Resignation Creates Vacancy on SBCC Board

By Luz Reyes-Martin for SBCC The Santa Barbara Community College District’s Board of Trustees is accepting applications for an appointment to fill a board vacancy created by the resignation of member Marianne Kugler as of Jan. 1. The interim appointee will serve until the next regular election. “The Santa Barbara Community College is deeply grateful for the leadership and dedication […]

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New coordinator helping veterans at SBCC

Staff Report For many young veterans, transitioning out of military service and into college life can be a real culture shock. Having somewhere – and someone – to turn to for support during that transition can be a critical part of the journey back to civilian life. Kyle Rasmussen, the new Veterans Support and Resource Center Coordinator at Santa Barbara […]

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Advance Professional Careers with Immediate Skills in Management and Communication this November

Staff Report Local employees and job-seekers at all career stages can take charge of their futures with Career Skills Institute courses through the SBCC School of Extended Learning. During November, several of these tuition-free short courses are geared toward improving management and workplace communication skills. The Career Skills Institute is endorsed by LinkedIn and focuses on providing training for the workforce in […]

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New coordinator helping veterans at SBCC

Staff Report For many young veterans, transitioning out of military service and into college life can be a real culture shock. Having somewhere – and someone – to turn to for support during that transition can be a critical part of the journey back to civilian life. Kyle Rasmussen, the new Veterans Support and Resource Center Coordinator at Santa Barbara […]

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Global from the Get-Go: Global Manufacturing for Startups Summit Clarifies the Path from Prototype to Market

  Staff Report Join your entrepreneurial-minded peers at the Global Manufacturing for Startups Summit later this month, hosted by the Santa Barbara City College Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. The Summit will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. on Friday, October 27, with networking to follow until 2:45 at The Fess Parker Resort in Santa Barbara, and is designed to help startups successfully […]

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SBCC business program honored for increasing opportunities

SBCC business program honored for increasing opportunities Staff report Santa Barbara City College’s International Business program has received a career education award because graduates have increased their earnings by an average of 55 percent. The recognition came from Strong Workforce Stars, a new annual award for career education programs, also known as career technical education (CTE), within California’s 114 community […]

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Cottage Health Honors Retired Nurses

Cottage Health Honors Retired Nurses Staff report   Cottage Health recently honored retired nurses and alumnae of the former Knapp College of Nursing at a special event featuring a traditional English tea service at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. More than 80 retired nurses attended the event at Burtness Auditorium, including several who graduated from the Knapp College of Nursing in […]

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