Paul De La Cerda Fired, offer extended by DA Office

February 23, 2022

Dismissed East Los Angeles College Dean Paul De La Cerda, who is accused of felony embezzlement while working at ELAC, is now dismissed from Cabrillo College. De La Cerda was Vice President of Instruction at Cabrillo College before his dismissal. The governing board for Cabrillo College decided to no longer employ De La Cerda at its Feb. 7 meeting.


Mexican muralist to be honored at ELAC

By Joshua Inglada A slideshow of muralist Raúl Anguiano’s work will be shown to honor his memory tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. in the G3 Ingalls Auditorium. Anguiano’s “A Biography of Mexican Painting,” his last mural in his career, is at East Los Angeles College. The mural also serves as a visual biography of his life’s work and the development of Mexican art as a whole. It contains portraits of artists…

October 28, 2015

ELAC Director of Special Projects Honored

 By Jose Ivan Cazares Director of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) projects Dr. Armando Rivera will receive the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) Educator of the Year award alongside STEM professionals from industry, military, government and academic institutions on Oct. 16. Great Minds in STEM will host the 27th annual HENAAC STEM Career Conference in Pasadena. Great Minds in STEM is a non-profit organization focused on educational awareness…

September 29, 2015

Project ESTEEM looks to help small business owners

By Maria C. Isidoro Transforming ideas into action becomes an entrepreneur’s educational challenge, which creates a simple life idea into a successful business. Dean of Economic and Workforce Development Paul De La Cerda designed Operation Entrepreneurship: Project ESTEEM (Ethics, Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Mathematics) to inspire students who own or want to start a business. Project ESTEEM used a framework called the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program to help students clarify the opportunities…

May 16, 2014