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wellness expo Denim Day

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SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING | MON, 11:30 - 12:30
SSB 414 - a free EAP event

EMPLOYEE WELLNESS EXPO | WED, APR 26
PreDiabetes Health Screenings:
With the rising number of diabetes victims in America,
join in reversing the rate of occurrence.
Other free screenings: Blood Pressure, Cholesterol,
Body Fat, Back
"A-Minute-to-Win-It" Competitions, Contests & Prizes!...see flyer

DENIM DAY | WED, APR 26
Make a social with your fashion statement ...learn more

 

univision

WEST PROFESSOR
FEATURED IN UNIVISION SPECIAL

Students, faculty and guests from the community took part in a taped forum in the West Fine Arts Theater on Saturday, April 22. College President Limbaugh provided a greeting to all and Professor Olga Shewfelt was among the panelist which included Sen. Ricardo Lara and a representative of Mayor Garcetti's office. The show, Conoce tus Derechos about the climate, rights and status of legal and undocumented immigrants, will air Saturday, April 29 - Time TBA.

 

 

 

 

retereat

LEADERSHIP RETREAT | Fri, May 5

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Pedro Noguera
Professor of Education at UCLA
*Spoke at Flex day in Aug. 2016

GOALS & OBJECTIVES:
Facilitate college-wide familiarity with student success data. | Promote learning as an institution. | Increase awareness of interventions and services promoting
student success. | Move the needle on closing equity gaps at West....see flyer

 
 
 
 
 

transfer note

HAVE YOU BEEN ACCEPTED?

Show us your letters! Share the good news with the Transfer Center. Bring a copy to Darrell Roberson or email them to RobersD@wlac.edu

AND join our Facebook Wall of Success by emailing your photo and story to Longcofm@wlac.edu ... see https://www.facebook.com/gowestgofar/

 

 

posters

POSTER SHOWCASE
Applications Due May 5

Online application deadline Friday, May 5, 11:59 pm. Posters and digital submissions will be due by 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 6.

7th Annual Student Poster Showcase
Thursday, May 11 | 11:00 - 2:00, HLRC 4th Floor
The awards ceremony will be held at 12:30.

 

 

 

 

kareoke

ASO KARAOKE at CAFE @ WEST
Wed, Apr 26

What happens at Karaoke, stays at Karaoke...Come join the fun!

Cafe @ West | Wed, Apr 26 | 4:30 - 6:30pm

 
 
 
 
 

west talk

SAT, MAY 13 | 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Fine Arts Theater - Free Admission

Harvard Business Review has stated that America has now entered the Creative Age. This ground-breaking conference will spark a new vision of what creativity means in all disciplines as it celebrates human endeavor and the final frontier: creative thought.

- produced by West's Creative Studies Initiative

 


Join the conversation at the WEST TALKS conference: THE CREATIVE EDGE, and be a part of the revolution. SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

TED TALK PRESENTER & AUTHOR OF
"FLOW: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE
" - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

TEDX PRESENTER & THEORETICAL PHYSICIST -
Dr. Jamie Orr -- "The Creative Response: How can humans learn from the animal world to have a radical response to environmental change?"

SPACE X -
Ana Martinez, Manager of Proposal Development
"The Creative Edge of Space Exploration"

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS -
Ann Le Cam, SVP Production and Talent
" Reimagining Creativity: Transformative Leadership in Creative Markets."

SUPER SPHERE VR -
Lucas Wilson, Founder / Exec Producer
“All the “R’s.” 360, Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality: An Introduction and Creative Study.”

