DACA Task Force aims to increase enrollment

October 4, 2018

By Steven Adamo Enrollment among undocumented students continues to decline, according to Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez. “Numbers continue to draw down, from fall of 2016 to fall of 2018, we lost 21% of credit undocumented students,” said Chancellor Rodriguez at the Ad Hoc Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Task Force meeting at ELAC Thursday. He met with ELAC’s Dream Resource Center, as well as staff…

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March and vigil to honor survivors

The Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education Team is holding the 21st Annual Mujeres de Paz Candlelight March and Vigil in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The group is welcoming all ages to come show their support by walking in union with friends, family and survivors in memory to make a stand against domestic violence.

October 3, 2018
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ELAC student dies after attack

October 3, 2018

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the assailant fled after stabbing the victim multiple times in the head and chest area.

The police apprehended 27 year old Manuel Ortiz Jr. on April 12th on suspicion of the assault.

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Health fair promotes end to violence

The fair is one of many events organized by the Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education team, or S.A.A.V.E., in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October.

Promoting health and wellness, a number of booths represented by local business will be featured.

October 3, 2018
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ELAC Ranks #2 of 100 colleges for Hispanics

October 3, 2018

The Hispanic Outlook on Education magazine ranked East Los Angeles College #2 nationally out of 100 colleges and universities for Hispanics in their August issue.

HO is a monthly magazine founded in 1990 by Jose Lopez-Isa and it focuses on promoting higher education for Hispanics.

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LACMA launches ‘Family Day’ at VPAM

September 28, 2018

The partnership is the result of “On-Site: Neighborhood Partnerships with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art,” an ongoing initiative to make LACMA’s collections and programs more accessible to Los Angeles County communities.

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Veteran STEM program receives $1.6 million grant

September 27, 2018

“This is a grant that we’ve been working on for three years. This is not something that’s put together in a month. So of course when we got the grant, we were very happy, but it’s very important to know that this was a team effort,” said Director of STEM Armando Rivera.

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ELAC Budget Committee aims to fix school funding

September 20, 2018

By Miguel Barrigan  The Budget Committee discussed their goal of preparing for the implementation of the new funding formula on Monday. The new formula is the way the state will decide how to fund colleges and their respective districts. It will be based on a point system split in three categories according to: current students enrolled, number of students receiving financial aid, and how well students are performing. Alan Khuu,…

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