Peralta Honors Newly-Tenured Faculty

The Peralta Community College District is proud to celebrate the granting of tenure to seven members of our faculty by the Board of Trustees in March, with tenure taking effect with the 2023-24 academic year. These seven join the ranks of tenured faculty at our four colleges, adding ever more experience and talent to the core of our distinguished faculty, the foundation of our ability to help our students reach their educational goals. Congratulations to all for earning this distinction and for your dedication to our students.

To view all the photos taken during the event, click here.

Read More

Faculty Leaders Attend ASCCC Spring Plenary in Anaheim

Faculty members representing all four of the Peralta Colleges participated in the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges (ASCCC) Spring Plenary in Anaheim April 20-22, 2023. The theme for the conference was “Making Space for Connection and Belonging as We Center Authentic Voices and Lived Experiences in the 10+1”. 

Read More

Welcoming New Hires at BCC

Berkeley City College is thrilled to have a new Assistant Chief of Engineering at BCC, Mr. Felix Smith, who has been with the Peralta Community College District (“PCCD”) since 2008 and at BCC since February 2023. Mr. Smith has a storied and progressive background beginning his PCCD career as an hourly custodian, progressed to Permanent Custodian, then Senior Store Keeper, and then placement as Head Custodian.

Read More

Laney College Remembers Professor Leon Dockery

As shared at the March 28th Board meeting, Laney mourns the passing of one of its long-time Art faculty members, Leon Dockery.

Read More

Laney Faculty Member Admitted to Doctoral Leadership Program

The College is pleased to share the news that Professor Dana Grisby has been accepted to Fresno State’s Online Educational Leadership Program, efforts for which she will be earning her Doctor of Education Degree.

Read More

Merritt College Celebrates Newly-Tenured Faculty

Merritt Colleges wishes to extend a hearty congratulations to two of our faculty members who just achieved a significant milestone. Sun Young Ban (Math) and Alejandro Garcia will be awarded tenure, having demonstrated their teaching acumen in the classroom, as well as their service to the College.

Read More

Chancellor's Update on PFT Negotiations: Health Care Benefits for Part-Time Faculty

March 2, 2023
Dear Peralta Community,
In my last update on negotiations between the Peralta Community College District and our faculty union, the Peralta Federation of Teachers (PFT), I provided our community with information about a number of pending issues, including providing paid healthcare benefits to part-time faculty.
Read More

Laney College Faculty Member Selected to U.C. Advisory Board

Laney College extends its warmest congratulations to Journalism Professor and Journalism Department Chair Eleni Economides Gastis for her appointment to Berkeley Journalism's new Advisory Board for California Local News Fellowship Program! Professor Gastis was the only California Community College faculty member selected, which is truly an honor.

Read More

Chancellor's Update on PFT Negotiations

February 21, 2023

Dear Peralta Community,

The Peralta Community College District has been engaged in negotiations since May 2022 with our faculty union, the Peralta Federation of Teachers (PFT). We want to provide the community with an update on these negotiations and provide some key context on a few important issues.

Read More

BCC Welcomes New Faculty Joya Chavarin

Berkeley City College is excited to announce Dr. Joya Chavarin, EdD as BCC’s newest tenure track Education Instructor. Chavarin is the first full-time faculty hired in the Education Program at BCC.

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Lists by Topic

see all

Posts by Topic

See all

Recent Posts