The public is invited to come to the La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the American Association of University Women on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to hear guest speaker, Dr. Shin Liu, on the topic “The State of Community Colleges Today.” There will be refreshments and a social time prior to Dr. Liu’s presentation, and a brief business meeting will follow with Election of Officers for the branch for the 2019-2020 year.
Dr. Liu is a full-time professor of Computer Science at Rio Hondo College in Whittier for over 17 years. As a professor, she is dedicated to the success of her students. She has a doctorate degree in Computer Information Systems from Argosy University, Santa Ana, California, a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at El Paso, and a B.A. from National University of Education in Taiwan. She is a Microsoft Certified Software Engineer, Cisco Certified Network Engineer, and a Blackboard Certified Trainer. Prior to her career as a professor, she worked in private industry as a software engineer and consultant.
Dr. Liu was elected to the governing board of the Cerritos Community College District in 2009. She has served in leadership roles in past years as Board Secretary, Vice-president, and President. She is currently serving as Clerk on the Board of Trustees for Cerritos Community College. As a community leader, she helps to promote diversity in culture. Starting in 2016, she hosted an annual Lunar New Year event and a “Taste and Experience Asian Food” event for community members to celebrate diversity of cultures at Cerritos College.
The La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the AAUW encourages students, parents, and any adults who are considering whether they should attend a community college to study for a college degree, to come and ask Dr. Shin Liu about the pros and cons of attending a community college. Come and learn about “The State of Community Colleges Today.”
Dr. Liu is an award-winning, and an outstanding community college professor. The members of the La Palma-Cerritos Branch AAUW are proud that she a member of their branch. They look forward to learning more about the present and future successes of community colleges in the education of students.
Graduates who have an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university, and who are interested in promoting equity and education for women and girls, can join the AAUW. Undergraduates can join as students as e-student affiliates. For more information about joining the La Palma-Cerritos AAUW, contact Membership Co-VP Sue Solomon at 562-926-2746.