Cerritos College to Host 54th Annual Commencement Ceremony on May 14
Featured Speaker is the Honorable Peter Espinoza
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2011
Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878
Event Contact: Student Activities; (562) 860-2451 ext. 2471
WHAT: Cerritos College will hold its 54th annual commencement ceremony to honor its graduating students on Saturday, May 14 at 5 p.m. in Falcon Stadium. Cerritos College's Board of Trustees will present degrees and certificates earned during the 2010-2011 academic year.
This year's commencement speaker is the Honorable Peter Espinoza, supervising judge for the Los Angeles Superior Court. Judge Espinoza currently serves as a judge for the Superior Court in Norwalk. He received his undergraduate degree from San Francisco State University. He received his Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law.
Judge Espinoza has been a great supporter of the college for many years. He has served on the Cerritos College Foundation board of directors since 2002. In 2004, he and his siblings, all of whom graduated from Cerritos College, founded a scholarship to support aspiring teachers.
No tickets are required for the ceremony. The entrance gates are located on both the northeast and northwest sides of Falcon Stadium and will open at 3:30 p.m. No strollers will be admitted into the stadium for the ceremony.
Seating for wheelchair users and one guest may be reserved upon request two weeks prior to commencement. For further details contact Mary D'Ettorre, Disabled Student Program and Services (DSP&S) via email at email@example.com or phone (562) 860-2451 ext. 2346 or 2352.
WHEN: Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
A map of the campus is available at www.cerritos.edu/guide
CONTACT: For more information about Cerritos College's 54th Annual Commencement, please visit www.cerritos.edu/commencement.
COST: Commencement is free and open to the public. Parking will be free at The Falcon Stadium on Commencement Day. The stadium is located on the south side of Alondra Boulevard.
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 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.