Awards and Recognitions

SBCC has been honored to receive a number of prestigious national and state awards for academic excellence, exemplary programs, award-winning faculty and equity and diversity.

aspen prize



Awards include the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the American Library Association, Hobsons Education Advance Award and Top 50 Best Value Community Colleges. Click for details. . . 
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SBCC has been recognized for its exemplary programs with awards from the Chancellor's Office, the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges and Excelencia in Education. Click for details. . . 

academic senate of the CCCs



Our faculty have received state and national recognition with awards from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, the American Library Association, the Association of Community Colleges Trustees, the National Communication Association, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Click for details. . . 

Rice award



Noted for our commitment to equity and diversity, SBCC has received the California Community College's Board of Governors Dr. John W. Rice Diversity and Equity Award, the Chancellor's Award for Best Practices in Student Equity, the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program and Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Click for details. . .