East Los Angeles College should have more options for how students want to pursue their educationCommunities are trying to go back to life before the pandemic. Many were affected, including students and staff here at East Los Angeles College.
It came like a predicted tsunami. Covid, a force that began quietly and powerful, something only a few were prepared for. A [Pandemic], a word not commonly known to many before the year 2019. One that now holds true meaning to everyone and severe consequences that still affect many. While some work on recuperating lost jobs, relationships, and the ability to go about their normal daily routine, others remain wounded. Physically, mentally, and emotionally the aftershocks of Covid are present. Covid 19 once labeled as a novice virus continues to impact every student at East Los Angeles College.
President of ELAC Dr. Alberto J. Roman and ASU President Mr. Yuxuan Bai co-hosted the Town Hall for ELAC students on Friday from 12-1 pm.
The world is still in a pandemic and students must be mindful of the situation.
A select number of classes will be set to return to East Los Angeles College for the Fall 2021. Dr. Marcellino Morales, head of ELAC’s Comeback Committee, is among other faculty who are currently working on bringing back essential classes.
Plans for a return to in-person classes are being assessed for safety protocols and include unique plans for each different class coming back in the fall.
The Los Angeles Community College District will phase its nine colleges back into limited in-person classes in the fall following the state’s color-coded “Blueprint for a Safer Economy” protocol.
In what has been a struggling year and a half for most will finally have some sense of normalcy. ELAC will have limited in-person classes returning for the fall semester. It will have been well over a year since ELAC campus was forced to suspend in-person classes due to the COVID-19 virus but it seems like that will change during Fall.
By: Raymond Nava The East Los Angeles College Academic Senate met last Tuesday and discussed a proposed process of reopening the campus for in person classes. The senate also took up a variety of other issues as well as taking action on them. Among some of the important actions and discussions at the meeting were whether to approve a shared governance process, whether to add back lost hours due to…
Students were allowed back on campus to participate in class thanks to the proper precautions East Los Angeles College faculty members took. ELAC was forced to close and remote learning became the norm for this semester.