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EOPS & CARE - Summer 2022 Semester

 

Coming Soon!!

EOPS & CARE Students!! We are looking forward to your return this fall 2022!! To welcome you back we will be holding a fun event on Thursday, August 18, from 11 am to 2 pm in the Student Lounge (SCT 150). Simply sign up now by scanning the QR Code or visiting the link in the flyer below. See you soon!!

Welcome Back Event

 

 

EOPS Scholarship 2022 Recipient - Johnny Lee

 

EOPS Scholarship 2022 Recipient - Estrella Valencia

 

Please see information below about a great opportunity for community college students.

All community colleges students are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Community College Data Science Conference on Saturday May 14th. This free virtual event is co-sponsored by the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale and the Data Science Undergraduate Studies Division at UC Berkeley.

 

Data science experts from industry and academia including: Yale, UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, Google, NASA, Amazon, and Instacart will introduce community college students to the exciting field of data science. Ranked the #1 fastest growing job in America, Data Scientist is a great career opportunity with many diverse applications. The conference also features a variety of workshops designed to help students from all academic backgrounds including how to build your brand on LinkedIn.

 

Students from all majors and academic backgrounds are welcome to attend!

 

To register visit: http://bit.ly/CC_DataScience

 

 

Data Science

 

 

EOPS & CARE - Spring 2022 Semester

May

Congratulations to all of our EOPS & CARE students for making it through finals and completing another successful semester at AVC! And to all those who graduated, you are amazing!! We wish you the very best!!

We hope you all enjoy your summer break, or semester if you are continuing with classes, and come back to EOPS in the fall ready to move another step closer to your academic goals and success!

If you are not yet an EOPS student, now is the time to join. Applications are open until August 12, 2022!! Click on the link on the AVC/EOPS web page ‘How to Apply for EOPS/CARE’ where you will find the application and the steps you will need to follow.

Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to be a part of this wonderful program!

Summer and fall 2022 registration is open! Register for classes now!

If you find yourself in the SSV Building, stop by the 2nd Floor and read up on all that is happening with EOPS & CARE. Step inside for more information, and grab a snack!

We are always happy to see new and continuing students!

April

If you’re not yet an EOPS student, now is the time to join. Applications are now open!! Click on the link on the AVC/EOPS web page ‘How to Apply for EOPS/CARE’ where you will find the application and the steps you will need to follow.

Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to be a part of this amazing program!

You can also find out more information and sign up for the program at the same time if you visit the EOPS & CARE table at the AVC Community Resource Fair. The fair takes place on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, from 10 am to 2 pm in the Library Plaza on the AVC Campus.

We look forward to seeing you there!

This month we are celebrating lots of April holidays, including Good Friday, Easter, and Earth Day!

The end of this semester is approaching fast! If you haven’t yet done so, make sure you schedule your third and final EOPS counseling appointment. Our counselors are here to help make your academic goals a success!

Summer and Fall 2022 class schedules are now available, and registration will begin soon, with priority registration starting April 11, 2022 and open registration starting April 25, 2022.

EOPS & CARE students receive priority registration. You will receive a priority registration date of either April 11, April 12, or up until noon on April 13. If you do not receive your priority registration date, contact EOPS for assistance.

If you find yourself in the SSV Building, stop by the 2nd Floor and read up on all that is happening with EOPS & CARE this semester. Stop inside and grab a snack! We are always happy to see our students!

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Please see information and flyer below from UC Berkeley about an exciting opportunity for eligible transfer students!

The Experience Berkeley Transfer Program is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2022 program! We’d love to recruit eligible students at Antelope Valley College. 

More about Experience Berkeley Transfer

Experience Berkeley Transfer is a FREE program that provides Black, Latinx, Native American and Pacific Islander community college students with mentors, tools, and resources to help make them a competitive college applicant and prepare them for transfer at UC Berkeley. Applicants should be on track to transfer in Fall 2023, therefore they must plan to submit a UC application in Fall 2022. 

Program Requirements:

  1. Self-identify as Black, Latinx, Native American, and/or Pacific Islander 
  2. Attend a California Community College
  3. Minimum 3.0 GPA (3.5 and above preferred)
  4. Will submit a UC Application for Fall 2023 admission
  5. Must complete transfer requirements by Spring 2023

Application Link: stileshall.org/ebt

Deadline: March 27th, 2022 at 11:59pm

Berkeley Transfer

 

March

This month we are happy to be celebrating Women's History Month, Mardi Gras, International Women's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Cesar Chavez Day and so much more!!

Spring will finally be here on Spring Equinox Day (March 20), the first day of spring!!

And of course, spring break will be here at AVC on March 7 to March 11! Enjoy your downtime! EOPS Counselors will be back on March 14.

If you find yourself in the SSV Building, stop by the 2nd Floor, outside the EOPS Office and read up on this month's calendar and all that is happening in March.

