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retreat

FRI, MAY 5
15th ANNUAL LEADERSHIP RETREAT

Guest Speaker:
Dr. Pedro Noguera, UCLA Professor of Education

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.


 

tech fair

THIS WEEK:

Seesaw; Using the Quality Matters Rubric to Improve Your Online Teaching; Coursera.org: An Online Supplemental Education Materials for Students and Instructors!; Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking; Adaptive Learning and Canvas

...view details

 

 

 

 

presidents events

DR. LIMBAUGH INVITES YOU TO...

  • MON, MAR 27 | Dessert & Discussion: Educational Pathways | SSB 414
  • WED, MAR 29 | 1:30 | Faculty & Staff Recognition: Let's assemble to congratulate those who have achieved tenure, acknowledge years of services, and celebrate our retirees and their contributions.
 
 
 
 
 

K Pop

GLOBAL PRODUCTION &
CONSUMPTION OF K-POP

Suk Young Kim, UCLA Professor of Theater, Film & TV, will discuss  the Asian musical style of “POP”! Whether it is J Pop or K Pop these youth bands are sweeping the global markets and becoming rock sensations.
THUR, MAR 23 | 1:00 - 3:00PM | GC 160

 

workshops

TRANSFER

MON, MAR 20: Admitted to CSULA? What to do next.
TUES, MAR 21
: Learn more about Guaranteed Admission
THUR, MAR 23: Been There Done That - Hear from Successful Transfer Student
FRI, MAR 24: Accepted? Now What? Learn the next step to transition to the university

RESEARCH PAPERS

THUR, MAR 23: What's a Thesis Statement? How Do I Choose a Topic?

 

 

 

 

pharmacy info session

NEXT SESSION START APRIL 11
Info Session: Wed, Mar 22

Pharmacy Technician is an in-demand occupation with above average growth. You can prepare to enter the field in just 9 months through the Westside Extension program. Learn more on Wednesday evening at 7:00pm in MSA 111.

> Learn More / RSVP

 
 
 
 
 

fee policy

NEW FEE PAYMENT POLICY

Effective for Fall 2017, the 9 LACCD colleges are likely to enforce the policy of REQUIRING PAYMENT OF FEES PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES. Students were sent an email with important information on the new policy via their college email accounts. Be sure you have filed your financial aid paperwork so that your funds arrive when you need them...view letter

 

spring break

NO CLASSES MAR 30 - APR 7

THUR, MAR 30 ....No Classes
FRI, MAR 31 ........College Closed for Cesar Chavez Day APR 1 - 7............. Spring Break

Saturday Classes Do Meet on April 8

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club rush

TUES / WED - MAR 28 / 29: CLUB RUSH

Want to be more active at West?
Interested in attending or creating events?
Stop by the Club Rush event on the MSA Walkway.

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email

NEW STUDENT EMAIL & SIS

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has launched a new Student Information System (SIS) Portal. Every student at any of the nine campuses in the District, including West, will be able to log into all LACCD student systems, including the Office 365 email and OneDrive, using a single sign-on at MyCollege.LACCD.edu

To access the new email, students must update their password. The new password will also be used for the new student portal when it is implemented. Check your emails for updates on the new SIS....learn more

 

student visa

IMMIGRATION OPTIONS
Tues, Mar 28

Hear from Immigration Attorney and West Professor Nikki Jacobson on F-1 Visas, OPT, CPT, lawful permanent residency and US citizenship...see flyer

TUES, MAR 28 | 12:30 - 2:00 | Library 4th Flr

 

 

 

 

FILE YOUR GRADUATION PETITION

Did you know that you don't just receive your diploma or certificate automatically when you complete your course work? It's true. You need to file a petition - Watch the above video for "how to" instructions.

The deadline for Spring 2017 Graduation is April 21

> Graduation Petitionolo exhibit in L.A. in almost 7 year.

