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June 22, 1992 | LYNDA NATALI
Larry Mercadante has been named Cypress College's vice president of student development services, college officials recently announced. Mercadante has been a member of the faculty of Cypress College since the campus was founded 25 years ago. For the past 13 years, he has served as dean of the physical education division. In addition, he acted as interim fine arts dean during the 1991-92 school year. Mercadante replaces Ken Nakano, who vacated the position earlier this year.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1992 | LYNDA NATALI
Larry Mercadante has been named Cypress College's vice president of student development services, college officials recently announced. Mercadante has been a member of the faculty of Cypress College since the campus was founded 25 years ago. For the past 13 years, he has served as dean of the physical education division. In addition, he acted as interim fine arts dean during the 1991-92 school year. Mercadante replaces Ken Nakano, who vacated the position earlier this year.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 30, 1992 | LYNDA NATALI
Instructor Diane Henry, who began her teaching career at Cypress College 15 years ago as a part-time trainer, has been named dean of physical education. Henry, 41, replaces Larry Mercadante, who served as dean for 13 years before being named vice president of Student Development Services this summer. Henry was selected for the position from a field of 30 applicants, according to college officials.
SPORTS
September 4, 1999
* Cedric Bozeman, a junior from Mater Dei, has orally committed to play basketball at UCLA after his senior year, said Mater Dei Coach Gary McKnight Friday. Bozeman, a guard, was a starter last season but was forced to sit out the last part of the season because of a knee injury. He was a first-team All-South Coast League selection and is the team captain.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 4, 1994 | MIMI KO
A group of about 15 community activists and students this morning were to end a 24-hour candlelight vigil that they hope will persuade Cypress College to implement a program helping Latinos transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Students have been asking for years for the Puente Project, a program at 27 colleges statewide geared to help Latino students prepare for four-year institutions with special counseling and writing courses.
SPORTS
September 25, 1999 | STEVE KRESEL
When members of the Cypress College women's soccer team take part in a new drill, midfielder Jane Specht pays closer attention than she used to. Then as soon as she gets home, she takes out a notebook and writes down everything she can remember. Specht, who has 10 goals this season, isn't spying on her own team, and she is open about her plans for the information. She will use it while coaching the Savanna High freshman-sophomore girls' soccer team this winter.
SPORTS
March 31, 1992 | STEVE KRESAL
Todd Blyleven has learned the importance of separating things during his sophomore season at Cypress. And as a result, he is having an outstanding season. Blyleven has a 6-2 record and an earned-run average of 1.17. The biggest separation he has made is from about 35 pounds. He has changed his eating habits, is working out almost all the time, and is generally feeling better about everything.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 1994 | ALICIA DI RADO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Back to school doesn't always mean back to class. Just ask Kim Nguyen who is attending--or trying to attend--Cypress College. "I petitioned to get into five classes," Nguyen, 17, of Garden Grove said Monday, the first day of class. "So far, I've shown up at two (classes) and couldn't get into either of them." Welcome to the academic age of budget-cutting, where fewer state dollars translate into fewer class sections for students at state colleges and universities. At Cypress and other community colleges around Orange County, students scrambled to squeak into the final prized slots in courses.
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