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Allen Dooley Named Dean of Business Division at Santa Ana College

August 15, 2011

(Santa Ana) - Rancho Santiago Community College District announces the appointment of Allen Dooley, Ed.D., as dean of the Business Division at Santa Ana College. In this role, Dooley has overall responsibility for the leadership and administration of all aspects of the division. He will oversee the provision of job skills training through the Public Service Institute and is responsible for the design, delivery, and staffing of all academic programs offered through the division. These include accounting, business, business administration, business applications and technology, computer science, engineering and computer aided drafting, entrepreneurship, international business, management, marketing, and paralegal.

With 18 years of experience in higher education and 15 years as a banking information technology professional, Dooley offers a wealth of experience. Prior to coming to Santa Ana College, he served as acting dean of enrollment management and academic support at Pasadena City College (PCC). Previously, he was a professor of business and computer technology and acting dean of business and computer technology at PCC. Earlier, he served as PCC's School-to-Career Coordinator. He is also the author of a textbook, Business Data Communications.

Dooley earned a B.S. and an M.B.A. in business information systems at California State University, Los Angeles (UCLA). He completed a Master of Professional Writing (MPW) and earned an Ed.D. at University of Southern California (USC), Rossier School of Education. He also completed a Community College Leadership Certificate at USC and Certification in Online Teaching at UCLA.

About the Rancho Santiago Community College District
The mission of the Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is to respond to the educational needs of an ever-changing community and to provide programs and services that reflect academic excellence. Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College are public community colleges of RSCCD, which serve the residents of Anaheim Hills, East Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin and Villa Park. Both colleges provide education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal and professional development, customized training for business and industry, and programs to train nurses, firefighters and law enforcement personnel.

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Media Contact(s):
Judy Iannaccone, RSCCD Director of Communications, (714) 480-7503 or