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CSU SPRING APPLICATIONS

NOW THRU

AUG 31

California State Universities are accepting applications for Spring 2012.

 

Learn more at the Transfer Center or visit

www.CalState.edu/Transfer

 

BOOK STORE NOW OPEN

Save Cash - Rent Your Books!

View which textbooks will be available to rent for Fall 2011 and learn more about the program. the Book Rental Program is open to all students...learn more.

 

View Bookstore Specials on Calculators, Gear, Planners, Backpacks and more

DATES TO KNOW

 

FLEX DAY: Thur, Aug 25

8:30am - 12:00pm

followed by Division Meetings

 

PROFESSIONAL DEV. WK.:

Aug 22-25

Workshops including: The Art of PowerPoint; Put Your Syllabi Online;  Adjunct Faculty Orientation;  Creative Media Solutions for the Classroom;  Student Discipline;  Violence in the Workplace...view flyer

FREE SCREENING: TUES, AUG 23

Enjoy Professor Ashok Patil's latest film - "9 to 12" a thriller with moments of comedy - at the Culver Plaza Theater...read more

 

 

 

 

BUS UPDATE

This week, the Culver City Bus will enter campus from approximately  7:00am - 7:00pm schedule. View schedules

 

WEST ALUMNUS SETS FRANCHISE RECORD WITH BALTIMORE RAVENS

According to the Culver City Patch "David Reed set a franchise record by returning a kickoff 103 yards for a touchdown to open the second half of his team's 34-28 overtime victory... The play aired repeatedly on ESPN SportsCenter highlights and Reed earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week..." Reed played for our Coach Miller when Miller was at Pasadena City College. When Miller came to West, Reed followed to complete his A.A. degree.

 

 

Fall Registration Now In-Progress

Last Day to Add Classes

Online...Sept 2

In-Person.....Sept 9

 

Fall Classes Begin: .............Aug 29

Saturday Classes Begin:......Sept 3

First 8-Wk Session Begins...Aug 29

 

Labor Day Holiday...............Sept 5

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DO YOU SHOP AT RALPHS?

Do You Shop at Ralphs? Then consider signing up for the Ralphs Community Contribution Program at www.Ralphs.com. A small donation is made to the West's Foundation each time one of our participants makes a purchase. If you are a past participant, it is time to RE-REGISTER. Our code # is 90323. THANKS!

REMINDER: NO SCOTCH TAPE! (please)

DIt's that time of year when we start posting flyers everywhere. 1) Please use painter's tape or masking tape. NO SCOTCH tape please!  2) Post in designated posting areas only 3) It is okay to post directional arrows on walls, etc. BUT REMEMBER TO TAKE THEM DOWN after your event.

 

 

OTHER NEWS

 

FACULTY EDITION

 

FRIDAY

August 19 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

   MEETINGS:  7:30 Speech Interviews - PCR; 2:30 Athletic Dept Mtg - ATA 128


SATURDAY

August 20

 

 

ACT Orientation | 8:30am  |  CE225  ...learn more

Transfer in 2 Years: Saturdays + Online or 2 Nights

 

 

SUNDAY

August 21

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:  x  

MONDAY

August 22

 

Extended Student Service Hours Begin

Mon - Thur, 8:30am - 7:00pm;  Fri   8:30am - 2:00pm 

Sat (Aug 27 & Sept 10) 9:00am - 1:00pm

 

ADJUNCT FACULTY ORIENTATION  |  4:00PM  |  HLRC 4TH FLR

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEEK PRESENTATIONS

9:30    The Art of Powerpoint

10:45  The SLO Assessment Cycle & How to Approach It

1:00    ETUES Enhancements

3:45    Put Your Syllabi Online With ADX For The Fall

5:00    Adjunct Faculty Orientation

...see flyer for details

 

 

 

 

DESTINATION: ACCREDITATION

re-affirmed

 

Watch for Accreditation updates

here in the coming weeks.

