Campus Connection - October 31, 2016
Zombie Fest Kicks Off Halloween Fun
ASCC hosted the annual Zombie Fest on October 27. "Human" students get thrown into a zombie-infested maze and try to survive and reach the goal without getting their "life" flags ripped off by zombies. Our very own Cosmetology students worked on all of the zombie makeup!
Today, ASCC is hosting the student Costume Contest at 11 a.m. and Pumpkin Carving Contest at 1 p.m. in Falcon Square. Halloween Office Decorating and Costume Contest is happening this afternoon too! Come join the festivities!
Dr. Cynthia Alexander Recognized For Her Dedication To People With Disabilities
Dr. Cynthia Alexander, educational technology professor, Cerritos College, was named the 2016 Teacher of the Year by the California Association for Postsecondary Educators of the Disabled (CAPED) at the 42nd annual conference on October 9. The Teacher of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding instructor or teacher (outside Disabled Student Programs and Services) who has made...Link to the full story about Cynthia
- Great California Shakeout Earthquake Drill A Success
Cerritos College joined millions of participants in the Great California Shakeout on October 20. At 10:20 a.m. students, faculty and staff practiced Drop, Cover, and Hold On procedures, and evacuated to designated areas. The drill was designed to simulate the proper steps to reduce potential injury and death in the event of a real earthquake. Minutes before the drill... Link to the full story about the Great California Shakeout
Fall Job Fair Attracts 400 Attendees
Cerritos College's Career Services/Job Placement Center hosted its annual Fall Job Fair October 18. Nearly 50 employers, including local businesses, government agencies, school districts and Fortune 500 companies participated. Recruiters from each organization provided information on job and internship opportunities to approximately 400 attendees during the event...Link to the full story about Job Fair
- Big Love Coming To Cerritos College Theatre
Big Love is about fifty runaway brides who flee to Italy to escape forced arranged marriages to their cousins. Inspired by Aeschylus’s The Suppliants, the play by American playwright Charles L. Mee updates the ancient Greek plot into modern times. The play tackles contemporary issues of gender politics and the balance of power, love, refugees seeking asylum, and domestic violence... Link to the full story about Big Love
English Faculty’s Works Featured In Creative Realm
Creativity is an important quality of great teachers, and it is no exception for Cerritos College’s English instructors. Here are just some of our very own writers that have published their works recently. John Baker’s play, “The Spots of a Leopard,” was produced last year in San Francisco and has been translated in Italian as “Il Vision Del Lupo.” Ja’net Danielo had two poems published in...Link to the full story about English faculty
- Fall 2016 InSight Annual Report Edition Now Available!
InSight, Cerritos College's community publication, is produced by the Public Affairs Office and is mailed to residents of the district each semester. Call x2287 if you would like additional copies! View the latest Fall 2016 edition. An archive of past issues of InSight is available at www.cerritos.edu/insight.
- Renowned Irish Artist Rita Duffy Coming To Cerritos College
Northern Ireland’s groundbreaking artist Rita Duffy will be on campus Tuesday, November 8, to present a global dialogue on a wide variety of topics including gender, patriarchy, and the art of the troubles. Dr. John Haas, history professor at Cerritos College and founder and director of the Global Consortium for Sustainable Peace will host the presentation...Link to the full story about Global Consortium
- College To Host Annual Veterans Week Events
Cerritos College will host a week-long celebration honoring veterans from Monday, November 7 to Thursday, November 10. For more information, contact Veterans Resource Center, at extension 3716...Link to the full story about Veterans Week events
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: October 31 - November 4
Tuesday, November 1
2 p.m. - Developmental Education (LC 62)
2 p.m. - Planning and Budget (Board Room)
3 p.m. - Instructional Program Review (SS 140)
Thursday, November 3
11 a.m. - Technology Based Learning (CTX Conference Room)
For questions, please call Human Resources at (562) 860-2451 Ext.2284.
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