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APRIL ACTIVITIES...see flyer

WED, APR 20: Health & Wellness Expo
WED, APR 27: Denim Day

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ANNUAL LEADERSHIP RETREAT
FRIDAY, APR 29

This year’s theme is Student Equity: Milestones and the Road Ahead. True to the spirit of previous Leadership Retreats – we will acknowledge the many initiatives and innovations implemented by West, several of which were lauded by the recent accreditation visiting team. Guest speaker Darrick Smith from last year willl return and there will be 3 breakout sessions will also be part of the day...see flyer

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Prof Dones

Dental Hygiene Director Carmen Dones is profiled in an article titled "Inspiring student success through her life-changing journey in education," in the Journal of California Dental Hygienists' Association. Prof. Dones is also a WLAC alumnae and currently the Consulting Instructor for the Dental Hygiene Bachelor's Degree program. Among her goals, she said, is to continue to increase the diversity of students within the program. Toward this goal, the dental hygiene program has increased its Hispanic and African America population to 50% and 10% respectively. She recalled the Vice President Biden's visit to the program as a career highlight...view article

 

 
 
 
 
 

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STAR PARTY
Mon, Apr 18 | 6:30 - 9:00pm | MSA Plaza

Information, Food & Fun -- Experience the night sky and its wonders through state of the art telescopes connected to a computer software program that helps astronomers understand the stellar map of the universe. Cosmology videos will also be presented on an outdoor screen...learn more

 

 

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TRANSFER WORKSHOP

TRANSFER WORKSHOP:
You've Been Accepted - Now What?

for UCs | Apr 19 | 11:30am ...details
for Cal States | Apr 21 & 25 | 11:30am ...details

OTHER WORKSHOPS
TO HELP YOU REACH YOUR GOALS

WED, APR 27..........Combating Procrastination
THUR, APR 28........Personality Assessment
TUES, MAY 10.........Personality & Career Selection
WED, MAY 18...........Financing Your Education
WED, MAY 25...........Acing Your Finals
(sponsored by EOP&S and TRiO)...learn more

 

VOTE ONLINE FOR
YOUR STUDENT TRUSTEE APR 18 - 30

LACCD will be conducting our first-ever online Student Trustee elections from April 18th through the 30th . All currently-enrolled students will receive an email with login instructions at their official @student.laccd.edu account on April 18th . Be sure your voice is heard: check your email and vote by April 30th!

> Candidate Statements & More Info

 

 

 

 

 

 

west72

STUDENT SMARTPHONE / SMALL DEVICE
FILM CONTEST

West72 is a time-based film competition where students have 72 hours to make a 3-5 minute short movie using their smartphones, tablets, and smart devices. On the Launch date, students will be assigned a themed topic, a prop, a line of dialogue, and/or a sound effect, and will be given 72 hours to write, shoot, edit, and submit their short film online.  Films will be available for viewing online and screened at the premiere where awards will be announced ...learn more

APPLICATION DUE.....April 20
Filming Starts.............April 21   

 
 
 
 
 

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YOGO ON SKATEBOARD CLASS
Tues, Apr 26 | 2:30pm | FA Bldg Courtyard

Venice Beach skateboarder and yoga instructor Bridget Gamble will lead you through a great workout to build strength and flexibility. Bring your skateboard!

~ sponsored by the ASO Feminist Club

 

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POSTER & DIGITAL PROJECT SHOWCASE

Showoff what you've learned, your creativity and/or your perspective. You might even earn extra credit in class or win a prize. Take a look at a past showcase and talk to your instructors about participating in this fun event. 

> LEARN MORE / SIGN-UP

APPLICATION
POSTERS DUE...................May 7
SHOWCASE.......................May 12

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2ND ANNUAL DANCE DAY
Sat, Apr 30 | 10am - 4pm | PE Buildings

Enjoy a day of master classes in a variety of disciplines including Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Yoga, Pilates, Tap, Salsa, Belly Dance, and African Dance. Students at every level are welcome who are over the age of 12. A $5.00 donation per participant is suggested....learn more

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

   


MONDAY

April 18

 

   

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: Transfer - General Overview| 4:00pm | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor
this workshop also meets May 9

   


MEETINGS:   1:00 Curriculum - Tech Review - CE105A; 2:30 Facilities Cmte / Capital Needs Forum - SSB 440

TUESDAY

April 19

 

   

 

wildcat  

BASEBALL- vs. Citrus College @ Glendora | 2:30pm

MEETINGS:   1:00 Curriculum - SSB 414; 1:00 TracDat Mtg - WINLOCK; 3:00 Senate Exec Cmte - WINLOCK; 3:00 Tech Cmte - SSB 440

WEDNESDAY

April 20

 

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CAREER CONFERENCE | 8:30 - 2:00

Workshops, Career Trends, Industry Experts, Networking...register today to attend http://tinyurl.com/ju4uh4d


INTERNATIONAL  

International Student Mtg: GETTING MORE "As" | 12:15 | MSA 112
How to do better in your class work, Final Exam;  and using FREE campus tutoring service


faculty  

HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO | 10:00 - 2:00 | MSA PLAZA

faculty  

START Workshop | 10:00am | ...see flyer
Mandatory training for staff. Faculty encouraged to attend.

