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DUE MAR 13:
WLAC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

scholarshipThe WLAC Foundation awards scholarships to West students each Spring. Recipients are selected based on one or several of the following criteria: academic merit, financial need, major, goals, age, gender, community service, GPA, overcoming obstacles, etc. ...click here for list of scholarships and descriptions as well as application or visit the ASO in Building A-9.


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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS,
FINANCIAL AID, CAREER EXPLORATION

WorkshopStudent Services is offering a variety of free workshops throughout the Spring on topics including: Financial Aid & Satisfactory Academic Progress; Loans; How to Transfer; Next Steps After Being Admitted to a University; Finding the Right Career; About Industries and the Jobs They Offer; Using Online Tools; Student Success and more.

See below for this week's workships and visit www.WLAC.edu/Services/Appointments.html to reserve your seat.
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A WLAC Gay Straight Alliance club is forming. Come learn more on SAT, FEB 23 @1:00 | MSA 108. All are welcome. For more information, conatct WLACgsa@yahoo.com

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UNIVERSITY REPS
ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

tRANSFERThis week, meet with representatives from UCLA, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State Northridge, UC Berkeley, and Mt. St. Mary's. See weekly calendar below for times and locations.

 

SUMMER CLASSES &
MORE IN WELCOME WEEK MAGAZINE

Welcome Week MagazineGet your free issue of Welcome Week Magazine on campus or read online. In this issue:
- Summer Classes
- New Way to Get in Line
- Dates to Know
- Changes to Registration Priority
- Spring Workshops
- WLAC Scholarships
- Transfer Degrees
- Student / Faculty In the News

 

 

 

 

Transfer Degrees

Learn more about specialized Associate Degrees that simplify transferring to the Cal State Universities.

 
 
 
 
 

IT'S BASEBALL SEASON
AT WEST

WildcateCatch one of the home games on: Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 2, Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 16, Apr 2, Apr 9, Apr 11, Apr 16, Apr 23 and Apr 25. Most games are start between 1:00 and 2:30 and are on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays...see schedule

 

GET YOUR PAID INTERNSHIP

InternVisit Roslin Dear on Tuesdays between 10:00am and 12:30 in B4, Room 100 to find an internship that is right for you. Many of the internships are paid positions. For more information, contact Ms. Dear at (310) 925-3313 or visit the LACCD Internship Information web site

 

 

 

 

priority registration

Don't loose your place in line. Complete orientation, assessment & an educational plan...see video and/or read more

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

MONDAY

February 18

 

   

President's Weekend Holiday
PARKING GRACE PERIOD OVER - Parking Permit Required on all Vehicles

EAP  

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER: Afraid to Fail? | Personal Development for Your Kids| Finding Your Passion | Developing A Personal Growth Plan
FEBRUARY WEBINARS @ 3:00pm: FEB 7 - Beating the Winter Blahs; Feb 13 - Rolling With The Punches At Work: Adapting To Change; Feb 20 - Making Stress Your Best Friend; Feb 26 - Perils of Procrastination and Perfectionism
EAP is provided by Aetna: 1 (800) 342-8111

Ride Share  

RIDESHARE INFO: Helpful information on carpool benefits and links to information on public transportation

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

February 19

 

Black History Month  

MLK ASSASINATION TAPES & SPEAKERS - The Time Is Now: Let the Voice of Truth Be Heard
12:45 - 3:00pm | GC160 | sponsored by BSU - see full calendar of events
View the recently released “MLK: The Assassination Tapes.” The filmmakers quilt together a wealth of primary materials, many unseen or unheard since 1968, from a great many sources, said the Los Angeles Times. The 45-minute film will be followed by a presentation from renown speaker/actor
GERALD RIVERS whose performance at a recent King Day celebration was described as “dynamic, exciting…the spiritual embodiment of Dr. King.” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx3-4qzkryc )

 

Transfer  

MEET UNIVERSITY REPS FROM
9:30 - 3:00 Cal State Dominguez Hills - SSB 450
10:00 - 2:00 Cal State Northridge - SSB 450
11:30 - 3:30 UCLA - In Front of MSA


Workshop  

FINANCIAL AID: Satisfactory Academic Progress | 1:00pm - learn more and reserve your spot
FINANCIAL AID: About Loans | 12:00pm - learn more and reserve your spot

 

Internships  

IS A PAID INTERNSHIP WAITING FOR YOU? Visit B4 room 100 | Tuesdays between 10:00am - 1:00pm.
For more info, call Rosalin (310) 925-3330 or click here

Wildcats  

BASEBALL v Oxnard | 2:00pm | WLAC

MEETINGS:   10:00 Academic Deans - PCR; 3:00 Academic Senate Exec- PCR; 1:00 Accreditation Steering - Winlock; 1:00 Transfer Cmte - SSB Counseling

WEDNESDAY

February 20

 

   


Black History Month  

AFRICAN MARKET PLACE - Food, Jewelery, Clothes, Crafts
on the walk in front of MSA - sponsored by BSU - see full calendar of events


Transfer  

MEET UNIVERSITY REPS FROM
10:00 - 2:00 UC Berkeley - SSB 450
9:00 - 1:00 Mt. St. Mary's - SSB 450
11:30 - 3:30 UCLA - In Front of MSA

 

Workshop  

TRANSFER: An Overview of the Transfer Process | 2:00pm - learn more and reserve your spot
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: 1:30pm | B4 room 103 - see flyer

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs. Citrus at WEST | 7:00pm

   

