Monthly Archives: May 2014

  • OC Register: Career, more college on Cypress graduates’ minds

    When 400-plus members of the Class of 2014 paraded through Gateway Plaza on Friday, May 23, it represented the largest number of participants in a Cypress College graduation ceremony that anyone involved could recollect. The Orange County Register also found...


  • 1,225 Degrees Earned at Cypress College’s 47th Commencement

    A total of 1,083 Cypress College students associate’s degrees during the College’s 47th Commencement on Friday, May 23, 2014 in the campus Gateway Plaza. An additional 649 students earned occupational certificates. More than 400 students participated in the commencement ceremony, along with...


  • Live Broadcast of 47th Commencement Scheduled for Friday, May 23

    Cypress College has scheduled a live broadcast of its 47th Commencement, which will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Gateway Plaza. The broadcast, via the campus USTREAM channel, will begin at approximately 5:45 p.m. In...


  • Dr. Simpson’s @Cypress Newsletter for May 16, 2014

    The May 16, 2014, edition of the @Cypress newsletter from Cypress College President Bob Simpson is now available. This week’s headlines: 47th Commencement » Friday, May 23, 6 p.m., Gateway Plaza » Details:http://news.cypresscollege.edu/ wordpress/2014-graduation-central/ Physics and Engineering Student Johnson is...


  • Physics and Engineering Student Johnson is Cypress College’s 2014 Outstanding Graduate

    After a decade-long break between high school and college, the single father with a 3.97 GPA is headed to Cal Berkeley in the fall. The path from under-employed construction worker to undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley is...


  • Academic Senate Honors Three Faculty with Annual Awards

    Academic Senate Honors Three Faculty with Annual Awards

    Three faculty have been selected by the Cypress College Academic Senate for annual awards. The faculty will serve in honorary roles at commencement on May 23, and will be recognized during the ceremony. Becky Floyd of the Anthropology Department, is...


  • Educator Rosas is Recipient of 2014 Outstanding Alumna Award

    Reyna Rosas ended up at Cypress College because that’s what she told a Los Angeles Superior Court judge was her intention. Her statement — and, the way Rosas tells the story, it was more declaration than promise — became reality...


  • Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva, Member of Higher Ed Committee, to Deliver Commencement Address

    Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva is a school teacher who was elected to the California State Assembly in 2012 to represent California’s 65th Assembly District. Prior to her election to the California Legislature, she was elected to the Fullerton City Council in...


  • Theater and Dance Department’s Triple Threat Week Opens May 12

    Theater and Dance Department’s Triple Threat Week Opens May 12

    The Cypress College Theater and Dance Department’s Triple Threat Week begins on Monday, May 12. All performances take place in the Theater Building, and admission is $5 per person. In theater vernacular, a triple threat is a person who can sing, dance, and act. Here...


  • @Cypress Newsletter for the Week Ending May 9, 2014

    Here is the @Cypress newsletter from Cypress College President Bob Simpson for the week ending May 9, 2014. This week’s headlines: Employees Celebrated for Service to Cypress College Students The recognition of employees reaching milestones and those who are retiring was...