goodwill graduatesSkyline College’s and Goodwill Industries’ collaborative offering BUS 269: Domestic Warehousing and Logistics congratulated its 11th completing cohort on December 4, 2015. Lead faculty member, Alpha Lewis was joined by Goodwill Industries’ Director of Warehousing, Dominic Moreno, Director of Workforce, Megan Kenny, Chief Financial Operating Officer, William Rogers, and CAA program staff Jeremy Evangelista, Interim Program Services Coordinator and Monique Hernandez, Office Assistant II, Center for Workforce Development to congratulate the students on their final presentations and successful completion of the program. William Rogers (CFOO) and Alina Varona, CAA Faculty Coordinator, presented students with their certificates at Goodwill Industries’ San Francisco headquarters.

Students who enroll in this ten-week collaborative offering receive four units of college credit, attend an all-day orientation at Skyline College, receive an OSHA 10 and Forklifting Certification, participate in skill building workshops, and get hands-on, work-based learning experiences at Goodwill Industries warehousing facilities in San Francisco and Burlingame. This program receives generous support from The Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative, an initiative of The San Francisco Foundation and nationally recognized collaborative which seeks to enhance economic competitiveness and reduce poverty by strengthening the ability of the workforce development system to meet the needs of employers and low-skilled adults.

Past Domestic Warehousing and Logistics students have continued their educational journeys as full-time Skyline College students and entered into the Automotive Entry Level Technician and Allied Health Career Advancement Academies as well as the Center for Innovative Practices in Hip Hop Education Research (CIPHER) program.

The Career Advancement Academy (CAA) provides stackable certificates in Automotive Entry Level Technician, Early Childhood Education Foundations, Legal Careers and Allied Health (EMT, Medical Office Administration, and Sterile Processing). For more information about the Career Advancement Academy or our Goodwill Partnership, contact, Jeremy Evangelista,

Article by Alina Varona | Photo by Jeremy Evangelista