Transfer Center revives newsletter

March 12, 2020

By Melody Ortiz The Transfer Center revived its newsletter this month. The Transfer Tribune is a digital monthly newsletter posted on the Center’s social media pages such as Instagram. The March newsletter, created by the Transfer Centers Bianca Trevizo, was posted on its Instagram page on March 3, announcing its purpose. “This newsletter was created to bring you all the recent transfer events on campus, remind you of important deadlines…

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Undocu-Huskies have first meeting

By Steven Adamo   East Los Angeles College hosted Cash for College workshops that gave instructions on how to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms and AB540 students helped complete the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) forms Saturday.  Along with CADAA filing, the deadline is March 2 for any Cal Grant program consideration. Deadlines for the 2020-2021 school year FAFSA is March 2,  and additional community college…

March 2, 2020
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Cash for College aims to help students

By Vanessa Ramos   East Los Angeles College hosted Cash for College workshops that gave instructions on how to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms and AB540 students helped complete the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) forms Saturday.  Along with CADAA filing, the deadline is March 2 for any Cal Grant program consideration.    Deadlines for the 2020-2021 school year FAFSA is March 2,  and additional…

March 2, 2020
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Elac, UCLA host event to provide transfer opportunities

By Erica Cortes The UCLA’s Center for the Community College Partnership hosted a social painting and planting party on Wednesday in the multi-purpose room.  They shared food and painting pots while planting small succulents.  The CCCP partnered with UCLA ambassadors to help current students transfer.  The event’s objective was to give information about upcoming events and encourage others to join the community.  Chely Gonzalez, the program’s  coordinator was in charge…

March 2, 2020
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Elac student steps up to fight campus hunger

By Juan Calvillo  Though East Los Angeles College’s administration takes steps to tackle food insecurity on campus, Monika Rueda, a current ELAC student, is compelled to do her part. She distributes food to students in need across from the Helen Miller Library every other Tuesday. She spoke with Cecilia Cruz, coordinator for the student Health Center, and asked what was the most immediate course of action she could take. “She…

March 2, 2020
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Health Center prepares students in case of Novel Coronavirus

By Juan Calvillo The Student Health Center explained available health resources, sanitary options and facts about the Coronavirus during a meeting on Thursday. The informational meeting was conducted by Cecilia Cruz and Michelle Quon. Cruz, coordinator of the student Health Center, said that if students feel ill they are welcome to come to the health center for a check up.  The Center for Disease Control in the United States has…

March 2, 2020
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Elac offers voting center for LA County

By Raymond Nava  The Los Angeles Community College District is offering voting centers at its schools including East Los Angeles College for students and the public to vote in the March primaries.  The 2020 election will be the first under the Voter’s Choice Act in which voters in 15 counties, including Los Angeles County, will no longer vote at designated  polling locations. Voters will instead be able to vote at…

March 2, 2020
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