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IMPORTANT DATES

 

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

 

 WW ARCHIVES

 

 

 SWINE FLU - WLAC RESPONSE   For more information, click here.

 

  MONDAY, MAY 18

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the WLAC's ACE (Art Club Exhibit) thru June 2  |  Fine Arts Gallery

 

 

 

1:00  Advanced PowerPoint to Create

          a Jeopardy-style Review

2:15  Exploring MS Outlook Web Access

2:15  Web Basics

 

 

MEETINGS: 1:30pm College Planning Committee - PCR; 2:00 Elections for BSS - AT A116;  2:30 Senate Executive Cmte. Mtg. - Winlock; 4:30 Athletic Dept. Meeting - AT A116

 

   

CAREER &

UNIVERSITY FAIR

THUR, MAY 21

 

 TUESDAY, MAY 19

 

 

EMPLOYEE WORKSHOP  |  12:30 - 2:00  |  ATA 128 CORRECTION - MAY 26

How to Protect Your Investment for Retirement  Presenter: Ray & Sam, Legacy Financial

 

Faculty/Staff Basketball  |  12:30 - 1:30 | Gym

 

1:00  Electronic Curriculum Development System

1:00  How to Create Math Videos Using A Computer Tablet

1:00  Embedding Technology into Instruction

2:15  Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities

2:15  Quick Tips for Meeting Accessibility

2:15  Using Synchronous Sessions to Engage Online Students

 

PR Photo Shoot  Throughout Campus  |  4:00am - 9:00pm

 

MEETINGS:  8:00am Jorge Mata Meeting - PCR; 8:00am Philippine Educator Meeting - HLRC 4th Floor; 9:00am Visit of Philippine Educators - Winlock;

 

 WEDNESDAY, MAY 20
   

 

PR Photo Shoot  Throughout Campus     |  8:00am - 2:00pm

 

Puente's Spring Cool Down   |  10:00am  |  Pavillion Courtyard

 

MEETINGS:  8:00am Turner Update Meeting - PCR; 9:00am Hospitality & Travel Advisory - Winlock;  10:00am Counseling Staff Meeting - AT A116; 10:30am Personnel Commission - PCR; 11:00am Student Services Categorical Meeting - Winlock; 12:00pm Ad Hoc Committee on Student Petitions - PCR; 1:00pm AFT Adjunct Faculty Meeting - AT A116; 1:00pm International Students Meeting - PCR; 1:00pm Program Review Sub-Committee - Winlock

 

 THURSDAY, MAY 21

 

 

 

 

College and Career Fair

9:00am - 1:00pm | CE Building Courtyard

12-15 universities and over 50 employers expected including Macy's, Northrup, FedEx, LA Fire Dept, Radio Disney & ESPN Radio, LA Urban League. . .

 

 

EMPLOYEE WORKSHOP  |  3:00 - 4:30pm  |  ATA 228  CORRECTION - MAY 28

Balancing Workshop and Personal Stress   Presenter: Joseph Dadorian

 

Paralegal Orientation  |  6:00pm  |  ATA 116

Learn more about our ABA-Approved Paralegal program with full and part-time options.

 

Faculty/Staff Lunchtime Yoga - FREE  |  12:30 - 1:30  |  FA 104  

 

MEETINGS: 12:00pm Actor's Gang - PCR; 1:00pm AFT Guild Faculty Meeting - AT A116; 5:30pm Paralegal Orientation - AT A116

 

 FRIDAY, MAY 22

 

 

 

8-week Session #2 - Last Day to Drop A Class With a "W" (in-person)

 

MEETINGS: 10:00am Commencement Mtg - Winlock

 

 SATURDAY, MAY 23

 

 

 

Foster Parent MAPP Training  |  9:00 am  |  AT A116

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  • 8-week session: Last day to drop a class with a "W" is May 22 (in-person) or May 24 (via STEP or Web)

  • 2009 Mandatory Flex Day is Thursday, Aug 27.

