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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - February 22-28, 2021


Campus News & Announcements

Got Questions? LAVC Welcome Center is Here to Help!

Contact the LAVC Welcome Center to get your answers general questions, help with Canvas or the SIS, registration questions, and much more! You can call, email, or connect with a live person on Zoom.

Get Involved. Become a Student Leader This Semester!

Apply to be appointed to a student government position for Spring 2021. The application deadline is Friday, February 26 at 11:59 p.m. For more information and to apply, visit LAVC ASU Elections Information.

Need Free Wi-Fi? Come to Parking Lot F

Get free wi-fi in Parking Lot F for you to access your online coursework during the Spring semester. Parking Lot F is open Monday-Sunday from 5 a.m.-10 p.m. While on campus, will need to stay in your vehicle, wear a mask, practice physical distancing, and follow all LAVC/LA County Health protocols. Unfortunately, restrooms are not available and there is no access for recharging devices. Learn more about Free Wi-Fi on Campus.

From Practical Effects to Practical Knowledge, Meet Physics Tutor, Paula Logozzo!

Paula Logozzo’s incredible story includes a move across the country, an internship, and experience working with academy award winning makeup artists. Find out about how Paula became a Physics tutor at LAVC and is now working toward becoming mechanical engineer.

Black History Month: Guest Speaker Dr. Tyrone Howard

Tuesday, February 23 at 12:30 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

LAVC and LACC’s Umoja Community welcome its Black History Month's (BHM) keynote speaker, Dr. Tyrone Howard! Dr. Howard is the Director and Founder of the Black Male Institute at UCLA and Inaugural Director of the UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families. Register in advance for the BHM Guest Speaker Dr. Tyrone Howard.

OBOC: Virtual Visit with Eating Animals Author, Jonathan Safran Foer

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9 a.m, 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

Do you want to know more about the food we eat and how it's made? Listen to Jonathan Safran Foer, the author of Eating Animals, which is LAVC's One Book, One College (OBOC) selection this year. Choose from one of four different sessions with the author on February 24. Register online for OBOC's Eating with Animals Author, Jonathan Safran Foer (put “LA Valley College” for the Institution or Organization).

STEM Speaker Series: Women in STEM Panel 

Wednesday, February 24 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Online (Zoom) 

Want to find out what it’s like to be a woman in a STEM field? Come meet women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) professionals share their insight into the STEM career, managing challenges along the way! Register online for the Women in STEM Panel. Everyone is welcome! 

Umoja Student Leadership Summit (SLS)

Wednesday, February 24

Attention LAVC Umoja Black Scholars students! Take part in this year's Umoja Student Leadership Summit, where you will have a space to convene, train, and organize to go forward and assume leader roles in your local programs and communities. BSU Membership is mandatory in order to attend this event. If interested, contact Dr. Elliott Coney. (*BSU Membership is mandatory for this event).

Umoja XVI Conference

Thursday-Saturday February 25-27

This year's virtual Umoja Conference will feature: powerful workshops, engaging speakers, exciting raffles, conscious entertainment, virtual fellowship and much more! LAVC students, faculty or staff interested in attending, please contact Dr. Elliott Coney.

Virtual Art Gallery Exhibit: Naming It Makes It a Thing

Now-June 30, 2021

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.

Sneak Peak for Next Week 

Student Town Hall with President Gribbons

Monday, March 1 at 1 p.m.

Get a campus update from Dr. Gribbons at the LAVC Student Town Hall on YouTube! He will also be answering your questions on the live chat.

PASO STEM: Ask a Monarch Hour 

Wednesday, March 3 at 2-3 p.m. 

Come learn how to apply online for scholarships and access Smart Money Toolkit! Register online for the Ask a Monarch Hour. Everyone is welcome! 

For additional upcoming events, check 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.