Governor Gavin Newsom announced a change to the College Promise, from one year to two years tuition, during an event at East Los Angeles College on Aug. 29.
East Los Angeles College has over 400 functioning security cameras throughout the campus, with a majority of them being digital in quality. With the fall season starting and day turning to night sooner, the idea of safety is paramount.
By Vicky NguyenStaff Writer For youth in juvenile rehabilitation camps, finding work upon release can be a daunting task. To address this issue, East Los Angeles College has been working with the Los Angeles County Probation and United Postal Service to provide youth with job opportunities in the logistics industry after discharge. The creation of the 10-week, three-course program was led by ELAC logistics professor Leonardo Medina. Initially offering one…
California Congresswoman Judy Chu and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi held a discussion at East Los Angeles College last Tuesday entirely focused on health care. ELAC students and faculty from the Nursing Department were invited to the not widely known event. The emphasis was on the Affordable Care Act, public charge and reducing the prices of prescription drugs.
Information is available on the LACCD website for students that are undocumented or have the benefit of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
Dr. Michelle Cheang, dean at East Los Angeles College’s South Gate campus, and a committee are working to create a more focused class schedule for the spring semester.
The Student Union held a meeting on Friday for all the clubs who had to request approval of the funds. In addition, one of the club members had to present the reasoning to obtain funding because the board members wanted to know how they were going to use the funds.
Students may lose the student lounge because the Associated Student Union wants to combine it with the current study area and turn the current study area turn into a food pantry.
East Los Angeles College president Marvin Martinez began the last Academic Senate meeting of the semester by announcing plans to resign from his position. His last official day of work is June 14.
Guerra studied Journalism at ELAC and became editor-in-chief of ELAC Campus News in 1963, as well as editor of ELAN magazine in 1964. Guerra was killed in Vietnam on October 8, 1967 while on board a Grumman E-1B Tracer. Guerra remains were buried in Whittier on April 25.