Sonora, CA– Next month, a welcome reception will be taking place for the new President of Columbia College.
Members of the Yosemite Community College District Board of Trustees and the District Chancellor, Dr. Joan Smith, invite the community to the Manzanita Building Wednesday, August 17th from 5:00-7:00 pm to meet Dr. Dennis Gervin.
Dr. Gervin began his appointment on July 1st after a 6-0 vote in June by the Yosemite Community College District Board approving him as the next President of Columbia College. Gervin served as Columbia College Vice President of Student Learning since 2005.
Before coming to Columbia College, he served as Dean of Instructional Services at Modesto Junior College (MJC) for four years, MJC Interim Dean of Library and Learning Resources for a year, and MJC Dean of Science, Mathematics and Engineering from 1999-2002. His career began in 1995 as a Professor of Microbiology and Biology at MJC.