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Santa Barbara City College update for Nov. 14

Santa Barbara City College update for Nov. 14

Message from the President – November 2017 November is a time to be thankful. As President of this wonderful institution, I have much to be thankful for. Two recent events reminded me how much I am thankful for our community and its commitment to education. I was recently able to attend and participate in...
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Through Nov. 7 — Award-Winning Local Historian and Author Erin Graffy at SBCC School of Extended Learning: ‘After the Fall: A Cultural History of Postwar Vietnam’

Through Nov. 7 — Award-Winning Local Historian and Author Erin Graffy at SBCC School of Extended Learning: ‘After the Fall: A Cultural History of Postwar Vietnam’

SANTA BARBARA — It’s a period that’s been explored in many ways and mediums, most recently in Ken Burns’ documentary series “The Vietnam War.” However, the country’s postwar history is rarely explored. Now Santa Barbara will have a chance to understand this fascinating and significant time with SBCC School of Extended Learning instructor Erin...
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Nov. 7 — Best Practices in Customer Service – SBCC Career Skills Institute

Nov. 7 — Best Practices in Customer Service – SBCC Career Skills Institute

SANTA BARBARA — This course teaches students how to apply strategies that will retain your valuable customer base and earn repeat business. Students will learn how to resolve complaints, manage verbal and nonverbal communication, and the steps for defusing angry customers. Students may elect to take this course independent of a Career Skills Institute...
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Through Nov. 10 — Tuition Assistance Application Period Opens for SBCC School of Extended Learning Spring Semester

Through Nov. 10 — Tuition Assistance Application Period Opens for SBCC School of Extended Learning Spring Semester

SANTA BARBARA — To help as many people as possible take fee-based classes, SBCC’s School of Extended Learning is opening its Tuition Assistance Awards application period through Nov.10 for the Spring Semester. Students with limited resources can apply for $125 tuition assistance. Application forms are  available online at https://www.thecll.org/library/tuition-assistance. Paper forms are available in person at...
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SBCC — An Open Letter to DACA Students

SBCC — An Open Letter to DACA Students

I am saddened this morning that the President of the United States is not honoring the executive order that created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  As a DACA student, you should know that none of this is of your making.  It is not your fault, and you are the innocent one in...
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Through Oct. 10 — ‘Santa Barbara History You Don’t Know – but Would Love to Ask!’ at SBCC School of Extended Learning

Through Oct. 10 — ‘Santa Barbara History You Don’t Know – but Would Love to Ask!’ at SBCC School of Extended Learning

SANTA BARBARA — Santa Barbara’s past is filled with quirky characters, great inventions and forgotten stories that would even surprise a local. Whether you were born on the South Coast or made it a permanent home after falling for the coastline, local historian and SBCC School of Extended Learning instructor Erin Graffy will uncover...
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Oct. 23 — Chicken Soup for the Soul Originator Presents Mind & Supermind Lecture at SBCC School of Extended Learning

Oct. 23 — Chicken Soup for the Soul Originator Presents Mind & Supermind Lecture at SBCC School of Extended Learning

SANTA BARBARA — SBCC School of Extended Learning welcomes Chicken Soup for the Soul originator Jack Canfield to present the next Mind & Supermind lecture, “How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want To Be: A Holistic Approach” on Oct. 23. In this highly interactive and engaging presentation, Canfield will share...
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SBCC Message from the President — July 2017

SBCC Message from the President — July 2017

  Message from the President – July 2017   In the early years, California’s community colleges were very much local community schools. The students were from local neighborhoods; the funding was from local sources; and the trustees, administrators, faculty, and staff were from the local area. This was certainly true of Santa Barbara City...
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Aug. 24 — Express yourself! Learn to sing and play the recorder, study music of the ‘60s

Aug. 24 — Express yourself! Learn to sing and play the recorder, study music of the ‘60s

SANTA BARBARA — Can’t help singing along with the radio during the morning commute or tapping along to the beat? Channel that energy into a new hobby by taking a tuition-free class at the SBCC School of Extended Learning focusing on music. Older adult students will learn vocal techniques, song interpretation and performance technique...
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Aug. 25 — Master the written word! Discover what it takes to get your fiction published and study short stories

Aug. 25 — Master the written word! Discover what it takes to get your fiction published and study short stories

SANTA BARBARA — Intriguing characters, a good story line and a compelling narrative voice are among the characteristics of effective, publishable fiction. With more than 30 years of experience at the executive editor level for a variety of publishers, SBCC School of Extended Learning Teacher Shelly Lowenkopf will go over these necessary elements and...
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July 8 — Shaman and Surgeon Explores Dream Interpretation

July 8 — Shaman and Surgeon Explores Dream Interpretation

SANTA BARBARA — A western trained surgeon and initiated African shaman, CLL teacher David Cumes M.D. will share his unique perspective and training to explore how spirit guides script our dreams and how to interpret them from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 8 at the Schott Campus, Schott Auditorium, 310 W. Padre Street, Santa...
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May 12-14 — SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning to Host 10th Annual Nonviolent Communication Conference

May 12-14 — SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning to Host 10th Annual Nonviolent Communication Conference

SANTA BARBARA — SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning (the CLL) is offering a workshop of special interest to Santa Barbara’s unique nonprofit and philanthropic community May 12-14 . The CLL will host the 10th Annual Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Conference at the Wake Campus Thornton Auditorium, 300 N. Turnpike Rd. 10th Annual Nonviolent Communication (NVC)...
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SBCC Student Awarded National Engineers Week Scholarship

SBCC Student Awarded National Engineers Week Scholarship

SANTA BARBARA — SBCC Aerospace Engineering student Jeffrey Sorenson was recently awarded The E-Week Scholarship for Engineering, one of ten college students in the combined counties of Santa Barbara and Ventura to receive the award. The scholarships of $1,000 for each recipient were awarded at the 43rd annual E-Weeks Awards Banquet in at Cal State...
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LinkedIn Officially Endorses SBCC Career Skills Institute

LinkedIn Officially Endorses SBCC Career Skills Institute

SANTA BARBARA — SBCC Career Skills Institute is proud to announce its endorsement by LinkedIn for its outstanding efforts to build a better future for the community’s workforce and employers. The Career Skills Institute and LinkedIn share the common goal of helping professionals achieve their highest potential and value in the marketplace. “At LinkedIn,...
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Spring Registration for SBCC Career Skills Institute Opens Dec. 13

Spring Registration for SBCC Career Skills Institute Opens Dec. 13

Spring Semester features more than 50 classes and the opportunity to earn Digital Badges in 19 career advancement areas SANTA BARBARA — SBCC Career Skills Institute is pleased to announce that registration begins December 13 for over 50 short courses and 19 Digital Badges in the areas of business, design, and technology. The Career...
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