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Laney College Baseball to Host First Round of Regional, Chancellor Laguerre to Throw First Pitch

5 May 2016

Laney Eagles Sophomore class 2016

The Laney College baseball team, champions of the Bay Valley Conference, will play host to Chabot College in a best-two-of-three series Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, in the first round of the Northern California Regional.

Friday’s game will start at 2 p.m., with Peralta Colleges Chancellor Jowel C. Laguerre. Ph.D., throwing the first pitch. The Saturday game will begin at 11 a.m. There is the possibility of a third game that will be played later on Saturday afternoon.

Ticket prices will be $8 for students (with ID), children (under 12), staff and seniors. General admission will be $12.

The Eagles had a 26-10 record overall and were 20-4 in the BVC. They won the title outright with a 4-2 victory at Los Medanos College in Pittsburg on April 28. They have on nine of their last 10 games.

Laney last won the BVC in 2012; the Eagles’ last appearance in the Regional was in 2013.

Chabot (23-13) finished second in the Coast Pacific Conference with a 13-7 record. The Gladiators have won eight out of their last 10 games.

Laney is seeded seventh in the NorCal Regional; Chabot is No. 10.


Photograph by Alishia Thomas

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Tram Vo-Kumamoto Appointed VP of Instruction at Berkeley City College

19 May 2014

TramVo-Kumamoto_ColorTram Vo-Kumamoto, has been named Vice President of Instruction at Berkeley City College, Dr. Deborah Budd, president, announced.

Ms. Kumamoto, who most recently served as Dean of Science and Mathematics at Chabot College (Hayward), has 20 years of professional experience in a variety of educational systems.

“Ms. Kumamoto’s experience will be a tremendous asset to the college,” Dr. Budd said. “As a dean at Chabot College, Ms. Kumamoto focused on creating cohort programs that integrated academic support and student services. They fostered customized, individually focused pathways which allowed more students to complete degrees in pre-allied health majors, as well as in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs.”

Ms. Kumamoto’s background in a variety of educational posts has prepared her well for her new position at Berkeley City College. She has worked as an educator in early childhood development, the K-12 system, at community colleges and at four-year universities.

“I am delighted to be part of Berkeley City College,” she said. “The college is committed providing the best educational opportunities to our community and we will continue to develop programs to prepare our students for transfer and for the demands of a variety of occupational environments.”

Her experience working with a variety of age groups and learning styles provided her with a wide range of experience and has molded her into an educational leader who creates developmentally appropriate, equitable and integrated educational programs to better serve diverse populations.

Ms. Kumamoto earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and social welfare from UC Berkeley. She also holds a master’s degree in counseling with an emphasis in higher education from California State University, East Bay.

Active in professional and community activities, Ms. Kumamoto is a member of the Community College League of California’s Commission on the Future. She also serves on the board of directors of Oakland’s East Bay Agency for Children Auxiliary Group.

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Laney College to Host the Northern California Haas Technical Education Center FREE Conference on “Manufacturing Reshoring”

22 October 2012

For those interested in learning about the resurgence of manufacturing jobs in the U.S., 
Laney College and the Haas Technical Education Centers (HTEC) present a FREE conference about manufacturing’s resurgence entitled “Manufacturing Reshoring in California”.

The Manufacturing Reshoring Conference
will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm in the Laney College Forum auditorium, 900 Fallon Street, Oakland. This free conference is open to educators, machine shop instructors, industry, counselors, labor, policymakers, and anyone interested in learning about manufacturing reshoring/onshoring. The event is co-sponsored by Chabot College, De Anza College, East Bay Economic Development Alliance, Petaluma High School and Selway Tools.

“The conference will include a tour of the Laney College Machine Shop,” said Mark V. Martin, Ph.D., Director, Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development at Laney College

Another highlight of the conference will include a morning session keynote by Ro Khanna, author of “Entrepreneurial Nation– Why Manufacturing is Still Key to America’s Future” Mr. Khanna spent two years as deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, served on the White House Business Council, and is now a visiting lecturer in the Department of Economics at Stanford University, as well as a technology attorney at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati.

Mr. Khanna’s presentation will be followed, first, by an Industry Panel about reshoring and worker skills (including information regarding the demand for skilled manufacturing employees) and then by an Education Panel entitled “Industry & Schools Working Together,” which will examine how industry and schools can work in tandem on training/retraining the workforce. During this panel session, participants will learn about the state of manufacturing education, what industry needs from schools and how industry can help educators.

The afternoon break-out sessions will cover training models and skills certifications for manufacturing students, including such topics as online training, stackable credentials and preparing the underprepared students. While these sessions are targeted towards educators, all are welcome to attend, especially representatives from manufacturing companies, shop instructors, counselors, school administrators, teachers, labor, WIB personnel, policymakers, and anyone who wants to learn about manufacturing and the reshoring/onshoring of jobs in the Bay Area.

For more information or to register (free) go to:,OR
For questions, contact Mark Martin (650) 248-7728

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