From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

As recently as the 1980s, vocational training was the Rodney Dangerfield of postsecondary education. To the extent it was acknowledged at all, it got little respect in policy circles, and fared worse with the public – the byproduct of a decades-long ...

North County Media Blitz

North County Media Blitz

Scholarship Foundation President & CEO Victoria Juarez took part in interviews with three broadcast media outlets in Santa Maria on Thursday, July 25. In addition to the coverage linked below, she appeared on KTAS (Telemundo). Our thanks to Kathr...

SFSB Awardees Featured in the News-Press

SFSB Awardees Featured in the News-Press

Angela Gladkikh and Bryan Barriga are nothing if not impressive. Clearly our friends at the Santa Barbara News-Press agree, as both scholarship recipients have been the focus of front-page features in recent days. Click on the images below t...

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

Fostering an interest in college among children has long been the province of high school teachers. Increasingly, however, educators are opting to begin the process much earlier, in some cases during the first years of elementary school. This is a we...

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

From the Desk of Victoria Juarez

“Know your target market” is a familiar bit of first-order advice for enterprises large and small. Are colleges and universities heeding this axiom when it comes to students? Pop culture stereotypes aside, not all college students are recent high ...

Scholarship Foundation in the News

Scholarship Foundation in the News

This year's scholarship awards ceremonies at Allan Hancock College and the Courthouse Sunken Garden were the subject of high-profile reports by local media, including