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Starting: August 26
Looking for Food on Campus? Get a Bite to Eat at the Food Truck in Monarch Square Starting August 26
LAVC will have a food truck on campus to provide food service to students, faculty and staff during the closure of the Cafeteria Building. The food truck will be located in Monarch Square (west of Campus Center) starting on Monday, August 26; food services will be available Mondays-Thursdays from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. and on Fridays from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. In addition, food can also be purchased at the LAVC Bookstore or at one of the campus' vending machines. The Cafeteria is currently closed in preparation for the upcoming demolition of the existing Cafeteria Building, which will make way for the construction of a new Monarch Center (student union). To find the location of the food truck, please view the LAVC Campus Map.
DECEMBER 4-FEBRUARY 28, 2014
The Microphones of Our Generation Exhibit – December 4, 2013 through February 28, 2014, 1:00p.m.-5:00p.m. in the LAVC Historical Museum the Media Arts/Broadcasting Department and the LAVC Historical Museum present an interactive exhibit “The Microphones Of Our Generation” featuring classic microphones used in radio and television broadcasting from the days of Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite to the present with Howard Stern and Ryan Seacrest and everything in between. On exhibit a collection of microphones assembled by Professor Jason Beaton from LAVC’s Broadcasting program featuring classic RCA, Shure, and Electro Voice models. Many of these microphones were in use on the campus radio station KVCM during the last 50 year of broadcasting to students. For more information call (818) 947-2373, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DECEMBER 11-31, 2013
The 4th Annual Sounds of the Season on KVCM. The 4th Annual Sounds of the Season begins Wednesday, December 11 and will run through Monday, December 31st on the campus radio station 95.1KVCM, Monarchs Radio. It is an annual tradition at LAVC started by Professor Jason Beaton in Broadcasting. Listen as the Broadcasting students play all holiday songs (over 500 of them) mixed in with holiday facts and greetings from instructors, counselors, coaches, and administrators. To contribute and participate, email the radio station at email@example.com and your voice just might be heard as part of the 4th Annual Sounds of the Season. To listen to LAVC’s KVCM radio log on to http://www.lavc.edu/kvcm/.
DECEMBER 9, 2013
Bookstore News and Buyback Schedule. Avoid waiting on line to purchase your winter textbooks and supplies. Log onto www.lavcbookstore.com and order your books ahead of time. You can have them shipped or pick up in store. Spring textbooks will be available for rental starting January 27th. End of semester buyback at your LAVC Student Store: December 9th-12th, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. December 13th and December 16th, 8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Winter Session buyback January 6th and January 7th, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Reminder – RENTAL RETURNS are due no later than Monday, December 16th at 1:00 p.m. For more information visit the Bookstore website at www.lavcbookstore.com, call the Bookstore at (818) 947-2717, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DECEMBER 3-4, 2013
A’s Your Finals. Need help with test anxiety or prepping for finals? The Student Psychological Services will be presenting their last workshop of the semester, A’s Your Finals, on December 3rd and 4th in the Student Services Multi-Purpose Room, #245, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. For more information call (818) 778-5708 or by email at email@example.com
DECEMBER 7, 2013
Parent’s Night Out. Are you looking to get some quality time away from your children? Don’t have a babysitter or can’t afford one? The LAVC Community Services Department Gymnastics Center has the answer! We are offering Parent’s Night out on Saturday, December 7, 2013. Bring your kids to the gymnastic center and they will enjoy an obstacle course, contests, games, movie, pizza and more! Fee is $15 and advance registration is required. Open to boys and girls ages 5-12, gymnast and non-gymnast alike. To register and for more information contact the Community Services Center at (818) 947-2577, extension 4172, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about LAVC’s Community Services Department visit their website, at http://lavalley.augusoft.net.
DECEMBER 7, 2013
First Annual Philosophy/Economics Department and ASU 5K Run/Walk. The Philosophy/Economics Department and the Associated Student Union proudly announce their first Annual 5K Run/Walk starting at 9:00 a.m. on December 7, 2013. The race will start outside the Library, near the main gate on Fulton Ave.
Want to release the stress from the final exams? Run off the stress. Running makes you smarter and stronger. Free T-shirt and drink. No registration required. Parking is in Lot B located on the corner of Fulton Avenue and Oxnard Boulevard. For more information contact Chris Pallotti at (818) 947-2468, or by email at email@example.com. This event is wheelchair accessible. If you need special accommodations, contact the ASU Office at (818) 778-5516.
Announcement! Spring Schedule Now Available
Spring Schedule adjustments are being made in the Office of Academic Affairs to provide access to more students in classes needed to complete degree and transfer requirements. While some sections for spring were cancelled, other high demand classes are being added. Sections of Anthropology, Art, Astronomy, Cinema, Communication Studies, English, Environmental Science, History, Journalism, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology are in the process of being added to Spring 2014. For schdule information visit http://www.lavc.edu/schedules.html. For more information contact the Office of Academic Affairs, (818) 947-2326.
Job Training Guest on KVCM. Job Training’s Roberto Gutierrez recently appeared on the Myron Cotton show on LAVC’s radio station KVCM, discussing some of the many programs his department provides such as the monthly job Club and Metro program. KVCM offers an excellent outlet to not only share valuable departmental information, but gives students and faculty the opportunity to interact in a professional setting. For more information on LAVC’s Job Training visit their website at www.lavc.edu/jobtraining.
DECEMBER 14, 2013
Ireland Study Away Summer 2014
Want to study in Dublin, Ireland next summer and earn 3 units of credit, transferable to UC and CSU? Come to an information meeting for the Ireland Study Away Program on Saturday, December 14 in Humanities 100 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Learn about the month-long study program with AIFS from June 30-July 29, 2014. Application deadline for the program is March 31, 2014. For more information contact Professor Beth Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit http://www.lavc.edu/studyaway/ireland/.
DECEMBER 14, 2013
Summer Study Program in Paris, 2014. Want to study in Paris next summer and earn up to 8 units of LAVC credit, transferable to UC and CSU? Come to an information meeting for the Paris Study Away program on Saturday, December 14, in Foreign Language 102, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Application deadline for the program is April 1, 2014. For more information: (818) 947-2380, or visit http://www.lavc.edu/paris.
