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IT'S TRANSFER SEASON
Support transfer by wearing your university shirts on Nov 18 - 21, & 25 - 27

DON'T COUNT US OUT said the out-of-state colleges alumni...To match the size of the enthusiastic UC & CSU group, they teamed up with others non-UC & CSU grads.

selfyNOW SEEKING THE BEST
IN-CLASSROOM "SELFY"?

Prof. Sanders found wearing her university shirt in class not only raised awareness of transfer season, but also provided an openning to discuss her journey to college and helped her students consider their own possibilities.
Email your "selfy" and experience to longcofm@wlac.edu

 

WORKSHOPS

THIS WEEK - LIFE SKILLS, MAJORS, FINANCIAL AID, TRANSFER

LIFE & CAREER SKILLS -- NOV 19 - Motivation; NOV 20 - Time Management: NOV 20 - Honoring Your Inner Voice: NOV 22 & 26 - One-on-One Resume Help

TRANSFER -- Drop In the Transfer Center and get help with your application: Nov 18 - 27. No reservation needed. See schedule. NOV 18 - UCLA Peer Mentor; NOV 20 - CSU Application & Personal Statement; NOV 21 - UC Application

FINANCIAL AID & MAJORS thoughout the week

see calendar below for detail

 

Phillipines Relief

COUNSELING COLLECTING DONATIONS
THROUGH NOV. 22

Counseling is collecting needed item which will be donated to the Philippine Red Cross. Needed items include: New or used blankets, towels and sheets; Canned food; First aid items (rubbing alcohol, bandages); Bottled water; Toiletries.
DROP OFF ITEMS TO SSB 350

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BLOOD DRIVE on MON, NOV 25

 

 

 

 

techfair

 

CLICK FOR LOCATIONS & TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT:

WED, NOV 20
3:30 pm - How to Get Great Research Papers From Students With a Research Paper Template

WED, NOV 13---------------------------------------------------
2:15 pm - Student Response Solutions

MON, NOV 25
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1:00 pm - Syllabus Peer Review: Be Sure Your Syllabi are Learning Centered

THUR, NOV 26---------------------------------------------------
1:00 pm - Life is Better With a Website-Enhanced Classroom
2:15 pm - Turnitin.com: Introduction, How-to Guide, and Tips
3:30 pm - Online Grading With Engrade

MON, DEC 2---------------------------------------------------
1:00 pm - Windows 8: It’s the New Way to Use Your Computer!
2:15 pm - Reading Apprenticeship Captured on Film
3:30 pm - Demystifying the Rosetta Stone - Part 2

 
 
 
 
 

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CLASSIC & NEW STYLES ON SALE

Have you seen the new West apparel? Classic "WLAC" sweatshirts and hoodies, jacket and warm-ups with logos, figure flattering t-shirts...there's even a "think pink" line.

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ADJUNCT News

ADJUNCTS IN THE K.N.O.W.

Written by Arnita Porter, Senate Adjunct Represenative, this monthly newsletter is dedicated to keeping part-time faculty informed of academic and professional matters at West, in the Los Angeles Community College District, and statewide.  ADJUNCTS in the K.N.O.W. will keep you abreast of campus activities, including Academic Senate matters, SLO updates, Student Success, Distance Learning, and professional development workshops.  Information about key legislative efforts will be highlighted, along with job and networking opportunities, and links to important websites...view publication  

 

 

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Art Show

"THE ART OF AGING" - THRU DEC 3

The exhibit features Alice and Richard Matzkin.
Alice, who is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian, has painted a series of nudes of aging models with body parts missing and portraits of famous women in the arts including Ojai artist Beatrice Woods. Richard was the key artist in the monumental equestrian piece displayed in the Camarillo train station in Ventura County...read more

 

 

 

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FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

FRIDAY

November 15

   

 

   

LAST DAY TO DROP w/ a "W"

tRANSFER  

WORKSHOP: UC Application - Put Your Best Foot Forward
9:30am | click to reserve your seat and for room #

WORKSHOP: CSU Application - Put Your Best Foot Forward
11:00am | click to reserve your seat and for room #

WORKSHOP  

EXPLORING MAJORS - SSB 420
8:00
& 10:00 - Academic Probation

event  

WLAC DANCE PROGRAM SHOW | 7:00 pm | Fine Arts Theater

Wildcats  

BASKETBALL- vs. Rio Hondo @ WLAC | 5:00pm
VOLLEYBALLvs. Antelope Valley @ AV | 6:00 pm
SOCCER vs. Citrus @ Citrus | 3:00 pm

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   10:00 Academic Affairs Staff - PCR

SATURDAY

November 16

   

 

event  

WLAC DANCE PROGRAM SHOW | 7:00 pm | Fine Arts Theater

Wildcats  

FOOTBALL vs. Santa Barbara @ WLAC | 1:00 pm

   


   

DISTRICT TESTING | 7:00am - 2:00pm | Fine Arts Theater ..........(park in S. Parking Lot $2.00)

