News and Announcements

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 »

November 06, 2017Hancock Football Hosts Military Appreciation Day Saturday, Nov. 11; Kickoff Moved Up to 1 p.m.

The Bulldogs are ranked 4-0 in American Pacific League play… Read More »

November 02, 2017Hancock's Winter and Spring Class Schedules now Available Online; Registration for Both Semesters Starts November 13

Winter session begins Dec. 18; Spring semester starts Jan. 22… Read More »

November 01, 2017Educators, Counselors and Advocates Intersect at 2017 Equity Summit

More than 200 were in attendance at "Intersections"… Read More »

October 31, 2017Bulldog Bound Students Experience 3E: Elementary. Exploration. Event.

Nearly 400 students were in attendance… Read More »

October 30, 2017Allan Hancock College Concert Band Presents Pops Concert

The performance will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the First Baptist Church in Santa Maria… Read More »

October 24, 2017Hancock and Cuesta to Host 2017 Equity Summit "Intersections"

The event will be held on Friday, Oct. 27… Read More »

October 23, 2017"Pyrometric" Exhibit by Ceramist Amiko Matsuo Opening in Ann Foxworthy Gallery at Allan Hancock College

The show runs Oct. 24-Dec. 1… Read More »

October 23, 2017University Bound? Get the Answers October 31, During Transfer Day and College Night at Allan Hancock College

Nearly 40 colleges and universities will be on campus… Read More »

October 19, 2017Hancock Supports DACA Advocacy Week With Events, Resolution From Academic Senate

The week is dedicated to supporting DACA students locally and statewide… Read More »

October 11, 2017Hancock Among the Top 150 Community Colleges in the Nation, Eligible for $1 Million Aspen Prize

This is the fourth time the college has been recognized by the Aspen Institute… Read More »

October 04, 2017Enter if You Dare! Hancock's Frightmare Forest Opens October 20

The 3rd annual event raises funds for Hancock's basketball teams… Read More »

October 03, 2017Get Free Cash for College! Attend a Free Workshop to Complete Application Process

Workshops will be held from October 2017 to February 2018… Read More »

September 25, 2017Coast-To-Coast Choreographers Contribute to Concert

Dimensions in Dance runs Oct. 12-15 in the Marian Theatre… Read More »

September 19, 2017Employers: Meet More Than 3,000 Potential Future Employees at Hancock's 13th Annual Career Exploration Day

More than 100 exhibitors and 2,000 students attended last year's event… Read More »

September 13, 2017Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Fall Semester at the Lompoc Valley Center

This fun, free event will be held 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. outside of building 2… Read More »

September 11, 2017Allan Hancock College Concert Band Presents Annual Fall Pops Concert

A pre-concert verbal description of the music will begin at 7:15 p.m.… Read More »

September 05, 2017Statement from Superintendent/President Kevin G. Walthers, Ph.D. on DACA Decision

The statement was issued to Allan Hancock College students, faculty and staff… Read More »

September 05, 2017Bulldog Bow-WOW Kicks Off Fall Semester

Events take place at the Santa Maria campus and Lompoc Valley Center… Read More »

September 01, 2017Hancock Welcomes the Santa Ynez Valley Community Back to School With an Open House at New Center

The open house will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 4:30-8 p.m.… Read More »

August 30, 2017Lompoc Valley Center Career Week to Direct Community Toward Career Success

Workshops begin Tuesday, Sept. 5… Read More »

August 25, 2017Employers: Meet More Than 3,000 Potential Future Employees at Hancock's 13th Annual Career Exploration Day on October 6

The event will be held in the Commons on the Santa Maria campus… Read More »

August 18, 2017Hancock Promise to Give Graduating High School Students Their First Year Free at AHC Starting Fall 2018

The four-step plan will provide continuous support and guidance for students from elementary school through college… Read More »

August 17, 2017Hancock Welcomes 15 New Full-Time Faculty to Start Fall Semester

Since 2016, Hancock's full-time faculty size has increased by 27 percent… Read More »

August 17, 2017Hancock Hello Welcomes 500 First-Year Students

Campus tours, workshops and counseling services among activities offered at the new student orientation… Read More »

August 17, 2017Less Than One Week Remains to Register for Fall Classes at Hancock

Fall semester begins Aug. 21… Read More »

August 15, 2017Ronald Schram Named Allan Hancock College's Interim Police Chief

Schram has nearly 40 years of law enforcement experience… Read More »

August 15, 2017Phillips 66 Donates $25,000 to Fuel STEM Education at Hancock

The gift will support the college's STEM Week of Discovery program… Read More »

August 14, 2017Hancock's Community Education Offers Registration Assistance for Noncredit Students

Workshops will be held at the college's Santa Maria campus and Lompoc Valley Center… Read More »

August 10, 2017"Myanmar: Moments in Life" Exhibit by Photographer Theresa Gingras Opening in Ann Foxworthy Gallery at Allan Hancock College

Images will be on display Aug. 23-Sept. 29… Read More »

August 09, 2017Tibetan Monks to Create Medicine Buddha Sand Mandala at Allan Hancock College

Opening ceremony will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 5… Read More »

August 09, 2017Registration Continues at Hancock for Fall Classes in the Lompoc Valley

Sign up for a class today!… Read More »

August 07, 2017Allan Hancock College to Host Hancock Hello for New Students Aug. 15

Orientation introduces students and parents to campus and services… Read More »

August 03, 2017Online College Classes Offer Students Flexibility and Convenience

Fall classes begin Aug. 21… Read More »

July 28, 2017Incoming Freshmen Invited to Discover STEM Education at Hancock

The event is free for first-year students… Read More »

