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IN THE NEWS

-RETIREMENT PARTY:  Apr 30 for Lawrence Jarmon

-DENTAL STUDENTS WIN AWARD

-GRANTS NEWS - April 2010 Edition

 

EAP NEWS April:   Celebrate Diversity

 

MONEY:

-Deadline May 6: Two Additional WLAC Foundation Scholarships

-Deadline Apr 30: CA Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship $2000

 

JOBS & LEADERSHIP

-Deadline May 3: Sony Internship

-Deadline June 18: Hispanic Assoc  of College & Universities Ntl Intern Program

 

 

WILDCATS:

-Track Team on Fire!

-Baseball - On Winning Streak!

-Athletes of the Month Named

 

SPECIAL HONOREE:

Retiring Congresswoman Diane Watson

 

Also Honored:

Retiring Faculty & Staff

Outstanding Alumnus

Male & Female Athlete of the Year

COMING SOON:

Career Exploration Workshop Series Using Career Software

Space Limited. Reserve your spot in the Assessment Ctr (A-12)

Thurs, May 13: Discover How Your Personality Connects with Career Planning

 

 

Discounted Faculty/Staff Tickets

ON SALE THRU APRIL 30

 

proceeds benefit WLAC Foundation

view flyer

 

 

 

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE         FACEBOOK "West Los Angeles College (WLAC)"     ASO MySPACE           IMPORTANT DATES       H1N1 FLU UPDATE / ARCHIVE

monday  |  tuesday  |  wednesday  |  thursday  |  friday  |  sat/sun  |  features
monday

APRIL 26


Transfer Center (A13)
ATTENTION TRANSFER BOUND STUDENTS . . .
Have you been accepted by a UC or CSU?

Do you need IGETC or CSU GE certification?

See the Transfer Center Counselor on

Thursday, May 6, 13, 20 or 27 from 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Mount St. Mary's College is still accepting applications for Fall 2010.  Contact mountnews@msmc.la.edu or (800)999-9893.

 

SAVE THE DATE

West's Annual

Staff Recognition Luncheon

featuring the West Jazz Band

TUESDAY, MAY 18 @ 12:30

 

it's a potluck so tell us what you can bring

email: thomasl@wlac.edu

View List of Honorees

 


Interested in the University of California - Riverside (UCR)? Meet the rep on April 29.

Please schedule your appointment in the Transfer Center.

TODAY:  CSULB............9:30 am - 1:30 pm     UCLA................10:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

TEXT BOOK FUNDRAISER

MEETINGS: 11:00 Commencement Committee - Winlock; 1:00 REEO - AT A116; 1:00 Sustainability Workshops - HLRC 4th
                   Floor; 1:30 Planning Committee for 2009-2010 - Winlock; 2:00 Academic Senate Ballot Counting - PCR


monday

APRIL 27
 

Census Training  |  FA 100  CE106B |  8:00am - 5:00pm

 

The Integration of Academics & Athletics at West

An Informal Gathering & Discussion - Sponsored by Academic Senate

1:30  |  Child Development Center  read more

 

 

Faculty/Staff Toastmasters every Tuesday

NOW OPEN TO STUDENTS
For more information, please contact Linda J. Thompson at (310) 287-4537, or Maria Mancia at (310) 287-4530.  learn more

 

   BASEBALL:   vs. Glendale - 6:00PM @ Glendale

 

MEETINGS:  9:00 Student Disciplinary Hearing - Winlock; 11:00 Admissions Presentation to Visiting Students - B5 201; 11:00
                   Standard III Meeting - PCR


monday

APRIL 28

 

Census Training 

 FA 100  CE106B  |  8:00am - 5:00pm

 

Transfer Center (A13)
UCLA (Iris) ...................9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CSUDH .......................10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The CDC Annual "Try"-ke-a-thon

 

 

Leiffer Mall 

10:30 - 12:30pm

It's a fundraiser.

Come buy a

Hot Dog, Snack

and/or Beverage

 

WLAC TECH FAIR - view schedule

1:00pm Free Web Conference Using Dimdim  | CE-105A

1:00pm  Getting Started: Resources for New Online or Hybrid Instructors  |  HLRC-4E

2:15pm  Intelecom: Using Video to Enhance Online and Hybrid Classes   |  HLRC-4E

 

MEETINGS:  10:00 Counseling Staff Meeting - Winlock; 10:00 Dean's Meeting - PCR; 11:00 Admissions Presentation for Visiting
                    Students - B5 201; 12:30 Accreditation Standard 4 Meeting - PCR; 1:00 Curriculum Committee - Winlock; 2:30 
                    Student Disciplinary Hearing - PCR


monday

APRIL 29

Census Training  |  FA 100  CE106B  |  8:00am - 5:00pm

 

Career Exploration Workshop

12:00 - 1:00pm  |  Assessment Center A-12

Using Self-Directed Search Assessment to Explore Majors & Careers

Space Limited. Reserve your spot at the Assessment Ctr (A-12)

or call (310) 287-4462.

