February is a busy month for LMC students! You've probably just begun to adjust to the fast pace of student life once again, but there are also many special events taking place on campus and important deadlines you won't want to miss. Please take a minute to learn about African American History Month events, including guest speakers, films, and even a talent show; a UC campus tour, Club Day activities and more.
For additional Spring Semester dates, click here.
Financial Aid Updates
It is not too late to apply for 2008-2009 Financial Aid. Visit the FAFSA website.
The last day to submit documents for the first spring 2009 Pell Grant payment is Monday, March 2nd by 2:30 p.m. For answers to your Financial Aid questions, call the Financial Aid Office at (925) 439- 2181, ext. 3139.
The Financial Aid Office can process your BOG Fee Waiver and handle general financial aid questions at the front counter. Appointments may be made for Monday, Wednesday or Friday. You may also drop in on Tuesday or Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Need assistance completing the FAFSA application? Register for a Financial Aid Workshop. For SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) Workshops, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at LMC extension 3139.
Did you know that you can look up your Financial Aid status, award letters, and account information online? Check WebAdvisor for all your student records.
The Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship deadline is February 9, 2009! Click here to apply.
The Los Medanos College Foundation Scholarship Program Application for 2009-2010 is now available! Please return all completed application packets to the Scholarship Office, room CC3-440, by February 27th at 5 p.m.
The PG&E Black Employees' Association (BEA) and Hispanic Employees' Association (HEA) are rewarding college-bound students for their academic achievements and community service - with scholarships.
Please visit the Scholarship website for more information about these and all other scholarship opportunities.
Chili Cook-Off Scholarship Fundraiser
Watch for banners and flyers around campus inviting you to the LMC Classified Senate annual Chili Cook-Off on March 11th! Proceeds will be donated to the Classified Senate Scholarship fund and used to provide scholarships for LMC students. If you would like to submit a chili entry, please contact Sylvia Benzler at LMC extension 3133 by March 4th.
Assessment Center Update
The Assessment Center on the Pittsburg Campus will be closed for the month of February and will reopen March 2nd. Assessment testing will continue to be available at Brentwood Center.
Check our store for discounted merchandise and weekly drink specials! Thank you for supporting the LMC Bookstore, where bookstore profits support LMC Associated Students events and activities!
Career Center News
"Guess the Resume"
The Career Center offers FREE resume writing and critique services. Drop by room 524 or call (925) 439-2181 to schedule your one-on-one session today! Stop in and see what else we have to offer you. There's something for everybody!
Transfer Center News
The LMC Library is pleased to announce that we have two new online databases: Science Full Text Direct and Biography Reference Bank!!!
Science Full Text Direct is a searchable database of full-text articles from 360 different science-related journals and magazines. The articles cover a wide range of scientific areas including acoustics, biology, chemistry, computers, environmental science, engineering, health, nutrition and more.
Biography Reference Bank is a searchable collection of biographies of over 550,000 notable people. The biographical profiles link to articles, images, book review excerpts and more. These databases can be searched just as quickly as the Internet, but they only provide scholarly information that is appropriate for you to cite in class assignments!!!
These new resources can be accessed by clicking the
Electronic Databases link on the
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria room 800A. Please bring a photo I.D. Each donor will receive a $50 certificate towards any regularly scheduled brunch or dinner cruise for TWO aboard Hornblower Cruises and Events.
For more information or to schedule your donation appointment please contact Demetria Lawrence at 925-439-2181 ext 3266 or sign up online at www.bloodheroes.com. Click on Donate Blood and enter Sponsor Code = losMC
Club Day: Spread the Love
Wednesday, February 11, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the indoor quad. Stop by the quad and enjoy yummy treats and good music while getting involved with the various clubs on campus.
Interested in starting a student club? In order complete the chartering process two club officers must attend a Club Leader Orientation. The next orientation will be held on Monday February 9th, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. in room 622
Office of Student Life Presents Social
Want to use your voice to make a difference at LMC? Apply to become a LMCAS Senator. The Los Medanos College Associated Students (LMCAS) is the official student government at LMC. Their primary purpose is to advance the welfare of all students by providing programs and services for students, sponsoring activities and events, and representing the student body on College and District committees. Download an application.
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Guest Speaker Series
An exciting variety of speakers you don't want to miss coming to a campus near you to motivate, inform, and inspire!!!
Showing of Film "Equinox"
Historically Black Colleges and
African American Business