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Culinary School Hailed as a "Recipe for Success" by 805 Living Magazine

SBCC's School of Culinary Arts was honored to be featured in the March 2018 issue of 805 Living Magazine. The article includes an interview with Associate Professor Randy Bublitz, behind-the-scenes photos of students at work and mouthwatering images of their culinary creations. 
Photo courtesy of Landscape Photo

SBCC Alumnus named Harbor Patrol Supervisor

Erik Engebretson, who graduated from Santa Barbara City College with a degree in Marine Diving Technology, was recently appointed Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol Supervisor. Praised for his professionalism and rapport within the Harbor Community, Erik brings years of experience to the job and serves as a mentor to younger officers. Read more...

Dave Loveton: Everyday Hero 

Santa Barbara City College paid tribute to one of our own when Sports Information Specialist Dave Loveton was presented with an "Everyday Hero" award as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer night.
The crowd gave a standing ovation to Loveton who was recently diagnosed with kidney cancer. Loveton is in charge of the award-winning Vaqueros athletic website as well as the public address announcer at SBCC sporting events. See the KEYT story...

Sustainability Committee Unveils Renewable Energy Powered Phone Charging Station

Never again will you have to choose between being outside in the fresh air or charging your phone, at least not while you’re at City College.
The Associated Student Government's Sustainability Committee created a solar and wind powered device on West Campus that allows you to charge your phone while you enjoy the outdoors. Read more...

SBCC Faculty Lecture: "Crime Across the Curriculum"

Professor Ann Redding, known for her enthusiasm and humor in the classroom, will present the 39th Annual Faculty Lecture on March 21 in the Garvin Theatre. The public are invited to attend what promises to be a riveting journey through time, pop culture and the judicial system. Professor Redding believes “Stories about crime are human storytelling at the most basic level; they show us the worst—and the best – of what humans can be.” Read more...

Time Traveling Comedy/Thriller at the Garvin Theatre Through March 17

Don't miss your chance to see SBCC’s comedic thriller about two women who move through time to try and stop a murder from occurring. Communicating Doors, written by British playwright Alan Ayckbourn, provides laughs, suspense, and according to director Katie Laris, a lot of heart, courage and kindness. Read more...

Discover the Wonders of Your World at SBCC Science Discovery Day March 17

Have you ever had the urge to move mountains? On Saturday March 17 you will have your chance when you visit just one of many interactive displays at Science Discovery Day. Presented by the STEM Transfer Program, Science Discovery Day is a free event for the whole family, designed to showcase the wonders of our world. Read more...

Parenting Classes Offered at the School of Extended Learning in March 

The Parenting program in the School of Extended Learning offers tuition-free classes for parents and their children. A class for toddlers as well as a class for 2 to 5 year-olds starts in March. If you are looking for ways to connect with your teenager, consider signing up for a one-day workshop on March 17.
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Herself: Girlhood in Stop Motion Film through March 23

The Atkinson Gallery is pleased to present Herself: Girlhood in Stop Motion Film. 
Artists Rita Basulto, Laura Krifka, Heidi Kumao, Kirsten Lepore, and Suraya Raja have created five short stop motion films, as well as stills, production shots, drawings, and sculptural figures that explore the complexities of girlhood and coming of age. Read the review in the Independent...

Faculty Colloquium to Feature
Dr. Michael Shermer March 19

Join us at the Garvin Theatre on March 19, 6:30 p.m., when New York Times best selling author, Dr. Michael Shermer, will  present his new work, Heavens on Earth, followed by a book signing. The event is free.
Dr. Shermer is the publisher of Skeptic magazine, a columnist for Scientific Magazine and the author of several books. Read more...

Noncredit ESL: Celebrating 100 Years through Personal Stories

Proud to celebrate 100 years of noncredit education in our community, the SBCC School of Extended Learning celebrates the instructors and staff who provide quality and needed education to adults in our community. Click here to read the story of ESL instructor, Angelina Valenzuela and her grandmother -- who in 1955 enrolled in the ESL citizenship class we still offer to this day.

Important Dates in March

The week of March 26 - 31 is Spring Break. No classes will be held (including School of Extending Learning classes), although offices at all three campuses (Main Campus, Schott Campus and Wake Campus) will remain open.

SBCC Board of Trustees Meetings - March 8 and 22

The SBCC Board of Trustees will meet at 4 p.m. in CC-223 at SBCC on March 8 and in
A-211 on March 22. 
The Agendas for Board Meetings can be found at least 72 hours prior to the meeting on the Board webpage. SBCC Board meetings are recorded live or streamed and archived for public viewing. Click here
 to watch previous or live Board meetings.

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