RIGHT BRAIN PROJECT -
Ed Barguiarena, Creative Director

...learn more

 

 

 

 

Earth day

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Wed, Apr 26 | MSA Plaza

Join the S.A.V.E. club from 10:00 - 2:00
- Dance Performance by Itzpapalotl Dance Collective
- Re-Use Sale
- Environmental Education
...see flyer

 

 
 
 
 
 

workshops

WORKSHOPS

WED, APR 26
CITE RIGHT:
Avoid plagiarism. Learn to cite sources for academic papers...see flyer

MON, MAY 1
EVALUATING INTERNET SOURCES:
Find credible sources online. Learn tips for searching the internet...see flyer

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CNA

APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED

We are accepting application for the 8-week, day-time Summer CNA Program 2017.
Lectures: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Clinical: Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

ORIENTATION / INFO SESSIONS:
May 4th & May 25th  at 6:30 pm in SC 106

For more info: 310 287 7226 | CastilJC@wlac.edu

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dance day

GREAT CLASSES ALL DAY

Just $6 for the whole day! Master classes taught by professionals in Ballet, Contemporary, Burlesque, Latin Social, African, Yoga, Praise Dance, Hip Hop, Tap ...learn more

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

MAY 4 & 5: Dance Concert | MAY 10: Student Art Show

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FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

MONDAY

April 24

 

   

 

tech fair  

THIS WEEK:
Multi-Lingual Tech Toolbox; Social Media in the Classroom; ; Introduction to Game-Based Learning; Learning and Teaching in the Cloud...view details

MEETINGS:   3:00 SLO - WINLOCK

TUESDAY

April 25

 

wildcat  

Baseball v. LA Pierce 2:30 PM @ West

   


MEETINGS:   9:00 Construction - WINLOCK; 12:30 Academic Senate - SSB 414; 1:45 Cabinet - WINLOCK

WEDNESDAY

April 26

working wednesday

workshop  

CITE RIGHT: Avoid plagiarism. Learn to cite sources for academic papers...see flyer

event  

ASO KARAOKE at CAFE @ WEST | 4:30 - 6:30

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION | 10:00 - 2:00 | MSA Plaza

WORKSHOP: CITE RIGHT: Avoid plagiarism. Learn to cite sources for academic papers...see flyer

   


MEETINGS:   11:30 EAP - SSB 414

THURSDAY

April 27

 

   

 

   

 

faculty  

PRESIDENT'S DESSERT & DISCUSSION SERIES: 2:30 | TBA


   

 

   


MEETINGS:   9:00 Beverly Hills Workshop - SSB 414; 3:00 Budget - SSB 414

FRIDAY

April 28

   

 

   

 

   


faculty  


ATD Summit: Creating Campus Professional Learning Hubs |
8:30 - 3:00 |...learn more

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   8:00 Research / Planning - SSB 414

SATURDAY

April 29

   

 

   


event  

DANCE DAY..learn more

   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

April 30

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

May 1

 

workshop  

EVALUATING INTERNET SOURCES: Find credible sources online. Learn tips for searching the internet...see flyer

   

 

tech fair  

THIS WEEK:
 iPhone 101; Switching from PC to Mac? What You Need to Know; Interactive Projector Board Training; Current Events and Your Syllabus; Equity and Canvas: Addressing the Online Performance Gap through Equity-based Practices on Canvas; otally Awesome Canvas Apps!...view details

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 2

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

May 3

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

May 4

 

event  

Spring Dance Concert Preview | 1:00pm | Fine Arts Theater

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

May 5

   

 

deadline  

Last Day to Drop a Class With a "W"

faculty  

Annual College-wide Leadership Retreat | 8:30 - 2:30 |...learn more

event  

Spring Dance Concert | 8:00pm | Fine Arts Theater

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

May 6

   

 

   


   


community event  

CCMS IMPROV

   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

May 7

   


   

 

community event  

CCMS IMPROV

     

MONDAY

May 8

 

   

 

tech fair  

THIS WEEK:
Google Voice is My Personal Digital Secretary! Teaching the World through Comics: Adding Graphics with Slideshare; Illustrator; Humanizing Learning and the College Experience...view details

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 9

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

May 10

 

event  

GALLERY RECEPTION: "Student Art Show" | 4:00 - 7:00pm | WLAC Fine Arts Gallery

show runs through May 24, 2017
parking available in Parking Structure - $2.00 (exact change needed)

