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SALINAS, Calif. — A team of visiting educators concluded a seven-year accreditation review of the Hartnell Community College District on Thursday, March 7, with a ringing endorsement of how the college fulfills its mission of excellence and service to students and the community. The 11-member assessment team from community colleges in California... Read more
SALINAS, Calif. — With this winter’s romaine E. coli outbreak still weighing on many in his audience, produce safety leader Bob Whitaker will share his latest perspective on prevention and mitigation at Salinas Valley Ag Technology Summit on March 27. Whitaker, chief science and technology office for the Produce Marketing Association, will present... Read more
Hartnell will host a visit on March 4-7 from an evaluation team representing the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), including two open forums and a closing presentation that will be open to the public. As part of a seven-year review cycle, the ACCJC team will review the extent to which Hartnell College continues to... Read more
UC’s Humiston, IBM’s Livingston to speak March 27 By Amy Wu Blockchain, remote sensing and finding ways to build a 21st-century workforce for California agriculture are just a few of the timely topics that headline this year’s Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit, themed “Tomorrow... Read more
SALINAS, Calif. – The Hartnell Community College District is welcoming Italian musicians Francesco Attesti, Matteo Galli and Lorenzo Iosco for teaching and performances that culminate in a free concert on Feb. 21.   This is the seventh time Attesti and Galli have visited and performed at Hartnell College. Attesti, from Cortona, Italy, is a... Read more
Hartnell College will present Cash for College Day, a free financial aid workshop for the 2019-20 academic year, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 23 on its Main Campus in Salinas. The workshop is open to the general public, with help available in English and Spanish, regardless of what college a student plans to attend in the fall. It will be held in... Read more
Works by Lange and Wolcott on display through Feb. 28 SALINAS, Calif. — An exhibit of photographs by Dorothea Lange and Marion Post Wolcott, women who documented pre-war rural American poverty for the U.S. Farm Security Administration (FSA), will continue through Feb. 28 in the Hartnell Gallery at Hartnell College in Salinas. On display are 42... Read more
Early-bird registration deadline is Feb. 1 SALINAS, Calif. — The Agricultural Business and Technology Institute of Hartnell College will host the 14th annual Western Food Safety Summit on May 1-2, culminating a year when food safety has been at the forefront of agricultural industry discussions. The event will convene in the Mainstage Theater (... Read more
Suzanne Livingston to highlight opportunity for ‘transparency in the food chain’   SALINAS, Calif. – An IBM presentation on the application of blockchain technology for food safety will be one of many opportunities for learning and innovation at the 2019 Salinas Valley Ag Technology Summit on March 26-27.   IBM, which is developing blockchain data... Read more
SALINAS, Calif. – The Hartnell Community College District prepares to again welcome Italian musician Francesco Attesti for teaching and performances on Feb. 19-21. This year, Attesti will perform with the AB&C Trio – with bassist Maurizio Bozzi and percussionist Maicol Cucchi. The three will present a free concert for the entire community at 6... Read more