California State University San Marcos Extended Learning Appoints New Associate Dean Aaron Guy

Sep 23, 2015, 12:06 ET from Extended Learning - Cal State University San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aaron Guy has been appointed Associate Dean of Extended Learning (EL) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). He joined the university on September 21. Aaron will be responsible for EL program development and ensuring that the numerous credit and non-credit classes and programs being offered are relevant in today's market and correspond to regional workforce needs and trends.

"The search and interview process was extensive but well worth it; we are thrilled to have Aaron joining our team," said Mike Schroder, Dean of Extended Learning and Associate Vice President of Global Programs and Services at CSUSM. "Aaron's range of experience will allow us to better serve our community and our students by ensuring an environment of transparency, sustainable growth and effective communication both within the organization as well as with industry and community partners."

Aaron came to the United States as an international student from Trinidad to attend Morgan State University where he earned his BS in Information Systems and Sciences. He completed an MS in Applied Information Technology at Towson University and then an MBA at the University of Baltimore. Before transitioning to CSUSM, Aaron was the Associate Director at the Center for Professional Studies at Towson University where he worked on course and program development, contracts and grants, online and face-to-face programming and served as project manager on a variety of projects for state, federal and private entities. Aaron is also a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute. In his spare time, Aaron has been a faculty member at the Baltimore County Community College System teaching within the Computer Science Department.

"I look forward to keeping a finger on the pulse of education and regional workforce trends and working with our team to develop programs that meet existing and emerging needs," said Aaron.

About Extended Learning at California State University San Marcos
As the academic outreach arm of Cal State San Marcos, Extended Learning is a leading provider of professional and continuing education in North San Diego and Southwest Riverside Counties. Offering degree programs and both academic credit and non-credit professional development courses, as well as career-based certificate programs, we help individuals and organizations achieve their educational and training goals.

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