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DUE NOV. 9: Achieving the Dream Scholarship ($500) Applications

Additional applications sought. Applicant must:

$ Be a first-time student w/ 15 or more units completed

$ Have a 2.5 GPA or better

$ Have completed the English or Math Assessment
and one Math or English course with a "C" or better

$ Complete the essay requested in application

$ Have a faculty letter of recommendation

> get application

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TRANSFER UPDATES

UC ApplicationUniversity Reps on Campus
Nov 5: UCLA
Nov 6: National
Nov 8: CSUDH
Transfer Workshops
Nov 5 - 4:00pm
Nov 8 - 10:00am



UCLA TAP/Transfer Conference - Fri, Nov 9- Sign up TODAY for the free instructional conference at UCLA for community college students who want to transfer to UCLA

Nov 30 - UC/CSU Application Deadline
Get advice and assistance at the Transfer Center - SSB 4th Floor

 

NOVEMBER IS TRANSFER MONTH
Sport your favorite university
t-shirts, sweatshirts and caps.

 

DATES TO KNOW

CalendarNov 12: Campus Closed - Holiday
Nov 22-25: Campus Closed - Holiday

Spring 2013 Registration Begins
Nov 26
: Priority
Nov 29: Continuing Students
Dec 24: New & Returning Students (campus closed Dec. 24 but online registration available)
...see academic calendar


WARNING -
PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFO

WarningSolicitors were on campus recently in the Free Speech Area offering some a benefit and requesting personal information including Social Security numbers. The Free Speech Area is open to all groups and individuals. Their legitimacy is not verified. So, please be VERY CAUTIOUS about who you give your personal information to. Don't open yourself up to identity theft.

 

 

WILDCAT FOOTBALL NEWS

WEST FOOTBALL PLAYER SHOT OUTSIDE
USC HALLOWEEN PARTY
West footbally player Geno Hall was one of the four wonded in a shooting that broke out at a Halloween party at USC. Currently, he is hospitalized and in critical condition. West Coach Miller is in touch with his family and will keep the campus updates....more information

NAMED CONFERENCE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK Congratulations to West football players Dallas Lopez and Kaylin Ayers named the Pacific Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week on October 29. Lopez is the team quarterback. In a recent game, he completed 28 of 39 passes for 526 yards with 6TDs and 1 interception. In the same game, Ayers, defensive end, had 10 total tackles, 4 sacks, and 3 quarterback hurries.

KUDOS FROM THE WAVE NEWSPAPER
A recent edition of the "Los Angeles Wave" read "West L.A. College had one of the greatest offensive outbursts in the history of junior college football with its 83-7 dismantling of L.A. Southwest last Saturday [Oct 20]. | The 83 points was just six shy of the national record, set by Butler (Kan.) in an 89-0 win over Highland (Kan.) in 2011. The total is believed to be a state record."

 
 
 
 
 

NEW SHOW - RECEPTION THUR, NOV. 15

This WLAC gallery exhibit will feature artists who have shown at prestigious galleries throughout the country and around the world. They include a leading celebrity portraitist and subject of a recent film; an artist featured in “Time Magazine;” and a painter of surreal, iconographic images...learn more

 

gallery exhibit

 

PICS FROM OCTOBER 31

On Halloween afternoon, the ASO and Hispanic Heritage Celebration committee teamed up to sponsor a successful event. Live Latin music, an Ofrenda and cultural foods where shared. Pumpkin bowling and contests for best club booth and best costume were held. In the Fine Art Complex, you could get an early scare in the Haunted Room. Even the track team worked out in-costume...see photos

Oct 31

 

 

 

 

ALUMNI PLAYS BIG ROLE AT CHAPMAN

The "Orange County Register" gave kudo to receiver, and West alumni, Robin Harris who "played a huge role in Chapman's 38-12 victory over La Verne...Harris hauled in a 40-yard touchdown pass and rused for a 75-yard touchdown on an end run"...read more

 


alumni

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

MONDAY

November 5

 

Transfer News  

UC PERSONAL STATEMENT WORKSHOP | 11:30AM | SSB 414
TRANSFER WORKSHOP | 4:00PM | GC 160

UNIVERSITY REPS AT THE TRANSFER CENTER (SSB 340)
UCLA 9:00AM - 3:00PM

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP | 10:30AM | GC 160
Academic Planning & What to Know About "SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS"

 

Faculty Staff  

2012 LEADERSHIP RETREAT PLANNING
2:00pm |
Winlock


TECH FAIR  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for full TechFair schedule
1:00pm -
Getting Your Male Students More Involved
2:15pm - Using Music for Writitng Assignments

EAP  

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER: Good Relationships Take Hard Work ; Helping Your Kids Get Along; Communication Successfully With Older Adults
Nov 1 - Holiday Stress; Nov 7 - Emotional Eating; Nov 15 - Understanding Family Dynamics; Nov 28 - Everyday Budgeting & Saving

Rideshare   RIDESHARE INFO: Helpful information on carpool benefits and links to information on public transportation
MEETINGS:   1:00 Title V -Winlock ; 3:00 Facilities Cmte - SSB 4th flr Multipurpose

TUESDAY

November 6

 

vOTE  

DON'T FORGET TO VOTE!

