Cerritos College News Release - October 2009

Cerritos College to Host Vocational Programs Informational Fair 


Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 860-2451 ext.2287

Event Contact: Shannon Estrada, Re-entry Resource Program; (562) 860-2451 ext.2362

WHAT: Cerritos College’s Career Center and Re-Entry Resource Program will host the first Vocational Programs Informational Fair on Thursday, November 5, 2009. Attendees can learn about vocational and short-term certificate programs offered at Cerritos College.  Representatives from the departments and programs will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about their offering and career opportunities in each field.  Participating departments include: Computer & Information Sciences, Cosmetology, Court Reporting and Captioning Careers, Culinary Arts, Mental Health Worker, Nursing, Photography, Woodworking and many more.

WHEN:  Thursday, November 5, 2009
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.         

WHERE: Cerritos College
Falcon Square
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650

COST: This event is FREE and open to the public. Parking for the event is free in lot C-1 in white stalls ONLY.

Contact: For more information, contact Shannon Estrada at sestrada@cerritos.edu or (562) 860-2451, Ext. 2362, Elizabeth Barrera at ebarrera@cerritos.edu or Ext. 2365 or Rosie Medina at mmedina@cerritos.edu or Ext. 2365.


Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages nearly 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.