Santa Barbara City College recently announced the 2015-2016 Faculty Excellence Award recipients. The six, whose disciplines cover a wide range of programs, were selected based on their commitment to teaching and service, to students, and to the college.
Pictured are (left to right): Robert “Bob” Stockero, Associate Professor, Automotive Services; Susan Houlihan-Davis, Athletic Trainer and Professor, Health Education and Physical Education; Esther Frankel, Professor, Computer Information Systems; Gail Tennen, Professor, English Skills; Laura Castro, Assistant Professor/Counselor/ Articulation Officer, Student Support and Success Program; and James Kruidenier, Professor, Mathematics.
About Santa Barbara City College:
Founded in 1909, Santa Barbara City College currently serves more than 20,000 credit and 12,000 non-credit students per semester/term. In 2013, SBCC was named national co-winner of the prestigious Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence. The college was recognized for its quality and focus in four areas: facilitating underrepresented and minority student success, student learning outcomes, degree completion and transfer rates, and labor market success in securing good jobs after college.
Our Mission: As a public community college dedicated to the success of each student…Santa Barbara City College provides students a diverse learning environment that inspires curiosity and discovery, promotes global responsibility and fosters opportunity for all.