Campus Connection - September 26, 2016
- College Kicks off New 2016-2017 Academic Year With Convocation
Faculty and staff members gathered in the Burnight Theatre on Thursday, September 15 to celebrate the beginning of the 2016-17 school year. Following the introduction of newly hired full-time employees and newly tenured faculty and the recap of the 2015-16 accomplishments, a presentation titled Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning at Cerritos College provided keys to successfully serve... Link to the full story about Convocation
- Student Pens Book on Racism
Terrence McCrea, English student, self-published his first book titled What Should We All Do After the Trayvon Martin Trial? The nonfiction book focuses on what solutions about racism, the importance of education and learning history. “I’m another Trayvon Martin. I had to speak up against hate and violence,” he said, referring to injustice resulting from racial profiling of young black males. With the book, Terrence hopes to provide a solution to racism and killing... Link to the full story about Terrence
- HPEDA Hosts Athletic Training Students from Osaka, Japan
Twenty-one students from Osaka, Japan, visited Cerritos College on September 22 and 23 to learn from the College's top-notch athletic training professors and to experience life at an American college. This marks the 13th year the College has welcomed students from Osaka Jikei College in the Sports Therapy Program to teach them about the College's offerings in Athletic Training Certification Program... Link to the full story about Japanese students
Send Silence Packing Exhibit To Raise Awareness About Suicide Prevention
Active Minds student club will host the national Send Silence Packing exhibit on Thursday, September 29. The emotionally powerful exhibit of 1,100 backpacks representing the number of college students who die by suicide each year will be displayed in Falcon Square. Guests are encouraged to walk through the exhibit of backpacks and photographs...Link to the full story about Send Silence Packing
STEM Event on September 30 Aims to Draw Student Interest in Science Careers
Cerritos College's Science, Engineering and Mathematics Division will host the Fifth Annual STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Open House on Friday, September 30. With a strong focus on increasing interest in STEM fields, the event will feature chemistry ice cream making, strawberry DNA extraction, water scum analysis, sunspot observation with a 14” telescope...Link to the full story about STEM Open House
Break the Cycle Sexual Abuse Prevention Panel a Success
The College presented a sexual abuse prevention panel on September 21. The well-attended event featured panelists including a clinical social worker, deputy district attorney, Campus Police Chief Tom Gallivan to raise awareness about sexual abuse prevention. Another panel is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 5 - 6:30 p.m. in FA 43. View flyer: http://cms.cerritos.edu/daily-falcon/_includes/docs/09/knowyourright.pdf
Hispanic Heritage Month Events Coming!
Cerritos College is presenting various events in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month this and next month. Presentation: Health for All - Discussion on ways to access healthcare services, Tonight, at 6 p.m. in LC 155. For more events, view flyer: http://cms.cerritos.edu/daily-falcon/_includes/docs/09/knowyourright.pdf
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: September 26 - 30
Monday, September 26
1 p.m. - Coordinating Committee (Board Room)
3 p.m. - Student Learning Outcomes (BE 118)
Wednesday, September 28
3 p.m. - Enrollment Management (LC 62)
For questions, please call Human Resources at (562) 860-2451 Ext.2284.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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