community college

Next stop for free college: Cal State University?

Jan 21, 2020
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In yet another push to make higher education more accessible in California, a bill filed in the state Legislature would extend the state’s tuition-free college guarantee to four years — and beyond community college — for some students, making it one of the most generous programs in the nation.

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If the plight of hungry and homeless college students has lately caught the national media’s attention, it’s in no small part due to the efforts of Temple University professor Sara Goldrick-Rab. 

Arts Beat: Learning next generation animation

Dec 7, 2018
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In the earliest days of cartoon movies, hopeful artists had to make their way to Los Angeles studios to learn animation. Now, digital tools let students learn the basics in far more places—including Allan Hancock community college in Santa Maria, which offers an associate degree in the field.

Cuesta College

Update - March 16, 2016 at 5:46 p.m.

Cuesta College now has the authority to ban a former student who is facing charges for threatening a local elementary school.