News and Announcements

May 25, 2017Celebrating Student Success: Allan Hancock College Foundation Awards Record Number of Scholarships Worth More Than $500,000

Hundreds of students, family, donors, faculty, staff and community members were in attendance… Read More »

May 24, 2017A Look Inside the Numbers: Allan Hancock College's Record-Breaking Class of 2017

Commencement will be held Friday, May 26, at 1 p.m., in the Commons… Read More »

May 22, 2017Registration Under Way for Hancock Summer and Fall Classes in the Lompoc Valley

Visit Class Search for course details… Read More »

May 19, 2017Twenty-nine Cadets Graduate from Hancock's Fire Academy

Nearly half of the graduates already have jobs secured with Central Coast fire departments… Read More »

May 19, 2017Sweet 16: Hancock Students Achieve State's Highest Transfer Acceptance Rate to Cal Poly for 16th Straight Year

Transfer rate for Hancock students more than triples state average… Read More »

May 18, 2017Six Hancock Athletes Sign With Four-Year Universities

The student-athletes will play at Division I, Division II and NAIA schools… Read More »

May 18, 2017Online College Classes Offer Students Flexibility and Convenience

Sign up for a six or eight week online class today!… Read More »

May 17, 2017Hancock Honors 21 Retiring Faculty and Staff

The retirees contributed 468 years of service to the college… Read More »

May 15, 2017San Luis Obispo and Righetti High Schools Earn Top Prizes During Allan Hancock College's High School Welding Contest

Nearly 100 high school students from seven area schools participated in the competition… Read More »

May 15, 2017Hancock Community Education Gives In-Person Help for Summer Class Registration

Four workshops offered May 23, 24, 31 and June 1… Read More »

May 15, 2017Allan Hancock College Foundation To Award a Record Number Scholarships Worth More Than $500,000 at Reception on May 25

Scholarships range from $250 to $10,000 this year… Read More »

May 11, 2017Five Hancock Students Qualify For SkillsUSA National Championships

SkillsUSA is a national organization for students in trade, industrial, technical and health occupations education… Read More »

May 08, 2017New Summer College for Kids Combine Learning With Fun

Classes begin June 12… Read More »

May 08, 2017Apply Today for Financial Aid at Allan Hancock College

Hancock students received more than $30 million in financial assistance last year… Read More »

May 08, 2017Hancock Concert Band to Hold Spring Pops Concert Saturday, May 13

A pre-concert discussion of the music starts at 7:15 p.m.… Read More »

May 05, 2017More Than 1,500 Reasons to Register for Summer and Fall Classes at Allan Hancock College

Summer classes begin June 5; Fall classes start the week of August 21… Read More »

May 03, 2017Hancock Celebrates Student Success at Second Annual College Signing Day

More than 100 students attended the event… Read More »

May 02, 2017Losing A Legend: Former Allan Hancock College Trustee President Henry M. Grennan Passes Away

Grennan served on the board of trustees for 12 years… Read More »

May 02, 2017Apply Today For Hancock's Dental Assisting Program For Fall Semester

Two-semester program begins in August… Read More »

May 01, 2017Hancock Jazz Band Announces Annual Spring Concert on May 18

Performance starts at 7 p.m. at the Unity Chapel of Light Church in Orcutt… Read More »

May 01, 2017Detroit Lions Sign Former Hancock Player Josh Thornton

The cornerback will attend the Lions' rookie camp next month… Read More »

April 28, 2017Hancock Wins Five State Awards for Design and Advertising

Important recognition from fellow public affairs and design peers… Read More »

April 28, 2017Hancock Honor Students and Advisor Win State Awards

The ultimate recognition for all of their hard work and dedication… Read More »

April 28, 2017New Student Club at Allan Hancock College Makes Donation to the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley

The first big presenation by a fairly new Hancock club… Read More »

April 26, 2017New Course Enhances Medical Assistants' Skills and Employability

To prepare new graduates and experienced medical professionals for state board-approved certification exams… Read More »

April 21, 2017City of Santa Maria Officially Declares April 26, 2017 "Allan Hancock College Foundation Day" in Honor of Foundation's 40th Anniversary

The Foundation has been supporting Hancock students since 1977… Read More »

April 18, 2017Hancock Faculty Recital Set For Thursday, May 4

Featuring Hancock's own music department faculty members… Read More »

