The ELAC Black Student Union club, which returned earlier this semester after being inactive for more than a decade, is looking to recruit new members.
The Smithsonian Undergraduate internship program is being offered to four East Los Angeles College students who are interested in Museum studies.
The deadline to apply is Friday. Applications will be reviewed throughout the summer, and after the interview process, students will be notified about their acceptance.
Two East Los Angeles College Child Development professors are preparing Science, Technology, Science, Arts and Mathematics workshops aimed at interactive learning experiences for children.
ELAC’s new Aquaponics Garden and Science Learning Lab received a brand new weather-monitoring system last week. The garden and learning lab is part of a $6 million Jardin de STEM grant awarded to ELAC’s STEM Department two years ago.
ELAC should offer more scholarship opportunities to students who aren’t new or transferring, but just trying to learn new things. School budgets generally favor student enrollment and transfer rates, offering little financial help to older ELAC students and those who work full-time.
The Department of Homeland Security proposed an unfair new rule related to public charge that scared many immigrants into unenrolling in benefit programs.
The Los Angeles Community College District is in the process of purchasing a custom safety app that would protect students in an emergency or natural disaster.
Help for formerly or currently incarcerated students will be offered at ELAC starting July thanks to a $114,636 grant from the state of California. ELAC is one of 52 community colleges in California to receive the grant.
The Helen Miller Bailey Library at East Los Angeles College has began offering three-hour Chromebook rentals to ELAC students this semester. Antonio Ng, a professor of library science and a librarian on the main campus said that the program has been going on for about two weeks now. The Chromebook students can check out is an HP Chromebook x360.