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President Mary Gallagher

This Week @ City

Originally Published: 5/10/2021

News and Events for the week of May 10

Good Monday Morning: 

Last week we moved into the less restrictive Yellow Tier. This is the least restrictive tier before the emergency is declared over. The transmission and hospitalization numbers continue to go down in Los Angeles County. In the Yellow Tier you will see 75% capacity in many areas and more indoor activities. Larger gatherings will be allowed as well. This is an important step toward returning to campus operations. 

Fall 2021

We are planning our Fall 2021 schedule for the Yellow Tier. The fall schedule will be ready in a few weeks and we expect about 70% of our classes will remain online. Summer classes will be online and the schedule is posted on our website.

Visiting Campus

Please remember to use either the LACC SAFE app or the appropriate form online for every day that you visit campus. You can download the LACC SAFE app via the App Store on your Apple and Android phones and tablets or visit the LACC website and click COVID-19 Symptom Self Check under “Visiting Campus” on the main page, direct link http://laccd.edu/About/News/Pages/Self-Check-Survey-Landing.aspx.  

Campus Community Conversation

Today at 5pm we will host a Campus Community Conversation with the Hillard Heintze team who are gathering information about campus safety and security to report to the Board of Trustees. We will be sending out a reminder this morning with the QR code to register for the Zoom meeting. 

Pharmacy Technician Program Information Session

On Tuesday, May 11, at 6pm the LACC Extension program will be hosting a FREE Pharmacy Technician Program Info Session. The session will include information on our Pharmacy Tech program including classroom curriculum, pharmacy externships, CA license application, national certification examination, payment options and other topics. Weekday evening classes begin on May 25. You can register for the zoom info session here

Student Workshops

Our Life Skills Center is offering student workshops throughout the Spring 2021 semester. Workshops are held online every Tuesday from 12:30pm – 1:30pm. Workshops can be accessed via Zoom at 929 3680 5171, for more information or questions please contact Joe Exnowski at 323.953.4000 ext. 224 or exnowsj@lacitycollege.edu.

The next workshop on Tuesday, May 11 will focus on “Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol and Drug Abuse.”  

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

On Wednesday, May 12, the Emergency Broadband Benefit, an FCC temporary program providing a $50 monthly discount off households’ Internet bill and a one-time discount of $100 off a laptop or desktop, will be open for enrollment. Households can enroll and find out more information at https://getemergencybroadband.org

VAMA Lecture Series

Join us Thursday, May 13 at 6pm for our VAMA Lecture Series featuring filmmaker Arthur Jones. Jones is Filmmaker of this year’s winner of best documentary at Sundance Feels Good Man, which is a 2020 American documentary film about the Internet meme Pepe the Frog. The film stars artist Matt Furie, the creator of Pepe the Frog, and follows Furie as he struggles to reclaim control of Pepe from members of the alt-right who have co-opted the image for their own purposes. The film premiered at the 2020 Sundance film Festival and won a U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker. It was also nominated in the U.S. Documentary Competition at Sundance. Register to watch the film at https://www.vamagallery.com/events/FeelsGoodMan/ and join for the Zoom at  

https://laccd.zoom.us/j/99307755759. 

Free Produce Pick-up Event

Next Thursday, May 20, the LA County Department of Health is hosting a free produce pick-up event from 9:30am to 12noon. There will be fresh vegetables and fruit, no canned items. Priority will be given to registered attendees between 9:30am and 10:30am, after 10:30am, produce will be handed out on a first come first served basis.  

Registration can be completed online or by phone: 

Registration is through EventBrite or  

By phone: contact Armen Ter-Barsegyan at (213) 288-8715  

Lavender Graduation

Our Lavender Graduation will be held on May 17 at 4pm, our Black Graduation Ceremony will be held on May 25 at 3pm, final exams are finished on June 7 and our online graduation ceremony will be held on June 8 at 5pm. 


Only three weeks left of class before final exams. All of your great work for this term culminates in four weeks. If your students need help, please have them reach out to hotline-students@lacitycollege.edu  

BELIEVE. ACHIEVE. SUCCEED. Thank you for what you do.  

Be well. Get vaccinated.  
Mary