East Los Angeles College band director Jesus “Chuy” was selected by “The Band Directors Marching Band” to be part of the 2022 Rose Parade’s marching band “Saluting America’s Band Directors.”
East Los Angeles College will have its own women’s wrestling team.
Beginning in spring semester, women’s wrestling will be an official sport on campus.
Mýa Crespo-Negrete, 20, grew up with wrestling in her blood and has had a chance to wrestle at ELAC.
Crespo-Negrete’s father was a wrestler growing up, as was her uncle.
Miya Galvan, 21, grew up wrestling in Boyle Heights and has kept her drive to compete at East Los Angeles College.
Alex Zia-Lopez, 23, attended Mark Keppel High school and had no prior experience in wrestling before joining East Los Angeles College.
The Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees approved a $1.5 million pilot program, allocated from district funds, to house over 100 students who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
East Los Angeles College alumni and former Major League Baseball player Darrell Brown will be inducted into the 2022 California Community College Athletic Association Hall of Fame on April 6.
East Los Angeles College has been around for 75 years and Ray Mireles, 92, has lived through most of the college’s time open as a professor and alum.