IN THIS EDITION

WEEK AT A GLANCE

CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE

08 SCHOLARSHIP BOOK

WEST WEEK ARCHIVE

MONDAY

| January 14

Faculty Training Workshop w/ J. Stern  |  12:00  |  B6-Training

 

MEETINGS: 8:00 CERT Training - ATA 116;  9:00 VPs - PCR;  2:00 Executive Council - PCR & Winclock

 

TUESDAY

| January 15

    Front end of new web site scheduled to launch

    Please pardon any temporary disruptions on the web site as we launch the

    new pages through out the week, beginning Tuesday.

 

,   Adjunct Faculty Benefits

    Adjunct faculty benefits enrollment for 2008 begins. Runs through Feb 15.

 

    MOUS Certification  |  11:30  |  B6-Training

    MEETINGS: 8:00 CERT Training - ATA 116; 12:45 Academic Senate Bd

 

WEDNESDAY

| January 16

 

Faculty Training Workshop w/ J. Stern  |  10:00  |  B6-Training

 

Personnel Commission On Campus  |  10:30  |  B6-Training

 

Concert Fundraiser: 

Last day to purchase tickets for the George Benson concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Feb 15, 8:00pm

Proceeds benefit WLAC Educational Outreach Initiative. Tickets $45 - $150. For more info: Kathy Walton (310) 287-4376

 

Women's Basketball vs Bakersfield |  5:30 pm  |  Bakersfield

Men's Basketball vs Bakersfield        |  7:30 pm  |  Bakersfield

MEETINGS: 7:00 LAUSD Principals  - Winlock, ATA 128 & FA100;  10:00 Counseling Div - ATA 116 

THURSDAY

| January 17

Last Day to Drop a Class w/o a W   AND  File Credit/No Credit

MEETINGS:  2:00 Admissions Mtg;  2:00 Accreditation Steering Cmte - PCR;  3:00 Building Mngt - ATA 116

FRIDAY

| January 18

MEETINGS:  8:00 CSSO Mtg - Winlock;  9:00 District Articulation - PCR

SATURDAY

| January 19

Women's Basketball vs Canyons  |  5:30 pm  |  WLAC

Men's Basketball vs Canyons         |  7:30 pm  |  WLAC

 

Jan 21: Martin Luther King Jr Day - Campus Closed

Jan 25: Last Day to Drop Classes w/ a "W"

 

 
 
 

Features

 

Web Site News

Black History Month News

Marketing Survey

Title V Press Release

Football Seeks Coach

For these stories and more, click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editor's Note

Information found under the “Meetings” heading are taken from the online Meeting Reservation Management (MRM) system. Please do update your room reservations when changes occur or the information may appear incorrectly in this publication.

 

FOR INCLUSION IN THIS PUBLICATION, EMAIL:

longcofm@wlac.edu

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
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YOU SHOULD KNOW . . .

2008 MILEAGE RATE

Effective with any personal automobile mileage which is incurred for properly documented college business purposes after January 1, 2008, the LACCD has increased its mileage reimbursement to 50.5 cents per mile

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

 

The UMOJA Black Student Movement Club invites all areas planning a campus Black History Month event to list the activity on their calendar. Email to evanse@wlac.edu

Scheduled events include:

Feb 4 -7:  Umoja Welcome Week      Feb 12, 19 & 26:    Film

Feb 20:     Diane Watson Speaks      Feb 20:     Talent Show

Feb 22:     Umoja Round Table          Feb 28:     Speakers from HBCs

Feb 29:     Closing Events

 

CONGRESSWOMAN DIANE WATSON SPEAKS:  Come hear Congresswoman Watson speak on Wed, Feb 20 at 11:00am. Watch for more details.

 

ESSAY CONTEST: Rosa Parks Memorial Essay Contest: 1st Prize $250,   2nd Prize $175,  3rd Prize

3 to 5 pages, double-spaced and typed due April 25, 2008.  For more info, contact Bonnie Blustein at blusteb@wlac.edu or (310) 287-4217

 

WINTER WORKSHOPS W/ J. STERN

Jan 23: Introduction to Hybrid Courses    |  3:00 – 5:00

Jan 30: Blogging for Education (and Recreation)  |  10:00 – 12:00

Jan 30: ETUDES-NG Test Center Workshop         |  1:00 - 3:00

All workshops take place in the TLC, building B-6.  Please RSVP to Joshua Stern at 310.287.4558 or sternjc@wlac.edu.

 

MARKETING NEWS . . .

Student Services and Recruitment are not using new promotional and informational materials with a complementary look and feel. 

A cable and billboard campaign are now running. The Spring mini-schedule enhances the campaign, with a cover that coordinates with other advertising.

ASK YOUR STUDENTS: Please take a show or hands survey in your classes. Ask students to

1) Raise their hands if they've seen a WLAC ad or mailer in

     since November. 

2) For those who saw an ad, raise their hands if the ad increased their

     awareness of, or positive impression of the college

Email the result to Michelle Long-Coffee  longcofm@wlac.edu

In addition to a big thanks for your help, expect a gold star!

 

UPDATES

Press Release Sent:

West LA College Receives Nearly $2.3 Million to Enhance Student Learning & Access to College.

West Los Angeles College recently received two Title V grants targeted at improving student and faculty access to the internet as a learning and teaching tool. Enhancing "distance learning" or online class opportunities to facilitate greater student retention is also target.  [click for more]

 

Head Football Coach Sought -  For more information visit the Athletic's home page.

 

CONDOLENCES TO . . .

The following former employees and friends of West passed away in December 2007. Our condolences to the families.

The wife of Art Babb, formerly in Academic Affairs -Cards and condolences may be sent to the Babb Family through the General Counsel's Office at the District Office.

Michael Briggs, the first library cataloger at WLAC. In addition to his duties in the library, Michael was active in the Academic Senate and the AFT faculty guild.

Joshua Stern lost his grandmother.