Campus Connection - April 10, 2017
- Students Honored at Annual Academic Excellence Awards Ceremony
Sixteen scholarship winners and 58 student award winners were honored during Cerritos College's annual Academic Excellence Awards ceremony on March 30. The Academic Excellence Awards was created in 1981 to honor academic accomplishments of students in various departments throughout the College. Students recognized at the ceremony... Link to the full story about Academic Excellence Awards
- Festival of Asian Cultures Coming to Cerritos College April 19!
The Festival of Asian Cultures at Cerritos College will bring together community and diverse cultures. To celebrate the various cultures of Asia, the event will showcase performances, activity booths, workshops, free food, giveaways and prizes. Performances include Chinese folk dance, a lion dance, martial arts. The event program will be posted to Daily Falcon. Stay tuned! Link to the full story about the Festival of Asian Cultures
- College Breaks Ground on New Health & Wellness Complex
College celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Health & Wellness Complex with a ceremony on April 5. The approximately $51-million project is funded by Measure G Bond dollars and will be located immediately south of Falcon Gymnasium, along the western edge of the campus' athletic precinct. The 76,000-gross-square-foot facility will centralize functions including fitness labs, cardio workout rooms, training rooms, multi-purpose studios, offices, and the Student Health Center.
- Retiring Board Member John Paul Drayer Recognized
The College recognized retiring board member John Paul Drayer for his service to Cerritos College at the April 5 board meeting. Drayer was elected to the Board in December 2012, and has served the College in the capacity for four years. Since day one, Drayer took every opportunity to learn more about the students and employees, and the ways the College serves the community. Upon his arrival he advocated for broadcasting options for the board meetings... Link to the full story about Drayer
- David Ward Named Employee Of The Month Of February 2017
The Outstanding Classified/Confidential Employee Selection Committee named David Ward as the recipient of the Outstanding Classified/Confidential Employee of the Month Award for February 2017. Dave began his career at Cerritos College in 1989 for the Fine Arts/Theater division. If you have ever attended a theater production here at Cerritos College, then you have seen Dave’s excellent set designs. Dave helped to design... Link to the full story about Dave
- Job Fair Attracts Hundreds of Attendees
Career Services/Job Placement Center hosted its annual Job Fair on April 6. 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 hundreds of attendees during the event.
- Women's History Month Events Continues
Women's History Month featured a "When and Where We/Women Enter? Are We Welcome?" presentation featuring speaker Dr. Kathryn E. Jeffery, president, Santa Monica College last week. She inspired participants with a A Conversation on education, social justice, and gender equality. She also introduced great woman leaders in the world. More events are coming next week including the social justice presentation and feminism seminar on April 11... Link to the Women's History Month event calendar
- It Ain’t Nothin’ But The BLUES Coming to Cerritos College Theatre
The musical revue It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues tells the history and evolution of the Blues music, how it began from African beats and rhythms and what is now known as “traditionals.” Without the blues, there would be no modern country & Western, rhythm & blues, rock and roll, hip hop or rap. The musical features some of the most famous and celebrated songs in the history of the blues movement... Link to the full story about It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues
- President's Hour This Thursday
Take a few minutes to share what’s on your mind with Dr. Fierro on second Thursdays! No appointment necessary. Stop by Thursday, April 13, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. in the Board Room.
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: April 10 - 14
Monday, April 10
1 p.m. - Coordinating Committee (Board Room)
3:30 p.m. - Student Learning Outcomes (SS 140)
Tuesday, April 11
10 a.m. - DEEOAC (HR Conference Room)
Wednesday, April 12
3 p.m. - Student Equity (LC 62)
3 p.m. - Student Success and Support (SS 139)
Thursday, April 13
1:30 p.m. - Curriculum (Board Room)
Friday, April 14
9 a.m. - Information Technology Standards (SS 16)
*Meeting date may change. Please contact committee chairs to confirm meeting schedule. List of committees
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