2018-19 Manager of the Year Announced

Congratulations to Dr. Kay Nguyen for being recognized by the Golden West campus as 2018-19 Manager of the Year. Kay has served as GWC’s Dean of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness since 2014. Dr. Dana Emerson, Dean of Instruction at Coastline and CDMA president was on hand at the Employee Appreciation Barbecue to make the announcement. Most recently, Dr. Kay Nguyen led the campus through a very successful accreditation visit. She received accolades from the visiting accreditation team regarding her responsiveness and ability to obtain all requested information promptly. She worked with all GWC departments, programs, and committees on campus to ensure they were well-prepared for the visit. This was submitted with her nomination, “Dr. Nguyen’s work directly impacts every student and employee on campus. She provides data on increasing equity, program review, enrollment management and other critical initiatives that move the college forward. Her work on improving processes has had a profound impact on GWC. Kay is a tireless worker that is extremely valuable to the institution. Her variety of skills combined with an understanding of campus and district culture is rare. When you add her passion for helping students makes her a tremendous choice for manager of the year.”