Campus Connection - April 30, 2018
Men's and Women's Tennis Pull off Rare Double State Title
Congratulations to the men's and women's tennis teams who each won the CCCAA Team Dual State Championship last week! Men's and women's double-win is super rare. The Falcons are just the second school to ever accomplish the feat... Link to the full story about men's and women's tennis state champs (external link)
Alumna Receives Prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
Cerritos College graduate Diana A. Yanez was named a 2018 recipient of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants. Diana was among 30 fellows selected from a pool of 1,766 applicants for her potential to make significant contributions to U.S. society, culture, and her academic field STEM... Link to the full story about Diana
Erik Duane to Appear in NCIS on Sunday, May 6
Tune in to NCIS (CBS-2) on Sunday, May 6 at 9 p.m. and look for Marines in dress blue uniforms! Senior Technical Support Specialist Erik Duane and his reserve artillery unit will be in the episode "Where Everybody Knows Your Name." Erik worked a few scenes with the entire NCIS cast, including some direct interaction with veteran actress Linda Hunt. Don't miss it!
Students Receive AAUW Scholarships
Six Cerritos College students received scholarships from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) at its 25th Anniversary Awards Brunch. President Dr. Jose Fierro welcomed the group and thanked them for their efforts as national leaders in social justice issues and promoting equity and education for women and girls... Link to the full story about AAUW
Senior Preview Day and STEM Open House Showcase Campus Programs
Senior Preview Day and STEM Open House jointly highlighted the College's academic programs, CTE programs, student services, and student clubs on Friday, April 27. Community members and high school seniors enjoyed demonstrations, fun activities, and presentations.
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 26. Organized by the Faculty Senate and the Professional Relations Committee, the event was attended by faculty members, administrators, staff and students. Connie Boardman presented this year's Most Outstanding Faculty to Carlos Mera... Link to the full story about Faculty Awards
Lecture by Art Historian and Actor Peter Weller on May 8
The Visual and Cultural Studies Program presents a lecture by Dr. Peter Weller about Donatello's bronze David on Tuesday, May 8, 12:30-2pm in FA133. Dr. Weller will present his research about the varied interpretations of this early Renaissance sculpture and his conclusions about its much-debated homoeroticism. Peter Weller has appeared in more than 70 films and television programs, including the acclaimed History Channel series Engineering an Empire.
California Community Colleges Board of Governors Vice President Visits Cerritos College
Thomas Epstein, vice president, California Community Colleges Board of Governors, spent a day at Cerritos College on April 23. Epstein took the tour of the campus, met with campus leaders, faculty, staff, and students, and enjoyed the lunch by the award-winning Culinary Arts program. At the end of the visit, the Educational Partnership Program presented the College's official Promise Program Cerritos Complete.
Special Job Fair Targets Part-time Faculty on May 4
Cerritos College will host a special job fair designed to recruit part-time faculty on Friday, May 4. The event will be held in the College’s Falcon Square, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Representatives from campus departments, including Liberal Arts, Science, Engineering Mathematics, Fine Arts, Business/Social Sciences, Health Occupations, Technology, Physical Education... Link to the full story about Job Fair
Shared Governance Committee Meetings: April 30 - May 4
Tuesday, May 1
2 p.m. - Developmental Education (LC 62)
Thursday, May 3
11 a.m. - Technology Based Learning (CTX Conference Room)
2 p.m. - Planning and Budget (Board Room)
*Meeting date may change. Please contact committee chairs to confirm meeting schedule. List of committees
Committee Chairs, please notify us when your meeting schedule changes from your committee webpage.
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