Formerly incarcerated students are a part of many of California’s colleges and at East Los Angeles College they have a support system in the Education Justice Rising Scholars Center and program.
The Invention and Inclusion Innovation program focuses on problem solving using different disciplines in an inclusive environment and will run through the winter session.
Campus News, East Los Angeles College’s school mewspaper, won multiple awards including General Excellence for the newspaper’s website www.campusnews.com. The convention also had multiple events for aspiring journalists to continue learning things.
East Los Angeles College band director Jesus “Chuy” was selected by “The Band Directors Marching Band” to be part of the 2022 Rose Parade’s marching band “Saluting America’s Band Directors.”
As part of the Broadcast 001 final, students will debut their own radio shows on East Los Angeles College’s radio station, on since 1967, KELA.
East Los Angeles College will have its own women’s wrestling team.
Beginning in spring semester, women’s wrestling will be an official sport on campus.
Maple Duong, current sophomore at East Los Angeles College was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship (JKFUT).
Mýa Crespo-Negrete, 20, grew up with wrestling in her blood and has had a chance to wrestle at ELAC.
Crespo-Negrete’s father was a wrestler growing up, as was her uncle.
Miya Galvan, 21, grew up wrestling in Boyle Heights and has kept her drive to compete at East Los Angeles College.