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FREE FLU SHOTS FOR STUDENTS

Flu ShotFlu season is coming. Protect yourself by getting vacinated on WED, OCT 10 from 10AM - 2PM in front of the Student Health Center. 100 shots are available free to West students on a first-come / first-serve basis


 

VETS - OUR CLUB WANTS YOU

Veteran's ClubSpend some time with fellow vets who have been there, done that. Learn more by emailing westvertansclub@yahoo.com

 

WED, OCT 10: LEARN MORE ABOUT
OUR FILM/TV PRODUCTION PROGRAM

Film TV Production ProgramWest offers a unique production program which trains students to enter behind the scenes entertainment jobs including Grip/Craftservice; Set Dressing; Stagecraft; Camera Loader; Apprentice Editor; Costume Manufacturing; Set Lighting and more. The program has been praised by KCET and the LA Times...see video and article
Wed, Oct 10 @ 12:30 p.m. | ATA 128

 
 
 
 
 

TRANSFER UPDATES

Transfer CenterOn campus this week:
10/8 CSUN
10/9 CSULA, UCLA
10/10 Antioch, National
Fri, Nov 30
UC & CSU Applications Due
Oct 24 or 25
Mandatory Transfer Honors Orientation ... see flyer

UNIVERSITY FIELD TRIP - Sign Up Today!

UCSD Field TripTRiO / SSS invites all students to sign up for a field trip to California State University Channel Islands. The excursion is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5 | 7:50AM - 3:30PM
Transporation will be provided. Tour the campus, learn about the programs, and meet with campus representatives. Limited number of spaces available. Sign up in the TRiO / SSS office in A4 in the north east corner of campus.

 

$500 SCHOLARSHIPS - Apply by Oct 10

ScholarshipThe CCCSFAAA invites ALL students to apply for $500 scholarships. Complete a simple application form and attach a personal statement. DUE OCT 10 to the Financial Aid Office.

 

ARE YOU AN AB 540 STUDENT?

CA Dream ActAB 540 Students are undocument students who do not have to pay non-resident tuition. AB 540 students are also able to apply for a variety of Financial Aid including Cal Grants. Click here to find out if you qualify for AB 540 status and financial aid and support services assistance.

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER
SCHOLAR-ATHLETES OF THE MONTH

Athletes of the MonthCongratulations to Francisca Chamu and Arshaad Rahh. Francisca is a member of the Cross Country and Track & Field teams. She hold the college's record for the Steeplechase event and currently has a 3.27 GPA. She will graduate this Spring and transfer to a university. Her goal is to become a Criminal Forensic Psychologist.

Arshaad is also on the Track team. He is currently ranked as the number two runner on the West Men's Cross Country Team and is ranked 13th in the Southern CA Community College running polls. He boasts a 3.38 GPA and will graduate then transfer in June 2013. He is majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Systems.

 
 
 
 
 

HELP FOR STRESS | DEPRESSION | GRIEF |
FAMILY CONFLICTS

StressedThe Student Health Center in A-9 offers FREE short-term therapy and referrals to help students deal with depression, relationship issues, anxiety, stress, family conflicts, domestic violence, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts, grief, alternative lifestyle, parenting, time management and more...Visit A-9 or call 310.287.4478 for more information...flyer

 

HELP WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. West partners with Jenesse Center to provide help and intervention for individuals and families in need. Jenesse takes a holistic approach which includes counseling for men and women, shelter, childcare, legal assistance and more. They also provide a 24/7 hotline at 1-800-479-7328. services flyer | web site | Real Talk

 

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
INVITED TO GUEST LECTURE

Steve AggersFor a third year, Athletics Director Steve Aggers was invited to be a guest presenter at Pepperdine University for an Advanced Coaching Theory class. The professor for the class is Dr. Marv Dunphy who has numerous accolades including coaching teams that won Olympic medals and 4 NCAA Men's Volleyball titles.

         

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

MONDAY

October 8

 

Transfer  

Meet University Representatives at the Transfer Center (SSB 3rd Floor)
CSUN | 10am - 2pm

EAP   SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER: Good Relationships Take Hard Work ; Helping Your Kids Get Along; Communication Successfully With Older Adults
OCTOBER WEBINARS: Healing Through Grief (Oct 4); Bully-Proofing Your Child (Oct 10); Raising Confident Kids (Oct 15); Be Your Own Best Friend (Oct 24)
Techfair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for full TechFair schedule
3:30pm - Peer-to-Peer Learning and Library Research: Let's Chat!

     
MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

October 9

 

Transfer   Meet University Representatives at the Transfer Center (SSB 3rd Floor)
UCLA | 9am - 3pm & CSULA | 10am - 2pm
Athletics   WOMEN'S SOCCER vs. College of Canyons @ WLAC - 2:00pm
Techfair   FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for full TechFair schedule
3:30pm -
Are They Watching Your Videos? Make Sures
     
MEETINGS:   12:30 Academic Senate - Winlock; 3:30 Hispanic Heritage Cmte - PCR

WEDNESDAY

October 10

 

   

 

Transfer   Meet University Representatives at the Transfer Center (SSB 3rd Floor)
Antioch & National | 10am - 1pm
Techfair  

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

Athletics   VOLLEYBALL vs. SMC @ SMC - 7:00pm
MEETINGS:   10:30 Accreditation Focus Grp - PCR; 12:00 LA Chamber of Com - SSB 4th Flr Multipurpose; 2:30 ATD Core - Winlock;

THURSDAY

October 11

 

   

 

     
Techfair   FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for full TechFair schedule
1:00pm -
Using Free, Online Teaching Resources in the Sciences
2:15pm - PowerPoint 101: How to Create Effective Powerpoint
3:30pm - Google Voice
MEETINGS:   10:00 EMC - Winlock; 1:00 Dental Hygiene - Winlock;

FRIDAY

October 12

   

 

Athletics  

CROSS COUNTRY Mt. SAC Invitational @ Mt. SAC, Walnut - 10:00am
WOMEN'S SOCCER vs. Pierce @ Pierce - 4:00pm
VOLLEYBALL vs. College of the Canyons @ CoC - 7:00pm

     
     
Techfair   FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for full TechFair schedule
WEBINAR 10:15am - What's Wrong With My Computer?
   

 

MEETINGS:   8:00 Info Tech Council- SSB 4th Flr Multipurpose;

SATURDAY

October 13

   

 

Athletics  

FOOTBALL vs. Glendale @ Glendale - 6:00pm

   


 

SUNDAY

October 14

   

 

     

MONDAY

October 15

 

   

 

EAP   SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER: Good Relationships Take Hard Work ; Helping Your Kids Get Along; Communication Successfully With Older Adults
OCTOBER WEBINARS: Healing Through Grief (Oct 4); Bully-Proofing Your Child (Oct 10); Raising Confident Kids (Oct 15); Be Your Own Best Friend (Oct 24)
Techfair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for full TechFair schedule
2:15pm -
Easy and Fast Website Design
3:30pm -
Peer-to-Peer Learning and Library Research: Let's Chat!

MEETINGS:   x
 

 

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.