Santa Ana College Foundation
A history of Success, A Future of Promise

Welcome to the May issue of the Santa Ana College Foundation enewsletter, your monthly source for timely information on the Foundation's programs, important news and events from the college, opportunities for giving, and more.

Erlinda J. Martinez, Ed.D.
President, Santa Ana College
Commencement Day Brings Celebrations and Connections

Join Santa Ana College faculty, staff, alumni, students and friends for a very special afternoon on June 1. That's the date for this year's Commencement day, which will also feature two other important opportunities for you to experience what SAC is all about. Those two opportunities are the annual Alumni Hall of Fame Awards presentations and the new SAC Alumni Association with a tent for registration and networking.

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SAC and Wells Fargo Team Up for Financial Literacy

An innovative program will showcase the benefits of cooperation between Santa Ana College and the business community. The college has announced an initiative with Wells Fargo to help improve the financial literacy of SAC students to better prepare them for managing their money while in college and beyond. Wells Fargo has provided a $20,000 grant for the program. In addition, experts from Wells Fargo will teach personal financial management as part of the college's life skills counseling curriculum.

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Overcoming Major Challenges Drives Alum's Success

"I don't understand why you have to go to college. After all, sooner or later you're just going to get married and be a housewife." These are words that a young Nora Mendez often heard from her mother.

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Mark Your Calendar

Spring is a very exciting and active time at Santa Ana College. Be sure to save the date for several important events coming up in the months of May and June.

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Ways To Give
SAC Web Site
Foundation Web Site
Alumni Web Site
Alumni Hall of Fame
Alumni Registration
Arline Radillo Greene
Alberto Radillo Scholarship Fund

In 2005, Arline Radillo Greene was inducted into the Santa Ana College Alumni Hall of Fame. A 1970 SAC graduate, Arline has built a successful career in broadcasting and has been a generous source of support for the college. But our donor profile this month focuses on the generosity of her father, Alberto.

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Web Site News
Two important new features have been added to our web sites. We encourage you to take advantage of both.

Foundation Site
"Donate Now" button on the home page makes online giving quick and easy.
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Alumni Site
"Join & Connect" section enables alumni to find and connect with each other.
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