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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - November 9-15, 2020


Campus News & Announcements

Want Help with Your FAFSA or 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 assist you with applying/renewing your 2021-2022 FAFSA/Dream Act application.

Last Chance—Take our Media Prefs Survey & You Might Win a $100 Bookstore Gift Card

There are only a few days left! Don’t forget to share your opinions to help us learn more about your media consumption habits. Complete the Media Preference Survey for a chance to win a $100 Bookstore Gift Card. Take the Media Preferences Survey (password: 320920).

Valley College Connection Podcast – Happiness: A Conversation between Scott Weigand & John Kawai

Last year, Yale announced a class on Happiness and were mobbed by thousands of students who wanted to enroll. Listen to the Valley College Connection Podcast to hear Scott and John talk about the science about how to be happy in the face of the challenges of college.

Stuck in a Money Trap?!!! Be Smart Money with the new Smart Money Toolkit

The Smart Money Toolkit is an online, virtual environment that houses personal finance resources and applicable practices for LAVC college students.  Explore the toolkit, gain financial literacy and learn strategies to achieve financial freedom.

Virtual Veterans Week

Join the LAVC Veterans Resource Center for a weeklong celebration of Veterans Day from November 9-12.

LAVC Veterans Resource Center Open House

Monday, November 9 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Come meet the new academic counselor, say hi to some familiar faces, and learn about veterans resources and services. Register online on the Veteran’s Center webpage.

7 Months Later…How Are We Doing?

Tuesday, November 10 from 12-1 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

It's been a few months since we've been on campus, let's check-in. Hosted by U.S. Vets. Register online on the Veteran’s Center webpage.

CSU Application Workshop for Vets

Thursday, November 12 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

CSU Fullerton's Veterans Resource Center will host an application workshop to provide step-by-step guidance with filling out your CSU application. Register online on the Veteran’s Center webpage.

Armenian/Artsakh Awareness Webinar

Tuesday, November 10 from 1-2:30 p.m. Event cancelled
Online (Zoom)

Join us for a chance to learn about the current situation in Armenia/Artsakh and how you can help your Armenian/American community. Register online on the LAVC Campus Life website.

Grammar: Parts of Speech Workshop

Tuesday, November 10 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

This workshop presents the most important categories of grammar: the 8 parts of speech and the meaningful linguistic/textual units. Understanding each part of speech, how it is used, and learning about the set of rules for the syntax, established a strong foundation of learning English grammar. Join the session through Canvas.

Veteran’s Day (Campus Closed)

Wednesday, November 11

Los Angeles Valley College will be closed on November 11 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Instruction resumes and virtual offices and services will reopen on Thursday, November 12. For other upcoming academic dates and deadlines, view the LAVC Calendar of Events.

Subject-Verb Agreement Workshop

Saturday, November 14 from 10-11:30 a.m.
Online (Zoom)

We express our ideas through sentences, and if our sentences are fragmented or are unclear, the message will not be understood. This workshop teaches the rules of subject-verb agreement and explains how to find the right subject and the verb in a given sentence to correct errors of subject-verb agreement. Join the session through Canvas.

Annual Art Student Exhibition - LAUNCH20

Until December 30

The LAVC Art Gallery proudly presents an annual exhibition of student works produced in the LAVC Art Department. This year’s online LAUNCH20 exhibit includes 72 works selected from 40 student artists featuring a wide range of media and techniques. For many students in the exhibition, this is their first opportunity to have their work recognized on a professional platform. View the Launch20 Virtual Exhibition.

Sneak Peak at Events Next Week

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.

Verbs: Types of Verbs/ Auxiliaries/ Verb Tenses Workshop

Tuesday, November 17 from 1:30-3 p.m.
This online workshop teaches the 2 categories of the verbs: main verbs and auxiliaries, their difference, types, and usage. You will also be introduces all the verb tenses in English, explains how they are formed, and when each is used.

ASU Club Days

Wednesday, November 18 from 1-3 p.m. & 5-7 p.m.
This is an online opportunity for students to join a club, ask about starting a club, and meet other students.