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Santa Ana College Continues 100th Birthday Celebration with Campus-Wide Open House and Alumni Luncheon

WHAT:           Santa Ana College will hold its first-ever campus-wide open house and expo tied to the college’s 100th birthday featuring campus tours including a “History & Culture through Art: The Murals of Santa Ana College,” career exhibits, college financial aid and pre-enrollment guidance, visual and performing arts performances, student fashion show, raffles, local food trucks and over 30 exhibitors.
Live demonstrations and presentations include 3-D animation, live 2-D tile mural design, biotechnology, global business and entrepreneurship, digital music, television/video and kinesiology.
An Alumni Luncheon and Reunion with live entertainment will be held on campus during the festivities.
A social media hub will award an iWatch to the person who posts the most using #SAC100. The college is hosting 1500 local high school juniors and seniors with lunch, T-shirts and photo booth.
WHEN:           Saturday, March 12, 2016
                        10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
*Alumni Luncheon is from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE:        Santa Ana College Campus
1530 W. 17th St., Santa Ana, Calif. 92706
COST:            Exhibits, performances and campus parking in lots 7, 8, and 9 are free while food and drinks are available for purchase. Tickets to the Alumni Luncheon and Reunion are $20 per person. For tickets or more information, call 714.546.6091 or visit
WHY:             The Santa Ana College Open House and Expo aims to help students jump-start their college enrollment and explore high-demand careers. The Open House is also a showcase for the entire community and an opportunity for Santa Ana alumni to connect during the college’s centennial celebration.
INFO:            Visit or call 714.564-6075.
SPONSORS:    Union Bank (Presenting Sponsor), First American Corporation, Wells Fargo
                         Bank, Crevier Classic Cars, Disneyland Resort, HGA Architects, C.J.
                         Segerstrom and Sons, Payden & Rygel, SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, The
                         Gas Company and T-Mobile.
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. Visit to learn more. For information about Santa Ana College’s Centennial, please visit

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