Lack of unity, procedures leaves in person returns in disarray

Future uncertain for in-person instruction By: Paul Medina Many levels of East Los Angeles College faculty and staff failed to reach a consensus on the appropriate actions to take for the return for in-person-classes at the Shared Governance Council meeting (ESGC). The meeting on Zoom Feb. 22, brought together an array of ELAC personnel who reported and discussed pressing matters pertaining to the college’s governance. Amongst the several concerns, the…

March 6, 2021

College fair to help Elans transfer

By Rodolfo Trujillo   Elans looking to transfer will have an opportunity to speak with representatives from over 20 colleges and universities next Tuesday during the Spring College Fair. The fair will take place on the walkway between the P3 parking structure and the swim stadium from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The majority of the colleges represented will be from the California State system, including Los Angeles, Long Beach,…

March 13, 2013

Cal States Prop 30’s outcome

By Vivian Ramirez   For students currently applying to transfer to a California State University for fall 2013, the November election can make the difference between an acceptance and rejection. Pending the results of Proposition 30, all CSU campuses are withholding applications for all students who apply. While students may still apply through Nov 30 to transfer for the fall 2013 semester, they will not receive admission notices until after…

October 24, 2012

Community college transfers fill four-year universities

By Brian Villalba On their path to four-year universities, 65 percent of California’s college graduates attended a two-year institution. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC) has California tied for third in percentage of students that attended community college on their way to a four-year degree. East Los Angeles College is second in the district in students that transfer to four-year institutions,  Los Angeles Pierce College first. Just under half…

October 4, 2012

ELAC to graduate 800 students this June

By Rebeca Vega Anthropology major Noemi Solano waited eight years after graduating high school before she decided to enroll in classes at East Los Angeles College. The Woodrow Wilson High School alumn said she made the commitment to earn an associate  degree within two years of enrolling when she met up with her former classmates. “I have two friends who finished law school and that really put it in perspective for…

May 16, 2012