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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - March 22-28, 2021


Campus Announcements

It’s Not Too Late to Take an 8-Week Spring Late-Start Class

Take an extra class this semester to help you graduate earlier! Now enrolling for 8-week late-start classes, which begin on April 12. Check the Spring 2021 Late-Start Open Classes List and enroll on the LACCD Student Portal.

Laptops & Technology Grants are Available to LAVC Students

Grants for laptop devices and technology are available to LAVC students with identified financial needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Learn how to apply for Laptops/Tablet, Technology & Basic Needs Grants

Deadline to Run for LAVC Student Government is March 22

The Associated Student Union (ASU) is accepting applications for its Fall 2021-Spring 2022 student government positions: President, VP, Treasurer, Campus Environmental Affairs Commissioner, Ethnic & Cultural Affairs Commissioner, Fine Arts Commissioner, Health & Wellness Commissioner, Political Affairs Commissioner, Publicity & Social Media Commissioner, and Student Life Commissioner. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 22, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Learn more and apply at LAVC ASU Elections.

Last Day to Apply for a LAVC Foundation Scholarship is March 26

The application deadline for LAVC Foundation Scholarships was extended to Friday, March 26, 2021. To apply, visit LAVC Foundation Scholarships to click the “Apply for Scholarships” button, and simply answer a few questions about yourself and your academics. Scholarships range from $250 to as much as $3,000 each; check the Foundation Scholarship List.

Are you a single parent receiving cash assistance?

CARE provides students with additional resources and support with supportive counseling, tailored workshops and financial assistance for childcare-related expenses. For eligibility information, please email EOPS and complete the online application by Friday, March 26, 2021.

Are you a current/former foster youth?

NextUp/Guardian Scholars provides a sense of community, while offering current and former foster youth financial grants, counseling, book vouchers, meal vouchers and much more to ensure academic/career success. For more information, please email NextUp/Guardian Scholars and complete the online application by Friday, March 26, 2021.

PASO STEM Study Jams

Monday, March 22 from 2-5 p.m. &
Thursday, March 25 from 2-5 p.m.

Online (Zoom)

Are you ready for your exams before spring break? Come join the STEM Study Jams prepared with your materials and questions. Study with STEM peers, mentors and advisors. Let’s collaborate and succeed! Register online for the STEM Study Jam 1 on March 22 and the STEM Study Jam 2 on March 25.

LAVC Town Hall on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Monday, March 22 at 4 p.m.
Online (YouTube Live)

Got questions about the Covid-19 vaccine? Join the LAVC Town Hall on the COVID-19 Vaccine with Dr. Keith Norris of UCLA Department of Medicine. Dr. Norris will give a special presentation on facts about the COVID-19 vaccine, and answer your questions posted on the live chat, and Dr. Barry Gribbons and LAVC Professor Emeritus of Microbiology Dr. Larry Nakamura will moderate. View the LAVC Town Hall on the COVID-19 Vaccine flyer (PDF).

Free Drawing—Current LAVC students who attend get a chance to win one of four $50 Amazon gift cards!

Spring Late-Start Virtual Registration Events

Tuesday March 23 from 1-5 p.m. &
Friday March 26 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Online (Zoom)

Need help registering for a late-start class? Live chat with representatives from Admissions, Counseling, Financial Aid and the Business Office at the Spring 2021 Late-Start Virtual Registration on March 23 from 1-5 p.m., and Spring 2021 Late-Start Virtual Registration on March 26 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

LAVC Urban Forest Master Plan Town Hall

Wednesday, March 24 at 2:30 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

The LAVC Facilities Planning Committee (FPC) and LAVC President Dr. Barry Gribbons invites students, faculty and staff to a campus discussion on updating our campus’s Urban Forest Tree Master Plan. Join FPC for the LAVC Urban Forest Master Plan Town Hall on March 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Presentation About the History and Context of Anti-Racism

Friday, March 25 at 1 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Come join us at a presentation about the history and context of Anti-Racism on Thursday, March 25. Professor Keidra Morris and Professor Chris Nielsen will speak on the history of structural racism and the movement towards anti-racism. Register online for the History & Context of Anti-Racism Presention. For more information, visit Anti-Racism Events at Valley.

Sneak Peak at Next Week’s Events

Cesar Chavez Holiday (Campus Closed)

Wednesday, March 31

The campus will be closed for the Cesar Chavez Day holiday on March 31. Classes resume and campus offices and services reopen on Thursday, April 1.

”Art is Good for You!” Poetry Workshop

Wednesday, March 31 from 1-2 p.m.

The LAVC Art Gallery is holding a poetry workshop for LAVC Special Programs with indie-pop music producer and songwriter Enoch Yang. More information at the LAVC Art Gallery.

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.