Transfer fair prepares students’ educational path

By Christina Rodriguez The Transfer Center hosted “Transfer Student Success Conference and University Fair” on Saturday to prepare students for a higher education path. Each program had speakers to help guide all Elans in attendance in the direction of a higher education program suited for their personal needs, goals and wants. The First to Transfer Workshop was presented by Chely Gonzalez. In her presentation, she discussed her theory of “The…

May 3, 2017

eTranscripts need to be promoted

By Maria Isabel Cubillo The lack of knowledge about eTranscript California can leave students unprepared, with high last -minute fees. Students can save the $10 fee per paper transcript requests. In December 2012 Michelle Pilati, Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Vice President wrote an article titled “Making the Case for eTranscript California” in which she explains that eTranscript California allows all California Community Colleges to request, view and transmit…

March 22, 2017

Campus construction blocking opportunities

By Javier Lopez The construction work being done outside of the Transfer Centers’ new location is detrimental to students and their transfer process. We have enough Elans confused about where the Transfer Center is ever since it moved from the Students Service Center to F5 during the summer. The blockade for construction completely covers the transfer center, making it seem as if there is no way to reach it. Students…

October 12, 2016

Transfer Center celebrates transferring students

By Guadalupe Barriga Future transfer students were acknowledged by the Transfer Center on Monday night. The event was organized by the Transfer Center members. East Los Angeles College students who are transferring to a four-year university, along with their family members and the faculty participated. It was a two hour event from 6-8 p.m. The celebration started in the middle of building S1 and S2. Each student was able to bring…

May 27, 2015

Transfer Center offers a variety of resources

  By Alma N. Maldonado The Transfer Center offers students a variety of resources which help students transfer to four-year universities. Most community college students feel lost, especially during their first year. The Transfer Center is available to cater to students’ needs and answer questions on the transfer process. The Transfer Center offers a variety of workshops and university campus representatives for the students including: personal assistance for campus research,…

May 16, 2014

ELAC to graduate 800 students this June

By Rebeca Vega Anthropology major Noemi Solano waited eight years after graduating high school before she decided to enroll in classes at East Los Angeles College. The Woodrow Wilson High School alumn said she made the commitment to earn an associate  degree within two years of enrolling when she met up with her former classmates. “I have two friends who finished law school and that really put it in perspective for…

May 16, 2012