Cypress College alumnus Mark Eaton passed away on May 28, 2021. The Utah Jazz basketball player was a fond supporter of his alma mater and always quick with words of praise for Cypress College. Eaton was named 2004 Cypress College Outstanding Alumnus and 2014 Cypress College Foundation Man of the Year, as well as was a member of the Chargers Athletics Hall of Fame.
Tribute: Mark Eaton's path to a record-setting NBA career could have been a Hollywood script. But, dig deeper and it also accurately depicts the role of community colleges: an instructor sees possibility and sets a student on a path they never expected. Continue reading >>>