Winter Session 2010
M-F CLASSES Begin -
Mon, Jan 4
LAST DAY TO
Add/Audit Traditional Classes - Jan 7
Drop a Class w/o a Fee - Jan 7
Drop a Class w/o a W - Jan 14
Drop w/ a W - Jan 29
File Credit / No Credit - Jan 14
GRADUATION PETITION ACCEPTED
Nov 9 - Feb 4
Dec 24, 25, 30,
31 & Jan 1
West 30 vs SMC 78
West 67 vs Valley 73
A. Berumen 20 pts, 8 reb, 2 blks; N. Rye 19 pts, 3 steals;
K. Pruitt 13pts, 6 reb, 3 asts
West 58 v.
West 62 v.
23 pts, K. Pruitt 14 pts
West 44 v.
A. Berumen 11 pts, 3 steals; N. Rye 10 pts;
A. Stewart 9 rebounds
IN THE NEWS
Available Late January
The Spring 2010 ITAP Cards (6 month Metro
pass) are expected to be available in late January. The price will be
$15. The passes will be valid Feb 8 - June 7, 2010.
announcement will be posted here when the passes go on sale.
FOR PRESENTERS - WLAC Spring 2010 Tech Fair
seeking presenters for the
Tech Fair at West.
Workshops will take place in
and May 2010.
Presenters are asked to
prepare for about one hour (about 45 minutes of presentation
and 15 minutes of questions and answers). The format is
flexible. The grants can fund $350 stipends to presenters
for developing and presenting their workshop. The real
benefit, though, will be the faculty-to-faculty exchanges as
we all learn more about what is possible in using technology
in our courses and student services.
on the link below and fill out the presenter proposal form.
January 15, 2010.
Fill out your workshop description at
For questions or more
information, contact Mary-Jo Apigo at
Tech Fair is sponsored by Title V Cooperative along with our
cooperating partners, Harbor, Pierce, East, and Trade Tech
Fwy Lane Closures -
January & February 2010
The 405 Freeway will undergo night-time
work activity starting next week to support the I-405 Sepulveda Pass
Widening Project. There will be brief segmented freeway closures at
night. Additional information regarding detours will be available at
metro.net/I-405 prior to the start of construction.
More Faculty in the News
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Dec Edition - "Giving":
Volunteering; Inspiring Generosity in Children...
WLAC GRANTS NEWSLETTER
Counselor; Predominately Black Institutions; Watson; Kresge; Employment
To Office of Minority Health; To Ntl Science Foundation; To US Dept of
Labor Health Sector
NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Submit Your 2010 - 2011
Being a late submitter could hurt your chances to
receive Financial Aid
To be considered for
Cal Grant dollars
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,
For information and assistance, visit Financial Aid A-12
next to Admissions.
2010 WLAC Scholarship
Don't miss your opportunity to let
someone else pay for college expenses!
Each year, West awards scholarships
from funds raised by our Foundation. Awards are based on financial need;
accomplishments; college or community service; race/gender/religious
affiliation; being a single parent; turning your life around; being an
older student; and more.
The application deadline for these scholarships is
Holiday Hiring & LAPD Events
shown in ad have passed.
U.S. CENSUS JOBS
One of the
first steps in joining the U.S. Census Team is taking a placement test.
test will be offered at West through December and January. Parking available in the S.
Parking Structure. Daily parking permits are $2.00. (Park on first floor
for easiest access to test location.)
Walk-ins will be
accepted if space permits. To reserve a testing spot, call
1-866-861-2010. For more information, visit
Most jobs pay from $12 -
$20/hour. Recruiting Asst., Office Clerk, Crew Leader, Enumerator, Field
Ops Supervisor, Office ops Supervisor. Part-time and flexible hours available.
Wed: Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27 Fri: Jan. 8, 22, 29
(down hill from Parking Structure)
10:00am - 12:00pm
YOUR INTERNSHIP IS
Visit Deborah on Tuesdays, 9:00am -
1:00pm in A-4
The LACCD Interns &
GREEN Jobs Program is designed to expand career opportunities for
students within the Los Angeles Community College District. Working with
private businesses and firms, our program is creating hundreds of new
and exciting paid and unpaid internships in a wide range of occupations;
including architecture, construction, engineers, graphics, customer
service, sales, green jobs, marketing, technology, and business
management. Internships provide students with the training, skills and
knowledge necessary to succeed in today’s workplace.
Students must be enrolled in 6 units and register on our website:
Flu Season Information
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.