Culture & Student Life

It’s feeding time at Moorpark College’s Teaching Zoo!

Join us LIVE at 3:30pm on Sunday November 21st.

Go face-to-face with Ira the male African Lion, as the Exotic Animal & Training Management (EATM) students show how they feed, train and care for Ira!

Ira waiting for dinner

Then get a glimpse into how they feed and care for some of the other large carnivore animals at the America’s Teaching Zoo!

Bottle feeding a young tiger

America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College was established in 1974, and is currently a five acre “classroom” for the Exotic Animal Training and Management Program. You can follow all your favorite animals on Instagram @americasteachingzoo.

Watch LIVE at @vcsocialbrand

By Sylvia A. Laabs

Sylvia Laabs has been fortunate to work with some of the biggest names you see every day - Visa, Disney, and NFL. She has strong marketing communications experience in the health insurance industry having worked at Anthem, Aetna, Centene, and UnitedHealth. She has also worked in the financial, print production, publishing, and social media industries. She has leveraged all facets of direct marketing communications in the customer lifecycle - Acquisition, Onboarding, Engagement and Retention. She can balance big picture strategy with day-to-day execution, while driving campaign success with data and measurable goals.

Outside of work, Sylvia enjoys exploring the outdoors by off-roading in her Jeep with family and friends. If she’s not in her Jeep, she may be watching a baseball game, as she’s an avid Los Angeles Dodgers fan who has seen every major league team play a game in their home stadium. She has enjoyed going back to college and upskilling her marketing approach. She lives with her husband, two college age sons, two pit bull dogs and a feisty cat name Katniss.

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