October 28, 2008
Commemorating three milestones that greatly impact the future of the college and community, Los Angeles Mission College ushered in a new era by celebrating the dedication of its Center for Child Development Studies; broke ground on a Family & Consumer Studies Building and Bookstore; and welcomed the new president, Judith Valles, with a reception on Thursday, October 28, 2008. LACCD Trustees Nancy Pearlman and Angela J. Reddock, Chancellor Marshall E. Drummond, and Senator Alex Padilla participated in the welcome reception ceremony for President Valles. There were representatives from various community organizations, LAMC faculty, staff, and students as well as a seven member mariachi band. Nearly 300 guests were in attendance.