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CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ACHIEVEMENT OF TENURE!

Dr. Katherine Boutry
Kevin Considine
Carmen Dones
Adriana Martinez
Clare Norris
Corey Williams
Dr. Beraki Woldehaimanot

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GET YOUR NEW FACULTY/STAFF
PARKING PERMIT

Old Faculty/Staff permits will no longer be valid after March 31, 2013. Get your new permit in the Personnel Office...click for application

 

B1 CLOSED DUE TO HAZERDOUS SPILL

Due to a hazardous spill inside of the mailroom of the B1 building, the building has been closed and cannot be occupied until the professional haz-mat team has finished removing any and all dangerous material. Plant Facilities will commence repairs first thing Monday morning and hopes to have the building reopened some time on, Monday, March 18th.

 

SCRATCH PAPER NEEDED

The Learning Center needs scratch paper. They can use the back sides of your old documents. They'll even pick up the paper and remove any staples. Call ext. 4404.

 

ITEMS FROM THE DISTRICT

View LACCD's 2013 summary of Prohibited Discrimination and Harassment Policy and Procedures

APRIL 23: LACCD Health & Wellness Expo 2013 at West ...see flyer

 

rainbow

This image, taken by Prof. Bonnie Blustein, proves a West education can lead you to your pot of gold!

 

 
 
 
 
 

IS THE PARALEGAL PROGRAM
RIGHT FOR YOU? - THUR, MAR 21

PARALEGALLearn more about WLAC's ABA-Approved Paralegal program at their information sessions held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm in ATA 128. Full- and part-time options available...learn more

 

BECOME A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
IN JUST 7 WEEKS - THUR, MAR 28

Pharmacy TechLearn more about being a pharmacy technician and the associated job ladder on Thursday, March 28 at 7:00pm. This program is offer through Westside Extension.

 

WELCOME COACH ACKER

bball coachMen's Basketball is back at West and will be led by the new Head Coach, Chris Acker. Acker was previously the Associate Coach for Citrus College where he was an intergral part of six successful seasons where the team won the 2008 and 2012 WSC Championships and the 2008 State Championship. Citrus had an overall record of 92 -9 during his tenure...read more

CONGRATULATIONS COACH DE SERIERE

soccer coachFormer assistant coach is now the new Wildcats Head Women's Soccer Coach. In addition to her experience at West for the last three seasons, de Seriere
has successfully coached at the Club and High School levels for the past six years. She has also earned the United States Soccer Federation National “D” Coaching License and is completing her Master's degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration...read more

 

 

 

 

summer session

Priority Registration: Apr 8 - Apr 14
Continuing Student Registration: Apr 15 - May 7
New & Returning Students: May 8

 
 
 
 
 

harlem shake

See the ASO Harlem Shake with guest appearances from the college president and the Wildcat Chicken

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west online

ONLINE WEST - SPRING 2013 - A collection of essays, flash fiction, poems, interviews and more by students, faculty and guests.

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martial arts

Congratulations to Martial Arts Club member Modeus Jean Luxamar for his win in Pennsylvania...read more.

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FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

MONDAY

March 18

 

   

 

transfer  

MEET UNIVERSITY REPS FROM:
CSUDH | 11:00am - 12:00pm | SSB 350 (Transfer Center)

workshop  

STUDENT WORKSHOPS
Navigating the Career Cafe Website | 10:00am ... make your reservation
EOPS | 12:00pm | SSB 4th Floor... make your reservation

EAP  

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER: Afraid to Fail? | Personal Development for Your Kids| Finding Your Passion | Developing A Personal Growth Plan
MARCH WEBINARS : MAR 6 - Til Debt Do Us Part; MAR 13 - Taking Your ZZZZs Seriously; MAR 20 - Finding Joy in Life; MAR 26 - Overcoming Your Fear of Failure
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

tech fair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for more information
1:00 Webinar Essentials 101
2:15 Exploiting the Resources of CCC Confer
3:30 Embedding Technology Into Instruction

   


MEETINGS:   10:00 CTE Collaborative Meeting - PCR; 12:00 SLO Committee Meeting - Winlock; 2:15 Facilities Committee - SSB Multipurpose

TUESDAY

March 19

 

Transfer  

MEET UNIVERSITY REPS FROM
UCLA | 11:30 - 3:30 | In Front of MSA
CSULA | 10:30am - 1:00pm | SSB 350 (Transfer Center)


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

clubs  

CHEMISTRY / SCIENCE CLUB | time & location TBA...for more info email BrownG@WLAC.edu
Tues, Mar 19; Tues, Apr 9; Fri, Apr 26; Tues, May 7; Fri, May 17
for information on OTHER CLUBS, visit the ASO office in A9 or click

 

tech fair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for more information
1:00 Star in Your Own Instructional Videos Using Movie Maker for Windows XP

 

