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LET'S SPEND $80K!

We've got $80,000 and we're not afraid to spend it. Help us determine how this WLAC Foundation fund should be spent.

 

PROPOSALS DUE BY OCT. 28, 2011

>> Learn more

>> Proposal submission form

While West will not offer a Winter session this year due to budget cuts, students will still receive a Winter registration appointment date. This appointment date can be used at one of our sister campuses offering a Winter session including East Los Angeles College, Trade Tech and Valley. Winter registration begins: Priority - Oct 24; Continuing - Oct 27; New & Returning - Nov 7

 

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TUES, OCT 18: TRAIN TO WORK IN THE SOLAR / ENERGY EFFICIENCY INDUSTRIES

40 Hours of FREE Career Training in Solar Sales

Solar Sales Career Exploration

Technical Aspects of Solar Panel Installation. Bridge to advanced training and/or employment...learn more

 

THUR, OCT 20:  LEARN ABOUT

OUR PARALEGAL PROGRAM

At 6:00 pm in A-9 near Admissions, learn how you can prepare for a career in paralegal through West's ABA-Approved paralegal program. Instructors are experienced paralegals, attorneys and judges...learn more

 

UNIVERSITY REPS

ON CAMPUS

Visit the

Transfer Center

Oct 18

CSUN

Oct 19

UCLA Antioch, U of Phoenix

Oct 20

                               Mt St Mary's

 

See the "Transfer Center Updates" below for more details.

 

WILDCATS UPDATE

3 CONSECUTIVE WINS!

Wildcats football defeated Valley on Saturday (10/15) 28 to 26. This is their third consecutive victory making them undefeated in conference play.

 

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$10,000 FOR STUDENTS

TAKING ONLINE CLASSES

Students who are single parents and enrolled in one of our fully or partially online degree programs qualify to apply for this scholarship...learn more

RESUME WORKSHOP:

OCT 25 @ 5:30

This  comprehensive workshop in D-107 is for students majoring in accounting, business, finance, management, marketing, paralegal studies and real estate. Space is limited. RSVP to Jacobson@WLAC.edu

Have you joined the Business Division's Yahoo group to received job postings?...learn more 

 

BENEFITS OPEN ENROLLMENT

OCT 10 - NOV 4

To change your benefits plans, update dependents, elect voluntary life insurance, etc, log in to http://Portal.LACCD.edu. Permanent employees who do not wish to make changes do NOT need to log in. Adjunct faculty enrolled in the POP MUST RE-ENROLL. Insurance provider representatives will be on campus OCT 25, 12:00 - 2:00 MSA 005 . . . learn more.  

 

WEST NAMED

BEST PLACE TO WALK & JOG!

Readers of the "Culver City News" have voted West the "2011 Best Place to Walk & Jog." A special blurb about West will run in the "Best of Culver City 2011 Magazine" inside the "Culver City News" in November. 

 

WEST RECEIVES $2.4 MILLION TO

INCREASE AFRICAN AMERICAN

STUDENT SUCCESS

LEARN (Leading & Energizing African American Students through Research and Knowledge) received a 4-year grant to continue its efforts to assist those African American students who enter college underprepared to succeed. Students at target high school and middle schools will also benefit from the program's activities . . . learn more.  

DESTINATION: ACCREDITATION

OCT 10 UPDATE: A number of faculty members have volunteered to lead sections of the Accreditation Self-Study Report and will take their reports to the Academic Senate Meeting on Tuesday, October 11. The Senate has the report as an action item for its October 25 meeting. On Friday, October 14, a group of faculty and administrators will read through the entire report for consistency across the standards.

 

FACULTY / staff EDITION

MONDAY

October 17

 

 

 

1:00 Why I Started a Blog CANCELLED

NEW -- 1:00 How to Access Budget,

            Personnel, and Instructional Data in

            SAP and Business Warehouse

2:15 Educational Applications for the iPad

3:30 iPhoto 4U & More!

 

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

EAP NEWS: OCT 2011

EMBRACING DIFFERENCES

-Tolerance

-Disability Etiquette

-Mix it up at Lunch

...read more

 

 

 

 

TRANSFER CENTER

UPDATES

TRANFER CENTER OPEN HOUSE

WED: 1 - 6PM & THUR: 10 - 3PM

 

REPS ON CAMPUS

Tues, Oct 18  10am - 1pm               CSUN

Wed, Oct 19   10am - 12pm       ANTIOCH

Wed, Oct 19   10:30 - 1pm   U of Phoenix

Thur, Oct 20   9pm - 1pm                  UCLA

Thur, Oct 20   10am - 1pm    Mt St Mary's

 

 

OCT 1 - NOV 30:   FALL 2012

CSU priority application period

 

NOV 1 - NOV 30:   FALL 2012

uc priority application period

 

 

INTERESTED IN UCLA?

