Art flows through movements

By Steven Adamo Art, science and philosophy are woven through history in the mural titled “Education Suite: Arte, Ciencia, y Filosofia” located inside the Helen Miller Bailey Library. Erika Montenegro, instruction librarian at the Helen Miller Bailey Library, put together a research guide last month on the ELAC website out of demand for information about the mural from students and professors. Montenegro teaches a library science class and uses the…

October 18, 2017

Panel discusses former ELAC instructor

  By Darlene Galvan Helen Miller Bailey’s influence was remembered during a book talk with Rita Joiner Soza and a panel of guest speakers April 4 at the S2 Recital Hall. Soza read from her book “Helen Miller Bailey: The Pioneer Education and Renaissance Woman Who Shaped Chicano(a) Leaders” and provided a summary of Bailey’s influence from Chapter 14. Soza spoke of six of Bailey’s former students who fought for…

April 15, 2015

Former ELAC student pays homage to instructor

By Cristina Galvan   Rita Soza remembers her times with teacher Helen Miller Bailey fondly. Soza is currently working on a biography on Bailey. Besides having the library named after her, Bailey left a strong impact on many of her students, including Soza. Soza attended Elac in the Early ‘70s.  She took two classes with Bailey, which were Western Civilization 1 and 2. After receiving her Associates degree, Soza attended…

March 13, 2013