AMETLL News

National Manufacturing Day Inspires Students - October 23, 2017

Nearly 450 students and educators from ABC, Bellflower, Lynwood, Long Beach, and Downey Unified School Districts, and professionals from various industries participated. The event showcased the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Design Technology, New Product Development, Machine Tool Technology, Plastics/Composites, Woodworking, and Welding departments.

Nearly 600 Cerritos College Students Complete Manufacturing Certifications - July 31, 2017

The Cerritos College Technology Division announced that 580 students received industry certifications in engineering design technology, welding, and machine tool technology during the 2016-17 academic year.

Five Lynwood High School Students Graduate Cerritos College With Certificate Of Achievement - June 19, 2017

Five Lynwood High School students recently earned a Cerritos College Engineering Design and Production Technology Certificate of Achievement.

Dean of Technology Nick Real Presents At Career Pathways Conference - June 5, 2017

Nick Real presented the progress made by the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Linked Learning (AMETLL) Consortium at the California Career Pathways Trust Conference in San Diego on May Nick highlighted the successful articulations agreement that Cerritos College has established with the K-12 grant partners. 

Cerritos College Joins Civil Air Patrol To Promote Aerospace Education At OC Fair - May 8, 2017

Cerritos College Technology department teamed up with Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Squadron 68 at the Orange County Fair Imaginology STEAM event in April. 

Cerritos College’s Project Lead The Way Partnership Helps Students Succeed - January 30, 2017 

Cerritos College created more than 50 new articulation agreements with local unified school districts in the 2015-16 academic year.

Dr. Miodrag Micic Co-Authors Article With International Team For Top Scientific Journal - December 12, 2016
Miodrag Micic, co-authored an article on a key glycomic enzyme in a leading international physical chemistry journal Journal of Physical Chemistry B.

Alumna Beating The Odds As Engineer - November 21, 2016
Lynwood High School student shares her success story from High School to Cerritos College to CSULA and GKN Aerospace.

Access + Completion = Student SuccessPDF document - Fall 2016 - Page 3
Dual Enrollment - More than 560 students are set to earn college credit while in high school through new articulation agreements this fall at Cerritos College.

Grants and DonationsPDF document - Fall 2016 - Page 21
Cerritos College received a $25,000 donation from the Gene Haas Foundation to support scholarships for its Machine Tool Technology program.

Lynwood High Student Gets College Engineering Design Technology Certificate of Achievement - August 8, 2016
Carlos Henriquez, a 12th grader from Lynwood High School earned a Cerritos College Engineering Design Technology Certificate of Achievement.

Lynwood High Senior Completes Certification Program from Cerritos College ahead of High School Diplomanew window - July 6, 2016
Carlos Henriquez is getting a jumpstart on his dream of researching and developing renewable energy thanks to an engineering certification program he completed at Cerritos College even before he received his high school diploma.

AAWCC’s Inaugural 40 Under 40 Class Includes Cerritos College Staff - May 31, 2016
Raquel Lizarraga, Program Assistant for Cerritos College's Technology division, was recently named a 40 Under 40 honoree by the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC.) 

New Aeronautical Engineering Technology Class Available - May 23, 2016
Engineering Design Technology now offers an Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering Technology class.

High School Students Pass NIMS Exam - May 5, 2016
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

Miodrag Micic Elected to Prestigious Editorial Board of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - April 4, 2016
Cerritos College Engineering Design Technology Instructor Miodrag Micic, Sc.D., Ph.D., M.T.M., CSWP, has been appointed to the Editorial and Scientific Advisory Board of the Genetic Engineering News (GEN) magazine, a leading trade publication in biotechnology.

High School Students Earn Cerritos College Credit through WorkshopsPDF document - Spring 2016 - Page 7
Cerritos College’s Technology division hosted 52 students from local K-12 school districts in its SolidWorks, Electronics and Robotics camps in summer 2015.

Machine Tool Technology Receives $25K in Scholarship Funds from Gene Haas Foundation - March 21, 2016
Cerritos College recently received a $25,000 donation from the Gene Haas Foundation to support scholarships for students enrolled in its Machine Tool Technology program.

Cerritos College Offers High School students college credit through Articulation Agreementsnew window - March 15, 2016
High School students earn Cerritos College credit for High School classes through New Articulation Agreements

Dual Enrollment Program Allows High School Students to Earn College Credit - March 7, 2016
High school students can earn up to 12 units of credit through the new articulation agreements at Cerritos College.

Cerritos College offering college credit certificates to area high studentsnew window - March 3, 2016
High school students from ABCUSD, DUSD, LUSD, NLMUSD, PUSD, Pasadenda USD, and St. John Bosco can earn up to 12 units of credit through the new articulation agreements at Cerritos College.

Engineering Design Technology Instructor Miodrag Micic Presents at the World largest CAD conference - February 22, 2016
Instructor Miodrag Micic, Sc.D.,Ph.D.,M.T.M.,CSWP, chair of the Engineering Design Technology Department, presented a new method of teaching aerodynamics and fluid mechanics at the SolidWorks World 2016 conference in Dallas, TX. This was the third year in a row that Micic has presented on new concepts in teaching engineering science and technology at this leading CAD event

Assembly Member Cristina Garcia Honors Cerritos College Staff Raquel Lizarraga - February 16, 2016
Cerritos College AMETLL employee, Raquel Lizarraga, was awarded the "Leader of Tomorrow" by California State Assembly Member - Cristina Garcia.

