To help student veterans meet basic needs as they pursue their academic goals, Saddleback College is working with local Bank of America employees in Orange County to provide career mentoring and other forms of assistance including school supplies and food. Bank of America is also partnering with Saddleback College to deliver tailored financial education to veteran students.
Three Graphic Communications students swept the post-secondary institution category in a national design competition, earning themselves and their professor, Steven Gonsowski, recognition.
Advanced manufacturing students started creating the upper limb assistive devices about a month ago after Meg Hewins, director of Human Resources at Swift, contacted Israel Dominguez, director of Economic Workforce and Development at Saddleback, about working together to support this worthy cause.
“We are excited to learn that the wider Orange County population is not only aware of what we are doing, but took the time to vote for our incredible event,” said David Anderson, director of audience development for the division of Fine Arts & Media Technology.
Saddleback College’s Cosmetology and Cosmetician / Esthetician Program has been named one of the top 50 programs.
TheBestColleges.org placed Saddleback at No. 14 of colleges and universities across the U.S.
Dr. Tod A. Burnett stated, “It’s an honor to be recognized for supporting students pursuing a career in cosmetology. Our students gain valuable experience with the guidance of our outstanding professional instructors.”
Saddleback College was selected as one of 11 schools chosen to participate in the 2017-2018 OpenStax Institutional Partnership Program to encourage use of free, peer-reviewed textbooks on campus.
June 23, 2017
A letter received today from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges reaffirmed Saddleback College’s accreditation.
Mission Viejo, CA – The California Department of Finance awarded Saddleback College $2 million under the Awards for Innovation in Higher Education program for the college’s Pathway to Completion – Veteran Articulation Track (V-CAT) initiative. The state awards recognize innovations in California’s colleges that help reduce the time it takes students to complete degrees and credentials and/or make college more affordable.
Hosted by the Associated Student Government, Pre-Law Society, Academic Senate, Classified Senate, and Saddleback College president Tod A. Burnett, the series featured the following four workshops: