New courses, equipment to advance Engineering Department

April 19, 2017

By Steven Adamo The Engineering Department is currently developing an advanced manufacturing course that will provide students with the skills required to become highly competitive in the workforce. “Advanced manufacturing is using current technology to its fullest,” Kamyar Khashayar, assistant professor and director of the Engineering Department, said. “What has changed is we have new technology to manufacture things.” The East Los Angeles College lab is equipped with laser scanners…

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New building brings changes, math and science building joins the ELAC campus

September 14, 2016

By Gustavo Buenrostro East Los Angeles College has completed the latest addition to the campus with the new math and science building. “The building is nice. The open space makes it feel less like a community college and more like a university. It’s fancy,” said student Vivian Reyes. Reyes also says that the lighting makes students more motivated to study and come to school. Students in science classes especially appreciate…

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Educational summit introduces career opportunities, advancement programs

By Rogelio Alvarez and Amber Paramo The Community Economic Development (CED) Summit presented internships, apprenticeships and vocational skill training to students and community who are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The summit took place on March 13 at East Los Angeles College in the G3 Arts Foyer Room.​ It was a chance for students and the community to build connections with professionals working in related fields. The goal of…

March 15, 2015
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Students participate in campus Earth Day celebration

By Vivian Ramirez Green living was in full display at East Los Angeles College in celebration of Earth Day last Wednesday. The event, sponsored by the Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement Program (MESA), invited local middle and high schools for presentations and information about making the Earth a greener place. Established in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day is celebrated by over one billion people around the globe and…

May 2, 2012
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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
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