On Tuesday, May 23, 2023, the Peralta Board of Trustees approved Dr. Reza Majlesi as the dean of the STEM Division at College of Alameda. Dr. Reza Majlesi has served COA/PCCD in different roles over the last 15 years. In addition to being a part-time and tenured biology faculty, Dr. Majlesi has served as chair of the Biology/Kinesiology cluster and as a member of different participatory governance committees.
More recently, Dr. Majlesi has served as the interim dean of the STEM Division and in this role has collaborated with student services and the Puente/Accesso program to provide programs and services that address inequalities in the field of STEM.
In each of these roles, he has demonstrated dedication to academic excellence, commitment to equitable student success, and a commitment to STEM education. Dr. Majlesi is devoted to advancing the Guided Pathways work and working with faculty to ensure that the college offers innovative programs that will prepare students for success in STEM fields. Moreover, Dr. Majlesi is a strong advocate for diversity, inclusion, and accessibility, and is committed to continuing to serve COA/PCCD and our communities.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Reza Majlesi on his appointment as the Dean of the STEM Division!