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Chaparral 2015-2016: 24.6 Milestones

Christine Reiner

Christine Reiner's (Business Services) daughter, Aisling Reiner, is graduating from GCC this June. "We are very proud of her and look forward to her bright future. Woohoo!"

Elizabeth Kronbeck

Elizabeth Kronbeck (Social Sciences) is very excited to be teaching a brand new course to Glendale College in the Fall, American Pop Culture (Social Science 110). 

Catalog description:

3.0 Units
SOC S 110 is an interdisciplinary course that examines how popular culture impacts everyday American life. Various forms of popular culture including music, fi lm television, advertising, sports, fashion, design, toys, magazines, comic books and cyber culture are analyzed. Students assess how American popular culture reveals historical forces at work that infl uence the lives of people living in the United States. Via a contextualized discussion of American popular culture, this course introduces students to other academic fields such as History, Ethnic Studies, Political Science and Economics. Lecture 3 hours. Recommended preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151.

Caryl St.Ama


Please join us for the closing reception of Suites [(sweets)] Saturday, June 4, 4-6 p.m.!  Or stop by Friday or Saturday, 1-6 p.m. through June 4.

This is a wonderful show of small works including works by some of Los Angeles' best established artists and introducing very promising emerging artists as well.

The artists are Lillian Abel, Young An, Sharon Bell, Annaly Bennett, Arezoo Bharthania, Michael Falzone, Susan Feldman, Devin Johnson, Susan Joseph, Kerry Kugelman, Michael Maas, Robin Parsons, Caryl St. Ama, Carl Smith and Theodore Svenningsen.

Groundspace Project is an artist-run alternative space located just east of the 4th Street bridge in downtown Los Angeles.
Exhibition hours are Friday and Saturday, 1:00 to 6:00 pm.
1427 E. 4th St. #4, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Rosemarie Shamieh

Rosemarie Shamieh's (Continuing Education) daughter Britney Marie Shamieh graduated with her BA in Liberal Studies from California State University Channel Islands on May 21, 2016. Her goal (so far) is to continue her studies towards becoming a higher ed academic counselor. (Good luck to all our sons and daughters!)

Craig Attebery

Craig Attebery (Visual Arts) just had his manuscript, The Complete Guide to Perspective Drawing, approved to go to contract by Routledge Press. He is hard at work completing the manuscript, which is scheduled to be released sometime next year.

Sharyn Obsatz

Sharyn Obsatz (Mass Communications) was hired as a full-time journalism professor at Santa Monica College starting Fall 2016 after teaching 10 years part-time at Glendale College and 8 years part-time at Santa Monica College. She will miss everyone at GCC a lot.

Lynne McGrath

Lynne McGrath (Library) recently played “Cissie” in Ronald Harwood’s Quartet for the Caltech Playreaders.

John Kray

John Kray (Welding Technology) just finished his 40th year at GCC teaching Welding and Metallurgy. He retired from full-time in 2008 and is still here as an adjunct and is planning to go a few more years.

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