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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - November 16-22, 2020


Campus News & Announcements

Valley College Connection Podcast – Interview with Sabrina Luna, LAVC Alumna/UC Berkeley Student

How do you go from learning the multiplication table to UC Berkeley? You do it one step at a time. Listen to Sabrina’s journey from LAVC to being a philosophy major at UC Berkeley, and the advice she was given every step of the way from family and faculty. Subscribe to the Valley College Connections Podcast today!

Need Help Finding Articles/eBooks for Your Research Assignments?

The LAVC Library can help you find the sources you need to do your research assignments. Contact a librarian 24/7 via live chat or get help via email, Zoom, or phone during library hours.

Special Thanksgiving/Holiday $50 Grocery Card Distribution for LAVC Students.

The LAVC CalWORKs Office is holding a Special Thanksgiving/Holiday Grocery Card Distribution (by appointment only) for $50 grocery cards, while supplies last. LAVC students in need should to email starting September 16. (The CalWORKs Thanksgiving/Holiday Grocery Card Distribution has reached its maximum number of application, and is no longer accepting new requests. Thank you for your understanding.)

ASU Thankful Thanksgiving for a chance to win a $100 grocery card

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, ASU wants to hear what you are thankful for! Apply online for a chance to win a $100 Target grocery card. To apply, complete the Thankful Thanksgiving Application by November 27, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Let Financial Aid help you with your FAFSA or Dream Act application.

Need assistance with filling out your 2021-2022 FAFSA/Dream Act application? Financial Aid representatives are available at the Virtual PC Lab on Zoom from Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to help you online.

Winter 2021 Open Enrollment

November 16, 2020-January 3, 2021
Online (Website)

Open Enrollment for Winter 2021 classes starts November 16. Register for Winter classes online on the Portal.

Fall 2020 HBCU Virtual Tour Week

November 16-19
The LACCD African American Initiative program, in collaboration with the California Community College Transfer Guarantee Agreement to HBCUs is holding a HBCU Virtual Tour Week.


Funding Your HBCU Education Workshop

Monday, November 16 from 10-11 a.m.
Online (Zoom)

This workshop is presented by Dr. Karen McCord. Register online for the HBCU Education workshop.

Attending Your HBCU with Family Workshop

Monday, November 16 from 12-1 p.m.
Online (Zoom)
This workshop is presented by Dr. Karen McCord. Register online for the Attending Your HBCU with Family workshop.

CCC to HBCU Intro Student Session Workshop

Tuesday, November 17 from 10-11 a.m.
Online (Zoom)
This workshop is presented by Myco Campbell. Register online for the CCC to HBCU Intro Student Session workshop.

Exploring Popular HBCU Majors Workshop

Tuesday, November 17 from 3-4 p.m.
Online (Zoom)
This workshop is presented by Markisha Richardson. Register online for the Exploring Popular HBCU Majors workshop.

Academic Preparation Workshop

Wednesday, November 18 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Online (Zoom)
This workshop is presented by Diana Crosleymayers. Register online for the Academic Preparation workshop.

HBCU Campus Culture Workshop

Wednesday, November 18 from 4-5 p.m.
Online (Zoom)
This workshop is presented by Myco Campbell and Markisha Richardson. Register online for the HBCU Campus Culture workshop.

LACCD HBCU Virtual College Fair

Thursday, November 19 from 1-3 p.m.
Online (Zoom)
Come learn more about HBCU colleges. Register online for the LACCD HBCU Virtual College Fair.

Yoga for Relaxation with Racquel TW

Tuesday, November 17 at 10 a.m.
Online (Zoom)

Yoga benefits for your mind, body and your relationship with others. Join the free online Yoga Class with certified instructor Raquel TW for some mindful meditations and movement from the comfort of your own home. No experience required. Visit the LAVC Campus Life webpage to register online for Yoga for Relaxation class.

Verbs: Types of Verbs/ Auxiliaries/ Verb Tenses Workshop

Tuesday, November 17 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

This workshop teaches the 2 categories of the verbs: main verbs and auxiliaries, their difference, types, and usage. The workshop also introduces all the verb tenses in English, explains how they are formed, and when each is used. Join the session through Canvas.

Associated Student Union (ASU) Virtual Club Day

Wednesday, November 18 from 1-3 p.m. & 5-7 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Are you interested in joining a club? Find out how to join a club, ask about starting a club, or connect with other students. To learn more, visit the ASU Calendar webpage.

Employability Panel

Wednesday, November 18 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Early career preparation is key to obtaining gainful employment. Hear from experts on job search skills and interview preparation, including a Facebook Recruiter, LinkedIn Senior Hybrid Sales Rep, and Dream Labs Consulting CEO. Register online for the Employability Panel.

Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget: A Talk and Show & Tell

Thursday, November 18 from 3-3:45 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

LAVC's One Book, One College (OBOC) Program is presenting webinar with board-certified nutritionist Carrie Bonfitto to give you tips to eat in a healthy way that doesn't break the bank. She’ll show three high nutritional, low-cost, vegetarian meals, and you can ask food and nutrition questions in the chat. Register online for the Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget webinar

STEM Speaker Series: Health Sciences Panel 

Thursday, November 19 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. 
Online (Zoom)

Considering a career in health sciences? Listen to panel health experts (physician, nursing practitioner, physician’s assistant, physical therapist, and clinical trial manager) share their insights and experience in the field! Register online for the Health Sciences Panel.  

Humanities & Communications Student-Alumni Panel

Friday, November 20 from 2-3 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Curious about what it’s like to transfer? Hear from recent LAVC alumni in the Humanities and Communications Career and Academic Pathway, who have transferred to or graduated from, CSUs, UCs, and private universities. Learn about their experiences with upper-division coursework & navigating a four-year institution. View the Student-Alumni Panel flyer to register online.

Media Arts Student Showcase

Saturday, November 21 at 6 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

It’s time to vote for your favorite films by LAVC Cinema and Media Art students! Watch online all the Fall 2019 student films and Spring 2020 student films, and the winners will be announced at a live stream of the LAVC Media Arts Department’s Biannual Student Showcase on November 21 at 6 p.m. Register to watch the live virtual Media Arts Student Showcase & awards ceremony.

Sneak Peak at Events Next Week

Healthcare Careers with an Associate Degree or Less 

Tuesday, November 24 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Learn about exciting careers in healthcare such as Dental Hygienist, Emergency Medical Technician, Physical Therapy Aide, and Respiratory Therapist.

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26-29
LAVC is closed Thursday-Sunday, November 26-29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.