PS MAPP FOSTER CARE | 8:00am - 5:00pm | SSB 414

SOCCER TOTS | 9:00am | SSB Lawn

   

 

SUNDAY

November 17

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

November 18

 

WORKSHOP  

EXPLORING MAJORS - SSB 420
12:00
- Liberal Arts & Sciences / Undecided
1:00 - History / Poli / Af Am / Chicano
2:00 - Art & Multimedia
3:00 - English & Theater

   

 

tRANSFER  

UCLA PEER MENTOR | 1:00 - 5:00pm | (310) 699-3647 or Samiaabdulrahmaan@college.ucla.edu

   


MEETINGS:   1:00 SLO - Winlock; 3:15 Facilities - SSB 414

TUESDAY

November 19

 

WORKSHOP  

EXPLORING MAJORS - SSB 420
8:00
- Economics
9:00 - Foreign Languages
10:00 - Communications / Journalism
11:00 - Anthro / Philosophy

CARE/EOPS
1:00
- Motivation | GC 160
3:00 - Soft Skills(CARE Students Only) | GC 150

MEETINGS:   7:30 AtD - SSB 414; 12:00 Focus Group - HLRC 4th Flr; 3:00 Senate - Winlock

WEDNESDAY

November 20

 

tRANSFER  

TRANSFER: CSU Transfer Application Workshop | 1:30pm | CE 225
TRANSFER: Personal Statement Workshop | 5:30pm | GC 130

Financial Aid  

WORKSHOP - Direct Loan / Financial Literacy | 5:00 pm | click for location & to reserve your seat
Mandatory for applicants & recipients of Direct Loan program. All other students welcome.

   

WORKSHOP - Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) / Ed Plan | 12:00 pm | click for location & to reserve your seat
Mandatory for students receiving financial aid who have issues with Satisfactory Academic Progress

WORKSHOP  

EXPLORING MAJORS - SSB 420
8:00
- Psych / Alcohol / Soc / Soc Wk
9:00 - Child Dev / Fam CS
10:00 - Music
11:00 - Film Production

CARE/EOPS
1:00 - Time Management Skills| SSB 330

LEARN (workshop open to all)
Life Skills: Honoring Your Inner Voice -- Go In Before You Go Out...workshop schedule
12:45 - 2:45 | CE 219

   


MEETINGS:   2:30 FPIP (tentative)

THURSDAY

November 21

 

tRANSFER  

WORKSHOP: UC Application - Put Your Best Foot Forward
11:00pm | click to reserve your seat and for room #

Financial Aid  

WORKSHOP - Direct Loan / Financial Literacy | 9:00 am | GC160 & to reserve your seat
Mandatory for applicants & recipients of Direct Loan program. All other students welcome.

WORKSHOP  

EXPLORING MAJORS - SSB 420
1:00
- Fire Tech / Aviat Maintenance
2:00 - AJ / Correct / Prob / Forensics
3:00 - Travel / Hospality
4:00 - Academic Probation

clubs  

SOCIAL JUSTICE CLUB: Thursdays @ 1:00pm | MSA 011 | Facebook WLAC SJA, Email: westsja@gmail.com
PROJECT LEARN: Thursdays @ 12:00pm | B 105
ECONOMICS CLUB: Every other Thursday @ 1:00 | A9 | Email: wlaceconomicsclub@yahoo.com

MEETINGS:   10:00 SS Council - SSB 414; 1:00 AFT - Winlock; 2:30 Budget Cmte - SSB 414

FRIDAY

November 22

faculty staff  

CALPERS RETIREMENT WORKSHOP | Pierce College | 9:00 - 12:00
For more info, review Nov 6 email from Rudy Lopez | lopezr@email.laccd.edu | (213) 891-2486

WORKSHOP  

EXPLORING MAJORS - SSB 420
8:00
& 10:00 - Academic Probation

   

 

Wildcats  

BASKETBALL- El Camino Tournament | Torrance

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

November 23

   

 

   


Wildcats  

BASKETBALL- El Camino Tournament | Torrance

   


   

 

SUNDAY

November 24

   


Wildcats  

BASKETBALL- El Camino Tournament | Torrance

   

 

     

MONDAY

November 25

 

tRANSFER  

UCLA PEER MENTOR | 1:00 - 5:00pm | (310) 699-3647 or Samiaabdulrahmaan@college.ucla.edu

blood drive  

SAVE A LIFE: Red Cross Blood Drive Today

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

November 26

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

November 27

 

   


Wildcats  

BASKETBALL- vs. Santa Ana @ WLAC | 5:00pm

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

November 28

 

   

CAMPUS CLOSED

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

November 29

   

 

   

CAMPUS CLOSED

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

November 30

   

 

   


   

CAMPUS CLOSED
UC & CSU Application Deadline for Fall 2014

   

 

SUNDAY

December 1

   


   

CAMPUS CLOSED

     

 

 

 

 

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.