TORRANCE — The El Camino Community College District Board of Trustees recently approved the appointment of Ross Miyashiro as vice president, student services.

Ross Miyashiro

He began his new position on Sept. 18.

Miyashiro has more than 20 years of experience in student services at both the university and community college level. His career in student services began at CSU Monterey Bay in 1994, serving as a coordinator in the Student Information Center, and progressing to director of academic advising and articulation in 1996. He then became associate director of transfer and student programs at the CSU Office of the Chancellor.

In 2001, he accepted a position as the dean of enrollment services at Long Beach City College, where he participated in the development of the Long Beach Promise, the leading model in community college promise programs. He most recently served as vice president of student services at Coastline Community College in Fountain Valley.

Miyashiro earned a Master of Arts in educational counseling from CSU San Bernardino and is currently in the dissertation phase of his doctorate.

A comprehensive two-year college, El Camino serves approximately 25,000 students each semester. Students have access to excellent academic offerings, career and technical education programs, exceptional student services, new and technologically advanced classrooms, as well as tutoring and mentoring programs.

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