Wildcat  

BASEBALL v Bakersfield | 6:00pm | Bakersfield

MEETINGS:   7:00 LAUSD CATS Program - SSB Multipurpose; 2:00 Academic Senate - Winlock; 12:00 Accreditation Steering - Winlock; 1:00 Transfer Cmte - SSB Counseling

WEDNESDAY

March 20

 

transfer  

MEET UNIVERSITY REPS FROM:
UCLA | 9:00am - 3:00pm | MSA Courtyard
DEVRY | 11:00am - 1:00pm | MSA Courtyard

Workshop  

FINANCIAL AID / SEP: ... make your reservation
FINANCIAL LITERACY
: 4:00pm | B4 room 103 - see flyer

clubs  

GAY / STRAIGHT ALLIANCE | Noon - 2:00pm (ok to leave early or come late) | MSA 108...for more info email WLACgsa@yahoo.com
CHRISTIAN CLUB | 11:00am & 2:00pm | A9 - Rm 912 (every Wednesday) ... for info email WLAC4Chris@gmail.com
for information on OTHER CLUBS, visit the ASO office in A9 or click

 

   

 

tech fair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for more information
3:30 Instructional Media Training for Smart Classrooms

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   11:00 EarthFest - Winlock; 12:30 Info Tech - VPSS; 2:30 FPIP - PCR

THURSDAY

March 21

 

clubs  

MATIAL ARTS CLUB | 1:00pm | FA104...learn more
for information on OTHER CLUBS, visit the ASO office in A9 or click

 

workshop  

STUDENT WORKSHOPS
Transfer | 11:30am | SSB 4th Floor... make your reservation

tech fair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for more information
3:30 E-Book Publishing

 

faculty staff  

PERSONNEL COMMISSION HOURS | 10:30am - Noon | PCR
CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE WORKSHOP: Making Your time Count | 1:30pm - 2:30pm | GC 140
For more info: Rosie Castro (213) 891-2088 | CastroRT@email.laccd.edu

MEETINGS:   1:00 AFT - Winlock; 1:00 Budget Committee - SSB Multipurpose

FRIDAY

March 22

Deadline  

Application due to run for 2013-14 ASO Office

Workshop  

FINANCIAL AID / SEP: ... make your reservation

   

 

tech fair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for more information
10:15 Education on the Move

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

March 23

   

 

   

FRACKING & DEMOCRACY | 7:00AM | Fine Arts Theater ... free parking in adjacent S. Parking Structure | click for flyer
Speakers include: Dr. Tom Williams, Sierra Club; Paul Ferrazi, Citizens Coalition for a Safe Community; Lance Simmens, Dr. James Dahlgren, Environtoxocology and Internal Medicine; and Gary Silbiger, Culver City Mayor Emeritus.

CA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION | 7:00AM | HLRC (Library) 4th Floor

   


   

 

SUNDAY

March 24

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

March 25

 

   

 

EAP  

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER: Afraid to Fail? | Personal Development for Your Kids| Finding Your Passion | Developing A Personal Growth Plan
MARCH WEBINARS : MAR 6 - Til Debt Do Us Part; MAR 13 - Taking Your ZZZZs Seriously; MAR 20 - Finding Joy in Life; MAR 26 - Overcoming Your Fear of Failure
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

tech fair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for more information
1:00 Google+ The Educators Platform
2:15 Course Hero and Flashcard+
3:30 Class Planning & Organization on Schoology

 

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

March 26

 

Transfer  

MEET UNIVERSITY REPS FROM
UCLA | 11:30 - 3:30 | In Front of MSA


clubs  

ASO INTERCLUB COUNCIL | 1:30pm | A9-912 (Meetings are 2nd & 4th Tuesdays)
Come learn more about what the clubs are up to. Get involved or start your own.

 

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

tech fair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for more information
3:30 Instructional Media Training for Smart Classrooms

 

MEETINGS:   12:30 Academic Senate - Winlock

WEDNESDAY

March 27

 

transfer  

MEET UNIVERSITY REPS FROM:
UCLA | 9:00am - 3:00pm | MSA Courtyard

Wildcat  

BASEBALL v Oxnard | 11:00am | Oxnard

clubs  

CHRISTIAN CLUB | 11:00am & 2:00pm | A9 - Rm 912 (every Wednesday) ... for info email WLAC4Chris@gmail.com

 

tech fair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for more information
1:00 10 Great Lesson Planning and Technology Tools
2:15 Searching Online Library Resources
3:30 Google Hangouts

 

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

March 28

 

   

Spring Break: Mar 28 - Apr 5

   

 

tech fair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR...click for more information
1:00 Say Goodbye to PowerPoint Presentations
2:15 Introduction to ECD
3:30 Flipping the Classroom

 

   

 

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

FRIDAY

March 29

   

 

   

Spring Break: Mar 28 - Apr 5

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

March 30

   

 

   

Spring Break: Mar 28 - Apr 5

   


   

 

SUNDAY

March 31

   

Spring Break: Mar 28 - Apr 5

   

 

     
 
 

 

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.

     
fountain  

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.