NOVEMBER 28 - DECEMBER 1
Campus Closed from November 28-December 1 for the Thanksgiving Holiday
LAVC will be closed from November 28 to December 1 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. During the Thanksgiving holiday closure, classes will not be in session, and all offices and services will be closed. The campus will reopen on Monday, December 2. For a complete list of campus holidays and other events, visit www.lavc.edu/calendar/index.html
Announcement! Spring Schedule Now Available. Spring Schedule adjustments are being made in the Office of Academic Affairs to provide access to more students in classes needed to complete degree and transfer requirements. While some sections for spring were cancelled, other high demand classes are being added. Sections of Anthropology, Art, Astronomy, Cinema, Communication Studies, English, Environmental Science, History, Journalism, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology are in the process of being added to Spring 2014. For more information contact the Office of Academic Affairs, (818) 947-2326.
Welcome to Jerry McClellan as the new temporary Web Designer in the IT Department. Jerry has been recently hired to substitute Claudette Belmonte Bentley while she is on maternity leave. During this time Jerry will continue to publish Omniupdate requests and assist with layout issues when updating an Omniupdate managed page. Jerry will update content on the college website that is not managed via Omniupdate, create slide graphics for the homepage, update the campus map, SharePoint modifications pertaining to Document Libraries and User Access. Omniupdate users should send their publish requests to email@example.com. Welcome Jerry!
HIV Mobile-Free Screenings- Wednesday, December 4, 2013. On Wednesday, December 4, 10:00-2:00 p.m. next to the Allied Health & Science Building the LAVC Student Health Center and Tarzana Treatment Center will be sponsoring free Rapid HIV Testing and Hepatitis C Testing. No Blood Drawl – Oral Quick Swab HIV Test. With a 99% accuracy rating and results in less than 20 minutes. Completely Confidential. Walk-Ins Welcome! For more information, visit the Calendar of Wellness Events on the LAVC Student Health Center Web Page at http://www.lavc.edu/studenthealth/, or call (818) 947-2918.
It’s your Day to Help Save a Life! Donate Blood and Save 3 lives at the LAVC Blood Drive on December 5, 2013. The LAVC Student Health Center and the American Red Cross will be sponsoring an “LAVC Blood Drive” on Thursday, December 5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Blood Mobile parked next to the Allied Health & Science Building. Do you want to be a superstar donor? It’s easy as one, two, three! 3 whole blood donations. For more information, visit the Calendar of Wellness Events on the LAVC Student Health Center Web Page at http://www.lavc.edu/studenthealth/, or call (818) 947-2918.
Dance Day! Thursday, December 5, 2013. Please join us on December 5, at 7:30 p.m. for our annual Fall dance performance showcasing LAVC dance classes, and selected student work. Performances in the Main gymnasium, North Gym. Admission: $7 at the door. Free parking in student Lot M, L, or D, no permit required, For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com, or call(818) 947-2908. If you need accommodations due to a disability to participate, please contact the P.E. Department at (818) 947-2908, at least 5 business days in advance.
LAVC President Speaks at Job training/Metro Graduation. Speaking at a recent Job Training graduation before a group of high-placed dignitaries from Metro, LAVC President, Alma Johnson-Hawkins noted the highly successful relationship the college shares with the transportation company, one of the many businesses LAVC works with. On this occasion, the 20 graduates are pursuing goals of becoming a bus operator and are aided by Job Training in their pursuit. For more information on the LAVC Job Training Program, call (818) 947-2927, or visit their webpage at www.lavc.edu/jobtraining/
November 16, 2013
Ireland Study Away Summer 2014 Want to study in Dublin, Ireland next summer and earn 3 units of credit, transferable to UC and CSU? Come to an information meeting for the Ireland Study Away Program on Saturday, November 16 or Saturday, December 14 in Humanities 100 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Learn about the month-long study program with AIFS from June 30-July 29, 2014. Application deadline for the program is March 31, 2014. For more information contact professor Beth Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit http://www.lavc.edu/studyaway/ireland/.
NOVEMBER 16, 2013
Summer Study Program in Paris, 2014. Want to study in
Paris next summer and earn up to 8 units of LAVC credit, transferable to UC and
CSU? Come to an information meeting for the Paris Study Away program on Saturday,
November 16 or December 14, in Foreign Language 102, from 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Application deadline for the program is April 1, 2014. For more information:
(818) 947-2380, or visit http://www.lavc.edu/paris.
LAVC Job Training Receives Four Awards. LAVC Job Training Program recently received
four outstanding achievement awards at the South Bay Workforce Investment Board
banquet. Job Training was recognized for their achievement, contributions, and commitment to workforce development, with their Tool and Manufacturing Academic receiving accolades thanks to their 89% employee placement, while the other three awards spotlighted Job Training’s Customer Service courses, including two that has 100% employee placement with
the other gaining 95%. This brings the total to more than 30 awards the program has brought to LAVC in the past 19 years. Congratulations!
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
Forbes.com Highlights Successful LAVC Job Training Reemployment Program.
The Job training’s LA Fellows Program was recently highlighted in a Forbes.com story, spotlighting their success in helping long-term unemployed and workers over 50 secure employment. Click on the link to read the entire story. http://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2013/11/13/programs-and-tips-to-help-the-long-term-unemployed/
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
LAVC Bookstore Fall Clearance! Please come and shop with us for our fall clearance going on now through December 1, 2103. Prices start as low as 0.25 cents. Spend $5.00 and you will be entered in a raffle drawing for an LAVC mystery gift bag. Bookstore hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Friday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. For more information contact the Bookstore at (818) 947-2717, email at email@example.com, or www.lavcbookstore.com.
