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MAR16-22
Spring Recess

Campus Closed

MAR23-29
Second 9-Week Session: 2015 Spring Semester

Second 9-Week Session start dates will vary.

Please see Spring 2015 Important Dates for accurate session dates, as well as add, drop, pass/no pass, and withdrawal (with and without a "W") dates. The Final Exam dates for each class are also included.

MAR25-31
8-Week Session: 2015 Spring Semester

8-Week Session start dates will vary.

Please see Spring 2015 Important Dates for accurate session dates, as well as add, drop, pass/no pass, and withdrawal (with and without a "W") dates. The Final Exam dates for each class are also included.

MAR27
APR2
Second 8-Week Weekend Session: 2015 Spring Semester

Second 8-Week Weekend Session start dates will vary.

Please see Spring 2015 Important Dates for accurate session dates, as well as add, drop, pass/no pass, and withdrawal (with and without a "W") dates. The Final Exam dates for each class are also included.

MAR2
Re-Entry Resource Program

Attachment: http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/02/0226Choosing_a_Major_Sp15_Color_Version.pdf

Undecided about your major? Thinking of changing majors?

Attend our workshop for students like you and find out what you need to know about choosing a major!

Date: Monday, March 2nd
Time: 2pm - 3pm
Room: BE 105

See attached flyer for more detailed information. Please share this with students.

Location: BE 105 Contact: Shannon Estrada, (562) 860-2451, ext. 2362
MAR3
Stress & Relaxation Workshop
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Re-Entry Resource Program

Attachment: http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/02/0226Stress_and_Relaxation_Workshop.pdf

Do you worry constantly? Do you often feel overwhelmed? Anxious?

Attend our workshop and learn:

* What stress is and how it manifests in your life
* Is there a cure?
* Common causes, signs & symptoms
* How it affects children, adolescents, and adults
* What you can do to build resilience
* Coping strategies to decrease negative effects of stress

Date: Tuesday, March 3rd
Time: 11am - 12pm
Room: BE 110

See attached flyer for more detailed information. Please share this with students, staff or anyone else who may benefit.

Location: BE 110 Contact: Shannon Estrada, (562) 860-2451, ext. 2362
MAR4
A Window Into Law School: Getting in and Getting Ahead
11:00 am-11:30 pm
Business Education

Attachment:  http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/02/Law_Southwestern.pdf


Cerritos College’s Paralegal Program is sponsoring a representative from Southwestern Law School to answer student’s questions regarding Law School. The presentations will be held on March 3 at 11:00 a.m. and also on March 4 at 6:00 p.m. in S-201.

Topics include:
• Conquering the Law School Admissions Process: Get tips on the law school application process, including how to set yourself apart from other applicants.
• Scholarship Strategies: Learn how to get them, how to keep them, and how to know if you should take the scholarships offered to you.
• Getting to Know Law School: Choosing a law school is a very difficult decision. This part of the presentation will provide a rubric to use when considering various law schools.
• Student Life on a Law School Campus: Why does everyone say “law school is difficult?” This will be discussed with concrete examples from the first-year academic experience and beyond.

Location: S-201 Contact: Nancy Espinosa, (562)861-2451 ext. 2703
MAR4
Career Services

In preparation for the upcoming Job Fair on April 8th, Career Services is offering several Resume Workshops covering the basics of resume structure. Please encourage students to attend any of these workshops.

Resume Basics Workshops:
Wed., March 4, 6-7 pm, SS141
Thurs. March 26, 11-Noon, BE 110
Mon., March 30, 11-Noon, SS314

Thank you for your support.

Location: Contact: Rose Vasquez, Ext. 2357
MAR5
Academic Affairs

The CTX will host a 2 day workshop on March 5-6 on developing, adopting, and integrating Open Educational Resources into the classroom. Register through Flex Reporter.

Location: Contact: Pilar MAta, 2982
MAR5
UC Los Angeles Peer Mentor (appt)
8:30 am-1:00 pm
Transfer Center Location: Library sidewalk Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext.2154
MAR5
Learning Communities

Attachment: http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/02/0227FoodProjectFlyer.pdf

Come and see a showcase of projects students and instructors have been working on using the Campus Food Theme and for the ribbon cutting of our Campus Garden pilot project on Thursday, March 5 at the Student Center, 11-1 PM.

Location: Contact: Ilva Mariani, x2621
MAR5
Transfer 101: Orientation to the transfer process
5:30 pm-6:30 pm
Transfer Center Location: TBA Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext. 2154
MAR5
Euripides' The Trojan Women
8:00 pm-11:30 pm
Theatre & Film

The Cerritos College Theatre Department offers Euripides' The Trojan Women directed by C. Julian White. A greek tragedy following the fates of the women of Troy following the sacking of their city. The heart wrenching price that is paid by women and children when men go to war.

Performance dates:
Mar 5, 6 & 7 at 8 p.m.
and Mar 8, at 2 p.m.

