ELAC ranks as a top college in nation

By Dorany Pineda The Washington Monthly ranked East Los Angeles College as one of the best two-year colleges in the nation and state for low to middle-income adult learners. Out of 1,178 two-year colleges in the country, ELAC ranked 13th nationally and No. 2 in California. The criteria was based on  several main elements. A college’s earnings, ease of transfer to a four year university, cost of attendance, flexibility of…

September 14, 2016

Obama’s proposal would greatly impacts students

  By Rogelio Alvarez President Obama’s proposal on free tuition for community colleges would be a thrilling step in the right direction. According to president Obama, forthcoming college students need to have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher in order to be eligible for a free community college education. Future students would not only take advantage of a free education but are also being motivated to achieve good grades….

March 4, 2015

ELAC recognized by Achieving the Dream

By Jane Fernandez East Los Angeles College is one of 16 community colleges recognized by Achieving the Dream as a leader institution for the 2014 year. Achieving the Dream is a network aimed to help community college students increase their success. The network of more than 200 participating colleges across the country share a commitment to use data and past program outcomes to determine which activities, services and courses are the most helpful…

October 27, 2014