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National Awards

SBCC has been honored with over 10 national awards since 2001, including being named #1 Community College in the Nation by the Aspen Institute in 2013.

2013 Co-winner for outstanding achievement in student outcomes in completion, labor market, learning and equity. View videos of why SBCC was selected to receive this prestigious award.

2011 Top Ten Finalist.

2011 Excellence in Academic Libraries' national winner in the community college category for focus on community outreach and student learning.

2009 Kenley Neufeld, library director at SBCC, winner of the Community and Junior College Libraries Section EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Leadership Award.

2014 Express to Success Program (ESP).

2010 National finalist for Transfer Achievement Program in the category of Examples in Excelencia at the Associate level for accelerating Latino student success in higher education.

2007-2008 Dr. Karolyn Hanna (Pacific Region)

2005-2006 Laurie Vasquez (Pacific Region)

2001-2002 Dr. Jody Millward (National)

2013-2014 Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, Ph.D.

2013-2014 SBCC's Alpha Beta Chapter of the Sigma Chi Eta Honor Society

2009 SBCC's Alpha Beta Chapter of the Sigma Chi Eta Honor Society