Details & tickets can be found at the link below.

Location: Contact: THEATRE DEPARTMENT, 2640
MAR6
UC Santa Barbara Tour
6:30 am-6:30 pm
Transfer Center Location: sign up through the Transfer Center Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext. 2154
MAR6
Music Location: Music Department (BC-51) Contact: Micki England, 2629
MAR6
UCI School of Medicine Simulation Lab Tour
11:00 am
Project HOPE Location: UCI School of Medicince Contact: Danylle Williams-Manser, ext. 2787
MAR6
NATURAL HISTORY: Panel Discussion and Catalog Release
12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Fine Arts & Communications

March 6, 2015 @ 12PM

The Cerritos College Art Gallery is pleased to announce a special panel discussion with the contributors to the catalog publication for the current gallery exhibition, NATURAL HISTORY by Jeff Cain, the inaugural 2014 Cerritos College Art+Tech Artist-in-Residence.

For the panel, the artist will be joined by USC art professor Julia Paull, Dutch artist/theorist of augmented-ecology Theun Karelse, and ART+TECH residency founder and gallery director James MacDevitt, to discuss Cain's work, as well as the broader historical/contemporary intersections of art, environmental science, and technology.

Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 43 (FA43) Contact: James MacDevitt, (562) 860-2451 x 2616
MAR8
Music Piano ensemble concert. Free admission.

Location: Music Department (BC-51) Contact: Micki England, 2629
MAR9
Academic Affairs

Attachment: http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/02/OER_Lumen_Event.pdf

Open Education Week (MARCH 9-13, 2015) in its 4th annual year is an online celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its purpose is to raise awareness about open education and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Participation in all events and use of all resources are free and open to everyone. Open education includes free and open access to platforms, tools and resources in education, including learning materials, course materials, videos, assessment tools, research, study groups, and textbooks, all available under an open license. In celebration of Open Education Week and Cerritos College’s continuing commitment to OER, a 2 day workshop on March 5-6 will be held through the CTX on developing, adopting, and integrating OER into the classroom.

Location: Contact: Pilar Mata, 562-860-2451 X2982
MAR10
Public Affairs

We need your help to name our mascot! Deadline to vote is Tuesday, March 10th, at the link below.

Location: Contact: Miya Walker, X2292
MAR10
The Art of Networking
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Re-Entry Resource Program

Attachment: http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/03/0302Networking_flyer.pdf

Networking plays a critical role in enabling you to achieve your goals.

Please join us for an interactive and informational workshop and learn about:

* Using social media
* Starting the conversation
* Challenging yourself
* Informational interviews
* Faculty/Staff resources

See attached flyer for more detailed information. Please share this with students, staff or anyone else who may benefit.

Location: BE 110 Contact: Shannon Estrada, (562) 860-2451, ext. 2362
MAR10
Transfer Tuesdays
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Transfer Center Location: Library Foyer Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext. 2154
MAR10
Public Affairs

Candidate forums will be held March 10-12 in the Teleconference Center (LC 155).

Campus and Community members are encouraged to attend and meet our Presidential candidates.

Forum Schedule:

Tuesday, March 10
4-5pm  Dr. Monte Perez

Wednesday, March 11
11am-12pm  Dr. Angélica Loera Suarez
3-4pm  Dr. Rajen Ramalingum Vurdien

Thursday, March 12
11am-12pm  Dr. Peter Perhac
4-5pm  Dr. Jose Fierro

Location: Teleconference Center (LC 155) Contact: Miya Walker, X2292
MAR11
UC Berkeley Representative Appointments
9:00 am-2:00 pm
Transfer Center Location: Sign up at the Transfer Center Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext.2154
MAR11
Career Services

Attachment: http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/03/0304Employers_Panel_3-11-15.pdf

Please encourage all your students to attend this event where the following employers will share and answer questions about current employment trends.

• Parker Hannifin Corporation
• OnTrac – On Time Delivery
• California Highway Patrol
• Southern CA Gas Company
• Southern Wine & Spirits

Light refreshments will be provided

Location: Fine Arts 43 Contact: Rose Vasquez, Ext. 2357
MAR11
CIS-Math and Fine Arts Buildings Groundbreakings
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
President's Office

Attachment:  http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/03/0302Cerritos_College_CIS-Math_and_Fine_Arts_Buildings_Groundbreaking_Invitiation_(031115).pdf

You are invited to attend the CIS-Math and Fine Arts Buildings Groundbreaking on Wednesday, March 11 at 4:00 p.m. at the construction site behind the Dr. Wilford Michael Library and Learning Resource Center. If you have any questions, please contact the President’s Office Staff at extension 2204.

Location: Contact: Cheryl Thury, extension 2206
MAR11
Career Services

Please help us announce this workshop to all students interested in an internship.

They will learn the importance of interning and the helpful resources that are available!


