Welcome, New Compton College Employees
December 2020 - January 2021
This month, Compton Community College District welcomed three new full-time faculty members, an associate dean of nursing, a new vice president of administrative services, and one Classified staff member.
Abdul Nasser, Vice President of Administrative Services
As Vice President of Administrative Services, Abdul Nasser will provide overall leadership in planning, directing and evaluating the operational activities of the Compton Community College District including, but not limited to all aspects of financial services; business services; facilities including maintenance and operations; information systems; bookstore and food services. This appointment was effective January 19, 2021.
Before joining the CCCD team, Nasser, a Certified Public Accountant, served as associate vice chancellor of financial services for the San Francisco Community College District. He has extensive experience as an administrator in finance and accounting for several universities and community colleges both in the U.S. and abroad. He also has experience as an adjunct faculty member teaching corporate finance, intermediate accounting, and introduction to computers. Nasser earned a doctorate in business administration from Argosy University in Florida, a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's degree in accounting both from the University of Illinois at Springfield.
Carol DeLilly, Associate Dean of Nursing
Prior to joining Compton College, Carol DeLilly directed the BSN and ADN programs at Mount Saint Mary's University Department of Nursing, where she supervised and mentored approximately 40 full-time and adjunct nursing program faculty. She also previously served as program director for the entry-level master's degree in nursing at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. DeLilly was the founding director of a new licensed vocational nursing program at the Community Based Education and Development College in Los Angeles. She has extensive experience as a nurse educator and lecturer at universities, community colleges, and adult schools. DeLilly earned a doctorate in philosophy from UCLA Nursing Science School of Nursing, and master's and bachelor's degrees in nursing, as well as a public health nurse degree, all from the University of California, Los Angeles. She earned an associate degree in nursing at West Los Angeles Community College.
Jared Gordon, Film/Video, Social Media Instructor
Jared Gordon, a member of the Screen Actors Guild, is a professional screenwriter, director, editor, and instructor. Before joining Compton College, he was an assistant professor of TV and film at DeSales University in Pennsylvania. He has also taught at Emerson College and served as a visiting lecturer at Salem State University, both in Massachusetts. While working as creative director at Winter Twilight Productions, LLC in Boston, he wrote and produced four independent films, as well as numerous short works, interactive teaching tools, and internationally screened creative content. Gordon earned his master's degree in fine arts from Hollins University in Virginia, and a bachelor's degree with honors in fine arts, with an emphasis in film and television, from New York University. He is a member of the American Association of University Professors.
Nathan Lopez, History Instructor
Nathan Lopez has worked as an adjunct instructor at El Camino College, Oxnard College, Ventura College, Chaffey College, and California State University, Northridge. He also worked as a career guidance counselor assistant at Los Angeles Valley College. His areas of specialization in instruction include Chicana/o studies, history and literature; Mexican history and literature; immigration; Latin American history; historiography; ethnic studies; and U.S. history. Lopez earned his master's degree in Chicana/o studies and a bachelor's degree in history with a minor in religious studies both from California State University, Northridge. He is a member of the National Association of Chicana/o Studies and American Historical Association.
Schetema Nealy, Chemistry Instructor
Schetema Nealy has served as an adjunct instructor at Compton College since 2019, while also working as an assistant professor at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. She has also taught at Nevada State College and served as a guest lecturer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Nealy has authored/co-authored several peer-reviewed publications and contributed to a number of university research projects, most recently as a qualitatively-trained research coordinator for the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Nealy earned a doctorate in chemistry education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a master's degree in environmental organic chemistry at California Institute of Technology, a master's degree in analytical chemistry, and a bachelor's degree in chemistry both from California State University, Los Angeles, and an associate degree in chemistry from San Bernardino Valley College. She is a member of the American Chemical Society and the National Society of Black Engineers.
Patricia Becerra, Accounting Technician