Campus Connection - May 2, 2016
- Automotive Technology Department Gets Gray Corvette from General Motors
General Motors donated a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette to the Cerritos College Automotive Technology Program. The vehicle came from Win Chevrolet in Carson and will be part of Cerritos College's General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) program, a two-year automotive program designe... Link to the story about Corvette
- Talon Marks Receives Journalism Awards
Cerritos College's Talon Marks newspaper team recently won awards at the annual Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) state conference at the Burbank Marriott Hotel. The conference was attended by nearly 500 students and faculty from community colleges throughout California. The Talon Marks staff competed in the mail-in and on-the-spot competitions, and attended workshops in various areas of journalism... Link to the full story about Talon Marks
- Foster Care Awareness Events Coming in May
The Leaders Involved in Creating Change (LINC) program will host a series of events in conjunction with the Foster Care Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about foster care issues and motivate people to help foster care and foster children succeed. During the month of May, there will be a display of foster care facts and student art in the glass case by the President's Office.... Link to the full story about Foster Care Month
- CA State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon to Serve as Commencement Speaker for Cerritos
College on May 20
Cerritos College will hold its 59th annual commencement ceremony to honor its graduating students on Friday, May 20 at 6 p.m. in Falcon Stadium. The College will present associate degrees and skills certificates earned during the 2015-2016 academic year. Students graduating and transferring will be transitioning to some of the nation’s top colleges and universities, including UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara... Link to the full story about Commencement
- Cerritos College Participates in the Hawaiian Gardens Parade
Cerritos College President/Superintendent Dr. Jose Fierro, Board Member Marisa Perez, mascot Franco Falcon, and students participated in the Annual Hawaiian Gardens Parade on April 16. The video of the parade is available (fast forward 1:05:05 to see the Cerritos College group...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1gZcIKWtjY
- Alicia Edquist Receives Rich Cameron Volunteer of the Year Award
Alicia Edquist, instructional lab technician I and adjunct instructor in the journalism program received the Rich Cameron Volunteer of the Year award for her volunteer work in the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) as its Communication Director and for all the work she has volunteered to the organization. The award was presented to her at the 2016 JACC State Convention that was held in March at the Burbank Marriott Hotel. The award is presented annually to an outstanding volunteer in the organization.
- Student Health Services Celebrates National Nutrition Month
Student Health Services recently celebrated National Nutrition Month with fun games and display in Falcon Square. To promote this year’s theme Savor the Flavor of Eating Right, students were invited to spin the Nutrition Wheel and were challenged with questions from different food groups, and healthy snacks were given out as prizes. Registered Dietitian Hazel Ng explained the "fats in common foods" display.
- Dr. Lisa Boutin-Vitela Presents at the Renaissance Society of America
Art History Instructor Dr. Lisa Boutin-Vitela recently attended and presented her research at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in Boston. Her presentation, titled Earthly Delights: Illusory Pottery and Renaissance Dining, examined three categories of sixteenth-century ceramics that employed illusory techniques to impress, surprise, and even deceive viewers in the context of dining in Italy and France. She also joined a tour of the conservation lab at the Museum of Fine Arts.
- You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown Coming to Cerritos College Theatre
The Cerritos College Theatre & Film Department is pleased to present the charming family-friendly off-Broadwaymusical about "an average day in the life of Charlie Brown." Though considered a "good man" by his friends, Charlie Brown can't seem to win the heart of the little red-haired girl, nor his friend Lucy. Meanwhile Snoopy and Linus daydream... Link to the full story about Theatre production
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: May 2 - 6
Tuesday, May 3
2 p.m. - Developmental Education (LC 62)
Thursday, May 5
11 a.m. - Technology Based Learning (CTX Conference Room)
2 p.m. - Budget and Planning (Board Room)
*Meeting date may change. Please contact committee chairs to confirm meeting schedule. List of committees
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