Starting: NOVEMBER 6, 2013
Math Transfer Lab. Need help in your upper level math courses? The Transfer Math Lab located in the Library & Academic Resource Center (LARC), Room 219, provides free tutoring in mathematics for all Los Angeles Valley College students who are actively enrolled in Math 238, 240, 245, 259, 260, 265, 266, 267, 270 and 275. Tutoring is available on Monday and Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; and Friday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. For more information contact the Transfer Math Lab Supervisor, Mostapha (Steve) Barakat at (818) 947-2858, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 20, 2013
STARS Event – Find your Career Path. Undecided on your Major? The LAVC STARS (Strategies for the Advancement and Retention of Students) invites you to learn about online tools, career resources, and programs to help you explore your options and decide on a major. Find out about transfer resources and options related to your chosen major to prepare you to transition to a university on Wednesday, November 20 at 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m., in the Library & Academic Resource Center (LARC), Room 201. Refreshments provided. For more information, call (818) 947-2712 or email email@example.com.
Starting: NOVEMBER 20-22
MUSEUM by Tina Howe. LAVC Department of Theater Arts and the Valley Collegiate Players present MUSEUM by Tina Howe. Performances run Wednesday-Saturday, November 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. in the Horseshoe Theater with an additional 2:00 p.m. matinee performance on Saturday, November 23. Tickets are available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/474406. A museum exhibition featuring three unique, eccentric artists elicits a hundred different responses from a group of unique, eccentric museum goers. For more information call (818) 947-2352, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DECEMBER 7, 2013
Oh, LA! Visit Historic Downtown Los Angeles. Tour downtown Los Angeles with Sociology Professor Pat Allen to learn about our city and explore our historic heritage. The downtown tour is on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Meeting location: Main entrance of Union Station. Wear comfortable shoes. RSVP to email@example.com, or ext. 2712 and provide your cell phone number.
Want to Transfer to UCLA? Get a First Hand look at the University. Sign up for the Fall 2013 Bus Trip on November 8.The LAVC Career Transfer Center (CTC) will offer a bus trip for interested LAVC students to visit UCLA on November 8, 2013 from 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. To reserve your space please sign up in the Career/Transfer Center located in Student Services Annex.For further information, please call (818) 947-2646. A $5 refundable fee is required. Participants are asked to bring their lunch or money to purchase lunch during the trip. To reserve your spot or for more information, contact the Career/Transfer Center at (818) 947-2646 or visit www.lavc.edu/transfer/.
Cooperative Education Scholarship Awarded to Alan Martin. Alan Martin was awarded a $250.00 scholarship from the Cooperative Education Department on October 11th of this year! He was given his award by President Johnson-Hawkins and Coop Ed Director, Doug Marriott. The “Coop Ed” program allows students to earn college credit for structured work experience. Alan submitted a scholarship application outlining how his work at local specialty prop and costume shop has complimented his academic study of art at Los Angeles Valley College and helped clarify his career goals. We congratulate Alan on this scholarship award and succeeding in the Coop Ed program. You can learn more about Coop Ed at LAVC at www.lavc.edu/cooped.
Know How to Manage Your Anger Come to the Anger Management Workshop on November 5th and 6th, at 1:00 pm-2: pm in the Student Services Multi-Purpose Room. Anger is completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion, but it can lead to problems—at work, in your personal relationships, and in your overall quality of life. Come and discover how to understand and control your anger, and learn new ways to cope with the anger from others. You don't need to attend both days; the same material will be covered on each day. For more information, contact Dr. Carl King at (818) 778-5708, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disability Awareness Day Join us on Thursday, October 31st 2013, from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. in Monarch Hall to hear Student Trustee Michael Griggs speak about his involvement in Student Government as a student with a disability.Learn about opportunities to participate in Campus Life and Student Government at Los Angeles Valley College. This event is wheelchair accessible. Individuals needing sign-language interpreters, assisted listening devices, large print, Braille materials or any other accommodations should contact the ASU Office at email@example.com,
or by fax at (818) 778-5715 by October 24th.
October 28 - November 1
Los Angeles Valley College Presents: Latino Heritage Week, Monday, October 28, to Friday, November 1, 2013. Attend a panel discussion on the status of Immigration Reform and the effect on our community on Monday, October 28, at 11:30-12:30 p.m. in the Student Services Multi-Purpose Room, SSC-245. Learn about the importance of Chicano Studies on Tuesday, October 29, at 11:30-12:30 in the Student Services Multi-Purpose Room-SSC 245. Join in the cultural celebration and lunch on Wednesday, October 30, at 10:00-2:00 p.m. at the Student Services Plaza. Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead on Friday, November 1st, at 11:30-12:30 p.m. in the Student Services Multi-Purpose Room SSC-245. This event issponsored by the LAVC Associated Student Union. All events are free and open to all. These events are wheelchair accessible. For more information contact the Student Services Office at (818) 947-2688.
Los Angeles Valley College Department of Music presents: Mak Grgic, classical guitar. Performing on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at 8:00-10:00 p.m. in the LAVC Music Recital Hall, Room 106, at 8:00-10:00 p.m. Returning to the Los Angeles Valley College stage by popular demand, Slovenian guitarist Mak Grgic was recently hailed by the Washington Post as “a lyrical insightful player:” Tickets $20 general, $15 students and seniors, $10 AGS members and LAVC students. For more information contact Gregory Newton at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at www.lavc.edu/music/lavc-music-calendar.htm.
Halloween Sale Please stop by the Bookstore for a 4-day Halloween Sale starting on Monday October 28 through Thursday October 31, 2013. There will be sweatshirts and pants priced at $19.95, art supplies and scrap booking supplies priced at 50% off. Also 30% off selected black or orange merchandise items. For more information contact the
bookstore at (818) 947-2713, or email@example.com.
Ireland Study Away Summer 2014. Want to study in Dublin, Ireland next summer and earn 3 units of credit, transferable to UC and CSU? Come to an information meeting for the Ireland Study Away Program on Saturday, October 19 or Saturday, November 14, 2013 at Los Angeles Valley College, Humanities Building, Room 100, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Learn about the month-long study program with AIFS from June 30-July 29, 2014. Application deadline for the program is March 31, 2014. For more information contact Professor Beth Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (818) 947-2586.
