Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

CCFF awarded new contract after year of negotiations

CCFF awarded new contract after year of negotiations

Ethan Ortiz
September 22, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

For the Cerritos College Faculty Federation, months of solidarity sparked a domino effect that would ultimately lead the union to receive the negotiated contract agreement. Prior to the meeting, CCFF President Solomon Namala led the rally in an enthusiastic state. "Our rally [...], is a celebration... Read more »

New e-mails present students with benefits

Briana Hicks
September 21, 2016
Filed under News

“If it’s a benefit [to use student e-mails], then I probably will [get it],” said undecided major, Liseth Alba. On Tues. Sept. 13th, the college launched .edu e-mail accounts for students. Vice President of Student Services Stephen Johnson, acknowledged that the school began announcemen... Read more »

Burnight Theater hosts annual Convocation

Bianca Martinez
September 20, 2016
Filed under News

Members of the Cerritos College faculty and staff greeted each other warmly at the 2016-17 Convocation in the Burnight Theater on Thursday. President Jose Fierro thanked and commended faculty and staff on collective efforts on a successful previous and current academic year. Over 34 new full-time and ... Read more »

ID card shortage may soon be a thing of the past

Terrel Emerson
September 20, 2016
Filed under News

The dilemma of the sparseness of identification cards on the Cerritos College campus may soon be a thing of the past. According to Interim Dean of Student Services Frances Gusman thousands of ID cards will be on campus as soon as Sept. 26. “We have made arrangements with the company. We are having 3,000 ca... Read more »

New senate positions filled with 48 hours of voting

Briana Hicks
September 20, 2016
Filed under News

With ASCC looking to fill seats for senate for this academic year, the two-day voting process came and went. The senate hopefuls quietly campaigned inside classrooms with 21 sophomores and nine freshmen submitting their names and statements for the ballots. Sophomore Justin Illescas earned 88 votes, giving hi... Read more »

‘From Silence to Strength’ Event informs students they are not alone

‘From Silence to Strength’ Event informs students they are not alone

Alvaro Bayona
September 20, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

What started out as a surprise, became a representation of humanity.On Wednesday, Sept. 14, Cerritos College had guest speaker Maggie Bertram from Active Minds address the audience. The event, “From Silence to Strength,” talked about what Active Minds was about and how it can help others... Read more »

New Student Ambassador position offers serious advantages

Perla Lara
September 18, 2016
Filed under News

Theater tech major Jeanette McGeisey was one of 40 applicants for the Student Ambassador Job. For her, the job is a way to be more connected and involved with Cerritos College. She wants to be a part of promoting Cerritos College in high schools. “I want to talk to a lot of people, I like to talk t... Read more »

Students benefit from new app in financial aid office

Students benefit from new app in financial aid office

Leslie Castaneda
September 14, 2016
Filed under News

It is never a good thought when it comes to having to wait in line, anywhere. The college has adopted a process that doesn't require students to sit and wait in long financial aid lines. Financial Aid Assistant Director Jaime Quiroz said, "QLess app was first used at Fullerton college and was introduc... Read more »

Charging stations bring life to the library

Ethan Ortiz
September 13, 2016
Filed under News

In the era that we live in, students have to use cell phones to communicate with one another to work on group projects and to research and work on assignments. With students constantly putting their devices to use, the Library installed charging stations so devices can last an entire day.Dean of Aca... Read more »

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.
News