Laney College

Student Services Speaker Series

Student Services Speaker Series

Here in the Biology Department, your success is our main priority. Sometimes it’s hard to know what resources are on campus to help you obtain your goals, so we have invited folks to come to B to let you know who they are and what resources they can provide!




All talks are given in B210 from 12-12:50 on the third Tuesday of the month. Our Fall 2019 schedule is as follows (click on the underlined words to learn more about each speaker or group:

9/17 – Kimberly King – Umoja-UBAKA Student Success Community and the Poor Peoples Campaign Teach-In committee

10/15 – Janelle Tillotson (General Counseling) – Laney Programs and Services (Programs & Services E-handout)

11/19 –  Health Services (including Mental Health Services)- general self care for finals and the holidays with A’sharee Brown and Richard Li

2/11 – Sarah Backes-Diaz – Career Counseling (summer internships) – if you missed the talk, here’s a video!

2/18 – Janelle Tillotson (degree filing)

4/28 – (Employment Services) welcomes Christine Eckhaus to discuss health care jobs post COVID-19 C Eckhaus Presentation Slides


5/5 – Lisa Sawadogo (Mental Health Services) – Trauma and Stress Management during the COVID-19 pandemic













Previous Speaker Information

3/26 – Edmund O. Duarte  Alameda County Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures postponed until Fall. Replaced with Mark Rauzon – The Pacific Project – Secret History of US Germ Warfare

4/9  – Kiely Smith Impacts of Factory Farming

4/23 – (1pm in B201) Becky Mackelprang and Phia Evans  CLEAR @ Cal

4/30 – Michelle Azurin – Diversity Outreach Coordinator for DREAM UC Berkeley School of Public Health

10/1 – How to get into Medical School from current Med School Students