News and Announcements

August 16, 2018PG&E Donates $15,000 to Support The Hancock Promise

A presentation was made at the Board of Trustees meeting on Aug. 14… Read More »

August 15, 2018Fifteen Men and Women Graduate From Hancock's Law Enforcement Training Academy, Class Ranks #1 in State Academically

Graduates ranged from 21 to 39 years old… Read More »

August 13, 2018Less Than One Week Remains to Register for Fall Classes at Hancock

Hundreds of classes still available!… Read More »

August 09, 2018Lee-Volker Cox Elected to Replace Valerie Moya Boice as President of the Allan Hancock College Foundation Board of Directors

Cox joined the foundation board in 2016… Read More »

July 26, 2018Wide Selection of Online Courses Provide Convenience to Hancock Students

Eleven associate degrees can be earned entirely online at Hancock… Read More »

July 23, 2018Register Today for Fall Community Education Classes

Nearly 250 classes available!… Read More »

July 11, 2018Registration Continues at Hancock for Fall Classes in the Lompoc Valley

Sign up for a class today!… Read More »

July 10, 2018Tickets Available for 17th Annual Joe White Memorial Dinner and Auction

Aug. 25 event benefits Hancock athletics department… Read More »

July 06, 2018Registration Continues for Fall Classes at Hancock

Fall classes begin the week of Aug. 20… Read More »

June 22, 2018Hancock Wines Win Big at the Orange County Wine Competition

The event is the largest and most comprehensive judging of California wines in the world… Read More »

June 15, 2018Hancock Board of Trustees Approve Bond Measure to Modernize Facilities and Technology

The bond measure will appear on the November ballot… Read More »

June 15, 2018Hancock Welcomes New Winery Operations Manager

Wine industry expert Dave Corey brings more than 20 years of experience to the college… Read More »

June 15, 2018Eighteen Career Technical Programs at Hancock Honored by the State for Strong Workforce Outcomes

Hancock offers more than 30 CTE programs and nearly 150 degrees and certificates to choose from… Read More »

June 11, 2018Thirteen Recruits Graduate from Hancock's Law Enforcement Training Academy

Twelve of the 13 recruits already have jobs secured with local law enforcement agencies… Read More »

June 05, 2018Online Classes at Hancock Offer Students Flexibility and Convenience, Summer Classes Begin Week of June 11

Dozens of classes to choose from!… Read More »

May 30, 2018Allan Hancock College Offers Something for Everyone This Summer

Six- and eight-week classes begin June 11… Read More »

May 25, 2018Graduating with Distinction: Record 1,009 Students Graduate from Allan Hancock College

The 97th annual commencement was held in The Commons on the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

May 25, 2018Registration Continues for Hancock Summer Youth Sports Camps

A trio of summer camps will be held… Read More »

May 25, 2018Rising Stars Recognized at the Allan Hancock College Foundation Scholarship Banquet

Hundreds of students, their families, and donors attended the annual event… Read More »

May 23, 2018Changing the Odds for a Better Future: Hancock Recognizes Achievements of Noncredit Students

More than 120 noncredit students honored at annual ceremony… Read More »

May 22, 2018Righetti, Nipomo and Templeton High Schools Earn Top Prizes at Allan Hancock College's High School Welding Contest

The all-day competition featured more than $8,000 in prizes… Read More »

May 18, 2018Twenty-Eight Cadets Graduate From Hancock's Fire Academy

Nearly half of the graduating recruits have jobs lined up with fire agencies… Read More »

May 18, 2018Hancock Baseball Head Coach Chris Stevens Named Victory Coach of the Year by CCCBCA

In 17 seasons as head coach of the Bulldogs, Stevens has 320 career victories… Read More »

May 18, 2018Community Action Commission Honors Hancock Superintendent/President Kevin G. Walthers, Ph.D. as a Champion

A committee comprised of CAC board members, elected officials and representatives from several community organizations selected the honorees… Read More »

May 17, 2018Hancock Honors 22 Retiring Faculty and Staff

The group had 429 years of combined service to the college… Read More »

May 17, 2018Hancock's Cary Nerelli Inducted Into Northern Santa Barbara County Athletic Round Table Hall of Fame

Coach Nerelli has won 529 career basketball games over 31 seasons as head coach at Morro Bay High School and Hancock… Read More »

May 16, 2018Allan Hancock College Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Ambassador Program

