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CTE outcomes reportHigher education brings satisfaction and higher salaries   SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District is proud to announce the results of a survey conducted by the RP Group that indicate the high value of Career Technical Education (CTE) in advancing our students and community.   At... Read more
Hartnell seeks nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District has an open call for nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award. The selected alumnus/alumna will also be our 2017 Commencement Speaker.  This special award and recognition tradition began in 2014.  It is granted to an... Read more
Hartnell Governing Board Approves Change to Even-Year Board Elections   SALINAS, Calif. – At its December 6, 2016 meeting, the Board of Trustees of the Hartnell Community College District unanimously approved changing trustee elections to even years.   An assessment by the District found that for 2015 trustee elections, the voter turnout was only... Read more
Hartnell presents its annual Gala in support of the arts   SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District and the Hartnell College Foundation present the 11th Annual Gala for the Arts this Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.  The feast will be at the newly opened STEM Center Building (S) at 411 Central Avenue in Salinas, CA.   This... Read more
SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District and the Yes on Measure T Committee for the Future of Hartnell are excited and appreciative for the passing of the bond measure that will take the college district to a new level of service and academic success.   “The passage of Measure T ensures that the people of the Salinas Valley will have... Read more
SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District and the Transfer and Career Center present the 31st Annual Transfer Day, College Night on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at our Student Center, 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA.   Transfer Day 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon For current Hartnell students   College Night 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. For high school... Read more
Remarkable play explores gender and society in Victorian era and 1970s London   SALINAS, Calif. – The first act is set in 1879 Africa, and the second is in 1979, London. Yet somehow, only 25 years have passed for the characters. This is Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9, a contrapuntal structured play that not only challenges the imagination, but ... Read more
Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2016 is this Saturday 15 will be inducted  SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District is proud to announce the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2016 to be inducted on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 411 Central Avenue in Salinas, California.  This will be the fourth annual event which starts at the Student... Read more
Hartnell’s East Alisal Campus invites you to an Open House   SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell College and the Agricultural Business and Technology Institute invite the community to the 2016 Open House on Saturday, October 22, 2016at the Alisal Campus on 1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA.     Attendees will have the opportunity to talk to students, meet... Read more
SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell College Foundation presents the Boronda International Study Program for 2017.  Next summer, the destination is Seville, Spain.  The applications are available in room E-101 or at  The deadline is October 28, 2016, by mail or... Read more