Press Release: Coastline College President Wins Business & Leadership Award

Mar 31, 2022 5:03:35 PM / by Coastline Staff

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/

Coastline College of Orange County, CA, President Vince Rodriguez Ed.D. has been awarded as one of Fountain Valley's 15 Finest Leaders of 2022. The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce recognized Dr. Rodriguez as one of their emerging leaders during a special ceremony at their 2022 Business & Leadership Awards dinner, last night, March 30, 2022, at Founder’s Village. Dr. Rodriguez was awarded a certificate of honor and will be listed as one of “Fountain Valley's 15 Finest Leaders" in the 2022 Business Directory publication, both online and in print.

Dr. Vince Rodriguez accepts his award as one of Fountain Valley's 15 Finest Leaders of 2022

Dr. Rodriguez was recognized for his leadership in the community shortly after becoming the new president of Coastline College as of July 1, 2021. As one of fifteen recipients of the award, Dr. Rodriguez has a long history at Coastline College helping college students in the community.

Dr. Rodriguez was born and raised in Orange, California. Dr. Rodriguez has been a member of the Coast Community College District in California since 1998 and has worked as a classified employee, instructor, and administrator. Over his 23 years at Coastline, he provided leadership at each of Coastline's learning centers and spent many years overseeing a distance learning program that accounts for nearly 75 percent of the enrollments at the college. Dr. Rodriguez has served in the role of vice president of instruction at Coastline since 2012.

"I am honored to receive this award from the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce in this position of trust and responsibility in advancing the future of a welcoming college for all members of our communities," Rodriguez said. "Coastline College embraces its dual mission of access and innovation, while we prepare for new and exciting approaches for serving students."

Thinking beyond traditional offerings, Coastline College delivers flexible courses and services that cultivate and guide diverse student populations across the globe to attain career readiness through associate degrees and certificates, alongside preparation for transfer to complete bachelor's degrees.

Coastline College is a recognized leader in the design, development, and use of innovative technology-based teaching and learning practices, processes, and systems for anytime-anywhere learning to achieve and sustain student success.

About Coastline College:
Coastline College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.  For eight consecutive years, Coastline College was selected as one of the top 150 colleges by The Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence which is considered the most prestigious designation for community colleges. Coastline delivers flexible courses and services that cultivate and guide diverse student populations across the globe to complete pathways leading to the attainment of associate degrees, certificates, career readiness, and transfer to four-year colleges/universities.  Coastline currently offers more than 250 online and other distance education courses.  

Dawn Willson

SOURCE Coastline College

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