Please welcome Dr. Pearl Ly as the Director of the Learning Commons in the Academic Support & Learning Technologies (ASLT) Division. Dr. Ly will provide leadership to our efforts toward realizing our Learning Commons vision – one that merges the functions of the Library and The Learning Center into a technology enriched, collaborative academic support resource for student success.

Dr. Ly earned a Joint Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of California, San Diego/California State University San Marcos, a Master of Library and Information Sciences and a Masters of Latin American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Ly comes to Skyline College from the College of Marin where she served as the Director, Library Services. She has also served as an Access Services & Emerging Technologies Librarian and Interim Assistant Dean, Library Services at Pasadena City College, a Natural Sciences Librarian at California State University San Marcos and an Associate Librarian at MiraCosta College. Dr. Ly has published several articles in refereed and non-refereed publications and has presented at numerous conferences.

Dr. Ly is excited to join the Skyline College team and looks forward to working with everyone on campus.

Article by Jonathan Paver