President’s Weekly Message
Good Monday morning to you on September 4th, 2018—-
Hope you enjoyed Labor Day!
For continuing students, we know you are familiar with this email blast, but for you new students, this is a weekly email designed to keep you informed about events, deadlines, partnerships, job opportunities and other interesting things related to Trade Tech. This is your community college and we want you to be involved in the campus experience.
BRIDGES TO SUCCESS
We know the first week of school can be overwhelming in some ways, but we hope you secured your classes and are settling in. Remember that we are here to help you be successful. If you have any questions about the enrollment process including adding classes, please come by the Bridges to Success Center in Mariposa Hall Room 105.
FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS
We know you have a lot of questions about financial aid, and we are trying to answer as many questions as we can at the Financial Aid department counter on the first floor of Juniper Hall. But the lines can be long, so we are providing a series of financial aid workshops where you can drop-in and ask quick questions about financial aid.
Students can conveniently sign up for the workshops from their personal devices at: http://college.lattc.edu/financialaid/
There will be one more week of no citations, giving you a few extra days to purchase a parking permit. For one more week, you will not be cited if you park in student space. But you WILL be cited if:
*You park in faculty/staff stalls
*No decal while parked in faculty/staff stalls
*If you park in Reserved parking stalls
*If you park a vehicle outside of a stall
*If you park a gasoline vehicles in EV stalls
*If you park in handicap-designated spaces with no decal- and no disabled placard/disabled license plate.
If you are need of tutoring, stop by Mariposa Room 109 to ask about tutoring services.
In addition to the in-person support you can receive in Bridges, you can also find important academic deadlines online at: http://college.lattc.edu/oac/calendar/. You can also keep up to date on key deadlines on your mobile phone by downloading the FREE Grad Guru App today! (Available for Apple and Android). You can add dates/deadlines directly to your personal calendar, get helpful tips and guidance – all geared towards helping you stay on track!
LFSA ESSAY CONTEST
There’s an essay contest available right now for LATTC students. The Latinx Faculty and Staff Association is asking any student to create a 400-500 word essay describing how the Latino culture and values, have contributed and shaped your academic journey and personal growth here at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. Deadline for entry is Monday Sept 10 at 11:59pm.
Please email your entry, which should include your name, contact information (phone and e-mail) and your essay should be either attached or embedded in an email document. Please email your entry to Olga Garcia:
The judges hope to release the results on Tuesday Sept 18th. The winner will receive a $250 scholarship and it will be given to the winner at a presentation at one of the Hispanic Heritage events on campus.
We look forward to keeping you informed all semester.