MEETINGS:   9:00 Academic Affairs mtg - WINLOCK; Deans' Mtg - VP CONF; 1:00 TracDat Mtg - WINLOCK

THURSDAY

April 21

 

   

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: Been Accepted - Now What? for Cal States | 11:30am | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor
this workshop also meets Apr 25 & May 20

wildcat  

BASEBALL- vs. Citrus College @ WLAC | 2:30pm

MEETINGS:   Personnel Commission on Campus - WINLOCK; 1:00 AFT Guild Chapter Mtg - WINLOCK; 1:00 College Council - SSB 440

FRIDAY

April 22

   

 

   

 

wildcat  

TRACK - WSC Conf Prelims @ College of the Canyons

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

April 23

   

 

   


wildcat  

BASEBALL- vs. Citrus College @ Glendora | 1:00pm

   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

April 24

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

April 25

 

   

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: Been Accepted - Now What? for Cal States | 3:30pm | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor
this workshop also meets & May 20

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

April 26

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP:Transcript Tune-Up for Transfer| 11:30am | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor
this workshop also meets May 16

wildcat  

BASEBALL- vs. Glendale @ Glendale | 2:30pm

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Three sessions will be held in April & May to discuss future capital needs at West. The first session will be for Facilities Committee members on April 18 from 3:00 –5:30pm. The second and third sessions on April 26 & May 17 will also welcome all faculty, staff and students...see flyer

MEETINGS:   POSTER SHOWCASE MEETING 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm | Winlock

WEDNESDAY

April 27

 

   

DENIM DAY: Show your support and wear jeans with a purpose...about Denim Day

faculty  

FIG: Flipping Your Class | 3:00pm | GC230 ...see flyer
Promote peer interaction, Make learning central, Encourage higher engagement, Foster independen learning

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

April 28

 

   

 

One Book Event  

ONE BOOK: Role of Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Book and in U.S. History
12:45 | HLRC 316

 

event  

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER FUND RAISER | 10:00 - 1:00 | In front of CE & MSA
Trikeathon, Food & Snack Sale, T-Shirt Sale

 

trio  

TRIO WORKSHOP: Greater Los Angeles National College Fair in Pasadena

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: CSU GE/IGETC Review| 11:30am | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor
this workshop also meets May 18

wildcat  

BASEBALL- vs. Glendale @ WLAC | 2:30pm

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

April 29

   

 

   

 

   


trio  

TRIO WORKSHOP: "Finishing Strong" - Presented By: Dr. Flowers

wildcat  

TRACK - WSC Conf Prelims @ Bakersfield
BASEBALL
- vs. Glendale @ Glendale | 2:30pm

faculty  

WEST CONNECT - Leadership Retreat Planning Committee
8:30 - 2:30 | GC
Spend an enriching, stimulating day with others from West who look to this event as a time when “all are leaders,” no matter where we work on campus. Look out for more details from the Leadership Retreat Planning Committee.

faculty  

START Workshop | 10:00am |...see flyer
Mandatory training for staff. Faculty encouraged to attend.

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

April 30

   

 

   


   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

May 1

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

May 2

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 3

 

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WLAC Theater Production | Black Box Theater | 7:00pm

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE THEATER ARTS PRESENTS

"LOVE IN PIECES" a collection of one act plays written and performed by West Los Angeles College students
May 4, 5 & 10 @ 7pm | Black Box Theater in HLRC | Tickets - $2 WLAC Students w/ College ID & $5 All Others (no credit cards)

"Reagan's Babies" by Fontae Smith
(Drama) It's 1986, and Bobby is feeling the pinch of trickle down economics, as he tries pay for college at elite Georgetown University. His friend Brandon has a proposal to help him, but can Bobby stomach selling drugs to finance his education?

"The Substitute" by Ana Maria Grisales
(Black Comedy) Sun is a single mom trying to get by. But with no job skills and no experience, she fells destined to choose between Herbalife or life in the streets--until her landlady comes up with an interesting job idea.

