Coalinga College Celebrates Counselor Rica McGinns' Tenure Approval

Coalinga College proudly announces that the West Hills Community College District Board of Trustees has approved Counselor Rica McGinns' tenure. The unanimous vote recognizes McGinns' outstanding contributions to Coalinga College's Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS) and her unwavering commitment to student success.

Rica McGinns joined Coalinga College in 2016 as an adjunct counselor, bringing with her a wealth of experience and a passion for serving students with disabilities. Her dedication and exemplary work ethic led to her transition to a full-time counselor role in 2020, where she continued to make a profound impact on the college community.

"Rica McGinns embodies the values of Coalinga College and our commitment to student support and inclusivity," said Dr. Carla Tweed, President of Coalinga College. "Her tenure is a testament to her outstanding contributions to our DSPS programs and her positive influence on countless students."

McGinns' tenure approval reflects her continuous efforts to improve accessibility and support services for students with disabilities, ensuring they have equal opportunities to succeed academically and personally. Her holistic approach to counseling and advocacy has garnered widespread recognition and appreciation from students, faculty, and staff alike.

"I am honored and humbled to receive tenure at Coalinga College," said Rica McGinns. "Serving our students in the DSPS programs has been a deeply rewarding experience, and I look forward to continuing to foster a supportive and inclusive environment where every student can thrive."

As Coalinga College celebrates Counselor Rica McGinns' tenure approval, the institution reaffirms its commitment to providing exceptional support services and opportunities for all students, embodying the spirit of academic excellence and inclusivity.