For Immediate Release
Media Contacts: Candice Nyholt/Chris Davis, (805) 687-3322
“Calling all (Past and Present) Vaqueros—SBCC Wants YOU!”
Foundation for Santa Barbara City College Launches Alumni Association’s
“Reconnect Santa Barbara City College” and iPad Mini Giveaway Contest
Santa Barbara, CA, March 7, 2013 —If you have ever attended Santa Barbara City College, at any time, and at any stage in your life, Santa Barbara City College is looking for you!
As part of the launch of the Santa Barbara City College Alumni Association, from now until April 30th, those who join the Alumni Association will automatically be entered to win a FREE iPAD MINI. Those who refer other SBCC alumni can increase their chances of winning! To register, visit www.sbccalumni.org.
Anyone who holds a degree, diploma, certificate, and/or anyone who has attended even one class at Santa Barbara City College is eligible for regular membership. Additionally any faculty, staff, and past or present Trustees are also eligible for regular membership of the SBCC Alumni Association.
“We are so excited to announce that we finally have a full-fledged official Alumni Association that is here to bring all of our SBCC alumni together!” said Robyn Parker, SBCC Alumni Association President. “The Alumni Association wants to hear the community’s ideas and serve as a vehicle to help people achieve their goals and connect as a community. We will also be announcing membership benefits in the near future, so that SBCC Alumni members will be able to take advantage of even more exciting opportunities!”
There are a multitude of SBCC activities and offerings year round such as sporting events, performances at the Garvin Theater, lectures, art shows, culinary delights, and much more. By signing up to “Re-Connect” members of the Alumni Association and their families can more easily be part of this great resource so close to home—our very own Santa Barbara City College. Alumni are also encouraged to participate in the 2013 “Campaign for Student Success, March 15. For more information visit ShowUsYourLove.org.
This outreach campaign is led by the Alumni Association’s enthusiastic Board of Directors: President, Robyn Parker; Vice President, Dylan Conroy; Treasurer, Dr. Christoph Warnke; and Secretary, Des O’Neill, J.D., Ignacio Alarcon, Ryan Byrne, Silvio Di Loreto, Meighann Helene, Peter Neuhaus, and Jason Womack. The SBCC Alumni Association seeks to unite alumni for the purpose of opening doors through the development of mutually beneficial relationships. The Alumni Association also helps SBCC alumni still living in the area stay connected to the college.
About the Foundation for Santa Barbara City College
The mission of the Foundation for SBCC is to develop philanthropic support to assist the College in providing accessible educational programs that ensure academic and vocational excellence for the students of Santa Barbara City College, and that enrich the cultural, economic and civic life of the South Coast community. For more information, visit www.sbccfoundation.org.