Campus Connection - May 16, 2022


Marisa Perez

Trustee Marisa Perez Elected President of the California Community College Trustees Board

Cerritos College Trustee Marisa Perez was elected to serve as the 2022-23 California Community College Trustees (CCCT) Board President. She is currently serving her second three-year term on the CCCT Board from 2020 to 2023. She also represents the CCCT Board on Chancellor Eloy Oakley’s EEO and Diversity Advisory Committee...Link to the full story about Marisa

Taiwanese people with signs

Free Online Chinese Language and Culture Classes this Summer; Applications Are Now Open

A free Chinese language and culture course is coming to Cerritos College this summer. Taught by renowned professors from the University of Taipei, the online course is open to all at no cost. Participants can virtually attend the University of Taipei, learn the traditional Chinese language, and explore Taiwanese culture through 10 free sessions from June 7 to August 9... Link to the full story about the course


Adelle Sarmiento

Adelle Sarmiento Finds Network of Support at Cerritos College

Adelle Sarmiento always planned to go to college, but as a first-generation student, she wasn’t sure how to start. At Cerritos College, Adelle found a network of support through the Teacher Training Academy (TRAC), where she was excited about becoming a teacher. Teacher TRAC is a national award-winning teacher preparation program that serves students interested in teaching early childhood... Link to the full story about Adelle


Wendy Toro

Alum Teacher Wendy Toro Featured by L.A. Times for Championing Student Success

Former Falcon Wendy Toro teaches science at Artesia High School and serves as a Teacher TRAC mentor for Cerritos College STEM students wishing to become high school science teachers. She was recently honored as one of Intuit's 100 Champions Contest winners for L.A. County championing for student success, and interviewed by L.A. Times. View the video (external link)



Commencement This Week - May 20 and 21

Cerritos College will host its first in-person commencement ceremonies since 2019. The College will honor its graduating Class of 2022. Graduates from the Class of 2020 will also participate after COVID-19 restrictions shuttered graduation plans during the onset of the pandemic. The District hosted a drive-thru Car-mencement for the Class of 2021 last year. In-person ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21... Link to the full story about the Commencement


Lavender graduation

Lavender Graduation Celebrates the Class of 2022

The first-ever Lavender Graduation honored LGBTQIA+ graduates from the 2021-2022 academic school year on May 10. College officials and a student speaker commended the academic accomplishments of LGBTQIA+ graduates, and alumni of the Dance program took the stage and celebrated the graduates. Congratulations! 


Umoja Rites of Passage & Black Grad Celebration

The Umoja Success Program will be honoring its Class of 2022 with a ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at 4:30 p.m. Visit the calendar for more information.


Student Art Exhibition 2022

Student Art Exhibition 2022

Join the Student Art Exhibition 2022 now - July 14 in the Cerritos College Art Gallery. The annual art exhibition and juried competition of student submissions include more than 150 student artworks, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, computer graphics, photography, video editing, and animation. Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Medical personnel with a testing sample

COVID Testing

Free COVID-19 testing is available in Auto Partners Building.
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Visit the web for more info.

Shared Governance Committee Meetings


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

Please contact the committee chairs to confirm the meeting schedule. List of committees


Employment Opportunities


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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