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SBCC Foundation offers nearly a million dollars in scholarships

Marika Cederlund, Channels Contributor

December 2, 2013

The competition of receiving a City College sponsored scholarship is big, but with the right technique, effort and willingness, every student has a chance of receiving one. Applications for the next academic year are open on...

As City College ends, the debt begins

Rachel Zemanek, Associate Editor

December 2, 2013

As I register for my last semester at City College, the thought of transferring is very prevalent in my every day thinking.  I’ve been checking my admission status at Colorado State University like an anxious five-year-old w...

Students cutting class could lose financial aid

Melissa Tovar, Channels Staff

November 18, 2013

Fall semester is quickly coming to an end and the new grade mark “FW” will make its statement soon. The grade mark “FW” (fail-withdrawal) is intended to differentiate students who failed from poor grades and those wh...

Students gain access to new financial education program

Scott Buffon, News Editor

October 7, 2013

Santa Barbara City College made a deal with American Student Assistance to provide the financial education program, SALT, for students and alumnus. The program gives students a lifetime membership to SALT's financial service...

Assemblyman Williams proposes controversial bills to aid students

Ana Mezic, News Editor

March 20, 2013

California Assemblyman Das Williams spoke with The Channels to discuss two bills he hopes will improve the financial standing of working-class students by covering expenses and offering intersession courses. Williams began...

Editorial: New transfer agreement not enough

September 22, 2010

Most students typically attend community college to receive an Associate's Degree or transfer to a 4-year university. But those looking to transfer are in for a challenge with the current state of education in California. Tuition ...

Federal financial aid relief years away despite new legislation

Sofia Gjerstad and Sofia Gjerstad

April 21, 2010

New federal legislation attached to the much-talked about health care bill will take several years before it provides aid to the finances of college students. On March 30, 2010 President Barack Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. It will have four major...

Art Department anticipates busy Spring

SaraLloyd Truax and SaraLloyd Truax

March 17, 2010

From the awarding of scholarships, to exchanging art work with students in Michigan, to the formation of new clubs, to guest lecturers and a variety of art exhibits, City College's Art Department is a busy and creative place. "It's...

Golf Classic raises funds for Athletic Department

Connor Trauger and Connor Trauger

March 17, 2010

A capacity field of 120 golfers attended City College's annual Golf Classic Fundraiser that aids over 400 student athletes in 17 sports at La Cumbre Country Club March 15th. "This money allows SBCC to have a comprehensive athlet...

17th Annual Golf Classic on March 15

Connor Trauger

March 10, 2010

La Cumbre Country Club will host City College's 17th annual Golf Classic fundraiser on March 15. The fundraiser aids more than 400 student-athletes in 17 sports. This year, its annual honoree is the Cottage Health Syste...

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