In Memorium Loretta Hernandez


Loretta passed away peacefully on August 8th after a valiant two-year battle with ovarian cancer, She retired from Laney College in June 2011 from a long career as Instructor, Counselor, Program Director, and Faculty Leader. She loved teaching, mentoring, walking, dancing, skiing, scuba diving, reading, and traveling.

Loretta served on the Executive Committee of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges from 1998 to 2000. During this time, she served as chair and co-chair of the Academic Senate’s Vocational Education Committee, chair of the Counseling and Library Faculty Issues Committee, and as liaison to the Statewide Student Senate.

Loretta will be missed.