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City College Approves New President's Contract

SBCC’s new president has officially been hired as the school's board last Thursday approved a three-year contract for Lori Gaskin, who comes from West Valley College in Saratoga, California. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Hug Me, I’m a President

Lori Gaskin will be City College’s new leader. Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

School's NOT Out for Summer

City college president withdraws idea of canceling summer session classes. Read story.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

City College on Warning

Despite sanctions, school looks to future. Read story.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Budget Cuts Shrink SBCC Enrollment

Due to chronic statewide budget cuts dating back to 2008, Santa Barbara City College was forced to drop 348 individual classes. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

SBCC Trustees Chided

Accrediting Commission issues critical letter. Read story.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Accrediting Commission Adjudicates SBCC

But the college will not reveal the findings. Read story.

Friday, February 10, 2012

New Voter Districts for SBCC Trustee Elections

The SBCC Board of Trustees has approved new voter districts for future trustee elections. Read story.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

SBCC Makes Top 10 in National Awards Ceremony

Santa Barbara City College's acting president, Dr. Jack Friedlander, traveled to Washington, D.C., this week for the Aspen Institute's long-awaited College Excellence awards ceremony. Read story.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Donation Lets SBCC Library Expand Services, Hours

A $43,000 donation from the Luria Foundation has enabled the SBCC library to expand its hours and hire a resources specialist. Read story.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

SBCC Student Entrepreneurs Vie for Seed Capital

On 12/2 student entrepreneurs at SBCC will get the chance to pitch their ideas to a panel of investors who will award one winning venture $1,000 in seed capital. Read story.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

State Accrediting Commission Visits City College

A three-person team from the state’s Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges traveled to Santa Barbara City College earlier this month as part of a follow-up visit in the wake of allegations levied against the school this past summer concerning the behavior of SBCC’s Board of Trustees. Read story.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

SBCC Student Sues School Over Hot Coffee

A Santa Barbara City College student is able to move ahead with a lawsuit that includes an allegation against her school. Read story.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

SBCC Forms Continuing Education Task Force

Acting Santa Barbara City College President Jack Friedlander recently announced the formation of a stakeholder task force charged with ensuring the ongoing success of the school's Continuing Education program. Read story.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Grant Glory for SBCC

Receives largest federal grant in school history. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
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