Campus Connection - November 21, 2016
Wrestling Team Captures CCCAA Team Dual State Championship
by John Van Gaston
With the top two ranked teams facing each other for the CCCAA Dual Team Wrestling State Championship, the Cerritos College wrestling team came out on top, 23-16 over host Fresno City College. Ranked #1 in the state, the Falcons (18-1) were taking on the...Link to the full story about Wrestling Champs (external link)
Alumna Beating The Odds As Engineer
Evelyn Panduro was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Lynwood. She never planned on going to college after graduating from Lynwood High School, and instead enlisted in the Navy. Her decision to join the Navy was challenging for her parents, but the Navy provided her with a great experience.... Link to the full story about Evelyn
- Trotters Give Back While Getting In Some Exercise
Runners, walkers and strollers alike all participated in Cerritos College's 18th annual Turkey Trot on November 17.Turkey Trot participants The College's Thanksgiving time tradition gives students, faculty, staff and community members an opportunity to pound the pavement before they pound their way to Thanksgiving... Link to the full story about Turkey Trot
- interACT Performance Inspires Students
interACT, a nationally renowned social justice performance was received by a house full of students on November 17. Students were invited on stage to become active participants. The performance allowed audience members a safe space to rehearse assertive communication strategies in various situation sets and inspired social and political change.
- Cerritos College Hosts Tony Mendoza's Operation Gobble
Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) kicked off the holiday season on November 18 by collecting and distributing turkeys to local organizations that assist area families in need as a part of the annual “Operation Gobble” program at Cerritos College. The College has hosted the holiday event for three years.
- Government Officials from China Visit Cerritos College
Members of China’s State Bureau for Letters and Calls visited Cerritos College to learn about the functions and structures of California’s community colleges. Dr. Shin Liu, president of the Board of Trustees, provided the delegation with a college overview and campus tour... Link to the full story about Chinese visitors
- Single-User Restroom Sign Changes And Information On Gender Neutral Bathroom Forums
Soon, the signs for the campus single-user restroom facilities will be updated to reflect a more inclusive and safe space for all members of our Falcon Family. To continue fulfilling the College's mission that values its diverse student population...Link to the full story about gender Neutral Bathroom Forums
- Paula Pereira Speaks at English Learner Conference
Paula Pereira served as keynote speaker at the English Language Learner Institute 2016 for educators in Austin, Texas. She spoke about her book, her immigrant experiences, and art. Paula also offered two breakout session and highlighted the services and resources the Cerritos College Library offers for ESL population.
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: November 21 - 23
Wednesday, November 23
3 p.m. - Enrollment Management (LC 62)
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