Category: Press Release
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"
November 14, 2023
Cypress College Cybersecurity Program Designated by NSA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense
"For Immediate Release November 14, 2023 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 CYPRESS, Calif. – The National Security Agency (NSA) has designated Cypress College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) for the second time in our history. This selective five-year designation, effective through 2028, renews the"
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"
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"
November 21, 2022
Cypress College President JoAnna Schilling Announces June 2023 Retirement Plans
"For Immediate Release November 21, 2022 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 JoAnna Schilling, Cypress College’s 12th president, announced earlier in the month that she will retire at the end of the academic year. Dr. Schilling was selected as president in April 2017 and will have served in the role for 6"
October 31, 2022
Cypress College recognized as 2022 Equity Champion of Higher Education for Latinx Students
"For Immediate Release October 31, 2022 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 (Cypress, Calif.) – For the second year in a row, Cypress College has been named a 2022 Equity Champion of Higher Education for Latinx Students for its successful work supporting Latinx students through the successful attainment of an Associate Degree"
September 26, 2022
Cypress College President to Participate in Event Modeled after ‘Dancing with the Stars’ to Raise Money for Homelessness, Food Insecurity in Orange County Award
"For Immediate Release September 26, 2022 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 (Cypress, Calif.) – It might be easy to overlook the challenges of affordability in Orange County, a region known for its affluence, opulent coastal homes, and television series glorifying the idyllic living of the wealthy residents. Cypress College President"
May 2, 2022
Cypress College Nominates Political Science Professor for 2023 Teacher of the Year Award
"For Immediate Release May 2, 2022 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 (Cypress, Calif.) – Cypress College announces the nomination of Political Science Professor Gloria Badal for the 2023 Orange County Teacher of the Year award. Bestowed by the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE), the annual award recognizes outstanding K-12 and"
April 29, 2022
Cypress College Recognized as a Top Higher Education ESL Program in California
"For Immediate Release April 29, 2022 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 In two recently published reports, Cypress College’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program was recognized as a top ESL program among California community colleges. The Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges (RP Group) and the Public Policy"
April 14, 2022
Cypress College Program Receives Partnership Approval for Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Earth and Environmental Sciences
"For Immediate Release April 14, 2022 Contact: Marc Posner (714) 484-7006 (Cypress, CA) – Cypress College’s (STEM) ² program has received partnership approval in collaboration with Chapman University for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Earth and Environmental Sciences (SURFEES). The National Science Foundation – Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) sponsored"