Message from the Dean

  Have a Great Memorial Day Weekend !

"True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost." ~ Arthur Ashe

I am pleased to welcome you to the Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences Division (BHES). If you are looking for a supportive and nurturing learning environment where dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff are committed to your future, you have come to the right place

The division includes the following departments:

  • Biological Sciences, including Health and Nutrition

  • Environmental Science/ Environmental Studies

  • Health Technologies

  • Medical Laboratory Technology

  • Nursing

The BHES division aspires to excellence in teaching, career preparation and job training. Our mission is to educate and mentor transfer students, students in vocational programs, life-long learners and members of our community.

Consistent with this mission, we are committed to equity and diversity in order to ensure excellence. We also reach out to pre-college students and to the community in which we live, to inspire an interest in our areas of study.

We are delighted that you are interested in our division. This website will introduce you to some of the opportunities and resources that are available to you here in our division.
On behalf of our faculty and staff, I welcome you to our division and we look forward to working with you!

Best wishes for success with your college plans and your personal goals.


Dr. Anita Muthyala-Kandula
Dean of Biological, Health, and Environmental Sciences

Division Office

Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences

 Office Location

Kirsch Center (KC), Room 228
(Southeast side of campus, near the McClellan Road entrance)
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Office Hours: 

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. 

(We recommend calling ahead for an appointment.)

Contact: Melissa Ingalls

Phone: 408.864.8773

Division Counselor

Tom Nguyen 

 Office Location

Kirsch Center (KC), Room 218
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Schedule an appointment:

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