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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - November 2-8, 2020


Campus News & Announcements

Get assistance with completing your FAFSA or Dream Act application!

Starting October 26, Financial Aid representatives will be 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.

‘Hang out’ with your Classmates and Study! Wait? What? How?!

In the spirit of re-creating a space for students from all disciplines to gather to study, collaborate on projects, share class notes, rehearse, or do chem labs, ARC’s “LAVC Online Tutoring” is offering Virtual Study Zoom Room Rentals. Continue reading for more information!

Need Help? Contact LAVC’s Student Questions & Support Help Desk

The LAVC Welcome Center is your first stop for general questions, help with Canvas or the SIS, registration questions, and more! Contact their Student Support Questions & Support Help Desk by phone, email, or connect with a live person on Zoom.

Student Town Hall with Dr. Gribbons

Monday, November 2 at 1 p.m.

Get a campus update and ask Dr. Gribbon questions at the virtual LAVC Student Town Hall on Monday, November 2 at 1 p.m. on YouTube. He will be giving an update on Winter and Spring classes, Laptop and Technology Grants, and more! Listen to Student Town Hall live on YouTube.

Annual Dia de los Muertos Event

Monday, November 2 from 1-3 p.m.

Join our virtual presentation of student altars honoring the dearly departed with the In Tlanextli Tlacopan Aztec Fire Dancers. Register online on the LAVC Campus Life website.

LA County Vote Center & Ballot Drop Box

Until Tuesday, November 3 at 8 p.m.

It’s time to vote! The LAVC Cafeteria is an 11-day LA County Vote Center. In-person voting is from Saturday, October 24-Monday, November 2 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and on Election Day (Tuesday, November 3) from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Parking is available on the Parking Structure. In addition, an LA County Vote-by-Mail Drop Box is located at Lot G near Burbank Boulevard. Read more about LAVC’s Voting Center and Ballot Drop Box.

Armenian/Artsakh Awareness Webinar

Tuesday, November 3 from 1-2 p.m. Rescheduled to Tuesday, November 3 from 1-2:30 p.m.

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.

Exploring Other Writing Genres: Business Writing Workshop

Tuesday, November 3 from 1:30-3 p.m.

Learn the difference between academic and business writing, and become familiar with the objectives and structures of some important business papers such as memo, report, formal email, and letters of good/bad news. You will discover how effectively organize the message and maintain a formal tone for business correspondence. Join the session through Canvas.

How to Write a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Saturday, November 7 from 10-11:30 a.m.

This workshop addresses the goal, the format, and the 3 main types of resume as well as the structure of a concise, formal cover letter.  Students learn tips on formatting a professional resume, the differences among chronological, functional, and chrono-functional resume, and the most-acceptable format of a cover letter. Join the session through Canvas.

Grammar: Parts of Speech Workshop

Tuesday, November 10 from 1:30-3 p.m.

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.

Virtual Art Exhibition – MMXX: Art Faculty Biennial

Until December 30

The LAVC Art Gallery proudly presents MMXX: Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition, a virtual exhibit of works created by LAVC Art Faculty Carol Bishop, Jamison Carter, Phung Huynh, Jenene Nagy, and Katie Queen. The gallery will also produce a catalogue designed by Professor Tom Mossman. This exhibition and catalogue are funded in part through the generosity of the June Harwood Grant.