Beginning Monday, March 1, appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are expected to become available for the “Education and Childcare” group under the Phase 1B, Tier 1, category within the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) jurisdiction.
Check out the current list of all of the sites offering COVID-19 vaccines. You can also find appointments by checking MyTurn, calling the state’s toll-free hotline at (833) 422-4255, using the LACDPH 
appointment link, contacting your healthcare provider or pharmacy or checking the health departments for Long Beach or Pasadena, or the county health departments if you live outside of Los Angeles County
If a student is a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or other qualifying non-resident, then they must submit a FAFSA by the Tuesday, March 2, Cal Grant deadline to be eligible for the most opportunities. Students are encouraged to check in with our Financial Aid team to learn more.
LASC theater students have created a powerful and haunting piece of theater with their new virtual project titled "George Floyd." The award-winning theater program's performance can be viewed here. A NBC-4 news report on the production can be viewed here.
LASC's Distance Education office will have open Zoom sessions for drop-in help and assistance with Canvas and online learning. Stop by from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. Thursday, and 9-11 a.m. Friday.
Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is hosting several webinars in the weeks ahead to support Distance Education teaching. For a full list of the upcoming webinars, visit here. The webinars are updated frequently so keep checking back.
Do you know students who need housing? Need a job? Need a break? Invite them to join the counselors from the Gaining Access Through Education, Work, and Yielding Stability (GATEWAYS) program at upcoming spring informational workshops this semester. Learn more.
March is Women’s History Month and LASC's Library celebrates by sharing women-focused sources. The Library invites you to explore its featured biographies, e-books, and selected videos. Learn more.
LASC’s Extended Opportunity Programs and Services office's goal is to help all students who want to have access to quality education with the resources needed to succeed. Students are encouraged to apply today.
LASC's NextUp and Guardian Scholars programs welcome you to read its latest newsletter that details the benefits of joining, meet the team, and more. You can view the newsletter here. Also, check out this flyer to meet Carlos Borrayo, NextUp and Guardian Scholars newest CGCA.
LASC's Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program is now accepting applications from Spring Semester students. If students meet the eligibility requirements, they should apply today. Read more.
Hip Hop Congress represents the merger of artists and students, music and community. Its mission is to use Hip Hop culture to inspire young people to get involved in social action, civic service, and cultural creativity. Encourage students to get involved by filling out this interest form.
Did you know that LASC has the only TRiO STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program in LACCD? Do you know students interested in transferring to a college or university in a STEM or STEM-affiliated major? Then encourage them to join the TRiO STEM Scholars program at LASC! Learn more.
LASC's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs are actively involved in bringing more opportunities to students related to their career. The STEM programs' first newsletter is where a student can find information and opportunities to further his or her education. Read more.
LACCD's Lavender Graduation Celebration will be at 4 p.m. May 17 celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) student graduates. More information to follow! Learn more.
LACCD’s African American Outreach Initiative program presents the 2021 Virtual Black Graduation Celebration: A Cultural Ceremony Honoring Students! The celebration is from 3-5 p.m. May 25. Learn more.
Need to take an Introduction to Teaching with Canvas (ITC) or Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning (IOTL) course to be Distance Education certified? Sign up for your courses now in the Vision Resource Center. Click on the links below to register in the VRC. You must take ITC first followed by IOTL. ITC classes are March 15 to April 9, April 12 to May 7 and May 10 to June 4. IOTL classes are from March 15 to April 9, April 12 to May 7 and May 10 to June 4.
LASC's Disabled Students Program & Services and NEXTUp offices will host Student Resource fairs throughout March and April. Stop by to learn about LASC and our incredible community partners. Learn more.
Congratulations to Dr. Erum Syed, Instructor, Natural Sciences Health and Kinesiology, for being honored by the Los Angeles Faculty Guild as a participant on the AFT Contract Action Team. The team was responsible for showing up in board meetings, supporting candidates and negotiating class sizes and more. 
LASC's Health Center would like to inform students about their services by making a virtual visit to your classroom to give a brief 5-minute presentation. Email them at at 
with dates and times that work for you. 
Microsoft 365 Teams for Educators workshops from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, March 3, are open to all LACCD faculty and staff. Register here. The live session will be at

LASC will be sponsoring a team of 20 to attend the A2MEND 14th Annual African American Male Summit 
on Thursday and Friday, March 4-5. The theme of this year’s A2MEND 
Conference is “Going All In,” which
perfectly aligns with our #lascALLin focus. Contact LASC President Dr. Seher Awan to register.
The “Teaching and Learning Series” for faculty will discuss brain-based learning, engagement strategies, and effective assessment strategies at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 4. Register here or learn more.

The LASC Library is hosting a series of free technology workshops on different presentation tools. The series includes Prezi, Google Slides, and PowerPoint. Each workshop will show students how to access the featured application, create and edit slides, images and YouTube videos, and how to share their presentation. Learn more.
Employees and students will be able to channel their emotions into a masterpiece at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, at the "Paint & Breathe" event on Zoom. LASC's Art faculty member Santos Vazquez will lead the session. Learn more. The first 30 students who registers will receive art supplies.
In celebration of Black History Month, LASC's Art Gallery is pleased to present “Agency: Reclamation of Our Stories” - a solo virtual exhibition by Gena Rynae Smith. To view the exhibition, visit the Gallery's Facebook page.
LASC's Multipurpose Room 127 in the SoCTE Building will serve as a polling place for the upcoming state Senate District 30 election. Voters can cast their ballots from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Monday, March 1, as well as from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, March 2. Candidates running to fill this seat can be viewed here.
Students are invited to learn how being a TRiO Scholars program participant can help them achieve their educational transfer goals from 10-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through March 17 on Zoom. Learn more.
To provide students with reliable, high-speed internet access — and in keeping with social-distancing directives issued by county, state, and national officials — LASC has launched “Drive-Up Wi-Fi." Students are welcome to drive to LASC, park in our parking lot and get FREE Wi-Fi! Learn more.
Employees interested in learning more about Open Educational Resources can get answers every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. on Zoom. Learn more.
LASC's Student Success Center provides free academic support services online to enhance student learning and achievement in a student-centered environment. Learn more here. The center will also be hosting several workshops this week. Check them out here.
LASC's Dream Resource Center in collaboration with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) will be providing free immigration legal consultations in the Spring Semester. Consultations include assistance with applications for DACA, citizenship, pathways to legalization, and more. Book your appointment here.
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's Spring Semester information guide for students details support and resources available such as tutoring, health and technology. Learn more. Students can live chat with our support programs this semester by visiting this link. Information on resources such as housing, WiFi, and food accessibility are available here.
In the interest of furthering the educational objectives of students, LASC's Library will make available a Google Chromebook or Surface GO for one academic year for a student actively enrolled at the college. Learn more.

LASC has a telephone hotline for employees to call with any general issues or concerns they might have related to operations as well as the impact of COVID-19. Contact the FreshDesk/FreshCaller hotline in the Winter Session from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays at (323) 274-1680 or
Martin Luther King Community Medical Group are making COVID-19 vaccines available to seniors living within a five-mile radius of the Martin Luther King Community Medical Group East Compton and Wilmington clinics. Appointments are required and the cost is free. No walks-ins. Learn more.

Microsofts has created a "Blacks at Microsoft" (BAM) scholarships for students. The BAM Scholarship was created to enable Black and African-American students to attend college and pursue a career in technology. 
The goal is to empower future generations to do and be more. The deadline is March 31. Learn more.

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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' meeting schedules.
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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 or by phone at (669) 900-6833. Meeting ID is 924 9400 3345. Recent town halls can be viewed here.