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Rio Hondo’s Downey-Schilling named VP of Academic Affairs

Rio Hondo’s Downey-Schilling named VP of Academic Affairs

Victor Diaz and Victor Diaz
March 7
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JoAnna Downey-Schilling was officially named Vice President of Academic Affairs on March 21. Downey-Schilling, who is currently serving as Acting Vice President of Academic Affairs at Rio Hondo College, will take the place of Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Marilyn Brock, who filled in fo...

Verderber remembered by fellow trustees

Verderber remembered by fellow trustees

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez
March 6
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Talon Marks Online News Former Cerritos College Board of Trustees Member Bob Verderber passed away on Feb. 21. Verderber served as a trustee for 12 years from 1993 all the way through 2005. Board Member Ted Edmiston served alongside Verderber on the board for a number of years and praises Verderber for his wo...

Committee bond adds new members

Michael Westerfield and Michael Westerfield
January 20
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Facility improvement construction projects, representing millions of dollars, are spread all over campus and more are planned. The projects are paid for by our community citizens through bonds they voted to support. Joining the group that makes sure you get the most benefit from that money by ensuring i...

Board set to vote on approval of new election area

Board set to vote on approval of new election area

Victor Diaz and Victor Diaz
November 29
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Pete Moye'News Button The Cerritos College Board of Trustees is set to vote to approve one of three plans to change the system by which its members are elected, changing it from an at-large election to a district-area election, on Wednesday. According to Cerritos College President Linda Lacy, each plan that was cr...

Cal State Tuition increases 9 percent next fall

Cal State Tuition increases 9 percent next fall

Robert Beaver and Robert Beaver
November 16
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Pete Moye'News Button California State University Board of Trustees approved a 9 percent tuition hike for the Fall 2012 semester during a meeting Nov. 16. The increase marks the second hike that trustees approved this year. Trustees voted nine to six for approval, which prompted protests that resulted in several arrests ...

Health Care discussed at Board of Trustees meeting

Health Care discussed at Board of Trustees meeting

Jim Brannon and Jim Brannon
November 8
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Cerritos College employees express concern about their health care on Nov. 2 before the Board of Trustees in the Cheryl A. Epple Board Room, days before the Calif. deadline to switch their health care plan. Pete Moye'News Button...

New Deans announced during Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting

New Deans announced during Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting

Pete Moye' and Pete Moye'
November 4
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Pete Moye'News Button Former Taft College biology professor Rick Miranda was among the three new members of the administration approved by the Cerritos College Board of Trustees at Wednesday’s board meeting. Miranda was approved as the Dean of Academic Affairs. Nick Real, the new instructional dean of the Technolo...

Racial lawsuit against the district may cost Cerritos College students

Racial lawsuit against the district may cost Cerritos College students

Brandon Rodriguez and Stephanie Cobian and Brandon Rodriguez and Stephanie Cobian
October 4
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Pete Moye'News Button Claims of racially polarizing Latino voters led to a lawsuit against the Cerritos Community College District by a former trustee and a former trustee candidate on Sept. 28. According to Cerritos College President Linda Lacy, the lawsuit can impact students directly. "Now we have to pay for atto...

Former candidates file suit against Board of Trustees

Former candidates file suit against Board of Trustees

Pete Moye' and Pete Moye'
September 29
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Pete Moye'News Button Two former candidates for the Cerritos College Board of Trustees filed a lawsuit against the Cerritos Community College District. Carmen Avalos and Tom Chavez, along with Leonard Zuniga, a resident of Downey, have filed suit against the district with the Los Angeles County Superior Court. ...

New Facilities Master Plan calling for less renovations

New Facilities Master Plan calling for less renovations

Jim Brannon and Jim Brannon
September 23
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Pete Moye'News Button The “fragmentary memory” of the current Fine Arts Building, set for demolition in 2016, will live on in the form of a sound sculpture. “They will be able to take that memory with them,” James MacDevitt, art history instructor and director and curator of the Cerritos College Art Galler...

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