Cerritos College to Open New Mathematics/Computer Information Science and Fine Arts Buildings on February 15

The Facilities Signal More Growth at Cerritos College

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2017

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

WHAT: Thanks to Measure CC (2004) and G (2012) Bond dollars, Cerritos College will celebrate the grand opening of the new Mathematics/Computer Information Science (CIS) and Fine Arts Buildings with a ceremony on Wednesday, February 15 at 4 p.m.

The Math/CIS Building is a $23-million project funded by Measure CC Bond dollars and is located in the area previously occupied by the Technology Building. The 33,000-square-foot facility’s first floor supports math faculty, math classrooms, and a study center. The second floor features computer information labs, classrooms, and a study center.  

The new Fine Arts Building is a $33.5-million project funded by Measure G Bond dollars. The facility is a two-story building with approximately 55,000 square feet. The first floor features high-tech equipment such as 3D design/jewelry, printmaking, ceramics, film, and an art gallery. The second floor includes painting/drawing, computer graphics, photography, and mass communication.

There will also be a dedication of the Mathematics/Computer Information Sciences lobby in honor of James D. Woolever, who has taught thousands of students for the past 53 years in the Cerritos College Computer Information Sciences Department.

The event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

WHEN: 
Wednesday, February 15
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

WHERE: Cerritos College
Computer Information Science/Mathematics and Fine Arts 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.

 

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 http://www.cerritos.edu/.

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