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Computer science educator

Virginia Stephenson Hughes Lashley, American computer science educator. Certified information processor, teacher secondary and community college, California. National Science Foundation grantee, 1967-1969, EDUCARE scholar University of Southern California, 1980-1982; John Randolph and Dora Haynes fellow, Occidental College, 1964-1966; student computer center renamed Doctor Virginia S. Lashley Center, 1992.

Background

Lashley, Virginia Stephenson Hughes was born on November 12, 1924 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Herman H. and Edith M. (Wayland) Stephenson.

Education

Bachelor, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1945. Master of Arts, Occidental College, Los Angeles, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, 1983.

Career

Teacher mathematics La Canada (California) High School, 1966-1969. With information technical processing University of California at Los Angeles, 1970. From instructor to professor Glendale (California) College, 1970-1992, chairman business division, 1977-1981, coordinator instructional computing, 1974-1992, professor emeritus, since 1992.

Secretary, treasurer, director Victory Montessori Schools, Inc., Pasadena, California, since 1980. President The Computer School, 1983-1992, retired, since 1992. Real estate investor, since 1992.

President San Gabriel Valley Data Processing Management Association, 1977-1979. 1st women president San Gabriel Valley Association for Systems Management, 1979-1980. Chair Western Educational Computing Conference, 1980, 84.

Achievements

  • Certified information processor, teacher secondary and community college, University of California at Los Angeles.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Journal California Educational Computing, 1980.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, Daughters of the American Revolution (scholarship chair, 1994-2002, vice regent 2002-2004), California Education Computing Consortium (board directors 1979-1992, vice president 1983-1984, president 1985-1987), Organization American Historians, San Marino Women's Club, Colonial Dames, XVII Century (scholarship chair, 1997-1999), National Genealogical Society, New England History Genealogical Society (life member), Town Hall, World Affairs Council, Trojan Guild, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Delta Kappa, Delta Phi Upsilon, Gamma Phi Beta.

Connections

Married Kenneth W. Hughes, June 4, 1946 (deceased). Children: Kenneth W. Junior, Linda Kihlowicz. Married Richard H. Lashley, August 19, 1954.

Children: Robert H., Lisa Lashley Van Amberg, Diane Lashley Tan.

father:
Herman H. Stephenson

mother:
Edith M. (Wayland) Stephenson

spouse:
Kenneth W. Hughes

children:
Lisa Lashley Van Amberg Lashley

1954 Lashley

Kenneth W. Junior Lashley

Robert H. Lashley

Linda Hughes Tindall;m. Richard H. Lashley

August 19 Lashley

Diane Lashley Tan Lashley