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Education News Briefs

From Issue: Volume XXII - Number 10
5/16/2014




GO-FAME Youth Theatre Company has two great summer education opportunities: Annie Get Your Gun, starring over 50 youth performers, runs July 5-13 at the University Theater at CSULB and Arts Exploration Camp, August 4-15. Kids will explore a variety of art forms and rehearse a production of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” Camp concludes with a performance on the last day. Visit www.GO-FAME.org for more information or call us at (562) 884-7077.

Cerritos College will hold its 57th annual commencement ceremony to honor its graduating students on Saturday, May 17, at 5 p.m. in Falcon Stadium. This year’s commencement speaker is Dr. Manuel Baca, president of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. No tickets are required for the ceremony. The entrance gates are located on both the northeast and northwest sides of Falcon Stadium and will open at 3:30 p.m. For more information, please visit www.cerritos.edu/commencement.

Cal SOAP – A free College Prep Summer Camp is available for high school students who will be seniors next year. Students who attend camp will: preview the UC, CSU, and Common Application, search for colleges and learn about college majors, get a head start on college application essays, prepare for the FAFSA, learn about college life both on and off campus, and visit a college campus. Camp information available at www.longbeachcalsoap.org or email longbeachcalsoap@gmail.com.

Fremont College will hold its 28th graduation and commencement ceremony on June 7, at 12 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles for the third consecutive year. Ambassador Frank Baxter, Chairman of the Board of Governors at Fremont College and former Ambassador to Uruguay, will be the keynote speaker. Fremont has campuses in Cerritos and Los Angeles. To learn more about Fremont College, call 1-800-FRE-MONT or visit: www.Fremont.edu.

Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom in West Los Angeles is hosting Children’s Cooking Camps from June through August. Classes include international meals, baking, pizzas, pastas, breakfasts, barbecues, healthy cooking and much more. Chef Eric teaches your kids to cook – the goal is to have them make meals for you! Children from 7 to 15 are welcome and there are opportunities for internships for older kids. Call (310) 470-2640 for more info or check out the website www.culinaryclassroom.com.

Captain Charles Moore and his crew set sail July 1 on the ORV, Alguita, to conduct cutting edge investigation on the presence and effects of plastic debris in the North Pacific Central Gyre. The Algalita Ship-2-Shore Program allows students to interact directly with the ship’s crew through a secure, interactive website. Students are encouraged to track the Alguita and ask research questions every step of the way. Join the adventure at http://www.algalita.org/ship2shore/registration.

Bethany Lutheran School will offer an all new Summer Camp Program for children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade on their campus in Long Beach. The program is open to the community, and will be offered from June 16 through August 22. May enroll for any or all weeks. Program includes academics, enrichment and themed weeks with on and off site field trips. Explore the world, be artistic, create in the kitchen, use technology. 5100 E. Arbor Road, Long Beach. www.bethanylutheran.org or call (562) 496-0611.

The Career Development Center proudly serves the CSULB campus and local community and will be offering professional development workshops during the summer. These workshops assist undergraduate and graduate students with job search strategies and career exploration, enable alumni to stay connected to the campus, link students to employers for internships/jobs and passport assistance is available for those planning international travel. For details call (562) 985-4151 or visit the website at careers.csulb.edu.