Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) Nursing Program's Pinning Ceremony will be Friday, December 18, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. online. All are invited to attend and celebrate this momentous occassion for LASC's nursing students. Learn more.

LASC's theater students will perform "The Threat," an original 50 minute show involving their writings and music that confronts the recent cases of police brutality against African Americans. The online performances will be at 7 p.m. Friday, December 18; 7 p.m. Saturday, December 19; and 2 p.m. Sunday, December 20. Learn more.
LASC's Professional Development Committee would like you to participate in a short three to four minutes survey on their work so far this year. Take the survey here.
Welcome to Finals Week for the 2020 Fall Semester. Grades are contractually due, five working days after a final is given, per LASC's Academic Affairs office. For more information on how to submit grades, refer to the "Submission of Grades and Incompletes in PeopleSoft” PDF or watch this video.
PlayPosit, an interactive video tool that allows instructors to embed questions into videos, is offering many webinars this winter and spring that are open to Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) faculty. Check out their winter and spring webinar schedule to register for upcoming webinars. Also, check out the PlayPosit guide for more information on this platform.
Join LACCD Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez, Ph.D. and members of the Board of Trustees for an important conversation at the "Status of LACCD Latinos: Data for Policy & Practice" presentation from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 17, on Zoom. Learn more. 
SAVE THE DATE: LASC's Spring Flex Day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2021. The theme will be "Owning Our New Realities." LASC's Professional Growth Committee is looking for presenters to facilitate workshops on topics such as "Improvement of Instructional Design and Delivery," "Personal Enhancement and Wellness," "Technological Proficiency" and more. Fill out the form to be a presenter here.
Microsoft will host four workshops for Los Angeles Community College District faculty and staff to introduce Microsoft 365 and detail available resources and tools. Learn more.
LACCD's 2021 Winter Session and Spring Semester classes will remain predominately online due to the COVID-19 public health pandemic. Classes returning to in-person modalities during that time will only occur based on the prevailing Health Orders from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) and in accordance with the Health Department’s Reopening Protocols for Institutes of Higher Education. Learn more.

Want to host a virtual event at LASC? The Hopin platform is up and running! If you have a virtual event that you would like to host, contact LASC's Event Coordinator Jen Shetland at shetlaja@lasc.edu and/or fill out an information form here.
LASC has initiated a telephone
hotline for employees and students to call with any general issues or concerns they might have related to the LACCD and LASC operations as well as the impact of COVID-19. Contact the FreshDesk/FreshCaller hotline from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays at (323) 274-1680 or
Looking to get started in the Vision Resource Center (VRC)? Check out a video on how to log-in to the center as well as another video that gives a quick demo of how to check the number of professional development hours you have for this academic year and more. Also, register now for four-week Canvas training courses that run from January 4-29, 2021. They include Introduction to Online Teaching (ITC), Introduction to Online, Teaching and Learning (IOTL), and Humanizing Online Learning.
The California State University system has extended its Fall 2021 undergraduate application filing period to Tuesday, December 15. If you know students who have questions, have them contact LASC's Counseling Department or the Transfer Center.
LASC's Dream Resource Center will be hosting a Undocu-Transfer event at noon Tuesday, December 15, on Zoom to support students who may have last-minute transfer questions or need support to complete their Cal State University system application. Learn more.
Learn how to be a conscious entrepreneur in 2021 at LASC's Career and Technical Education program's next Virtual Entrepreneur Networking Alliance (VENA) meeting at noon Friday, December 18. All LASC students who want to be entrepreneurs are invited to this lively conversation and networking event. Learn more.
The annual Bernard Osher Scholarship application will award $600 to 26 LASC students. To qualify, a student must have completed 24 units, enrolled currently in at least six units at LASC, have a 2.0 cumulative GPA, and list LASC as their home school. The application link is here and it is open until Friday, December 18.
The mental health counselors from LASC's Student Health Center are leading a support group on Zoom at 6 p.m. Thursdays to help students navigate finals, the cultural times we are experiencing, and personal challenges they may have. Learn more.
LASC's Guided Pathways program will host its next Virtual Wellness Lounge at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 19, on Zoom. Stop by to discuss issues, thoughts and concerns that you are facing as a student and possibly win a free gift card. Learn more.
The Dream Resource Center will host "UndocuZoom" at 11 a.m. every Thursday for students, parents, and community members to connect and build a community among LASC's undocumented population. Learn more.
The Dream Resource Center in collaboration with the Coalition for Humane Immigrants Rights (CHIRLA) will be providing Free Virtual Immigration/Legal consultations on Tuesday, December 15. Learn more.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, LASC's campus is closed to the public, but almost all classes are offered in a remote learning (online) model using Canvas and all student services and business operations will be offered online. Keep up with the latest CVOID-19 news with LACCD's FAQ page.
LASC has a wealth of virtual classroom support available for students this Fall Semester. Learn more. Also, students can live chat with our support programs by visiting this link. Resources such as housing, WiFi, and food accessibility are also available to students here.
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LASC's Academic Senate and College Council committees provide leadership for the overall direction and support of the college. Take a moment to review the committees' 2020 Fall Semester meeting schedules.
This Fall Semester, LASC will have an “Administrator On Duty” on Zoom from 5-8 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays to ensure everything is running smoothly with online instruction and support services. If you encounter any issues, contact the administrator on Zoom and they will provide assistance.
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LASC's President Dr. Seher Awan is inviting all employees to a virtual town hall at 2:30 p.m. every Tuesday to receive updates and chat questions to her. The Town Hall can be accessed via Zoom at tinyurl.com/TownHallatLASC or by phone at (669) 900-6833. Meeting ID is 924 9400 3345