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Study Abroad Financial Aid Workshop at Laney College, November 5

28 October 2014

Study Abroad Financial Aid Workshop (November 5th)If you are interested in studying abroad but not sure how you can afford to, or how to assist students, come to this very important information STUDY ABROAD FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP.  Representatives from Financial Aid will speak to PCCD faculty, staff and students about how to apply for financial aid to help cover the costs of studying abroad.  You don’t want to miss this event!

Date: Wednesday, November 5th
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Where: Laney College (Room E-254)

For more information contact Drew Gephart at (510) 587-7834 or dgephart@peralta.edu.

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    International Education Week at the Peralta Colleges, November 17-21

    28 October 2014

    IEW FlyerA celebration and promotion of International Education and Exchange. For more information contact Thomas Torres-Gil at ttorresigil@peralta.edu or call (510) 587-7835.

    The Office of International Education is celebrating International Education Week!  This week long celebration from Monday, November 17-Friday, November 21 is a joint initiative supported by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries. International Education Week is a celebration and promotion of international education and exchange.

    Throughout the week, the Office of International Education will be hosting a variety of events at each of the four PCCD colleges, including a Peace Corps Panel, a Study Abroad Panel and an International Student Panel.  Please come out to learn about how you can become involved with international education!

    Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PeraltaInternational
    International Students Website: http://web.peralta.edu/international/
    Study Abroad Information: http://web.peralta.edu/international/study-abroad/

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      Peralta News – Board Spotlight October 7, 2014

      14 October 2014

      Board Spotlight: 7 OCT 2014

      The October 7 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees featured a Legislative Update by our Sacramento lobbyists.  The Machine Technology Program at Laney College was presented as a Program of Distinction.  And Board members had a spirited discussion about the $15 million Career Pathways grant.

      To view this or past meetings, please visit our meeting archives at:
      http://web.peralta.edu/trustees/meetings-votelog/

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        Transfer Day at Laney College, October 14

        9 October 2014

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        Meet Representatives From Over 35 Colleges on Tuesday, October 14, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Laney College Quad. For more information call (510) 464-3135.

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          Panel on Unaccompanied Minors and Mass Detention at Laney College, October 13

          9 October 2014

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          The Brown Alliance of Students Taking Action and the Laney College Ethnic Studies Department invites you to a community panel on Mass Detention and Unaccompanied Minors on Monday, October 13 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in the Laney College Theater.

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            Benefits of Organic Food Lecture Series at Laney College, October 16

            9 October 2014

            Kelly Carlisle

            Join Kelly Carlisler in the Laney Forum to discuss Food Access and Disparities Thursday, October 16, 12:00 – 12:50 p.m.

            Kelly D. Carlisle, Founder and Executive Director of Acta Non Verba, is a veteran of the United States Navy and has been the recipient of many awards, including the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. She is an avid gardener and is an Alameda County Master Gardener Trainee. She is an active member of the Farmer Veteran Coalition.

            Ms. Carlisle was selected as one of 200 U.S. Delegates to Slow Food International’s Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto in 2012 and 2014. Ms. Carlisle is the December 2011 Bon Appetit Good Food Fellow. She has worked with and mentored pre-teen and teenage youth since the age of 14. A native of East Oakland, California, she is committed to creating positive change in her childhood city.

            Most recently, Kelly’s work has been honored at the White House by President Barack Obama.

            Brought to you by: The Department of General Services and Laney College

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              Scholarship Workshops at College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College, October 3, 6 & 7

              1 October 2014

              Scholarship Workshops

               

              Peralta Colleges Foundation

              With our on-line scholarship application process it is easier than ever to apply for multiple scholarships all with one application! For assistance with the application process feel free to come by one of our workshops, and bring any of your scholarship application questions!

               

              What: Laney Scholarship Application Workshop

              When: Friday, October 3, 2014 3pm – 5pm

              Where: Laney College Rm: F-170 C

               

              What: Merritt Scholarship Application Workshop

              When: Monday, October 6, 2014 12pm – 2pm

              Where: Merritt College Rm: L-132

               

              What: College of Alameda Scholarship Application Workshop

              When: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 12pm – 2pm

              Where: College of Alameda Rm: L-202

               

              Deadline to Apply: October 13, 2014 

              Visit our website at www.peraltafoundation.org

               

              Please remember your deadline for Classroom Enrichment Grants

              is the next day Tuesday, October 14, 2014, so act now!

