Campus Connection - May 4, 2020
Dr. Dilcie Perez Chosen for National Presidential Fellowship for Community College Leaders
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today announced that Dr. Dilcie Perez, Vice President of Student Services at Cerritos College, is one of 40 leaders selected for the 2020-21 class of the Aspen Rising Presidents Fellowship... Link to the full story about Dilcie
Jay Bharat Meal Drive at Cerritos College Serves 600 Families
Cerritos College hosted a free drive-thru meal giveaway in collaboration with a local restaurateur Jay Bharat on May 1. Jay generously donated free Indian curry meals to help Cerritos College students and community members in need of food amid the COVID-19 crisis. Approximately 600 families were served with a two-pound vegetable curry meal.
Board President Marisa Perez Elected First Vice President of California Community College Trustees Board
Board President Marisa Perez was re-elected to serve on the California Community College Trustees (CCCT) Board. Elected First Vice President, Trustee Perez will serve on the CCCT Board for three years from June 2020 – 2023... Link to the full story about Marisa
Congratulations to the 2019-20 Outstanding Faculty
The Professional Relations Committee selected the 2019-20 Outstanding Faculty awardees. Congratulations, and thank you for your dedication and commitment to student success... Link to the full story about Outstanding Faculty Awardees
President's Speaker Series on Zoom a Success
With nearly 60 participants, the first President's Speaker Series on zoom was a great success. Featuring the theme Challenge Yourself, presenters Damon Cagnolatti and Dr. Fierro encouraged participants to help students increase sense of belonging, and look for ways to increase self-confidence and become a better person after this hardship. The next workshop "Be the One" on Friday, May 15, 1-3 p.m. Sign-up via FlexReporter.
Cerritos College Offers New Transfer Degree in Film, TV, and Electronic Media
Cerritos College’s Mass Communications Department will offer a new transfer degree in Film, Television, and Electronic Media, beginning fall 2020. The new Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) in Film, Television and Electronic Media keeps abreast of a quickly evolving media landscape, which now combines elements of journalism, social media, radio, and traditional television... Link to the full story about new media degree
New Message from Dr. Fierro
View the latest video message from President Dr. Fierro. In this video, he shares an update on the Cares Act, fall semester, and more.
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.
Stay Fit with Tri-Club Fitness Classes via Zoom
Triathlon Club is hosting fitness classes for students staff, and faculty interested in staying fit. Workouts are hosted by
Vice President Hector on Tuesdays at 4 PM and President Jennifer on Thursdays at 11:30
AM via Zoom. Register for either or both classes here:
Tuesday | Wednesday
Sexual Assault Awareness Month Feedback Needed
This week marked the end of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The Title IX team and campus partners thank all of you who attended workshops and included SAAM events in your instruction throughout the month. We want you to let us know how we did and what you would like to see in the future. Please fill out the evaluation form to provide your feedback.
Shared Governance Committee Meetings
*All committees have converted to alternative meeting formats. Please contact committee chairs regarding meeting format. Shared Governance Committee
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