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Campus Connection - August 20, 2018

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Cerritos Complete Named Top Five Finalist for the 2018 Excelencia Award

Cerritos College is one of five community colleges in the nation selected as a finalist for the 2018 Examples of Excelencia Award. Excelencia in Education is a national program that recognizes innovative evidence-based practices that accelerate Latino student success in higher education... Link to the full story about the Excelencia Award

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Cerritos College Among 15 Best College Art Galleries

The renowned LA Weekly magazine selected the Cerritos College Art Gallery as one of 15 best college art galleries in Southern California. Curated and directed by Associate Professor of Art History James MacDevitt, the Art Gallery spotlights student artists, faculty, and local artists in various installations. Read the article (external link)

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Amazon Partners with Cerritos College to Offer New Cloud Computing Certificate Program Inc.’s Amazon Web Services announced Aug. 9 that it will collaborate with the California Cloud Workforce Project (CA Cloud) and 19 community colleges in Los Angeles County to offer a regional cloud computing certificate. Read the article (external link)... Link to the full story about the Amazon partnership

2018-19 Convocation

2018-19 Convocation on August 30

All members of the Cerritos College campus community are invited to the 2018-19 Convocation, Thursday, August 30 at 11 a.m., in Student Center. As with tradition, Convocation will serve as the College's official kick-off to the fall semester. 

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President's Hour on August 21

You're Invited to President's Hour, Tuesday, August 21 - 11 a.m. in Falcon Square.
Take a few minutes to share what's on your mind with Dr. Fierro. No appointment necessary.

Ceritos College Library

Purchasing Department Releases RFP for Food and/or Concession Services

The Cerritos College Purchasing Department has released RFP No. 18C0001 Food and/or Concession Services. The request for proposal (RFP) solicitation process is an opportunity to bring the food that the students desire on campus, as well as serve the faculty and staff that enjoy eating on campus throughout the year. Please feel free to refer any interested food or concession service vendors to the Purchasing website for the RFP documents and details.

Evening child care for kids ages 3-5

Evening Child Care Available Beginning Fall 2018 Semester

The College's Child Development Center will offer evening child care for Cerritos College students taking credit courses and faculty members, beginning August 13. For more information, contact the Child Development Center at (562) 860-2451 ext.2589 or 2590.


Stay Informed

Shared Governance Committee Meetings: August 20 - 24

Monday, August 20
4 p.m. - Art in Public Space (President's Office)

Tuesday, August 21
11 a.m. - Facilities Planning (Board Room)
11 a.m. - Hiring Standards (BE 118)
11 a.m. - Professional Relations (LA 103)
2 p.m. - Developmental Education (LC 62)
3 p.m. - Instructional Program Review (SS 140)

Wednesday, August 22
1 p.m. - Safety (LC 62)

Thursday, August 23
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.


Employment Opportunities


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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