Larry Arrington

Larry Arrington

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 1998 - Present

Adjunct Mathematics Instructor

Developmental and college-level mathematics courses.  Peirce College, Eastern University, Montgomery County Community College, and Delaware County Community College.

Apr 2012 - Present

Assistant Dean - Educational Support Services

Community College of Philadelphia

Managing the College's Academic Advising system and providing support and facilitation for a variety of student enrollment, success, and retention efforts.

Dec 1997 - Aug 2000

Academic Coordinator - TRIO Student Support Services Program

Drexel University
Jul 1997 - Jul 1997

Residence Hall Director - College Skills Workshop

Eastern University
Jul 1995 - Dec 1996

Technical Service Engineer - Philadelphia Refinery

Sun Company, Inc.
Jun 1987 - Jun 1995

Co-op Student / Operations Engineer / Process Engineer

Mobil Corporation

Started as co-op student in Research and Development in Paulsboro, NJ and Dallas, TX (1987 - 1991). Progressed into full-time engineering positions in Midland, TX and Paulsboro, NJ (1991 - 1995).



HS Diploma

Carver High School for Engineering and Science

Completed high school requirements in 3 years in order to accomplish early admission to Drexel University.  Activities included National Honor Society and PRIME (Philadelphia Regional Introduction for Minorities to Engineering).


Higher education professional with 15 years of experience in community colleges and 12 years of experience in developmental education and student services.  Primary professional interests include student services , student success and retention, and teaching Developmental Mathematics.  Committed to the community college philosophy.

Professional Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Association for Developmental Education (PADE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACE)
  • National Association for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)

Volunteer/Community Service

  • Delaware County Community College: First Year Experience Mentoring Program, Student Engineering Club, New Student Orientation Program, ACT 101 Program
  • Chose 300 Ministries (Phila., PA): worship leader, serving meals to homeless
  • Faith and Love Center Church (Phila., PA): Worship Team, Adult Choir, Teacher Training, Web Team, Marriage Retreat Committee