On campus enrollment, services updated

On campus enrollment for East Los Angeles College is “Saturday, August 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.” said the ELAC website. Students should bring identification information and will be allowed to apply for fall classes.

August 13, 2021
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Update on Vaccine sites at ELAC

Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines available May 6 and Moderna only vaccines May 8 at East Los Angeles College.  Via Care, ELAC Health Center’s partner, will be onsite giving first doses of the vaccine May 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will return May 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On May 6 it will be from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. and on May 8 from…

May 1, 2021
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Roman chosen to fill ELAC president position

January 13, 2021

Current Interim President Alberto J. Roman was unanimously elected as East Los Angeles College’s next permanent president by the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees on Dec. 16. Roman is set to begin on Jan. 1, 2021.

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Finalists for ELAC’s President

By Juan Calvillo The President Search and Interview Committee narrowed down the list to five finalists, with a final decision expected Dec. 16. Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez said that the finalists will be introduced during a webinar Dec. 4. Rodriguez said in a statement the candidates include Dr. Juan Avalos, Dr. Cynthia Azari, Dr. Robert Frost, Dr. Alberto Roman and Dr. Chris Villa. The finalists…

December 12, 2020
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Exploring ways to help people with depression

October 22, 2020

The Los Angeles Community College District created a safe place for constituents to share their personal experiences with depression and other mental issues. They hosted a mental health workshop to introduce ways to identify and support people with mental health issues.

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Gender oppression continues harmful path

Gender oppression continues to hurt people and to detail how it begins a gender oppression workshop was presented Tuesday.
The workshop consisted of 21 females participating including Sonia Rivera, director of sexual assault services, and facilitator Claudia Arevalo.

October 16, 2020
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Honored ELAC coach dies

October 15, 2020

Retired East Los Angeles College football coach Al Padilla was an exceptional man with a personality to match. The former ELAC coach died on Oct. 4 due to kidney problems.

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Budget cuts threaten student tutoring hours

The Learning Center lost a grant that will start to affect staff by winter, which will result in fewer tutoring hours. It has already lost some CALWORKS tutors when migrating online.
Math tutors were not cut, but now they are down eight tutors and have decided to reduce their hours. Some tutors graduated and their positions were not filled.

October 15, 2020
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Domestic violence advocacy calls for male participation

Due to an increase of domestic violence and sexual assualt this year, the East Los Angeles Women’s Center has decided to take action and host informative online workshops.
Cases have gone up with the stay-at-home orders in place these past months during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women says, “Emerging data and reports from those on the front lines, have shown that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified.”

October 9, 2020
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