News Release

Santa Ana College Hosts Spring 2020 Convocation

(Santa Ana, Calif.) – Santa Ana College invites you to join us for Spring 2020 Convocation, this Friday, February 7, in Phillips Hall.

The program starts at 8:30 a.m. with a welcome from Linda D. Rose, Ed.D., president of the college, and a few words from Rancho Santiago Community College District Board of Trustees President Claudia Alvarez.

Dr. Rose will give a brief “State of the College,” followed by guest speaker, Deloitte executive and SAC graduate Kevin Wijayawickrama, who will provide expert insight on coming trends in various industries.

Rounding out the program will be a panel of SAC students discussing their vision for the future and how their college education factors into their vision.


Santa Ana College Spring 2020 Convocation\


Friday, February 7, 2020, 8:30 a.m.


Santa Ana College, Phillips Hall Theatre
1530 West 17th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706


$2 per vehicle

Guest Speaker

Kevin Wijayawickrama is a senior partner at Deloitte, the largest global professional services firm, who combines industry expertise and strategic insight to advise national and global companies. As a senior partner, he leads multi-functional professional services teams in bringing Deloitte’s services to some of the largest companies in the life sciences and healthcare industry. He has also worked in the local community, working with Latino Health Access, Hope Builders (Taller San Jose), and the Santa Ana Unified School District through Deloitte’s IMPACT Day.
He has an Associate of Arts in Business Administration from Santa Ana College, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from California State Fullerton and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine.

Kick start your year – and career – at Santa Ana College.
Enroll for Spring at; classes begin February 10.

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About Santa Ana College
Santa Ana College (SAC), which turned 100 years old in 2015, serves about 27,000 students each semester at its main campus in Santa Ana. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions and provides invaluable workforce training and customized training for business and industry. In addition, another 11,000 students are served through the college’s School of Continuing Education located at Centennial Education Center. Ranked as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges awarding associate degrees to Latino and Asian students, the college is also recognized throughout the state for its comprehensive workforce training programs for nurses, firefighters, law enforcement and other medical personnel. SAC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District.

Contact: Brin Wall

Phone: (714) 564-5527