 

Transfer Center (A13)   
CSULA........................10:30 am - 2:00 pm
UCR Admissions Workshop  

2:00 pm  | HLRC (Library) 4th Floor

 

 

         BASEBALL vs. LA Valley  |  2:30PM @ West

 

WLAC TECH FAIR - view schedule

 10:00am ePortfolios Using eFolios    | CE-104                         1:00pm  Apple Genius Bar @ West    |  HLRC-4E

 2:15pm  Launch Your Own Class Website w ADX |  HLRC-4E   2:15pm  Teaching with Screentoaster |  HLRC-4E

 

MEETINGS: 8:00 Staff Recognition Luncheon - HLRC 4th Floor; 1:00 Accreditation Standard I Meeting - PCR; 1:00 AFT Guild
                  Candidate Forum - Winlock; 2:00 TRiO SSS, Transfer Center and the Honors Program - HLRC 4th Floor; 4:00
                  Musical Production Play - FA 100


monday

APRIL 30

 

Census Training  |  FA 100  CE106B  |  8:00am - 5:00pm

 

 

IT'S THAT TIME! Order Your Graduation Regalia. Don't Miss the Early Discount

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MEETINGS: 9:00 President's Office SEIR - PCR; 9:00 Real Estate Seminar - AT A128; 10:00 FPIP Meeting - Winlock; 10:00
                  Academic Affairs Staff Mtg - PCR; 12:00 West LA Comedy Show - FA 100; 4:00 Musical Production Play - FA 100


monday

MAY 1

 


 

MAY 2

       

 

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DATES
TO
KNOW
 
 

LAST DAY TO
Drop w/ a W - May 7

CAMPUS CLOSED
May 31

 

 


 

WILDCATS UPDATE


Congratulations to March's Scholar-Athletes of the Month

 

Ashley Stewart,  first year student and a member of the women’s basketball team. 

 

Giovanny Pleites, Two-year football letterman

 

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TRACK TEAM TURNS ON THE HEAT


Southern California Track & Field Championships: Gayeshia Robinson finished 4th in the heptathlon at the Southern California Track & Field Championships on April 13th and 14th qualifying for the California State Championships in May. Robinson was the first among freshmen in the 2 day, 7 event, heptathlon event, which consists of the 100 meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200 meters, long jump, javelin, and 800 meters. Joining Robinson in the heptathlon from West LA was Britteny McKinley (14th), Summer Griffin (17th), and Cara Jones (18th)West LA, who is ranked 9th in Southern California gets on the scoreboard for the Southern California Championships with 5 points. The remainder of the SoCal Championships will take place May 8th and May 15th at Saddleback College. 
 

at the 2010 Western State Conference Inland Meet: The WLAC men and women's track and field teams were victorious at the 2010 Western State Conference Inland Meet at LA Valley College. Patrick Hunter won the long jump and the triple jump, and Lentrail Hicks took first place in both the 100 and 300 meters. The women's team was led by sophomore Starasia ...Childs, who won the 100 hurdles, and set a new school record en route to winning the triple jump.

 

AT ANTELOPE VALLEY COLLEGE:  The West Los Angeles College track and field teams represented well at the Antelope Valley College Invitational on Saturday, April 3 with 3rd place finish by the women’s team and a 4th place finish by the men’s squad.  Over 20 schools were in attendance, including over 10 schools ranked in the top 20 in Southern California. 

The Wildcats had victories in both the men’s and women’s 400 meter relay.  Freshman Patrick Hunter and sophomore Starasia Child’s claimed victories in the triple jump as well with jumps of 46’2” and 38’11” respectively.  

 

See recap of 2010 Western State South Meet at Moorpark at www.wlac.edu\events\westweek\archieve\2010-Mar22-WESTWEEK.html  (Ladies win meet and have victories in long and triple jump plus #4 time in state in 4x400 relay)

 

BASEBALL: 

RECORD 8-11 IN LEAGUE

Apr 24  -  West 10 vs Citrus 9

Apr 23  -  West 7 vs Bakersfield 5

Apr 22 -   West 1 vs Pierce 6

Apr 17  -  West 11 vs Canyons 6

Apr 15  -  West 10 vs LA Mission 3

 

 

WOMEN'S SOCCER - NOW RECRUITING

Get More Information

or contact Coach Avalos (661) 618-5312

javalos99@att.net

 

 

   >> visit Wildcats' Home Page

 


 

IN THE NEWS

 

Dental Students Earn $500 Awards

Two of your three applicants were awarded $500 scholarships from the Western LA Dental Society:  Shiva Boostani and Kathryn Shepherd. 

