November has two holidays that
we recognize and celebrate.
First, Veterans Day, dedicated
to our armed services veterans. U.S. President
Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed Armistice Day for
November 11, 1919. In 1954, Congress amended
the act of 1938 that approved Armistice Day, November
11, as a legal holiday and changed the name to Veterans
The second day we celebrate
is Thanksgiving, which officially became an annual
tradition in 1863 during the Civil War when President
Lincoln proclaimed a national day of "thanksgiving".
another day of celebration for us is November 6, when Proposition
I just want to "thank"
administration, faculty, staff, students and community who put in so
much time and effort in getting this Proposition passed. I
want to especially recognize our ASG for their dedication to this
endeavor. Students in our state of California came out in
It has been a privilege to serve
as interim President of Los Angeles City College for the past three
months. During this time of financial severity and change,
LACC continues to work together.
The success of our students is
direct testimony to the dedication of our staff, faculty, and
administration and members of our community.
Thank you for your
support and for your investment in the future of our students, our
college, and our region.
||Renee D. Martinez
||Los Angeles City College