Allan Hancock College selects new vice president of student services

ByTommie C. Curtis

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SANTA MARIA, Calif. – Allan Hancock School on Tuesday officially employed a new associate superintendent/vice president of scholar expert services to supervise and regulate the college’s pupil services division.

Genevieve Siwabessy, Ed.D. was a single of 4 finalists and was formally hired and welcomed to the Hancock spouse and children on Tuesday.

“I am energized to welcome Dr. Siwabessy to our Hancock loved ones,” claimed Hancock Superintendent/President Kevin Walthers. “She delivers a wealth of expertise in bigger schooling and has a genuine enthusiasm for student-focused inclusion, equity, and accomplishment.” 

Siwabessy has more than 18 a long time of working experience across numerous stages of better education and learning in California, explained Hancock spokesman Chris McGuinness.

She served as dean of college student success and aid applications for Cuesta College or university, dean of college student expert services at Woodland Local community College, and filled numerous roles in the Los Rios Community College District in northern California prior to her arrival at Hancock.

Siwabessy has a bachelor’s degree in history from UC Davis, a master’s diploma in larger education management from Sacramento Condition College, and a doctorate in instruction from UC Davis and Sonoma Point out University.

“I am thrilled to have been picked to be a part of the Bulldog nation as the up coming associate superintendent/vice president of pupil companies,” stated Siwabessy.

“I appear ahead to making on Hancock’s name for furnishing learners with a substantial-high quality scholar encounter along with fully commited colleagues who actively guidance the college’s mission and the transformative nature of education.” 

Siwabessy will aim on university student good results by delivering management and management of the college’s college student services choice, which features Hancock’s admissions and documents, fiscal assist, counseling, and other critical college student assistance packages, McGuinness claimed.

Siwabessy will start out in her new situation on July 5.