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Remember: Classes are In Session November 20-22

Remember! Class is in session next week, November 20 to November 22! Classes will be held as normal Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

There are no classes November 23 and November 24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.



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WHCC: Take Art 3: 3D Design Fundamentals

Looking for a creative class to take next semester? Try Art 3: 3D Design Fundamentals! 

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WHCC Capture the Flag Nerf Gun Battle: Nov. 25

Blow off some steam before finals with ASB's Nerf Gun battle on Nov. 25! 4 students per team: $15 per team. Sign up: 559 934-2373. 

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WIN Center Top Notch Resume Workshop: November 28

​WHCL students! Do you want to perfect your resume? Come out to our WIN center's Top Notch Resume workshop on November 28 at noon! In the WIN Center, Room 275!

Register: https://goo.gl/2J2jQB

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West Hills College Lemoore EagleEye Story Contest

Put your creative writing skills to the test! Write a 10 sentence or less funny holiday story including Santa, a policeman and a Snickers bar! Enter it to the EagleEye newspaper before Nov. 29 and you could win a Starbucks gift card!

 

Send submissions to davidgejeian@whccd.edu


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WHCC De-Stress Study Fest November 29

De-stress and get study at our De-Stress Study Fest! November 29 5 p.m to midnight. Save your spot in the TRiO office to join us for refreshments, brain food, and study sessions!

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West Hills College Coalinga Bookstore Sale

For a limited time only get $50 off select laptops and $25 to $50 off iPad and iPad Pro at the West Hills College Coalinga bookstore! Shop today on campus or at https://www.bkstr.com/westhillscoalingastore/home/en

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WHCL Health Career Internship Workshop

​Interested in a career in healthcare? Come to our health career internship workshop! November 30 at noon in the WIN Center, Room 275! Register:

goo.gl/2J2jQB

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WHCL Hip Hop Night: December 1

ASB Students Free!!!

The Business Entrepreneur Club and ASB would like to invite you to Hip Hop Night December 1st, 2017!

ASB Student : FREE 
WHCL Students : $2.00
Non-WHCL : $4:00

Time : 8:00-11:00 PM 
Location : Conference Room (253)

Must be 18+

See you there!

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WHCC Big Monday Bash is December 4!

Save the date! Our annual Big Monday Bash to benefit Men's Basketball is Dec 4! Get dinner and a chance to win a trip to the NCCA Final Four! $140 will buy you dinner for two and enter you to win a trip for two to the Final Four! 


Buy tickets at the WHCC Athletic Office or call (559) 934-2460.

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Biz Chat with Terry Lindsey, RN @ WHCL Dec. 4

Interested in nursing? Come out to our WIN Center's Biz Chat on ​December 4 to hear from RN Terry Lindsey! Snacks provided! Noon on Dec. 4 in Room 275. 

Register at https://goo.gl/2J2jQB 

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Biz Chat: Mario Lopez, Clinical Social Worker

​Interested in social work? Come to our Biz Chat with Mario Lopez, Clinical Social Worker! Dec. 7 from noon to 1 in the WIN Center-Room 275

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WHCC/NDC Students: Free tutoring available in your campus Library

Need a tutor? We can help!


Please drop in anytime Mon-Thur 9-7, Fri 9-3.


The Tutorial Department is located in your campus library.


What we can do for you…

Pre-register for tutorial services
Provide your coaches, counselors, and/or Instructors with data pertaining to:
Your time spent at the tutorial department
Total visits in the Learning Center
Total time in the Learning Center
Discuss tutorial services and pair you with the service that best suits your needs


Schedules for both NDC and Coalinga
Ctrl+Click here for tutor schedules               
Ctrl+Click here for UpGrade schedules       


Tutorial Services
Walk-In and Scheduled tutoring:                   UpGrade (SI):
Peer-to-peer                                                                             Specific course study sessions
No appointment is necessary                                                  Step-by-step subject tutoring
Drop in during our hours of operation                                    Collaborative and interactive
Assistance in most subjects                                                    Learn by teaching

Conversational Partner:                                  Online Resources:
Improves conversational English                                            Tutorial and UpGrade schedules
Learn context of phrases                                                         Subject specific self-paced tutorials
Differentiate proper and improper use of slang                      Self-assessments
Understand cultural and dialect differences                           Time management and study guides

