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  • Michael Lawson
    Michael Lawson To Be 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony Speaker

    5/21/2021
    Michael Lawson, who currently serves as President and CEO of the Los Angeles Urban League, a nonprofit dedicated to advocacy, leadership, and neighborhood change in South Los Angeles, will be Los Angeles Southwest College's 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony speaker on June 8. Read Article

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    President Awan Statement On FOX News Report Fallout

    5/6/2021
    In a message to campus on Thursday, May 5, Los Angeles Southwest College President Dr. Seher Awan addressed the hateful fallout directed toward the college following a FOX News report on a viral traffic stop between a former employee and a sheriff's deputy. Read Article

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    LASC Statement On FOX News Report

    5/4/2021
    An individual, who was the subject of a FOX News media report last night, May 3, was identified as possibly teaching at Los Angeles Southwest College. This individual has not been employed at the college since 2017. Read Article

  • Open Mic
    Say The Word: A Spoken Word Celebration

    5/1/2021
    Founded in 1999, Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) English and Foreign Languages Department "Say The Word" open mic 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

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    Immediate Changes To Campus Check-In Process

    4/29/2021
    Due to changing conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) are updating the way you will be able to come to campus. Effective this Monday, May 3, all employees, students, and visitors who want to get onto LASC's campus will need to complete an assessment form detailing any COVID-19 symptoms they may have as well as possible points of contact. The form will have to be completed each day before you arrive on campus. Read Article