Dance Day. The Los Angeles Valley College Dance Program is sponsoring a DANCE DAY where the public is invited to participate in a series of classes taught by guest artists in various dance genres: Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Jazz, Salsa, Musical Theater, and Zumba. Donation: $5 per class, or $20 for the day, to benefit the 2014 Spring Production. The event is scheduled on November 16, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.at the Los Angeles Valley College Dance Studio, North Gym. For information call (818) 947-2908, or email@example.com.
Pumpkin Plunge. Come swim with us in our floating pumpkin patch! Pumpkins will be sold based on size ($10 for medium and $15 for large). Sugar pumpkins will be available for $5. Purchase one and you can paint it at our painting station! Free airbrushing from Universal Airbrushing will be available to all participants. There will also be a costume contest and raffle with prizes. Goodie bags will be available to the first 144 children in attendance. The event is scheduled on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. in the Los Angeles Valley College Aquatics Center. For more information call (818) 778-5644, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joe Turner’s Come and Gone by August Wilson
LAVC Theater Arts Department presents Joe Turner’s Come and Gone by August Wilson. Performances run Thursday-Saturday October 10, 11, 12 and 17, 18, 19, at 8:00 p.m. Set in a black boardinghouse in Pittsburgh in 1911, this drama by the author of The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars and Fences is an installment in the author’s award-winning series chronicling black life in each decade of this century. Tickets are available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/452668. For more information contact the Theater Department at (818) 947-2352, or email@example.com.
STARS presents: Study Smarter, Not Harder
The STARS (Strategic Team for the Advancement and Retention of Students) will be offering its next STARS Workshop on Thursday, October 17 from 1:00-2:30 pm in LARC Room 201.At this workshop, students will learn to study more effectively, learn why index cards are not enough, get new note-taking strategies, learn a new way to study for tests, learn strategies for improving your memory and retaining information. For more information, contact LAVC Professional Development at (818) 947-2712 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Music Department Presents: “War and Peace: Music of Handel and Haydn”with conductor,Dr. Michael H. Arshagouni, Los Angeles Valley College Mainstage Theater on Saturday, October 19 - Valley Symphony Orchestra at 7:00 pm. General Admission $25; Students/Seniors $15; LAVC Students $10 (advanced purchase only). For more information contact the Music Department at (818) 947-2346, or email@example.com
Adventures in Astronomy: Eclipses. Eclipses are rare, but are some of the most fascinating celestial events we can view from Earth. Join Griffith Observatory Guide, Matt Ventimiglia, as he shares his photographs and experiences from around the world watching solar and lunar eclipses. This free talk will take place at the Valley College Planetarium at 7:45 pm, on Sunday, October 13, 2013. For more information, visit the LAVC Astronomy Group (Earth Science Department) website at http://lavcastrogroup.org, or contact the Earth Science Department at (818) 947-2335, or at firstname.lastname@example.org
LAVC Bookstore Introduces Farmer Bros. Coffee
Receive a Free Cup of Hot Coffee, Hot Chocolate or Hot Tea with the Purchase of a Travel or Ceramic Coffee Mug from October 2-October 16. Bookstore hours: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday- Thursday, and 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday. For more information contact the Bookstore at (818) 947-2717, or at email@example.com.
LAVC Bookstore to Hold Breast Cancer Awareness Sale
Please Come and Shop with us During the Month of October as we Observe Breast Cancer Awareness. Take Advantage of our Pink Sale with a 30% Discount on any Pink Clothing or General Merchandise Item. The sale starts October 1st - October 31. The Bookstore is open from
9 a.m.-2 p.m., on Friday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information contact the Bookstore at
(818) 947-2713, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAVC to Offer the Official GED Test on October 10-12
The LAVC CalWORKs Office will offer the Official GED Test on October 10-12. The partial test will be offered on Thursday, October 10, and the full test will be offered on Friday-Saturday, October 11-12.The Official GED Test is offered every month to the community. In addition, CalWORKs offers a GED practice test on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. for a $10 fee; not offered on the official testing date each month. Those interested in taking the practice test, must meet in Bungalow 14 at 8:50 a.m. to sign up. For more information about the GED test or the practice test, contact Margie Thomas at (818) 947-2976 or visit the CalWORKs Web Page.
Want to Study in Paris next summer and earn up to 8 units of LAVC credit, transferable to UC and CSU? Come to an information meeting for the Paris Study Away Program on Saturday, October 19 in Foreign Language Room 102 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm. Learn about the month-long study program with ESA (European Studies Association) from June 30-July 30, 2014. Application deadline for the program is April 1, 2014. For more information contact Professor Dominique Merrill at: email@example.com, or call (818) 947-2380. Visit www.lavc.edu/paris for details.
Need to take the GED Test? Don't Miss the Registration/Orientation for the Official GED Full Test & Partial Test on October 3. The LAVC CalWORKs Office will hold a mandatory orientation/registration session for the Official GED Test on Thursday, October 3 at 9 a.m. in Bungalow 14 for the GED Testing dates on October 10-12. The partial test will be offered on Thursday, October 10, and the full test will be offered on Friday-Saturday, October 11-12. The Official GED Test is offered every month to the community. The full testing fee is $180, and the partial/retake testing fee is $40 for each subject and $50 for English/writing; fees must be paid in full at time of registration. In addition, CalWORKs offers a GED practice test on selected Friday mornings at 8:45 a.m. for a $10 fee. For more information about the GED test or the practice test, contact Margie Thomas at (818) 947-2976 or visit the GED Web Page.
Updated: September 25
The LAVC Public Relations Office is temporarily closed starting Tuesday, September 2 until January 2014. During that time, a shortened version of the LAVC College Bulletin will be publicized. Any PR Requests for assistance to promote college news and events should be emailed to the LAVC Public Relations email account at firstname.lastname@example.org; that email account will continue to be monitored until the office is able to fully reopen.The LAVC Public Relations Office will resume full operations starting on January 6, 2014. The Public Relations Office offers LAVC departments, programs and services assistance with promoting news and events to the campus community and beyond. It can help with posting announcements in the College Bulletin, on the college’s electronicmarquee, on LAVC’s online calendar, on the LAVC homepage, and on LAVC’s Facebook and Twitter pages. In addition, the Public Relations Office can help with the creation ofFacebook pages for college departments and programs. Please note: The LAVC PR Office is unable to fulfill requests from any organization not directly affiliated with Los Angeles Valley College. For more information on the list of services offered and request deadlines, visit the PR Office Web Page at www.lavc.edu/campusnews/pr.html.
