SBBCollege Santa Maria will be hosting a fun-filled day of celebrations to coincide with the College’s 125th anniversary which is being celebrated this year. The event, which is taking place on Thursday, September 5th, will be attended by Madame Mayor Alice Patino who will be a special guest of on honor on the day.
The campus will be decked out with banners and balloons and a host of activities will take place throughout the day. An official ribbon cutting by the Mayor and President of SBBCollege will commence the celebrations which will then be followed by a Santa Maria style BBQ. There will also be an array of exhibitions on the day including one from the local history museum who will be showcasing artifacts spanning the last 125 years of Santa Maria history. Former alumni will be attending on the day to share their stories and experiences from their time at the College.
Matthew Johnston, SBBCollege President, comments: ‘This anniversary marks a significant chapter in the history of this great institution and we are looking forward to the celebrations taking place across the various campuses. It will be great to see students from past and present enjoying the celebrations. ’
In 1980, SBBCollege opened the Santa Maria campus to better serve students in northern Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County. The Santa Maria college campus quickly became a local favorite along the central coast, and today offers courses in business, healthcare and technology.