All nine of the Los Angeles Community Colleges gathered together for a financial literacy fair Friday.
East Los Angeles College budget committee focused on the allocation of funds still available as part of the school’s annual budget. There is an estimated $28 million remaining in the budget that needs to be spent or it will get sent back to the state by the end of the year.
A total of $60,000 in funds were reallocated to the Associated Student Union Huskie Food Pantry, the ASU Book Rental and the South Gate giveaway during a Budget Academic Committee meeting on May 14.
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Everyone should support Biden’s plan to eradicate student loan debt, even if it is just a small percentage, because it will benefit borrowers.
East Los Angeles College will receive a refund from the district and has set student needs as its priority for the 2021 Spring semester budget.
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 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.
The East Los Angeles College Budget Committee met over Zoom to discuss details about the budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
Professors and students present in the meeting reported having difficulty with enrolling for classes. Some professors noted that students were wait listing for all sections of a class, while others couldn’t waitlist for classes that reached their maximum capacity.
The first student leadership roundtable covered the status of the Los Angeles Community College District financially and educationally through remote learning.
Friday, the LACCD Chancellor, Francisco Rodriguez, reminded students that the choice to return to on-campus classes is under the jurisdiction of the Public Health Department.