Author: Anastasia Thrift
May 21, 2022
Cypress College Celebrates 55th Commencement
"Cypress College hosted its 55th Commencement on Friday evening — the first in-person graduation ceremony in 3 years — with a record number of graduates and guests participating. The event was held in the college’s Gateway Plaza with more than 800 graduates from the classes of 2022, 2021, and 2020 in"
September 26, 2023
Cypress Gets Country’s First Toyota/Lexus T-TEN EV Vehicle
"The Cypress College Toyota/Lexus T-TEN program has become the first in the country to receive a new electric vehicle for use in its curriculum. For the fall 2023 semester, Toyota Motor Sales North America offered the Automotive Technology department a Lexus RZ Premium electric SUV to support hybrid and electric vehicle"
July 3, 2023
MAD Student Places as a MoDE Finalist
"A Media Arts Design student became a finalist at the biennial Motion Design Education (MoDE) Summit, held in Philadelphia last month. Cypress College’s William Kwon placed in the experiential design category for the student competition portion with a projection mapping piece titled “The Grid.” The international design conference, which took place"
June 7, 2023
Toyota T-TEN Cohort Recognized
"Toyota Motor North America has acknowledged the most recent cohort of Cypress College T-TEN students. Graduating students were awarded Gearwrench ratcheting wrench sets, with a retail value of $300. “It is a great send-off for our students as they finish the program,” Michael Klyde, Toyota T-TEN program director said. “We thank"
May 24, 2023
You Could Be Featured in “The College Tour”
"The creators of The College Tour, a video series showcasing colleges across the country, are creating an episode to introduce new and prospective students to Cypress College. As a Cypress College student, you could be a great candidate to represent our campus, and we are inviting you to audition for this series episode. If you’re"
May 19, 2023
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Students Win Scholarships
"The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) recently awarded $14,750 in scholarships to Cypress College students. The SoCal ASHRAE Student Night, held in Montebello earlier this month, hosted local students and guests to learn about career opportunities from HVAC companies, see student presentations and competitions, and receive scholarships."
May 2, 2023
HRC Student Earns Internship at Foundation
"An HRC student has been awarded a paid internship as part of the Healthy School Food Pathway: Pre-Apprentice Program through the Chef Ann Foundation. Student Faith Huss, a veteran, is pursuing an education in food science. She told her instructor Amanda Gargano, the Hotel, Restaurant, Culinary Arts Department co-chair, about her"
April 12, 2023
Culinary Arts Field Trip Gets Fresh Look at Warehouse
"Students from the Culinary Fundamentals II course recently took a field trip to Ingardia Bros. Produce in Santa Ana. The students, along with instructor Amanda Gargano, toured the warehouse, saw new produce and seafood products, and learned about managing operating and rising food costs in food distribution. The wholesale food supplier"
April 5, 2023
Students Find Job Prospects at 2023 Career Fair
"The Career and Technical Education Division hosted a Career Fair on April 5, with more than 70 companies presenting job and career opportunities to Cypress College students on campus. An estimated 400 students came to Gateway Plaza to talk to employers, learn about Career Planning Center resources, and get professional head"
March 14, 2023
Great Picture Continues to Make News, Thanks to Cypress Faculty
"“The Great Picture,” a 107-by-31-foot photograph is in the news, and Orange County, again. The image started with inspiration from Cypress faculty, and was created by them at the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station near Irvine, where it now resides until May 7. In 2006, six photographers turned an"
March 13, 2023
NOCE Bistro Trip Is More Than a Lunch Outing
"The Cypress Bistro recently hosted a group of 34 students and staff from North Orange Continuing Education’s Disability Support Services. In addition to the educational benefits, the visit also brought joy to both the Bistro workers and their guests. Student Services Specialist Mary Faro works with NOCE DSS on the Cypress"