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MON, MAR 28 @ 12:30PM

on The Walk

 

S. Cal ACLU Exec. Director

Romona Ripston

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TOWN HALL MEETING - MON, MAR 28 @ 12:45pm | HLRC 4th Floor 

Dr. Joyce invites faculty and staff to an informational Town Hall meeting. Topics to be discussed include:  Student Access Concerns;  Building Program;  Budget Status;  and Accreditation. Light lunch will be provided

 

Have you completed the annual AQMD Survey. If not, go to https://southcoastcommuter.com/ask/index/28

 

RETIREMENT WORKSHOP - Mar 30

Are you ready for life after retirement?

 

 

 

 

 

Wed, Mar 30 @ 1:00 - HLRC 4th Floor

Family/Friends; Wellness; Relocation; New Identity; Volunteerism; Education...

 

EAP Newsletter  |  Articles Include:

Save A Life By Knowing The Signs

Relationships & the Roseto Effect

Practicing Presence  ...view newsletter

 

 

 

CULVER CITY AGREES TO LET ON-CAMPUS BUS STOP STAY FOR NOW:

The Culver City Council has agreed to allow an on-campus bus stop to stay put and for there to be lesser but adequate bus service for now. Thank you to all who sent letters, emails and Facebook posts to the City Council. Special thanks to those who came to the meeting in person. The continuation of the bus stop and service schedule will be re-examined by the Council for the Fall semester. Your letters of support, addressed to the Culver City Council, for the indefinite retention of an on-campus bus stop and adequate service can be emailed to info@wlac.edu ...read more             ...view Letter from Dr. Joyce

 

 

 

NO 2011 SUMMER SESSION

Regretfully, due to budget cuts, West will not offer a 2011 Summer Session. However, West students may take summer classes at any of the other 8 LACCD colleges...read more

 

 

Become the Student Voice

Applications now available to run for the position of Student Trustee on the LACCD Board of Trustees. Learn more at the ASO Office (A-5) 310-287-4426.

 Applications due March 15, 2011.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to the Career Search

Thur, Mar 24 @ Noon | Assessment Cntr

(A-12 101 next to Financial Aid)

and learn more about this helpful new career exploration tool. Facilitated by Dr. Banday

 

 

Cheerleader Tryouts: Mar 25

Get Ready at Clinic: Mar 14 - 24

Share your talent and show your spirit! Clinic Mar 14 - 24;

Tryouts Mar. 25.

see flyer

 

Cheer on the cheerleaders Sunday, Mar. 20 at Temescal High School in Lake Elsinore...for more info grothet@wlac.edu

 

 

Paid Office Internships

are Waiting for You

On-campus recruiter available each Tuesday. learn more

 

Scholarships $$$$$$$$$

WLAC - Apply by Mar 18

Awarded based on need, merit, activities, life experience and more.

view list of scholarships

 

NHBWA Scholarship $500 - $1000  Applications due March 19

Must have 3.0 GPA or better, Participate in service and demonstrate financial need

 

$1,000: 12 Units in Social Science -

Apply by Mar 25

Learn more at www.aft1521.org. Scroll down to "2011 Scholarships"

 

WILDCAT UPDATE

Congratulations to February's Scholar-Athletes of the Month Donetta Rye (Basketball & Track - 3.0GPA) and Mouhamed Diop (Basketball - 3.31GPA)...read more.

 

BASEBALL RACKING UP VICTORIES

West  4 - San Diego 3

West 7 - Harbor 2

West 3 - Canyons 2

 

 

FACULTY EDITION: MARCH 14 -  March 20

 

MONDAY

March 14  

 

Women's History Month

Monday - Thursday 12:30 - 2:30pm

Enjoy music on "The Walk" celebrating Women in Music

 

Women's History Month

GUEST LECTURE: Dr. Pool - "Global Female Composers"

12:35pm  |  Fine Arts Theater

view calendar

 

Hamilton High Visits West

 

TRANSFER CENTER (A-13)

Meet with reps from

UCLA | 10:00am - 2:00pm

 

 

 

9:30am   ePortfolios Using eFolio

2:15pm   Working in the Cloud: Best Online Services

              for Storing and Sharing Your Data

3:30pm   iPhoto 4U & More!

