Hartnell College celebrates its employees' commitment to our students

Publish Date: 
Mar 20, 2017

Hartnell College celebrates its employees’ commitment to our students
- A record is reached in Employee Giving -


SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District and the Hartnell College Foundation invite students, employees, community, and media to a special press conference tomorrowMarch 21, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the success of the Employees for Student Success Campaign 2017.


The Employees for Student Success Committee set out an ambitious goal of $100,000.00 in payroll deductions or check donations from Hartnell employees, plus to sign up 200 employee donors for 2017.  Join us to find out the record-breaking results of this campaign, and why our employees are the Heart of Hartnell!  The festivity and press conference will be on:


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

11:30 a.m.

Steinbeck Hall, inside the Student Center

411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA


The celebration will include remarks from Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen; Vice President of Advancement and Development, Jackie Cruz; and two Hartnell student speakers will share how employee giving has affected their lives.  Cake, apple cider, and other light refreshments will be served.


Since 2010, employee giving has become a part of the Hartnell family. The presentation will tell how much this fund has grown, the types of scholarships it supports, and the emergency fund for special circumstances.


For media inquiries, contact Esmeralda Montenegro Owen at 831-206-9422 or email her at emontenegro@hartnell.edu.  

Hartnell Community College District – established in 1920

The Hartnell CCD serves over 17,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are proud to be the winners of the Innovation Award for CSin3 – a Computer Science degree in three years.  We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit www.hartnell.edu.