ASC President Blog

Time for a brief rest and reflection

Nov 25, 2020

Dean of Enrollment and other hiring – faculty needed! The college is hiring a Permanent Dean of Enrollment, and faculty are needed for the committee. Deadline to submit your application to serve is December 1at 5pm (email to lkral@contracosta.edu). Many other hirings will be happening in the near future: Permanent Dean of AACE Division, VP…

A quick update for F2020 week 12

Nov 12, 2020

VPI Public Forum The public forum for our community to meet potential VPI’s is set for November 17 in the afternoon. Dr Bell has asked me to solicit questions from faculty. Please email me with questions you’d like to see posed to the candidates and I will share them with him. Equity training courtesy of…

Midterm season – yup.

Oct 29, 2020

Student costume contest! I learned this morning that the ASU-sponsored “spooky costume contest” is posted on instagram (#spookyasu) ! Our awesome student leaders thought that grocery gift cards are the best type of prize. Check out the fun by following @asuccc ! Collegiality in Action – Finally happening! I will finally be quiet about this,…

We are over halfway there. Week 9, whew!

Oct 21, 2020

This has felt like a very long semester so far to me, how about you? Now, though, I feel like there is so much to get done and there is hardly any time left! I did vote yesterday, so there is one good accomplishment, at least. This week’s blog just has a few quick notes:…

The halfway point is upon us!

Oct 12, 2020

National Coming Out Day was October 11 The logo for today’s blog is the lovely image by Keith Haring. The figure is busting out of the closet, and one step closer to living their life as their authentic self. My own coming out was full of support and love from my friends and family. For…

Accreditation visit blog

Oct 07, 2020

Museum Exhibit dialogue tonight! Explore the history and culture of the Black Experience in North Richmond, with a dialogue and reception tonight (Wednesday October 7). 7pm-8:30pm. Zoom meeting # 99573456024. Our very own Melinda McCrary will be part of the presentation! If you can’t make the live presentation, the exhibit is found here. Up-and-coming Committees…

Harvest season is a busy time!

Sep 29, 2020

There is a lot going on as we wrap up September.  The 10+1 of Academic and Professional Matters turns out to be a pretty extensive list!  Accreditation Town Hall Our accreditation visit starts Monday, October 5.  Please participate in the Town Hall this Wednesday at 3pm. The Accreditation Steering Committee will share quick overviews of the…

Another week, another (couple of) issue(s)

Sep 15, 2020

Potential vote of no confidence Our sister college’s academic senates (and also the classified senate at DVC) are considering resolutions stating vote of no confidence in 4CD board members. See DVC’s resolutions and joint senate meeting agenda (with zoom info) here. Discussion of this issue will be on our own ASC meeting agenda next week,…