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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.

Pima Community College Dean Receives Fellowship from National Hispanic Education Group

Tucson, AZ – Pima Community College Dean of Enrollment Management David Arellano is one of 24 communitycollege leaders nationwide chosen for the National Community College Hispanic Council’s (NCCHC) Leadership Fellows Program for 2021.

david-arellano.jpgThe program develops Latinx education leaders for increasingly responsible administrative positions, including community college presidencies.

A native Tucsonan, Arellano is a Sunnyside High School graduate who received an associate’s degree from Pima, bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northern Arizona University, and is currently a doctoral student at Baylor University. He has worked at Pima since 2006.

As Dean of Enrollment Management, Arellano is responsible for administrative oversight and leadership for enrollment and student services operations, including creating innovative solutions to complex systemic issues.

“We’re honored that David has the opportunity to participate in the Fellowship program and are confident he will bring back insights and strategies that will enhance student success at Pima,” Chancellor Lee D. Lambert said.

Components of the Leadership Fellows Program, hosted by the San Diego State University College of Education, include training seminars focusing on professional development, mentoring and leadership.

About the NCCHC

The National Community College Hispanic Council is affiliated with the American Association of Community Colleges, a national organization that has provided leadership to the community college movement for the past half-century. The Council, established 30 years ago, promotes the educational interests and success of the Hispanic community and emphasizes access, equity and excellence for students and staff in community colleges.

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