Join us for a special event at WHCC! Democracy, Virtue and Money: A Presentation by Greg Delano. June 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the WHCC theater.
The presentation will also be offered at our North District center in Firebaugh on July 3 from 6 to 7 p.m. in room 26.
Want to learn more about the CalWORKs program and what it can do for you? Come out to our CalWORKs Family Educational Evenings.
There are two events:
* June 28. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at WHCC Room R 10A
* June 29. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at North District Center in Firebaugh.
EOPS applications for summer/fall 2017 are now being accepted! Visit the admin building for more information. http://ow.ly/2Jpz30bkFhO
Find employment at agencies in the following links and also in the attachments:
Kings County Jobs: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingscounty
Tulare County Jobs: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tulare/default.cfm
Fresno County Jobs: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fresnoca/default.cfm
Fresno City Jobs: https://jobs.fresno.gov/psp/cofcg/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=1
City of Coalinga: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=CITYOFCO&cws=1
City of Firebaugh: http://firebaugh.org/employment/
City of Mendota: http://ci.mendota.ca.us/employment/
Lemoore Naval Air Station: http://www.navymwrlemoore.com/about/jobs
Are you a student with a disability planning on attending WHCL in Fall 2017? Attend our A.L.P.S. Academy this July!
Your 4th-12th graders can work on their basketball skills this July with our basketball camps! Sign up today at: http://tinyurl.com/whclcamps
Grow your child's soccer skills with our Futsal camp! July 24-28. There are several sessions based on age. Sign up: http://tinyurl.com/whclcamps
Our Career Centers are now online! Visit your online career center for information about job and internship opportunities and more!
Are you an employer or organization looking for student interns or graduates or students to hire? You can submit these opportunities through the online career center as well!
Coalinga/Firebaugh Campus Career Center Online: http://www.westhillscollege.com/coalinga/students/student_services/counseling/career_center.asp
Lemoore Campus Career Center Online: http://www.westhillscollege.com/lemoore/students/student_services/career_center/
Stay cool, stay hydrated and stay informed this summer! Know the signs of heat exhaustion and how to avoid it: https://www.cdc.gov/extremeheat/index.html
See the attached brochure or visit the link above for more information.
Looking to use the library this summer? Here are our hours:
Interested in learning how to weld? Or looking to make welding your career? Register for our welding classes at West Hills College Coalinga today! Classes start August 11th! Visit tinyurl.com/coalingaweld for more information.
The WHCC library will be closed on May 29 for Memorial Day and from May 30 – June 2 for maintenance and cleaning.
WHCC Library Summer hours will begin on June 5:
Monday – Thursday 8am to 5pm.
Friday 8am to 4pm.
Do you find the idea of working in agriculture interesting? Do you want a job where you can make over $50,000 a year? Enroll in our Irrigation Engineering Technology program and you will be on your way to earning a Certificate of Achievement in Irrigation Engineering Technology and landing a high paying job in irrigation in just a year or less!
Here are the classes needed to complete this program! There is still room in all classes so enroll today!
AET-23-C01 (Advanced Irrigation Design)
AET 23 covers irrigation design including the preparation of irrigation designs to meet the needs of a particular project, selecting the most effective irrigation equipment or materials for the application and utilizing the information in such a manner that efficient and cost-effective irrigation designs are produced which meet the watering requirements for the plant or crop material being irrigated. (CID Steps 2&3)(AA, CSU, UC) Advisory(s): Strongly Recommended Preparation AET 21, and AET 22 or the equivalent
Coalinga Campus , Fall 2017
8/11/2017 - 10/13/2017
W 3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
AET-21-C01 (Ag-Irrigation Management)
AET 21 is designed to teach the principles of irrigation system management for dealers, regulators and farmers (or those interested in those areas). Topics such as surface irrigation methods (furrow and border strip) and pressurized systems (micro and sprinklers) are covered. Students will learn when and how much to irrigate; includes sections on evapotranspiration and crop coefficients, practical irrigation scheduling techniques, how irrigation efficiency and uniformity influence irrigation scheduling, and salinity effects. This course aligns with the Irrigation Association?s Certified Irrigation Specialist Program. (CAIS). (AA, CSU, UC)
9/18/2017 - 10/28/2017
S 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM; S 12:30 PM - 5:20 PM
AET 10 is an introduction to the selection, care and use of tapes and levels; field observations, note taking and office computations, use of surveying instruments and equipment for land measurement and mapping; practice in differential, profile, and contour leveling; building foundation layout; public lands surveying, legal descriptions, horizontal angles and cost evaluations.