Online Tutoring:
Drop-in and scheduled online tutoring 24/7
Drop-in overnight review
Subject study cards
Step-by-step subject video tutorials

Tutors and UpGrade Leaders:
Take the NC 50 tutoring training course
Receive supplemental training for specific tutorial techniques
Tutor expo, Habits of mind, Reading apprenticeship, Canvas & online tutoring navigation
Maintain a minimum of a 2.7 (3.0 preferred) GPA
Earned an A or B in the specific subjects they tutor
Are referred by instructors (UpGrade)


For more information, contact: 
 
BRIAN ROUSKA
TUTORIAL SPECIALIST
300 CHERRY LANE 
COALINGA, CA 93210
559-934-2402| brianrouska@whccd.edu 
 




Units for Health Sciences Students​Want to earn up to units in a Work Experience Course?

​Want to earn up to units in a Work Experience Course next semester? Apply to become a volunteer at one of many local United Health Care (UHC) Centers: http://bit.ly/2zOff6J

Once you are accepted by UHC as a spring volunteer, enroll in a HS 15X course. You will earn 1 unit for every 60 volunteer hours at UHC.

Mark Your Calendars! Attend a Financial Aid Workshop this Semester!

​WHCL students! Have financial aid questions? Want to learn more about Paid Like a Paycheck or get help applying for FAFSA? Mark your calendars! Here is the full schedule of this semester's financial aid workshops! 

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Financial Aid Research Study

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.

Crisis Text Line

​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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Transferring? Here is the Transfer Center schedule for this semester

Are you transferring? Want more information about transferring and applying to four-year universities? Attend one of our transfer workshops this semester! Visit tinyurl.com/whcltransfer for more information about transfer services! See the attachment to download the full list of transfer events as a word document!

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Are You Registered for Spring? Enter to Win A Lenovo Laptop!

​Are you a West Hills College Coalinga, West Hills College Lemoore or North District Center, Firebaugh student? Are you registered for Spring classes? If so, post about it on your social media account before Jan. 11 using #WestHillsSpringReg to tell us about it! Then enter to win here: http://tiny.cc/westhillsreg 

You will be entered to win a new Lenovo laptop! 

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PAID Summer 2018 Internship with US Dept. of TransportationIncludes stipend and housing in Washington D.C.

​The US Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for a paid summer internship in Washington DC. Details are in the link: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/education/stipdg.cfm

To apply, please click here.
Applications will be accepted through January 19, 2018.

7 things you need to complete you FAFSA or Dream applicationsGet Ready to Renew! The Application Opens October 1!

The FAFSA Opens October 1! Be ready to renew with the tips below. Here are 7 things you need to complete your FAFSA or Dream Application!

1. Your FSA ID or Dream Username & Password
      
2. Your Social Security number or TIN for Dream Students

3. Your driver’s license number

If you don’t have a driver’s license, then don’t worry about this step.

4. Your 2016 tax records*
    ie. 2016 w-2s, 2016 1040 tax returns

5. Records of your untaxed income*
   IE. Child support,  Interest income, and veterans non education 
        benefits.

6. Records of your assets (money)*
    IE banking account balances, stocks, bonds, real estate. 

7. List of the school(s) you are interested in attending
    West Hills College Coalinga school code: 001176
    West Hills College Lemoore school code: 041113

 
* If you’re a dependent student, you will need this information for your parents as well.

Remember, the state deadline to file is March 2, 2018! Get ahead of the curve and fill out your applications now! 

For more info and to fill out the application, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov/ 


Student Success Team Matrix 2017/2018 Academic Year

Learning Area: Math and Science

Majors and Degrees

Physics

Geology 

Chemistry 

Biology 

Mathematics 

Engineering 

Kinesiology 

Liberal Arts (Math / Science)

 

Counselors: 

Leonel Burgos (Transfer) 

Phone: (559) 925-3213 

Email: leonelburgos@whccd.edu

 

Carol Moreno 

Phone: (559)925-3334 

Email: carolmoreno@whccd.edu

 

Advisors:

Lissette Padilla

Phone: (559) 925-3323

Email: lissettepadilla@whccd.edu         

 

Financial Aid:

Janessa Taylor

Phone: (559) 934-3301

Email: janessataylor@whccd.edu          

 

