Cerritos College News Release September 2016

STEM Event on September 30 Aims to Draw Student Interest in Science Careers 

Demonstrations include ice cream making and DNA extraction

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2016

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

WHAT: Cerritos College's Science, Engineering and Mathematics Division will host the Fifth Annual STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Open House on Friday, September 30.

With a strong focus on increasing interest in STEM fields, the event will feature chemistry ice cream making, strawberry DNA extraction, water scum analysis, sunspot observation with a 14” telescope, lab demonstrations, and a scavenger hunt with prizes. TA BOM, The Lobos, and Richeeze food trucks will be available for purchase. One ticket for each food truck will be raffled at the opening ceremony from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. in Room S-101.

WHEN: Friday, September 30, 12 - 6 p.m.

WHERE: Cerritos College
Between Physical Science and Technology (PST) and Business Education Buildings
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650

Campus map: www.cerritos.edu/guide or www.cerritos.edu/google-map.

COST: Event is free and open to the public. Parking is free in lots C-5 and C-6

CONTACT: For more details about this event or to bring a school, contact Vangie-Moreno Reichwein at (562) 860-2451, ext. 2623 or ereichwein@cerritos.edu


About Cerritos College: 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 www.cerritos.edu.



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