8/15/2017 - 12/5/2017
T TH 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM; T TH 6:00 PM - 7:20 PM
Earn all the knowledge you need to become a Pest Control Advisor in just one year at West Hills College Coalinga!
Classes are still open for this great program, leading to an Integrated Pest Management Certificate of Achievement, and some are even offered online.
The following classes are open for Fall 2017 and there's still room and time to enroll! Enroll today!
CRPSCI-2-C01 (Plant Science Theory)
CRPSCI 2 is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of plant science including structure, growth process, propagation, physiology, growth media, biological competitors, and post-harvest factors of food, fiber and ornamental plants. Techniques of research, exploration of plant growth and identification of economical crops will be included. (C-ID AG-PS 104)
Online Coalinga , Fall 2017
8/11/2017 - 12/15/2017
CRPSCI-1-C01 (Intro to Plant Science)
CRPSCI 1 is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of plant science including structure, growth process, propagation, physiology, growth media, biological competitors, and post-harvest factors of food, fiber and ornamental plants. Techniques of research, exploration of plant growth and identification of economical crops will be included. (C-ID AG-PS 106L)
8/11/2017 - 9/16/2017
This course is also offered in Avenal:
CRPSCI-1-A01 (Intro to Plant Science)
Avenal , Fall 2017
8/11/2017 - 12/15/2017
T 8:00 AM - 9:50 AM; F 8:00 AM - 9:50 AM; W 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
CRPSCI-1-A02 (Intro to Plant Science)
T 10:49 AM - 12:39 PM; W 12:35 PM - 1:25 PM; F 10:40 AM - 12:30 PM
CRPSCI-6-C01 (App. of GPS Tech. in Ag)
CRPSCI 6 provides students with an introduction to precision agriculture. Topics include Global Positioning System (GPS), yield monitoring, site-specific soil sampling, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing and variable rate technology. Students will gain hands-on experience using industry-grade GIS software and GPS hardware.
10/30/2017 - 12/15/2017
F 12:00 PM - 5:50 PM; S 8:00 AM - 11:50 PM; S 12:30 PM - 5:20 PM
CRPSCI-19-C01 (California Water)
CRPSCI 19 is an interdisciplinary examination of California's water use and management with an historical emphasis on the politics and conflict arising from water scarcity. Instruction in the fundamentals of irrigation application and measurement systems will be provided. Included will be a study of the basic irrigation systems: flood, sprinkler, micro, sub-irrigation and their variations. California's water systems and water quality problems will be reviewed. (C-ID AG 116)
10/16/2017 - 12/15/2017
Incoming President's Scholars! Don't forget to register for our August 18th Scholars Breakfast! Register today:
Financial Aid Research Study
West Hills College is working with a research organization called MDRC to learn how financial aid can best assist students with managing their finances and succeeding in college. As part of this study, West Hills College will share your student records data with MDRC beginning in the 2016-17 academic year. These data include personal identifiers, such as name and contact information, enrollment, credits attempted and completed, grades, and financial aid awarded and disbursed. Information that MDRC collects for the study will be kept confidential and will be used for research purposes only. If you have questions about the study, or you don't want to be contacted or your data to be shared, please email ALAP@mdrc.org and include your student ID number.
Feeling Overwhelmed? Stressed? Unsure where to turn? California Community Colleges with Crisis Text Line to provide expanded mental health support for students. Text "COURAGE" to 741741 for round the clock, confidential support from trained crisis counselors.
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