Student round table tackles remote learning

The first student leadership roundtable covered the status of the Los Angeles Community College District financially and educationally through remote learning.
Friday, the LACCD Chancellor, Francisco Rodriguez, reminded students that the choice to return to on-campus classes is under the jurisdiction of the Public Health Department.

September 16, 2020

Important dates for Fall 2020 Students

East Los Angeles College’s Fall 2020 classes have started, and students should be aware of some important dates. Classes that meet for less than 16 weeks have different add and drop dates. For information on these classes, the ELAC website suggests checking student’s information portals. The following table has information on adding and dropping classes that are 16 weeks in length.

September 3, 2020

Student mothers face extra stress

By Julie Santiago Mothers at East Los Angeles College are finding the transition to online classes challenging amid the coronavirus pandemic. Many mothers find themselves taking on more duties now that their children are also staying home because of nationwide school closures.  Rocio Sanchez, full-time sociology major at ELAC and mother of two, said she used to be able to drop off her children and focus on schoolwork while they…

April 4, 2020

LACCD creates new rules for out-of-state students

By Jane Fernandez The Los Angeles Community College District Distance Learning Program is implementing new rules for out-of-state students who want  to take online classes. The program, effective at all nine Los Angeles District community colleges, requires that the student’s home state approves enrollment in the state the student is seeking to take online classes from. Aside from the approval, the school is to meet all State and Federal Requirements…

June 1, 2015

Online education doesn’t replace traditional schooling

By Ashley Harrison   Online colleges and universities and online classes have become an increasingly popular alternative to a traditional classroom education. The flexibility of online classes is one reason students may opt for an online education. In some cases students are working full time or have families, making a traditional education inconvenient or nearly impossible. With so many students leaving the traditional classroom setting and opting for online or…

November 27, 2012