In recognition of Allan Hancock College’s 100-year anniversary, the college is inviting local community members to a Centennial Celebration function in May perhaps.

The digital celebration on May well 22 will feature new music, films and historical photographs recognizing the college’s previous and present-day achievements, all primary to its education and learning of in excess of 10,000 pupils per year and contribution of above $500 million to the local overall economy.  

“We would like we could rejoice this milestone and toast our history in individual,” said Govt Director of Faculty Progression Jon Hooten. “The on line structure, even so, will allow even more of the community to join the fun and get pleasure from the exclusive method we’re placing with each other.” 

The spring celebration is a continuation of centennial festivities from the slide, in which officers opened a time capsule left by the Class of 1995 and reflected on the college’s background with alumni and former administrators.

Continuing the celebration, Hancock released a new podcast, “Hancock Discussions,” in January, which features discussions with college students, local community customers, workers, faculty and directors who are making a variance.

Episodes of the podcast are offered on Spotify and by means of Apple Podcasts, and by the college internet site at

Even though entry to the May 22 party is cost-free, local community users continue to are essential to sign-up for tickets beforehand on Hancock’s web site at

Community users are inspired to post nominations for the Centennial Class of Distinguished Alumni. During the celebration, 100 picked out alumni will be honored with the designation, mentioned faculty spokesman Chris McGuinness.

Alumni nominations can be built via Hancock’s site at

McDonald’s will be the presenting sponsor for the function, in accordance to McGuinness, with sponsorships from folks and nearby enterprises also assisting to make the event cost-free of charge for the local community.

The Santa Maria Times, Lompoc Document, ­­­­and Santa Ynez Valley News are a media sponsor for the celebration.

Those fascinated in being a sponsor for the function can discover much more data about sponsorship opportunities on the Centennial Celebration web-site.

In accordance to McGuinness, sponsorship proceeds will go towards the Hancock Assure fund, which ensures a price-free first year at Hancock to all neighborhood large university graduates.