Campus Connection - October 3, 2016
- Ancient Artifacts Donated To Cerritos College
Cerritos College’s fine art students can explore the ancient world on campus thanks to a donation of artifacts by former Cerritos College administrator John Grindel. Grindel served Cerritos College from 1995 - 2005 in several positions, including Director of Development, Dean of Economic Development/Contract Education and Grants, Executive Dean of Information Technology and Development, Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost, and as... Link to the full story about Grindel's donation
- DENSO Donates Nearly 700 Auto Components To Cerritos College Automotive Program
Cerritos College’s Automotive Technology Program recently received more than 700 automotive parts donated by DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of DENSO Corporation, a global automotive components manufacturer. The parts will be used for hands-on student training, and some components will be shared with local high school automotive programs, including Norwalk and Artesia High Schools... Link to the full story about Denso donation
- Halloween Office Contest is Back!
It’s that time again for our Halloween Office Decorating and Costume Contest! This year’s contest is scheduled for Monday, October 31. The categories are: 1) spookiest office, 2) most creative office, and 3) office with the most staff in costumes. This year, we will encourage more students to stop by and see your offices. The winners will enjoy an office lunch party, courtesy of Public Affairs. We will be visiting participating departments between 2-3:30 p.m. and are so excited for the festivities! Sign up for the contest via email by October 24!
- Ramona Mellgoza Earns Certified Professional Public Buyer Credential
Purchasing Buyer Ramona Mellgoza recently received the Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) credential from the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC). Ramona was among 129 professionals nation-wide, and one of eight professionals in California, who successfully completed the CPPB examination in May.Established in 1979, this prestigious certification is an outstanding... Link to the full story about Ramona
- Facilities Staff Receive Outstanding Classified/Confidential Employee Team Award
The Outstanding Classified Employee Award Committee have recognized Daniel Becerra and Steve Gonzalez as the recipients of the Outstanding Classified/Confidential Team Award for their outstanding team effort. With all the transitional construction happening on campus it’s difficult to keep the campus clean and presentable. Daniel and Steve have gone above and beyond in their efforts to maintain the beauty of our campus... Link to the full story about Daniel and Steve
- The Women Of Juarez Coming This Week!
To what lengths would you go to find your missing loved one if you lived in a world filled with systematic corruption, misogyny and lies? Based on the mass murders of women in the Mexican border town, The Women of Juarez is the story of a mother searching for her missing daughter. *Special for Oct 17 performance: One of the actual mothers of a missing girl in Juarez will be speaking after the play about her experiences in Juarez and her persecution by the local police... Link to the full story about The Women of Juarez
Job Fair Coming to Cerritos College on October 18
As Los Angeles County’s unemployment rate increased to 4.9% and approximately 248,000 people remain unemployed, job seekers will have an opportunity to speak with more than 40 employers at Cerritos College's semi-annual Job Fair. The free Fair will be held at the College on Tuesday, October 18, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Library/Falcon Square sidewalk. Attendees can explore current job opportunities, apply for some positions on site...Link to the full story about Job Fair
1,100 Backpacks Raise Awareness About Suicide Prevention
Active Minds student club hosted the national Send Silence Packing exhibit on September 29. The emotionally powerful exhibit of 1,100 backpacks representing the number of college students who die by suicide each year was displayed in Falcon Square. Students walked through the exhibit of backpacks and joined discussions on site to learn about mental health, suicide prevention, and where they or those in need can go to seek help.
Subaru Race Car Greets Cerritos Falcons
The Automotive Technology hosted a Subaru World Rally race car 2016 WRX STI on campus September 29. The display travels around the country to support and promote the World Rally Championship race series. Also on display was a Subaru trailer equipped with factory accessory performance parts. Students, community members, and staff enjoyed sitting in the real race car and taking pictures with it.
Hispanic Heritage Month Events Coming!
Cerritos College is presenting various events in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month this month. Student Project Presentation: A Multicultural Perspective on Issues Around the World, Tuesday, October 4, at 11 a.m., Library Sidewalk. For more events, view flyer: http://cms.cerritos.edu/daily-falcon/_includes/docs/09/HispanicHeritageMonthFlyer.pdf
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: October 3 - 7
Tuesday, October 4
2 p.m. - Planning and Budget (Board Room)
3 p.m. - Instructional Program Review (SS 140)
Thursday, October 6
11 a.m. - Technology Based Learning (CTX Conference Room)
For questions, please call Human Resources at (562) 860-2451 Ext.2284.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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