CULVER CITY SYMPHONY REHEARSAL | 5:00pm | FA 103

MEETINGS:   10:30 Accreditaiton Focus Group - PCR; 12:30 PIE - Budget Cmte - SSB Multipurpose; 1:30 SLO Hours - CE 226; 1:30 Info Tech - VPAS; 1:30 Distance Ed Cmte - Winlock; 3:30 FPIP - PCR

THURSDAY

February 21

 

Black History Month  

AFRICAN MARKET PLACE - Food, Jewelery, Clothes, Crafts
on the walk in front of MSA - sponsored by BSU - see full calendar of events

Workshop  

FINANCIAL AID: About Loans | 9:00am - learn more and reserve your spot
CAREER: Finding the Right Career | 11:00am - learn more and reserve your spot
FINANCIAL AID: Satisfactory Academic Progress
| 3:00pm - learn more and reserve your spot

   

 

Wildcats  

BASEBALL v Citrus | 2:00pm | WLAC

   

 

Faculty Staff  

Personnel Commission Rep on Campus | PCR

MEETINGS:   12:30 PIE / Budget Cmte - SSB Multipurpose ; 1:00 Admin Council - HLRC 4th Flr; Culver City HOA - VPSS/AS

FRIDAY

February 22

   

 

Event  

WSC TRACK & FIELD RELAYS | Free Admission | Field Events Start 9:00am, Running Event Start at 12:00pm
The West LA College men and women welcome the Western State Conference opponents Glendale, Moorpark, College of the Canyons, Santa Barbara, Bakersfield, Ventura, LA Valley, Antelope Valley, Cuesta, Allan Hancock, and Santa Monica. 
Best Parking in Lot #5 ...click for more info

   


   


MEETINGS:   8:00 DAC - SSB Multipurpose

SATURDAY

February 23

   

 

Event  

LEARN / MYD Teen Dating Violence Awareness | 8:00am | B4 103

   


Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs. Bakersfield at Bakersfield | 3:00pm
BASEBALL vs Citrus | Citrus | 1:00pm

SUNDAY

February 24

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

February 25

 

   

 

EAP  

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER: Afraid to Fail? | Personal Development for Your Kids| Finding Your Passion | Developing A Personal Growth Plan
FEBRUARY WEBINARS @ 3:00pm: FEB 7 - Beating the Winter Blahs; Feb 13 - Rolling With The Punches At Work: Adapting To Change; Feb 20 - Making Stress Your Best Friend; Feb 26 - Perils of Procrastination and Perfectionism
EAP is provided by Aetna: 1 (800) 342-8111

Ride Share  

RIDESHARE INFO: Helpful information on carpool benefits and links to information on public transportation

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

February 26

 

Black History Month  

SPEAKERS - Your Profile & Style to the Future: Rewriting the Script
12:45 - 3:00pm | GC160 | sponsored by BSU - see full calendar of events
Hear from two talented speakers who use their life and professional experience to help move others forward. SOFIA JANE BERKLEY is a West alumna and author of "Text Messages From The Heart Of A Ghetto Mom." JOHN-PAUL WAHNON worked with Jenesse Center, Inc. helping others put their best professional foot forward. Today, he works with AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world.

   

 

Internships  

IS A PAID INTERNSHIP WAITING FOR YOU? Visit B4 room 100 | Tuesdays between 10:00am - 1:00pm.
For more info, call Rosalin (310) 925-3330 or click here

Wildcats  

BASEBALL v Glendale | 2:00pm | Glendale

   

 

MEETINGS:   12:30 Academic Senate - Winlock

WEDNESDAY

February 27

 

Black History Month  

GRILL & CHILL and STEP SHOW
11:00AM - 3:00pm | location TBA | sponsored by BSU - see full calendar of events

CULTURAL EXTRAVAGANZA - see full calendar of events


Workshop  

FINANCIAL AID: Satisfactory Academic Progress | 8:30am - learn more and reserve your spot
CAREER: Learn About Jobs in Various Industries | 1:00pm - learn more and reserve your spot
FINANCIAL AID: About Loans
| 5:00pm - learn more and reserve your spot

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

February 28

 

Black History Month  

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN MUSIC SPEAKER | 10:00am | FA 100
Dr. Eddie Meadows on Jazz Greats -- Meadows is Professor Emeritus of Ethnomusicology and Jazz Studies and former Graduate Advisor of the
School of Music and Dance at San Diego State University. He has also held Visiting Professorships at the University of Ghana, Michigan State University, UCLA, Berkeley and USC. He has authored numerous books on Jazz, Blues and other Black music including: Bebop to Cool: Context, Ideology, and Musical Identity; California Soul: Music of African Americans in the West; Blues, Funk, R&B, Soul, Hip Hop and Rap: A Research and Information Guide (the first annotated reference book on the genres)...read more and see full BHM Calendar

 

Workshop  

FINANCIAL AID: About Loans | 5:00pm - learn more and reserve your spot
TRANSFER: What You Should Know to Transfer to UC / CSU Campuses | 4:00pm - learn more and reserve your spot

Wildcats  

BASEBALL v Glendale | 2:00pm | WLAC

   

 

   

ADJUNCT ORIENTATION | 5:00pm | HLRC 4TH Floot

MEETINGS:   10:00 SLO - SSB 414; 2:30 Budget - SSB 414;

FRIDAY

March 1

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

March 2

   

 

   


Wildcats  

BASEBALL v Valley | 1:00pm | WLAC

   


   

 

SUNDAY

March 3

   


   

 

     
 
 

 

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.

     
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NEW FOUNTAIN ENHANCES CAMPUS

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.