Faculty

  • ‘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...


  • Welcome to New Full-Time Faculty and Staff

      As Cypress College celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, we are not only celebrating the past, but looking ahead to our next chapter. We are pleased to have 28 new full-time faculty begin their employment at Cypress College this...


  • Holocaust Survivors, Unique Portrait Collection by Photography Professor Highlight First Yom HaShoah Event

    NOTE: View and download as a pdf file Multiple Holocaust survivors and a pair of children of survivors highlight Cypress College’s first-ever Yom HaShoah event on May 4. The event is inspired by Cypress College Photography Professor Clifford Lester’s unique...


  • Board to Grant Tenure to Four Faculty

    Four Cypress College faculty are poised to earn tenure on Tuesday night when the Board of Trustees of the North Orange County Community College District recognizes them for attaining this professional milestone. Two math faculty, Adam Eckenrode and Nicole Ledesma,...


  • Associated Students Hosts Women’s Recognition Awards

    The Associated Students hosted their annual Women’s Recognition Awards last week to cap Women’s History Month. A.S. President and Student Ambassador Angel Garcia, who contributes to @Cypress and the College Twitter feed, reports here on the event. The Associated Students hosted...


  • Inclusion is Theme for First-Ever Yom HaShoah Event in May

      Out Of The Darkness, We Can All Create Light Holocaust Day of Remembrance (Yom Ha-Shoah) May 4, 2016 7-8:30 p.m. Location: By the Ponds Yom Ha-Shoah exists as an annual memorial to over six million Jews who were murdered...


  • Political Science Faculty Peter Mathews Gives Analysis on Presidential Contest

    Throughout this 2015-16 primary season, Cypress College Political Science Professor Peter Mathews has regularly appeared in publications and on television to provide his analyses on the 2016 Presidential race. A frequent commentator on local, national, and international media, he was recently interviewed for Al Jazeera English and Al Jazeera...


  • STEM Industry Partner: Edison Grant Supports Astronomy Program

    (Photo Credit: Edison International) Cypress College regularly partners with industry to strengthen classroom studies so that students are better prepared for career opportunities and transfer to some of the nation’s best universities and liberal arts colleges. Southern California Edison (SCE) has done much...


  • Learn to Fly: Private Pilot Ground School

    Did you know that Cypress has one of the very best aviation schools in SoCal? Our program is a hidden gem. In just two years of training, Cypress graduates go on to well-paid aviation careers (upwards of $60K). Want to...


  • Political Science Professor Peter Mathews Interviewed by Thom Hartmann

    #Motivating | Political Science Professor Peter Mathews is among Cypress faculty contributing to their educational fields outside of the classroom. A frequent commentator on local, national and international media (including the BBC), Professor Mathews was presented with the 2015 Cypress College Charger Award for...