The funding crisis that’s hit community colleges throughout the state almost meant the end of hundreds of adult education programs in one local district.
They are popular classes from art, to politics people take not because they want college credit, but because they are interesting, or fun.
Santa Barbara City College Trustees are giving the classes a chance to survive, by creating a new, self supporting center to continue, and even expand the offerings.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports the new center just released its first list offerings, which includes more than 500 courses.
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Link to SBCC Lifelong Learning Center: www.sbcc.edu/cll/
Opening ceremonies for the center will be Saturday, August 24th, from 1-3:30 p.m. at the SBCC Wake Campus, at 300 N. Turnpike Road.