Long-time professor to retire after 22 years

  By Liliana Marquez After dedicating more than 20 years as an instructor for the East Los Angeles College Computer Applications and Office Technologies Department, Brenda K. Baity decided to retire at the end of the semester. “Teaching is my life. It’s what makes me happy, for the most part. It’s satisfying and it makes me feel like I’m giving back to the community and to the students,” Baity said….

May 21, 2014

Fruits of labor

  By Brian Villalba   Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, fourth from left, coveys the Obama administration’s commitment to East Los Angeles College to Computers Applications Office Technology Department Chair Elaine Shibata, left, UPS Community Relations Julie Summers, Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Daniel La Vista and ELAC Interim President Farley Herzek. The Department of Labor grant for the CAOT Department comes in the amount of $3 million, which…

October 18, 2012

ELAC logistics receives $3 million award

By Brian Villalba The Department of Labor awarded $3 million to the Computer Applications and Office Technologies Department. The DOL grant is specifically targeting the expansion of the Technology and Logistics Program. The program has a 97 percent pass rate for the national certification exam. The national average is 77 percent. The Technology and Logistics Program is successful in placing students into jobs. Chair of the CAOT department Elaine Y. Shibata said,…

September 27, 2012