April 17, 2017Wide Variety of Summer Classes Offered in Santa Maria

Complete your general ed, or try something out for fun this summer… Read More »

April 14, 2017Hancock to Host Yell Mujer Conference April 29 to Empower Female Students to Be Bold for Change

Teaching young women to be confident in themselves and to aim for success! … Read More »

April 14, 2017Allan Hancock College Foundation Awards Scholarships to Help Students Transition From Noncredit to Credit Classes

Providing relief for undocumented students looking to start or continue their education… Read More »

April 14, 2017Nineteen Students Graduate From Hancock's CORE Custody Academy

A group of decidicated, hard-working individuals… Read More »

April 12, 2017Hancock Basketball Player Dominic Jackson Signs With Texas A&M International

Hard work pays off for an outstanding student athlete… Read More »

April 11, 2017Hancock Youth Dancers Present "Pinocchio" in a Magical Moments Production

The classic tale to be told through a variety of music and different forms of dance… Read More »

April 11, 2017Renowned Guest Performers Featured in Hancock's Folklorico!

A celebration of Mexico's lively and diverse culture… Read More »

April 17, 2017Allan Hancock College Singers to Perform Classic Showtunes and Broadway Hits During Spring Concert on May 11

A little something for everyone to enjoy… Read More »

April 07, 2017Hancock Student Victor DeAlba Receives Prestigious Coca-Cola Gold Scholarship

Recognition for years of hard work… Read More »

April 07, 2017Gene Haas Foundation Donates $30,000 to Hancock's Machining Manufacturing Program for Second Straight Year

Helping students gain access to better equipment, host events and workshops, and attend competitions… Read More »

April 07, 2017Hancock's Friday Night Science Event To Feature New Demonstrations, Exhibits and Stage Show On May 5

Combining fun, learning, and fundraising… Read More »

April 07, 2017There Is Still Time to Support Hancock Clubs in Inaugural Love Your Club Crowdfunding Campaign

Help a club at Hancock reach their goal… Read More »

April 06, 2017Soaring To New Heights: Hancock Track and Field's Brent Dionisio Seeks Redemption and State Title

After a brief hiatus, Dionisio returns as a patient and focused athlete ready to take the win… Read More »

April 05, 2017Interested In a Career In Healthcare? Apply Today For Hancock's Medical Assisting and Medical Billing and Coding Programs

California has the highest employment rate in both medical assisting, and medical billing and coding… Read More »

April 04, 2017Three Hancock Women's Soccer Players Sign With Waldorf University

The first women's soccer players to sign with four-year universities in four years… Read More »

April 03, 2017Allan Hancock College To Celebrate Partnership With Fresno State, Hosts Bulldog Day April 12

Not just for those who gave been accepted, but also interested in what Fresno State has to offer… Read More »

March 31, 2017Hancock's Summer and Fall Credit Class Schedules Available Online April 10; Registration for Both Semesters Starts May 1

Register for summer semester, or fall-- or both!… Read More »

March 29, 2017Former NASA Astronaut Encourages Students to Dream Big

An inspiring event that hosted a crowd of nearly 800… Read More »

March 29, 2017Hancock To Honor 1972 State Championship Baseball Team During Special Pregame Ceremony Thursday, March 30

The team that won the college's first baseball state championship 45 years ago… Read More »

March 29, 2017New State Data Show Big Wage Gains For Students Who Earn Associate Degrees Or Certificates at California Community Colleges

Earning a degree or certificate from a California community college can lead to a well-paying career… Read More »

March 23, 2017Hancock Presents the Annual Fine Arts Faculty Show

Featuring a broad range of media from Hancock's own artist-teachers… Read More »

March 23, 2017Boy Scouts Earn Architecture Merit Badges With Help From Hancock

The second year in a row Allan Hancock has been involved with the Boy Scouts merit program… Read More »

March 16, 2017Community Invited to Hear From Former NASA Astronaut José Hernández At Hancock March 28; Free Event Targets Launching the Next Generation of Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

He had a dream to become an astronaut while he was working in the fields and made it a reality… Read More »

March 14, 2017Hancock Student Liz Pompa to Recieve Prestigious Latino Legacy Award

A student, leader, and advocate for Latinos… Read More »

