Author: Cari Jorgensen
May 21, 2022
Cypress College Celebrates 55th Commencement
"Cypress College hosted its 55th Commencement on Friday evening — the first in-person graduation ceremony in 3 years — with a record number of graduates and guests participating. The event was held in the college’s Gateway Plaza with more than 800 graduates from the classes of 2022, 2021, and 2020 in"
February 15, 2022
CYProud: Raelynn Requena
"Student success comes in many different forms, and Cypress College is proud to recognize and celebrate the variety of paths our students take to achieve their dreams. Whether it’s transferring to a four-year institution, or receiving an associate degree or certificate and heading into the workforce, we want all of our"
January 10, 2022
Cypress College, UCI, CSUF awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Increase Diversity in STEM, Ensure Workforce Readiness
"For Immediate Release February 3, 2022 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 The National Science Foundations (NSF) has awarded Cypress College; University of California, Irvine (UCI); and California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) a $1.5 million partnership grant over three years. The grant will be used at the three campuses to encourage"
May 21, 2021
Class of 2021 Celebrated in 54th Commencement
"Cypress College celebrated the Class of 2021 in its live, remote 54th Commencement on Friday night. As one of Cypress College’s largest graduating classes, the 1,542 students overcame the pandemic along with the rigors of their normal coursework. Graduates provided photographs and quotes shown on screen along with the recitation of"
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June 2, 2022
Construction Alert: Fine Arts Swing Space Construction Project
"Campus Capital Projects Office — CONSTRUCTION ALERT Date: June 2, 2022 What: Fine Arts Swing Space Construction Project When: June 13, 2022 – January 31, 2023 Where: Cypress College – Old SEM Building #3 Work Hours: 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (anticipated) Activities: The contractor completing the Fine Arts Swing Space"
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July 1, 2021
City of Cypress to Hold “Salute to America” Event at Cypress College
"The City of Cypress will hold its “Salute to America” Independence Day Celebration at Cypress College on Friday, July 2, at 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. A fireworks display is scheduled at 9 p.m., and the City is expecting about 3,500-4,000 attendees. To accommodate the event, some sections of campus will"
March 1, 2021
Remembering the Ladies, a Celebration of Women’s History Month
"Back on March 31, 1776, Abigail Adams pled to her husband, John Adams, in a letter to “remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember, all men would be tyrants if they"
February 19, 2021
Cypress College Partners with NextFlex to Launch FlexFactor Program
"Cypress College has partnered with NextFlex this spring to launch the FlexFactor program with both our native college students and our dual enrollment students from both the Anaheim Union High School District and the Garden Grove Unified School District. Through the launch of this educational partnership, students will have the opportunity"
October 16, 2020
Grads to Be Program Adds Free Legal Consults for Campus Community
"Cypress College has been selected by the CCCCO, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, and the California Department of Social Services as a pilot school to provide free legal services to our undocumented students and neighboring communities. We have contracted with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA),"
September 4, 2020
Register to Vote, Help Cypress College Win Ballot Bowl
"The California Secretary of State, along with each California higher education system and the Lieutenant Governor, has created the California Students Vote Project (CSVP). The goal of the CSVP is to help improve student civic engagement, the Secretary of State’s Office wrote in an email sent to California colleges and universities."
July 8, 2020
Cypress College ESL Among the First in SoCal to Offer Transfer-level Composition ESL Course with UC/CSU Approval
"The Cypress College ESL Department is proud to offer a NEW course: ESL 110 C College Composition for Non-Native Speakers (5 units). Starting Fall 2020, students have another option for freshman composition. ESL 110 C is among the first course of its kind in all of Southern California, and Cypress is"
June 17, 2020
Cypress College Among Initial Members of New USC-Based Equity Leadership Alliance
"Cypress College is among the initial members of the California Community College Equity Leadership Alliance, an initiative from the USC Race and Equity Center formed in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd and nationwide protests. The alliance is an effort to move from words to action. “Cypress College is committed to"
June 11, 2020
Cypress College Partners with National Guard in 22-Week Jobs ChalleNGe CTE Academy
"Cypress College was awarded the 2020 National CyberWatch: Innovations in Cyber Security Education award for their work with Jobs Challenge last semester. This is the second consecutive year in a row that the Cypress College Cybersecurity Program is being honored. The program is led by Ben Izadi and Russ Alizadeh and"
June 9, 2020
Cypress College Earns 2 National Rankings, Ranked #3 Best Community College and #8 in Success Rate
"The faculty and staff at Cypress College are doing their part to help students complete their goals, and it has not gone unnoticed. Cypress was named the #3 best community college in the nation by College Consensus, and #8 in student success among 4-year public colleges by The Chronicle of Higher"