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Campus Connection - November 5, 2018

Dr. Fierro speaking

2018 State of the College Highlights Progress and Success

Cerritos College hosted its 2018 State of the College on October 29. More than 60 community, business, and K-12 partners attended to learn more about our growing list of progress and success. The State of the College address focused on four core tenets that highlight the College’s efforts to advance student success and its impact on economic growth across the region.

Falcon Day volunteers

Falcon Day – Team Work Makes the Dream Work 

The inaugural Falcon Day, held on November 2 was a great success with nearly 200 participants from faculty, classified/confidential staff, and managers. This year’s theme, “Team Work Makes the Dream Work,” aligned the College's efforts to support students through a unique opportunity to bond as a campus, and help each other succeed in our respective roles. The professional development tracks featured a variety of sessions that were well-organized and creative.

Halloween contest judges and president

Campus Flooded with Spirits on Halloween

The Halloween Office Decorating Contest keeps growing. This year, we beat 2017’s head count with 121 staffers dressed in costumes. And, once again, the competition was steep with eight participating offices. Our ASCC student judges were blown away by the level of creativity and attention to detail that went into the office decorating competition. It was indeed a hard competition to judge... Link to the full story about Halloween 

Veterans Day group

Veterans Week Celebration November 5-8

Come and join in the Veterans Week events. Please stop by, participate, and get your free gear and support the Veterans!
Nov 5: VRC Open House, Nov 6: Tug of War Challenge, Nov 7: Games, Nov 8: Veterans Day Ceremony
View the flyer for details.

Dia de los muertos celebration

Campus Celebrates Dia De Los Muertos

Student Club MEChA hosted its annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration on November 1. Clubs displayed altars dedicated to role models and leaders and social activists. The main altar is to honor Sal Castro, Mexican-American educator and activist known for his role in the 1968 East Los Angeles high school walkouts. Campus community enjoyed face painting, food items and goodies for sale.

Frida Kahlo

I am Frida Kahlo Coming November 8-9

Mexican Actress Alejandra Flores will bring Frida Kahlo to life through a series of monologues charged with social and political subtexts. Synchronizing, Colombian Dancer, Beatriz Eugenia Vásquez will be Frida's alter-ego. Performances will be on November 8 and 9, at 8 p.m. in Burnight Center Theatre. Admission is free, and open to the public.

International education week

International Education Week Coming to Cerritos College

The fifth annual International Education Week is coming Nov 13 - 16, featuring events that bring awareness to global issues, provide education on various cultures and traditions, festivities, dance, music, and food. For event schedule and more information, visit the International Education Week web page.


Legal Notice Inviting Interested Contractors for the 2019 Formal Bid List

Cerritos Community College District (“District”) is inviting all interested licensed contractors who wish to formally bid construction project at the District to be prequalified for select trades.  The District will consider for prequalification contractors and subcontractors who submit the required prequalification package and materials. View the notice for more information.


Stay Informed

Shared Governance Committee Meetings: November 5 - 9

Monday, November 5
1 p.m. - Coordinating Committee (Board Room)

Tuesday, November 6
10 a.m. - DEEOAC (HR Conference Room)
2 p.m. - Developmental Education (LC 62)
3 p.m. - Instructional Program Review (MCIS 207)

Thursday, November 8
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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