 

tech fair  

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | 1:30 - 3:30 | HRLC 4th Flr

Dr. Mizuko Ito, Research Director of the Digital Media and Learning Hub at University of California Humanities Research Institute Today’s social, mobile and gaming technologies offer new ways of supporting learning that is engaging, connected to the wider world, and tailored to specific interests, identities, and learning styles. Our research has found, however, that only the most activated digital learners are taking advantage of this potential. Young people are going online for informal and interest-driven learning, but...read more

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

May 11

 

event  

Poster Showcase

Awards presentation 1:00pm

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

May 12

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

May 13

   

 

   


   


   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

May 14

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

May 15

 

   

 

   


tech fair  

THIS WEEK:
Gamification in Education; Fostering Student Learning through Smart Teaching; Sitecake: It’s a Piece of Cake!; Finding a Niche for West!...view details

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 16

 

workshop  

EVALUATING INTERNET SOURCES: Find credible sources online. Learn tips for searching the internet...see flyer

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

May 17

 

   


workshop  

CITE RIGHT: Avoid plagiarism. Learn to cite sources for academic papers...see flyer

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

May 18

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

May 19

   

 

   

 

   


events  

THE CREATIVITY CONFERENCE...learn more

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

May 20

   

 

   


events  

ACT - Accelerated College Transfer: Info Session 9:30am...learn more

   


   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

May 21

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

May 22

 

   

 

   


tech fair  

THIS WEEK:
Resource Coordination: Faculty Mentoring for West Students; Resource Coordination: Faculty Mentoring for West Students; ...view details

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 23

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

May 24

 

one book  

BOOK DISCUSSIONS: 1:00 | TBA ...a One Book event

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

May 25

 

workshop  

DATABASE SEARCHING: Search for credible sources more efficiently using Library databases...see flyer

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

May 26

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

May 27

   

 

   


wildcat  

 

Track Meet

   

 

SUNDAY

May 28

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

May 29

 

   

MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 30

 

   

FINALS: May 30 - June 5...see schedule

     
MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

May 31

 

workshop  

GOOGLE IT: Love Google but overwhelmed by the results? Tame the Google!...see flyer

   

FINALS: May 30 - June 5...see schedule

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

June 1

 

   

FINALS: May 30 - June 5...see schedule

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

June 2

   

 

   

FINALS: May 30 - June 5...see schedule

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

June 3

   

 

   


   

FINALS: May 30 - June 5...see schedule


   

 

SUNDAY

June 4

   


   

FINALS: May 30 - June 5...see schedule

     

MONDAY

June 5

 

   

LAST DAY OF SPRING SEMESTER

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

June 6

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

June 7

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

June 8

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

June 9

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

June 10

   

 

   


   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

June 11

   


   

 

     
 

 

MORE NEWS

art show

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

MAY 4 & 5: Dance Concert

MAY 10: Student Art Show

...more details soon

self defense workshop

SELF DEFENSE TRAINING

Don't be a Victim! Your body is more capable than you think. This workshop, hosted by EAP, will teach you the basics of self-defense.
11:30 - 12:30 | SSB 414
RSVP to RouzanST@WLAC.edu or
LizareC@WLAC.ed

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

       
         

 


 

anthropology

ANOTHER AWARD FOR ONLINE PROGRAM

West has been ranked #7 in the nation on the 2017 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Social Science Degrees. SR Education says, "This set of rankings represents schools across the nation that are making an effort to provide economical options for students seeking online social science degrees. Due to exceptional affordability, West Los Angeles College is ranked 7th in Anthropology." See full list. | West was also recently ranked #2 Online Program among CA Community Colleges by www.AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org

       

 

ONLINE - ANY TIME
Sell Your Textbooks

The campus bookstore is now allowing students to trade their unwanted textbooks for cash throughout the year. Through an online service, you are now able to receive a pre-paid shipping label and mail your unwanted textbooks to MSB Textbook Exchange. They will then send you a check for your books within 3 weeks. ...learn more