Campus Connection - October 8, 2018
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 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
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
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.
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 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 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
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 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
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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