  • Purchasing Deadlines Begin May 1 read more

  • Graduation - June 9

  DENTAL HYGIENE WINS AGAIN!

On May 15, West's Dental Hygiene students won first place in the table clinic competition at the California Dental Hygienists' Association Meeting. The winners were second year dental hygiene students Chris Nucho and Lucy Halbach. West took first in the competition last year also. 

The Dental Hygiene program is finishing the semester with much to brag about having also had 100% of its senior class pass the National Board Exam. - again!

 

  MS WALK TEAM - Thanks for support

Christina Misner, captain of the WLAC MS Walk team, was one of the top 400 fundraisers in Southern California for the 2008 MS Walk. Christina sends her thanks to all of her loyal supporters,

 

 SUMMER BRIDGE PROGRAM

 

 

 

Students recently out of high school are invited to take advantage of one of West's seven summer bridge programs. Each bridge is a 6-week, intensive program for recent high school graduates planning to transfer to a four-year college or university.  It takes place at West from July 6 - August 16.  To enroll, visit www.wlac.edu or call (310) 287-4451.  More details are in the flyer below:

http://www.wlac.edu/events/westweek/flyers/09summerbridge.pdf

 

  BOOKSTORE PERSONNEL UPDATE

Thea (Volger) Muller will be on medical leave through the end of the Spring term. Olga Pech will handle some of Thea's duties in her absence. Well wishes may be sent to her supervisor Larry Packham who will forward them.

 

 EAP MAY '09 NEWSLETTER - Renew & Rejuvenate

 

MAY 09:  Renewal & Rejuvenation; Helping Your Children Find Their Passions; Traveling With Older Adults; Legal Assistant - Getting Your Affairs in Order; Thinking Differently About Your Money; Naturopathic Wellness - The Healing Power of Touch

 

W I L D C A T S   U P D A T E

West Women Take 3rd

at Southern California Championships

  • 7 out of 7 Qualify for the State Championships

  • 4x400 Meter Relay Wins Title

Seven out of seven of the West Los Angeles College women’s track athletes placed in their respective events at the Southern California Finals held at Mt. Sac on Saturday, May 9. This earned each Wildcat a spot in the California State Championships on May 15 and 16 in San Mateo.

The solid individual performances by the West women propelled the Wildcats to a third place finish. This follows a team second place finish by the Wildcats at the recent Western State Conference Championships.

 

1st Place in the 4x400. Sophomore Alysha Turner displayed a strong finishing kick, coming from 10 meters back for a Wildcat victory in the 4x400 relay.  The Dorsey High School product, who also finished 2nd in the 800m, out-sprinted Riverside’s anchor on the final leg. Turner teamed up with Turquoise Williams, Lauren McGee, and Aysha Moultrie to run a season best time of 3:49.29 in the final event of the meet. The victory helped West overtake Orange Coast College in the team standings. 

 

2nd Place in the 4x100.  With a second place finish, the team of McGee, Moultrie, Turner, and Dominique Sterling clocked 47.18 qualifying them for the state championships.  Later on in the day, Sterling finished third in the 200 meters, also qualifying for state. 

The West women finished with 75 points for third place. Cerritos won the women's title, and Riverside came in second. 

 

 

 ACADEMIC SUPPORT GROUPS w/ Cultural Flavor

UMOJA

Building A12-100 | (310) 287-4462

The Umoja Program is a community of Instructors, Counselors, Students and Support services Staff that are committed to the academic success, personal and professional growth, and self-actualization of African American students and others. The Umoja Program currently offers English and Math, and Personal Development. Visit our new site.  |  See article

 

THE PUENTE PROGRAM

For more information call (310) 287-4451

The as successfully helped students at California Community Colleges achieve their transfer goals through a combination of coursework, support programs and focus on Latino and Hispanic culture.

 

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