Roman chosen to fill ELAC president position

January 13, 2021

Current Interim President Alberto J. Roman was unanimously elected as East Los Angeles College’s next permanent president by the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees on Dec. 16. Roman is set to begin on Jan. 1, 2021.

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Finalists for ELAC’s President

By Juan Calvillo The President Search and Interview Committee narrowed down the list to five finalists, with a final decision expected Dec. 16. Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez said that the finalists will be introduced during a webinar Dec. 4. Rodriguez said in a statement the candidates include Dr. Juan Avalos, Dr. Cynthia Azari, Dr. Robert Frost, Dr. Alberto Roman and Dr. Chris Villa. The finalists…

December 12, 2020
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Executive Latino Leadership Association honors District Chancellor

By Cynthia Laguna Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez, Ph.D., was honored at East Los Angeles College last Thursday. The awards ceremony marked the second annual awards reception that the Executive Latino Leadership Association (ELLA) has held in order to officially recognize the roles of important Latino leaders as well as the diversity of their members. ELAC President Marvin Martinez shared his excitement for the new honorees…

September 17, 2014
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Where does one draw the line with free speech?

By Erik Luna   One day as I was walking back to the E7 building from the A bungalows, I started to get a bit hungry. Seeing that I had to pass by the lunch truck, I figured I would stop by and get a hamburger. Then what do I happen to see in the free speech area? None other than bloody and grotesque posters of aborted and dismembered fetuses…

March 14, 2013
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East LA College honors Bailey’s contributions

  By Luis D. Marquez   Students have had access to the Helen Miller Bailey Library since the semester began. East Los Angeles College held a rededication ceremony last Thursday. The ceremony brought current and former campus and district leaders, Bailey family members, students and community members to celebrate the contributions of Helen Miller Bailey to the community of ELAC. Students now have access to a state-of-the-art facility where they…

October 30, 2012
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District taps into ELAC reserve funds

By Megan Perry The budget situation at East Los Angeles College for the 2012-13 school  year is getting worse and a new allocation model is not helping matters. This year’s budget is less than last year’s, requiring more dependence on the school’s reserved balance and more cuts to classes and supplies. The Los Angeles Community College District adopted a new allocation model, which affects ELAC in a negative way. The…

September 14, 2012
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Building moratorium’s conclusion unknown

By Rodolfo Trujillo New construction projects at East Los Angeles College will be delayed. At last week’s LACCD Board of Trustees Meeting, Chancellor Daniel LaVista said that he and his advisers are still looking at how they can comply with state regulations on construction conformity, which at this point, most of the campuses approach being overbuilt or are already at that point. La Vista gave a presentation, along with his…

May 2, 2012
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