Chad Simmons - 2011 Student of the Year

May 13, 2011

Chad Simmons was named the 2010-2011 Computer Science Student of the Year. Congratulations Chad!

Chad Simmons

SBCC CS Sweeps Programming Competition

Nov 20, 2010

There is also a Noozhawk article available.

Santa Barbara City College’s two programming teams, SBCC++ and SBCC–, took top honors for two-year schools at the 2010 Southern California Regionals for the International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) Saturday November 13 held at Riverside Community College. Additionally, SBCC placed 15th (SBCC++) and 37th (SBCC–) overall which place SBCC’s teams over teams from many four year institutions including UCLA, UNLV, CSUCI, UCR, UCI, CSULA, and UCSB.

Dean Nevins - Academic Senate President

Sep 3, 2010

Original article by Joan Galvan for SBCC’s FAST News

ACADEMIC SENATE PRESIDENT. Dr. Dean Nevins, Professor of Computer Science, has been elected SBCC’s next Academic Senate president. He will take office as president-elect at the end of the spring semester and serve as president for the 2011-13 term . Dr. Nevins, who has been associated with the college since 1997, received his B.S. degree from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, and his M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. from USCB. He will succeed current Academic President Ignacio Alarcon.

Allison Van Pelt - 2010 Student of the Year

May 14, 2010

Allison Van Pelt was named the 2009-2010 Computer Science Student of the Year. Congratulations Allison!

Allison Van Pelt

Dave Gowans - 2010 Classified EOTY Edition

Apr 27, 2010

Arnold “Dave” Gowans, Laboratory Teaching Assistant in the SBCC Computer Science Department, was named 2010 Classified Employee of the Year. Dave began his career at teh college as a computer science student. After graduating from SBCC, he transferred to UCSB where he earned a B.S. degree. Upon graduating, Dave returned to SBCC where he has excelled in his role as a laboratory teaching assistant. He has worked with various clubs on campus including the Computer Science Club and the Video Games Club and assists at high school visitations and open houses on campus. Dave is currently taking graduate computer courses towards his M.S. degree.