Cynthia Mosqueda, EdD, Named Full-Time Faculty Of The Year By Faculty Association Of California Community Colleges (FACCC)
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Cynthia Mosqueda, EdD, Named Full-Time Faculty Of The Year By Faculty Association Of California Community Colleges (FACCC)

El Camino College is proud to announce Dr. Cynthia Mosqueda’s commitment to student achievement has once again been recognized. A dedicated advocate of student access and success, Dr. Mosqueda has been named Full-Time Faculty of the Year by the Faculty Association of Community Colleges (FACCC). As faculty coordinator for the First Year Experience Program, Dr. Mosqueda has been instrumental in creating a highly successful FYE program that has received past accolades and recognition for exemplary program status through the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges and by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office for outstanding contributions toward student success, transfer and retention.

“Dr. Mosqueda’s development of programs that support the success of our students is a model for community colleges across the state,” said Dena P. Maloney, EdD, President/Superintendent, El Camino College. “This tremendous honor is a direct result of her leadership in creating programs that make a real difference in the lives of our students. We are proud that FACCC has chosen to recognize Dr. Mosqueda as the Full Time Faculty of the Year.”

A former student, Dr. Mosqueda joined the staff of El Camino College as a First Year Experience/Learning Communities Counselor in 2001 and was named a “Woman of Distinction” in 2005 by the El Camino College Women of History Committee in recognition of her community service. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Experience and a master’s degree in Counseling from California State University, Dominguez Hills. She earned a Doctorate of Education from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Mosqueda is a strong advocate for community college issues and served two terms as a board member for the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges. In addition, Dr. Mosqueda has been a facilitator for the National Great Teacher Seminar. In 2014, she was named National Advocate of the Year for her work in helping first-year students transition into college life. The award is given annually by the University of South Carolina’s National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

The award will be presented at the FACCC’s 2018 Advocacy & Policy Conference, March 4-5 in Sacramento.

February 14, 2018