Attend UCLA Transfer Day

Sat, Nov 5, 9:30am – 2:00pm at UCLA  

RSVP required www.admissions.ucla.edu/UCLAEvents/transferconference/

Attend the UCLA TAP / Transfer Conference

Fri., Nov. 18, 8:30am – 3:00pm  

Register at www.tap.ucla.edu/conference.htm

 

CAL STATE LONG BEACH  Admissions Wrkshps

Oct 21, Nov 4 & 18, 2:00pm – 4:30pm at CSULB  

RSVP to www.outreach.csulb.edu

 

LOYOLA MARYMOUNT  Transfer Preview Day

Oct 28 & Nov 11, 9:00am – 1:30pm at Loyola  

RSVP to www.transfer@lmu.edu

 

 

MEETINGS: 1:00 Technical Review Cur. Cmte - PCR; 1:00 Leadership Retreat - Winlock


TUESDAY

October 18

 

 

SOCCER:  vs. Santa Barbara at Santa Barbara - 7:00pm

 

 

 

 

  10:00  ePortfolios Using eFolio: An Introduction 

  3:30   DegreeWorks

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EVERY TUESDAY | 10 - Noon

BuildLACCD INTERNSHIPS

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

 

 

 

TUES, OCT 18: TRAIN TO WORK IN THE SOLAR / ENERGY EFFICIENCY INDUSTRIES

40 Hours of FREE Career Training in Solar Sales

Solar Sales Career Exploration

Technical Aspects of Solar Panel Installation

Bridge to advanced training and/or employment...learn more

 

   MEETINGS: 9:00 Articulation Mtg - PCR;  10:00 Academic Affairs - PCR; 1:00 Transfer Cmte - PCR; 1:00 Accreditation Cmte - Winlock; 

                      3::00 Senate Exec Cmte - PCR


WEDNESDAY

October 19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Jenesse Center Presents

Be So You Workshop  | 10:45am  | FA Theater

The Jenesse Center provides counseling and assistance to people experiencing domestic violence and dating violence....learn more 

 

 

 

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

 

 

3:30  Apple Genius Bar @ West

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

MEETINGS:  9:00 LAIAD Mtg - PCR; 10:00 Counseling Mtg - Winlock;  11:00 Campus Events - PCR; 1:00 Program Review - PCR;

                    1:30 Distance Ed Cmte - Winlock


THURSDAY

October 20 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR

ABA-APPROVED PARALEGAL PROGRAM

At 6:00 pm in A-9 near Admissions, learn how you can prepare for a career in paralegal through West's ABA-Approved paralegal program. Instructors are experienced paralegals, attorneys and judges...learn more

 

Personnel Workshop  | 8:15 - 10:15 |  Winlock

Personnel Commission Hours | 10:00 - 12:30  |  PCR

 

 

 10:00  ePortfolios Using eFolio: Beyond the Basics

...view details & complete schedule

 

  MEETINGS:  x


FRIDAY

October 21              

 

 

CROSS COUNTRY: Conf Championships at Cuest College - 12:00pm

SOCCER: vs. Ventura @ West - 4:00pm

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

 

 

WEBINAR

9:00    Intro to ETUDES-NG: West's Course Management System

10:15  Using Live Video Sessions to Engage Online Students &

          Schedule Virtual Office Hours

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

 

   MEETINGS:  8:30 CSSO - HLRC 4th Flr;  10:30 MPTV - PCR


SATURDAY

October 22

 

DISTRICT TESTING 

Fine Arts Theater (Park in S. Parking Structure)...view campus map

 

 

FOOTBALL:    vs. Glendale @ Glendale - 7:00pm

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY

October 23

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:  x  

MONDAY

October 24

 

 

 

3:30  Backwards Design for Creating Learning Plans

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

POETRY, ESSAYS, MUSIC & MORE

Enjoy the Fall 2011 edition of "WEST Online Magazine" - Students, Faculty & Guest Artists share their poems, essays, music and more.

 

 

 

MEETINGS:  1:00 (Tentative) Leadership Retreat Cmte - Winlock


 

IN THE NEWS

 

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!  

      

ATTENTION TRANSFER BOUND STUDENTS

Are you applying to the UC system for Fall 2012?  You may be eligible for a UC TAG.  The application period to complete your TAG is Sept.1-Sept.30,2011.  Go to uctag.universityofcalifornia.edu to submit your application.  Stop by the transfer center in A13 for details.

 

Interested in UCLA?  Attend the UCLA TAP / Transfer Conference

                                Friday, November 18, 2011   8:30am – 3:00pm  

                                Register at www.tap.ucla.edu/conference.htm

 

FALL 2012 priority application period for CSU system is Oct.1-Nov.30, 2011.

FALL 2012 priority application period for UC system is Nov.1-Nov.30, 2011.

 

 

   

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

 

 

 

DESTINATION: ACCREDITATION

 

 

September 19 Update

This Tuesday, Sept. 20th, the Accreditation Steering Committee meets to consider the input/feedback received on the draft responses.  We continue to refine the drafts, verifying documentation and evidence to support our self study.  The timeline specifies Monday, October 3rd for a final draft to be posted at the webpage at  http://www.wlac.edu/accreditation/index.html, read, discussed and signed off by all college constituencies in October.  Please join us in ensuring that West’s accreditation is re-affirmed for our students.

 

DATES TO REMEMBER:

December 7, 2011: Final Self Study presented to Board of Trustees for approval     March 12 - 15: Site Visit