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Hartnell faculty member has book published Salinas, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District is proud to announce the publishing of sociology faculty member Dr. Hortencia Jimenez‘s book Challenging Inequalities: Readings in Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration.   “We are proud of the work faculty members are doing each day to impact the lives of... Read more
Hartnell College launches Innovation Farm at the Hartnell Ranch SALINAS, Calif.  – How do you feed a hungry world of 9.7 billion people by the year 2050? The answers lie in agriculture science and technology. Hartnell College is committed to being a part of the innovation and creativity that will be needed to find solutions to this global issue... Read more
Hartnell receives $2,749,795 grant for Cultivamos initiatives SALINAS, Calif.  – Hartnell Community College District (HCCD) was selected to receive funding under the Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Program at the United States Department of Education. This is a $2,749,795.00 funding plan for five years. The first $549,997.00 for the first... Read more
Hartnell hires new Dean and Assistant Dean at E. Alisal Campus They will administer CTE and Workforce development SALINAS, Calif.  – Hartnell Community College District is happy to announce the appointment of Dean of Career Technical Education (CTE) and Workforce Development, Clint Cowden, and Assistant Dean of CTE and Workforce Development,... Read more
Hartnell commemorates the Day of Remembrance SALINAS, Calif.  – Hartnell Community College District commemorates the National Day of Service and Remembrance honoring the victims of the 9-11 attacks. The ceremony will take place on: Monday, September 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. Student Center – Building C 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA The event will... Read more
Rep. Panetta to hold DACA Press Conference at Hartnell SALINAS, Calif.  – Hartnell Community College District will host a press conference with Congressman Jimmy Panetta to discuss President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Media and community are invited to attend on: Saturday, September 9... Read more
Hartnell Affirms Support for DACA-protected Students SALINAS, Calif.  – Hartnell Community College District affirms support for DACA-protected students.  On February 7, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Hartnell Community College District adopted Resolution 17:3.  Manuel Osorio, President of the Hartnell CCD Board of Trustees, stated that “the... Read more
Hartnell Community College District issues first series of Measure T general obligation bonds SALINAS, Calif.  – Hartnell Community College District has sold $70 million in general obligation bonds from Measure T, the November 2016 ballot measure that authorized the sale of up to $167 million in general obligation bonds.  District voters... Read more
The solar eclipse to have its own viewing party at Hartnell SALINAS, Calif.  – The Hartnell Planetarium presents a Solar Eclipse Viewing Party on Monday, August 21, 2017 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., outside the STEM Center, Building ‘S’ at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA.   The event is free to the community at large – however, parking is enforced.... Read more
11th Annual STEM Internship Symposium Over 50 students to present their STEM research projects SALINAS, Calif.  – The Hartnell Community College District is proud to present the 11th Annual STEM Summer Internship Symposium this Saturday, August 19, 2017at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA in the new STEM Center Building.  The event is open to... Read more