May is a hectic month for students, but it's
one too. The end of the academic year brings
graduation, celebrations, the Job Fair, student
government elections, and the ever-popular final
exams. This month we also have a new café on
campus, an ESL fair, and the first test of
Campus Alert System. Read on for details
about all of
our year-end events and important dates.
Important! New Campus Alert System
A loud siren will be heard throughout the
campus on Wednesday, May 6th at 11:00 a.m. This
will be a test of our recently installed
System. The new system will be tested on the
Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m. and
sound will last 30 seconds. There is nothing
to do during a siren test.
In the event of an actual emergency or crisis
situation, the siren sound will continue for
minutes. Students and all campus personnel
instructed to Shelter, Shut, and Listen.
For more details, please click here.
Swine Flu Update
of you have
expressed concern and asked questions
regarding the Swine Flu Outbreak. At this
time, there are no cases of Swine Flu at any
of the college district's colleges. Please
know that we are monitoring the situation and
will notify you if the situation changes.
We have a webpage and links to valuable
information which should answer any
questions you may have at this link: Swine
Library Services Relocated for
The Library building will be
and Library services will be temporarily
the Old Science Area of the Main College Complex
during the summer sessions, June 1st through
23rd. Library services will be available
Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. For
instructions on accessing library services
time, click here.
- May 4, Begin Fall Registration for continuing students
(enrolled at LMC Fall 2008, Summer 2008, or
2009) by appointment.
- May 6, Job Fair
- May 8, Student Success/STELAR Ceremonies
- May 18, Final exams begin - see Final Exam Schedule
- May 22, Graduation
- May 25, Memorial Day, Campus Closed
- May 26, Open/Walk-in Registration for Summer
For additional important dates, click here.
Community Job Fair
Center is hosting its annual Community Job
Wednesday, May 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00
the third floor of the College Complex. For
information and to view a list of participating
employers, visit the Job Fair web page or call the
Employment Center at ext. 3331.
You are cordially invited to join us for
year-end college-wide student recognition
These include the annual Student Success
and the STELAR Awards, a brand new event
recognizing student leadership in learning
communities and special programs. The two events
will take place on Friday, May 8th.
Student Success Ceremony Friday, May 8,
p.m.; LMC Music Recital Hall
If you are
receiving a scholarship or transferring to a
institution for the 2009-2010 academic year,
attend so we can honor you. If you have
family members who will be honored at the
you are invited to come celebrate with them. The
ceremony will be followed by a reception from
5:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.
New for 2009 - STELAR Awards Event:
May 8, 5-6:30 p.m.; New Outdoor Quad
STELAR event (Student Engagement and Leadership
Awards Recognition), which will take place
immediately following the Student Success
reception, will recognize all students
involved in the
learning communities Classroom without Borders,
Puente, and Umoja, as well as the Honors and
Student Life programs (LMCAS and clubs). Come
enjoy refreshments and celebrate student
and engagement in these programs. All
receive a certificate of participation for their
involvement this year and each program will
some special awards. If you plan to attend the
STELAR Awards, please RSVP via the link on the
Student Life home page.
ceremony will be held in the LMC gymnasium on
Friday, May 22nd at 6:30 p.m.
Click here for more information.
class of 2009!
ESL Students, Friends, Family,
You are invited to come learn about
ESL Program and student support services on
Monday, May 4 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the
Community Room. Light refreshments will be
For information call Gabriella Boehme at
2181, ext. 3227.
||Student Services News
Employment Center News
As part of the
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,
LMC, in collaboration with the Contra Costa
Workforce Investment Board, is offering summer
employment opportunities for qualified youth
to 24. Interested students should contact
of Eastbay Works at (925)706-4832 for further
information and to apply. Positions are
will be filled on a first come, first served
Financial Aid Update
It's not too
apply for financial aid! Apply now on the FAFSA
you need assistance completing the FAFSA, please
contact LMC's Office of Financial Aid for
(925) 439-2181, ext. 3139.
Stop by the office to process BOG Fee Waivers
and to get answers to any questions you may have
regarding your financial aid.
Check WebAdvisor, the on-line service available to all
students in the
Contra Costa Community College District, for
The Health Resources
Services Administration is now accepting
for the Nursing Scholarship Program
2009-2010 academic year. The Nursing Scholarship
Program is a competitive program that awards
scholarships to individuals in training to be
nurses at accredited nursing schools or
The scholarship is available to undergraduate
Summer Registration Reminder
too late to register for summer classes!
filling up quickly, though, so enroll now.
Don't Miss Textbook Buyback
MAY 18th -
Monday - Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 2pm
Caps & Gowns will
be available for purchase in the Bookstore
Show Your LMC Pride During the month of
May, LMC logo merchandise - shirts, hats,
mugs, etc -
will be 25% off regular prices!
Important Summer Bookstore Dates
- May 25th Bookstore closed for Memorial
- May 26th Summer Bookstore hours begin:
Monday - Thursday 7:45am - 5:00pm; closed
Saturday, & Sunday
- June 1st Summer Textbooks go on sale
||Student Life Updates
LMCAS Elections (May 4-6)
next LMC student government President and Vice
President! To vote or to learn more about
visit LMC Associated Students online.
District Student Trustee Elections (May
It's also time to vote for your next
Trustee! The District Student Trustee
students of the District on the Contra Costa
Community College District Governing Board.
year the student will be selected from LMC!
information on the candidates, click
vote online, log in to Web
Advisor from May 4 through May 6 and
select "Student Trustee Election".
Academic Competition Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the 4th
LMCAS Academic Competition! On Saturday, April
25th, eighteen teams of LMC students
a day-long competition in the areas of math,
social science and English. Scholarships were
presented to the winners. The winners were:
- 1st Place: The Prodigies (Enock Teefe,
Ahuja, Tsai-Yin Lin, Glen Ricker) - $3,000
- 2nd Place: The RAWTS (Joshua Evenson,
Barron, Becky Evenson, Angela Shoga) -
- 3rd Place: Super Deluxe Nostalgia
Space (Nathaniel Mikajozyk, Reiko Kubota,
Nichols, Dion Roa) - $1,000
- 4th Place: The Eagles (Ramon Coria, Tomi
Adams, Callid Banks, Cassandra Pratt) - $600
- 5th Place: Road Scholars (Erin Johnson,
Ahuja, Saif-ur-Rehman, Christopher Pascual) -
||Umoja Scholars News
"A Place Where Goals and Dreams Are Realized"
Hurry - Umoja Summer Bridge is almost
The Umoja Scholars Program is now accepting
applications. You will begin with an exciting
four-week Summer Bridge program. This program is
designed to give you:
- A head start in English and Math
- An opportunity to meet and develop relationships
with fellow Umoja peers
- Opportunities to participate in fun events and
cultural field trips
If you are seeking to fulfill your academic dreams,
come and be part of a supportive learning
environment that fosters cultural unity and academic
success. You must be eligible to take Math 12 and
English 70. We also have limited space to join our
Math 30 and English 100 cohort. Interviews will be
held during the 2nd and 3rd weeks in May. Space is
limited so get your applications in NOW!
For more information, visit our website, or contact A'kilah Moore at 439-2181, ext. 3243 or
Caldwell, ext. 3375.