Cuesta College to graduate 682 students

Cuesta College will graduate 682 students at the 48th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 24. The Cuesta College 2013 graduating class, which includes students who have completed degree requirements in fall 2012, spring 2013 and summer 2013 semesters, earned a total of 839 degrees. Students from two international countries, […]

Local students win FFA state welding competition

Local high school students took home top honors at the recent California FFA Agricultural Welding State Finals held at Cuesta College on Saturday, May 4. The competition included, welding application, a written test, job portfolio/application and weld testing/inspection. Of the 68 students from 18 California high schools, Santa Maria High […]

Cuesta College newspaper wins national award

The Cuestonian, Cuesta College’s student-run, student-designed monthly newspaper, won top honors at a college journalism conference in San Francisco recently. The Cuestonian was one of 10, two-year colleges from around the country to receive a Best of Show Award at the National College Journalism Convention sponsored by the Associated Collegiate […]

Cuesta celebrates 50th anniversary with 5K race

Cuesta College is planning a 5K race on May 11 to celebrate the school’s golden anniversary with activities for all ages. “We’re excited about the race because it’s an opportunity for us to be part of the 50-year celebration and have a day to showcase physical education and kinesiology,” said […]

Cuesta student recognized by CalWORKs

Cuesta College student Marvin Cheeks of San Miguel was recently awarded the Portraits of Student Success Scholarship. Out of 123 nominations this year, only 11 students statewide received the $500 scholarship at the California Community Colleges CalWORKs Association Training Institute held April 15-17, in Long Beach, CA. The scholarship recognizes […]

2013 Cuesta Volunteer Awards reception

The Cuesta College Foundation will host a reception for the college’s 2013 Volunteer Award recipients from 2- 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, in the Associated Students Auditorium, Room 5401. Two students, a faculty member and a community member will be honored for their invaluable service and commitment to the […]

Time capsule to be buried at Cuesta College

On Wednesday May 1, 2013, a time capsule will be buried in honor of Cuesta College’s 50th anniversary. The burial will take place at Cougar Park on the San Luis Obispo campus at 1:30p.m. The capsule is being built by the Cuesta College welding program students and will contain items […]

Bilingual Cuesta students to participate in poetry reading

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013, two dozen Cuesta College students will participate in Poetry in Translation, an annual bilingual poetry reading. The event will take place from 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. on the north county campus in Dallons Hall, room N3102. The participating students, along with English Second Language […]

Xanadu at Cuesta

Xanadu on stage at Cuesta College, Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the main stage of the Cultural and Performing Arts Center on Cuesta’s SLO campus. Don’t miss this funny flash from the past at Cuesta’s Performing Arts Center. With music by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar, […]

Free parking permits for Cuesta veterans

The San Luis Obispo Elks Lodge recently made a $3,000 donation to the Cuesta College Foundation, specifically the Jack and Nancy Sullivan Fund, to provide free parking permits for 100 of our local veterans. The $3,000 is a combination of $2,000 from an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant and a […]