Academic senate votes to promote community policing

By Steven Adamo  The academic senate voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend that the administration—in conjunction with the academic senate—work with the sheriff’s department to promote community policing. The resolution is an important first step toward a one-on-one approach to campus policing. Vice president of the academic senate Jeff Hernandez relayed concerns from students and visitors over being intimidated by the SUVs on campus. Some students complained that the SUVs are…

March 15, 2017
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Budget committee prepares for department requests

 By Russell Zazueta Unfunded augmentation requests were under review during a meeting held by the East Los Angeles College Budget Committee on Monday.    These requests for the 2016-2017 fiscal year will be presented before the ELAC Shared Governance Council (ESGC) to vote on. A UAR is when a department chair needs an increase in their department’s budget, needs more materials and supplies or needs to add faculty or staff…

September 21, 2016
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Academic Senate votes against academic renewal unit increase

By Joshua Inglada The decision to keep academic renewal at 18 units instead of 30 was made by the District Academic Senate on May 12. President Alex Immerblum presented the option of whether or not the units needed for academic renewal should be raised from 18 to 30. Academic renewal allows students to have their transcript reviewed and have 18 units worth of bad grades removed from it. They must meet…

May 19, 2015
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ELAC plans to cap winter, summer units

By Jair Fuentes Recent changes at East Los Angeles College have been affecting students, and now a unit limitation requirement may affect winter and summer sessions. With budget cuts already eliminating programs and cutting classes, students’ schedules have not been exactly what they expected. A pending revision to the Los Angeles Community College District Board Rule 8603 states that students are allowed to register district-wide for up to nine units in…

October 3, 2012
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District taps into ELAC reserve funds

By Megan Perry The budget situation at East Los Angeles College for the 2012-13 school  year is getting worse and a new allocation model is not helping matters. This year’s budget is less than last year’s, requiring more dependence on the school’s reserved balance and more cuts to classes and supplies. The Los Angeles Community College District adopted a new allocation model, which affects ELAC in a negative way. The…

September 14, 2012
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