West Los Angeles College to offer Loyola Marymont-led program

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By Jonathan Smith

Loyola Marymount University signed an agreement to allow guaranteed admission for West Los Angeles College students to the university’s College of Business Administration, the schools announced Wednesday.

The new LMU-WLAC Business Scholars Program “will provide a pathway for community college students wishing to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration from LMU.”

Students would have to meet specific grade and unit requirements to gain admission. Those students in the program will receive personalized counseling support and access to LMU facilities, career expositions, and workshops.

The decision was scheduled to be announced Wednesday at West Los Angeles College. The agreement will be formalized during a WLAC board meeting. The junior college is in Culver City.

Leaders from Loyola Marymount University and West Los Angeles College came together on Wednesday, Dec. 12, to sign an agreement enabling West students to receive guaranteed admission to LMU’s College of Business Administration after meeting specific GPA and unit requirements.

The new LMU-WLAC Business Scholars Program will provide a pathway for community college students wishing to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration from LMU.

Scholars in the program will receive personalized counseling support from the WLAC Transfer Honors Program and LMU Office of Transfer Admission and Enrollment Services, and gain access to LMU facilities, career expos, workshops and coaches, athletics events and more.

The agreement will be formalized during the WLAC board meeting.

 

WHO: Thomas Poon, LMU executive vice president and provost; Maureen Weatherall, LMU vice provost for enrollment management; Dayle M. Smith, dean of the LMU College of Business Administration; James M. Limbaugh, WLAC president; Francisco Rodriguez, chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District; and Mike Fong, LACCD board president.

WHAT: LMU and West Los Angeles College sign transfer admissions agreement for new business pathway.

WHEN: 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

WHERE: West Los Angeles College Fine Arts Theater, 9000 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230

MORE INFO: Parking is adjacent to the Fine Arts Complex. Please RSVP by calling LMU’s Media Hotline at 310.258.INFO, or emailing news@lmu.edu.

 

 

 

 

West Los Angeles College to offer Loyola Marymont-led program