Campus Connection - August 29, 2016
- Sandy’s Dolphin Tale
We know Sandy Marks taught medical assisting before she became the instructional dean of Health Occupations in 2012. She also taught communication, but this time, her students were dolphins.If you know an interesting group of people on campus or have any fun, off-the-cuff story like this to share with the campus community, we would love to feature! Please email ideas to Campusconnection@cerritos.edu...Link to the full story about Sandy
- Cerritos College Featured on Community College Daily
Cerritos College's student completion initiative Cerritos Complete was featured on the August 19 edition of Community College Daily. Read the article Calif. college refocuses on access, completion (external link)
- Woodworking Students Gets Real World Skills by Building Board Table
Woodworking students were recognized for their creativity and hard work in building the new table in the Cheryl A. Epple Board Room at the August 17 board meeting. The students took on the special project of building the new board table in the spring semester as part of the curriculum. “I’m proud of our students that pulled this off and learned real world skills that they can go out and use,” said Tony Fortner, woodworking professor.
- Teacher TRAC Grad Ready to Fly
Andrea Alonzo began her first semester at Cerritos College in 2008 taking a basic skills Math 20 course, and she persevered through all of the remedial math courses to join the College’s rigorous, award-winning teacher preparation program Teacher TRAC. She utilized free math tutoring at the College’s Success Center and supportive instructors that provided extra help before and after class...Link to the full story about Andrea
- Patrick O’Donnell and Sue Parsons Named Managers of the Year
The Association for Cerritos College Management Employees (ACCME) has named Patrick O’Donnell, director, Information Technology, and Sue Parsons, director, Educational Partnerships & Programs, as the recipients of the seventh annual Outstanding Manager Awards. The awards recognize a classified manager and an academic manager who have significantly contributed to Cerritos College through their leadership... Link to the full story about Managers of the Year
- 1,500 Seniors Attended Linda Sánchez’ Annual Senior Fair at Cerritos College
Cerritos College hosted Congresswoman Linda Sánchez’ 14th Annual Senior Fair on August 12. Nearly 1,500 seniors and caregivers participated in the free event that featured health screenings, information sessions, legal services and consultations with agencies such as the Social Security Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs and senior advocacy groups... Link to the full story about Senior Fair
- Hear My Story Literature Celebration Coming to Cerritos College
Cerritos College will host a literature celebration event Hear My Story, Know My World on September 9. The event begins with music and refreshments at 8 a.m. Following the opening remarks, Cerritos College’s very own author Paula Pereira will hold a workshop on How to Write and Illustrate Your Favorite Migration Story. First fifty people to come to Paula's workshop will receive a free copy of her book... Link to the full story about Hear My Story event
- Cerritos College is Now Authorized Testing Center for Autodesk® 3D Design
The Cerritos College Engineering Design Technology Program became one of only three authorized testing centers for the Autodesk 3D design software certification in the greater Los Angeles area. Students enrolled in the AutoCAD® and Inventor® classes can now take the exam to earn the industry-standard Autodesk Certified User and Autodesk® Certified Professional certifications at the completion of the courses. Link to the full story about Autodesk
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: August 29 - September 2
Monday, August 29
1 p.m. - Coordinating Committee (Board Room)
Thursday, September 1
11 a.m. - Technology Based Training (CTX Conference Room)
For questions, please call Human Resources at (562) 860-2451 Ext.2284.
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