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Campus Connection - April 27, 2020

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Right at Home Partners with Cerritos College Foundation to Support Student Emergency Fund

Right at Home Northwest Orange County graciously donated funds to support the College’s outreach efforts for its Student Emergency Fund. The Student Emergency Funds helps Cerritos College students facing urgent needs amid the COVID-19. Join Right at Home’s efforts to help Cerritos College students stay in school by making a gift now.... Link to the full story about Right at Home


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Cerritos College Foundation Proudly Presents Two $5,000 Transfer Scholarships from SoCalGas

SoCalGas, a Sempra Utility Company is offering Community Relations Scholarships to Cerritos College students who are transferring to a four-year college or university in fall 2020. Graduating students should apply online by logging into Award Spring... Link to the full story about SoCalGas scholarship



Cerritos College Celebrates Community College Month

The Cerritos College Board of Trustees joined statewide efforts to declare April as Community College Month. The Board adopted a resolution to celebrate the achievements and contributions of community colleges. Community College Month raises awareness of the critical role community colleges play in providing students with access to an affordable, quality education... Link to the full story about Community College Month


Dr. Jose Fierro

Dr. Fierro Re-elected to the Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges Board

President/Superintendent Dr. Jose Fierro was  re-elected as members of the Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges (CEOCCC) Board. He will begin his 3-year term on June 1, 2020. Congratulations, Dr. Fierro! Read more

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Dr. Jaclyn Ronquillo Honored with National Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Jaclyn Ronquillo, Falcon alumna and associate professor of psychology, was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Wayne Weiten Teaching Excellence Award from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. The national award from the American Psychological Association recognizes her outstanding teaching contributions in the classroom, her service, and her involvement in promoting and advancing the scholarship of teaching and learning. Congratulations, Dr. Ronquillo!

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Drive-thru Food Distribution and More Food Resources

The College is hosting a drive-thru food distribution on campus, Wed. April 29, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. in Lot 10. Enter lot ONLY from Studebaker Rd. & through New Falcon Way (follow signs). NO walk-up service available.
View the flyer for details.

Need more food resources? Visit the LA County resource site to find more food near you.

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New Message from President Fierro

View the latest video message from President Dr. Jose Fierro. In this video, he shares what he's been up to these days, an upcoming food drive, and more.

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Evening President's Hour on Instagram

Join President Fierro on Instagram Live for his latest update on Cerritos College's response to COVID-19 and more helpful online resources. Tuesday, April 28, 6 p.m. @cerritoscollegepres on Instagram

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President's Speaker Series Continues via Zoom on May 1 and 15

President's Spring 2020 Speaker Series: A guide to personal and professional excellence will continue via Zoom. Challenge Yourself" presented by Damon Cagnolatti and Dr. Fierro, Friday, May 1, 10 a.m. - noon, "Be the One" on Friday, May 15, 1-3 p.m. Sign-up via FlexReporter to attend the workshops.

Has Your Income Changed

Students Facing Special Circumstances Can Appeal

If students' or their parent(s) income changed since the income year they reported on their financial aid application, students may appeal to have their financial aid eligibility re-evaluated. Encourage students to visit the Financial Aid Special Circumstances web page for more information.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Activities Online

This week marks the close of Sexual Assault Awareness Month events. Today at noon, learn how the Cerritos College Title IX team and campus partners provide support to all staff and students when it comes to sexual assault, harassment, discrimination and more at the online Title IX Open House. On Wednesday, head to Instagram @CerritosCollegeFalconSafe to show that you are one of many sporting denim on Denim Day as part of a global protest against destructive stereotypes.

RSVP to attend events at:

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Academic Success Online Services

Students can stay connected to campus with the Academic Success' online services. At-a-glance Academic Success flyer lists all of the helpful online services Success Center offers students: tutoring, library, and computer lab services.


Shared Governance Committee Meetings


*All committees have converted to alternative meeting formats. Please contact committee chairs regarding meeting format. Shared Governance Committee

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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