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Community college bachelor’s degrees now a reality

In a speech delivered at Cal State Northridge after signing the bill into law, Newsom said it would increase access to high-quality educational opportunities and bolster Califonia’s innovation economy. -- City Times

Newsom Visits CSUN To Sign College Accessibility Bills

NORTHRIDGE, CA — Gov. Gavin Newsom visited California State University, Northridge Wednesday to sign multiple bills focused on making college in California more affordable and accessible, according to a news release from Newsom's office. -- MSN

VIA Hosting Virtual Panel Discussion About Current Supply Chain Chaos

Jane Tierney founded purple link in 2015, recognizing there’s a better way to obtain value and achieve results from and through the supply chain. Clients discover innovative ways to identify waste and risk from dollars leaking through the supply chain, draining the bottom line. Tierney earned a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri, and an MBA from San Diego State University. Passionate about Lean & Six Sigma, she is also a certified green belt. She holds Certified Professional Supply Manager (CPSM) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD) credentials through the Institute of Supply Management (ISM). In addition to running her business, she teaches Operations and Supply Chain Management courses at both California State University – Northridge and California State – Long Beach where she serves on the advisory board for the CSULB Operations & Supply Chain Management program. In 2020 she co-founded the So-Cal SCRM Council for local executives focused on Supply Chain Risk Management which hosts an Annual Supply Chain Risk Symposium. A speaker / author, she offers bi-monthly Dynamic Dialog webinars and conducts workshops on a variety of topics. Her first book is due out in 2022. -- SCVNews

New book takes readers on a ride-along in the front seat of a patrol car with Officer Howard Hamilton

Joseph C. De Ladurantey is a retired chief of police for the City of Irwindale, California. He has also served as the chief of police of Torrance, California, as the law enforcement liaison for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, and 27 years with the Los Angeles Police Department. With over 40 years in law enforcement, he brings broad street experience and administrative insight into police procedurals. He was senior vice president of Willdan Homeland Solutions, specializing in emergency management training as well as consultation with state and local agencies and the private sector. He has served as adjunct professor of public administration in the Graduate School of Public Administration at Cal State College, Northridge. He is currently a professor of criminal justice at the National University. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminology from Cal State Long Beach and a master's degree in public administration from the University of Southern California. He received a doctorate degree in public administration and public management at the University of La Verne. -- Yahoo! Finance

MHS Kids ‘Exceeding Every Expectation’ as Miller Begins Third Year as Principal

Miller was made principal at Malibu High School beginning with the 2019-20 school year, but already had years of experience in the community. He was a Spanish teacher from 2007-13 and assistant principal from 2015-17 at Malibu High, and principal of Webster Elementary School from 2017-19. For those who are counting: the missing two years were spent as assistant principal of A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas, part of the Las Virgenes Unified School District. He has a bachelor’s degree from Linfield College and a master’s from CSU Northridge. -- Malibu Times

Newsom is running out of time

The direct impact of Newsom’s decisions was particularly apparent Wednesday, when he signed a stack of higher education bills — including one that makes it easier for community college students to transfer to a CSU or UC campus — while onstage at CSU Northridge, surrounded by lawmakers and pom pom-waving cheerleaders. “Eat your heart out, Texas! Eat your heart out, Florida!” Newsom yelled — referring to California’s $47.1 billion higher education budget — as the audience cheered. “Eat your heart out, Tennessee! Eat your heart out, fill-in-the-damn-blank!” -- CALMatters