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  • "Say The Word" Open Mic To Celebrate Students

    10/27/2021
    Now in its 23rd year, Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) English and Foreign Languages Department's "Say The Word" open mic competition for rap, poetry and art celebrates scholarship and student achievements, recognizes success in literacy, and reaches out to the local community to position LASC as a community center for engagement with current events, social issues, activism, scholarship, and literary arts. Read Article

  • School of Science Recognized With 2020 Project Achievement Award
    School of Science Recognized With 2020 Project Achievement Award

    10/25/2021
    Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) School of Science building has been recognized by the Southern California chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) with its 2020 Project Achievement Award for outstanding work in the practice of construction management. Read Article

  • LASC Recipient Of  U.S. Department Of Education PBI Grants Totaling $1.7 Million
    LASC Recipient Of U.S. Department Of Education PBI Grants Totaling $1.7 Million

    10/6/2021
    Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) has been awarded a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) Grant through the United States Department of Education totaling more than $1.7 million. Funding will support LASC's transformational efforts to increase college enrollment and success among Black students at the college in South Los Angeles. Read Article

  • LACCD awards students a grant to help with educational expenses
    LACCD awards students a grant to help with educational expenses

    9/30/2021
    The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) understands the uncertainty and hardship the coronavirus (COVID-19) health pandemic had on the LACCD student community. To provide relief during this unprecedented time, the LACCD is pleased to announce that students have been awarded a grant to help reduce your out-of-pocket educational expenses. Read Article

  • LASC President Named 2021-22 Class Aspen New Presidents Fellowship
    LASC President Selected For 2021-22 Aspen New Presidents Fellowship

    9/22/2021
    The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has announced that Dr. Seher Awan, president at Los Angeles Southwest College, is one of 25 leaders selected for the 2021-22 class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship. This program supports community college presidents in the early years of their tenure as they aim to achieve higher and more equitable levels of student success. The Fellowship's philanthropic partner is JPMorgan Chase. Read Article