Prospective members have until July 31 to apply… Read More »

May 15, 2018Students Aim High to Reach Educational Goals with AIM Fund awards

Sixteen students recently received AIM scholarship awards… Read More »

May 10, 2018Hancock Student Wins SkillsUSA State Competition to Advance to Nationals, Hopes to Inspire Women in the Process

Gold medal winner Lorena Hernandez will put her skills to the test in Kentucky in June… Read More »

May 09, 2018Hancock Names Bob Curry New Vice President of Academic Affairs

Curry begins his new position on July 1… Read More »

May 08, 201817 and Counting: Hancock Students Achieve State's Highest Transfer Acceptance Rate to Cal Poly for 17th Straight Year

Hancock is one of eight community colleges from five counties included in Cal Poly's Region 6… Read More »

May 04, 2018College Signing Day Recognizes Hundreds of Hancock Transfer Students

Transferees celebrated their accomplishments at the college's third-annual event… Read More »

May 04, 2018Fund Your Future Event Teaches Financial Literacy to the Community

Credit management among topics discussed at workshop… Read More »

May 02, 2018"Celtic Spring" Concert Brings Lively Sounds of the British Isles to the Central Coast

A broad spectrum of Gaelic, Irish, Scottish and English tunes will be performed… Read More »

May 01, 2018Hancock Dedicates First Student-Created Murals at Lompoc Valley Center

The murals pay tribute to space exploration… Read More »

April 30, 2018Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 Classes Begins Apr. 30

Summer classes begin June 11; Fall term begins Aug. 20… Read More »

April 30, 2018Former Hancock Football Star Malik Williams Signs With Atlanta Falcons

Williams was an all-state player for the college in 2015… Read More »

April 24, 2018Online Schedule of Summer and Fall Classes Available Now, Registration at Allan Hancock College Begins May 5

Hundreds of classes are available!… Read More »

April 23, 2018Days Before Historic Launch to Mars, NASA's Chief Scientist to Give Free Presentation at Hancock on May 1

The lecture is free and open to the public… Read More »

April 20, 2018NASA and JPL to Participate in Allan Hancock College's Mars Week Leading Up to Historic Launch from Vandenberg AFB

Mars Week is Apr. 30-May 4… Read More »

April 19, 2018Hancock Set to Celebrate Mexico's Cultural Heritage With ¡Folklórico! Performance

The show runs May 2-5 in the Severson Theatre… Read More »

April 17, 2018Hancock Proudly Presents Exhibit of Photographs by Retired Faculty Steven Lewis

Lewis taught for 34 years at the college… Read More »

April 17, 2018Medical Assistants can Enhance Skills and Employability With Eight-Week Summer Course at Allan Hancock College

Registration begins April 30… Read More »

April 16, 2018Bidding Begins for Friends of the AHC Library Gift Baskets

The silent auction runs through April 26… Read More »

April 16, 2018Hancock Public Affairs Office Wins Eight State Awards for Marketing, Design and Advertising

Judges selected winners in almost 40 categories from nearly 500 entries… Read More »

April 16, 2018Hancock Bookstore and English Department Celebrate National Poetry Month With Community Event Thursday, April 26

Poetry fans of all ages are encouraged to come!… Read More »

April 10, 2018"Made in Santa Maria" Brings Creative Entrepreneurship to Hancock and the Community

The event will focus on the concept of "Placemaking"… Read More »

April 09, 2018Hancock's College Achievement Now (CAN) Director to Receive Latino Legacy Award

Petra Gomez will be honored at a ceremony on Sunday, Apr. 15… Read More »

March 20, 2018Hancock's Annual Fine Arts Faculty Art Exhibit Opens, Showcases Diversity and Talent of Instructors

The show is free and open to the public… Read More »

March 14, 2018Hancock Unveils Student Mural Outside Its Santa Maria Library

The mural stands 16' by 8' tall… Read More »

March 14, 2018Hancock's New Spanish Debate Team Wins Cal Poly Competition, Earns First Team Victory

The debate team consists of 11 Hancock students… Read More »

March 14, 2018Oscar Nominee to Discuss Award-Winning Documentary at Hancock

The event is free and open to the public… Read More »

March 12, 2018Five Hancock Clubs Look for Community Support in College's Annual Love Your Club Crowdfunding Campaign

Join the crowdfunding movement, no donation is too small!… Read More »

March 09, 2018Spring Short-Term Classes at Allan Hancock College Offer College at the Speed of LIfe!