Learn more at http://www.wlac.edu/techfair

 

TRANSFER CENTER NEWS

Unless otherwise noted, representatives from the following colleges will be available in the

Transfer Center (A13), next to Admissions

 

Pepperdine University Bachelor’s Completion Program Information Session

Thursday, March 17
5:30- 7:00 p.m. Room: ATA-128

RSVP: mbabsm@pepperdine.edu

Phone: (888) 339-0109

 

Are you interested in teaching Math or Science?  Math & Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI) Day With CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY DOMINGUEZ HILLS

Thursday, March 17
10:00a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Location: President Lane

 

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY DOMINGUEZ HILLS (CSUDH)

What Next Workshop

Thursday, March 24, 2011

11:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: (PCR)

 

 

MEETINGS:  3:00 Black History Month Cmte - PCR;   3:30 Title V - FA 340


TUESDAY

March 15

 

 

TOASTMASTERS

Gain more confidence speaking in front of others

Tuesday | Noon | A6  for info: (310) 287-4537


  Men's Baseball- vs Glendale @ West  2:30pm

 

 

 

3:30 Affordable Reading Systems and Screen Readers

Learn more at http://www.wlac.edu/techfair

 

TODAY

6:30pm - Fine Arts Theater

EVA PERÓN: THE TRUE STORY

Poverty, personality, passion, and power.  All these belonged to Eva Peron.  An amazing and complex woman, Eva left an impoverished childhood behind to rise to fame as the wife of Juan Peron, popular President of Argentina.  Loved by her people, but hated by the elite...more in the calendar

   MEETINGS:  10:00 ADA Self Evaluation -Winlock ; 10:00 Deans Mtg - PCR;  1:00 HOA Mtg - PCR;  1:30 Accreditation Cmte - Winlock;  5:00 WISE - Winlock; 

 


WEDNESDAY

March 16

 

TRANSFER CENTER (A-13)

Meet with reps from

CSULA | 10:30am - 1:00pm

CSULA | 10:00am - 4:00pm

 

          

1:00 Money Saving Tips for Using Online Tools

Learn more at http://www.wlac.edu/techfair

 

 

 

 

TODAY

6:30pm - ATA 128

CARMEN

A story of lust, betrayal, and seduction.  One of the world’s most popular stories brought to seductive life—about the sexual and bewitching Gypsy woman with a fiery temper and the ability to corrupt any man.

...more in the calendar

 

 

MEETINGS:  10:00 Counseling Staff Mtg - Winlock;  1:00 Program Review - PCR;  1:00 Honors Presentations - B5 103; 


THURSDAY

March 17

 

 

TRANSFER CENTER (A-13)

Meet with reps from

CSUDH Math Science Teacher Initiative Day

are you interested in being a math/science teacher?

10:00am - 1:00pm

 

            PEPPERDINE Bachelor's Completion Program

            5:30am - 7:00pm  |  ATA 128

 

 

 

  Men's Baseball- vs Valley @ Valley  2:30pm

 

 

 

FACULTY/STAFF YOGA is back!

                      8:00am - 9:00am | FA 104

 

 

 

1:00 Completing Your Program Review Annual Update

3:30 Career Pathways Mapping

Learn more at http://www.wlac.edu/techfair

 

 

 

ST. PATRICK'S DAY With Latin Flavor (Literally)

Today: 11:30 - 2:00

           on The Walk

Enjoy Pupusas &

St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes

    What Are Pupusas?

A thick tortilla filled with ground sausage, cheese & pinto beans or just cheese.

a Puente Club Fundraiser

 

 

 

TODAY

 

6:30pm - Fine Arts Theater

 

SENSE & SENSIBILITY

 

Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant star in this captivating romantic comedy that swept the Ten Best lists and won the Golden Globe Award as Best Picture ...more in the calendar

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:  1:00 AFT - Winlock; 


FRIDAY

March 18

 

 

 

WEBINAR

10:00 Computer Security Practices and Techniques

Learn more at http://www.wlac.edu/techfair

 

  

Track & Field- at College of the Canyons

 

 

   MEETINGS:  8:00 Big Belly Trash Cans - Winlock;  9:00 Dale Carnegie - PCR


SATURDAY

March 19

 

 

Men's Baseball-

vs. Mission @ Mission  1:00pm

 

DISTRICT TESTING  | 7:00AM  |  FINE ARTS THEATER

 

 

 

SUNDAY

March 20

 

 

 

  MEETINGS:    
 

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DATES
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KNOW

EVENTS

Last Day To...

Health Fair................................Mar 30 see flyer

Blood Drive...............................Mar 30 see flyer

HOLIDAY..................................Mar 31

SPRING BREAK........................Apr 18 - 25 classes resume Apr 26

Drop Classes w "W"...................May 6

click for full Academic Calendar

 

 


IN THE NEWS

 

 

 

Culver City Agrees to Keep On-Campus Bus Stop For Now

At the March 7 Culver City Council meeting,  the Council agreed to allow an on-campus bus stop to stay put and for there to be lesser but adequate bus service to the on campus. The decision was reached after many testimonials from local home owners and West students, faculty, staff, administrators and other supporters. Thank you to all who sent letters, emails and Facebook posts to the City Council. Special thanks to those who came to the meeting in person to show support and speak. The continuation of the bus stop and service schedule will be re-examined by the Council for the Fall semester.

