African American Organizations Welcome PCC’s Incoming Superintendent-President

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STAFF REPORT

11:00 am | March 19, 2019


The Pasadena City College President’s African American Advisory Committee (PAAAC), The Association of Black Employees (TABE) and Community Advancement at Pasadena City College hosted a warm welcome reception for PCC’s 16th Superintendent-President Dr. Erika Endrijonas on the College’s Foothill Campus.

William Syms and Victoria Williams served as the Master and Mistress of Ceremonies providing cheerful welcome remarks. During the reception, the jovial crowd swayed to soulful tunes, noshed on savory bites while meaningful connections & lively conversations blossomed.

The crowd of over 100 employees, PCC Trustees, clergy, local legislative staff representatives, students, educational partners, PCC retirees, and community members listened raptly to the lively townhall conversation between Dr. Robert Bell, Assistant Superintendent/Senior Vice President and Dr. Endrijonas.

During the conversation Dr. Endrijonas enthusiastically provided insight into her 20 plus year teaching & educational career, with a focus on Student Success, passion for cooking and a strong commitment to community engagement. She listened intently as the audience provided questions & feedback, reminding attendees she looks forward to helping PCC close the achievement gap for 100% of students. Dr. Bell provided updates on Spring 2019 course offerings at the PCC Northwest site on the campus of John Muir High School.

Forthcoming campus events include PCC’s 30th Annual High School Conference 8 am – 2pm on April 12, 2019; PCC Black Graduation 5:30pm on May 31, 2019 and The Association of Black Employees (TABE) Annual Scholarship Breakfast 8 am – 10 am in Creveling Lounge on June 13, 2019. To learn more about these upcoming PCC events please contact pcctabe@pasadena.edu or visit https://pasadena.edu/faculty-and-staff/tabe/