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Spring Forward! Gala 2023

The SBCC Foundation’s 4th Annual Spring Forward! Gala will be held: Saturday, May 20, 2023 (4:30 – 8:30 p.m.) On the beautiful meadow of SBCC’s West Campus! Please visit the Spring Forward! Gala page for updated information, including sponsor recognition and ticket sales when they are available! Sponsorship opportunities are available! Please download the Gala Sponsorship package for more information. If […]

SBCC Music and Michael McDonald Return to the Lobero Theatre

SBCC Music returns to the Lobero Theatre on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for a benefit concert featuring special guest Michael McDonald performing alongside SBCC Music students and faculty. Last year’s sold-out show was a highlight in the local music scene. SBCC’s award-winning Lunch Break Jazz Band directed by Jim Mooy will present […]

Spring Gala to Benefit the SBCC Foundation

The SBCC Foundation’s inaugural gala on Saturday, April 27, 2019 was one for the record books! It was held on the beautiful Santa Barbara City College campus, in the Sports Pavilion, which was transformed into an elegant venue by Merryl Brown Events. Attendees enjoyed an exquisite dinner prepared and served by the renowned Seasons Catering, with […]

Dedication of the Jack & Julie Nadel School of Business & Entrepreneurship at SBCC

On September 28, 2017, the dedication of the Jack & Julie Nadel School of Business & Entrepreneurship at Santa Barbara City College was held on SBCC’s West Campus, and included a private reception, brief program, and a ribbon cutting for the newly remodeled lobby of the Business & Communications building. Santa Barbara City College and […]

SBCC’s Center for Lifelong Learning is an Educational Hub for the Santa Barbara Community

Want to enjoy a Cajun-style outdoor party on the beach, learning how to fry catfish and make gumbo? Or how about practicing mindfulness for harmony, health, and happiness? Learn the guitar, get fit with Zumba, or work with wood? At the SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL), all of this is possible, and more. With […]

Bank of America Grant Gives High School Students Running Start to Santa Barbara City College

For some high school graduates in Santa Barbara, higher education does not seem like a viable option. Some have never thought of themselves as college-bound, while others are overwhelmed with family and financial responsibilities. Regardless of the reason, these students don’t see college in their future. The Running Start program at Santa Barbara City College […]

Matt Mooney and Victoria Juarez Support Local Youth by Supporting the SBCC Foundation

For Matt Mooney and Victoria Juarez, giving is a natural extension of their passion for their professional work, both having dedicated their lives to education and supporting local youth. The decision to contribute to the SBCC Foundation came easily, and as Visionaries Circle members they understand that their investment directly impacts SBCC students, which ultimately […]

Because of You – Veterans Receive Resources to Support Their Transition to Higher Education

There are many in this country who provide military service, working to defend and secure the nation. But what happens when the service ends, and veterans return to their civilian lives? For many, higher education is an opportunity to pursue other passions, or build on the skills learned during their tours of duty. Community college […]

The Luria Family

Few names are as synonymous with generosity towards Santa Barbara City College as “Luria.” The contributions of the Luria family to SBCC – which span over five decades – have been consistent and widespread. Almost every area on campus has benefited from the family’s generosity. The late family patriarch, Eli Luria, is the namesake for the […]