News at Los Angeles Southwest College

  • Moments
    Keynote Speakers Announced For "Oh Sh*t Moments Event"

    Los Angeles Southwest College's Foundation has announced DJ Derrick "D Nice" Jones and Iddris Sandu as the keynote speakers for its second annual Oh Sh*t Moments Event at 11 a.m. May 15. All are welcome to join them as they are interviewed by host Charles Kuykendoll and share their Oh Sh*t Moment stories! Free registration is required to attend this virtual event. Read Article

  • Black Student Success Week
    Celebrate Black Student Success Week

    Black Student Success Week will be April 26 - 30, 2021 at the California Community Colleges. The week will includes a daily webinar series called "The Black Hour." Learn more about these events. Read Article

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    President Awan Statement: Reflections on the Conviction of Derrick Chauvin

    Like so many of you, I am heartened and emotional to hear the guilty verdict on all charges in the Minneapolis trial of former Police Officer Derrick Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. While this decision will not make up for the decades if not centuries of inequitable treatment of the Black/African-American community, I hope that it will get us one step closer to a more just future, in which law enforcement treats all individuals with respect and human dignity, no matter the color of their skin. Read Article

  • Essay
    LACCD Black Faculty & Staff Association 2021 Annual Scholarship Essay Competition Announced

    The Los Angeles Community College (LACCD) Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA) has been awarding financial gifts to students participating in the Black Graduation Celebration sponsored by the African American Outreach Initiative and the Chancellor's Office for 7 years. This year, BFSA will award 2 students with a $500 scholarship. Read Article

  • Media Matters
    Annual Media Matters Project Scheduled For Spring

    LASC's Behavioral and Social Sciences Department will host an ongoing Media Literacy Project to educate LASC students in methods to better access, analyze, evaluate, and create media. Its mission is to develop critical thinking in media consumers and engaged media justice advocates, teaching skills needed to interact fully in the 21st century media culture. Check out upcoming events. Read Article