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Updated: Nov 22 @ 12:00pm

 

Due to heavy rain, the ground floor of MSA flooded and the elevators were temporarily taken off line.

 

Elevators are working again.

 

All ground floor rooms are now open except MSA 006 and MSA 009. If your class is in one or these two rooms, you should have received an email regarding a room change.

 

Click here for a copy of that email.

 

  > VIEW THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

 

 

DATES TO KNOW

FALL 2011 (Aug 29 - Dec 17)

Nov 24 - 27 - Campus Closed

Nov 18  Last Day to Drop w/ a "W"

Dec 12 - 18  Finals

 

SPRING 2012 (Feb 6 - Jun 4)

Registration Begins

Nov 14 - 16  Priority Registration

Nov 17 - Dec 11 Continuing Students

Dec 12           New & Returning Students

 

...view complete academic calendar

 

WINTER SESSION

LACC announced they will hold a Winter Session. East, Trade and Valley are also offering Winter Classes.

>>link to all 9 college class schedules

 

 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2  - PROGRAM SCHEDULE  - TO RSVP

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OSHER SCHOLAR

Congratulations to Dental Hygiene student Jennifer Kuo who was awarded the Osher Scholarship for Fall and Spring.

 

Osher Scholarships are awarded to students who have completed 24 or more "degree applicable" semester units, are enrolled at least half time, and have received the BOGG fee waiver. For more information, visit Financial Aid.
 

 

DELLA REESE, THELMA HOUSTON &

OTHERS ENTERTAINED WEST AUDIENCE

Legendary Della Reese kept Grammy-winning Thelma Houston, and a full audience of West students and guests, laughing at last Thursday evening at "Grammy Icons." The event, held in our Fine Arts Theater, was put on in collaboration with the Beverly Hills / Hollywood NACCP and AFTRA. ...see photos & read more

 

 

 

WEST PARTNERS WITH HALL OF FAME PHYSICIAN TO PROMOTE HEALTHY LIVING

Earlier this year, West received an $85,000 grant to increase awareness of Substance Abuse, HIV, and Hepatitis prevention and to promote healthy living behaviors. The grant supports West’s Alcohol and Drugs, Sex & Knowledge (ASK) program. Student Peer Educators (SPE) will be recruited and trained. Dr. Clarence L. Shields and his organization are partnering with West on this effort. Dr. Shields will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Hall of Fame in 2012.. . .read more

 

 

SURVEY: BOOK RENTAL PROGRAM

What do you know? How is it going?

Your feedback is requested. Are we getting the information out? Is the program running well. Let us know...click to take survey

 

 

 

GOT SCRATCH PAPER?

Do you have piles of paper you want to get rid of? Send them to the Learning Center. They need scrap paper for students receiving tutoring and using the Plato lab.

 

 

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL UPDATE

Nov 15: WLAC 61 vs. SWC 70

Shaniqua Patterson   20 pts- 7 rebounds

Annie Currie             12 pts- 15 rebounds

Shaneva Hayward     16 pts- 8 rebounds

 

Nov 18 & 19: Glendale College Tournament

WLAC 42 vs. Ventura 63

Shaneva Hayward     13 pts- 7/7 FTs-

                               5 rebounds

Annie Currie             12 rebounds- 8 pts

WLAC 59 vs. Fullerton College 72

Shaneva Hayward     19 pts- 5 rebounds-

                               9/11 FT's

Shaniqua Patterson14 pts - 3 steals

 

FACULTY / staff EDITION

 

MONDAY

November 21

 

 

ERROR  M. BASKETBALL: vs. Citrus at West - 7:00pm

 

 

 

1:00    Taking Your ETUDES Course to the Next Level

2:15    Portfolio Thinking

3:30    Digital Storytelling Using Omeka

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

TRANSFER CENTER

UPDATES

 

 

tues, nov 22  |  11:00 - 2:00  

Cal state dominguez

application workshop

 

fri, DEC 2 & 9  |  2:00 - 4:00  

Cal state long beach

application workshop

 

 

 STOP BY THE TRANSFER CENTER

  Mon, Nov 21 10am - 4pm                      Tues, Nov 22 1pm - 6pm

  Wed, Nov 23 10am - 2pm                     Mon, Nov 28  10am - 4pm

  Tues, Nov 29  9am - 3pm

 

REPS ON CAMPUS

Tues, Nov 22  | 10:00 - 4:00   CSUDH & CSUN

Wed, Nov 23  | 10:00 - 12:00  ANTIOCH

Tues, Nov 29  | 9:30 - 12:30   CSULB

 

Wed, Nov 30  | 5:30 - 6:30   Pepperdine

Information Workshop in MSA 10

register at https://register.applyyourself.com/?id=pepp-gsb&pid=1296&eID=27064&rid=1

 

 

 

OCT 1 - NOV 30:   FALL 2012

CSU priority application period

 

NOV 1 - NOV 30:   FALL 2012

uc priority application period

 

INTERESTED IN UCLA?

