Dr. Sydney Sims, Distinguished Faculty of the Year at Moorpark College, inspired students during "reflections" at the May 22 commencement ceremony. Dr. Sims is an English Professor and serves as the English Department Chair. She holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Moorpark College awarded 1,376 AA Degrees and 323 Career and Technical Certificates in specialty fields to the Class of 2014. Graduates ranged in age from 15 years old to 67 years old, with 58 percent female graduates and 42 percent male graduates. Approximately 110 graduates earned two degrees, and 14 graduates earned three degrees.