The Board of Trustees held its scheduled meeting on Nov. 4 to discuss changes regarding racial equity among students and staff. President Andra Hoffman and trustees met to discuss any changes and news impacting our nine college campuses. Trustees were joined by three veteran students: Kirby Burke, Genevieve Cruz and Reuben Roque, in order to help lead the flag salute in honor of Veterans Day. The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee…
Los Angeles Community College district students are not adjusting well to online learning and would rather return to in person classes for Spring 2021. Many students would rather not continue with online classes for the upcoming spring 2021 semester.
Police presence is not essential or vital on an empty campus. On November 13, the Los Angeles Community College District announced it is seeking new security services after concluding their 19 year contract with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department due to the current COVID-19 pandemic we are experiencing.
The search for the next East Los Angeles College president
was narrowed down from fifty candidates to five.
The candidates that Dr. Juan Avalos, Dr. Cynthia Azari, Dr. Robert Frost, Dr. Albert Román and Dr. Christopher Villa. They are expected to reflect leadership, integrity and community engagement.
Enrollment is down across all nine Los Angeles Community College District schools. With the exception of Los Angeles City College, all LACCD colleges are experiencing a 10% decrease, at least, in enrollment when comparing Fall 2020 to Fall 2019.
The Los Angeles Community College District created a safe place for constituents to share their personal experiences with depression and other mental issues. They hosted a mental health workshop to introduce ways to identify and support people with mental health issues.
Despite litigation concerning the end date for the 2020 Census, data is still being collected and everyone needs to be counted.
2020Census.gov, the Census’ website, has details on response rates for the Census per state. Currently California is at 96.7 percent counted or enumerated.
Hundreds of East Los Angeles College graduates of the class of 2020 will gather virtually to be recognized in the district’s first ever virtual commencement ceremony on June 9.
The East Los Angeles College Budget Committee announced plans to reallocate saved money to fund needed programs.
The Los Angeles Community College District’s Chief Information Security Officer Patrick Luce released a written statement April 9 regarding Zoom’s security and privacy issues.