 

Transfer News  

UNIVERSITY REPS AT THE TRANSFER CENTER (SSB 340)
National University | 10:00AM - 1:00PM

 

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP | 10:30AM | SSB 414
Academic Planning & What to Know About "SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS"

 

Student Workshop  

CARE WORKSHOP | 1:00PM | SSB 4th Flr Multipurpose

 

Blood drive  

BLOOD DRIVE - American Red Cross Mobile in front of MSA

 

Internship  

IS A PAID INTERNSHIP WAITING FOR YOU? Visit the WLAC Personnel Office, SSB 4th Floor | Tuesdays between 10:00am - 1:00pm.
For more info, call Rosalin (310) 925-3330 or click here

 

WILDCAT  

WOMEN'S SOCCER vs. Pierce @ WLAC - 2:00pm

     
MEETINGS:   12:30 Divisional Council - Winlock; 2:30 Turnitin Training - HLRC 4th Flr; 3:00 Academic Senate - PCR

WEDNESDAY

November 7

 

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP | 10:30AM | SSB 414
Academic Planning & What to Know About "SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS"

 

International  

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EVENT | 1:00PM | Library - HLRC 4th Flr

 

cLUB  

BLACK STUDENT UNION | 2:30PM | Winlock

     
WILDCAT  

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL vs. College of the Canyons @ CoC - 7:00pm

   


TECH FAIR  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for full TechFair schedule
1:00pm -
iPhone 101
2:15pm - Weeblyfor Education
3:30pm - Using Google+ in the Classroom

     
MEETINGS:   10:30 Accreditation Focus Group - PCR; 12:00 Business Div - PCR; 1:00 Institutional Effectiveness - SSB 4th Flr Multipurpose

THURSDAY

November 8

 

Transfer News  

UC APPLICATION WORKSHOP | 1:30PM | CE 225
TRANSFER WORKSHOP | 10:00AM | SSB 414

UNIVERSITY REPS AT THE TRANSFER CENTER (SSB 340)
CSUDH | 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Student Workshop  

JOB, READY DRESS sponsored by FIDM | 1:00PM | SSB 414



financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP | 10:30AM | SSB 414
Academic Planning & What to Know About "SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS"

 

TECH FAIR  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for full TechFair schedule
1:00pm - Document Imaging and Conversion
2:15pm - Conflict Resolution: The Five Approaches...

MEETINGS:   10:00 EMC - Winlock; 1:00 Faculty Matters - Winlock

FRIDAY

November 9

   

 

   

 

WILDCAT  

FOOTBALL vs. Santa Barbara @ SBCC - 7:00pm
WOMEN'S SOCCER vs. Citrus @ WLAC - 3:00pm
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL vs. Pierce @ Pierce - 7:00pm
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs. LATTC @ WLAC - 7:00p

MEETINGS:   10:00 FPIP Academic Senate - PCR

SATURDAY

November 10

   


   

 

SUNDAY

November 11

   

 

     
 
 

 

OTHER NEWS

 

 

 

Athletic Field  

ATHLETIC FIELD & TRACK CLOSURES
updated Dec.7, 2011

The Athletic Field & Track are closed to walker / joggers Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm (Simon Bolivar Soccer League) and week days from 1:00 - 3:00pm (WLAC Soccer Class). In January, the track is closed week days from 12:00 - 5:00pm (WLAC Track & Feild practice)

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 regulary for updates to the Athletics 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 Blvd which connect the campus to Jefferson.
If your dog is with you, please keep him/her on a leash and scoop the poop. Thanks.

     
   

 

NEW FOUNTAIN ENHANCES CAMPUS

fountain

Kudos to the Plant Facilities crew for their lovely landscaping and installaton of the new fountain between the CE and SC buildings.

The fountain was donated by West President Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh in memory of his father Shukri S. Abu-Ghazaleh whose voice, he said, is still a strong motivating force in his life.