Fullerton College: A Pictorial History

This is Ethnic Studies instructor Adela G. Lopez in 2008. Lopez was highly involved in student and faculty issues. She collaborated in and helped to launch and coordinate a Bilingual Instructional Aide Certificate, AA. Degree and Career-Ladder Transfer Program to CSU, Fullerton. She participated in the development, proposal and launching of an Ethnic Studies A.A. Degree. (FC has the oldest established Ethnic Studies AA Degree in the County of Orange.) In addition, Lopez collaborated in, developed, proposed and launched a Chicana/o Studies Degree. She also served as member of the Board of Governors of the Faculty Association of the California Community Colleges (for the Southern Region). She was appointed to and served as a member of the California Community Colleges State Chancellor’s Instructional Innovations Task Force. She served as Faculty Senate president and participated in several Task Forces (through Academic Senate for California Community Colleges and Faculty Association of California Community Colleges) around the issues embodied in the AB1725 Shared Governance measure, particularly as they pertained to the role/s of faculty. (Photo courtesy of Tony Kawashima.)