Campus Connection - May 9, 2016
- Scholars' Honors Program Celebrates Graduates
The Cerritos College Scholars' Honors Program recognized 36 graduates during its 19th annual graduation ceremony on April 26. All graduating Scholars’ Honors Program students have been accepted to some of the nation’s most respected colleges and universities. Graduates received medallions for maintaining a minimum 3.0 grade point average in transferable courses... Link to the story about SHP
- Cerritos College Students Awarded U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International
Scholarship to study abroad
Cerritos College students Miguel Felix, Amy Perez, and Gurpreet Ubbu were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study or intern abroad during the summer 2016 academic term. Miguel received $4,000 towards his study abroad program costs and will study religion and philosophy in Ladahk... Link to the full story about Gilman Scholarship
- Faculty Honored for Distinguished Service
Eleven faculty members were honored for their service and mentorship to students during the Outstanding Faculty Awards ceremony on April 28. Organized by the Faculty Senate and the Professional Relations Committee, the event was attended by faculty members, administrators, and members of the Board of Trustees. Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Craig Breit presented this year's Most Outstanding Faculty... Link to the full story about Outstanding Faculty Awards
- Students Accepted into BUILD Program Move Closer to Science Dreams
Five Cerritos College students were accepted into California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)’s BUILD Program. Vanessa Altamirano, Tania Rodriguez, Patsy Rodriguez, Tatiana Avila and Chyann Richard will join two Cerritos alumni, Alex Gomez and Amalia Lira, who were accepted into the program last year. Selected students will receive mentoring and intensive research training to prepare them for doctoral-level research... Link to the full story about BUILD
- Diversity Award Luncheon Honors Employee Contributions
The Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee (DEEOAC) and Human Resources recently held a Celebrate Cerritos Diversity Award Luncheon. At the luncheon, 20 employees were awarded Diversity Certificates for completing level 1 workshops, including Creating Cultures of Respect, Safe Zone, and Cultural Intelligence workshops. In addition, the Committee honored six employees with Celebrate Cerritos Awards...Link to the full story about Diversity Awards
- High School Students Pass NIMS Exam
Dual-enrollment students from Lynwood and Firebaugh High Schools recently took the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Measurement, Materials, and Safety exam at Cerritos College. The College has worked with teachers at the two high schools to create dual-enrollment pathways and donated equipment prepare high school students in advanced manufacturing careers and education that allow students to earn college credit while in high school.
- Culinary Arts Student Wins California Community Colleges Baking Competition
Scarlett Gaitan, culinary arts student at Cerritos College, won first place in the California Community Colleges Culinary Arts Baking Competition in April. Congtratulations!
- 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
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: May 9 - 13
Monday, May 9
1 p.m. - Coordinating Committee (Board Room)
3 p.m. - Student Learning Outcomes (BE 118)
Tuesday, May 10
10 a.m. - DEEOAC (HR Conference Room)
Thursday, May 12
11 a.m. - Outstanding Classified Employee Selection (HR Conference Room)
*Meeting date may change. Please contact committee chairs to confirm meeting schedule. List of committees
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