Cabrillo College is named for Jao Cabrillo, an explorer working for Spain. Although working for Spain, he was Portuguese. Thus, "Cabrillo" has the "L" sound and not a "y" sound if it were Spanish. According to legend, the name for the college was suggested by Wally Trabling, a newspaper writer.
|To enhance the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of our diverse community by assisting all students in their quest for lifelong learning and success in an ever-changing world.|
|Dr. Brian King|
|Main Campus||6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003-3198||(831) 479-6100||http://www.cabrillo.edu|
|Scotts Valley Center||104 Whispering Pines Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066-4784||(831) 477-3550||http://www.cabrillo.edu/services/scottsvalley|
|Watsonville Center||318 Union Street, Watsonville, CA 95076-4612||(831) 477-5100||http://www.cabrillo.edu/services/watsonville|
Cabrillo College is one of 109 public California community colleges. Situated on the Monterey Bay in the county of Santa Cruz, California. Cabrillo College is one of the most highly regarded community colleges in the state for its success in the area of transfer and career education. It currently (2006) serves over 13,000 students.
- Robert E. Swenson Library - Cabrillo College's library
- Cabrillo College HawkShop - Cabrillo College's bookstore.
- The Voice - Cabrillo College's newspaper
- Pino Alto Restaurant at the Sesnon House.
- Cabrillo Photography Department
- Schools & Educational Programs
- Student Movements and Protests
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