If you're a current EOPS student, stop inside and grab a snack and a water bottle! Don't forget your mask!!

New to EOPS & CARE this semester? Next time you're on campus, make sure you pick up a backpack and school supplies (while they last) from the EOPS Office, SSV 230.

EOPS will be at the Student Success Kickoff (SSK) on March 8, 9, and 10, from 10:45 am until 1:15 pm, on the Lancaster campus. If you are not yet a part of the EOPS program and would like to join, please stop by and see us!

Congratulations to AVC student, Jaelyn Walker, on winning a $25 Visa Gift Card!! All Jaelyn had to do was sign up to say she was interested in the EOPS program, and she was lucky enough to have her name drawn from those who signed up.

 

Jaelyn Walker - Visa Gift Card Winner
Jaelyn Walker 

 

Happy March!!

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Soroptimist is holding a 'Dream It, Be It' event for young girls, aged 14 - 18, on March 5. Spread the word to any young girls you may know who would appreciate this great opportunity to help plan their future goals. The event is free, spaces are limited, and you don't have to be an AVC or EOPS student. Find more information on the flyer below. 

 

 

Soroptimist Flyer

 

February

This month we are happy to be celebrating Black History Month, Presidents' Day, Valentine's Day, and Chinese New Year!!

If you find yourself in the SSV Building, stop by the 2nd Floor, outside the EOPS Office and read up on what’s happening this month.

If you're a current EOPS student, stop inside and grab a snack and a water bottle, as well as some Valentine's candy! Don't forget your mask!!

New to EOPS & CARE this semester? Next time you're on campus, make sure you pick up a backpack and school supplies (while they last) from the EOPS Office, SSV 230.

 

Mid-Semester Check-in/Resource Fair - 2/23/2022

If you're not yet an EOPS & CARE student, you're really missing out!! You can fix this by attending the upcoming Mid-Semester Check-in/Resource Fair, which takes place on Wednesday, Feb 23, from 12 pm to 3 pm. Stop by the EOPS table, located in the Bookstore Lobby/Student Lounge and say hello to our wonderful EOPS staff. They can give you lots of information on the programs, and while there make sure you complete the sign-up sheet letting us know you're interested in applying.

Everyone that signs up will be automatically entered into a Drawing to Win a $25 VISA Gift Card!

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

HAPPY FEBRUARY!

 

 

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Here's Just Some of What's Been Happening in EOPS & CARE During the Fall 2021 Semester

  • Welcome Back/Giveaway: At the beginning of the semester EOPS & CARE welcomed returning and new students with snacks and backpacks full of everything you need for class. Backpacks were also given out throughout the fall semester.
  • CARE students checked in with us in September via a virtual meet and greet, and soon after they were lucky enough to pick up a Costco Gas Card or Bus Pass along with a goody bag from EOPS, in our Gas Card Giveaway!
  • Transfer Workshops (virtual) were held from September to November with the Transfer Center, assisting our students with the transfer process and application procedures to 4-year colleges, and providing helpful information on the EOP programs at CSU and UC schools. A CSUN EOP Workshop was also held in November with the CSUN Director of EOP.
  • Eligible EOPS & CARE students received their Financial/Textbook Grants in October/November. 
  • CARE students took part in an Emergency Kit Demo (virtual) in November and were then able to pick up a very useful Emergency Kit for themselves.
  • During Finals we held a Finals Week Resources Giveaway and handed out lots of useful supplies to help you make it through.

 

All EOPS & CARE Students are Winners! But this Fall Some of You were Even Bigger Winners!!

 

Congratulations to the EOPS Survey Gift Card winners: Samantha Vaca and Angie Espinoza

Congratulations to the winners of the Thanksgiving Giveaway Baskets: Chloe Day, Brandon Hausey, and Kimberly Reales

Congratulations to the winners of the Holiday Gift Giveaway: Amalia Alcala, Kennyae Clark, Christina Jilavdaryan, and Jackeline Santos

 

Thanksgiving Giveaway Winner 2021

 

 

Thanksgiving Giveaway Winner 2021

 

Thanksgiving Giveaway Winner 2021

Holiday Gift Giveaway 2021

Holiday Gift Giveaway 2021

 

 

 

 

Holiday Gift Giveaway 2021

 

And congratulations to our wonderful EOPS Specialist, Yvette Petrin, who this year celebrated 35 years in EOPS!! 

 

Yvette 35 Years

 

Stay tuned for more of what's happening in EOPS & CARE in the upcoming Spring 2022 semester!!

If you're not yet part of this amazing program, apply now!! Applications are being accepted until Jan 7, 2022!

Visit the EOPS table at RegFEST 2021 to get lots more information on the program, eligibility, and how to apply. Stop by the AVC Palmdale Center on 12/6/21 from 2 pm to 7 pm.

You can also reach EOPS at any time at eops@avc.edu.

 

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year to all of our EOPS & CARE students and staff!!

 

Last updated: July 12, 2022