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.
East Los Angeles College will rebuild the Women’s Wrestling Club for the fall season with the cooperation of other California community colleges.
To close-out Women’s History Month, the ELAC Women’s/Gender Studies sponsored a panel discussion last month about women’s work spanning from present-day to 10,000 years ago. The event featured two speakers including Tia Koonse, Legal and Policy Research Manager at the UCLA Labor Center. One of Koonse’s duties at the labor center is to help protect day laborers. According to Koonse, it is assumed that day laborers are male construction workers,…
To close-out Women’s History Month, the East Los Angeles College Women’s/Gender Studies sponsored a panel discussion last month about women’s work spanning from present-day to 10,000 years ago.