Author: Marc S. Posner
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"
September 15, 2023
Three Cypress College Employees Accepted to Enlace Leadership Program
"For Immediate Release September 15, 2023 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 Cypress College is pleased to have three campus managers accepted into the inaugural cohort of the Enlace Leadership Program, a prestigious initiative of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities that includes 56 college leaders across the nation. HACU"
September 13, 2023
Students Compete in NASA Robotics Competition
"Cypress College students participated in the NASA on Campus program for the third straight summer. This year, 19 STEM Scholars successfully passed the 5-week online NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars program (NCAS) course and 10 of them accepted the challenge of building miniature Mars Rovers over the course of four days and"
Cypress College Ranked Among Top Community Colleges and Hispanic-Serving Institutions Nationally, Recognized for Allied Health Programs
"Cypress College continues to be recognized as a top community college nationally and statewide while earning a top spot as one of the best Hispanic-serving institutions (HSI) in the U.S. After being named as a top 150 community college by the Aspen Institute for 2023, and ranking as the #1 community"
September 1, 2023
Cypress Alum Awarded Prestigious National Science Foundation Fellowship at UNLV
"If someone had told her six years ago that she would feel right at home at a Nevada research laboratory, Cypress College alum Jessica Grifaldo would have laughed them off. It had only been a few years since she was a lifeguard, spending her summers at the pool with zero consideration"
August 20, 2023
Update: Tropical Storm Hilary
"Note: This page serves as a repository for all campus-based information about Hurricane/Tropical Storm Hilary. Updates to this page will be made at the top with older (time stamped) posts below. Update: 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 21, 2023: Good morning Chargers, We hope you are all safe after"
July 27, 2023
Dr. Schilling to Discuss Student Homelessness
"Cypress College President JoAnna Schilling, Ph.D. will discuss student homelessness in Orange County during a podcast at noon today. Addressing housing and food insecurity among students has been one of Dr. Schilling’s key initiatives during her presidency at Cypress College. Dr. Schilling will appear on the broadcast with Jennifer Friend, the"
July 20, 2023
Cypress College Installs Lactation Spaces to Support Breastfeeding Parents on Campus
"Cypress College is proud to announce the installation of two Mamava pods and a lactation room on campus to support breastfeeding students and staff. These spaces provide private and secure nursing or pumping areas, with comfortable chairs and power outlets for pumps. The lactation room is located in the Cypress College"
July 5, 2023
NOCCCD Leaders Make Statement Regarding Supreme Court Ruling on the Use of Race in Admissions
"Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that colleges and universities could not take race into consideration for granting admission. This decision overturns a long-standing precedent that ensures under-represented students have access to the benefits provided by higher education. We share this information to assure our students,"
May 26, 2023
Cypress College Named Among Winners of Competitive Grant Designed to Support Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Students
"Cypress College was recently awarded the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Student Achievement Program (AANHPI SAP) funding, a prestigious award bestowed to just 43 colleges. Totaling $8 million across all awardees, this funding will allow the college to fully embrace its AANHPI community with services and support that expressly"
April 10, 2023
Emergency Drill on Wednesday 4/12/23
"Cypress College is holding an emergency-preparedness drill on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. This drill will allow the college to test our emergency alert system. This test will encompass sending out three different alerts over the course of 15 minutes to simulate a response to an active shooter scenario. The first alert will"