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DATES TO KNOW
STAFFx ACCREDITATION xINFO SESSION....FEB 24
ACCREDITATION TEAM VISIT.................MAR 12 - 15

FEB 5................Last Day to Add Classes Online
FEB 17 - 20.................................Campus Holiday
FEB 21......................Last Day to Drop w/ No Fee
MAR 2.........................Last Day to Drop w/o a "W"
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SPECIAL HOURS
ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID, COUNSELING

JAN 30 - FEB 16
M-Th 8:30am - 7:00pm       F 8:30am - 2:00pm
Sat 9:00am - 1:00pm (Feb 4 & 11)

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NEW FOOD COURT COMING -
WIN $50 GIFT CARD!!

Food CourtSoon West will have a food court with varied offerings including American, Chinese, Italian and Mexican fare.

But the food court needs a name. Enter the contest to suggest a name. The winner will receive a $50 dining gift card. Submission deadline is Feb 19...learn more

 

WEST SCHOLARSHIPS -
APPLY TODAY

ScholarshipEach year, the WLAC Foundation awards scores of scholarships to students. Depending on the scholarship, awards may be based on any of the following: major; GPA; community service; overcoming an obstacle; financial need; ethnic/culture background; etc. Applications are due March 16...click to view scholarship descriptions and application.

 
AFRICAN AMERICAN
HISTORY MONTH

AAHM THIS WEEK: Slave Culture - An Exploration of Music & Litrature; Tales of Timbuktu - West Africa is Not Just About Slave Castles MOVIES: Barack Obama...; Buena Vista Social Club; The Last King of Scotland, When the Lion Wrote History. . . view full calendar here.

View the lyrics and hear "Lift Every Voice," the Black National Anthem. . . click here

 
 
 
 
 

EARN A HIGHER SCORE ON THE
PLACEMENT EXAM

placementThe Learning Center can help you prepare for the Math & English placement test.

A low score on placement test administered by the WLAC Assessment Office means you must take pre-college level math and English courses. It can also prevent you from enrolling in other classes which have a high assesment score or the completion of college-level math and English classes as a prerequisite...learn more

 

AFT SCHOLARSHIPS - $1,000

ScholarshipMarch 30 is the deadline to apply for AFT scholarships. Applicants must have at least 12 units with a grade of "B" or better in Social Science courses (History, Sociology, Political Science, Cultural Anthropology, Psychology). To learn more and apply, click here.

EOPS / CARE STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Qualified students may receive $175 toward school-related expenses...learn more

 

FROM THE TRANSFER CENTER

transferReps on Campus This Week
Feb 13: CSUN & National U.
Feb 14: CSULA

Other News:Cal State East Bay accepting undergrad applications for upper-division transfer students for Summer 2012. Quarter applications accepted through May 1. See list of open majors at www.CSUMentor.edu. For students interested in the impacted Business Admin program, there is a supplemental application accepted through April 12 www.CSUEastBay.edu/cbe

         
 
 
 
 
 

PARALEGAL EVENTS

ParalegalFEB 16 @ 6:00PM Info Session
Feb 22 5:30 Networking 6:30 Program
An Ethics Continuing Education (CLE) Program
Are you in compliance with the Law? What Every California Attorney and Paralegal Should Already Know About Business & Professions Code 6450-6456
...learn more

 

DON'T MISS THE DEADLINE + NEW RULE

Cal GrantsMarch 2 is the priority deadline to apply for a 2012-2013 Cal Grant. A copy of your Federal Tax Return is NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE documentation. You will need an IRS transcript. Learn more about this and other changes to financial aid including new requirements for Pell Grants in the Spring Welcome Week Magazine, or click here.

 

KUDOS TO ART PROF. MICHAEL ARATA!

Prof. ArataA reviewer for the Huffington Post gave Professor Michael Arata's recent solo show glowing reviews - "...an amazing mid-career retrospective of an underappreciated, under-exhibited local treasure...The show revealed the artist to be a paragon of non-stop investigation of the boundry between the acceptable and the abject." Arata is the chair of West's Humanities & Fine Arts division....read review

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

MONDAY

February 13

AAHM  

African/Caribbean Attire Day
FILM: When the Lion Wrote History (the life of Frederick Douglas) | 9:30am, 11:00am & 5:00pm
... see AAHM calendar

Transfer  

UNIVERSITY REPS ON CAMPUS TODAY at the Transfer Center
CSUN; National University

 

EAP News   READ THE LASTEST EAP NEWS: Food for Thought - 10 Brian Foods; Rethinking Positive Thinking; Seperate Work from Life; What You Think, You Become...view newsletter
     
     
MEETINGS:   1:00 Accreditation Planning - PCR

TUESDAY

February 14

     
AAHM  

FILM: Glory (about the first formal all African American unit in the Civil War) | 1:00pm
FILM: Barack Obama: The Man and His Journey | 3:00pm
... see AAHM calendar

Transfer   UNIVERSITY REPS ON CAMPUS TODAY at the Transfer Center
Cal State Los Angeles
    HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!
     