Starting September 11 - October 3, 2013
General Tutoring Study Skills Workshop: Time Management
Students are invited to a Study Skills Workshop on time Management sponsored by General Tutoring. Come and learn new techniques to make the most of your busy schedule as a college student. Workshops are free and no RSVP is necessary. The workshops are scheduled on Wednesdays, September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9 and 16 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. And on Thursdays, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, and 10 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. All workshops will be held in the LARC (Library and Academic Resource Center), Room 112. For more information contact Phyllis Yasuda at email@example.com or (818) 947-2750, or visit the General Tutoring website at www.lavc.edu/generaltutoring
August 26-September 7
Attention Students--Don't Forget to Buy Your Parking Permit, or You May Get a Ticket! Fall 2013 Parking Permit Grace Period Ends September 7
The LAVC Sheriff's Office allows vehicles a two-week grace period on parking permits in student parking lots at the beginning of every semester; the grace period ends on Saturday, September 7. Parking citations are issued at all times to vehicles parking in Staff parking spots without the proper faculty/staff parking permit. The LAVC Sheriff's Office will begin issuing parking citations for vehicles without a valid parking permit starting on Monday, September 9. Parking permits are available for purchase for the Fall 2013 semester at the LAVC Business Office, or daily parking permits can be purchased at the yellow Parking Pay Stations on campus. If you don't want to get a parking ticket, make sure your vehicle is parked legally in a student parking lot with your parking permit properly displayed. For more information, visit the LAVC Parking Information Web site.
Starting: August 26
Did You Know? The Faculty Lounge Has Been Relocated to Bungalow 83
Beginning August 26, the Faculty Lounge will be located in Bungalow 83. The Faculty Lounge was moved from the Cafeteria Building due to the upcoming construction of the new Monarch Center. Use of the Faculty Lounge space for meetings or other activities can be reserved through the LAVC Master Calendar Office by calling (818) 947-2421. To find the location of Bungalow 83, please view the LAVC Campus Map.
August 19-September 13
Need to Pay Your Fees or Buy a Parking Pass? LAVC Business Office Offers Extended Hours of Operation for the Fall 2013 Rush Period
The LAVC Business Office will offer extended Fall 2013 Rush Period hours of operation between August 19-September 13 to better assist students during the beginning of the semester. The Business Office extended hours during the Fall 2013 Rush Period will be Monday-Thursday, from 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m. For more information, visit the Business Office Web page.
Starting: August 19
LAVC Announces New Features on the Valley College Homepage
Starting August 19, the LAVC Homepage will be updated with several new features such as a new online college calendar link, links to the Student Success and Accreditation Web pages, a redesigned Web page footer, and a link to the new Policies & Disclosures Web page. These new changes to the homepage will allow the college to better serve its students, faculty/staff and the general public. The homepage will feature a new online college calendar widget that displays a list of scheduled activities and events at the college. The new "Tips for Success" link to the Student Success Web page will help students learn what they need to do to be more successful and reach their academic goals. A new homepage link to the Accreditation Web page will make it easier for the public to find our Accreditation information. The new Policies & Disclosures Web Page will contain information on the college's policies and public disclosures. Lastly, the Web Page footer will be redesigned to give users easier access to the college's most frequently used Web pages on the LAVC Web site. Visit the LAVC Web Site to see the new updates.
Starting: August 12
LAVC Job Training Office and the Extension Program Have Relocated to the Administration Building as of August 12
As of August 12, the LAVC Job Training Office and Extension Program will be located in a new temporary location in the former Counseling Department area of the Administration Building. This move was necessary due to the upcoming demolition of the Cafeteria Building so that the new Monarch Center can be built. The hours of operation for the LAVC Job Training Office and Extension Program are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. To find its new location, view the LAVC Campus Map. For more information, visit the Job Training Web Page.
August 12-March 28
Construction Notification—Pedestrian Access near the South Gym and Monarch Stadium will be Closed Due to the New Alumni Walk and New Home Side Ticket Booth Construction from August 12-March 28
Between August 12, 2013-March 28, 2014, the new Alumni Walk and Home Side Ticket Booth will be under construction. During the project, pedestrian access, road access and parking will be impacted near the Aquatics Center and South Gym, as well as near the home side bleachers of Monarch Stadium. There will also be noise, dust, and smoke associated with this project, and will be some sidewalk closures on Ethel Avenue and Hatteras Street. For more information, visit the ReVitalizing Valley College's Construction & Parking Updates Web Page.
Starting: August 7
Ramp at the South Entrance of Administration Building is Temporarily Closed for Public Safety Reasons
As a safety precaution, the college has decided to close (and corner off) the ramp to the Administration Building's southern entrance due to the fact that the Bunya Bunya tree, which is located at the south side of the Administration Building near the Foreign Language Building, has started to blossom early. The safety of our faculty, staff, students and guests is of the utmost importance to the college, and that ramp will remain closed until there is no longer a threat to public safety. Accessible/ADA access to the Administration Building is still available on the eastern side of the building through sliding glass doors facing Monarch Square. For more information, contact the Administrative Services Office at (818) 947-2336.
Woody James Jazz Ensemble to Perform on September 18 as Part of the LAVC Free Wednesday Concert Series
LAVC Music Department will kick off its Fall 2013 Free Wednesday Concert Series with a performance by the Woody James Jazz Ensemble on Wednesday, September 18 at 1 p.m. in the Music Instrumental Room in the Music Building, Room 112. The Woody James Jazz Ensemble Concert is free of charge. For more information regarding the LAVC Music Department Concerts schedule, visit the LAVC Music Department Calendar at http://www.lavc.edu/music/lavc-music-calendar.htm
September 19, 2013
Do You Know What’s Going On at LAVC? Check Out the Online LAVC Calendar of Events
The LAVC posts an online Calendar of Events on the LAVC Web site for the campus community and the public to get information regarding events being held at the campus. The LAVC Calendar of Events now features an easy-to-read calendar format noting the different types of events being held on campus. In addition, the calendar information can be sorted by the type of event or information (e.g. academic dates & deadlines, faculty/staff events, student events, etc), and can be viewed according to the month, week or day. To view the LAVC Calendar of Events visit www.lavc.edu/calendar/index.html.
