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March 19, 2013: SBCC Ranked #1 in the U.S. by the Aspen Institute

March 16, 2013: Show Us Your Love- Music Video By SBCC Foundation

Spring 2013
: Journal of Diving History publishes "The Santa Barbara Helium Rush": article authored by Professor Don Barthelmess

December 5, 2012: SBCC Divers continue work on Cal-Poly Pier

November 15, 2012: SBCC Instructor Ed Stetson honored with the prestigious AUAS NOGI Award in Sports and Education at DEMA in Las Vegas. Click here for video

November 9-11 2012: SBCC Hosts Historical Diving Society 20th Anniversary Conference.

November 7th 2012: Article on the 50th anniversary of Dan Wilson's 400' dive with oxy-helium.

July 2012: US Army Article on Veterans and Commercial Diving.

May 4th 2008: Article on Santa Barbara Commercial Diving History & Marine Tech.

April 9th 2008: Don Barthelmess selected as 29th Annual Faculty Lecturer for SBCC

March 2006
: Marine Tech featured on the front page of SBCC's newspaper describing the tremendous demand for its graduates. See the article here.

March 2006
: Marine Tech featured on local TV News.

October 2005
: Santa Barbara Harbor and Seafood Festival featured Marine Tech students demonstrating equipment and procedures used in modern deep-sea diving. See the local Newspaper article here.

August 2005
: Submersible Pioneer Dr. Don Walsh presents lecture on Exploring Innerspace with Deep Diving Manned Submersibles. September 2, 2005. Download flyer.

May 30, 2005: Newspaper article on SBCC Alumni Emmet Cullen's heroic work in Iraq defending freedom and fighting terrorism.

May 21, 2005: Newspaper article on SBCC grads. Read about MDT grad Jason Smith.

December 2004:

New commercial diving book released by MDT Alumni Steve Barsky and Hammerhead Press.

Click here to order.

December 8, 2004: MDT students build working ROVs

December2004: SBCC schedules industry-based sonar training June 1-3 2005. Click here for more information.

November 2004: Marine technology second semester students survey a sunken sailboat, devise a salvage plan and successfully raise and remove it from the Santa Barbara offshore anchorage in 46 fsw. Click here.

June 2004
: Re-union 2004! All Alumni and spouses invited. This is the second ever Marine Tech. re-union. Mark you calendar and send in your registration. Held in Santa Barbara June 19-20. Download Flyer.

March 2004: Advanced SCUBA students complete their deep dive training at Anacapa Island.

February 2004: Marine Tech students and alumni run ROV and sonar for Woods Hole scientists on a local squid survey from NOAA R/V Shearwater.

April 2003: Sonar Training 3 day intensive hands-on course held in Santa Barbara June 3-5. Download Flyer.

March 2003: Advanced SCUBA students complete their deep dive training at Santa Cruz Island.

February 2003: The Jason Project comes to Santa Barbara!

Click here to see photos of SBCC Marine Tech. and the Jason XIV Project with world renowned undersea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard.

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Deep Sea Explorer Dr. Robert Ballard with SBCC's Hyball ROV during the Jason Project in Santa Barbara.

SBCC Marine Tech Student Rebecca Ledbetter pilots the college's HYBALL ROV for Dr. Robert Ballard and the Jason Argonauts visiting Santa Barbara for this year's project.

November 2002: SBCC Diving students investigate oxygen depletion mystery in Santa Barbara.

December 2002: Outstanding Student Awards

April 2001: SBCC funds new marine research vessel!

February 2001: SBCC Marine Technology promotional video.

December 2001:
SBCC Marine Technology receives state grant for local harbor survey.

Marine Tech. will take delivery in spring 2003 of a new custom designed Davis Rock Harbor marine research vessel to launch new boating, ocean sampling and other short-term intensive marine technology programs. Marine tech staff and students fundraised 20% of the vessel costs.

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