July 27, 2017Hancock Receives Regional Equity Award From Association of Community College Trustees, Eligible for National Award

Hancock is only college in California to receive an ACCT regional award this year… Read More »

July 24, 2017Register Now for Fall Community Education Courses

Registration now open for fall Community Education courses… Read More »

Hancock Dean Selected for Inaugural Statewide Leadership ProgramJuly 24, 2017Hancock Dean Selected for Inaugural Statewide Leadership Program

Dean Yvonne Teniente to Attend Statewide Leadership Program Sponsored by Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA)… Read More »

July 21, 2017New Grant Gives the Power of Making to the Community

Allan Hancock College will collaborate with the Santa Maria Public Library and the Santa Maria Discovery Museum… Read More »

July 20, 2017Significance and Impact of Career Education Programs at Allan Hancock College Bolstered by new State Campaign

The launch event was held at the State Capitol in Sacramento… Read More »

July 19, 2017Registration Continues for Fall Classes at Hancock

Hundreds of courses to choose from… Read More »

July 18, 2017Hancock to Open New Santa Ynez Valley Center at Santa Ynez Valley Union High School August 14

Credit and noncredit classes will be offered… Read More »

July 14, 2017Plenty of Options for Students at Hancock's Lompoc Valley Center This Fall, Classes Begin August 21

Nearly 100 classes still available!… Read More »

July 07, 2017State Budget Paves Way for Hancock's Much-Anticipated Fine Arts Complex to Move Forward

The college hopes to break ground in spring 2019… Read More »

July 07, 2017Tickets Available for 16th Annual Joe White Memorial Dinner and Auction, Aug. 26 Event Benefits Hancock Athletics Department

Fundraiser will be held at the Santa Maria Elks Lodge, doors open at 5 p.m.… Read More »

July 05, 2017Hancock Offers Short-Term Saturday Classes at Vandenberg AFB in Fall, All Courses Are Open to the Public

Saturday classes also available at the college's Santa Maria campus and Lompoc Valley Center… Read More »

June 30, 2017Plan Ahead: Fall Class Schedule for Community Education is Online Now

Registration begins July 24… Read More »

June 28, 2017Hancock Students Honored at SkillsUSA National Championship

More than 6,000 students competed at the annual conference… Read More »

June 28, 2017College is Possible at Hancock, Applying for Financial Aid is Free

Don't let the cost of college get in the way of your future!… Read More »

June 24, 2017Allan Hancock College Receives Full Accreditation Reaffirmation

The college has been fully accredited and in good standing since 1952… Read More »

June 23, 2017Hancock Forms Committee to Review Campus Police Department Options, Committee Includes Three Current or Former Police Chiefs

Group will review options and provide feedback to college staff… Read More »

June 20, 2017Registration Continues for Fall Classes at Hancock

Hundreds of classes to choose from… Read More »

June 19, 2017Long-time PCPA Costume Designer Donates Collection of Sketches to Allan Hancock College

Hundreds of sketches donated span the length of almost three football fields… Read More »

June 14, 2017New Community Relations Program Takes Flight at Hancock

Inaugural meeting for the Community Ambassador Program is slated for August… Read More »

June 14, 2017Board Welcomes New Student Trustee With Big Dreams

Yesenia Beas officially sworn in for one-year term… Read More »

June 14, 2017Hancock Expands Program to Allow More High School Students to Complete College Credit Classes This Fall

Concurrent Enrollment classes will be offered at 10 area high schools… Read More »

June 12, 2017Summer Career Lab Opens to Help Community Build Better Futures One Resume at a Time

Career lab will be open June 12-Aug. 4… Read More »

June 12, 2017Badge of Honor: Hancock Campus Safety Officer Daniel Meraz Sees Hard Work Pay Off With Dream Opportunities

Meraz is the first recruit sponsored by the Allan Hancock College Police Department… Read More »

June 09, 2017Industrial Technology Students Continue to Benefit From Generosity of Santa Maria Model A Ford Club

Ten Hancock students awarded a record $8,000 in scholarships… Read More »

June 08, 2017Twenty-Seven Recruits Graduate From Hancock's Law Enforcement Training Academy

Recruits completed nearly 830 hours of training… Read More »

June 07, 2017Allan Hancock College Community Education is Offering Hundreds of Noncredit Classes for the Whole Family This Summer

Nearly 160 classes are available!… Read More »

June 06, 2017Wide Selection of Online Courses Provide Convenience to Hancock Students

Registration continues through Aug. 20… Read More »

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Upcoming Events


January 24, 2018
Fine Arts Student Art Show

Student artists enrolled in the fine arts program are being featured in the annual Fine Arts Student Art Show, on display in the Ann Foxworthy Gallery on the Santa Maria campus Jan. 24-Feb. 21. A reception for the artists will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the gallery. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7:45 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. It is closed on weekends & college holidays. Admission is free, but campus parking is $2/vehicle.

February 15, 2018
PCPA Presents The Crucible

PCPA presents Arthur Miller�s dramatic masterpiece The Crucible, on stage February 15 through March 4, at the Marian Theatre. For box office information, call 805-922-8313.

February 20, 2018
Fake News Forum

Allan Hancock College, the League of Women Voters, The Santa Maria Times, and the Fund for Santa Barbara are sponsoring a panel discussion on the topic of Media Literacy: Recognizing Fake News and What to Do About It. The discussion will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 1-3 p.m. in the Marian Theatre. The public is invited to attend this free event.

February 21, 2018
Wellness Event -- Walmart Vaccine Clinic (LVC)

A Walmart vaccine clinic will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in bldg. 1 at the Lompoc Valley Center.

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