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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - February 8-14, 2021


Campus News & Announcements

Congratulations to the Women’s Basketball All-State Academic Team

Congrats to LAVC student athletes Sophia Hughes, Nhi Nguyen, Kathleen Phan, Yunuhen Plata and Taylor Vuong for being named to the CA Community College Women's Basketball Coaches Association's 2020-2021 Academic All-State Team.

LAVC Nursing Students & Faculty Volunteer at Dodger Stadium Covid-19 Clinic

Students and faculty in the LAVC Nursing Department have been volunteering to assist the Covid-19 vaccination clinic at Dodger Stadium. Nursing faculty member Lucinda Traughber was featured in a recent KCAL9/CBS2 segment on the need for more healthcare volunteers for administering the COVID-19 vaccines.

Tips for Your First Day of Classes

Find out how to access you online class, contact your professor, apply for laptop/technology grants, access academic support services and more! Learn more at the Spring 2021 Welcome information.

The 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.

Medical & Mental Health Services from Student Health Center

Do you need help accessing medical services (physicals, immunizations, etc.)? Are you feeling anxious, depressed or stressed? For health services, contact our LAVC Student Health Center.

Become a Student Leader!

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.

EOPS offers helpful counseling, money for books and more!

EOPS is now accepting applications for new students through Sunday, February 28 at 11:59 PM.  Eligible students receive helpful counseling, priority registration, funds to help pay for textbooks and more. For more information and the online application, visit EOPS.  

Need extra support to help you achieve your goals?

The TRiO Program can assist you and give you additional support with one on one counseling, tutoring and workshops to help you succeed in your academic career. We are currently accepting Applications. For more information, please email TRiO and visit us at TRiO Student Support Services to apply online.

Spring 2021 Day and Evening Classes Begin

Monday, February 8

Day and evening classes begin for Spring Semester 2021 on Monday, February 8. Saturday classes will begin on Saturday, February 20. 

Free Wi-Fi Access in Parking Lot F

February 8-June 6
Parking Lot F

Get free wi-fi access in Parking Lot F to do your coursework on 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. However, restrooms are not available and there is no access for recharging devices. Learn more about Free Wi-Fi on Campus.

Associated Student Union (ASU) Panel

Tuesday, February 9 at 2 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Meet your Associated Student Union student government leaders, and learn about leadership opportunities. For the ASU Panel Zoom link, register online.

Associated Student Union (ASU) Club Day

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 1-4 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Join clubs, play games, get to know your student leaders and learn about financial literacy. Build your LAVC community! Get involved and connect with other students and create life-long memories by joining campus clubs and organizations. For the ASU Club Day Zoom link, register online.

Smart Money Tool Kit

Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 10 a.m.
Online (Zoom)

Learn about financial literacy and basic information. For the Smart Money Tool Kit Zoom link, register online.

Black History Month: Guest Speaker Thea Monyee

Thursday, February 11 at 1 p.m.

LAVC's Umoja/Black Scholars welcomes guest speaker Thea Monyee’s “Pleasure Noir: Pleasure in Black Bodies and other marginalized persons” presentation. Thea is a licensed therapist who is committed to creating healing opportunities to Black/Marginalized bodies through decolonization, joy and pleasure. To join the BHM Guest Speaker Thea Monyee event, go to the Zoom Link (Meeting ID: 963 1109 6999)

President’s Day Holiday (Campus Closed)

Friday-Monday, February 12-15

The campus is closed for the President's Day holiday weekend. Campus offices and services will reopen, and classes will resume on Tuesday, February 16.

Sneak Peak for Next Week 

Black History Month: Guest Speaker De’Von Truvel

Tuesday, February 16 at 12 p.m.

De'Von Truvel, founder/creator of Play Black Wall Street, will share about the real businesses and events of Northern Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was one of the most economically successful communities in American History. To attend the BHM Guest Speaker De'Von Truvel presentation, register online

CSUN Harambee Webinar

Wednesday, February 17 at 2 p.m.

Students in the LAVC Umoja Black Scholar program can connect with the Black community at CSUN by hearing from current students, faculty and staff. To attend the CSUN Harambee event, register online.

Black History Month: Guest Speaker Fahren James—Founder of BLM South Pasadena

Thursday, February 18 at 1 p.m.

Fahren James, founder of BLM South Pasadena, will share her experiences and engage with our campus community. To RSVP for the BHM Guest Spealer Fahren James event, register online.

Los Angeles Black College Expo

Friday, February 19 from 3-7 p.m. & Saturday, February 20 from 12-3 p.m.

The Virtual California Black College Expo is a 2-Day event for students to get access to colleges, highlighting HBCUs and other educational programs. Students can get accepted on the spot, get college application fees waived and get scholarships as well! For more information and tickets, visit Black College Expo California.

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.