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 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"
August 18, 2023
Vision 2030 Focus at Opening Day 2023
"Fall 2023 Opening Day focused on campus updates that align with Vision 2030, “a framework for bold and thoughtful action…to support our students, our communities and our planet.” Theatre students opened the event with a rendition of “Seasons of Love” from RENT. Student speaker Rodney Panopio expanded on the support he"
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,"
June 7, 2023
Toyota T-TEN Cohort Recognized
"Toyota Motor North America has acknowledged the most recent cohort of Cypress College T-TEN students. Graduating students were awarded Gearwrench ratcheting wrench sets, with a retail value of $300. “It is a great send-off for our students as they finish the program,” Michael Klyde, Toyota T-TEN program director said. “We thank"
June 2, 2023
Apply for the Foreign Language Scholarship at Cypress College
"The Foreign Language Scholarship at Cypress College: Background: The Foreign Language Scholarship was established in 1995 by the Cypress College Foundation to support students majoring in foreign languages or having a strong interest in learning a foreign language. The scholarship is funded by donations from individuals and businesses who believe in"