Mt. SAC will celebrate its own day at the LA County Fair on Friday, September 26, 2014. Students, faculty and staff with a valid ID or business card can get in for free with a coupon. Friends and family can also enjoy discounted admission.
The Mt. SAC football season launched with a pancake breakfast in August. The Mounties are currently ranked second in the state.
Mt. SAC will host Emergency Preparedness Week Sept 15-19 with five days of workshops, displays, and drills designed to make the college community more aware of what to do before and during an emergency.
Workshops on everything from first aid to fire extinguisher training to caring for pets during a disaster are being offered. A keynote address on "Understanding Earthquakes" featuring a Cal Tech scientist Erin Burkett will be held on Monday, Sept. 15, at 9:30 a.m., in the Design Technology Center auditorium, Building 13-1700.
Emergency coordinators are also conducting emergency drills at surprise times and locations Wednesday, Sept. 17, between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. The campus is encouraged to review:
• General evacuation procedures for students and instructors
• General evacuation procedures for employees
• Emergency assembly area information
Exhibits and displays from community groups and vendors such as the Safe N Ready, Safe T-Proof, and the American Red Cross will also be part of the event. Participants can experience an 8.0 magnitude earthquake through the Shake House.
For a complete listing of workshops (LINK TO FLYER), visit https://www.mtsac.edu/pod/ and click on "Workshop Calendar" or call Professional & Organizational Development at ext. 4504.