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

MONDAY

March 20

 

   

 

tech fair  

THIS WEEK:
Seesaw; Using the Quality Matters Rubric to Improve Your Online Teaching; Coursera.org: An Online Supplemental Education Materials for Students and Instructors!; Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking; Adaptive Learning and Canvas...view details

MEETINGS:   9:30 Cabinet - WINLOCK; 3:15 Facilities - SSB 414

TUESDAY

March 21

 

transfer  

GUARANTEED ADMISSION: What should you be doing now to be guaranteed admission to a university | 2:00pm...get more details

one book  

FED UP SUGAR CHALLENGE:
support group meeting 11:30 - 12:00 | HLRC 218 ...
a One Book event

event  

LA COLLEGE PROMISE Info Session | 6:00pm...get more details

   


MEETINGS:   3:00 Academic Senate Exec - WINLOCK; 3:00 Tech - SSB 414; 3:30 Admin Support - PCR

WEDNESDAY

March 22

 

transfer  

TRANSFER FAIR
Law Enforcement Career Fair

club  

Black Student Union | 2:00 | Library 2nd Floor - Winlock Lounge

MEETINGS:   12:30 EAP - SSB 414

THURSDAY

March 23

 

wildcat  

Baseball v. LA Pierce 2:30 PM @ West

event  

Global Production & Consumptionof K-Pop | 1:00 - 3:00pm...see flyer

West’s Global Studies Program in conjunction with UCLA’s Asian and Pacific Center will kick off the Spring semester with, Prof Kim, School of Theater, Film, & Television, UCLA, whose talk will focus on  the Asian musical style of “POP”!
Whether it is J Pop or K Pop these youth bands are sweeping the global markets and becoming rock sensations.

transfer  

HEAR FROM STUDENTS WHO TRANSFERRED: Learn about life at the next level from TRiO SSS Grads | 2:30pm...get more details

workshop  

INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH: What's a thesis statement? How do I choose a topic?...see flyer

   

 

MEETINGS:   11:30 SAP - SSB 414; 3:00 Budget - SSB 414

FRIDAY

March 24

   

 

   

 

transfer  

ACCEPTED? NOW WHAT?: Learn the next steps to make a smooth transition to a 4-year college or university | 10:00am...get more details

   


   


MEETINGS:   11:30 Dr. Jone's Chairs -

SATURDAY

March 25

   

 

   


   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

March 26

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

March 27

 

   

 

faculty  

PRESIDENT'S DESSERT & DISCUSSION SERIES: 2:30 | SSB 414


   


tech fair  

THIS WEEK:
Big Data: Why Should I Know About It?; ...view details

MEETINGS:   9:30 Cabinet - WINLOCK; 3:00 SLO - WINLOCK

TUESDAY

March 28

event  

CLUB RUSH - Spring Fling

international  

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS MTG: OPT, CPT and other Immigration Options | 12:30 - 2:00 ...see flyer


wildcat  

Baseball v. LA Pierce 2:30 PM @ West


MEETINGS:   9:00 Construction - WINLOCK; 10:00 SAP - SSB 414; 12:30 Senate - SSB 414

WEDNESDAY

March 29

 

event  

CLUB RUSH - Spring Fling

faculty  

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION EVENT


   


MEETINGS:   1:00 AFT Adjunct Faculty - Winlock

THURSDAY

March 30

 

   

NO CLASSES

wildcat  

Baseball v. Bakersfield 2:30 PM @ West

MEETINGS:   HAMILTON HIGH on campus; 10:00 Teamsters Negotiation - WINLOCK

FRIDAY

March 31

   

 

   

CESAR CHAVEZ DAY HOLIDAY

   


   

 


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

April 1

   

 

   


   

SPRING BREAK: April 1 - 7


   

 

SUNDAY

April 2

   


   

SPRING BREAK: April 1 - 7

community event  

CULVER CITY 2017 HEALTH FAMILY 5K RUN / WALK...learn more

MONDAY

April 3

   

SPRING BREAK: April 1 - 7

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

April 4

 

   

SPRING BREAK: April 1 - 7

wildcat  

Baseball v. Bakersfield 2:30 PM @ West

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

April 5

 

   

SPRING BREAK: April 1 - 7


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

April 6

 

   

SPRING BREAK: April 1 - 7

wildcat  

Baseball v. LA Valley 2:30 PM @ West

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

April 7

   

