Author: Marc S. Posner
October 26, 2023
Watch President Finalist Forum, Give Feedback Here
"The Cypress College President Finalists Open Forum held on campus today, October 26, 2023, is now complete. You can now view the forum on the Cypress College YouTube channel. View the Cypress College President Finalists Open Forum. The finalists (listed in alphabetical order) are Dr. Marsha Gable, Vice President of Student Services, Grossmont College; Dr."
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"
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"
March 29, 2023
Cypress College President Finalists Present at Open Forum
"The Cypress College President Finalists Open Forum held on campus March 29, 2023 is now complete. The forum was viewable on the Cypress College YouTube channel. The video became unavailable once interviews were concluded. The finalists (listed in alphabetical order) are Dr. Lisa Cooper Wilkins, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, City"
March 20, 2023
Dr. Schilling Recognized in CA Legislature
"Cypress College President JoAnna Schilling, Ph.D., was recognized by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva on the floor of the California Assembly this afternoon as the Woman of the Year from the 67th Assembly District. Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva’s office issued the following news release on the honor received by Dr. Schilling: For Immediate Release: March"
March 16, 2023
Dr. Schilling Honored by Rep. Steel as a Woman of Distinction
"Cypress College President JoAnna Schilling, Ph.D., was honored this morning by Congresswoman Michelle Steel as a 2023 Woman of Distinction in the 45th Congressional District. Dr. Schilling was one of 19 women honored at the ceremony, which was held at the La Palma Community Center. The recognition included a certificate from"
March 9, 2023
Dr. Schilling is Woman of the Year for 67th Assembly District
"Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva announced today that Cypress College President JoAnna Schilling, Ph.D. is the 2023 Woman of the Year from the 67th Assembly District — which includes Cypress College. Dr. Schilling will be recognized on the floor of the Assembly on March 20 with women across California. Quirk-Silva will make a"
February 3, 2023
Cypress College to Receive $500,000 for Veterans Resource Center, Military-Connected Student Services
"For Immediate Release February 3, 2023 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 CYPRESS, Calif. – Cypress College (Cypress) will receive $500,000 through federal appropriations to support its military-connected students, part of $17 million successfully lobbied for various local projects by the recently retired Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47). These earmark funds will expand"
November 29, 2022
Cypress College’s Caring Campus Promotes an Atmosphere of Welcoming, Improves Student Completion Rates
"For Immediate Release November 29, 2022 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 College can be an intimidating place full of countless offices, departments, and jargon that can feel overwhelming for a brand-new student. Cypress College (Cypress) is determined to break down those barriers, following the implementation of a campus-wide commitment to ensure"