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                Flu Shot Available at the Peralta Colleges, October 15 & 22

                1 October 2014

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                Paid by Student Health Fee

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                  Colorstruck by Donald E. Lacy, Jr. at Laney College, October 3-4

                  1 October 2014

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                  How to prevent the next Ferguson? The Conversation on Race Tour Continues…. For more information go to http://www.colorstruck.net

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                    Latino Heritage Celebration Month Film Screening at Laney College

                    1 October 2014

                    Laney College 2014 Latino History MonthThere will be a film screening and discussion at Laney College during Latino Heritage Month. Food will be provided.

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                      Scholarship Workshops at Berkeley City College, Sept. 22 & Laney College, Sept. 29

                      18 September 2014

                      Scholarship Workshops

                       

                      Peralta Colleges Foundation

                      With our on-line scholarship application process it is easier than ever to apply for multiple scholarships all with one application! For assistance with the application process feel free to come by one of our workshops, and bring any of your scholarship application questions!

                      What: BCC Scholarship Application Workshop

                      When: Monday, September 22, 2014 12pm – 1:30pm

                      Where: Berkeley City College (BCC) Rm: 126

                       

                      What: Laney Scholarship Application Workshop

                      When: Monday, September 29, 2014 12pm – 2pm

                      & Friday, October 3, 2014 3pm – 5pm

                      Where: Laney College Rm: F-170 C

                       

                      Visit our website at www.peraltafoundation.org

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                        Benefits of Organic Food Lecture Series at Laney College

                        8 September 2014

                        Organic Lecture Flyer-2

                         

                        Please join the Sustainability Committee at our first in a series of lectures that opens the discussion about organic food and its impact on climate, the economy and personal health.    Our first in the series will be delivered by Juiana Birnbaum.  This lecture will discuss the connection between global warming, convental food systems and the consumer-you!  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to gain insight into how their food is sourced.  We are often asked how to help our community learn to make better food choices for a variety of reasons. The lecture will be at Laney College, in the Forum from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  All are welcome to come.

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                          15th Annual Historically Black College Recruitment Fair at Laney College, Sept. 10

                          8 September 2014

                          HBCUF-1Wednesday, September 10 at Laney College, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Effective today, students can begin to register online/electronically to attend the U-CAN College Fair of their choice at www.GoToCollegeFairs.com/California.

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                            Student Spotlight – Chandra Johnson-Malone, Laney College

                            5 September 2014

                            Student Spotlight: Chandra Johnson-Malone

                            Chandra Johnson-Malone managed 4 kids and a degree with the help and support of both the Laney’s CalWORKs and EOPS learning communities. From assistance to independence, her story is a testament that through hard work and a strong support system, anything is possible!

                            Laney CalWORKs Program “LaneyWORKs”
                            The Laney CalWORKs Program “LaneyWORKs” is dedicated to providing a wealth of supportive student services to ensure each student a success! Since 1998, Laney College has taught, trained, counseled and helped students on Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) find a job through its CalWORKs Program.

                            Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS)
                            EOPS was established in 1969 as a social reform program of the California Community Colleges. EOPS develops programs and services to meet the unique educational needs of students challenged by language, social, and economic disadvantages.

                            For more information, please visit: http://www.laney.edu/wp/eops/

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                              Grand Re-Opening: Library Group Study Rooms at Laney College

                              3 September 2014

                               

                              Pictured:  Students Adán R. Ortega and My Duyen Hoan in one of the newly opened study rooms.

                              Laney Library is pleased to announce the re-opening of five group study rooms on the 3rd floor of the library.  The group study rooms were out of commission for several years to accommodate office staff during renovation of the Tower Building.  Group study rooms are particularly important for collaborative learning.  An additional five study rooms on the 4th floor, which are not sound-proof, are now designated for individual use.  Students may sign up for group or individual study rooms at the Loan Desk.

                              Pictured: Students Adán R. Ortega and My Duyen Hoan in one of the newly opened study rooms.

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