Campus Connection - May 8, 2017
- Scholars' Honors Program Celebrates Graduates
The Scholars' Honors Program recognized 32 graduates during its 20th annual graduation ceremony on May 2. All graduating Scholars’ Honors Program students have been accepted to some of the nation’s most respected colleges and universities, including California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California State University, Long Beach, University of California campuses...Link to the full story about SHP
- Dr. Kimberley Duff Earns Prestigious Western Psychological Association Award
Cerritos College’s Psychology Professor Dr. Kimberley Duff received the Western Psychological Association’s 2017 Outstanding Teaching Award. Duff was selected for the high quality of her psychology instruction. Duff was presented the award at WPA’s 97th Annual Convention in April. The WPA Outstanding Teaching Award is given to a senior-level WPA member...Link to the full story about Dr. Duff
- Psychology Students Presented at Research Convention
Cerritos College psychology students, seven alumni and two faculty members presented their research projects at the 97th annual Western Psychological Association (WPA) in Sacramento. Students Reena Rana, Deb Bragg, Gloria Avalos and Zoila Mendoza presented their novel research on The Effects of Power Posing on Academic Performance and Instructor Attire, Body Language, And Verbal Habits Impact Student Learning...Link to the full story about psychology students
- College for Youth Program Offers New Classes in STEAM Inventions, 3D Animation, Kitchen
Chemistry and More
Registration for the summer 2017 College for Youth program is now open at Cerritos College. Classes begin June 19 and continue through August 11. The College for Youth program offers classes for children, first through 12th grade in math, writing, SAT, computer technology, cooking, music, art, and sports. The most popular classes include video game design, mobile app development, powerhouse writing, CSI, swimming...Link to the full story about College for Youth
- Retiree Rich Cameron Recognized
The Cerritos College Board of Trustees recognized retiree Rich Cameron for his many years of service to the College at the May 3 board meeting. Rich Cameron spent 20 years at Cerritos College which constitutes half of his forty years as a professor in the California Community College system. During his tenure at Cerritos, Rich has advised on 419 issues of Talon Marks. He served as department chair throughout his tenure at Cerritos and served as curriculum chair for seven years... Link to the full story about Rich Cameron
- Cerritos College Joins Civil Air Patrol to Promote Aerospace Education at OC Fair
Cerritos College Technology department teamed up with Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Squadron 68 at the Orange County Fair Imaginology STEAM event in April. Civil Air Patrol is the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force that performs three congressionally assigned missions including emergency search & rescue and disaster relief services, aerospace education, and cadet programs for teenage youth... Link to the full story about CAP
- AB 540 Ally Training to Support Immigrant Student Success
Cerritos College hosted the first AB 540 Ally Training in April. The training aims to create and maintain a welcoming and supportive environment for undocumented students and educate faculty and staff about the needs and issues of undocumented students and their families. The AB 540 Ally Training was a collaboration between the AB 540 Taskforce, AB 540 advocate Dr. Elena Macias, and DEEOAC... Link to the full story about AB 540 Ally Training
- 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, May 11, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. in the Board Room.
- Celebrate National Foster Care Awareness Month
Cerritos College is celebrating National Foster Care Awareness Month with events during the month of May. The State of California serves approximately 63,000 foster youth. Cerritos College is home
to more than 150. The College also provides resources to help foster youth caregivers to develop effective parenting skills to help cultivate nurturing homes for foster children in the community. Check out the foster care awareness events throughout the month!
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: May 8 - 12
Monday, May 8
1 p.m. - Coordinating Committee (Board Room)
3:30 p.m. - Student Learning Outcomes (SS 140)
Wednesday, May 10
3 p.m. - Student Equity (LC 62)
Friday, May 12
9 a.m. - Information Technology Standards (SS 16)
*Meeting date may change. Please contact committee chairs to confirm meeting schedule. List of committees
Committee Chairs, please notify us when your meeting schedule changes from your committee webpage.
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