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October 3, 2022

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WESTWEEK

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SURVEY TIME - Win Tickets or a Front-of-Line Pass

Please help us spend our marketing dollars effectively. We'd like your input. By completing this survey on WLAC's recent advertising efforts, you will be entered to win a pair of tickets to Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm or a front-of-the-line pass for an appointment with WLAC's Academic Counseling or Financial Aid department. The last day to complete the survey is October 21, 2022. >> SURVEY 

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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH Espooky Conversations

The WLAC Spanish and Chicano / a Studies programs invite you to their Latinx Film Screenings. Enjoy two short lectures on the films' cultural-historical impact and free movie screenings.

LOCATION: GC 160 at 10:30AM

FILMS/DATES:

  • Tues, Oct 4 - El Espinazo del Diablo/The Devil's Backbone (2001)
  • Mon, Oct 10 - La Llorona (2019)

 

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF THE AMERICAS - Instagram profiles

 

Note: Spanish 002 #17377 starts Sept. 26, Spanish 001 #16147 and #17376 and Spanish 002 #16044 start Oct. 26. 

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MORE CLASSES STARTING  Oct 24

Whether you got a late start enrolling or have found you'd like to add another course to your schedule, we've got great in-person and online options for you. "Late Start" classes include dance, LGBTQ studies, Environmental Ethics, Astronomy, Afro American History, French, Sociology, Psychology and more. Many classes meet both a degree and transfer requirement.

View List of Classes 

Use Program Mapper to see what classes are right for your major

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UNIVERSITY TRANSFER FAIR - Thur, Oct 6 - 11am - 2pm 

 

UNIVERSITY REPS On Campus

MONDAYS: USC | 11am - 1pm | SSB Courtyard

Fri, Oct 6 - UCSB 
3:00 - 4:30PM | GC 130
 
Fri, Oct 13 & 24 - Cal State Dominguez Hills 
10am - 1pm | SSB 340
 
OFF CAMPUS
 

TUESDAY TRANSFER ASSISTANCE

Zoom sessions brought you to by TRIO SSS, a support team dedicated to helping students reach their goals...view Zoom links.

Transfer 101 - What You Need to Know

Oct 4 - 11am, Oct 18 - 1pm, Nov 8 - 11am | Zoom links

Cal State Applications - How To

Oct 11 - 11am, Oct 25 - 1pm, Nov 29 - 11am | Zoom links

UC Applications - How to

Nov 1 - 11am, Nov 15 - 1pm, Nov 22 -11am | Zoom links

 

additional workshops...

Tues, Sept 27 UC TAG Workshop

Zoom 319 877 9071 - Passcode 011030
3:00PM | Room TBA

 

Fri, Oct 7 UC Berkley Application Workshop 
10:00AM | Room TBA

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LET'S TALK - Program Info Sessions

 
Prepare for a career in firefighting, local law enforcement, private security, Federal service, corrections or advocacy. Information sessions are held the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm on Oct 26, Nov 23 ...Register for Zoom Session

 

Paralegal & Legal Secretary
Learn more about our American Bar Association (ABA)-Approved Paralegal program with instructors who are judges, attorneys and experienced paralegals. Sign-up for a Thursday, 6:00pm Info Session  Oct 20   |   Nov 10  |  Dec 8

 

Dental Hygiene 

The program at West is unique in that we offer a Bachelor's Degree. Students are instructed by experienced dentists and dental hygienists within a professional dental clinic setting. Learn more Oct 25 or Nov 15.

 

Dental Assisting 

Tuesdays
ZOOM Link: Oct 11 at 12:30pm  |  Nov 22 & Dec 13 at 7:00pm 

Wednesdays
ZOOM Link: Oct 12, Nov 9, Nov 30, Dec 7 - at 5pm

Fridays 

GROCERY GIVEAWAY & Other Food Support

  • Grocery Giveaway Days on most
    1st & 3rd Thursdays from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm: 

    Basic Needs Center (FA 103):
    Oct 6, Oct 20, Nov 3, Dec 1, Dec 8
    please bring your student ID or other proof of being a WLAC student
     
  • Need on-going assistance with groceries, rent or other school expenses? contact WLAC.edu/Basic-Needs
     
  • Get help signing up for CalFresh & Fresh Success
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MENTAL WELLNESS WORKSHOPS

Strengthen or improve your mental wellness in these Zoom sessions led by mental health pros. Sign-up by clicking the subjects that interest you.

TUES, OCT 4: Mental Health: Stress Management Part 1

TUES, NOV 1: Mental Heatlh: Stress Management Part 1

TUES, DEC 6: Mental Health: Healthy Communication and Relationships 

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CAREER CENTER NEWS

VIA ZOOM - zoom links not yet available

Get the Job Workshops - Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:30

  • Wed, Oct 19  Resume Workshop
  • Wed, Oct 26  Cover Letter Workshop
  • Wed, Oct 26  Interviewing Skills Workshop
Manage Your Money - Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30
  • Thurs, Nov 3   Building a Financial Plan for College
  • Thurs, Nov 17 Becoming Bank Savvy
  • Thurs, Jan 19   Tips & Tricks for Managing Credit
  • Thurs, Feb 2     Making Student Loans Work for You 

Sponsored by the WLAC Career Center & TRiO SSS and the Babson Financial Literacy Project

POWER 106 CELEBRITY GAME

MON, OCT 10- Hang with Power 106 on Wildcat Walkway near the food truck on Monday, October 10 from 10am - 11:30. Get your Celebrity Basketball Tickets and maybe win some prizes.

 

TUES, OCT 20 - Don't miss the Annual Power 106 Celebrity Basketball Game sponsored by the WLAC Women's Basketball Team in the WLAC Gym. Ticket sales support the Lady Wildcats. Don't miss the fun on and off the court.

Fraternity All Star Game @ 5:30 pm 

All Star Game - WLAC Alumni vs Power 106 @ 7:00 pm

$10 Advance Purchase, $15 At the Door

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GET HELP...

 
GENERAL QUESTIONS:
Welcome Center in SSB 420
Email wlac-pathways@laccd.edu or phone (310) 287-7251
 
PASSWORD RESET: Email WLAC-TechSupport@LACCD.edu
 
LIVE CHAT:  LiveChat with Admissions, Financial Aid, Counseling and the Business Office
 
 

 

OTHER COMING EVENTS

October

10/17 -21 ASO/DRC: Undocumented Student Week of Action

 

November

11/01 - ASO & Basic Needs: Dia De Los Muertos

11/02 - ASO & Basic Needs: Dia De Los Muertos

 

 

Fri, Oct 7 UC Berkley Application Workshop 
10:00AM | Room TBA