Women in Engineering Panel Inspires High School Students - February 1, 2016
Over 100 students from local K-12 school districts attended the panel to learn more about the Engineering field. 6 Women engineers panelists discussed the challenges and rewards of the profession.

Engineering Technology Professor’s Book Tackles Genetic Sampling; Molecular Biology - January 25, 2016
Cerritos College Engineering Design Technology Professor New Book release.

Students Learn 3D Technology through Mini-me Project - January 11, 2016
Cerritos College Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering Technology students use 3D scanning and printing technology by creating a "mini-me" toy 

Airwolf 3D announces the upcoming display at CES 2016 and partnership with JetPack Aviation to accelerate the development of the world's only true JetPacknew window - January 6, 2016
Cerritos College Engineering Design Technology Professor comments on the advantages of low cost desktop 3D printers.

Engineering Design Technology Celebrates First Certified SolidWorks Expert - December 21, 2015
Cerritos College student cecame a Certified SolidWorks Expert (CSWE).

College to Host Woodworking Open House - December 21, 2015
Cerritos College hosted an open house to showcase the new CNC (computer numerical control) lab on campus.

Vote Online for Your Favorite Pride 58 Recipient - December 14, 2015
Cerritos College AMETLL employee was nominated for "Leader of Tomorrow" by California State Assembly Member - Cristina Garcia.

Plastics Hosts Fiberglass Seminar and Demo - December 7, 2015
Plastics hosted an event to showcase the fabriacation and production that is done in the Plastics and Manufacturing industry.

National Manufacturing Day Inspires Students - October 15, 2015
Over 500 students from local K-12 school districts attended the event. The event showcased the the advanced manufacturing, Engineering Technology, engineering design technology, new product development, machine tool technology, plastics/composites, woodworking, and welding departments at Cerritos College.

High School Students Earn Cerritos College Credit through Engineering Workshops - October 5, 2015
Cerritos College AMETLL hosted 52 students from local K-12 school districts in its SolidWorks, electronics and robotics workshop. 51 students earned Cerritos College credit at the end of the workshop.

Free Guitar Making Workshop Gives High School Students a Head Start
- August 18, 2015
In the free workshop, students will learn how to make a guitar. The guitars are for participants to keep. Students will discover the general principles of advanced manufacturing, including design, machining, finishing, assembly, and testing. Students must be a current high school or college students to participate.

Cerritos College InSight MagazinePDF document - Fall 2015
Cerritos College New Product Development students set a World Record in 3D Printing.
California Assembly Member Cristina Garcia Honors Cerritos College AMETLL Employee, Raquel Lizarraga, with #Pride58 Award
Career Options Through Cerritos College Programs

Giving Students a ‘Fighting Chance’: How Cerritos College Aligns CTE Programs With Industries Thirsty for Talentnew window - June 16, 2015
Aligning Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Technology programs to Indusry demand.

Machine Tool Technology Instructor Saves LAPD - June 8, 2015
Cerritos College Professor utilized Machine Tool Technology expertise to save LAPD. 

Dr. Nick Real to Present at National Trustee Leadership Congress in October - May 18, 2015
Dean of Technology at Cerritos College, Dr. Nick Real, was selected to present on "Engaging Students through Data and Industry"

Free Engineering and Solidworks Summer Workshops Give High School Students a Head Start - March 30, 2015
In the free SolidWorks workshop, students will learn how to use 3D design software SolidWorks and design products. At the end of the workshop, students will take the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam, which is a proof of SolidWorks® expertise - proficiency in operating SolidWorks and performing complex tasks of drawing, parts making, and assembly.

NATURAL HISTORY Exhibition Combines Innovative Mix of Art and Technology - March 2, 2015
Engineering Design Techology department collaborated with the Fine Arts department to product sculptures using 3D software and hardware.

Free SolidWorks Summer Workshop Gives High School Students a Head Start - March 2015
In the workshop students will learn how to use 3D Design Software SolidWorks and design products.

Raquel Lizarraga Named Employee of the Month of January 2015 - February 23, 2015
Cerritos College AMETLL employee received the Employee of the Month for her contribution to the college and the community.

 Cerritos College Students Help Set World Record for a Great Cause - February 9, 2015
Cerritos College New Product Development students host Print-a-thon and set a World Record.

Assembly Member Cristina Garcia Honors Two Falcons with #Pride58 Award - January 12, 2015
Cerritos College AMETLL employee, Raquel Lizarraga, received the #Pride58 award from California State Assembly Member.

White House Honors Cerritos College Staff with Prestigious Presidential Service Award - November 24, 2014
Cerritos College AMETLL employee, Raquel Lizarraga, received an award from President Barack Obama and The White House.

High School Students Earn Certified SolidWorks Professional Certification at Cerritos College - September 8, 2014
3 High School Students earned Certified SolidWorks Professional certification