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SAVE THE DATE: FRI, NOV 6 - ANNUAL LEADERSHIP RETREAT

   

Westfield

invites you to

"Toast on the Terrace"

THUR, OCT 15

complimentary food, drinks, entertainment & gifts

RSVP by Oct 13

click for more info

 

 

 
monday

OCTOBER 12

TRANSFER CENTER  (A13) |  Meet Reps from

9:00am - 2:00pm   UC Berkeley  &   9:00am - 12:00pm UCLA Peer Mentor

 

Free Flu Vaccinations for Students

8:30 - 11:30am | Student Health Center (A-9) 

 

 

 

 

look for the updated schedule in your mail boxes

FACULTY/STAFF TechFair |  view Fall schedule, earn FLEX Credit

1:00 - 2:00pm Moodle - CE 105A

2:15 - 3:15pm E-Profiles with Mahara - CE 105A

 

LAST DAY

to submit your input

for naming conventions

for campus spaces

ASPIRATIONAL?  CINEMATIC?  

FUNCTIONAL?  OTHER?

 

learn more - click here

FLU NOTE:

Flu Shots available TO STUDENTS at the Student Health Center (Seasonal Flu) & on these select dates

How can you tell a COLD from the FLU? This and more on a short video posted by the California Community Colleges. http://www.laccd.edu/news/drccc_pandemic_prevention.htm

 

Click for information on healthy practices, potential campus closures, and more regarding the campus response to the H1N1 virus.

Instructors do have the authority to ask students to leave the classroom who are clearly ill. This should be done discretely and students should be directed to the WLAC Health Center (A-9) -- Hours: M,W,Th 8:30am-5:00pm; T 10:30am-7:00pm; F 9:00am-12:00pm.

 

MEETINGS: 11:30 Joint Admin. Council and Div. Council Meeting - HLRC 4th Floor


monday

OCTOBER 13

 

TRANSFER CENTER  (A13) |  Meet Reps from

9:00am -   12:00pm  UCLA Peer Mentor

 

 

 

WILDCATS    Women's Volleyball:  BYE

 

 

FACULTY/STAFF  TOASTMASTERS   | 12:00 - 1:00pm  |  B4-202

 

TODAY

5:30pm  |  HLRC 4th Flr

MEETINGS: 12:45 Academic Senate Meeting - Winlock;  2:00 Potential Collaboration Between WLAC

                  & EntrepreMedia - PCR

                 


monday

OCTOBER 14

 

 

FACULTY/STAFF

look for the updated schedule in your mail boxes

TechFair |  view Fall schedule, earn FLEX Credit

1:15 - 2:15pm Introduction to Jing - CE 105A

2:15 - 3:15pm Using the Smart Classroom - HLRC 4E

 

Open Enrollment Health Fair  | ATA 116

 

CalPERs Health Plan Presentation  | 9:30am  | ATA 128

 

 

TRANSFER NEWS

UCLA Transfer Day

Sat, Oct 17 @ UCLA

Community College students who are interested in transferring to UCLA are invited.

www.admissions.ucla.edu/

transferconference

 

LOYOLA MARYMOUNT

Transfer Preview Day

Fri, Oct 23 @ Loyola

www.admission.lmu.edu

 

MEETINGS:   9:00 Dean's Meeting, Academic Affairs - PCR; 10:00 Counselors' Meeting - Winlock;

1:00 Staff Development and SLO Committee - PCR; 1:00 Leadership Retreat Planning

Committee - Winlock; 2:00 VTEA Meeting - PCR


monday

OCTOBER 15

TRANSFER CENTER  (A13) |  Meet Reps from

10:00am -   2:00pm   CSU Dominguez Hills 

 

 

International Student Orientation  | 2:00pm | ATA 116

 

  TOWN HALL |  6:00 - 9:00pm | Fine Arts

LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas

hosts Town Hall at West on

THE BALDWIN HILLS COMMUNITY

as relates to standards and operating procedures for oil and gas production in the area

