Campus Connection - March 7, 2016

      • A student and an instructor
      • Dual Enrollment Program Allows High School Students to Earn College Credit

        Cerritos College and ABC, Downey, Lynwood, Norwalk-La Mirada, Paramount, Pasadena Unified School Districts, and St. John Bosco High School have signed new articulation agreements that will allow qualified high school students to dual-enroll at Cerritos College to earn college credit. These agreements create seamless pathways in advanced manufacturing and engineering technology for high school students... Link to the full story of Dual Enrollment
      • Norwalk City Council members, Bob Arthur and Dr. Jose Fierro
      • Norwalk City Council Recognizes Cerritos College

        The City of Norwalk honored the College for its participation in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) program at its City Council meeting on March 1. The California Board of Equalization (BOE) partners with an organization to bring free income tax preparation services to residents every year... Link to the full story about VITA
      • University Fair
      • University Fair A Success

        University fair brought more than 20 universities on campus on March 3. Students had an opportunity to meet with university representatives and learn about various institutions to determine their transfer campus. CSUs, UCs, private, and out-of-state universities provided information to students. 
      • Dr. Erlinda Martinez presenting
      • Dr. Erlinda Martinez Shares Her Journey as Latina College President 

        Santa Ana College President Dr. Erlinda Martinez presented a conversation about a journey of a Latina college president on March 3. Students and staff in attendance heard how Dr. Martinez found her calling for serving students and how she overcame difficulties. Dr. Martinez, who is retiring after this semester, previously served at Cerritos College as the vice president of student services. 
      • Umoja presentation
      • Circle of Support Event Provides Keys to Success

        The Black History Month series closed with the Circle of Support event on February 29. Sponsored by Umoja, student success program especially for African-American and first-generation college students, Circle of Support familiarized students with various support programs and resources on campus through games and activities. Students learned how to be successful in their education while enjoying soul food and prizes. 
      • Walter Fernandez making a presentation
      • History of Women Presidents in Latin America Examined at Women's History Celebration Event 

        History Professor Walter Fernandez presented about women presidents in Latin American countries on March 1, as part of Women's History Celebration activities. Walter shared his wealth of knowledge in leading ladies in Latin America dating back to 1970's and intriguing personal and cultural background behind the history of women presidents.  The Women's History Celebration festivities continue - join the celebration.  View Women's History Celebration flyerPDF document

      • Presidents Hourd
      • President's Hour

        Take a few minutes to share what’s on your mind with Dr. Fierro on second Thursdays! No appointment necessary. Stop by Thursday, March 10, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. in Falcon Square.
      • Cap and books
      • Faculty and Staff Attending Commencement - Rent Cap and Gown Now!

        Your order must be returned to the Cerritos College Bookstore by March 25! Please follow the link for the rental order formPDF document. Please return your rental form via email to bfreeman@follett.comemail link or you may drop off at the bookstore. Any orders received after the deadline may incur a late fee from Jostens and cannot be guaranteed in time for graduation. Jostens is anticipating having the rental regalia at the store on May 6. Payments will be made at the time of pick-up. Regalia can be returned to the bookstore on the Monday after. 



Stay Informed

Shared Governance Committee Meetings: March 7 - 11

Monday, March 7
1 p.m. - Coordinating Committee (Board Room)

Tuesday, March 8
10 a.m. - DEEOAC (HR Conference Room)

Thursday, March 10
11 a.m. - Outstanding Classified Employee Selection (HR Conference Room)
1:30 p.m. - Curriculum (Board Room)


*Meeting date may change. Please contact committee chairs to confirm meeting schedule. List of committees
Committee Chairs, please notify usemail link when your meeting schedule changes from your committee webpage.


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