Talk with a UCLA Peer Mentor at the Transfer Center MONDAYS 12:00am – 3:00pm

 

 

MEETINGS: 1:00 Host Cmte - Winlock;  1:00 Curriculum Cmte - PCR;  3:30 Political Science - CE101 


TUESDAY

November 22

 

  VOICE RECITALS  | 9:30AM  |  FA100

 

VOLLEYBALL: vs. Citrus @ Citrus - 7:00pm

M. BASKETBALL: vs. Pierce @ Pierce - 6:00pm

 

 

 

 

 3:30 Poll Everywhere for Classroom Fun! 

RESCHEDULED TO Dec 5 @ 2:15

 

3:30 SESSION RIGHT AFTER SENATE MTG. SNACKS PROVIDED!

Using Common Media for an Ethnographic Semester Project

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

 

EVERY TUESDAY | 10 - Noon

BuildLACCD INTERNSHIPS

Learn more about the paid internship program through BuildLACCD...learn more

 

 

 

 

 

 

   MEETINGS: 10:00 Academic Affairs Mtg - PCR;  12:00 Academi Senate Mtg - Winlock;  1:00 ICC - HLRC 4th Flr;   


WEDNESDAY

November 23

 

 

 VOICE RECITALS  | 9:30AM  |  FA100

 

M. BASKETBALL: vs Cypress at Cypress - 5:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE &

RECOGNIZING UNHEALTHY RELATIONSHIP

Jenesse Center is a year round resource available to West students, faculty and staff who are experiencing violence in their relationships or know someone who is.

THERE IS HELP - For more information on Jenesse, Dating Violence, Recognizing the Sign of an Unhealthy Relationship and more, click here.

 

MEETINGS:  10:00 Counseling Staff Mtg - Winlock; 1:30 Curriculum Cmte - PCR;  2:30 AtD Data Team - HLRC


THURSDAY

November 24            CAMPUS HOLIDAY

 

 

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:  x


FRIDAY

November 25            CAMPUS HOLIDAY      

 

 

 M. BASKETBALL: Condor Classic - Oxnard

 

 

 

 

 

 

   MEETINGS:  x


SATURDAY

November 26            CAMPUS HOLIDAY

 

CALIFORNIA LAWYER OF THE ARTS  |  7:00am  |  FA100

 

 

CROSS COUNTRY: State Championships in Fresno

M. BASKETBALL: Condor Classic - Oxnard

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY

November 27

 

 

 

M. BASKETBALL: Condor Classic

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:    

MONDAY

November 28          

 

 VOICE RECITALS  | 9:30AM  |  FA100

 

 

3:30 Apple Genius Bar @ West

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

 

MEETINGS:  1:30 Planning Cmte - Winlock


 

IN THE NEWS

ATHLETIC FIELD & TRACK CLOSURES (updated Nov 17, 2011)

The Athletic Field & Track are closed to walkers / joggers on Nov. 30  3:00pm - 5:30pm (WildWood School);  Dec. 1 3:00pm - 5:30pm (New Road School);  Sundays 9:00am - 4:00pm (Simon Bolivar Soccer League) and Daily from 1:00 - 3:00 (WLAC Soccer Class).

College and community organizations using the field may close the gates earlier than the times stated above to prepare for their events. Additionally, the events may run over their time slots.

Please check back regularly for updates to the Athletic Field & Track schedule.

The track opens at 6:30am and closes at dark. Personal trainers who charge their clients must rent time on the track or any other athletic facility. Use of the turf field requires a permit.

NAMED 2011 BEST PLACE TO WALK & JOG (Culver City News)  Walkers and joggers are also welcome to use the perimeter of the campus and College Road which connects the campus to Jefferson.

If your dog is with you, please keep him/her on a leash and scope the poop. Thanks!

 

DESTINATION: ACCREDITATION                                                                         NOV 7 UPDATE

West’s self study report, posted at the accreditation webpage -  http://www.wlac.edu/accreditation/index.html - is being completed with input received from Deborah Kaye’s and Alice Taylor’s edits, from Senators who read standards and reported on those to the Senate and from a reading group that worked on October 7th.  The self study report is on the agenda as an action item for both the College Council and the Academic Senate.  On Wednesday, November 30th, we deliver 16 hard copies plus  an electronic copy to the District in preparation for presentation to the Board on December 14th.  Thanks to all who’ve participated in this effort on behalf of our students!

 

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.

 

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!  

 

   

MONEY NEWS

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