For more information & to RSVP http://ridely-thomas.lacounty.gov/bhcsd.htm

 

look for the updated schedule in your mail boxes

FACULTY/STAFF TechFair |  view Fall schedule, earn FLEX Credit

10:00am - 12:00pm ePortfolios Using eFolio - HLRC 218

1:00 - 2:00pm Putting Your Syllabi Online With ADX - CE 105A

2:15 - 3:15pm PowerPoint and Multimedia in the Foreign Language Classroom - CE 105A

 

T O D A Y

6:00 - 7:00pm  |  ATA 128

MEETINGS:   9:00 HBCU Center Meeting - PCR; 12:00 Grants Management Committee - Winlock;

2:00 International Student Orientation - AT A116; 5:00 AFT Adjunct Faculty Meeting - Winlock

 


monday

OCTOBER 16

Retirement Workshop for CalSTRS Members | 9:30am - 2:00pm | District Office
For members planning to retire in Fall 2009 or Spring 2010

WILDCATS

    Cross Country: SoCal Preview/Mt. Sac Invitational @ Mt. San Antonio College | 10:00 am

   

 

   Women's Volleyball: vs. Citrus College @ Citrus | 7:00 pm

 

 

 

MEETINGS:  10:00 Academic Affairs Staff Meeting - PCR

 


monday

OCTOBER 17

Personnel Commission Testing | 7:30am | FA 100

DATE CHANGED TO OCT 24 - RDHAP Symposium | 8:00am | HLRC 4th Floor

PS-MAPP Foster Parent Training  | 8:30am  - 4:00pm  | AT A116

S CA Chapter of the Amer. Soc. of Travel Agents | 9:00am  | AT A116

 

WILDCATS   Football:  vs. Antelope Valley College @ Antelope | 7:00 pm

 

OCTOBER 18

 

MEETINGS:  12:00 Institute of Student Excellence, TRIO - FA 100

     

Applications being accepted

for Spring 2010

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DATES
TO
KNOW
 
 
 
  • Oct 26:   2nd 8-Week Session Begins

 

 

 

 

 

Free Flu Vaccine (not H1N1)

Free flu shots are available at the Student Health Center (A-9) on the following dates. No appointment necessary:

 

Monday, October 12        8:30am - 11:30am

 

POTENTIAL CAMPUS CLOSURES: As advised by the Center for Disease Control and the Los Angeles Community College District administration, it is unlikely that the campus will close in the event of student or employee being diagnosed with the H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu). Instead, the campus will promote healthy practices on campus. However, Faculty/Students should be prepared to move into a distance learning format for class in the event that the instructor and/or a large number of students become ill. Faculty and students should be sure they have each other's respective contact information. Please do report any suspected/confirmed case of H1N1 (Swine Flu) to your supervisor/instructor. This information will be kept confidential.

Instructors do have the authority to ask students to leave the classroom who are clearly ill. This should be done discretely and students should be directed to the WLAC Health Center (A-9) -- Hours: M,W,Th 8:30am-5:00pm; T 10:30am-7:00pm; F 9:00am-12:00pm.

 

Earn $$$ For West While Shopping

Pavilions and Safeway have a short-term 10% back program on eligible purchases through October 13.  Ralphs also has a longer-term program.  In this program, if one hundred families, each of which purchases $100 per week in groceries, participate in the program, over $10,000 per year would be contributed to the WLAC Foundation. . .learn more

 

 

 

Academic Support Groups w/ Cultural Flavor

UMOJA
Building A12-100

(310) 287-4462

The Umoja Program is a community of Instructors, Counselors, Students and Support services Staff that are committed to the academic success, personal and professional growth, and self-actualization of African American students and others. The Umoja Program currently offers English and Math, and Personal Development.
Visit our new site. |
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THE PUENTE PROGRAM
For more info call

(310) 287-4451

Puente has successfully helped students at California Community Colleges achieve their transfer goals through a combination of coursework, support programs and focus on Latino and Hispanic culture.

 

WILDCATS UPDATE

VOLLEYBALL:  (Record 1-7)

Oct. 9 - West loses to Bakersfield

Oct. 6 - West loses to Glendale

Oct 2 - West loses to Cuesta

...

