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  • Cal Poly President reaches out to students at Santa Maria High

    May 4, 2012 8:22 PM

    Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong spoke to parents and students at Santa Maria High School, letting them know how they can become future students at Cal Poly. Santa Maria High School is one of Cal Poly's partner schools. Fewer than 30 percent of the students at Santa Maria High... more »
  • California Community College Fee Waiver recipients on the rise

    February 27, 2012 9:07 PM

    According to California Community College Chancellor, Jack Scott, more students are receiving fee waivers this year. The state-issued fee waivers helps qualified low-income students pay tuition. Since more students are receiving them, the 112-campus system faces a $149 million deficit. This is on top of an already $400 million... more »
  • UCSB student educates community about the dangers of carbon monoxide

    January 24, 2012 9:00 PM

    It's colorless, odorless, and tasteless. You don't know it's there, but it can hurt you the same way it harmed Nikkie Sedaghat. "They told my mother, she had a two percent chance of living. She's not going to wake up for 6 months to a year, and she might... more »
  • State budget woes force community colleges to slash student enrollment

    March 31, 2011 9:27 PM

    Going to school at a community college is about to get a lot tougher. California's community colleges will likely slash enrollment this fall by 400,000 students. This comes after budget talks broke down between Governor Brown and state lawmakers. Allan Hancock and Cuesta College plan to cut at least... more »
  • Seminar focuses on getting Autistic kids to college

    October 21, 2010 1:47 PM

    A national autism group is shedding some light on the importance of getting students with Autism into college. Eden Autism Services is hosting a seminar today in Buellton for parents and school nurses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Autism affects every 1 in 110 kids nationwide. Experts... more »
  • Allan Hancock College to help students with FAFSA forms

    April 14, 2010 1:50 PM

    A local college wants to help students get the cash they need for school. Allan Hancock College is hosting a free Financial Aid Workshop for students on Friday, April 30th. The workshop aims to help students who are filling out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.... more »
  • Westmont College takes on large-scale solar panel project

    February 16, 2010 2:40 PM

    Westmont College has taken on what's become the largest solar residential project in Santa Barbara County. Workers from Santa Barbara-based Planet Solar Inc. are installing solar panels on the roofs of 40 Westmont faculty homes in the Las Barrancas neighborhood. The panels are expected to generate more than 157,000... more »
  • Cuesta College holds "Cash for College" night for high school seniors

    February 9, 2010 12:45 PM

    San Luis Obispo county high school seniors get the chance to grab some cash for college. Cuesta brings soon-to-be college students and financial experts together in its annual "Cash for College Night," which begins at 5:00p.m. Tuesday. Students taking part will learn how to apply for financial aid and scholarships.... more »
  • Cuesta College cuts could flood Hancock College summer enrollment

    February 3, 2010 9:37 PM

    Hancock College may have its hands full this summer after Cuesta College announced it's eliminating most of its summer courses. Cuesta says it had to cut the classes due to a lack of funding. Many of those students may look to attend Hancock College instead. That would create more... more »
  • Hancock College still offering summer classes

    February 3, 2010 2:01 PM

    While Cuesta College is cancelling a majority of its summer classes, Hancock College says it will continue offering a full selection of summer courses. Last summer, Hancock cut its summer enrollment by 34 percent due to a lack of funding. This year, the college has been able to make... more »

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