(Santa Ana, CA) – The Santa Ana College Foundation and Office of College Advancement are pleased to announce they have been selected as a Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VII Bronze Award winner for the SAC Foundation’s 2018 Annual Report.
“This 2018 Annual Report showcases stories, photos, data and critical dollars raised in the 2016-2018 fiscal years,” said Christina Romero, Executive Director of College Advancement and Foundation. “It was a collaborative effort of the advancement team, publication department and of course, our wonderful alumni, students and supporters who make everything possible.”
Over 603 colleges and universities within the Western United States submitted entries and the SAC’s Foundation was the only community college selected as an award winner in its category.
According to CASE Awards Co-Chair Jack Beresford, one of the objectives of the awards is to share best practices among colleagues. He said the efforts of the SAC Foundation were “recognized as an example for others to emulate” and “the kind of work that brings respect and best practices” to the profession.
SAC was recognized on Thursday, February 21 at the Awards of Excellence recognition and on Friday, February 22 at the awards luncheon in Anaheim.
As an award winner, SAC will be invited to participate in the judging panel for the 2020 awards. The CASE District VII represents professionals and institutions in Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Northern Mariana Islands and Utah.
About Santa Ana College
Santa Ana College (SAC), which turned 100 years old in 2015, serves about 18,000 students each semester at its main campus in Santa Ana. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions, provides invaluable workforce training, and customized training for business and industry. In addition, another 11,000 students are served through the college’s School of Continuing Education located at Centennial Education Center. Ranked as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges awarding associate degrees to Latino and Asian students, the college is also recognized throughout the state for its comprehensive workforce training programs for nurses, firefighters, law enforcement and other medical personnel. SAC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District.