Services Technicians:

Leah Stiglianese

Phone: (559) 925-3107

Email: leahstiglianese@whccd.edu       

 

Support Staff:

Lourdes Hernandez

Phone: (559) 925-3405

Email: lourdeshernandez@whccd.edu        


Learning Area: Social Science

Majors and Degrees

Political Science

Geography

Child Development

Sociology

Human Services

Psychology

Liberal Arts (Social Science)


Counselors:

Derek Lopez            

Phone: (559) 925-3257

Email: dereklopez1@whccd.edu 

 

Wendy Denney (EOP)

Phone: (559) 925-3378

Email: wendydenney@whccd.edu 


Advisors:

Eva Jimenez (EOP)
Phone: (559) 925-3431

Email: evajimenez@whccd.edu

 

Financial Aid:

Karen Stieve

Phone: (559) 925-3311

Email: KarenStieve@whccd.edu

 

Services Technicians:

Aimee Freitas

Phone: (559) 925-3790

Email: AimeeFreitas@whccd.edu             

 

Support Staff:

Megan Shults

Phone: (559) 925-3337  

Email: meganshults@whccd.edu              


Learning Area: Career Technical Education

Majors and Degrees

CIS AOJ/Corrections/Law Enforcement

Business Administration

HRCM: Hospitality/Restaurant/ Casino Management/ Chef Apprentice (Culinary)

 

Counselors:

Teresa Quilici (Athletics)

Phone: 559-925-3212 

Email: TeresaQuilici@whccd.edu    

      

Maria Gonzalez (DSPS)

Phone: (559) 925-3244

Email: MariadelaluzGonzalez@whccd.edu

 

Advisors:

Jennifer Cadena

Phone: (559) 925-3343  

Email: JenniferCadena@whccd.edu        

 

Carolina Jurado

Phone: (559) 925-3211

Email: carolinajurado@whccd.edu          

 

Financial Aid:

Airy Macias

Phone: (559) 925-3214

Email: airymacias@whccd.edu  

 

Services Technicians:

David Scholl

Phone: (559) 925-3328

Email: davidscholl@whccd.edu 

 

Support Staff

Tina Simas

Phone: (559) 925-3124

Email: tinasimas@whccd.edu     


Learning Area: Arts and Letters

Majors and Degrees

Art 

Communications

Elementary Teaching

Humanities

Teaching Assistant

Liberal Arts

 

Counselors:

Tiffani Gonzales (SSSP Coordinator)              

Phone: (559) 925-3128

Email: tiffanigonzales@whccd.edu

 

Advisors:

Callie Branan

Phone: (559) 925-3345

Email: calliebranan@whccd.edu

 

Financial Aid:

Beatrice Ledesma

Phone: (559) 925-3309

Email: beatriceledesma@whccd.edu      

 

Services Technicians:

Monique Suter (Veterans)

Phone: (559) 925-3341

Email: MoniqueSuter@whccd.edu          

 

Support Staff

Tina Simas

Phone: (559) 925-3124

Email: tinasimas@whccd.edu     


 

Learning Area: Health and Wellness

Majors/Degrees

Nursing (AND) LVN+RN

Paramedic

Health & Science

EMT (Certification)

 

Counselors

Marta Hendrickson

Phone: (559) 925-3280  

Email: MartaHendrickson@whccd.edu  

 

Rupinder Rai (Veterans)

Phone: (559) 925-3908

Email: RupinderRai@whccd.edu

 

Mandy Hubanks (Evening)

Phone: (559) 925-3654  

Email: mandyhubanks@whccd.edu

 

 

 

Advisors

Jan Young (Veterans)

Phone: (559) 925-3216

Email: JanetYoung@whccd.edu

 

Angela Barginear

Phone: (559) 925-3373  

Email: AngelaBarginear@whccd.edu      

 

Financial Aid:

Tiffany Hernandez

Phone: (559) 925-3314  

Email: TiffanyHernandez@whccd.edu   

 

Services Technicians:

Sze Ki Liu (Marissa)

Phone: (559) 925-3320

Email: szekiliu@whccd.edu        

 

Support Staff:

Lourdes Hernandez

Phone: (559) 925-3405

Email: lourdeshernandez@whccd.edu