College Achievement Now (CAN)

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Who we are

The College Achievement Now (CAN) program is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education, TRIO Student Support Services grant. The program provides a variety of services to students who are first generation, academically, or financially disadvantaged, or who face physical or learning challenges. Our staff is committed to helping students succeed! CAN students are bright, motivated, and goal-driven scholars who are looking for support to help them achieve their goals.

What We Do

The purpose of our program is to increase retention rates at Allan Hancock College, as well as increase transfer rates to a four-year, higher learning institution. We aim to help students achieve and maintain academic success. Our students are expected to keep a satisfactory overall GPA, attend scheduled events, meet federally mandated objectives, and to complete their Hancock education in less than four years. See our “Program Benefits” section for more information about our services.

general information

THE APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES January 30, 2015.  In general, admittance to the program is on a first-come, first-served basis. Our funding limits the number of students we serve, which is a total of 140 actively enrolled Allan Hancock students. See our “How to Apply” and “FAQ” sections for more information about the application process. Applications can be picked up at building A, room 211 (upstairs from Financial Aid), Monday - Friday 8 AM - 4:30 PM.

Contact information

Santa Maria Campus Building A Room 211
805-922-6966 ext. 3434
canprogram@hancockcollege.edu

 

 

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Maribel Magana

Maribel Magana
Determined is the best word to describe Maribel Magana. Maribel started her college career at Allan Hancock nearly 10 years ago. For personal reasons, she had to take a break from her studies, but eventually she returned to complete an Associate's Degree and her CSU transfer requirements. While at Hancock, Maribel worked part time and juggled the responsibilities of being a wife and mother of three children, all while keeping her GPA above a 3.0. Maribel plans to get her teaching credential so she can teach at an elementary school in the local area. She is funding her university education through AHC Take Flight; an organization of transfer students who collectively receive an investment to pay for college.
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