 

 

MEETINGS:  3:30 Instructional Design Task Force - Winlock


TUESDAY

August 23                        

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEEK PRESENTATIONS

9:30    Google Voice

9:30    Put Your Syllabi Online With ADX For The Fall

10:45  Creative Media Solutions for the Classroom

1:00    Student Discipline

...see flyer for details

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORIENTATION

7:30am - 1:00pm

ATA Building

   MEETINGS: 9:00 College Retreat Cmte - Winlock; 10:00 Academic Affairs - PCR; 2:30 Football Mtg - ATA 128


WEDNESDAY

August 24

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEEK PRESENTATIONS

10:00  Forum On Violence in the Workplace

2:15    Put Your Syllabi Online With ADX For The Fall

2:15    The SLO Assessment Cycle and How to Approach It

2:15    Bring Your Own Syllabus Media Party

...see flyer for details

 

 

 

 

MEETINGS:  X


THURSDAY

August 25  

 

FLEX DAY  |  8:30 - NOON  |  HLRC 4TH FLOOR ...see flyer for details

Followed by Division Meetings

 

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:  12:30 Resource Dev Cmte - Winlock; 1:00 Language Arts Div - PCR


FRIDAY

August 26 

  

The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department/ Community College Bureau will be conducting training at West Los Angeles College on August 26, 2011 between 7:00am to 4pm.

Patrol cars will be parked in the staff parking area located next to the track. 

 

They will assemble in the ATA parking area. They will be running scenarios and using simunitions. Training will also be stagged in MSA main floor, A-4, A-8, and the gym area. There will also be a Culver City bus parked on "B" street for training.

 

Questions or concerns may be directed to:

Deputy Al Guerrero   310-287-4314    323-821-2721

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sherriff Office Training

TODAY

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEEK PRESENTATION | 9:30

Video Screening of Tech Fair - Spring 2011

Keynote Address by Rushton Hurley

Education, Technology, and Digital Media: What's Changed, What Hasn't

...see flyer for details

 

 

International Student Orientation

10:00  |  ATA 128

For F-1 Visa Students

   MEETINGS:  10:00 Academic Affairs - PCR;


SATURDAY

August 27

 

   PERSONNEL COMMISSION TESTING | FA THEATER

 

 

SUNDAY

August 28

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:  x  

MONDAY

August 29

 

FALL SEMESTER BEGINS

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEETINGS:  


 

IN THE NEWS

Fall Registration Now In-Progress

Last Day to Add Classes

Online...Sept 2         In-Person.....Sept 9

 

Fall Traditional Classes Begin: Aug 29

Saturday Classes Begin:.........Sept 3

First 8-Wk Session Begins.....Aug 29

 

Labor Day Holiday.................Sept 5

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WEST WELCOMES A NEW PRESIDENT

West welcomes its new president, Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh. Abu-Ghazaleh comes to West from Coast Community College District where he served as Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Technology. Prior to that, he served at West's sister campus, Pierce as the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Abu-Ghazaleh takes the helm at  West on August 1, 2011. ...read more

 

GET A GREAT DEAL THROUGH ASO

Get them while they last. Discounted movie tickets for Rave, Pacific Theaters, Laemmle Theater, AMC and Regal Entertainment (Regal, UA, Edwards) $7.50 each - cash only.

 

 EAP NEWS: AUG 2011...read more

DEPRESSION?

-How do you know if you're depressed?

-The stress of being a caregiver.

-Symptoms of depression vary by age.

-What's the difference between a "sinking feeling" and true depression?

 
   
   

 CULVER CITY BUS UPDATE

 The Culver City Bus will continue to provide on-campus service in Fall 2011.

 

THANK YOU to all the students, faculty, staff, supporters and Culver City residents who sent email messages to the Council and/or who were present at the June 13 Culver City Council meeting supporting no further cuts to the Fall 2011 schedule and keeping an on-campus stop. Also, thank you to the Culver City Council for maintaining adequate on-campus service to West.

 

FALL 2011:       The Culver City Bus will return to a 7:00am - 10:00pm schedule. View schedules                

                 

>> learn more about this issue

   

MONEY NEWS

 

DEADLINE: October 5

Osher Scholarship - Open to Full & Part-time Students

Awards range from $250 to $500 per semester. To qualify, students must have received a Fee Waiver

. . . click for more information                 . . . click for additional scholarships

TUESDAYS, 10AM - NOON

INTERNSHIPS - Find out if there is an internship for you. Most positions are paid.

These internships are provided through BuildLACCD and include Office and Administrative positions, Computer Science, Cinema and Film Production and more.

Meet with Roslin Dear on Tuesdays, 10am - 12pm in A-12 next to Counseling