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SBCC selected to participate in Guided Pathways Project

ANGELA ROSE BICKMANN, Associate Editor

April 13, 2017

Filed under Education, News

City College was selected to participate in the California Guided Pathways Project that will guide students towards a structured educational path from entry to graduation. “I’m absolutely thrilled with what the college has be...

SBCC prepares students for personal training certification

SAMMY ROWINSKI, Channels Staff

April 13, 2017

Filed under Career, Education, News

The Life Fitness Center offers a program to help students receive the National Academy of Sports Medicine personal training certification to become a certified personal trainer. The program prepares students for the training exam ...

Cal State tuition hikes spark controversy this transfer season

TOVA KIBAL, Channels Staff

April 10, 2017

Filed under Education, Financial Aid, News

It is midst spring semester and City College students are getting ready to transfer to a school of their choice, but a controversial tuition raise has gone through for the California State Universities. The Cal State Board...

SBCC plans to launch free adult education program by next fall

AUSTIN P. AMBROSE, Channels Staff

February 22, 2017

Filed under Academic, Education, News

The Santa Barbara City College administration will launch a new adult education program next fall that will create pathways for students to earn an associate's degree by taking free non-credit classes. The program will be called...

Four classrooms at SBCC shut down due to blooming mold

BROOKE SNOW, Channels Staff

January 30, 2017

Filed under Academic, Education, News

Multiple courses were displaced due to the discovery of mold blooming in four East Campus Classrooms at City College just days before the spring semester began. Dean Kenley Neufeld said the problem probably started a while ago, but it...

SBCC program creates pathway to achieve academic success

Gillian Baldwin, Channels Contributor

November 18, 2016

Filed under Academic, Education, Features, Transfer

Enrollment is open for a recently implemented program at City College called iPATH, which is designed to help students create and achieve their transfer goals. It is a transfer program at City College which has a variety of...

SBCC Honors Program launches magazine with grant money

GERARDO ZAVALA, Channels Staff

October 7, 2016

Filed under Education, Features, Honors Program

City College’s Honors Program this semester is launching a biannual online magazine titled "Mesa View," which will publish students’ writing from its yearly student conference. The magazine is being funded in part by a...

Goodbye Moodle, hello Canvas; SBCC adopts new online system

JUSTINE ANDERSEN, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

Filed under Academic, Education, News

City College has officially made the switch from Moodle to the new software Canvas, following several other community colleges across the state. The transition came into effect as a result of the Online Education Initiative, w...

Scheinfeld Center director teaches business success

EVA VALENCIA, Channels Staff

April 22, 2016

Filed under Education, Features, Profile

As the sun beams through the windows of the Scheinfeld Center, it is nowhere near as bright as the smile that radiates from its director sitting behind the desk. In 2014, Julie Samson took on the role as executive director of Th...

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