Articles Posted in the " In the News " Category

  • Cypress Head Coach Brad Pickler’s Scores Legendary 1,200 Career Victory

    Cypress College is blessed to have the most-decorated active women’s college softball coach in California Community College Athletic Association history. Head Coach Brad Pickler’s landmark 1,200th career win came with a 9-1 Charger defeat of Orange Coast College on Wednesday,...


  • TVB (USA) Visits Cypress College to Report on Mortuary Science Bachelor’s Degree

    TVB USA is on campus reporting on the Mortuary Science Program, which is one of 15 selected to pilot a new community college bachelor's degree program at California Communtiy Colleges. #mortuaryscience #mortsci #highered # bachelors #degree #news #media A photo...


  • Long Beach Press-Telegram Highlights Mohr’s Milestone

    Last week, Cypress College women’s basketball Coach Margaret Mohr reached a milestone with her 300th career victory. The Long Beach Press-Telegram noted the occasion, adding background about Mohr’s local ties: Mohr starred for Long Beach State’s women’s squad in the...


  • Cypress College’s Mortuary Science Program Selected in California’s First Bachelor’s Degree Pilot Program

    OFFICE OF CAMPUS COMMUNICATIONS Cypress College is one of 15 California community colleges that will offer a bachelor’s-degree program as part of a statewide pilot effort. The College’s Mortuary Science Program was selected by the California Community Colleges Board of...


  • OC’s 100 Most Influential Includes Mortuary Science’s Glen Bower

    Glen Bower, Director of Cypress College’s Mortuary Science program, was one of Orange County’s “100 Most Influential” people, according to the Orange County Register, which highlighted the year’s “game changers” in publications during late December. In addition to being a...


  • LA Times: ‘Game changer': 4-year degrees from some California 2-year colleges

    On Friday, Cypress College officially submitted its application to state officials to become one of the 15 programs selected for California’s pilot program to offer baccalaureate degrees at community colleges. Earlier, Trustees for the North Orange County Community College District...


  • Cypress College One of 10 Receiving State STEM Grant

    Cypress College One of 10 Receiving State STEM Grant

    The Fresno Bee reports on the awarding of a grant intended to increase the number of teachers with qualifications in the STEM disciplines: science, technology, engineering, and math. A total of  to 10 community colleges, including Cypress. The Bee reports that...


  • Dr. Simpson, Dean Wassenaar Part of Tribute to Departing Council Members

    On Monday night, the Cypress City Council recognized members Leroy Mills, Doug Bailey, and Prakash Narain as they conclude their time on the governing body. As part of the tribute to the three members, Cypress College President Dr. Bob Simpson...


  • Photo of Cypress College Students on State Chancellor’s Facebook Cover

    Here is something pretty cool: Cypress College is the cover photo for the California Community Colleges Facebook page! If you haven’t already, this is great page to visit and to like. Also, a “did you know”: Cypress College is one...


  • OC Register: Cypress College takes campus safety seriously

    The Orange County Register reported on Friday about the release of Cypress College’s 2014 Annual Safety and Security Report. The article, by Louis Casiano Jr. mentions the newly revised sexual assault policy and the campus’ active use of social media...