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Hartnell College named a top producer of degrees awarded to minority students Hartnell is 9th among 1,400 community colleges in the United States SALINAS, Calif.  – Great news continues to come in for Hartnell College. The December 14, 2017 edition of Diverse Issues in Higher Education will feature the ‘Top 100 Associate Degree Producers’ report... Read more
Hartnell receives $20 Million philanthropic gift from Mary and Andy Matsui 215 acres of land with lots of possibilities SALINAS, Calif.  – At a press conference on Thursday, November 2, 2017, Teresa Matsui, on behalf of her parents Mary and Andy Matsui, announced the philanthropic gift of 215 acres of land north ​east​  of Salinas valued at $20... Read more
Philanthropists Andy and Mary Matsui Announce Largest Philanthropic Gift in the College History SALINAS, Calif.  – The Hartnell Community College District invites the media and the public in general to a special press conference on November 2, 2017 for an announcement delivered by the Matsui Family. The Matsui Family will present Hartnell College... Read more
Hartnell College to host Transfer Day – College Night 2017   SALINAS, Calif.  – Hartnell College will host its Annual College Fair, Transfer Day – College Night, on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, in the Student Center on the Main Campus at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA.  Community members, college students, high school students and their families... Read more
Hartnell College designated a safe campus   SALINAS, Calif.  – The Annual Security Report has designated the Hartnell Community College District as a safe campus. The members of the Hartnell CCD Campus Safety Team remain steadfast in their commitment to the safety of all students, faculty, staff, and visitors. That commitment manifests itself in a... Read more
Hartnell College introduces an APP to enhance student access SALINAS, Calif.  – The Information Technology Resources (ITR) Department at Hartnell Community College District is happy to announce the launch of a new Mobile App that will provide a modern platform to deliver learning tools, campus services, and notifications directly to students via... Read more
Hartnell College hosts Congressman Panetta to address community about legislative efforts to protect DACA recipients SALINAS, Calif.  – Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Hartnell Community College District welcomes Congressman Jimmy Panetta to main campus to provide an update on DACA.  This is part of the State’s DACA Advocacy Week set forth... Read more
Community Open Forum next Friday Prospective Main Campus Facilities Improvement Projects SALINAS, Calif. – On Friday, October 20, 2017 at 1:00 PM and concluding at 2:30 PM, the Facilities Planning and Construction Management Department at Hartnell Community College District will hold an Open Forum in Bldg. C, Steinbeck Hall at 411 Central Avenue,... Read more
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