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Construction News

Fiber Optic Loop & Bus Turnaround Begins Week of Dec 2, 2013

Stormwater Management & Slope Stabilization

Construction Begins July 29 (delayed to August 12 start) - Stormwater Management  

Construction Begins August 5 - Slope Stabilization

Construction Begins October 21 - Fire Service Road

 

Press Releases

April 2, 2014 - WLAC Again Beats the Pros in Aviation Tech Competition


Mar 5, 2014 - WLAC Helps To Uncover Serial Identity Thief

 

February 12, 2014 - Coaches vs. Cancer Event on Saturday, February 21

 

February 12, 2014 - California Covered Enrollment Event on Saturday, February 21

 

January 29, 2014 - West, LACCD and Culver City Officials Celebrate New On-Campus Bus Stop and Opening of Bus Turnaround

 

January 17, 2014 - WLAC's Updated Construction Plan Approved 

 

December 6, 2013 - Space Day at West

 

November 25, 2013 - Medical Assistant Training Now Available at West

 

November 25, 2013 - Olympic Medalists Share Wisdom With WLAC Track Team

 

November 7, 2013 -- Artist with work on permanent exhibit at the Smithsonian opens show at West (Alice & Richard Matzkin)

 

November 7, 2013 -- WLAC Dancers Concert Inspired by Beauty & The Beast

 

October 22, 2013 -- Children of War - Discussion and Screen, Oct. 23

 

October 22, 2013 -  On Nov. 6 at 3:30 at 515 South Flower St, 9th Flr, Los Angeles, CA 90071 the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District will hold a public hearing to receive and consider comments from the public on the proposed adoption of a resolution to authorize entering into an Energy Service Agreement for the District-Wide Measurement and Demand Response (M&DR) project.


October 21, 2013 - Winter Session Returns to West.
New student class registration begins Nov. 4. New students should submit an application in advance to get an early registration appointment.

 

September 10, 2013 - Fun For Kids at EarthFest LA (Let's Move, STAR Eco Station, Face Painting, Crafts)

 

September 3, 2013 - Demystifying "Obamacare" and Covered California at EarthFest LA on Sat, Sept 28

 

September 3, 2013 - E-Waste Collection at EarthFest LA on Sat, Sept 28

 

September 3, 2013 - EarthFest LA on Sat, Sept 28

July 30, 2013 - West Increases Number of Classes To Be Offered in 2013-2014

 

 

July 16, 2013 - College's accreditation fully reaffirmed.

 

May 2, 2013 - Wed, May 15 West Welcome Distinguished Speakers including the State Controller, Japan Consulate General & a Palestinian Media Commentator / Author

 

May 1, 2013 - WLAC Track & Field Win 6th Consecutive WSC Title. Ladies set winning record

 

April 24, 2013 - LA Mayoral Candidates will participate in "A Dialogue With Black LA" at West Los Angeles College on May 11

 

April 10, 2013 - The Do's & Don'ts of Breaking Into the Art World Discussed by Prominent Gallery Owners & Directors

 

April 4, 2013 - WLAC Aviation Mechanics Program Wins at Competition

 

April 2, 2013 - EWaste Collection on April 20 & 22

 

March 2013 - Wildcats hire New Women's Soccer Coach and Men's Basketball Coach

 

January 30, 2012 - Coaches vs. Cancer Event on February 16, 2013

 

January 30, 2012 - Coaches wanted. Applications due March 1, 2013. Men's Basketball Coach | Women's Soccer Coach

 

December 12, 2012 -- West bids farewell to 43-year-old "temporary" buildings at a Demolition Bash. Pre-Event Release | Post-Event Release | Photos w/ Captions

 

November 29, 2012 -- Join Us December 11 at 2:30 for our Demolition Bash. This event marks the end of the use of 43-year-old "temporary" buildings that have been replaced with modern LEED certified, multi-story buildings. | December 12, 2012 -- Post-Event Release | Photos w/ Captions

 

Novermber 26, 2012 -- Baseball Alumni Pitch in World Baseball Classic Qualifier and 6 Players Named to All Pacific Conference Football Team

 

November 26, 2012 -- 6 Wildcats Named to All-Pacific Conference Football Team

 

November 14, 2012 -- Dance Instructor Wins Prestigious 2012 Ovation Award for Choreography

 

November 2012 -- 10 Top Artists present "Everybody Loves Nudes" at the West Los Angeles College Gallery

 

October 1, 2012 -- Computer Science Division Launches VMWare Academy Providing Affordable Training for New Tech Jobs

 

August 29, 2012 -- EarthFest LA updates: Designer of one of nation's highest LEED rated homes to speak Free tickets for Heal The Bay volunteers

 

August 2012 -- West regretfully announces that the Men's Basketball program has been suspended due to budget cuts.

 

August 2012 -- 7th Annual EarthFest LA - Enviromental Expo & Concert - to be held at West. Presentations from experts on Fracking, Water Sustainability, and Green Jobs / Green Economy. The free expo is followed by a benefit concert featuring smooth jazz and R&B headliners.

 

June 27, 2012 -- Women's Head Basketball Coach Colleen Matsuhara honored by the WNBA at Staples Center

 

June 19, 2012 -- $5,400 Scholarships Available to STEM Students at West  >>View application

 

May 29, 2012 -- Track Athletes Bring Home State Medals

 

May 18, 2012 -- Construction Update -- The campus upper service road will be paved this summer from May through August, 2012

 

May 2012 -- College holds open house to celebrate opening of new buildings. In addition to ribbon cutting and campus tours, the day featured information sessions and a scholarship/honors student ceremony.

 

May 11, 2012 -- Free Summer Empowerment Academy for 9th Graders 

 

April 25, 2012 -- WLAC's Dance Performance Group presents "The Lion King: WLAC-Style" 

March 12, 2012 -- West Opens Bond-Funded New Student Services Building


March 5, 2012 -- West Opens Bond-Funded New General Classrooms Building

 

March 5, 2012 -- West Offering 3 New Transfer Degrees

 

February 14, 2012 -- West Partners with CSUDH to Create Transfer Academy

 

January 26, 2012 -- Coaches vs Cancer February 8 - Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society

 

January 18, 2012 -- Hiring Event at West. Full- & Part-time Positions for New Food Court