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february 18, 2019
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Food Trucks | Games | Music & Entertainment | Raffle Prizes...see flyer
 

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Highlights This Week

       

 
 

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COMING TRANSFER ACTIVITIES

MON, FEB 25
CSUDH & CSULA - SSB 350 - 9:00 - 3:00
CSUDH Next Steps Workshop - SSB 414 - 12:00

UCLA STOMP | MARCH 15
Sign-Up Today!

Transportation provided...see event flyer

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH REFLECTIONS

Throughout the month of February, enjoy 1-minute reflections by faculty on people, places and things in African-American culture and history.

Week of Feb 4:
Prof. Kevin Coffee - Lyrics that Changed the World

Week of Feb 11:
Prof. Christopher Lee - Political Pioneers

WEEK FEB 18:
Prof. Tiffany Lanoix
- They found a way - HBCUs


Prof. Marini Smith - A Snowy Day

Week of Feb 25:
Prof. Jeremy Jankans - Banneker Saved the Day
Prof. Charles Daniel - Amer. Express - Did You Know?

 

GO WILDCATS - HEAD FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP

Congratulations to Women's & Men's Basketball!!
Both defeated local rival SMC on February 13 moving both closer to the WSC-S Championship. 
The women are undefeated in conference play so far.
The men will, at worst, tie for the championship. Stay up to speed on Twitter @WLACAthletics.
... Athletics web page

...and Winning In the Classroom Too!

Academic Highlights from Fall 2019

  • BASEBALL: 40% of team earned above a 3.0 GPA
  • MEN'S BASKETBALL: Team GPA over 3.0
  • WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: 50% of team earned above a 3.0 GPA, two students-earned a 4.0 GPA
  • MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY: 42% of team earned above a 3.0 GPA

OVERALL:

  • 78% course completion rate
  • 51% of student-athletes earned above a 3.0 GPA
  • 7 student-athletes earned a 4.0 GPA

 
 

ASO Leaders Wanted

 

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ASO LEADERS WANTED
Applications Due Feb 25 | 3:00pm

Are you passionate about making change? Want to be a voice for students? JOIN THE WLAC ASSOCIATED STUDENT ORGANIZATION. For a list of available leadership positions and an application, visit the ASO Office in A-9 in Parking Lot 2 or check the ASO web page.
Applications must be submitted by February 25, 2019 in A-9 by 3:00pm

APPLICATIONS ALSO BEING ACCEPTED FOR LACCD STUDENT TRUSTEE...learn how

CLUB RUSH - Mar 5 & 6

 

PARALEGAL INFO SESSION
Thur, Feb 21 @ 6pm | ATA 128

According to Salary.com, Paralegals in Los Angeles make $62,000 per year on average.

Learn more about how you can prepare for this career assisting attorneys in legal firms, business, entertainment, government and other industries.

...WLAC ABA-Approved Paralegal program

 

DREAM RESOURCE CENTER

It's A Mixer 
Mon, Feb 20 | 11:00 - 1:00 | SSB 414

Come meet the new dean - Angeles Abraham. Connect with classmates, faculty and staff. Light refreshments served

How To Become An Elected Official
Mon, Feb 25 | 11:00 | SSB 414

Learn how to become an elected official regardless of citizenship status.

For more information email DreamCenter@wlac.edu or call (310) 287-4310.


 
 

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 IN THE GALLERY
Timothea Stewart Portals & Mortals

"Timothea Stewart's paintings exude light-filled energy that touches many dimensions in us."
~ Arianna Huffington...about the show

WANTED:
DANCERS - ALL LEVELS WELCOME
Thur, Feb 21 | 6:30 | PEC-S (Dance Studio A)

CREATIVITY CLUB
Wed, Feb 20 @ 3:00 | A-9

We're different and creating as we go. Got a spark? Be a part. We'll be selecting officers and setting the calendar for Spring Open Mics.

 

STEM SCHOLARSHIPS for WLAC STUDENTS

Edison has established a $25,000 scholarship fund for STEM students at West and LA Southwest Colleges.  Find the application on the SIS portal (MyCollege.LACCD.edu). After login, click the green link to “Scholarships.”  

DEADLINE: April 22, 2019

 

NO MORE MATH / ENGLISH
ASSESSMENT TEST

Students can now enroll directly into transfer-level English (ENG 101) and Math without taking an Assessment or completing a prerequisite.
These transfer-level Math courses include
Math 215, 227, 230 or 245.
Lower level math courses, free non-credit math courses and free tutoring are still offered.

WHICH MATH / ENGLISH SHOULD I TAKE?

For more information, stop by the Learning Center (Library 1st Floor), the SS&SP Office - SSB 420
or Counseling - SSB 3rd Floor

 

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