Register for a class today!… Read More »

March 07, 2018Guest Celebrities to Perform and Choreograph for Hancock's Dance Spectrum, Spring Show Runs March 15-18

Performances will be held in the Marian Theatre on the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

March 05, 2018Allan Hancock College Foundation Board Welcomes Two New Directors

The board includes nearly 30 community members from the Santa Maria, Lompoc and Santa Ynez valleys… Read More »

March 02, 2018Retiring Fine Arts Instructors Celebrated in Dance Spectrum, Annual Spring Show Runs March 15-18

More than 60 students, faculty and guests will perform 14 original works… Read More »

March 02, 2018Hancock's Y.E.L.L. Conference Inspires High School Students to Return as Hancock Promise Students

Motivational speakers, workshops and prizes among event activities… Read More »

March 02, 2018Hancock Concert Band to Hold Spring Pops Concert on March 10

More than 80 musicians set to perform… Read More »

February 27, 2018Rabobank Awards $1 Million to Support The Hancock Promise

More than 100 people in attendance at announcement … Read More »

February 20, 2018Hancock Men's Basketball Earns No. 10 Seed and First Round Bye, Bulldogs Play Friday at No. 7 Fullerton in Second Round

This season, the Bulldogs reached the 20-win mark for the first time in five years… Read More »

February 15, 2018Hancock to Host Fake News Forum on Tuesday, Feb. 20

The free event will be held from 1-3 p.m. in the Marian Theatre… Read More »

February 09, 2018Four Hancock Fine Arts Instructors Featured in The Arts Fund's New Exhibit, Northern Exposure

New exhibit opens Feb. 9… Read More »

February 08, 2018Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Spring Semester at the Lompoc Valley Center

This event is sponsored by the college's Associated Student Body Government (ASBG)… Read More »

February 08, 2018Hancock Football's Taupule Asotau Signs National Letter of Intent With Western State Colorado University

Asotau plans to earn a bachelor's degree in kinesiology… Read More »

February 07, 2018Nearly 50 Hancock Student-Athletes Make Fall 2017 Dean's List

Included on the list -- 11 student-athletes who received 4.0 GPAs… Read More »

February 01, 2018Join the Makerspace Movement! Attend an Open House Friday at Hancock

Hancock was one of 24 colleges in the state to receive a CCC Maker Implementation Grant last summer… Read More »

January 31, 2018Turning The Page: Hancock Students Benefit From President's Circle Textbook Donation, College Announces Zero Textbook Cost Degrees

The textbooks will be on reserve in the college's Santa Maria and Lompoc Valley Center libraries… Read More »

January 31, 2018Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Spring Semester

Meet faculty and staff, enjoy free music and food, and much more!… Read More »

January 29, 2018Playing With a Purpose: Hancock Seeks Community Support During Annual Carney's Coaches vs. Cancer Event on Feb. 3

Event to benefit Mission Hope Cancer Center… Read More »

January 25, 2018Deadline Approaching for AHC Foundation Scholarships--Apply Today!

The deadline to apply is Feb. 21… Read More »

January 24, 2018New Information Workshops Help Students and Parents Navigate The Path to Promise

Sessions will be held in English and Spanish… Read More »

January 24, 2018Allan Hancock College Proudly Presents Annual Fine Arts Student Art Show

More than 100 works of art on display… Read More »

January 19, 2018Online Classes are a Popular Choice for Students

Nearly 90 classes available!… Read More »

January 09, 2018Spring Registration Workshops Assist Noncredit Students with Enrollment

Workshops will take place Jan. 16, 17 & 18 at bldg. S in Santa Maria… Read More »

January 09, 2018Hancock Recording Arts Students Seek Local Musicians to Lay Down Bulldog Beats

Local musicians will record on a Tuesday and receive a demo the following Thursday… Read More »

January 05, 2018Energize Your Future: Register for Evening Electronics Classes at Hancock, Spring Classes Start Jan. 22

Get a head start on a new career, register for classes today!… Read More »

January 04, 2018Spring Schedule at a Glance Available Along the Central Coast, Register Today!

