The Townhall with Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Los Angeles Community College District leadership focused on community college student enrollment and financial support.
The first Hispanic woman to travel to space, Dr. Ellen Ochoa, joined the East Los Angeles College Town Hall Series to discuss racial and gender biases in the science field. Dr. Ochoa shared some of her college experiences including being discriminated against by professors and feeling unrepresented in the science field.
The East Los Angeles College’s Student Health Center held another virtual Mental Health Workshop focusing on depression, stress and anxiety. The workshop took place on Nov. 24th, 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p. m.
By: Annette Lesure East Los Angeles College held a screening of “For Rosa,” a film inspired by the Madrigal Ten, a group of women unknowingly castrated during childbirth on Nov. 18. Boyd-Batstone is a Masters of Fine Arts graduate from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. She said she wanted to share this film to honor the Madrigal Ten and the many other women whose voices were never heard. ELAC’s…
Five new clubs were chartered during Friday’s East Los Angeles Student Union meeting. One of the newly chartered clubs, the ISA will serve with the purpose to help international students adapt to a new lifestyle in America. It will serve to enhance their chances of being accepted to Cal States, UCs, and other universities. ISA plans on meeting Friday afternoons.
The Center for Community College Partnerships at UCLA held Zoom meetings during the last four days to help students who are transferring and extended their hours Sunday. A UC PIQ (Personal Insight Questions) Café was held Sunday Nov. 29 offering their services to East Los Angeles College. Students joined through Zoom to communicate with counselors.
The search for the next East Los Angeles College president
was narrowed down from fifty candidates to five.
The candidates that Dr. Juan Avalos, Dr. Cynthia Azari, Dr. Robert Frost, Dr. Albert Román and Dr. Christopher Villa. They are expected to reflect leadership, integrity and community engagement.
Counselor Carmen Soto from East Los Angeles College hosted “Start at ELAC & Go Anywhere: Tips from Your Counselor.”