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​Charles W. Little Jr.

Professor Charles W. Little Jr. attended college on an athletic and academic scholarship at Azusa Pacific University and graduated Magna cum Laude with a major in English Language and Literature, and Sports Medicine. He earned a master’s degree in Journalism and Communications from the University of La Verne, and graduated Summa cum Laude.

Professor Little began his professional career as a magazine writer and editor, covering sports, health, and science and technology issues. His credits include ESPN Inc., American Sports Network, Muscle Digest, Flex, Fit and senior writer at the Energy Research Institute, Cogeneration World, and a number of local newspaper and radio outlets.

He has served as a design and journalism education consultant for numerous organizations including The Orange County Register, General Dynamics, Sullivan Corp., American Sports Network, the Rancho Santiago Community College District, and scores of colleges and universities.

Since 1986 Professor Little has served as a communications and media studies professor, department chair and journalism adviser at Santa Ana College. During his at tenure at SAC student media have enjoyed great success, winning 17 Associated Collegiate Press National Pacemaker Awards, 14 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold and Silver Crown awards, 30 ACP First Place Best of Show awards as well as numerous state and national honors. The student newspaper, el Don, that he advises, was inducted into the Associated Collegiate Press Hall of Fame in 2008.

Professor Little is most proud of the hundreds of former students that have graduated from four-year colleges and universities. Several of his former students have distinguished themselves professionally, winning multiple Golden Mike and Emmy Awards, and numerous global design, state and national writing and reporting honors.

He has been honored by his peers for excellence in teaching, innovation and curriculum development at the state and national level, and has been recognized by the governor of California and the state legislature for excellence in teaching and education.

In 1997, The College Media Advisers, Inc. awarded Professor Little the National Distinguished Community College Adviser Award.

He was selected as Santa Ana College's Distinguished Faculty Award recipient in 2000.

The University of La Verne named Professor Little one of its "Top 75 Graduates" at its Diamond Jubilee Celebration.

He is an avid cyclist and runner.