Mortuary Science Selected by NOCCCD Trustees as District’s Applicant for Bachelor’s Degree Pilot Program

Mortuary Science — a program so well regarded that the HBO series “Six Feet Under” repeatedly referenced Cypress College to add authenticity — will be the North Orange County Community College District’s applicant for California’s pilot program to award baccalaureate degrees at community colleges. No more than 15 programs will be selected for the program’s … Continue reading Mortuary Science Selected by NOCCCD Trustees as District’s Applicant for Bachelor’s Degree Pilot Program

OC Weekly Names Mortuary Science Chair to ‘OC People’ List for 2014

OC Weekly has included Cypress College Mortuary Science Department Chair Glenn Bower in its “annual Orange County People edition.” OC People 2014 celebrates the 30 “most fascinating people in Orange County,” according to the publication. In the feature on Bower, OC Weekly’s Taylor Hamby writes: Whether you know him or not, the work of Glenn Bower has probably … Continue reading OC Weekly Names Mortuary Science Chair to ‘OC People’ List for 2014

New Science, Engineering, Math Building Approved by Board

A brand new Science, Engineering and Mathematics Building will replace the existing facility. The decision to start from scratch rather than conduct a full remodel was approved by the Board last Tuesday when Trustees reviewed a study comparing costs for the two options. Providing modern facilities to support the sciences was a top priority of … Continue reading New Science, Engineering, Math Building Approved by Board

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 his community engagement. Recently, Professor Mathews was interviewed on the Thom Hartmann Show as part of … Continue reading Political Science Professor Peter Mathews Interviewed by Thom Hartmann

Program-Specific Accrediting Bodies

Below are the names and contact information of associations, agencies and governmental bodies that accredit, approve, or license the institution and any Cypress College programs: Auto Collision Repair National Automotive Technology Education Foundation (NATEF) 101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101 Leesburg, VA 20175 Phone: (703) 669-6650 Cypress College accreditation status: Five-year accreditation, granted through … Continue reading Program-Specific Accrediting Bodies

College Hosts Quirk-Silva’s Career Pathways Roundtable

California Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva convened a Career Pathways Roundtable at Cypress College Friday to discuss education and workforce development with Orange County education, civic, and business leaders. Quirk-Silva, whose district includes Anaheim, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La Palma, and Stanton, chairs the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy. Around 30 Orange County … Continue reading College Hosts Quirk-Silva’s Career Pathways Roundtable

Labor and Love: Couple’s Journey from Students to Retirees

Ron and Nancy Miller quickly learned it’s not just photos that develop in darkrooms. The couple met in spring 1972 during a Cypress College photo lab class, standing over the same developer tray. A little banter there led to exchanging notes before class over breakfast. Four years later, the couple married on leap day and … Continue reading Labor and Love: Couple’s Journey from Students to Retirees

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California Community Colleges Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program A degree in mortuary science is rare. In fact, there are only two public programs offering associate degrees in the field in the State of California. For those seeking to advance in the funeral services industry, a bachelor’s degree is even less common. In fact, Cypress College’s selection … Continue reading 1 of 15

#CYProud: Michael Gonzalez

Commencement is a celebratory time on campus. To capture this year-end spirit, we asked our faculty to tell us which students they are most proud of. Some of those profiled in this year’s #CYProud 2016 feature have overcome significant personal and financial hurdles to reach their educational goals; others have distinguished themselves as exemplars of … Continue reading #CYProud: Michael Gonzalez

#CYProud: Megan Imperial

Commencement is a celebratory time on campus. To capture this year-end spirit, we asked our faculty to tell us which students they are most proud of. Some of those profiled in this year’s #CYProud 2016 feature have overcome significant personal and financial hurdles to reach their educational goals; others have distinguished themselves as exemplars of … Continue reading #CYProud: Megan Imperial