MEDIA STATEMENT Nov. 9, 2015
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California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Welcomes New
Appointees to the Board of Governors
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointments of Andrew Campbell and Hasun Khan to the Board of Governors:
“I would like to welcome Mr. Campbell and Mr. Khan to the board as the new student representatives. They are both extremely accomplished young men and I congratulate both of them on this achievement. Their fellow California Community Colleges students will be well-represented with them on the board, and my colleagues and I look forward to working with them to continue improving education opportunities and experiences for everyone in our system.”
More on the appointees:
Andrew Campbell, 23, is pursuing an associate of arts degree in business administration at Modesto Junior College. He has been a student service representative in the Office of Congressman Jeff Denham since 2015, and worked as an event sales cashier at Modesto Junior College from 2014-2015. He is from Oakdale and will serve as the voting student member of the board.
Hasun Khan, 21, is pursuing an associate of arts degree in computer science at Berkeley City College. He was a judicial operations intern at the Los Angeles County Superior Court in 2015 and an animator and graphic designer at Hitrecord in 2014. He is from Bakersfield and will serve as the non-voting member of the board.
The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation composed of 72 districts and 112 colleges serving 2.1 million students per year. Community colleges supply workforce training, basic skills education and prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions. The Chancellor’s Office provides leadership, advocacy and support under the direction of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. For more information about the community colleges, please visit http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/, https://www.facebook.com/CACommColleges, or https://twitter.com/CalCommColleges.