Wednesday, March 11, 2015
4:00pm- 5:00pm
Room BE 110

See flyer attached in the link below.

Location: BE 110 Contact: Clara Ross, Ext. 2313
MAR11
Music This family-oriented concert will feature the Cerritos College Jazz Band in an evening of high energy jazz tunes. The group will be directed by Dr. David Betancourt. A special performance by a guest band will be included. Free admission.

Location: Student Center Contact: Micki England, 2629
MAR12
University Mini Fair
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Transfer Center Location: Library sidewalk Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext. 2154
MAR12
University Fair
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Transfer Center

Attachment: http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/02/University_Fair_Flyer.pdf


University Fair

Thursday, March 12, 2015
10:00am-1:00pm
Library Sidewalk

Please encourage your students to attend our final university fair of the academic year. We will have 20 plus universities in attendance.

See attached flyer.

Location: Library Sidewalk Contact: Evelyn Mattison, x2126
MAR13
Music This family-oriented concert will feature the Cerritos College Concert Band and Orchestra in an evening of modern and classic medleys and overtures. The band will be conducted by Dr. David Betancourt and the orchestra will be conducted by Mr. Alan Hallback. A surprise guest group will also be performing. Free admission.

Location: Student Center Contact: Micki England, 2629
MAR16-18
Northern California University Tour
6:00 am-11:30 pm
Transfer Center Location: Application required. Available online. Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext. 2154
MAR16
Northern California University Tour
6:00 am-11:30 pm
Transfer Center

Attachment: http://cms.cerritos.edu/uploads/DailyFalcon/2015/01/NCtrip_Flyer.pdf

Northern California University Trip

Take a campus tour of UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and UC Santa Cruz during spring break. (A fourth campus may be added.)

Departure Date: Monday, March 16
Return Date: Wednesday, March 18

See attached flyer for more detailed information. Please share with students.

Location: UC Campuses Contact: Evelyn Mattison, ext. 2126
MAR17
Project HOPE Parent Workshop -
6:00 pm
Project HOPE Location: TE 3B Contact: Danylle Williams-Manser, ext. 2787
MAR23
CSUDH Representative appointments
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Transfer Center Location: sign up through the Transfer Center Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext. 2154
MAR24
CSULB/CSULA Admission Information session
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Transfer Center Location: LA 110 Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext. 2154
MAR25
UCLA Day
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Transfer Center Location: Sign ups online coming soon Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext. 2154
MAR26
UC Berkeley Representative Appointments
9:00 am-2:00 pm
Transfer Center Location: Sign up at the Transfer Center Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext.2154
MAR26
Music This family-oriented concert will feature the Cerritos College Pop/Rock Band in an evening of high energy pop/rock dance tunes. The groups will be directed by Dr. David Betancourt. A surprise guest band will perform as well. Free admission.

Location: Student Center Contact: Micki England, 2629
MAR26
Music

This family-oriented concert will feature the Cerritos College Pop/Rock Band in an evening of high energy pop/rock dance tunes. The groups will be directed by Dr. David Betancourt. Surprise guest band will perform. Price: free

Location: Student Center Contact: Micki England, 2629
MAR27
Music The Scott Henderson Memorial Scholarship Concert features the most outstanding students from the applied music program at Cerritos College. The scholarship was established by the Cerritos College Music Department in memory of its long-time music faculty member, Scott Henderson. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Cerritos College applied music students.

Location: Burnight Center Theatre Contact: Micki England, 2629
MAR27
Music

Scott Henderson Memorial Scholarship Concert features the most outstanding students from the applied music program at Cerritos College. The scholarship was established by the Cerritos College Music Department in memory of long-time music faculty member Scott Henderson. Proceeds from the concert benefit Cerritos College applied music students. Visit the Music Department web site for ticket purchases and pricing.

Location: Burnight Center Theatre Contact: Micki England, 2629
MAR28
SLPA Information Session
9:00 am-10:30 am
Academic Affairs

LIKE WORKING WITH PEOPLE?

WANT TO HELP OTHERS LEARN HOW TO COMMUNICATE?

BECOME A SLPA!(SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT)

Learn HOW at the SLPA Program
Informational Session

When: March 28, 2015 9:00-10:30AM

Where: Skills Lab Building Room 109

*Find out more about the field of Speech-Language Pathology Assisting & what it takes to be a successful SLPA

*Learn next steps if you are new or are transferring to Cerritos

*Hear what it’s like to work as a SLPA (from Cerritos grads!)

*Get practical information about the courses and recommended sequence for your track (part-time, full-time or post-bac certificate/BA in Communication Disorders)

Location: Skills Lab Building Room 109 Contact: Susan McDonald, (562) 860-2451 x3517
MAR31
UAG School of Medicine - Presentation
11:00 am
Project HOPE Location: TBD Contact: Danylle Williams-Manser, ext. 2787

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