College of the Canyons will celebrate the 2014 class of graduates during their annual commencement ceremony on Friday. This year, 1,343 students will graduate, the largest class in the history of the school.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center will host a scholarly presentation given by COC professor Karyl Kicenski on Thursday. Kicenski will speak on prison privatization and how she believes it has affected recidivism, politics and the economy.
Santa Clarita Valley’s nonprofit organizations are invited to the 10th annual Meet the Grant Makers event June 5, hosted by College of the Canyons Office of Grants Development officials.
The event will feature a panel presentation and seminar offering nonprofits the opportunity to learn how to enhance their fundraising efforts and see their organizations thrive, according to a COC news release.
College of the Canyons’ student improv group, Comedians of the Canyons, is hosting the spring semester’s final show May 30.
The show is performed entirely by students enrolled in the college’s advanced improvisational performance theatre class, and has enjoyed “tremendous success” the past few years, according to a COC news release.
After reviewing 40 entries, Keyboard Galleria has selected seven bands to play at College of the Canyons' inaugural Battle of the Bands at their Canyon Country Campus. The first place band will win prizes and the chance to have their music played on KHTS.