Hartnell receives $1 Million Award from the State

Publish Date: 
Jul 24, 2018

On Wednesday, July 18, 2018, we hosted a press conference announcing a $1 million award from the State of California via the office of Assemblymember Anna Caballero. This award will allow Hartnell to prepare a skilled workforce for employers in Monterey County and provide resources to support innovation and student learning in Agriculture Technology and Healthcare. Funds for this project will support acquiring the instructional equipment necessary to prepare students for the current agricultural and health care environments, both of which rely heavily on technology.  Upgrading programs and equipment in on-campus classrooms will provide students an opportunity to learn the critical skills necessary for rapid change in both industries. The event featured remarks by Aurelio Salazar, Jr., the Vice President of the Hartnell College Board of Trustees, Norm Groot, Executive Director of the Monterey County Farm Bureau, Assemblymember Anna Caballero, and two student speakers. The event attracted a large audience that included Hartnell Community College District Board Members, Hartnell College Foundation Board Members, and a robust group of faculty, staff, students and community members. The story was also covered in two major news outlets: The Monterey County Herald and The Californian. Thank you to Assemblymember Anna Caballero and all of the Hartnell staff that made this award possible!