Elan motivates others to succeed

By Desiree Lopez Making paper rockets go up into the air is just one of the ways East Los Angeles College student Albert Venegas motivates children to understand the sky’s the limit. Venegas is the Engineering Club Vice President, and provides children and their parents fun and challenging activities every Saturday on campus. Events like “Noche de Ciencias” (Science Night) promote higher education, where parents and students can attend workshops…

May 21, 2014

Engineering Club takes 15th place in Human Powered Vehicle Competition

By Chriss Ramos  Students from the Engineering Club, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, at East Los Angeles College took 15th place in this year’s Human Powered Vehicle Competition in San Marcos this spring. The students who competed varied from UC’s, Cal State’s to a few Community Colleges, one being ELAC. “They are going up against engineer students who are working on their senior projects and capstone classes. A lot of…

June 5, 2013

Engineers celebrates a ‘night of sciences’

By Jorge Lopez Noche de Ciencias, or night of sciences, is the wrap up of a week long celebration of engineers known as E-week. Students along with their parents filled the foyer of the auditorium Friday evening as the engineering club held the event. Other events throughout the week included guest speaker Juan Jose, former president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the relocation of a sundial monument to the…

March 1, 2012