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SALINAS, Calif. –  Hartnell College is thrilled to announce its Salinas Valley Promise program, an initiative that guarantees one year of free tuition for all first-time, full-time students attending Hartnell for the 2018-19 academic year. Hartnell is committed to providing the opportunity for all local students to attend college and/or receive... Read more
Hartnell to receive $1 Million Award from the State Award is sure to make significant impact   SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell College and the Hartnell College Foundation invite the media and the general public to a press conference on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. on main campus at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA to... Read more
Hartnell unveils its Annual Report Report to the Community 2016-17 displays stories of commitment and success   SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District is proud to announce the completion of its 2016-2017 Report to the Community – the District’s annual report with stories of institutional commitment and student success throughout its... Read more
Hartnell to award record number of degrees and certificates Panthers are completing, transferring, and thriving   SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District announces its 2018 Commencement ceremony tomorrow, Friday, May 25, 2018 at Rabobank Stadium at 6:00 p.m. This class  will be awarded 1,276 degrees and 906 certificates, based on... Read more
Hartnell announces its 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees Fifteen to be honored on November 3   SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District is proud to announce the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018 to be inducted at a luncheon on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 411 Central Avenue in Salinas, California.  This will be the sixth... Read more
Alfred Diaz-Infante to be honored at Party in the Library 2018   SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell College and the Hartnell College Foundation present the 12th Annual Party in the Library this Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Hartnell College Library located at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA starting at 5:00 p.m. The theme for 2018 is Thrive! This is the... Read more
Western Food Safety Summit is May 9 at Hartnell Dynamic industry leaders and topics on food safety throughout the supply chain SALINAS, Calif. - The Agricultural Business and Technology Institute at Hartnell College is excited to host the 13th year of the Western Food Safety Summit May 9, 2018 at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA. This event is from... Read more
Distinguished Alumnus Award for Dr. Willard Lewallen Cal Poly Pomona bestows high honors on Hartnell’s Superintendent/President   SALINAS, Calif. – On Friday, April 27, 2018, Cal Poly Pomona and its Alumni Association honored Hartnell College Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen (’78) with the Distinguished Alumnus Award in the Athletics... Read more
The Western Stage and The National Steinbeck Center present Rare Musical Adaptation of Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, Archived for 60 Years Premiered Off-Broadway in 1958, last heard a decade ago Mainstage, Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. SALINAS, Calif. – The Western Stage (TWS) will culminate its SpringFEST 2018 with a staged reading of Of Mice... Read more
From Harvest to Harvard Director of HEP, Eric Becerra off to Ivy League University   SALINAS, Calif. - The Hartnell Community College District is proud to grow leaders inside and outside the classroom.  Such is the case of Director of High School Equivalency Program (HEP), Eric Becerra, who for years has promoted higher education to local high... Read more