February 23, 1989
Assemblyman Bob Epple (D-Norwalk) has named Cerritos College board member Ada Steenhoek woman of the year in the 63rd Assembly District for being "such an outstanding member of our community." Steenhoek has served on the Cerritos College board since 1985, and is a special-education instructor for the Downey Unified School District. A long-time Downey resident and mother of 10 children, Steenhoek has been active in many community organizations, including the Boy Scouts.
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May 9, 1991
Officials at Cerritos College in Norwalk have been urged by a group of students to hire more minority faculty members and to add more ethnic courses to the curriculum. The students said they are upset because the faculty is predominantly Anglo, while about two-thirds of the nearly 19,000 students are minorities. The issue surfaced recently when a black instructor, who was teaching part time, was not interviewed for a full-time position as a history teacher.
November 23, 1986
The first phase of a $10,000 study to determine how Cerritos College can best serve its district is nearly complete, said Janice Dennis-Rounds, school director of research and development. Objectives of the random survey, which is done every five years, include trying to determine what programs are preferred in the community, making the community aware of college programs and finding out why people are not attending the college.
September 8, 1988
Enrollment jumped 6.7% at Cerritos College, with 19,415 students registering for the fall semester compared to the same period in 1987 when 18,186 students registered, said Mark Wallace, director of public information. Enrollment was expected to climb even higher because of an additional registration period being offered for the first time by the Norwalk-based college, Wallace said. The regular fall semester opened Aug. 22.
February 9, 1989
Cerritos Community College will host the 15th annual Tabor-Venitsky Invitational Speech Tournament on Friday and Saturday. More than 18 community colleges are expected to participate in the tournament, which is aimed at sharpening students' skills for state and national contests to be held later in the year. The tournament will begin at 10 a.m. Friday and conclude at 6 p.m. Saturday.
January 21, 2006 |
Marijon Ancich, California's winningest high school football coach, has resigned at Santa Fe Springs St. Paul to take the position of defensive coordinator at Cerritos College. Ancich, 70, coached at St. Paul from 1961 to '81 and from 1993 to 2005 and at Tustin from 1984 to '92. He compiled a record of 344-127-10. His teams won 19 league championships and appeared in eight Southern Section finals, winning the Big Five Conference title in 1981 and Division AAAA championships in '72 and '68.