News Briefs – May 15, 2024

News Briefs – May 15, 2024

Finals Prep Coffee & Jazz:

On Monday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., students can check into Room 5112 in the Multicultural Center for Brahma Bodega Finals Prep Sessions. 

At the workshop, students can designate an assignment and zone in for a study block session accompanied by coffee, fruits and jazz, according to an email sent by the college. 

A study block session consists of 45 minutes of focused time with a 15-minute break. 

Final Examination Schedule for Spring 2024:

Finals for the Spring 2024 semester begin on Tuesday, May 28, and end on Monday, June 3, according to the LAPC Final Examination Schedule.  

Weekend Classes: Classes that meet only on Saturday or Sunday will have their final exam at their normal class time on June 1 or 2 respectively.

Short-term Classes: Short-term classes (less than 15 weeks) that are scheduled to end before May 28 will have their final exam at their normal class time on their last day of instruction.

2nd Annual Biotechnology Student Symposium:

On Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to noon, the 2nd Annual Biotechnology Student Symposium—which is open to all—will be held in Building 600. 

The keynote speaker, for Plasma Protein Therapy, will be Guillermo “Willie” Zuñiga, Emeritus President, Grifols Biological. Students will be speaking and presenting posters. 

Clapper Stick Workshop:

On Thursday, May 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., students can go to the Multicultural Center—Library and Learning Crossroads 5110—for a Clapper Stick Workshop.

20 seats are available—through a link on the events page—for students to RSVP on a first-come first-serve basis, but all can attend as an observer, according to the event flyer. 

Clapper sticks are Tongva musical instruments, art pieces and cultural objects.

At the workshop, students will get to experience a demonstration, storytelling and hands-on student participation.

The workshop will feature Lazaro Arvizu Jr., a Tongva artist and educator.

The event is supported by Seamless Transfer for Ethnic Studies.

Copy by Raquel G. Frohlich and Alfonso Vargas. 

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