Sept. 8 -  West defeats LA Harbor

 

FOOTBALL: (Record 1-4)    

Oct. 10 - West loses to Pierce 55 - 62

Oct. 3 - West loses to Valley: 20 - 34

Sept. 26 - West loses to Long Beach:  43 - 44

Sept. 12 - West defeats Moorpark:  27 - 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN THE NEWS

 

BENEFITS: You Should Know

TOWN HALL

LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas hosts Town Hall at West on

THE BALDWIN HILLS COMMUNITY

as relates to standards and operating procedures

for oil and gas production in the area

Thurs, Oct 15 |  6:00 - 9:00PM | Fine Arts Theaters

For more information & to RSVP http://ridely-thomas.lacounty.gov/bhcsd.htm

 

BOUTRY A FILM FESTIVAL FINALIST

English Professor Dr. Kathy Boutry's script "Family Ties" for last season's Dexter
series has made it to the finals of the Austin Film Festival.  Her script was one of three selected from the 400 submitted.  The winner will be announced October 24.

 

 

THE ARTS - FACULTY UPDATES

Art Prof. Sweeney's Work Added to National Archive

Recordings of Joyce Sweeney singing compositions by Elinor Remick Warren, and accompanied by Warren, will be placed in the National Archives in the Library of Congress as part of their American Music collection.  Prof. Sweeney's work is also part of the musical archives stored in the Huntington Library in San Marino. Over her career, she has performed concert, opera, and oratorio all over the West, in Canada and Mexico, and on grants from the Metropolitan Opera Company.  On national PBS, she performed Haydn’s “L’infedelta delusa”, as Vespina. She also appeared on a CBS series about acting in opera, singing sections of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” the part of Donna Anna and other roles.   

 

West's Art Prof. Harvey Selected for Chicago Conference

Prof. Doug Harvey, LA Weekly art critic and West art instructor, has been selected as one of 15 fellows flown in for the weeklong Stone Summer Theory Institute at the School of Art Institute in Chicago.  The only working artist and studio art instructor invited, he will teach seminars and roundtable discussions.  At the end of the September conference, transcripts of Prof. Harvey's seminars will be included in a series of books involving over 300 scholars. 

 

West Hosts Art Exhibit Examining the Shared Consciousness

"Newman's Subconscious," a group exhibition of contemporary art meant to stimulate confusion and contemplation on the concepts of shared identity and the nature of the self, will be on display at the WLAC Art Gallery from Oct. 19 - Dec. 4, Mon-Fri from 10am - 4pm.  A gallery reception will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 6 - 9pm.

 

 

GRANTS NEWSLETTER from Mark Pracher

   

EAP '09 NEWSLETTER

Sept 09: Assertiveness; Planning Parental Leave; Working After Retirement; Ethics in the Workplace; Ask for a Raise; Diet & Fitness at Work; EAP Seminars

 

 

FACULTY/STAFF 

Speak Out! Join the New Faculty/Staff Toastmasters Chapter

click for more info

Interested?

Call:Maria Mancia at

(310) 287-4530 or 4317


 

Flyer Posting

What You Should Know

Flyers/notices posted with scotch tape may be pulled down. PLEASE USE MASKING TAPE.

Posting on the new blue map signs . . . more info

 

Trash Update

 

 

HORROR FEST @ WEST

We want you scary movies for our campus film festival on Oct 30, 2009.

 

Submit movies on Oct. 22, 2009 to FA 304 between 11:00am - 2:00pm.

No charge to enter film

 

 

        Got an original monster? -- we want to see it!

                              Got a killer scream? -- we want to hear it!

 

Prizes & Fun. Watch for more information or contact wlacfest@gmail.com

 

The Building Management Committee

INVITES YOUR PARTICIPATION

In life, on occasion, we get the opportunity to name something – a pet, our first car, our children. We now have the very unique opportunity of naming buildings, roads and spaces that will be used by thousands of students, faculty, staff and guests over many decades.

review the document linked here and send your input to email: wlacinfo@wlac.edu by Monday, October 12, 2009

 

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