 

Your letters of support, addressed to the Culver City Council, for the indefinite retention of an on-campus bus stop and adequate service can be emailed to info@wlac.edu

 

BACKGROUND: On Monday, March 7, the Culver City Council considered reducing or eliminating the on-campus service they provide to West Los Angeles College. The matter was considered largely due to pressure from some neighbors in the Lakeview Home Owners Association.

 

In an effort to give some satisfaction to the neighbors but still provide on-campus service to West, the Culver City Transit District proposed a 50% reduction of buses entering the campus. With the Transit District, West looked at times and days where service was most critical and where it was less needed. The Transit District incorporated a number of our requests into their recommendation.  While we do not view the recommendation as optimal, we believe it is acceptable and shows a good faith effort to accommodate our neighbors.

 

View Letter from Dr. Joyce

 

 

NO 2011 SUMMER SESSION

Regretfully, due to budget cuts, West will not offer a 2011 Summer Session. However, West students may take summer classes at any of the other 8 LACCD colleges...read more Southwest, Pierce and East have confirmed that they are offering summer sessions. Find class schedules for all of the LACCD colleges at  http://www.lacolleges.net/class_offerings/

 

West 2011 Fall Class Schedule expected in April. Watch home page for announcement.

 

To learn more about the Governor's tax extension proposal and how it will impact pending budget cuts to the California Community Colleges, visit http://www.cnbc.com/id/32303042  http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2011/02/14/otm-california-faces-massive-cuts-if-taxes-fail/

 

 

 

Professor Boutry's TV Episode Airs &

She is Lauded in Inside Higher Education for Presentation

Children’s cable network The Hub aired “The Haunting: The Series” in January. Dr. Boutry is a writer for the series. Additionally, Inside Higher Ed lauded the professor for a recent presentation. “[Prof. Boutry] offered the ultimate in concrete evidence during a discussion at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association about English pedagogy at community colleges. When students filled out their course evaluations, three wrote that they had gotten tattoos that read “fear no more,” a key phrase from the [Virginia Woolf] novel.” Read the complete article at (http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/01/12/teaching_literature_at_community_colleges)

 


 

 

PAID INTERNSHIPS

Build LACCD is connecting LACCD students to internships with vendors connected to the construction efforts occurring throughout the District. All internships are OFFICE ASSIGNMENTS. Most are paid. Special opportunities include filmmaking opportunities, 3-D graphics development and computer programming. Find out what is available for you from Recruiter Roslin Dear, 10am - Noon on Tuesdays in A-13 next to Counseling. You can also reach Ms. Dear at (323) 432-3955 or RoslinDear@PVJobs.org.

 

WLAC Scholarships - Apply by Mar 18

Awarded based on need, merit, activities, life experience and more.

view list of scholarships

 

NHBWA Scholarship $500 - $1000  Applications due March 19

Must have 3.0 GPA or better, Participate in service and demonstrate financial need

 

$1,000: 12 Units in Social Science - Apply by Mar 25

The Los Angeles College Faculty Guild AFT is offering $1,000 scholarships to full-time students who have completed 12 or more units in social science courses. Learn more at www.aft1521.org. Scroll down to "2011 Scholarships"

 

 

Book Rental Program Expanded

...learn more

 


 

WILDCATS UPDATE

SCHOLAR-ATHLETES OF THE MONTH - FEBRUARY 2011:

 

Donetta Rye - Women's Basketball & Track  (3.0 GPA)
Donetta is a graduate of Crenshaw High School and a second year student-athlete at West.  She has been a successful dual sport athlete in both Women’s Basketball and Track and Field.  Donetta is a multidimensional competitor who was selected Honorable Mention All Conference in Basketball, while leading the team in scoring at 10.6 ppg.  During the 2009 spring track season she won the conference Long Jump event and qualified for the So Cal Championships in both the Long and Triple Jump.  For her efforts she was named to the Western State Conference All-Conference team.....read more

 

 

 

Mouhamed Diop - Men's Basketball  (3.31 GPA)
Mouhamed is a 2006 graduate of the Lycee Malick-Sall school in his home town of Louga, Senegal, Africa.  He is fluent in French, English and Arabic and also speaks a rare Senegalese dialect called Wolof, which is only spoken in Senegal.  While growing up Mouhamed played soccer, and only started playing competitive basketball after arriving in America four years ago.  Since that time he has improved tremendously and this 6’8” 200 lb athlete has become an imposing defensive player in the middle for the Wildcats.  He has great speed, and his long arms and athletic timing have enabled him to consistently be one of the top shot blockers in the Western State Conference.  He ended up 11th in the conference ...read more

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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