"The Girlfriend's Guide to Getting a Proposal" by Jennifer Hill
(Romantic Comedy) Fatima and Jamal have been seeing each other for two years. Everything's great except he just won't take the next step in their relationship.  What does a girl have to do to get her man to pop the question?

WEDNESDAY

May 4

 

event  

WLAC Theater Production | Black Box Theater | 7:00pm

event  

ONE BOOK: Discussion led by Greg Horwitz
1:00 - 2:00 | GC

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: UC TAG | 1:30pm | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor
this workshop also meets May 10 May 19 & May 23

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

May 5

 

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WLAC Theater Production | Black Box Theater | 7:00pm

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

May 6

   

 

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Last Day To Drop a Class with a "W"

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

May 7

   

 

   


wildcat  

TRACK - S Cal Prelim @ Antelope Valley College

   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

May 8

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

May 9

 

   

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: Transfer - General Overview| 11:30am | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 10

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: UC TAG | 10:00am | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor
this workshop also meets May 19 & May 23

event  

WLAC Theater Production | Black Box Theater | 7:00pm

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

May 11

 

   


event  

WEST 72 Student Film Festival...learn more

FACULTY  

EAP WORKSHOP - IMPROVING LONGEVITY & QUALITY OF LIFE
12:00 | SSB 414 (rsvp to Cristi Lizares ext. 4257):
Explore how to cultivate the right habits and attitudes to not only live longer but also to live better. Learning Objectives Include: Understanding the connection between exercise and longevity; Making lifestyle changes that can help increase longevity and quality of life; Understanding the role of good quality of life and in living longer.

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

May 12

 

   

 

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6th ANNUAL POSTER SHOWCASE...learn more

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

May 13

   

 

   

 

faculty  

WEST CONNECT - Gain a Better Understanding of Students with Disabilities and Different Learning Styles; and Semester Wrap-Up
10:00 - 12:00 | Winlock
For the first hour of our session, Dr. Foster will discuss ways faculty can design their courses to be inclusive and to achieve deeper learning for all students, regardless of diversities in learning styles. We will wrap up the session and the year’s academy with faculty sharing which committee(s) they have joined.

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

May 14

   

 

   


wildcat  

TRACK - S Cal Prelim @ Antelope Valley College

   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

May 15

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

May 16

 

   

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP:Transcript Tune-Up for Transfer | 4:00pm | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 17

 

evnt  

Three sessions will be held in April & May to discuss future capital needs at West. The first session will be for Facilities Committee members on April 18 from 3:00 –5:30pm. The second and third sessions on April 26 & May 17 will also welcome all faculty, staff and students...see flyer

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

May 18

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: CSU GE/IGETC Review | 4:30pm | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor

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MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

May 19

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: UC TAG | 11:30am | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor
this workshop also meets May 23

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

May 20

   

 

   

 

   


transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: Been Accepted - Now What? for Cal States | 10:00am | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor

wildcat  

TRACK - State Championships @ San Diego Mesa College

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

May 21

   

 

   


wildcat  

TRACK - State Championships @ San Diego Mesa College

EVENT  

ACT (Accelerated College Transfer) Information Session...this program designed to allow busy adults to attend college full-time and transfer within two years...learn more

   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

May 22

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

May 23

 

   

 

transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: UC TAG | 4:00pm | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 24

 

   


transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP: CSU/UC Transfer Prep| 10:00am | Transfer Center SSB 3rd Floor

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

May 25

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

May 26

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   1:00 Curriculum - Tech Review - CE105A

FRIDAY

May 27

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

May 28

   

 

   


   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

May 29

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

May 30

 

   

COLLEGE CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

May 31

Finals: May 31 - June 6 Finals Schedule

MEETINGS:   1:00 Curriculum - SSB 414

WEDNESDAY

June 1

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

June 2

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

June 3

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

June 4

   

 

   


   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

June 5

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

June 6

 

   

LAST DAY OF SPRING SEMESTER

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

June 7

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

June 8

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

June 9

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

June 10

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

June 11

   

 

   


   

 


   

 

SUNDAY

June 12

   


   

 

     

 

JUNE 18

 

 

EVENT  

ACT (Accelerated College Transfer) Information Session...this program designed to allow busy adults to attend college full-time and transfer within two years...learn more

 
 

 

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6th Annual Poster Showcase - May 12

Application Deadline:  Fri, Apr 22
Posters Due: Sat, May 7 by 1:00 pm to HLRC, 4th Floor, Rooms C & D
Judging Dates: Mon, May 9, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm, Tues, May 10, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm (HLRC, 4th Floor, Rooms C & D)
Showcase: Thurs, May 12, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm (MSA/MSB Quad) ...learn more

     

 

 

 

 

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