Nearly 1,000 classes offered this spring… Read More »

January 02, 2018Register Now for Spring Classes! Online Registration Ends January 21

Online registration is available 24/7… Read More »

December 20, 2017Financial Aid Helps Allan Hancock College Students

The application process is quick and easy!… Read More »

December 19, 2017Online Classes are a Popular Choice for Students

Spring classes begin the week of Jan. 22… Read More »

December 15, 2017Hancock Soccer's Mario Delgado Named Junior College Scholar All-American

The sophomore defender landed on the USCA Junior College Men's Scholar All-America Second Team… Read More »

December 15, 2017New Cash for College Workshops Added With Extended Hours

Appointments are not required, bilingual assistance is available!… Read More »

December 14, 2017Allan Hancock College Youth Dancers Present The Nutcracker Ballet

The performance will be held Dec. 16-17 at the Ethel Pope Auditorium… Read More »

December 13, 2017Hancock Launches $10 Million Endowment for The Hancock Promise, Announces Major Gifts Including $250,000 Grant From Santa Barbara Foundation

The program provides high school graduates their first year free of tuition and fees at Allan Hancock College… Read More »

December 11, 2017Picture a Better You -- Enroll in a Spring Community Education Class!

Classes offered include beekeeping, fitness, food photography and much more… Read More »

December 11, 2017Registration Continues for Spring Classes at Allan Hancock College, Classes Begin the Week of Jan. 22

More than 900 classes still available!… Read More »

December 10, 2017Classes to Continue as Scheduled on Monday Dec. 11 at Allan Hancock College's Santa Maria and Lompoc locations

Classes will continue as scheduled at Allan Hancock College on Monday, December 11 at the college's Santa Maria campus and Lompoc Valley Center to accommodate final exams.… Read More »

December 08, 2017Twenty-Four Recruits Graduate From Hancock's Law Enforcement Training Academy

The ceremony was held at the Public Safety Training Complex at the Lompoc Valley Center… Read More »

December 08, 2017Twenty-Nine Cadets Graduate From Hancock's Fire Academy

Several members of Battalion #140 already have jobs lined up at local fire departments… Read More »

December 04, 2017Fifth- and Sixth-Graders and Their Families Invited to Hancock's Bulldog Bound Basketball Bonanza on Sat., Dec. 9

The event takes place at the Joe White Memorial Gymnasium… Read More »

December 01, 2017Taxpayers to Save $10 Million After Hancock Refinances Bond Measure I; Trustees Award Architectural Contract for the Fine Arts Complex

Significant developments made regarding Bond Measure I… Read More »

November 30, 2017High School Students and Parents to Learn About the Hancock Promise Next Week at Information Sessions

Sessions will be held in English and Spanish in Lompoc, Santa Maria and Santa Ynez… Read More »

November 30, 2017Hancock Jazz Band Announces Annual Winter Concert on Dec. 7

This event is free, donations are accepted… Read More »

November 22, 2017Allan Hancock College Singers to Perform With Santa Maria Philharmonic Orchestra

The concert will be held at the First Baptist Church in Santa Maria… Read More »

November 20, 2017Registration Under Way for Hancock Baseball's Winter Youth Camp

The clinic will be held Dec. 21-23… Read More »

November 15, 2017Conference Champion Hancock Football to Host Southwestern in American Championship Bowl Nov. 18

Kickoff will be at 4 p.m. at Santa Maria High School… Read More »

November 15, 2017Allan Hancock College Concert Band Presents Christmas Concert

Admission is free!… Read More »

November 15, 2017Apply Online Today for Allan Hancock College Foundation Scholarships

Last year, the foundation awarded a record 470 scholarships worth more than $500,000 to 394 students… Read More »

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Upcoming Events

July 27, 2018
PCPA Presents Mamma Mia!

The sunny and funny Mamma Mia! spins and sparkles into the ultimate feel-good smash hit musical for summer, playing July 27-Aug. 26 at the Solvang Festival Theater. For box office information, call 1-805-922-8313 or email at

August 16, 2018
PCPA Presents Arcadia

From the author of Shakespeare in Love, Tom Stoppard's Arcadia is considered one of the greatest plays of its time. The play runs August 16-25 in the Marian Theatre. For box office information, call 1-805-922-8313 or email at

August 20, 2018
College Achievement Now (CAN-TRIO) Open House

CAN-TRIO will host an open house Aug. 20-23, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., in room A211 on the Santa Maria campus. Get the answers to your questions, enjoy snacks, free prizes, and good vibes for the semester!

August 25, 2018
Women's Volleyball

@ Cuesta, Scrimmage

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