Community invited to Ventura County Community College District Open House in Camarillo, Sept. 14

The Ventura County Community College District will host an open house Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 4-6 p.m., to welcome the community to its new District Administrative Center (DAC), located at 761 East Daily Drive, Suite 200, Camarillo, CA, 93010. The public is invited to join VCCCD Chancellor Greg Gillespie, Board Chair Bernardo Perez, Vice Chair Arturo Hernández, Trustees Stephen Blum, Larry Kennedy and Dianne McKay and special guests, along with VCCCD students, faculty and staff, to celebrate the successful move and transition into the new home of the DAC.

Network and learn about programs and future goals planned to serve the community and students more effectively. The following program will include a tour of the 38,893 square feet facility, special acknowledgements, activities and information presented by the colleges, foundations, human resources and economic workforce development. Refreshments will also be served.

• Welcome – Board Chair Bernardo Perez
• Acknowledgements -- Board members, elected officials and special guests
• Brief remarks – Board member(s)
• Brief remarks – Chancellor Greg Gillespie
• Special Recognitions – Vice Chancellor Business Services, David El Fattal
• Ribbon Cutting, Tours and Refreshments

“We are excited to be centrally located in Ventura County,” stated Chancellor Gillespie. “Our doors are always open and we look forward to engaging with employers, organizations, residents, and students to provide quality education that meets the specific needs of each stakeholder,” added Gillespie.

“We are proud of the hard work that many District employees put into making this dream a reality and plan to recognize their accomplishments,” stated Chair Perez. “The community is encouraged to participate in this celebration and to take advantage of the District resources now more easily accessible to them right here in Camarillo,” said Perez.

The Ventura County Community College District is a member of the 114-campus California Community College system, and serves more than 31,000 students annually. The District’s three colleges- Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura- offer programs in general education for degrees and certificates, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, career technical education, and provide opportunities to engage in co-curricular campus activities. For more information, please visit