Flu Vaccine (not H1N1)
Free flu shots are available at the Student
Health Center (A-9) on the following dates. No appointment necessary:
Wednesday, October 7
3:00pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, October 12
8:30am - 11:30pm
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
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
Instructors do have
the authority to ask students to leave the classroom who are clearly
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
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
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
Academic Support Groups w/ Cultural
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
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Community Colleges achieve their transfer goals through a
combination of coursework, support programs and focus on Latino and
IN THE NEWS
BENEFITS: You Should Know
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
information & to RSVP
THE ARTS -
Art Prof. Sweeney's Work Added to National
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
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
Assertiveness; Planning Parental Leave;
Working After Retirement; Ethics in the Workplace; Ask for a Raise; Diet
& Fitness at Work; EAP Seminars
Speak Out! Join the New Faculty/Staff Toastmasters
click for more info
(310) 287-4530 or
Retirement Workshop for CalSTRS Members
FRI, OCT 16 |
9:30AM-2:00PM DISTRICT OFFICE
This workshop for CalSTRS members planning
to retire in Fall 2009 or Spring 2010.
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 . . .
HORROR FEST @ WEST
We want you
scary movies for our campus film festival on Oct 30, 2009.
on Oct. 22, 2009 to FA 304 between 11:00am - 2:00pm.
No charge to
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Building Management Committee
INVITES YOUR PARTICIPATION
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:
October 12, 2009