 

   

SPRING BREAK: April 1 - 7

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

April 8

   

 

   


wildcat  

Baseball v. LA Valley 1:00 PM @ West

   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

April 9

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

April 10

 

   

SECOND 8-WEEK SESSION BEGINS

tech fair  

THIS WEEK:
Great Lesson Planning and Technology Tools; California's Open Education Initiative (OEI): Free Resources to Improve Student Academic Performance; Moovly; Using High-Impact Practices to Create Equity-minded Classrooms, Departments, and Programs; Syllabus Design; Google Docs, Google Drive & Dropbox; Use Popular TV Shows in the Classroom: Spark Students' Interest and Engagement in the College Classroom!; Using the OEI Course Review Rubric to Improve your Canvas Course; Exploring Problem-based and Project-based Learning Techniques...view details

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

April 11

 

one book  

BOOK DISCUSSIONS: 2:30 | TBA ...a One Book event

workshop  

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

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

April 12

 

one book  

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

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

April 13

 

workshop  

RESUME WORKSHOP | 1:30 | CE 225 (Computer Lab - bring flash drive with draft of your resume)
How to Use Job Descriptions to Better Your Chances of Getting Hired...sponsored by TRiO

event  

GALLERY RECEPTION: "Mauro Caputo" | 4:00 - 7:00pm | WLAC Fine Arts Gallery

show runs through May 4, 2017
parking available in Parking Structure - $2.00 (exact change needed)

   


MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

April 14

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

April 15

   

 

   


events  

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

wildcat  

Baseball v. Antelope Valley 1:00 PM @ West

   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

April 16

   


   

 

     
   


MONDAY

April 17

 

   

 

   

 

tech fair  

THIS WEEK:
Indesign; Remote Desktop / Step-by-Step How to Connect to your work Computer from Home!; Senuti; Apple Genius Bar @ West; Augmenting your Technology with a Wacom Tablet; Video Creation: The Digital Age Pedagogy; Using Livestream video in your course; An Easy Method for Grading Writing; ADA and You: Accessibility Awareness and Compliance...view details

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

April 18

 

faculty  

PRESIDENT'S SPECIAL TOPIC LUNCHEON MTG: Community Outreach - What We're Doing - 10:00 - 1:00 | SSB 414 - RSVP to Vicky Nesia


   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

April 19

 

workshop  

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

event  

DENTAL ASSISTING Info Session | 5:30 | MSA 103 ... learn more


event  

THREE 1-ACT PLAYS: "Link, Unlink"
WLAC Theater Program presents: "Story of a Date," "Emergency Contact," "Blue Seas & Greens"
7:00pm | Fine Arts Theater | WLAC Students $2, Adults $5, Children $2

faculty  

EEO Workshop / Training on Faculty Hiring | 1:00 - 3:00 | GC 160

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

April 20

 

event  

THREE 1-ACT PLAYS: "Link, Unlink"
WLAC Theater Program presents: "Story of a Date," "Emergency Contact," "Blue Seas & Greens"
7:00pm | Fine Arts Theater | WLAC Students $2, Adults $5, Children $2

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

April 21

   

 

deadline  

LAST DAY TO FILE FOR SPRING GRADUATION...learn more

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

April 22

   

 

   


   


wildcat  

 

Baseball v. LA Mission 1:00 PM @ West

   

 

SUNDAY

April 23

   


   

 

     

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:   x

TUESDAY

April 25

 

wildcat  

Baseball v. LA Pierce 2:30 PM @ West

   


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

April 26

 

workshop  

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

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

April 27

 

   

 

   

 

faculty  

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


   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

April 28

   

 

   

 

   


faculty  

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

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

April 29

   

 

   


   

 


   

 

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  

Sping 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  

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

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

May 6

   

 

   


   


community event  

CCMS IMPROV (tentative)

   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

May 7

   


   

 

community event  

CCMS IMPROV (tentative)

     

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

 

   

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

   

 

   

 

   


   


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

spring plays

see flyer

 

       

 

 

 

 

       

 

may 25 CREATING WORK-LIFE BALANCE | 1:30 | SSB 414

       

 


 

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