Kudos are in order for Rosa Carrillo, University Outreach and School Relations, who completed a master of arts degree in education, concentration in counseling, at San Diego State University in December.
In June, Michael Johnston, Counseling and Psychological Services, was appointed as an HIV/AIDS trainer for psychologists by the HOPE Program of the American Psychological Association, a program funded by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
A six-person delegation from Long Beach, sponsored by the Port of Long Beach and the Foreign Affairs Bureau of China, visited Qingdao, China, September 8-15. Qingdao, Long Beach’s sister city, will host the 2008 Olympic sailing competition. The delegation provided training on a number of topics related to the 2008 Olympics. China is currently educating its citizens about volunteerism to prepare for the Olympics. Jeff Klaus, Student Life and Development, was part of the delegation and provided training on volunteer management to the Beijing Olympic Committee and the Foreign Affairs Bureau.
Manuel Perez, Career Development Center, was selected as chair of the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ 2006 National Meeting Special Events Task Force. The task force is charged with recommending specific activities connected to the national meeting, which will observe NACE’s 50th anniversary. The 2006 conference is scheduled to be held May 30-June 3 in Anaheim.
In August, Long Beach Major Beverly O’Neill appointed Brett Waterfield, Student Life and Development, to a four-year term on the Long Beach Parks and Recreation Commission. Waterfield also serves on subcommittees for Finance and Appeals and City Schools and chairs the subcommittee for Park Safety.