Former ELAC student, journalism adviser retires

June 3, 2020

Professor Sylvia Rico-Sanchez has given her all as a journalism professor and Campus News co-advisor throughout her career giving praise to East Los Angeles College. At the end of the Spring 2020 semester Rico-Sanchez will be retiring after 35 years of service to ELAC students and the community.


Counselor to dedicate more time at ELAC after retirement

By Eddie Mike Garcia Vocational counselor with the California Department of Rehabilitation in El Monte, Robert Michael Barrios, has assisted East Los Angeles College students with disabilities with financial aid. Barrios has helped individuals with disabilities for 14 years through the DOR and has focused the last four years helping students enrolled in ELAC’s Disabilities, Support Programs and Services (DSPS) office. Barrio’s efforts and hard work have enabled ELAC students…

November 15, 2017

Graphic design professor to retire

By Russell Zazueta  In a classroom booming with computers and technology galore, graphic design professor Mike Owens flip-flops between a student’s questions and helping another print out artwork from a computer in the back row. It’s his last semester at East Los Angeles College as a full-time faculty member, but he says he’s not yet ready to retire completely. “I’ll be back part-time after a six-month hiatus to teach one…

May 24, 2017