March 14, 2017Inaugural Love Your Club Crowdfunding Campaign to Feature Ten Hancock Clubs and Programs In Need of Community Support

A unique opportunity to empower Hancock clubs and the community… Read More »

March 13, 2017Hancock Nursing Program Ranked in Top Four Percent in The State

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March 06, 2017Spring Fast Track Classes At Allan Hancock College Offer College At The Speed Of Life

Great for busy students who are looking to fit more classes into their schedule… Read More »

March 06, 2017Hancock's Victor DeAlba Named To All-California Academic First Team

A position determined by a student's grades, leadership, and community service… Read More »

March 03, 2017Hancock To Host Sixth Annual International Women's Day March 8

Focusing on empowering, respecting, and appreciating women… Read More »

March 02, 2017Hancock Students Shine At SkillsUSA Competition

Participating students earned a combined total of 17 medals… Read More »

March 01, 2017Allan Hancock College Foundation Board Welcomes Six New Directors

Brought together to support the students and the school with their collective knowledge and great enthusiasm… Read More »

February 27, 2017Registration Is Under Way For Spring Short-Term Classes

A great option for students who need to fit more classes into their schedule… Read More »

February 24, 2017United States Olympic Committee Awards Medal to Hancock Coach Mike Ashmore For His Work With Silver Medalist Josh Prenot

Well-deserved recognition for Coach Mike Ashmore… Read More »

February 22, 2017Professional Dancers From "Dancing With The Stars" To Hold Latin Dance Class At Hancock Feb. 25; Class Is Open To Public

A class for those who enjoy watching or performing the art of dance… Read More »

February 21, 2017Fine Arts Retirees Celebrated In Dance Spectrum

Honoring retirees Shelagh Garren, Bob Nichols, and Deborah West… Read More »

February 21, 2017Hancock Women's Basketball Earns First Playoff Bid Since 1995, Faces Santa Ana in First Round of SoCal Regionals

Despite losing their starting point guard, the Lady Bulldogs pull through and earn themselves a spot in the postseason… Read More »

February 16, 2017Hancock Offers Short-Term Classes At Vandenberg AFB, All Courses Are Open To The Public

Earn college credits quickly with these six to eight week courses… Read More »

February 16, 2017Hancock Concert Band To Perform Annual Spring Pops Concert March 11

Featuring a mix of musical selections ranging from patriotic to classical to Disney… Read More »

February 15, 2017Allan Hancock College Board of Trustees Adopts Resolution To Support Diversity, Unity, and Undocumented Students

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February 14, 2017Hancock Raises More Than $3,500 To Help Local Residents Battling Cancer

There was more than a 220 percent jump between what was raised this year compare to last year… Read More »

February 10, 2017Hancock Offers Classes and Certification in "Green" Gardening

Learn how to create beautiful landscapes that are efficent, functional, and eco-friendly… Read More »

February 07, 2017Spring Short-Term Classes At Allan Hancock College Offer College At the Speed of Life!

A great option for students looking to complete a general education or major-related class quickly… Read More »

February 03, 2017Playing With A Purpose: Hancock Seeks Community Support During Carney's Coaches vs. Cancer Event Feb. 8, Event Benefits Mission Hope Cancer Center

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January 30, 2017Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Spring Semester

Start off the spring semester Bulldog style… Read More »

January 26, 2017Hancock Offering Free Noncredit Courses in the Santa Ynez Valley

Available for community members interested in learning a new skill or hobby… Read More »

January 25, 2017Register Now For Spring Community Education Classes

Classes offered throughout the community and at all college locations… Read More »

January 23, 2017Hancock's Open Access Career Lab Is A Valuable Resource For Unemployed and Underemployed

Free professional instruction and guidance determining career goals, developing a resumé, and finding a job… Read More »

January 20, 2017Hancock Welcomes American Welding Society To Campus, Offers Networking Opportunites For Students

The first event of its kind… Read More »

January 20, 2017Saturday Hancock Classes Offered At Vandenberg This Spring

A great opportunity for busy students… Read More »

January 18, 2017Youth Dance Classes Offered Through Hancock's College For Kids Program

Nearly 20 youth dance classes available to choose from… Read More »

January 17, 2017Hancock Track and Field To Host Clinic Feb. 11

A unique training opprotunity for young athletes… Read More »

