Melvin Cobb has been a full-time faculty member at Long Beach City College since 2004. He teaches in the Computer and Office Studies department and oversees the Computer Proficiencies for Academic Success curriculum. In addition, he currently coordinates the online education and OER programs. Prior to teaching, Melvin served as Director of Online Education at Rio Hondo Community College where he coordinated Region II of the California Virtual Campus, a grant project commissioned to assist California community colleges develop online programs. Melvin is the recipient of the LBCC 2017 Distinguished Online Educator Award.