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TUES, OCT 11 @ 11:00 - ASO Pavillion

MOTORCYCLE DIARIES

This film is a dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara took in his youth showed him his life's calling. Ernesto "Che" Guevara del la Serna was a key figure in the Cuban revolution. His image is a popular symbol of revolution..learn more

 

 

$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

 

 

UNIVERSITY REPS

ON CAMPUS

Visit the

Transfer Center

 

Oct 12

Antioch & U of SF

Oct 13

CSUDH & CSULA

 

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

 

 

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 

WED, OCT 12, 19 & 26: 9:00 - 1:00

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Representatives from the Jenesse Center will be on campus near MSA to provide information and assistance to anyone experiencing domestic violence. Or, get information to share with a friend or loved one who may be experiencing domestic violence....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 

 

EAP NEWS: OCT 2011

EMBRACING DIFFERENCES

-Tolerance

-Disability Etiquette

-Mix it up at Lunch

...read 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. 

 

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.  

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 EDITION

FRIDAY

October 7              

 

CROSS COUNTRY: Conference Preview Meet - 1:00pm

SOCCER: vs. Cuesta @ Cuesta - 4:00pm

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

 

 

 

WEBINAR

9:00    Student Blogs in ETUDES

10:15  Embedding Technology Into Instruction

...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:  10:00 Digital Design Studio Mtg - Winlock;  2:00 YBS - PCR


SATURDAY

October 8

 

 

 

FOOTBALL:    vs. Southwest @ West - 1:00pm

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY

October 9

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:  RDHAP Symposium  
 

MONDAY

October 10

 

 

 

3:30  Using Dropbox to Store Your Documents

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRANSFER CENTER

UPDATES

 

REPS ON CAMPUS FROM

 

Tues, Oct 11 5:00         PEPPERDINE

Wed, Oct 12   10am-12pm   ANTIOCH

Wed, Oct 12   10am-1pm       U. OF SF

Thur, Oct 13   10am-4pm        CSUDH

Thur, Oct 13   1pm-3pm           CSULA

 

Thur, Oct 13  11:30                   CSULA

Information Session in A12-105

 

INTERESTED IN UCLA?

Attend the UCLA TAP / Transfer Conference

Fri., Nov. 18, 8:30am – 3:00pm  

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

 

OCT 1 - NOV 30:   FALL 2012

CSU priority application period

 

NOV 1 - NOV 30:   FALL 2012

uc priority application period

 

 

 

MEETINGS:  3:00 College Joint Council - HLRC 4th Flr


TUESDAY

October 11

 

 

SOCCER:  vs. BYE

 

 

 

 

 3:30   The SLO Assessment Cycle and How to Approach It

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

EVERY TUESDAY | 10 - Noon

BuildLACCD INTERNSHIPS

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

 

 

 

TUES, OCT 11 @ 11:00 - ASO Pavillion

MOTORCYCLE DIARIES

This film is a dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara took in his youth showed him his life's calling. Ernesto "Che" Guevara del la Serna was a key figure in the Cuban revolution. His image is a popular symbol of revolution ..learn more

 

   MEETINGS: 10:00 Academic Affairs - PCR; 12:00 Academic Senate  - Winlock:  3:00 DaVinci Schools - PCR


WEDNESDAY

October 12

 

 

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

 

 

 

1:00  Google+ The Educator's Platform

2:15  Introducing Poster Presentations to Students

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

WED, OCT 12, 19 & 26: 9:00 - 1:00

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Representatives from the Jenesse Center will be on campus to provide information and assistance to anyone experiencing domestic violence. Or, get information to share with a friend or loved one who may be experiencing domestic violence....learn more

 

 

MEETINGS:  8:30 Counseling Interviews - PCR;  10:00 Counseling Staff - Winlock;  1:00 - Leadership Retreat Cmte - Winlock;

                     2:30 AtD Mtg - HLRC 4th Flr


THURSDAY

October 13 

 

 

 

 3:30  ETUDES Users - Let's Talk

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:  10:00 EMC - PCR;  1:00 Adjunct Faculty Mtg - Winlock;   3:00 Foreign Language Instructors - PCR


FRIDAY

October 14              

 

 

CROSS COUNTRY: Mt. Sac Invitational - 10:00am

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

VOLLEYBALL: vs. College of the Canyons @ COC - 7:00pm

 

 

WEBINAR

9:00    What Works in Your Online Class?

...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:  x


SATURDAY

October 15

 

DISTRICT "FAST TRACK" TESTING

7:00am - 3:00pm  |  Fine Arts Theater (FA) ... see map

 

 

FOOTBALL:    vs. Valley @ Valley - 6:00pm

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY

October 16

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:  x  

MONDAY

October 10

 

 

 

3:30  Using Dropbox to Store Your Documents

...view details & complete schedule

 

 

 

 

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