January 17, 2017Register Now For Spring Classes! Online Registration Ends January 22

Semester-length and eight-week classes are still available… Read More »

January 13, 2017Allan Hancock College Proudly Presents The Annual Fine Arts Student Show

Featuring works created in a broad range of media all taught on campus… Read More »

January 13, 2017Hancock Community Education Offers Three Days of Registration Assistance For New Online Application

Get help registering for your Community Ed classes… Read More »

January 12, 2017Registration is Under Way for Spring Fast Track Classes

Spring Fast Track classes, the Concurrent Enrollment program, and spring Community Education classes… Read More »

January 12, 2017Allan Hancock College Offers "START" Sessions for New and Returning Hancock Students

A necessary step to complete prior to enrolling in classes at Hancock… Read More »

January 10, 2017Allan Hancock College Announces Spring 2016 Deans' Honor List

Recognizing students' academic achievements… Read More »

January 10, 2017Online Classes Are a Popular Choice For Students

A convenient way to take classes, great for busy students… Read More »

January 09, 2017Registration Continues for Spring Classes in Santa Maria, Classes Begin the Week of Jan. 23

Students will be able to fufill their general education requirements and also have the option to gain hands-on experience… Read More »

January 06, 2017Hancock Recognized As a White House Healthy Campus, Administration Invited to White House Ceremony

Hancock's Student Health Services diligently spread the Healthy Campus program's message… Read More »

January 05, 2017Registration Under Way for Variety of Online Classes

Coursework can be completed at home or on campus computers at their own pace… Read More »

January 04, 2017Early Childhood Studies Classes Enhance All Career Options, Classes Offered This Spring at Allan Hancock College

For students interested in careers as teachers, child psychologists, social services workers and other related fields… Read More »

January 04, 2017Hancock Offers Spring Classes in the Santa Ynez Valley

Intro to winemaking and wine tasting sales among classes offered… Read More »

January 04, 2017Spring 2017 Classes Offered in the Lompoc Valley, Classes Start the Week of Jan. 23

Students interested in pursuing a career in public safety have dozens of courses to choose from… Read More »


Computers are available for student use… Read More »

December 21, 2016Spring Short-Term Classes Offer College at the Speed of Life!

Art, business, graphics among classes offered… Read More »

December 20, 2016Allan Hancock College Swears In New Police Chief Paul Grohowski

Several local dignitaries in attendance… Read More »

December 20, 2016Veteran Hancock Police Shares Inspirational Message with Guadalupe Middle School Students

Officer Richard Ramirez has served nearly 50 years in law enforcement… Read More »

December 20, 2016Financial Aid Helps Allan Hancock College Students

Application process is quick and easy!… Read More »

December 20, 2016Spring Schedule at a Glance Available Along the Central Coast, Register Today!

Hundreds of classes offered… Read More »

December 16, 2016Hancock Academic Counselor Sworn in to Guadalupe City Council

Antonio Ramirez looks forward to serving his hometown for the next four years… Read More »

December 14, 2016Allan Hancock College Swears in New Trustees

New members represent Trustee Areas 2 and 4… Read More »

December 14, 2016Online Classes are a Popular Choice for Students

Complete a class at your own pace!… Read More »

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Upcoming Events

May 25, 2017
"Celebrating Success" 2017 Scholarship Awards Reception

The 2017 scholarship awards reception will take place Thursday, May 25, at 2 p.m., in the Joe White Memorial Gymnasium. The annual event will honor more than 390 Allan Hancock College students who will receive approximately $501,000 in scholarships this year.

May 25, 2017
Next Steps Workshop

Are you transferring to a university this fall? Don't miss the Next Steps workshop, held Friday, May 25, at 2 p.m. in bldg. A-103 on the Santa Maria campus. UTC staff will go over everything transferring students need to know before leaving AHC. Bring your acceptance letter/email, your login information for your university student portal, and any questions you may have.

May 26, 2017
Commencement 2017

Members of the 96th graduating class of Allan Hancock College will celebrate commencement Friday, May 26, 2017, at 1 p.m. on The Commons at the Santa Maria campus.

June 8, 2017
Law Enforcement Academy Graduation

A graduation ceremony for the Law Enforcement Academy will be held on Thursday, June 8, at 10 a.m. at the Public Training Safety Complex at the Lompoc Valley Center.

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