MEETINGS:   10:00 Academic Affairs Staff - PCR; 12:00 Academic Senate - Winlock; 1:00 ICC Council - HLRC 4th Flr

WEDNESDAY

February 15

     
AAHM   SLAVE CULTURE: AN EXPLORATION OF MUSIC & LITERATURE | 9:00am, 11:00am, 5:00pm
FILM: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner | TBA
... see AAHM calendar
     
mascot   W. BASKETBALL vs. Citrus @ Citrus - 5:00pm (as of Feb. 13, the Women's record was Overall 13-11, Conference 5-5)
M. BASKETBALL vs. Citrus @ Citrus - 7:00pm
     
MEETINGS:   1:00 Program Review - PCR; 1:30 Distance Ed Cmte - Winlock

THURSDAY

February 16

     
AAHM   FILM:The Buena Vista Social Club (about Cuban musicians and life after Castro) | 1:00pm
FILM: The Last King of Scotland (about the brutal regime of Uganda dictator Edi Amin) | 3:00
LECTURE: Tales of Timbuktu - West Africa is not just about slave castles | 3:30
... see AAHM calendar
international   INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS EVENT | 1:00pm | HLRC 4th Flr
paralegal  

PARALEGAL INFO SESSION | 6:00pm | ATA 128
Learn more about our ABA-Approved Paralegal program and the profession...read more

PUENTE PROJECT MENTOR ORIENTATION | 5:00pm | Winlock in HLRC

   

ADJUNCT FACULTY ORIENTATION | 5:00-7:00pm | HLRC 4th Flr

MEETINGS:   10:00 Project Learn Mtg - PCR; 11:30 College Citizen's Oversight -Winlock ; 3:00 Ed Policies - PCR

FRIDAY

February 17

   

CAMPUS HOLIDAY

mascot   BASEBALL vs. San Diego @ SD - 2:00pm
     
     
     
MEETINGS:   X

SATURDAY

February 18

   

CAMPUS HOLIDAY

mascot  

W. BASKETBALL vs. Bakersfield @ WLAC - 5:00pm
M. BASKETBALL vs. Bakersfield @ WLAC - 7:00pm
BASEBALL vs West Hills @ WLAC - 11:00am
TRACK & FIELD at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational in Pomona

SUNDAY

February 19

   

CAMPUS HOLIDAY

     


MONDAY

February 20

   

CAMPUS HOLIDAY

     
EAP News   READ THE LASTEST EAP NEWS: Food for Thought - 10 Brian Foods; Rethinking Positive Thinking; Seperate Work from Life; What You Think, You Become...view newsletter
     
     
MEETINGS:   1:00 Accreditation Planning - PCR

TUESDAY

February 21

     
AAHM   AFRICAN MARKETPLACE -- FEB 21 - 23
FILM: Against the Odds - The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
FILM: Freedom Riders | 1:00pm
LECTURE: Legacy of Willy Lynch - Does it Threaten the Survival of the Race? | 1:00pm
... see AAHM calendar
     
DEADLINE  

LAST DAY TO Drop w/ No Fee...

dropping after this date will count as attempting the class. Student may only attempt a class 3 times. Learn more about this new policy

     
MEETINGS:   10:00 Academic Affairs Staff - PCR; 10:00 Mock Accreditation Visit - HLRC 4th Flr; 1:00 Transfer Cmte -PCR ; Accrediation Steering - Winlock; 3:00 Senate Exec - PCR; 3:00 Technology - HLRC 4th Flr

WEDNESDAY

February 22

     
AAHM   AFRICAN MARKETPLACE -- FEB 21 - 23
FILM: Tuskegee Airman | 1:00pm... see AAHM calendar
paralegal   ETHICS CONTINUING EDUCATION (CLE) PROGRAM | Networking - 5:30pm | Seminar - 6:30pm
What Every California Attorney and Paralegal Should Already Know About Business & Professions Code 6450-6456
...read more
     
     
MEETINGS:   9:00 Office of Instruction - PCR; 12:30 Countdown to Accreditation Prep -PCR ; 1:00 Curriculum Cmte - HLRC 4th; 2:00 Budget Cmte - Winlock

THURSDAY

February 23

     
     
AAHM  


AFRICAN MARKETPLACE -- FEB 21 - 23
FILM: Men of Honor | 1:00pm
LECTURE: Slave Culture - African American Folk Tales as Literature | 1:00pm

 

Workshop   TRiO invites all student to participate in its workshops...view Spring Schedule...About TRiO
TOPIC -- Financial Literacy | 1:30pm | MSA
   

HOA Meeting | 2:00pm | PCR

AFTRA Black History And the Movie | 4:00pm | FA100

MEETINGS:   12:30 Resource Dev Ctme - PCR; 1:00 ASO General Council -A9 ; AFT Guild Chapter Mtg -Winlock; 2:30 TRiO SSS - MSA

FRIDAY

February 24

   

STAFF ACCREDITATION WORKSHOP | FA103 | 8:45 & 10:45am

     
mascot   TRACK & FIELD: WSC Conference Relays
     
     
MEETINGS:   X

SATURDAY

February 25

   

 

   




SUNDAY

February 26

   

 

     
 

 

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track  

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.