LAVC to Offer the Official GED Test on September 19-21
The LAVC CalWORKs Office will offer the Official GED Test on September 19-21. The partial test will be offered on Thursday, September 19, and the full test will be offered on Friday-Saturday, September 20-21.The Official GED Test is offered every month to the community. In addition, CalWORKs offers a GED practice test on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. for a $10 fee; not offered on the official testing date each month. Those interested in taking the practice test, must meet in Bungalow 14 at 8:50 a.m. to sign up. For more information about the GED test or the practice test, contact Margie Thomas at (818) 947-2976 or visit the CalWORKs Web Page.
The LAVC Public Relations Office is Temporary Closed Until Further Notice
The LAVC Public Relations Office will be temporarily closed starting Tuesday, September 2 until a temporary replacement can be found while the current PR Manager is on leave. During that time, any PR Requests for assistance to promote college news and events should be emailed to the LAVC Public Relations email account at firstname.lastname@example.org; that email account will continue to be monitored until the office is able to fully reopen.The LAVC Public Relations Office offers LAVC departments, programs and services assistance with promoting news and events to the campus community and beyond. It can help with posting announcements in the College Bulletin, on the college's electronic marquee, on LAVC's online calendar, on the LAVC homepage, and on LAVC's Facebook and Twitter pages. In addition, the Public Relations Office can help with the creation of Facebook pages for college departments and programs. To make a request for promotional assistance, submit your PR Request Form (available online at www.lavc.edu/campusnews/pr.html) to email@example.com. Please note: The LAVC PR Office is unable to fulfill requests from any organization not directly affiliated with Los Angeles Valley College. For more information on the list of services offered and request deadlines, visit the PR Office Web Page.
LAVC Opens a New Temporary Parking Lot M and Changes a Portion of Ethel Avenue into a Two-Way Street
As of August 22, a new temporary Parking Lot M has opened up in the location of the old tennis courts, and the southern portion of Ethel Avenue between the Allied Health & Sciences Center and Burbank Boulevard has been made be a two-way street. The old tennis courts were converted to a Parking Lot M to provide the campus with an additional 122 parking spaces, which will offset some of the parking issues being caused by the current construction on campus. Please view the campus map to see the new changes. For more information, visit the ReVitalizing Valley College's Construction & Parking Updates Web Page.
Did You Know? LAVC is Now a Smoke Free Campus Except in New Designated Smoking Areas
As of February 4, 2013, Los Angeles Valley College is a "Smoke Free Campus" except in designated smoking areas on campus. The following four designated smoking areas have been established on campus: (1) West of the Library & Academic Resource Center, near College Road North; (2) the Southwest corner of Parking Lot D, near Campus Drive and Emelita Street; (3) between the Field House and Bungalow 78, near Ethel Avenue, and (4) south of the Engineering Building, near Parking Lot A. To view the locations of all the designated smoking areas visit current campus map on the college Web site. The smoking policy and the designated smoking areas were created due to popular demand on campus, and was established through the college's shared governance process and approved by the College President. To read the IEC motion. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact Raul Gonzalez, Associate Vice President of Administrative Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't Want to Hassle with Campus Parking? You Can Take the Orange Line to Valley College
Los Angeles Valley College would like to remind students, faculty, staff and guests to use public transportation to help minimize traffic and parking when they visit the campus this summer and fall. The college is conveniently located off the Metro's Orange Line. In addition, the campus can be reached by using the Metro Bus Lines 154, 156, 167, or 656, as well as the DASH bus's Van Nuys/Studio City line. For more information, visit the LAVC Parking Information Web Page.
Want to Get Campus Emergency Updates? Sign Up for AlertU (Emergency Mobile Text Alerts) Today!
Los Angeles Valley College is offering an SMS-based emergency notification service for your mobile (cell) phone. In the event of an emergency, LAVC students, staff, faculty and others will be alerted in real-time by text message with important security information. Signing up for AlertU is voluntary, but this is the best and fastest way to learn right away in an emergency. To sign up for AlertU, visit the LAVC homepage (click the "AlertU" button on the left hand side of the page, enter the cell phone number and click "go", and reply with a "Y" to the confirmation text message sent to the cell phone). To learn more, visit the Alert U Web Page.
Have You Checked Out Financial Aid TV (FATV)? LAVC Financial Aid Posts Online Videos to Help Students Learn More About Financial Aid
The LAVC Financial Aid Office Web site has an online video library called Financial Aid TV (FATV), which explains different financial aid topics for prospective and current Valley College students. This online library of short video clips (60-90 seconds) provides easy-to-understand information on important topics such as financial aid, financial literacy, loans, grants and more. For more information, visit the LA Valley College's Financial Aid Web Site.
Get the Latest Financial Aid Info on the LAVC Financial Aid Facebook Page
The LAVC Financial Aid Office has recently launched a new Facebook page. The Financial Aid Office will post important announcements that you should be aware of including financial aid deadlines, financial aid events, and more! Visit LAVC Financial Aid Facebook Page, and click "Like Us".
Did You Know? LAVC's Pool, Track and Walking Track are Open to the Community
Community members are welcome to use LAVC's state-of-the-art track, walking track, and Olympic-sized pool at designated times during the week. The 10-lane track at Monarch Stadium is open Monday-Saturday mornings from 6-9 a.m. for the community to run or walk on for free. There is also a walking track around the college's practice field (next to Parking Lot L) that is open all-day for community members to use for free. The pool in the Aquatics Center offers lap swimming on Monday-Friday from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; there is a charge for pool usage, payable through Community Services. For more information on signing up for lap swimming at the LAVC Aquatics Center, contact the LAVC Community Services Office at (818) 947-2577.
