10/16 — Compton JC Nisei Degree Ceremony

Oct. 16 — A special reception and ceremony for Nisei who will receive honorary degrees from the former Compton Junior College, will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the ECC Compton Community College District, 1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton.

Approximately 42 Nisei honorees and/or their family members (as representatives in absentia) will be in attendance. Assemblymember Warren Furutani will be the keynote speaker for the ceremony.A library exhibit highlighting “The Nisei Student Experience at Compton Junior College” debuts on Oct. 1. The exhibit will remain for approximately a month and will display an  array of photos, documents and various other artifacts of former Japanese American  students and historical Compton Junior College circa 1942.