linda allenLinda Allen has taken on a new role as a Retention Specialist for the Guardian Scholars Program at Skyline College. Linda is a Skyline College alumna and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in grant and technical writing at San Francisco State University. She has been working for the San Mateo County Community College District for 18 years in various areas of Student Services including: Career & Transfer, Assessment, Trio, EOPS/Care and the Disability Resource Center. Linda also serves as the North Vice President for the California Community College Classified Senate.

During her spare time, Linda is a high school basketball official and she volunteers with the Special Olympics, National Junior Basketball League and Juvenile Hall basketball leagues. Linda is eager to continue her work at Skyline College in a different capacity. “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with the Guardian Scholars. For me to have the opportunity to works with this student population is an honor,” she states.

Article by Katrina Pantig