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Campus Connection - October 8, 2018

making strides against breast cancer

College to Host Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on October 10

To celebrate those who have fought the battle against breast cancer and to educate the community about the disease, Cerritos College will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event on Wednesday, October 10. The event will be held in the College’s Falcon Square, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m... Link to the full story about Making Strides

Transfer Conference student panel

Transfer Conference Prepares Students for Life after Cerritos

Transfer Center hosted the sixth annual Transfer Conference on October 5. The student panel featured six transfer students who shared their experience in choosing a university, best practices, and their transition to the university. Students also learned more about the transfer options and process... Link to the full story about Transfer Conference

Students learning to vogue

LGBTQ+ History Month Kicks off with Vogue the House Down

LGBTQ+ History Month kicked off with the “Vogue the House Down” dance event on October 4. Participants learned the history of voguing and basic vogue dance moves, and enjoyed a category walk on the runway. More events are planned for the LGBTQ+ History Month. View the flyer

Mujeres participants and Dr. Fierro

Tomate un Te: Te He de Querer Mujer Connects Mujeres

Latinx Awareness Month - Tomate un Te: Te He de Querer Mujer was a success with good conversations and connection over some tea and desserts. Great stories were shared among Cerritos College mujeres. More events are planned for the Latinx Awareness Month. View the flyer.


Cerritos College Supports Undocumented Students

During the week of October 15-19, 2018, Cerritos College will engage in the statewide week of advocacy and activities to support and build awareness about undocumented students. The activities will include free immigration consultation, workshops, fundraising event, and resource fair. Download the flyer for more information.

Web site

Take the Website Survey

We are six months post-launch of our new campus website. Let us know your thoughts about the design, functionality, and content. Before you take our seven-minute survey, take a look at how far we've come with our website redesign: Before and After. The Survey closes on October 8..

Job Fair booth

Job Fair Attracts Hundreds of Attendees

Career Services/Job Placement Center hosted its annual Job Fair on October 4. More than 40 employers, including local businesses, government agencies, school districts and Fortune 500 companies participated. Recruiters from each organization provided information on job and internship opportunities to hundreds of attendees during the event.

Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King Tells Story of Fate and Tragedy

Some twelve years before the play begins, Oedipus has been made King of Thebes by solving the riddle of the Sphinx. While he freed the people from one plague, solving the riddle unwittingly fulfilled a prophecy that Oedipus would kill his father, Laius and marry his mother, Jocasta... Link to the full story about Oedipus the King

Visual and Cultural Studies ClassPhoto: James MacDevitt

Art History Professors Publish Article on Integrity and Combating Plagiarism 

Art History Professors Lisa Boutin-Vitela and Julie Trager published an article about encouraging integrity in the classrooms, titled "How to promote integrity and combat plagiarism in the college classroom." The article was published in EdSource last week. Read the full article (external link)

Jazz Showcase featuring Jazz pianist and Yamaha artist Tamir Hendelman

Jazz Showcase to Benefit Music Students

The 2018 Jazz Showcase, featuring Yamaha artist Tamir Hendelman, brings together faculty, students, alumni, and the community for a benefit concert to raise funds for student scholarships and purchase of new pianos. Tamir will join the Cerritos College jazz faculty... Link to the full story about Jazz Showcase


Stay Informed

Shared Governance Committee Meetings: October 8 - 12

Monday, October 8
1 p.m. - Coordinating Committee (Board Room)
3 p.m. - Student Learning Outcomes (SS 140)

Tuesday, October 9
10 a.m. - DEEOAC (HR Conference Room)
11 a.m. - Faculty Professional Development (CTX Conference Room)

Wednesday, October 10
3 p.m. - Student Equity (AD 117)

Thursday, October 11
1 p.m. - Curriculum (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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