 

Lawrence Jarmon Retirement Celebration April 30
After 35 years of leadership and service to the District, Lawrence Jarmon is moving on to other wonderful interests in his life.  Please join us to celebrate his career and to wish him well in all his future endeavors. 
For more details and to RSVP, please see the flyer.

 

 

ORDER YOUR GRADUATION REGALIA NOW!
Before April 23:  Bachelor $15  Master $25  Doctor $35

   After April 23:  Bachelor $30  Master $50  Doctor $70

   Complete this order form and return to Bookstore

   2010 Commencement Ceremony - Tues, June 8

 

 

Faculty in the News - Archives . . . click here

 

 

 

 

 

GRANTS NEWS

April 2010

GRANTS RECEIVED

 

RECENTLY SUBMITTED PROPOSALS

 

NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

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Submit Your 2010 - 2011 FAFSA Now!

Being a late submitter could hurt your chances to receive Financial Aid 

  • For Cal Grant dollars, file your FAFSA must be submitted by March 2, 2010

  • The WLAC Priority Deadline is May 1, 2010

  • General filing period: January 2, 2010 - June 30, 2011

      For information and assistance, visit Financial Aid A-12 next to Admissions.

 

      How to get started on your FAFSA - 4 min video

 

 

CLBC Offers $2000 Scholarships - Ap Due Apr 30

The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Youth Leadership Scholarship, established in 2009, is offering a $2,000 scholarship to youth attending any institution of higher education for professional, academic, or vocational training and development. CLBC’s primary goal in offering these scholarships is to increase the pool of young community leaders by assisting them financially and helping them pursue their educational and personal leadership goals.

CLICK FOR APPLICATION

 

 


HACU National Internship Program

Federal Agencies & Private Corporations

The Hispanic Assoc of Colleges & Universities is sponsoring summer and fall internships with federal agencies and private corporations nationwide. “…matches students’ interests, education and experience with those of our federal and corporate partners. Students receive paid round-trip airfare, housing arrangement assistance, emergency med insurance, a weekly stipend of $450 - $550 depending on their class level, and participating in an intern orientation in Washington D.C.”

 

Deadline for Fall – June 18, 2010  for more information, visit www.hnip.net

 

 

Be The Next Sony Intern

Each Summer, Sony Pictures in partnership with the Academy of Television Arts & Science Foundation offers several internships to students from West Los Angeles College. One intern was later hired full-time by the Media Relations department, another is pursuing film at UCLA, a third founded a horror fest film festival at West that garnered press in a major horror fan publication. Will you be next? 

APPLICATION WORKSHOP: Monday, April 19 @ 3:00pm -- HLRC (Library) 4th Flr

 

APPLICATION DUE: May 3, 2010    For more info: emmysfoundation.org or email slavkin@emmys.org

Must be currently enrolled WLAC student.

8-Week Full-Time Position -- $4,000 Stipend


 

By Sending This Email, You Help West Keep &

Earn New Grants That $upport College Programs

To help meet the needs of our students in these times of diminishing resources, West Los Angeles College is applying for federal, state and private grant funds.  These grants allow us to continue services, programs and classes that might otherwise be cut. Many of the grants we apply for ask for the ethnic make up of our student body.  Recording your demographic information with West helps us win the grant funding we need to continue the services, programs and classes that help you graduate. Please email the answers to the following questions and ask a fellow student to do the same. Your information will be kept confidential.

EMAIL Your 3 Answers To: wlacinfo@wlac.edu                                    Thank You!

 

QUESTION #1 Your Name and/or Student ID#

QUESTION #2  Are you Hispanic or Latino?  If yes, please tell us which ethnicity or ethnicities that best describe you

                       (yes you may select more than one):

 

___ I am not Hispanic or Latino

___ Mexican, Mexican/American, Chicano    ___ Central American     ___ South American   ___ Hispanic, Other

 

 

QUESTION #3 If you are NOT Hispanic or Latino, please tell us the ethnicity or ethnicities that best describe you

                      (yes you may select more than one):

 

___ Asian Indian           ___ Asian Chinese        ___ Asian Japanese    ___ Asian Korean       ___ Asian Laotian    

___ Asian Cambodian    ___ Asian Vietnamese  ___ Filipino                 ___ Asian Other

 

___ American Indian, Alaskan/Native

 

___ Pacific Islander Guamanian    ___ Pacific Islander Hawaiian   

___ Pacific Islander Samoan        ___ Pacific Islander Other

 

___ Caucasian, White

 

___ Black, African American

 


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