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SAFE ZONE SHOUT OUTS WANTED FACULTY IN THE NEWS
"Safe Zone" professor in graduation garb professor cole

SafeZone Training

SafeZone training has been created to develop confident, knowledgeable and effective LGBTQ+ allies who can establish safe and welcoming spaces on the college campus. SafeZone training is an interactive 2-part course which includes activities, small group discussions and opportunities for practicing skills.

Fri, Apr 23 10:00 – 3:00
(1 hour lunch break)

Register through the
Vision Resource Center

 


 

calendar icon  MEETING CALENDAR

Please Cheer Them On
in a Video

We're asking Faculty, Staff, Divisions and Programs to submit 30 to 59 second videos to cheer on our students and 2021 graduates.  

DUE APR 19

Have your shout-out to the Class of 2021 included in the Virtual Graduation Ceremony and/or our social media.  
Video Sample 1  | Sample 2

 

DUE MAY 5 

Too many of our students run out of steam in the last weeks of Spring. Cheer them on. They really appreciate it.  
Video Sample 1 | Sample 2

 

TO SUBMIT VIDEO:

Email your videos or video link to longcoml@wlac.edu.

Need help making a video? Contact Michelle Long-Coffee at longcoml@wlac.edu

Prof. Jennifer Cole has been invited to discuss WLAC's Climate Change  & Environmental Studies program at the LACCD Board Meeting on April 21 at 5:30 pm. Prof. Cole was part of the team that helped LACCD win the  2020 Board of Governors Faculty/Student Initiative Award for the development of the LACCD Virtual Climate Crisis Curriculum.


 

Black Student Success Week

Join "​The Black Hour"

California Community College Black Student Success Week, April 26-30...see press release
 
  • APR 26 – Follow the Money: Unapologetically Supporting Black Students
  • APR 27 – The ADT Journey for African American Students
  • APR 28 – Black Leadership in Higher Education
  • APR 29 – Legislative Briefing and Advocacy Day
  • APR 30 – Faculty Diversity

GET ASSISTANCE

GRADUATION  

CALENDAR

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  • Graduation cap on computer screen

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- PASSWORD RESET
email  

WLAC-TechSupport@LACCD.edu

- LIVE CHAT
LiveChat with Admissions, Financial Aid, Counseling and the Business Office

- GENERAL QUESTIONS
Email or phone
WLACStudentSupport@laccd.edu

(424) 371-7734
M-Th: 9am-5pm   F: 9am-1pm

- APP WORKSHOPS
Tuesdays @ 3:30pm, get help getting started. Sign-up.

 

2021 GRADUATION INFO

RSVP for Graduation by midnight on Apr 23

For public safety, the graduation ceremony will once again be virtual. Don't miss the opportunity to celebrate your real accomplishment...more info

Lavender Graduation..May 17

Black Graduation....... May 25

Paralegal Celebration Info

Learn more and sign up.

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TRANSFER CENTER Calendar


Info Sessions Money Career

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resumes, cover letters and credit cards

Spring Information Sessions

  • Paralegal
    RSVP for May 6 @ 6pm  Talk informally with the Paralegal Director and other students about the program. Also register for "Being a Paralegal, an Insider's Perspective" 

Money Management Workshops

Tips & Tricks for Managing Your Credit

Insights on how to manage credit cards, their hidden costs, and tips to avoid credit card traps. Learn about credit reports and credit scores and what steps you can take to improve your financial standing.

Apr 27 @ 12:30 - Managing Your Money to Build Your Best Life

Apr 29 @ 3:30 Understanding Student Loans 


$500 & $1,000 Scholarships

The LA College Faculty Guild $1,000 scholarships. Deadline April 22.

CCCSFAAA $500 scholarship. Deadline April 30.

Scholarships for LGBTQ Students. Deadline: Apr 30

Virtual Job Fair
& Prep Sessions
 

Time to sign-up and get your resume on file for the May 12 Virtual Job Fair.

Put your best foot forward, by attending prep sessions April 19 - May 11.

  • APR 19: Cover Letter
  • APR 20: Resume
  • APR 23: Negotiating Salary

Earn College Credit for Your Job or Internship


Career Programs That Require Only 12 Months or Less


Showcase   ASO Elections  TRIO

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vote for me

TRIO program staff

Poster Showcase

Show what you know...creatively! Enter the Poster Showcase. It looks great on resumes and university applications AND there are prizes. It's fun too. Some instructors even offer extra credit in their classes if you participate.

The DEADLINE is May 7. Get the details at WLAC.edu/Poster-Showcase

ASO Election News

FRI, APR 23

  • Meet the WLAC ASO Officer Candidates
    1:30 - 3:30

    PASSCODE: 509455

 

VOTING STARTS

  • Mon, Apr 26

Still Welcoming New Members

"TRIO SSS was amazing! They helped me stay on track and complete my degree in 2 years.
I especially liked that there was a dedicated counselor available, they had awesome tutors, and overall the staff were extremely helpful." ~TRIO Alumna
 
  • TRIO flyer
  • Dedicated program counselors
  • One-on-One Tutoring
  • Help with Resume & Cover Letters
  • Assistance with FAFSA & Scholarship searches
  • Transfer tips and tricks and online workshops