Shasta College Umoja Graduation Recognition Event

Join Shasta College in recognizing the graduating members of the Umoja Program, Thursday, May 11th, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Shasta College quad outside Building 2000. Food, music, entertainment, and honorary commencement speaker Superintendent/ President Dr. Joe Wyse will be present. This is a free event and is open to the public. No RSVP is necessary. If food accommodations are required, please reach out to Rashan Williams. Park in the North Parking Lot near the Gymnasium.

Dr. Joe Wyse is the Superintendent/President of the Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District. Dr. Wyse holds an Educational Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University, a Master’s from Trinity International University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Kenyon College. Dr. Wyse’s prior experience includes serving in several administrative positions at Trinity International University, culminating as Executive Director at the Trinity Law School and Graduate School. Dr. Wyse is on the California Community College CEO (CCCCEO) Board and has served as its Chair and as the Chair of the League’s Board of Directors. He serves on the Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium (NoRTEC) Workforce Development Board, and is a member of the Mercy Redding Advisory Council. Dr. Wyse has also served on the CCLC Advisory Committee on Legislation, the California Community College Athletic Association Board, and the Association of California Community College Administrators Board.

This event is offered by the Shasta College Umoja Group. Umoja (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a community dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students. Umoja is a family that helps its members navigate the college environment and become successful in education.

For more information, contact Rashan Williams, rwilliams@shastacollege.edu, (530) 242-2281 www.shastacollege.edu/umoja

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