Introducing the LAVC Office of Institutional Effectiveness (formerly called the Office of Research & Planning)
The LAVC Office of Research and Planning is now the LAVC Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) as of July 1, 2013. The name change reflects a change in scope of the work of the office over the past few years. The OIE will continue to provide data and conduct research to support the institution in all areas, especially matters related to accreditation, program review, outcomes assessment, and planning. It will also assist campus efforts to improve the effectiveness of institutional processes, student learning and services. The OIE aims to facilitate institutional and programmatic improvement through evidence-based decisions and quality evaluation. The OIE reports to the President and supports the entire campus. For more information, visit the Office of Institutional Effectiveness Web Page.
Attention New Parents! The Family Resource Center has a Free Baby Clothes Exchange for Sizes Newborn to Size 3T
The LAVC Family Resource Center offers a free baby clothes exchange (newborns to size 3T) for the community in the Family Resource Center, which is located in the Child Development and Family Complex. In addition, they are asking for donations of summer baby clothes (sizes 9 months to 3T) to be used in the clothing exchange. New parents are encouraged to bring their clean, gently used (e.g. in good condition) baby clothes and trade them for other gently-used baby clothes. The community can also donate clean and gently-used baby clothes to be used in the exchange. In addition, the Family Resource Center also offers other services and resources for new parents. The Family Resource Center is located on the northwestern corner of the Child Development and Family Complex, near the corner of Oxnard Street and Campus Drive. For more information, contact the Family Resource Center at (818) 778-5612 or visit LAVC Family Resource Center Web Page.
Two LAVC Students to Receive the Howard F. Ruby Scholarship from Oakwood Worldwide
Jhanel and Chanel Stewart, LAVC students, have each been awarded with a Howard F. Ruby Scholarship from Oakwood Worldwide. Beginning with the Fall 2013 academic year, they each will receive $2,500 per year for up to 4 years of consecutive university or college learning. The scholarship is awarded by Oakwood Worldwide to the children of its employees and is named in honor of its chairman Howard Ruby. They will be honored along with their mother on July 25. Congratulations!
ACCJC Announces Result of LAVC's Accreditation Process
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) recently announced that it has placed Valley College on warning status—its lightest sanction—following the college's comprehensive visit in the Spring. As part of the peer review process that California Community Colleges undergo every six years, LAVC completed a self-evaluation and was visited in March 2013 by a review team, which made recommendations to help us improve our effectiveness. This sanction will require LAVC to prepare and submit a follow-up report by March 2014 that addresses all issues in our comprehensive report, and it will undergo a Spring 2014 visit where a team will verify the report and forward their recommendation to the Commission. During this time, Los Angeles Valley College remains fully accredited. Additional information about LAVC's Accreditation is posted online at the LAVC Accreditation Web Page.
Community College Week Names LAVC as a Top Associate Degree Producer for 2013
Community College Week has ranked Los Angeles Valley College on several of lists in its Top Associate Degree Producers 2013 issue. LAVC was listed as a "Top 100 Associate Degree Producer 2013 for Two-Year Certificates – All Disciplines", a "Top 50 Associate Degrees: Communication, Journalism and Related Programs", and a "Top 50 Associate Degrees: Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences". This year's analysis covers degrees and certificates awarded by two- and four-year colleges during the 2011-12 academic year.
Help Keep LAVC Safe! Report a Crime Anonymously to the LAVC Sheriff’s Tip Line
The LAVC Sheriff’s Department has a new hotline to anonymously report a crime or other suspicious activity on campus. Callers can leave a message on the LAVC Sheriff's Tip hotline at (818) 778-5678. For campus emergencies, please call (818) 947-2911.
U.S. Department of Education's College Affordability and Transparency Center Posts Information about College Tuition and Fees Online
The U.S. Department of Education has posted on the net price, graduation, loan default rate and typical amount borrowed by students at postsecondary institutions on its College Affordability and Transparency Center Web site. This site highlights institutions with high and low tuition and fees as well as high and low net prices (the price of attendance minus grant and scholarship aid). It also shows institutions where tuition and fees and net prices are increasing at the highest rates. The 2013 lists are based on data collected during the 2011-12 IPEDS data collection cycle, the most recent data that have undergone the full NCES data review process and that have been publicly released via the IPEDS Data Center. These lists meet requirements outlined in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA). Per the HEOA, the lists are updated annually and posted by July 1. For more information, visit the LAVC Gainful Employment Web page.
Did You Know? Community College Students Can Complete Their Associate and Bachelor's Degrees in Only 120 Units with the Associate Degree for Transfer Program
The California Community Colleges' "I Can Afford College" is highlighting a new program called Associate Degree for Transfer, which provides community college students with guaranteed admission to the California State University system without taking wasted units that are not needed to transfer. The Associate Degree for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) is a special program that makes it easier for students to transfer from a California community college to a California State University campus. Students who earn an AA-T or AS-T degree and meet the California State University minimum eligibility requirements are guaranteed admission to the California State University system. For more information, read the June 2013 "I Can Afford College" Newsletter.
CA Community College Chancellor's Office Launches Salary Surfer to Share How Much Graduates Can Earn with a Community College Degree
The California Community College Chancellor's Office has recently launched an online tool called Salary Surfer that allows students and the public to view the aggregated median earnings of those who complete a certificate or degree in a specific community college discipline and then enter the workforce. This new tool displays median annual incomes for those who complete 179 of the most widely enrolled programs and did not transfer to a four-year institution. It shows the median earnings for a community college graduate two years prior to earning a certificate or degree, then two years and five years after earning a certificate or degree. This tool also provides information on which colleges offer programs in those specific disciplines. The Salary Surfer does not contain information about wages earned by community college students who transfer to a four-year institution. For more information about the Salary Surfer, visit the LAVC Gainful Employment Data Web Page.
CA Community College Chancellor's Office's Provides Median Wage Information for California Community College Graduates on the College Wage Tracker Web Page
The California Community College Chancellor's Office has a College Wage Tracker that allows students and the public to find the median wage information for students who have completed credit awards at a particular California Community College. The information is taken according to a series of academic years using the California Employment Development (EDD) Unemployment Insurance (UI) wage data. It shows the total annual median wages for students three years after completion of award are displayed and categorized by College and type of award. Additional information on College Wage Tracker is available on the LAVC Gainful Employment Data Web Page.
