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A NEW CHAPTER

March 30, 2017 12:50 PM
A NEW CHAPTER

Tammeil Gilkerson optimistic about becoming next president of Laney College In her application essay for college,Tammeil Gilkerson described herself as a book that is often judged by its cover. “Today,” she remarks, “the pages of my book are much different than that cover really is.” Laney College will meet her in the next few days as its new president, and she admits to being a little nervous. She knows others are, too. She is also inspired, excited, and hopeful. Before applying for the president position, Gilkerson had looked at jobs in the Peralta Community College District many times in the […]

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New chancellor helps usher in fall semester

September 3, 2015 4:41 PM

Convocation also features Laney President Webb Laney College ushered in a new school year Aug. 25 with the 2015 Convocation ceremony. The event, held in the Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center, featured Laney President Elnora Webb and the Peralta Community College District’s new chancellor, Jowel Laguerre. Laguerre was making his first appearance in front of the student body since he was hired away from Solano Community College District in July. In a brief 3-minute speech, Laguerre stressed the importance of students sticking to their educational goals. “There’s no reason for you not to be successful at Laney College,” Laguerre proclaimed. […]

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Letters to the Editor

November 5, 2014 3:16 PM

Art wins out Editor—I was happy to see the art of Fan Lee Warren on the front page of the Oct. 9 Laney Tower, and I applaud Laney President Elnora Webb for including Warren’s powerful work, “based on photographs…from the1964-67 rebellions in Afro-American communities across America,” in her exhibit. Such art is a perfect embodiment of Laney’s mission to be responsible to the broader community, especially in the wake of many incidents of racially motivated violence and police brutality in this country. While it is deeply disturbing that this art was vandalized, and that one unnamed college administrator agreed with […]

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