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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - September 14-20, 2020


News & Announcements

LAVC Receives $3M Grant to launch a Dual Enrollment to Careers Program

The Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) has been awarded a five-year $3 million Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand its dual enrollment program. The Caminos Al Triunfo: Dual Enrollment to Career project, which is Spanish for “Paths to Success, will increase college-level course offerings at local high school campuses and create new career pathways for students of color.

Valley College Connection Podcast – Amber Angel, CSUN/LAVC Alumna & Family Resource Center Parent Coordinator

Find out how Amber’s role starting as a student mentor with the LAVC’s Family Resource Center gave her a national profile as an advocate for parents in colleges in Washington, DC and the Aspen Institute. Listen to the Valley College Connections Podcast today!

Student Town Hall with Dr. Barry Gribbons

Monday, September 14 at 1 p.m. 

LAVC President Dr. Barry Gribbons is holding a Student Town Hall on September 14 at 1 p.m. on YouTube Live. He will be joined by Dr. Llanet Martin and Javier Carbajal-Ramo of the LAVC Dream Resource Center for undocumented students. Dr. Gribbons will give a campus update and answer your questions on the live chat. Watch the LAVC Student Town Hall live on YouTube.

Virtual Open Auditions for Love and Information by Caryl Churchill

Monday, September 14 at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, September 15 at 6 p.m.

Calling all actors! The LAVC Theater Arts Department is holding open auditions for its virtual production of Love and Information by Caryl Churchill. Online auditions will be held on September 14 at 3 p.m. and September 15 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Visit the LAVC Theater Arts Department webpage for the audition information.

UC Week

September 14-17, 2020

The 7 UC Campuses are hosting live Zoom admission presentations for transfer students. Pre-register now to save your spot!

US Constitution Day

Wednesday, September 16 at 1 p.m.

Celebrate US Constitution Day virtually with the Office of Student Life on September 16, 2020 from 1-3 p.m. via Zoom. Learn about the history of voting in the US, hear a presentation from the LA County Registrar’s Office on voting in the time of a pandemic, and register to vote! Register online.

PASO STEM Ask a Monarch Hour

Thursday, September 17 at 2 p.m. 

Got questions about Canvas, financial aid, uploading documents, etc.?  Join Paso STEM for “Ask a Monarch Hour” on September 17 from 2-3 p.m. on Zoom. STEM staff members will be available to answer any question you may have as you navigate college remotely. Register online for Ask a Monarch Hour.

LAVC Astronomy Lecture - Spectroscopy: What Light Tells Us

Sunday, September 20 at 7:45 p.m. 

The LAVC Astronomy Group is hosting a free lecture on “Spectroscopy: What Light Tells Us” on September 20 at 7:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m. on Zoom. Tom Field, contributing editor at Sky & Telescope Magazine, and creator of RSpec, a software program that allows amateur astronomers to capture star spectra, will explain how spectroscopy works. Watch the live Astronomy Group Lecture on Zoom.

PASO STEM Speaker Series – Engineering and Technology

Thursday, September 24 at 1:30 p.m. 

Considering a career in engineering or technology? Listen to a panel of professional engineers and computer technology experts share their insights and experience in the field. Register online for the STEM Speaker Series on Engineering and Technology on September 24 from 1:30-3 p.m. on Zoom.

Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)

Filing Period is September 1-30

Applying to a UC for fall 2021 transfer? Get GUARANTEED admission! Check out the live or pre-recorded TAG workshop to learn more!

Nursing Evaluation Appointments

Until September 30

Applying to the Nursing Program? Nursing Evaluation appointments available now! Make an appointment to meet with a counselor on Cranium Cafe.