Want to Know the Latest on Campus Construction? Visit LAVC's Parking & Construction Updates Web Page
LAVC regularly posts announcements about upcoming and current construction projects that the campus should be made aware of on the LAVC Parking & Construction Updates Web page at www.lavc.edu/revitalizingvalley/constructionupdates.html.This Web page, which is part of the Revitalizing Valley College Web site, provides the most up-to-date information from Yang Management, the college's construction project management team. In addition, there are links to information about Valley College's $626 million renovation and building project that is funded through voter supported Proposition A and AA, and Measure J. To learn more, visit www.lavc.edu/revitalizingvalley/index.html.
Attention Students! LAVC Cafeteria Closed Until the Construction of the New Monarch Center
The LAVC Cafeteria closed starting Thursday, May 23 in preparation for the demolition of the existing cafeteria building to make way for the construction of our new Monarch Center; food items will continue to be available in the Bookstore and the vending machines on campus. While the college awaits the construction of the Monarch Center, is planning on getting Food Trucks on campus. Additional information will be coming out in the future on the new Monarch Center project, which will house a new Food Services facility in addition to the Bookstore, Business Office, ASU facilities, and Student Health Center.
LAVC Named to the 2013 “Most Affordable Large Community Colleges” List
Los Angeles Valley Colleges had been ranked on the 2013 Affordable Colleges Online List of the “Most Affordable Large Community Colleges” by AffordableCollegesOnline.org. This listing for prospective students is comprised of 100 top quality large community colleges that have an affordable price tag. Eight of the nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District are noted on the list. To view the entire list, visit the “AC Online List: Most Affordable Large Community Colleges” option at AffordablecollegesOnline.org Web Page.
LAVC Publishes a Revised Anticipated Campus Construction Sequencing Diagram
Los Angeles Valley College has released a newly updated construction sequencing diagram for the college's $626 million bond renovation and building project. The revised diagram includes an updated projected timeline for when Prop A/AA/J construction projects are anticipated to take place on campus between April 2013-March 2016. All Proposition A/AA/J construction is scheduled to be completed by 2016. Visit the LAVC Revitializing Valley College Web Site to find a link to the updated construction sequencing diagram.
California Community Colleges' Scorecard Reports on Student Success
The California Community Colleges Board of Governors has recently established a performance measurement system called the "Student Success Scorecard" that tracks student success at all 112 community colleges; a link to Los Angeles Valley College's Scorecard is posted on the college homepage. The scorecard shares data on how well colleges are doing in remedial instruction, job training program, retention of students, and graduation and completion rates. For more information regarding the Student Success Scorecard, visit the California Community Colleges Chancellors Office Web Page.
LAVC Recognized for a Second Year as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation
Los Angeles Valley College has been recognized as a 2012 Tree Campus USA®. This is the second year in a row the college has received this unique distinction; last year, LAVC was the first California Community college (and only institution of higher learning in Los Angeles to be honored with this recognition. Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota Motor North America, Inc., honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation. To obtain this distinction, LAVC met the five core standards for sustainable campus forestry required by Tree Campus USA, including establishment of a tree advisory committee, evidence of a campus tree-care plan, dedicated annual expenditures for its campus tree program, an Arbor Day observance and the sponsorship of student service-learning projects. For more information on LAVC's Tree Campus USA designation, visit the LAVC Tree Master Plan Web Page.
LAVC Named as a Top 50 Community Colleges for Hispanics
The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine has named LAVC as one of the "Top 50 Community Colleges" for Hispanics ranked by Hispanic Full-Time Enrollment. This recognition is bestowed on the top community colleges in the nation that serves a large number of Hispanic students. This is the second time in the past three years that Valley College has received this honor. Congratulations!
Attention Students! Do You Know How to Access the Free Campus Wi-Fi for LAVC Students
The LAVC IT Department has recently made some changes to the campus wireless network for better access for our students, guests, faculty and staff. The new Wi-Fi network for students and guests is "LAVC-Students&Guests". For more information, visit the LAVC Web site on how to access the campus Wi-Fi.
Looking for Someone at LAVC? Check out the Online LAVC Phone/Email Directory on the LAVC Web Site
The LAVC Web site has a searchable campus directory on the college's homepage. This directory allows the campus community, students and the public to find the contact information for LAVC faculty/staff, departments, and programs/services. The searchable phone directory can be found by clicking the "Directory" link on the very top of the homepage (next to the search button). Information on the directory is grouped by name of the faculty/staff member, department, and program/service. Please note: If an employee finds that his/her information is inaccurate or missing, please contact your Department Chair to send the correct information to Arlene Stein in the LAVC Administrative Services Office.
Are You Doing Your Part to Keep LAVC Clean? Don’t Litter, Report Vandalism/Stealing, and Let Us Know About Any Maintenance Concerns
With the start of the semester approaching, LAVC would like to remind all faculty, staff, and students to do their part to help keep our campus clean and beautiful. We encourage everyone to remember to take that extra step to make our campus better—don’t litter, pick up trash on the floor that someone has left, let Maintenance & Operations know if something needs to be fixed or cleaned, and report suspicious activity to the College Sheriff. If you see something that needs to be fixed or cleaned up, faculty/staff can submit a Work & Service Order (link only accessible from a campus computer). If you notice people vandalizing or stealing campus property, report them immediately to the LAVC Sheriff’s Station at (818) 947-2911. By working together we can all “Keep Valley College Clean”!
What’s Going On at LAVC? Check Out the Online LAVC Calendar of Events
The LAVC Public Relations Office posts a Calendar of Events on the LAVC Web site for the campus community and the public to get information regarding events being held at the campus. The LAVC Calendar of Events has been recently redesigned and now features an easy-to-read calendar format noting the different types of events being held on campus. In addition, the calendar information can be sorted by the type of event or information (e.g. academic dates & deadlines, faculty/staff events, student events, etc), and can be viewed according to the month or week. To view a current list of campus events, visit the updated LAVC Calendar of Events Web Page.