Alumni

  • ‘Matriarch’ Pat Ganer to Retire

    Dr. Ganer is the Longest-Serving Faculty and One of the College’s First Students As an alumna of both USC and UCLA, the moniker “a person divided” accurately applies to Dr. Pat Ganer. Despite loyalties on both sides of that Southern...


  • Attorney Wayne T. Kistner is 2016 Outstanding Alumnus

    Wayne T. Kistner’s record as an advocate for his clients and the community is clear. For 25 years, he’s served as counsel for private, non-profit, and public entities with appearances in courtrooms across Southern California. He has extensive private and...


  • Cypress Puente @ UC Berkeley

    With a 100% retention rate and a transfer rate of nearly 70%, the Puente Project at Cypress College is one of the strongest, most successful programs on campus. Open to all underserved minority students, Puente helps those from low-income, underrepresented...


  • OC Weekly Spotlights Cypress Culinary Alum

    Cypress College alumni go on to great careers in a range of fields, and OC Weekly recently featured one of those success stories- Spencer Kim, an alumnus of the Hotel, Restaurant, and Culinary Arts Program. Spencer has a restaurant, Spencer’s...


  • 48th Commencement: Live Broadcast Scheduled

    A live broadcast of Cypress College’s 48th Commencement will be available on the website and via the USTREAM web service. The graduation ceremony takes place starting at 6 p.m.on Friday, May 22, 2015. Cypress College’s USTREAM channel can be accessed...


  • OC Weekly: ‘Stick a Fork in it’ Profiles Alum Gio Bolivar

    The May 18, 2015 edition of OC Weekly features Culinary Arts alumnus Gio Bolivar of Dory Deli in Newport Beach. In the piece, authored by OC Weekly’s Anne Marie Panoringan, Bolivar discusses, food, the culinary industry, and his educational preparation...


  • 48th Commencement: Navy Captain Russ Bird is 2015 Outstanding Alumnus

      Retired United States Navy Captain Russ Bird has been selected as Cypress College’s Outstanding Alumnus Award for 2015. The honor is presented on behalf of the College by the Cypress College Foundation. Capt. Bird will be recognized during the...


  • ‘elumni’ Association Launched in Advance of 50th Anniversary

      As the 50th anniversary of Cypress College approaches, we are pleased to announce the official formation of our free “elumni association.” Our goal is to reconnect with our students in advance of a festive anniversary celebration. For starters, we’ll...


  • Baseball Coach Pickler’s Summer Team Wins Cape Cod Championship

    Head Baseball Coach Scott Pickler led his Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox to another Cape Cod Baseball League title in mid August. Pickler coaches in the elite league during the summer, and has now led the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox to six Cape...


  • Padres to Honor Alumnus Trevor Hoffman

    Congratulations to alumnus Trevor Hoffman, who is being inducted into the San Diego Padres Hall of Fame tomorrow. Hoffman, after whom Major League Baseball named an award earlier this year, played for the Cypress College Chargers in 1985-1986. He was...