Cerritos College News Releases 2011

Cerritos College's New Physical Science and Technology Building grand opening Oct 5

Foyer to be dedicated in honor of late administrator Charles Dean Paige

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2011

Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878

WHAT: Cerritos College will hold grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Physical Science and Technology Building, Wednesday, October 5.

The new 34,000 square foot, two-story building was funded by the G.O. bond and consist of five general classrooms for architecture, astronomy, earth science, engineering, engineering design technology, mathematics and physics, and also seven large laboratories, faculty offices and division offices for the Technology and Science, Engineering and Mathematics (SEM) divisions.

The main foyer will be dedicated in honor of Charles Dean Paige, for his dedication and service to the college. He held many positions at the college from 1964 until he retired as the dean of Science, Engineering and Mathematics division including interim vice president of instructional services. Paige passed away on February 28, 2010 after an extended illness. The event is open to the public.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 5, 2011
4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cerritos College
Physical Science and Technology Building
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650

A map of the campus is available at www.cerritos.edu/guide.


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/.