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Welcome to the Communications Division

The Communications Division includes the following departments: Developmental Communications, English, English as a Second Language (credit), English as a Second Language (non-credit), Journalism, Spanish, French, and Japanese.  

Faculty and staff in our division are unified in our mission to support students in developing strong reading, writing, and critical thinking skills—skills essential for engaged global citizenship. Students with strong language skills will find their college classes easier to ace. And after college, they'll find themselves in demand in the professional world. Students who study foreign languages will find that those skills  open up many doors in the work world, and will also find themselves more at home in a variety of different cultures. And students who study Journalism will improve not only their critical thinking and writing skills, but also their listening and observation skills.   

Communications Division faculty are trained to use a wide range of teaching methods to meet students’ varied learning styles. Students who complete our classes will acquire skills that will put them at an advantage in college and in the work world, and that will enrich their personal lives.

Contact Information

Ann Warren, Division Chair
warrenal@lahc.edu
NEA 297, (310) 233-4250

Saray Diaz, Secretary
olivaras@lahc.edu
NEA 2​​97R, (310) 233-4252

Degrees & Certificates


 

 

 

Developmental Communications Faculty

Shazia Khan

Instructor, Developmental Communications
NEA 255, Phone 310-233-4242
Email: khanst@lahc.edu
B.A., CSU Fullerton, M.A., University of LaVerne

English Faculty


Karen Amano-Tompkins

Instructor, English
NEA 254, Phone 310-233-4219
Email: amanotk@lahc.edu
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Columbia University
https://mstompkinsblog.wordpress.com/

Stephanie Brown

Instructor, English
NEA 252, Phone 310-233-4236
E-mail: Brownsd@lahc.edu 
B.A., CSU Dominguez Hills, M.F.A., Mills College

Carmen Carrillo

 

Professor, English
NEA 261, Phone 310-233-4259
E-mail: carrilc@lahc.edu
B.A., Loyola-Marymount University; M.A., University of Iowa


 

John Corbally

Associate Professor, English
NEA 273, Phone 310-233-4239
E-mail: jrcorbally@gmail.com 
B.A., M.A., CSU Los Angeles; post-grad work, Oxford, England
http://www.solarlottery.com

Jean Grooms

Assistant Professor, English
NEA 265, Phone 310-233-4258
Email: groomsjr@lahc.edu
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University;
M.A. CSU Dominguez Hills

Christian Lozada

Instructor, English
NEA 253, Phone 310-233-4244
Email: lozadach@lahc.edu
B.A, M.A., CSU Long Beach

Joelle Mendoza

Instructor, English/PACE
NEA 155, Phone 310-233-4292
Email: mendozje@lahc.edu
B.A., M.A., University of California Riverside

 

Hale Savard

Assistant Professor, English
NEA 271, Phone 310-233-4241
Email: savardh@lahc.edu
B.A., M.A., CSU Long Beach
http://www.profsavard.weebly.com

 

Kent Stoddart

English
Office NEA 263, Phone 310-233-4217
E-mail: stoddakj@lahc.edu
B.A., M.A., CSU Los Angeles

Jennifer Triplett

Instructor, English
NEA 273, Phone 310-233-4247
Email: triplejl@lahc.edu
B.A., University of California Santa Barbara; M.A.,
CSU Dominguez Hills; Ed.D, Pepperdine University

ESL Faculty

Andrea Cano

Instructor, English as a Second Language (ESL)
NEA 269, Phone 310-233-4221
E-mail: canoac@lahc.edu
B.A., Univ. of California, Berkeley; M.S. CSU Fullerton

Foreign Language Faculty

William Hernandez

Associate Professor, Spanish
NEA 257, Phone 310-233-4081
E-mail: hernanw@lahc.edu
B.A., M.A., CSU Long Beach

Delia Renteria

Assistant Professor, Spanish
NEA 278, Phone 310-233-4235
E-mail: renterd@lahc.edu
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., CSU Long Beach

Cynthia Caloia

 

Assistant Professor, French and Spanish
NEA 259, Phone 310-233-4243
E-mail:
caloiac@lahc.edu​ 
B.A., M.A., UCLA; B.A., CSULB

Journalism Faculty

Paul McLeod

Instructor, Journalism
NEA 265, Phone 310-2133-4289
Email:mcleodpl@lahc.edu​
A.A. Long Beach City College; B.A. CSU Long Beach 
Lifetime CC teaching credential, CSU Long Beach