the Application Process

There will be a total of 42 workshops from Oct. 2019 through Feb. 2020 throughout Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties… Read More »

September 20, 2019Hancock Winery Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

AHC will mark the occasion with a celebration and fundraiser Sept. 21 from 6-9 p.m. at the Presqu'ile Winery near Santa Maria… Read More »

September 17, 20192nd Mountain Lion Sighted Near Lompoc Valley Center

This is the second sighting in the past week.… Read More »

September 12, 2019Hancock Student Health Services Partners with TMHA to Host Suicide Prevention Forum

A suicide prevention forum on Sept. 13 at the Marian Theatre on Hancock's Santa Maria campus… Read More »

September 12, 2019Santa Maria Cracker Barrel Supports Hancock Culinary Students with $10,000 Endowment

Cracker Barrel established a new $10,000 endowment for students pursing a degree in culinary arts… Read More »

September 10, 2019Mountain Lion Sighted at Lompoc Valley Center

Remain vigilant when outdoors… Read More »

September 06, 2019Hancock's Ann Foxworthy Gallery Showcases Art by Joanne Beaule Ruggles

Ruggles' work is on display Sept. 4 through Oct. 25… Read More »

September 05, 2019Officers from Mexican Law Enforcement Agencies Graduate from Dignitary Protection Course at Hancock's PSTC

Dignitary protection course graduation… Read More »

August 26, 2019Toyota of Santa Maria to Donate Proceeds from Sale of Limited Edition Supra to Support the Hancock Promise

Toyota of Santa Maria Promise Donation… Read More »

Hancock Welcomes Students Back for 2019 Fall ClassesAugust 20, 2019Hancock Welcomes Students Back for 2019 Fall Classes

Hancock's first day of fall 2019 classes… Read More »

HancockAugust 13, 2019Hancock's Ann Foxworthy Gallery Kicks off Fall with Digital Art Show

The exhibit of Forbes' work, which includes digital projection, digital video art and static art pieces, runs from Aug. 19 through Aug. 27.… Read More »

July 30, 2019Hancock Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Program at Cal Poly SLO

2019 marks the first year that area community college students were selected to participate in Cal Poly, SLO Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).… Read More »

July 01, 2019Allan Hancock College Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Ambassador Program

Ambassador Program is accepting new applicants.… Read More »

Hancock, University of La Verne Prepare for Fall CohortJune 19, 2019Hancock, University of La Verne Prepare for Fall Cohort

Registration for Program Still Open… Read More »

June 17, 2019Hancock Board of Trustees Welcomes New Student Trustee

Student Trustee Heidi Mendiola hopes to make a difference on campus and in the community… Read More »

June 14, 2019Fourteen Recruits Graduate from Hancock's Custody Academy

Many recruits will serve as custody deputies for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office… Read More »

June 10, 2019Eighteen Recruits Graduate From Hancock's Law Enforcement Training Academy

All 18 recruits have been hired by area law enforcement agencies… Read More »

May 24, 2019Record 1,273 Students Graduate From Allan Hancock College

The 98th annual commencement was held in The Commons on the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

May 24, 2019More Than $500,000 Awarded at Allan Hancock College Foundation Scholarship Banquet

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

May 23, 2019Thirty-Four Cadets Graduate From Hancock's EMS Academy

The cadets were recognized at the college's Public Safety Training Complex… Read More »

May 17, 2019Twenty-Nine Cadets Graduate From Hancock's Fire Academy

The graduation ceremony was held at the college's Public Safety Training Complex… Read More »

May 17, 2019Hancock Honors 20 Retiring Faculty and Staff

The retirees contributed a combined 450 years of service to the college… Read More »

May 16, 2019College for Kids Offers Summer Classes

Classes include sewing, cooking, science, ballet and much more!… Read More »

May 08, 2019Allan Hancock College Foundation Board Welcomes New Member

Dale is a longtime resident and former mayor of Buellton… Read More »

May 06, 2019Hancock Student Wins SkillsUSA State Competition, Advances to Nationals

More than 6,400 students will convene in Kentucky next month… Read More »

May 02, 2019Fun and Science Collide at Hancock's Annual Friday Night Science Event

Friday Night Science takes place May 3 from 6-8:30 p.m.… Read More »

May 01, 2019Hancock Set to Celebrate Mexico's Cultural Heritage with Folklórico Performance

The show runs May 1-4 in the Severson Theatre… Read More »

April 25, 2019Local Dignitaries, Former & Current Hancock Employees Gather to Celebrate Lompoc Valley Center's 20th Anniversary

The LVC campus opened its doors in spring 1999… Read More »

April 25, 2019Hancock Presents "Creative Journeys" Fine Arts Student Show

The exhibit runs Apr. 30-May 28… Read More »

April 22, 2019Hancock's Issuance of $23 Million in General Obligation Bonds Showcases District's Strong Fiscal Stewardship

Proceeds of the bonds will be matched with $24 million in state funds to construct the Fine Arts Complex… Read More »

April 15, 2019Bidding Underway for Friends of the AHC Library Gift Baskets

The silent auction runs through Apr.17… Read More »

April 09, 2019Hancock Singers to Perform Concert "That's It" -- the Final Concert for Director Ann Lucas

The concert will be held on May 9… Read More »

April 03, 2019Hancock Celebrates National Poetry Month With Events, Visit From U.S. Poet Laureate

Juan Felipe Herrera will be on campus Apr. 12… Read More »

March 27, 2019Hancock Career Counselor David Hernandez, Ed.D. Receives Latino Legacy Award

