TVB (USA), a Chinese-language channel appearing across the country, visited Cypress College on Tuesday to prepare a news report about Cypress College’s participation in the California Community College’s pilot bachelor’s degree program. Cypress College’s Mortuary Science Program was one of the 15 programs selected to represent the state’s 112 community colleges in the first-of-it’s-kind effort in the Golden State. Continue reading “TVB (USA) Visits Cypress College to Report on Mortuary Science Bachelor’s Degree”
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. Continue reading “Photo of Cypress College Students on State Chancellor’s Facebook Cover”
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 to keep students informed about safety-related information.
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 excitement in the 47th Commencement. Reporter Anders Howmann filed a report that opens this way: Continue reading “OC Register: Career, more college on Cypress graduates’ minds”
“It’s getting a little crowded over here,” college spokesman Marc S. Posner joked.
As for the new crowd, though there’s no solid statistical data at this point, “I’ve seen a lot of traditional-age freshmen, and a lot of (older) people come in for retraining,” Posner said. “Our requests for financial aid have gone through the roof.” Continue reading “New students flood Cypress College: Enrollment rises 13% over last year. Crowds report difficulty getting into their classes.”
“From our standpoint, removing the photograph is not an option for us,” campus spokesman Marc Posner said Friday. “We are an institution that is about learning, discussion and discourse, and you don’t do that by silencing a voice.” Continue reading “College refuses to remove defaced photo”
The Christian Science Monitor:
“Regardless of when the budget passes, it will be retroactive back to July 1,” says Marc Posner, spokesman for Cypress College. “So waiting for the state to take action wouldn’t be that prudent.”
Somehow, others add, California must find a way to escape its amplified cycles of boom and bust. Says Mr. Posner of Cypress College: “If we don’t act now, we’re going to be in an even deeper hole.”