New English Department chair elected

By Francisco Portillo The English Department faculty elected a new department chair Dr. Ruth Blandón after James Kenny was promoted to Dean of Academic Affairs. Kenny held the position since 2007. “Being … Latina elected as English Department Chair is a tremendous honor, and the vote of confidence is both humbling and inspiring,” Blandón said. With the current Vice Chair/ Interim Chair Sharon Allerson retiring at the end of the…

March 22, 2017

ELAC proposes women’s studies major degree

By Danny Vasquez   A new women’s studies major is in process to come to East Los Angeles College, the first women’s studies degree the Los Angeles Community College District will have. ELAC Honors Program Director, Susanne Spangler presented the idea as an outgrowth of the honors program. “In the district there are no other women’s studies majors…there is a general studies AA degree at Pierce that you can do…

March 6, 2013