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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - May 10-16, 2021


Campus Announcements

Federal $50 Monthly Broadband Internet Discount for Low-Income Students

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will provide up to $50 per month for Internet services to qualified households and to college students who received a federal Pell Grant during the current award year. Go to the FCC website for more information today.‚Äč

Apply Today for a Free Laptop for School

Emergency Student Aid grants are available to LAVC students with identified financial needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. To qualify: You must have LAVC as your home campus, be enrolled in 6 units or more, and demonstrate financial need. Apply today for a Laptops/Tablet, Technology & Basic Needs Grants!

Get Vaccinated. Stay Safe.

COVID-19 vaccinations are free for all L.A. County residents. Find an appointment at

Let Us Know How We’re Doing! Take the 2021 Student Survey

We want to hear how we can better help you achieve your educational goals. Check your college email for the Student Survey link. The survey is confidential, and saves your progress in case you need to return later.

A New Podcast Episode of the Valley College Connection

Sometimes what you need in life is group of friends that help push you to find your potential. Meghan Gaynor Cason, LAVC Librarian and faculty member, met those friends in roller derby. Listen to her story on the Valley College Connection Podcast.

Summer 2021 Open Enrollment

Starts May 10

Get ahead or stay on track with a Summer class! Enroll now in a 5-week, 6-week or 8-week class this summer. Summer classes starts June 14, 2021. Register online using your Portal.

Virtual Exhibit: Naming It Makes It a Thing

Until June 30

LAVC Art Gallery is pleased to announce a commissioned piece by Joel Crowder. Published on the LAVC Art Gallery Virtual Exhibitions page, this work is a monthly comic strip that explores ideas of Imposter Syndrome and devices for overcoming perceived obstacles. View the Art Gallery’s Naming It Makes It a Thing Virtual Exhibition.

Virtual Exhibit: LAUNCH21

Until August 31

The LAVC Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of LAUNCH21, an online exhibition of student works produced during the 2020-21 academic year. The virtual exhibition runs through Aug. 31, 2021 and can be accessed through the Art Gallery

Sneak Peak at Upcoming Events

Humanities & Communications CAP Spring Writing Conference

Monday, May 17 from 1-3 p.m.

Join us for a virtual Spring Writing Conference on the theme of “Finding Our Humanity in the Time of Pandemic” and hear original student work in the genres of Critical/Argumentative Essays, Research Essays, Narrative Essays, Short Stories, and Poetry. Register online.

LACCD Lavender Graduation Celebration 2021

Monday, May 17 at 4 p.m.

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) will celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) student graduates at the 2021 Virtual Lavender Graduation Celebration. Register online.

LAVC Student Town Hall with President Gribbons

Monday, May 24 at 1 p.m.

Listen to a campus update from LAVC President Gribbons and ask him questions on YouTube Live.

Find other upcoming events on the LAVC Calendar of Events.


LACCD encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, or have questions about the physical access provided, please use the links above to contact the event organizer as soon as possible, but no later than ten (10) business days prior to the event.