Campus Connection - May 16, 2017
- Student Awarded U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
to Study Abroad
Cerritos College student Maricela Ramos was awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study or intern abroad during the summer 2017 academic term. Maricela, English literature major, received...Link to the full story about Gilman Scholarship
- Women's Track & Field Wins Third Straight SoCal Championship
by John Van Gaston
For the third year in a row - and fifth time in the last six seasons - the Cerritos College women's track and field team won the Southern California Championship. The Falcons, who were also serving as the host of the event, are now looking for their third CCCAA State Championship in a row...Link to the full story about Women's T&F (external link)
- Students to be Honored at Commencement on May 19
Cerritos College will hold its 2017 commencement ceremony to honor its graduating students on Friday, May 19 at 6 p.m. in Falcon Stadium. The College will present associate degrees and skills certificates earned during the 2016-2017 academic year. More than 3,000 students will be receiving degrees and certificates, making the largest graduating classes in the Cerritos College history...Link to the full story about Commencement
- Forensics Team Beats Cal States at Final Tournament of the Year
Cerritos College’s forensics team had an exciting end of the year competition. The team tied for fourth place out of 21 schools at the Pacific Southwest Collegiate Forensics Association Spring Cool-Off Tournament for novices at Rio Hondo College. Cerritos College team beat out every Cal State in attendance as well as rivals such as Pasadena City College and Orange Coast College...Link to the full story about forensics students
- Woodworking Invites All to Student Show; Root Beer Float, Lunch, Raffles, and More
Woodworking Manufacturing Technology is hosting the 2017 Woodworking Celebration Student Show on Saturday, May 20. The event showcases student projects in the Woodworking Manufacturing Technology Building, and the World Wood Day exhibition will highlight wood as an eco-friendly and renewable biomaterial in the new Fine Arts Gallery. There will be a gallery preview on Friday, May 19...Link to the full story about Woodworking Celebration
- 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
- 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 16 - 19
Tuesday, May 16
2 p.m. - Developmental Education (LC 62)
Wednesday, May 17
1 p.m. - Safety (LC 62)
Thursday, May 18
2 p.m. - Planning and Budget (Board Room)
*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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