M o n d a y  E d i t i o n                    

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

STUDENT VOICE

 

ATHLETICS

 

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

 

CONSTRUCTION

WW ARCHIVES

 

MONDAY, JAN 26

 

 

 

HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR!

Welcome to the Year of the Ox 

 

 

 

New Roads Soccer   |  2:00pm  |  Community Field

 

MEETINGS:   2:00p RIO - ATA 116;  2:00p Staff Diversity Cmte - PCR;  3:00p Intl Students Program - Winlock;  5:30p Youth Training - ATA 116;  Women's Basketball Practice - Gym;  5:00p Men's Basketball Practice - Gym

 

    WLAC Students may now purchase a 6-month Metro pass for just $15 at the WLAC Business Office. That's a $200 savings!

The I-TAP card is available to students who register for 12 or more units for Spring '09

TUESDAY, JAN 27

 

 

 

 

 

IT'S FAFSA TIME:  

Apply for '09 - '10 Financial Aid now.

The priority filing period is Jan 1 - Mar 2.

 

FREE ONLINE TUTORING AVAILABLE

Students who would like to access tutoring during the Winter Session may still enroll in Sect 8958

 

 

EAP NEWSLETTER

Money Matters     Tips on Saving

 

 

MEETINGS:   10:30a Title V Audit - PCR;  5:00p Puente Project Mentor Training - ATA 116;  Women's Basketball Practice - Gym;  5:00p Men's Basketball Practice - Gym

    Speech, Math, English & Personal Development courses w/ UMOJA

 

VIEW SCHEDULE

UMOJA offers academic support, scholarships, mentoring and more for African American students and others.

Building A12 - 100 | (310) 287-4462

www.wlac.edu/wlac-umoja/

WEDNESDAY, JAN 28

 

WILDCAT GAMES:

MEN'S BASKETBALL:         vs. SMC @ SMC    |  5:00pm

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:  vs. SMC @ SMC    |  7:00pm

 

MEETINGS:   10:00a Counseling Mtg - ATA 116;  5:30p Youth Training - ATA 116;  2:00p Budget Cmte - Winlock;  3:00p Women's Basketball Practice - Gym; 5:00p Men's Basketball Practice - Gym 

 

THURSDAY, JAN 29

 

 

Paralegal Program Info Session / Orientation |  6:00pm  |  ATA 116

 

MEETINGS:   9:30p Mtg w CC Hgh School - PCR;  10:00a Student Services Council - ATA 116;  11:30a 40th Anniversary Mtg - TBD;  3:00p Women's Basketball Practice - Gym; 5:00p Men's Basketball Practice - Gym 

 

 

FRIDAY, JAN 30

 

 

Puente Program Orientation |  12:30pm  |  ATA 116

 

 

 

 

 

WILDCAT GAMES:

BASEBALL: 

vs.  Saddleback @ Saddleback  |  2:00pm

 

 

 

MEETINGS:   8:00 TTC Building Review - Winlock;  9:00a Lloyd Thomas Group - ATA 116;   Council of AA VP Mtg - PCR;  Women's Basketball Practice - Gym;  5:00p Men's Basketball Practice - Gym

 

 

    SUCCEED ONLINE

 

FACULTY: Education 210

This 2-unit course is required to teach online or hybrid courses with ETUDES used at most of the LACCD colleges.

 

STUDENTS: Education 230

3-Week class designed to help you learn how to succeed in an online class.

SATURDAY, JAN 31

 

 

 

WILDCAT GAMES:

BASEBALL:              vs.  Saddleback @ Saddleback  |  12:00pm

MEN'S BASKETBALL:         vs. Glendale @ Glendale  |  5:00pm

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:  vs. Glendale @ Glendale  |  7:00pm

 

                               
 
  LOOKING FOR TRAINERS

Professional Opportunities Related to Educational Technology

The West Los Angeles College Title V Cooperative Project is looking for qualified trainers in the

following areas related to educational technology. Trainers will design, develop, and conduct group

and/or one-on-one training, and develop and provide training materials (handouts, guides, etc.).

 

    MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT

Effective Jan 1, 2009, LACCD has adjusted downward its mileage reimbursement to $0.55 per mile.

 

W I L D C A T S   U P D A T E

Women's Basketball:  

Jan 24:    West  77  | Valley  73

Shannon Austin - 19 pts, Favor Irvin 16 pts,  Cee Cee Jeffries 19 pts

Jan 21:    West  68  | LATTC  39

Shannon Austin - 20 pts, Favor Irvin 14 pts,  Cee Cee Jeffries 14 pts 

Jan 17:    West   70  | College of the Canyons 95 

Jan 14:    West  76  | Bakersfield  37      

   

 

Men's Basketball:  

Jan 24:    West   68  | Valley 71  OT   

Jan 14:    West  73  | Bakersfield  63       

Jan 17:    West   63  | College of the Canyons 82   

 

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Alumni on University Football Scholarships

Football Alumni at '09 Sugar Bowl. 2 More Receive University Football Scholarships. 

David Reed pulled in a pivotal touchdown pass that helped the win the '09 Sugar Bowl. Terrell Crawford and Aaron Grimes received university football scholarships.

Thanks Professor Gerald Ludwig

Have you seen those handsome athletic vans?

They were donated by Professor Ludwig in memory of his wife Professor Helen P. Ludwig.

 FIND US ON FACEBOOK

FROM THE WLAC PAGE CONNECT TO

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2390779216#/pages/Culver-City-CA/West-Los-Angeles-College-WLAC/44331435068

 

WLAC Faculty & Staff

Chat, share photos, send invitations, debate & discuss

 

WLAC ASO: Established by students for students

 

WLAC ALUMNI: Established by alumni for anyone in the West family

    GET YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Got A Question? Drop-in and ask our student Academic Hurdler ambassadors. It's like your own personalized college orientation session.  Visit A12 - 101

Session Times:  Mon & Fri @ 1:00pm   Tues @ 2:00pm  Wed @ 4:00pm  Thur @ 5:00pm

OR Email:          studentcall@wlac.edu 

  

   INTERNSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS

The Dolores Huerta Labor Institute is co-sponsoring a Student Leadership Academy for students. 
Internship: June 22 - August 14, 2009
Application Deadline is February 27, 2009
Decisions Announced: by March 16
The Leadership Academy connects students as well as recent graduates to career opportunities within Los Angeles labor organizations. Gain hands
on that will be valuable for a career in civil rights work, social justice, labor, or community organizing.

 

Latina Leadership Network Scholarship - $500  |  Application Due Jan. 31    Information    Application

CCNMA Latino Journalist of CA - $500 - $1000   |  Application Due Apr. 3       Information

 

Technology Master Plan

The Technology Master Plan committee seeks your input on the latest draft of the document.

Please contact Marcus Butler with your input.

 

 Learn to Teach  Or Take Class Online

FOR FACULTY: Education 210 Sect #8510  (Spring)

This course covers the basic tools and reatures of ETUDES. Successful completion is required to teach online or hybrid courses with ETUDES used at most of the LACCD colleges. This 2-unit course MEETS FACE-TO-FACE AND ONLINE.  For more info: Joshua Stern 310.287.4558 | sternjc@wlac.edu

 

FOR STUDENTS: 230 Sec #8246   (Spring)

A 3-week class designed to help student learn how to succeed in an online class.

 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.

 

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.