Patricia M. Delesante, MA, an educator and communicator with years of
diverse college-level leadership and experience, has joined Western
University: A Graduate University of Medical Sciences, as director of
She comes to Western University after years as an adjunct professor at
both Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga, and Antelope Valley College, in
Lancaster. Her areas of instruction included intercultural communication,
small group communication, public speaking, gender and communication and
“”With its five colleges, its diverse student population and its focus on
caring and outreach to underserved communities, I knew Western University
would be a place where my skills could make a difference,”” Delesante said.
In her new position, Delesante will act as advisor to Western University’s
student government association and other campus organizations, as well as
to the student yearbook, The Neocortex. Her duties also include acting as
liaison between the University’s 1,500 students and administration.
Delesante received her master of arts degree in communication from
California State University, Northridge, and her bachelor’s in
communication from California State University, San Bernardino.
She lives in Valencia.