Welcome Karen Arnold and John Omar to the Learning Center
Please join the Learning Center and STEM teams in welcoming Karen Arnold and John Omar to the Cañada College family! Karen Arnold is the newly hired Math Instructional Aide II in the Learning Center. She brings to her new role a desire to assist students in their quest to better understand math. Karen graduated from San Francisco State University (SFSU) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics. She is currently working on her Master’s Thesis in Applied Research from SFSU and is currently studying the effect of breast cancer drugs on certain tumors. Karen has been a Mathematics instructor at SFSU for more than two and a half years, specializing in Algebra I & II and Calculus I & II. Karen is a road cyclist and enjoys riding in the Bay Area and Sonoma County. She also enjoys open water swimming.
John Omar is the newly hired Instructional Aide II working in the Learning Center during the evening hours. Prior to Cañada College, John worked in the Hospitality Management field for more than seven years. He re-located to the Cañada College neighborhood with his wife and two small children. He then worked as a Student Assistant in the Learning Center for several years while enrolled at Cañada as a full-time student to follow is career dream of becoming an English Instructor at the college level. John will be graduating from Cañada College this year and plans to transfer to SFSU with the ultimate goal of pursuing his Master’s Degree in English.