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SEPTEMBER 28

 

 

FLU NOTE:

Flu Shots available 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:  7:00 Western State Conference Exec. Cmte. Mtng. - Moorpark College;

                   12:00 Interview for Upper Bound - PCR; 1:30 Planning Committee for 2009-2010 - Winlock

 


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SEPTEMBER 29

CLUB RUSH  | 10:00am - 3:00pm  | E Street

Free Flu Vaccinations  | 4:00 - 7:00pm

Student Health Center (A-9) 

 

WILDCATS

Women's Volleyball:  vs. Oxnard College @ WLAC |  6:00pm

 

 

 

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

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

1:00 - 2:00pm ETUDES Users Roundtable - Joshua Stern - HLRC 218

2:15 - 3:15pm Podcast Creation Part 1 - Todd Matosic - CE 105A

 

 

 

FACULTY / STAFF  

CLUB RUSH

Sept 29 & 30

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BASKETBALL IS BACK! Tuesdays  |  12:30 - 1:30pm  |  Gym  

TOASTMASTERS Tuesdays | 12 - 1pm | B4-202

403b Savings Plan Seminar | 3:30 - 4:30pm | CE 103 | Please RSVP to Hansel Tsai    (tsaih@wlac.edu or x4338)

 

MEETINGS:   


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SEPTEMBER 30

CLUB RUSH  | 10:00am - 3:00pm  | E Street

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

10:00 - 11:00am Web-based Document Storage - Larry Rowell - HLRC 218

 

 

 

COMING WED.  OCT. 8

     1:00 - 2:00pm  | ATA 116

 

WORKSHOP:

Violence in the Workplace

TOPICS INCLUDE:

- Dealing with a confrontational or

  troubled student or aggressive

  co-worker

- Recognizing the Signs of 

  Potential Violence

- Do's & Don'ts

MEETINGS:  9:00 Dean's Meeting, Academic Affairs - PCR; 10:00 Counseling Staff Meeting - AT A116;

                   10:00 Turner/BuildLACCD Phase 3 Swing Space Planning Mtg. - Winlock; 12:00 VPAA Interviews - PCR;    

                   1:00 Leadership Retreat Planning Cmte. - HLRC 4A; 1:00 Curriculum Committee - Winlock;

                   2:00 Leadership Retreat Planning Cmte. Mtg. - AT A116

 


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OCTOBER 1

CAHSEE Orientation & Enrollment  | 9:00am   | HLRC 4

 

TRANSFER CENTER  |  10:00am - 2:00pm  |  A13

Meet with Reps from CSU DOMINGUEZ HILLS

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAT, OCT 3 | 5:00-8:00pm

ASO FUNdraiser

at Mulligan in Torrance

Go Karts, Lazer Tag,

Miniature Golf, Rock Wall

and more

3 hours unlimited use ticket

just $16

MEETINGS:  12:00 VPAA Interviews - PCR; 1:00 College Council - Winlock;

                    3:00 Building Program Mgmt. Cmte. - Winlock; 6:00 HOA Open Meeting - FA 100


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OCTOBER 2

 

 

 

WILDCATS

    Cross Country: vs. Bakersfield College @ Kern County Soccer   

    Park, Bakersfield | 3:00 pm

    Women's Volleyball: vs. Cuesta College @ Cuesta | 6:00 pm

 

 

 

WHAT'S NEW IN

westsidextension

new interactive web site for career, personal interest & recreational classes

 

STARTING SOON:

What are Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Blogging All About?

 

 

 

10% Discount

       for WLAC Faculty/Staff

MEETINGS: 10:00 Academic Affairs Staff Meeting - PCR


 

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OCTOBER 3

PS-MAPP Foster Parent Training  | 9:00am  - 4:00pm  | AT a116

  WILDCATS   Football:  vs. LA Valley College @ West | 1:00 pm

 

 

OCTOBER 4

 

     

Applications being accepted

for semester beginning in October.

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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:

 

Tuesday, September 29   4:00pm - 7:00pm

Wednesday, October 7    3:00pm - 6:00 pm

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

 

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

 

DENNY'S IS NO LONGER HONORING THIS OFFER

15% Discount at Denny's on Overland

Receive a 15% discount on your bill when you present you WLAC Student or Faculty/Staff ID Card.

 

 

Capoeira Group Welcomes Participants

An informal group of student Capoeira enthusiasts is meeting on Thursdays from 11:30am to 2:30pm in front of the CE building to workout. Join the fun. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, games, music and dance. It has attracted a broad spectrum of multicultural participants.

 

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

Athletics Director to Guest Lecture at Pepperdine

Steve Aggers, Wildcats Athletic Director has again been invited to to speak with students interested in sports psychology, coaching philosophy, teaching methodology and athletic administration.

 

VOLLEYBALL:  (Record 1-3)

Sept. 22 - West loses to CAT Ventura:  3 - 0

Sept. 15 - West loses to College of the Desert:  3 - 0  

Sept. 8 -  West defeats LA Harbor:   3 - 2

 

FOOTBALL: (Record 1-2)    

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

West scored late in the game and rather than kick an extra point to tie the game they decided to go for the two point conversion and the win.  The conversion failed and we lost 43-44. 

Sept. 12 - West defeats Moorpark:  27 - 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN THE NEWS

 

BENEFITS: You Should Know

 

New Board Member Makes West Her 1st Stop

New LACCD Board Member Tina Park made West her first stop on her tour of the 9 campuses. Park met with Dr. Rocha and students, learned more about the ongoing building program and other West efforts.

 

 

New Ph.D. from USC's Prestigious Annenberg

Congratulations to speech instructor Linda Alexander who was just awarded her Ph.D. in communication from the USC Annenberg School of Communications.
 

West Los Angeles College receives $50,000 Award

for Innovative Program Committed to Latino Student Success

 . . . read more

 

 

West Has the POWER!

Lloyd Thomas is the co-winner of a 2009 POWER Award Winner for work in SLA assessment and research. This award recognizes his work in increasing faculty and researcher understanding of student success.  Find out more at www.sloassessment.com

 

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


 

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.

 

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

 

 

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