Administration April 2024

Top 50 Community Colleges for Hispanics

Each year, Hispanic Outlook recognizes the invaluable support that community colleges across the country offer to Hispanic/Latino students, as part of their mission to provide opportunities to students from the widest spectrum of American society – particularly those who are better served by local, flexible course schedules, affordable fees and practical, career- oriented pathways. 

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Administration November 2015 Premium

Jose Fierro's plans for Cerritos College as its New President, by Gary M. Stern

In his first stint as president, Jose Fierro will be leading Cerritos College, a community college located in Norwalk, California near Long Beach, California. Fierro was named president this year. Previously Fierro served as chief academic officer at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming and was academic dean at Florida State University. Hence, he knows what issues community college students face and is tuned into what Latino undergraduates encounter in pursuit of higher education.