Dr. Hernandez and nine others were honored at the prestigious event… Read More »

March 18, 2019Hancock to Cohost Latina Leadership Network Conference

The theme is, 'El Poder de la Voz Latina: Transforming Communities and Building a Pathway to Equity and Success.'… Read More »

March 08, 2019Allan Hancock College Collaborates With Local Business Keys 2 The Coast to Offer Innovative Internship

Twenty-four Hancock students and five coaches are participating in the program… Read More »

March 05, 2019Allan Hancock College Celebrates 50 Years of "Dance Spectrum," Annual Spring Show Runs Mar. 13-17

"Dance Spectrum" will be Mar. 13-17 in the Marian Theatre… Read More »

March 05, 2019New Exhibit Transports Visitors to a Mysterious Dreamworld at Hancock's Ann Foxworthy Gallery

"Some Assembly Required" runs Mar. 5-Apr. 18… Read More »

February 25, 2019Hancock Student Club to Host Artificial Intelligence Debate With Cal Poly Professors to Raise Money for Youth in STEM

Learn more about AI what it means for the future at this exciting event!… Read More »

February 14, 2019Allan Hancock College Seeks Community Members for its Measure I Citizens' Oversight Committee

Six open positions are available… Read More »

February 07, 2019Author and Hancock Professor Offers Free Lecture on the Art of Publishing a Book

Don't miss this series of exciting lectures and film screenings -- register today!… Read More »

February 05, 2019Hancock Helps Bring New Major Community Event to Santa Maria

Open Streets Santa Maria will be held Sunday, Mar. 31… Read More »

February 05, 2019Tibetan Monks to Create Intricate Buddhist Sand Mandala at Hancock

The monks will be on campus Feb. 11-14… Read More »

January 31, 2019Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks off Spring Semester

Learn about essential student services, enjoy free food, music, and much more!… Read More »

January 29, 2019Allan Hancock College Promise Program Nominated for Prestigious Bellwether Award

The college was recognized in the Instructional Programs and Services category… Read More »

January 18, 2019Information Sessions for Bachelor's Degree Programs

In person and virtual sessions available… Read More »

January 15, 2019The Hancock Promise Proves Successful in its Inaugural Year

More than 1,400 local students received The Hancock Promise last fall… Read More »

January 14, 2019Free Courses at Hancock Help Build Career Skills

Spring classes begin Jan. 22… Read More »

January 10, 2019Register Now for Spring Classes! Online Registration Ends January 21

Sign up for your future -- today!… Read More »

December 21, 2018Registration Continues for Spring Classes at Allan Hancock College, Classes Begin Jan. 22

Hundreds of classes to choose from!… Read More »

December 13, 2018Hancock Invites the Public to Reflect and Participate in the Global Art Project Before I Die at the Ann Foxworthy Gallery

The installation will be on display Jan. 14-Feb. 8… Read More »

December 11, 2018Hancock Youth Dancers Bring The Nutcracker to the Community

The show runs Dec. 21-22 at the Ethel Pope Auditorium… Read More »

December 08, 2018Twenty-Five Cadets Graduate From Hancock's Fire Academy

Live demonstrations were held prior to the graduation ceremony… Read More »

December 06, 2018Seventeen Recruits Graduate From Hancock's Law Enforcement Training Academy

Class #116 began training in July… Read More »

November 20, 2018Allan Hancock College Concert Band Presents Annual Christmas Concert

The concert will be held at the First Baptist Church in Santa Maria… Read More »

November 19, 2018Watch Historic Mars Landing Live at Allan Hancock College

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

November 15, 2018Allan Hancock College Renames Health, Science & Mathematics Building in Honor of Marian Regional Medical Center

More than 150 guests were in attendance… Read More »

November 09, 2018Hancock's Winter and Spring Class Schedules Now Available Online; Registration for Both Semesters Starts November 13

Classes include accounting, drama, history, and much more!… Read More »

November 09, 2018Apply Online Today for Allan Hancock College Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000… Read More »

November 09, 2018Southern Santa Maria & Guadalupe Voters Re-Elect Larry Lahr to Serve Seventh Term as Allan Hancock College Area 3 Trustee

Lahr is currently the Vice President of the college's Board of Trustees… Read More »

November 07, 2018Hancock Commemorates World War I Centennial With Free Lecture

The lecture will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. in the Forum… Read More »

November 06, 2018Professor/Author Plans to Leave Audience 'In Stitches' During Book Signing and Reading of 'Momoir'

The signing will be on Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. in the library lobby on the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

November 06, 2018Hancock Dance Instructor Uses Salsa Dancing to Promote Covered California Insurance

The performance will be held on Nov. 10 at 1 p.m.… Read More »

November 05, 2018Catherine Farley Sworn In as Allan Hancock College Police Chief

More than 40 law enforcement officials representing agencies throughout the Central Coast were in attendance… Read More »

October 25, 2018University Bound? Get the Answers October 30, During Transfer Day and College Night at Allan Hancock College

More than 40 four-year universities will be on the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

October 23, 2018Allan Hancock College Professor/Artist Brings Women, Dreams & Conversations to the Ann Foxworthy Gallery

The exhibit will be on display Oct. 25-Dec. 10… Read More »

October 22, 2018Allan Hancock College Concert Band Presents Annual Fall Pops Concert

Nearly 80 band members set to perform… Read More »

October 19, 2018Hancock's College Singers Collaborate With San Luis Chamber Orchestra for Two Fall Concerts

The performances will be held in Santa Maria and Arroyo Grande… Read More »

October 16, 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 »

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