The Briggs Building in downtown Hollister hosts Gavilan College classes. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Gavilan College accreditation reaffirmed

Next comprehensive review cycle begins in 2026.

Site visit with SBALT and funder at Phil Foster Ranch in San Juan Bautista. Left to right: Landowner Phil Foster (with shovel), Paul Hain, SBALT Board member, Karminder Brown, SBALT contractor, and Elizabeth Palmer, USDA NRCS (funder). Photo by Cathy Summa-Wolfe.


San Benito Agricultural Land Trust on path toward accreditation

SBALT will submit a pre-application for LTA accreditation in March 2021.

The Sun Street Centers house on Sixth Street in Hollister. File photo.


Sun Street Centers celebrates renewed three-year accreditation

Since 1968, Sun Street Centers has worked to treat patients with alcohol and drug addiction.

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Schools & Education

Commission reaffirms Gavilan College’s accreditation

Gavilan College will continue with its accredited status through 2019, when another comprehensive evaluation is due

Gavilan President Steve Kinsella

Gavilan College accreditation reaffirmed, with commendations for staff and trustees

Gavilan College president Steve Kinsella announced the news in an email to all staff, which said in part: "Congratulations to you all for an outstanding display of what we do to ensure a quality education is provided to our students and the communities we