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WLAC President's Blog

The latest posts include:
 
  • Zoom, Eat, Sleep, Repeat
  • Bi-Coastal Allegiances
  • Kelly Clarkson - and Friedrich Nietzsche - Are Right
  • Another Week of "Safer at Home"
  • Two More Eggs, Please

Academic Senate Meeting April 28

Zoom video conferencing link (Password: 562734) or call at (669) 900 6833 Meeting ID: 968-0647-1953.

April 30 Town Hall Recap

View April 23 Town Hall - Topics included: 
Grading Policies ((Pass/No Pass, Incomplete, EW)DE Coordinator, Pedagogy Class, Student Cash Grants from CARE, Budget Development, Fall Classes
 

Teachers & Future Educators Workshops

Take part in over 25 sessions geared towards current and future educators! Twelve community colleges and universities, including West (May 14),  have worked hard to bring you relevant and engaging sessions, both live and pre-recorded.

Zoom Training for Classified Staff

If you'd like more information about how to use Zoom to attend meetings or conduct meetings and workshops, this online learning session is for you. Get sign-up information from the April 30 email from Vicky Nesia  - "Zoom Training for West Classified"

 

Poster Showcase Online! 

Posters must be submitted by May 16. The main event will be May 20 from 11 am - 2 pm. The link will be sent out a few days before the event... Poster Showcase Web Page.

Summer 2020 Student Town Hall FREE 2-Week Class
Summer Classes President Limbaugh with headline "Virtual Town Hall" chemistry test tubes, skeleton and people from various careers

Starts June 15 & July 20

Schedule Now Posted

  • Priority Registration Begins ................. MAY 4
  • Open Registration Begins ................. MAY 18
  • Find Your Registration Date (Video)
 
DID YOU KNOW? Summer online is not new at West. A large percentage of Sumner classes have been offered by the award-winning Distance Education program at West for years.

Tues, May 12 @ Noon

Students are invited to a Town Hall on Zoom with WLAC President James M. Limbaugh.

Get updates on classes, accessing services, virtual graduation and more. You can also submit questions to be answered by our Vice Presidents and Deans.

Starts May 4

SUCCEED ONLINE CLASS
Learn to succeed as an online student for FREE!
 
BASIC SKILLS 105CE:
Non-Credit | Class #30568
Student Success in Hybrid and Online Classes

MORE FREE Prepare to Succeed Classes
 
BSICSKL 105CE: #30568  Industry Overview & Career Opportunities
 
BSICSKL 093CE: #28315 – Biology Fundamentals Review: Prepare to succeed in your Biology course
 
BSICSKL 073CE: #30311 – Chemistry Fundamental Review: Prepare to succeed in your Chemistry course

Program Highlight Online Tip Program Highlight
public health file box and files scientist, NLF logo and entertainment company logos

Public Health - Associate Degree for Transfer

 

West offers an Associate Degree for Transfer in Public Health. (Associate Degrees for Transfer provide guaranteed admission to a Cal State University). Careers in Public Health include: Health Department administration; disaster preparedness and public nursing; education and research roles; consultants and employees for pharmaceutical, insurance and healthcare organizations and non-profits.
 
Learn more at WLAC.edu/Public-Health

Succeed Online Tip 

ORGANIZE.
Does the way you name your files make them easy to find? Are you backing up your files? Using folders and "the Cloud"? How about an alert system?
Get some simple and helpful how tos from this video
 
Did you know West has been named a BEST ONLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE by AffordableCollegesOnline.org & the SREducationGroup.org ?

AWS Certification Offered

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been playing a critical role 
collaborating with healthcare providers, public health organizations, government agencies, and businesses around the globe to cope with the effects of COVID-19. They even played a crtical role in achieving the first virtual NFL Draft event.
 
AWS professionals are in-demand and well paid. Prepare for certification online at West.

Basic Needs Assistance Paralegal Guest Speaker Wildcat Cheer
basic needs Philip Rowley wildcats cheer

Monday-Friday: 9am - 5pm

Our Basic Needs Coordinator Daniela Anzueto continues to assist students connecting to resources that provide housing, food, mental and physical health services and more. Students can make appointments to speak to the coordinator via Live Chat or by video appointment.

 
Voicemails can be left at (310) 287-4487 or email her at Anzuetd@WLAC.Edu.

Guest Speaker from Sony

Paralegal students benefitted from hearing the real-world experiences of Philip Rowley, Chief Financial Officer, of Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City. Rowley was recently a guest speaker in Professor Zexter's Paralegal 10 Zoom class. Rowley shared his views about the effects of the pandemic on the economy based on data from other countries. He also spoke in-depth about technology, dealing with adversity, careers in entertainment and interviewing skills....about the WLAC Paralegal program    

Gain Skills & Tryout! 

Virtual tryouts have begun. Submit your video to be considered to be a part of the 2020-2021 Royalty Cheer team by May 4, 5:00pm.
 
Show us what you can do! Email your video or video link to MurraySM2@wlac.edu.
 

Student Townhall Recap Academic Senate EOPS Book Vouchers
Student Townhall Recap academic senate Apply EOPS

April 21 Townhall Recap

If you missed the April 21 Student Town Hall with WLAC President James M. Limbaugh, you can view it here.
 
Topics included:
  • About dropping classes
  • ASO Meetings
  • Summer Online Session
  • How to Access Services including Counseling, Financial Aid and Admissions
  • Bookstore updates: Book rentals, Buying Books, Using Book Vouchers
  • Graduation Caps and Gowns
  • Ordering Transcripts
  • Making video tutoring appointments
 
NEXT STUDENT TOWN HALL MAY 12 - See Story Above

Meets April 28, 2020

Notice is Hereby Given That Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20 the West Los Angeles College Academic Senate will meet on April 28, 2020 via Zoom Conferencing.
 
Consistent with Executive Order N-29-20, members of the West Los Angeles College Academic Senate may participate remotely by Zoom video conferencing using this link (Password: 562734) or by calling in to the meeting at (669) 900 6833 Meeting ID: 968-0647-1953.
 
Consistent with Executive Order N-29-20 and Government Code sections 54953.2, 54954.1, 54954.2, and 54957.5, the West Los Angeles College Academic Senate will provide to individuals with disabilities reasonable modification or accommodation including an alternate, accessible version of all meeting materials. To request an accommodation, please contact baileyh@laccd.edu or call (310) 287-4547.
 
Members of the public wishing to comment on an agenda item or other topic within the purview of the West Los Angeles College Academic Senate will be given the opportunity via Zoom or may submit commentary to norrisc@wlac.edu.

Through May 15

Submit completed applications via email to wlac-eops@laccd.edu.
 
Benefits of Membership
  • $300 Online Book Vouchers (Books Mailed)
  • Comprehensive Counseling
  • Priority Registration
  • Online Support Services
  • Specialized Workshops
 
You May Qualify If

 

  • Taking 12 or more units
    • If Foster Youth - 9 units
    • If DSPS - 6 units
  • Receive BOG A or B Fee Waiver
  • Completed less than 70 degree applicable units