Financial Aid Department wins food drive contest

Janel Oliver
May 18, 2016
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For the second year straight, the Financial Aid Department has won the food drive contest. The contest began in April and lasted to May 6 with over 3000 total items being collected. The Financial Aid Department’s work will be rewarded with a pizza party and a honorary trophy. 14 groups participated in the ... Read more »

President’s Hour to be continued in fall semester

President’s Hour to be continued in fall semester

Briana Velarde
May 18, 2016
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Faculty, staff, and students gathered at the Cheryl A. Epple Board Room to voice their concern or any questions they have pertaining to Cerritos College.Cerritos College president, Dr. Jose Fierro, held the last president’s hour of the Spring 2016 semester on Thursday, May 12th. One of the main to... Read more »

Vice president of business services set to leave Cerritos College

Karla Enriquez
May 17, 2016
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Vice President of Business Services Dr. David El Fattal will be departing from Cerritos and taking a position at Ventura County Community College District.He stated,"The opportunity for career advancement to a position holding greater responsibility was a key factor in my decision to accept the new ... Read more »

Emergency Blue Light System coming to Cerritos

Karla Enriquez, Editor-In-Chief
May 17, 2016
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The bustling of cars and students going in and away from Cerritos College wont be the only things inhabiting the Alondra and Studebaker intersection as of this summer. Emergency blue lights will start appearing on the intersection and across campus at about the same time most students start attending... Read more »

Students win awards for their dedication

Gustavo Lopez
May 13, 2016
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The Student Center was host to students, staff, professors and family as they celebrated the hard work of students and faculty together.The ASCC Spring Awards Banquet was held at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 6.One of the biggest scholarships, the Wayne Nunnery Facilities and Purchasing Leadership Award, for ... Read more »

Japanese students tour the automotive complex of Cerritos College

Japanese students tour the automotive complex of Cerritos College

Janel Oliver
May 12, 2016
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Thousand of miles away from home, Japanese students took a tour of the automotive program on campus. Hundreds of students from Nissan Kyoto Automobile Technical College in Japan piled into four classes on Wednesday, May 11 at 8:00 a.m. and others toured local dealership Infiniti. The classes con... Read more »

Smoking ban for campuses approved by assembly

Smoking ban for campuses approved by assembly

Kelly Nam
May 10, 2016
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On April 25, 2016 California Assembly approved tobacco-free campuses on all community colleges and California State University campuses. Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, representative of District 7 including parts of Sacramento, is the person behind this proposal. According to McCarty's website it states "The Assembly today passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1594, Tobacco/ Smoke Free Public Postsecondary Campuses (McCarty, D-... Read more »

Long time faculty member retires after 41 years

Kelly Nam
May 10, 2016
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After 41 years of dedication to Cerritos College and the Cerritos College Foundation, Janice Cole, who served as the foundation treasurer, will retire. On Thursday, May 5 Cerritos College faculty celebrated the retirement of Cole with a reception at the Student Center stage. The foundation which... Read more »

Scholars Honors Program hosts its 19th annual graduation ceremony

Scholars Honors Program hosts its 19th annual graduation ceremony

Jenny Gonzalez
May 7, 2016
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Cerritos College hosted its 19th annual Transfer Ceremony for the Scholars Honors Program. The event was held on Wednesday, April 27 at the Student Center.More than 30 students graduated the event. Kimberly Rios, business administration major expressed, “It is a really rewarding experience an... Read more »

Faculty Federation rally takes to the street

Faculty Federation rally takes to the street

Karla Enriquez
May 7, 2016
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A placard flew in the wind, it read in blue letters "50 million on the backs of students." The red power of a thank you shirts were visible from the outskirts of the college as the Faculty Federation and students rallied on Alondra and Studebaker on Wednesday, May 4. Anthropology professor Monica... Read more »