Campus Connection - February 22, 2022
College Opens Free, Trader-Joe’s-Style Pantry to Feed Hungry Students
Cerritos College will celebrate the grand opening of The Falcon’s Nest, a network of resources that support meeting the basic needs of students, including a free campus food pantry modeled after Trader Joe’s with an assortment of healthy, fresh food and vegetables... Link to the full story about the Falcon's Nest
Early College Program Gives High School Students a Head Start to Degree and Career
This fall, St. Pius X - St. Matthias Academy (PMA) in Downey will join Cerritos College’s Early College program as the first private high school to build a four-year dual enrollment pathway. The incoming freshman class at PMA will get a head start on their college coursework... Link to the full story about Early College
Alumni Conversations with NASA JPL Systems Engineer Marisol Arenas
Join us for Alumni Conversations with alumna Marisol Arenas. Marisol is a Systems
Engineer at NASA JPL Propulsion Laboratory.
Thursday, February 24, 7 - 8 p.m. via Zoom
Beyond 'Vanilla History:' Sex, Socialism, and Black Power in the Caribbean
In the 1960s-70s, Caribbean anti-colonial activists identified sex as a theme of decolonization. Tracing arguments for erotic freedom across the Atlantic world--from the Dutch islands in the Caribbean to the Cuban Revolution and the US Black Power movement--this talk proposes a new emphasis for the sexual revolution focused not in Europe or the United States, but insurgent nations of the Global South. March 2, 11 am View the flyer. Register here: https://bit.ly/3sy9Dta
Walk-Up Only Free Food Distribution
Walk-up only food distribution on campus: Wednesday, February 23, 9 - 11 a.m. in Falcon Stadium. Park in Lot 1 off Alondra Blvd. Please bring your bags, carts, etc. You must carry your food back to vehicle or other transportation. Facemasks are required. Visit the web for details
Nominate Candidates for the 2022 Diversity Awards
Save the date for the 2022 Diversity Awards, scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. The event will celebrate individuals' commitment and contributions to diversity, furthering the College's mission to make the campus an inclusive and welcoming environment for all students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Nominations are now open. View the flyer or visit the web page for more information and nomination form.
COVID Vaccine, Booster, and Testing
Free COVID-19 vaccine, boosters, and testing to Cerritos College students and employees.
Moderna vaccine by appointment only
Walk-in COVID testing:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Please call (562) 860-2451 Ext. 2321 for an appointment.
Shared Governance Committee Meetings
*All committees have converted to alternative meeting formats. Please contact committee chairs regarding the meeting format. Shared Governance Committee
For questions, please call Human Resources at (562) 860-2451 Ext.2284.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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