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Zurich Lewis | Nov. 14 | Talon Marks Podcast

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2014


Filed under Audio-Podcasts, Board of Trustees, Campus Life, Multimedia, Videos

The recently-elected Zurich Lewis, now in charge of district seven - which includes La Mirada, where Lewis grew up - sat down and talked about being a trustee, his political mindset and his mission to add more classes for community colleges and strengthen the K-12 program.

Board of Trustees election results are in

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor

November 5, 2014


Filed under Board of Trustees, News

Editor's note: We are waiting for sources to respond back in order to integrate them into the story. Story to be updated.   With the polling booths now closed, the unofficial results for the Board of Trustees are in. As of Nov. 5, 3:11 a.m. the results are as follows: Trustee area three ...

Protest against Lacy, petition for resignation

Protest against Lacy, petition for resignation

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2014


Filed under Board of Trustees, News, Showcase

A woman, along with two other individuals, were protesting against President Linda Lacy, advocating that she resign, on Wednesday, Nov. 5, outside her office. The woman, the mother of her daughter who attends Cerritos College, was protesting due to the fact that her daughter can't get the math classes...

Candidates campaign for trustee area positions

Daniel Green, Managing Editor

October 15, 2014


Filed under Board of Trustees, News

UPDATE (Oct. 16, 4:01 p.m.):  Alan Burton responded with an interview after publication of this article. Normal story is as follows: As election time draws closer, candidates for the board of trustees have started to rev up their campaigns to push their message out to the public. People who vote...

Facilities Master Plan talked about at Board of Trustees meeting

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2014


Filed under Board of Trustees, News

An overview of building schematics and layouts of construction was presented by David El Fattal at the board of trustees meeting Wednesday, Oct. 30. The revised item on the agenda had El Fattal break down the remaining process of the Facilities Master Plan. The Multipurpose and Business and Education...

Accreditation deficiencies of college discussed | Board of Trustees

Luis Guzman

September 19, 2014


Filed under Board of Trustees, News

In a special meeting involving accreditation reports, the Board of Trustees were told to change the ways things operated on Thursday, Sept.18. Dr. Marie Smith, a former college president and member of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, served as a consultant for Cerritos...

Board of Trustees approve eco-friendly buildings

Jennifer Medina

September 18, 2014


Filed under Board of Trustees, News

The Board of Trustees meeting was opened up by giving out two recognitions, the first was the Recognition of Classified Manager of the Year, given to Dr. Adrianna Flores; the second one which was the Recognition of Academic Manager of the Year given to Rachel Mason. The meeting took place Wednesday,...

Board of Trustees | Sept. 3

Gustavo Lopez

September 5, 2014


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"Good evening ... it's a pleasure to have you with us this evening as the two finalists to assist the college in our presidential search," said Trustee member Robert "Bob" Arthur as he opened the Board of Trustees meeting for Wednesday, Sept. 3. He welcomed the the final two executive search firms...

Search team to take shape with firm interviews for new president

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2014


Filed under Board of Trustees, News

President Linda Lacy’s looming retirement has the board taking action and starting a search team. The board will interview two firms during the board of trustees meeting Wednesday, Sept. 3. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. “I have not met any of the firms, ” Trustee John Paul Drayer said. “I...

Board of Trustees construction tour | Aug. 20

Board of Trustees construction tour | Aug. 20

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2014


Filed under Board of Trustees, Campus Life, News, Showcase

Tilden-Coil, the construction affiliate in charge of the long-term landscaping of Cerritos College for the next few years, provided a campus tour of the construction happening at school. Board members Carmen Avalos, John Paul Drayer, Shin Liu and Student Trustee Daniel Flores were a part of the tour. The...

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