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Exploring Southern California’s Rich History (11/20)

Intercultural Programs is hosting Exploring Southern California’s Rich History next Tuesday, Nov. 20th from 1-2:10pm in Math/Science 123. The event will feature a discussion of the history of our geographic area, honoring the heritage and traditions of Native American communities with Dr. Theresa Gregor, professor of American Indian Studies at CSULB. Any promotion of this […]

GWC Food Services – Weekly Specials November 19-21

Monday – November 19 Soups – Mushroom Bisque – $2.95 – $3.50 Grill – Turkey Tacos with sweet potato fries & chipotle aioli – $6.95 Action – Butternut Squash Ravioli with Holiday toppings & chicken – $6.95 International – Chicken Makhani – $6.95 Grab n Go – Salad Turkey Salad with Almonds – $3.95 Grab […]

Faculty: Funding Opportunity – Call for Conference Applications

From the Institute for Professional Development (IPD) CALL FOR CONFERENCE APPLICATIONS FACULTY:  Last chance to apply for IPD funding for conferences taking place January through March FINAL DEADLINE to apply:  noon on Friday, November 30, 2018 Questions:  contact Patty Fonseca in the IPD Office   |    |   714/895-8175 CONFERENCE/TRAVEL FUNDING <IPD Conference Funding_ Information [PDF]>   […]

GWC Welcomes the World During International Education Week

GWC’s Center for Global and Cultural Programs brought a world of culture to campus on Wednesday, November 14, at its International Festival.  The event kicked off the campus’s International Education Week, which raised cultural awareness through a celebration of music, dance, and initiative. This year’s festival offered attendees cultural performances, study abroad booths, country booths […]

Veterans Honored at Golden West College’s Annual Celebration

(GWC student veterans and veteran attendees at GWC’s annual Veterans Day Celebration.) Golden West College recognized Orange County veterans and student veterans at its annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 8, 2018. Veteran Michael Carrizo, GWC facilities specialist and advisor to the Student Veterans Organization, served as the event’s master of ceremonies. Fascinated with the […]

International Club: Winter Drive for HB Youth Shelter

Lend a helping hand this holiday season. The GWC International Club is hosting a Winter Drive for the HB Youth Shelter from Nov 8-Nov 29th. Please see flyer for suggested donations. Drop-off locations (look for collection bins): ISP front desk, 1st floor of SSC LRC 1st floor

Golden West College Celebrates Dia De Los Muertos

Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff celebrated Dia De Los Muertos at the Student Services Center North patio on November 1, 2018. The exciting event, hosted by Puente and Intercultural Programs (ICP), featured a day of cultural learning, dance and music, crafts, food and festivities. Beautifully crafted ofrendas (altars), created by Puente students and GWC’s campus […]

GWC Actresses Win American College Theater Festival Recognition

Congratulations to Golden West College actresses Katherine Heflin and Carolyn Feres for being named nominees for the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival (ACTF) Irene Ryan Acting Scholarships for their performances in GWC’s production of Dracula by Steven Dietz and directed by Tom Amen. Katherine Heflin (Lucy) and Carolyn Feres (Mina) will be eligible to compete […]

The Art of the Self

GWC Art Gallery’s new exhibition, “The Art of the Self” ome and see this amazing exhibition of over 40 different artists as they explore the tradition of the self-portrait – how they see themselves internally and externally, literally and metaphorically.

November Employee of the Month Announced

Congratulations to Jimmy Nguyen, our Employee of the Month for November 2018. Jimmy is GWC’s Senior Custodian with Maintenance & Operations. This was sent in with his nomination: “Outside of his daily responsibilities I have seen Jimmy stop and give directions to students and visitors, assist with set up of special events. The most impressive […]