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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - November 30-December 6, 2020


Campus News & Announcements 

Introducing a New and Improved Virtual Valley Webpage! 

LAVC has launched a redesigned Virtual Valley webpage for students and faculty. This new mobile-friendly webpage is a one-stop place to access distance education resources, including how to log into Canvas, get 24/7 support from the Canvas Hotline, and much more!

Want Help with Your FAFSA or Dream Act application? 

LAVC Financial Aid representatives are available at the Financial Aid Virtual PC Lab on Zoom (Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.) to assist you with applying/renewing your 2021-2022 FAFSA/Dream Act application.

Valley College Connection Podcast - Tiffany Schwanz: LAVC Alumna/UCLA Psychology Student 

Follow Tiffany’s story of becoming a professional ballerina and a musical theater actress on the Valley Connection Podcast. Now her dream is to use those performance skills to enhance therapy sessions. Listen to the Valley College Connections Podcast today! 

Constructing Sentences: Sentence structure and Patterns Workshop

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

The LAVC Academic Resource Center presents a workshop that explains how sentences are structured and introduces the main sentence patterns determined by the functions of subject, predicate/verb, object, and modifiers. Students learn to form simple, complex, and compound sentences by correctly joining the independent and dependent clauses with an appropriate conjunction and/punctuation. Join the session through Canvas

Ask a Monarch Hour – R U Ready? 

Tuesday, December 1 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. 
Online (Zoom)  

Are you ready to take on your finals? Don’t wait until the last minute. Come and get some tips from PASO STEM Program on how to study for your finals from STEM Counselor, faculty and staff!  We are all in this together! Let’s crush it! Register online for the Ask a Monarch Hour.  

Art Talk 2020 

Thursday, December 3 from 3-4 p.m. 
Online (Zoom) 

The LAVC Puente Program & the LAVC Art Gallery present Art Talk 2020. Join Puente students while they share their interpretations of pieces from the Art Gallery’s Launch20 Exhibition. The entire campus is invited to this virtual discussion! Register online for the Zoom link

Run-Ons and Punctuation Workshop

Saturday, December 5 from 10-11:30 a.m. 
Online (Zoom) 

Learning grammar doesn’t always refer to learning the correct usage of grammatical units; it is also important to recognize grammatical mistakes to correct them. The LAVC Academic Resource Center workshop will explains  the ways to correct the fused and the comma-splice run-ons with a proper use of conjunction and/or punctuation. Join the session through Canvas.  

Love and Information by Caryl Churchill 

Saturday, December 5 at 7 p.m. 

The LAVC Theater Arts Department proudly presents Love and Information by Caryl Churchill. This play is a series of interactions between characters not identified by age, gender, race or name. Twenty LAVC students explore how we make sense of love and information in our lives. Tickets are free, but advanced registration is required. Please email Jennifer Read to register for this intriguing event. 

Sneak Peak at Events Next Week 

Validating Sources and Integrating Quotes Workshop 

Tuesday, December 8 from 1:30-3 p.m. 

Learn the importance of integrating quotes from credible sources to support the writer’s claim. Presented by the LAVC Academic Resource Center

ASU Virtual Club Day & Origami 

Wednesday, December 9 from 1-3 p.m. & 5-7 p.m. 

Meet students from the different student clubs on campus at the Associated Student Union (ASU) Virtual Club Day. Also, learn how to create origami decorations and gifts for the holidays. Presented by the LAVC ASU

All About Essay Writing and Final Papers 

Saturday, December 12 from 10-11:30 a.m. 

Learn ways of forming a strong argument / thesis statement, managing time by following the steps of the writing process, the strategies of proofreading, and the correct formatting of academic final papers. Presented by the LAVC Academic Resource Center


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 contact the event organizer listed in the link above as soon as possible, but no later than ten (10) business days prior to the event.