Diversity Statement

The Board of Trustees of the Allan Hancock Joint Community College District recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding and respect, harmony and creativity, while providing positive images for all students.  The board commits the district to the active promotion of campus diversity, including recruitment and selection of qualified employees from a wide variety of backgrounds and equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment, including assignments, promotions, and transfers.  In addition, the Board of Trustees recognizes that to be effective, an equal employment opportunity plan must be developed, reviewed and adopted in compliance with Education Code and Title 5 requirements.


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WElcome to AHC

Human Resources Introduction Video
Meet our President, Vice Presidents and Board of Trustees in this introduction to Allan Hancock College

History of AHC

Allan Hancock College was founded in 1920 when the Santa Maria High School District established Santa Maria Junior College. Classes were held in high school rooms until 1937, when a bond issue passed and a college wing was built on the northwest corner of the high school campus. Read More » 

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View images of the beautiful surroundings here in the Central Coast submitted by students, staff, and friends of the college. View Gallery » 

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Allan Hancock College provides quality educational opportunities that enhance student learning and the creative, intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of our diverse community.


Allan Hancock College will be the recognized leader in student success through excellence in teaching, learning, and services in an environment of mutual respect.

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Last Modified Sep 4, 2015