ELAC's 2013 - 2014 Charter Club Information
To strive to develop community, business and accounting professionals.We are determined to provide a variety of opportunities for our members to learn more about the accounting profession and the recruiting process. Activities include networking with accounting business professionals, faculty, fellow students and the community. Our members are working together to achieve future success. .
Tuesdays 6:00-6:30pm & Thursdays 12:10-1:00pm @ C2-124C
The Administration of Club was founded upon the ideal of providing students with realistic and timely insights and experiences within the criminal justice system. The club develops a focus on community service and involvement via charitable works, fundraising and community involvement.
As the future field of Child Development grows, it is the hope of the Advocates and Educators for Young Children Club to support the development of leadership skills, policy direction understanding and providing service for our young children and their families. Through interaction and communication with professionals in the Child Development field students will set up a valuable network system to support their continued growth in best practices for young children birth through eight years of age. Our goal is that we will leave here as leaders in the early care & education field by providing opportunities for members to gain new, strong professional skills that can be carried on throughout their professional careers.
ALPFA creates and expands opportunities for students in Finance, Accounting and business related fields, while expanding Latino and other minority leadershipin the global workforce.
The mission of the Association of Future Fire Fighters (AFFF) is to benefit, promote and further educate students interested in the fire service profession through volunteer service on campus and within the community.
The Automotive Technology Club’s Mission is to promote the advancement and recognition of the East Los Angeles College Automotive Technology Department and its students through extra curricular activities, competition, developmental experimentation, automotive ingenuity; research and information, tutoring and mentoring, and assistance with understanding the ever changing challenges that a modern automotive technician faces in school, training and on the job. With the combination of unique and diverse backgrounds, experience, perspectives and knowledge both the East Los Angeles College Automotive Department and its future alumni can potentially make an industry changing innovation that will benefit E.L.A.C., its community members and the world over. It is the Auto-Tech Club’s mission to make East Los Angeles College’s Automotive Technologies Department and its students a more recognized, respected and renowned program in the community college district of California. .
The purpose of the organization is to raise awareness and understanding of Deaf Culture and American Sign Language to the general public, to promote opportunities for ASL students to improve their language skills, and to build a bridge between the hearing community and deaf community. .
Chicanos Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM) at East Los Angeles College is a pre-health professional student organization open to all interested in learning more about the health care field, participating in community service events, and making new friends. We are a student organization dedicated to supporting one another in our academic endeavors and thereby increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine. We also commit ourselves to serving our community in an effort to "promote diversity in health through community service and education."
CSSA (Chinese students & scholars Association), a supporter you can turn to, a family you can rely on. CSSA builds connections between its members of different ambitions and brings them closer than ever. The principle of CSSA is to assist every Chinese student in the school. We will do our best to address your questions about school and life issues such as picking classes, buying books, transfer to four-year universities, and house renting etc. With your problem solved, CSSA will also hold various interesting activities to enrich your after-class life. CSSA-ELAC keeps close relationship with all the CSSA of other universities. We are not just a single organization within one school but a world-wide union. We sincerely invite you to join CSSA and help us pass our precious caring to more friends. No matter what kind of difficulties you are facing, CSSA will always be there for you.
Christians on campus club is a community of students that believe in the Lord Jesus. Our main goal is to let many students know about the lord and help them out with concerns either spiritual or educational. We get to meet on a weekly basis to have a bible study. In the bible study, students share their experiences about their college studies and having Christ in their lives. The club also focuses in having a growing community of Christians on campus. By connecting new coming students with returning students to help each other with any questions or concerns they have. As a community we try to help others and bring many new ones. We introduce to other students to the word of the Lord Jesus so they can find a place were they could feel comfortable and be part of it. We are able to support as much as we can for anyone that is willing to be part of the club. We always welcome new students and we are there to help in anyway we can. Our main goal is to provide the word of the LordJesus to students and shepherd them in their journey thru their college years.
Tuesday F7-203 @12:30
The purpose of Circle K International organization is to blend community service and leadership training with the opportunity to meet other college students around the world. Developing college and university students into a global network of responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service. Our motto is "Live to serve, love to serve." The potential of CKI lies in its ability to positively influence members of society who are facing ultimate personal decisions and those who will one day create the vision of mankind for generations to come. Leadership opportunities afford CKI members the resources and tools needed to become active citizens. Members can assume leadership responsibilities at all levels of the organization and through various experiential training conferences. Projects such as the Six Cents Initiative, CKI's International fundraiser that aims to provide water to the 2.2 billion children worldwide who lack safe drinking water, bring CKI members together to make a difference in the world.
Every other Tuesdays and every other Wednesday 12:30pm to 1:30 and 12:15 to 1:15 @ F9-109
The mission of The East Side Spirit and Pride Club is to assist students to realize their full potential in transferring to a four year college or university of their choice. The club encourages students not to allow themselves to be restricted by their environment and circumstances. Any person, regardless of the adversity and trials they undergo or have undergone, can transcend beyond their present and past and receive the full benefits that the education and labor world have to offer. We frequently invite guest speakers to share with us how they have become successful. Guest speakers, all of whom are graduates from various colleges and universities, are exemplary models of those who have experienced tribulation and fortitude. The club frequently sets up tours to many different universities in order to give the students the chance to experience each campus and become educated of their options. Additionally, we want to expand the horizon of knowledge for many students by introducing them to a diverse variety of literary works. Thus, they may come to understand literature with a new dimension of appreciation and comprehensive ability.In conclusion, our club hopes to enable students to understand their true abilities concerning their education and literature.
The purpose of the Economic Student Association, is to 1) provide scholarship information to ESA members; 2) Participate in extra-curricular activities that will promote the economic education and development of ESA members and fellow ELAC students, and 3) contribute to the community and ASU.
The purpose of the organization/club is to enrich and provide students with the principles of architecture, to improve their studies and knowledge within the field, by creating workshops, providing field trips to architectural and current work sites and attending various competitions. To be a student-led organization that provides members with opportunities to build character and develop leadership skills.
The ELAC Cycling Collective is an association of local bicycle riders in the campus community, dedicated to the encouragement of all aspects of bicycling. The mission of the Collective is to: (1) promote teamwork, friendship, and fun through group activities and workshops; (2) to promote bicycling as alternative transportation that is economically, environmentally, and physically responsible; (3) to educate members on bicycle safety, law, and rights; (4) educate members on bicycle maintenance through workshops..
Learning how to maintain youth is a very important part of life, as anyone is born healthy and youthful. Being in good health and maintaining one beauty should also be one of the most important goals in life. Our officers will do our best to provide an environment foe member to share their concerns, ideas, tips and suggestions, in relation to managing a healthy life style. A new topic will be discussed every week such as the dangers of eating too much processed food, weight management, skin care and make-up. We will also invite many speakers to discuss the secrets of getting high marks while attending a four year university. In addition, the speaker will also discuss career development with ELAC Beauty Club members.We will also provide numerous volunteer opportunities for member to attend on campus. We will develop many exciting activities and trips for members and officers to enrich the club teamwork and morale. We hope that the establishment of this club will create a sense of community between the members and promote the memorable educational experience while attending ELAC. Our club officers strive to fulfill the mission we have set forth. .
Our mission is to organize, represent and mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, convey the standards and ethics of the nursing profession and promote development of the skills that students will need as responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession. We will advocate for patients in underserved communities; we will advocate for high quality health care; we will advocate for and contribute to advances in nursing education; and by doing so, help to develop nursing students who are prepared to lead the profession in the future.
The purpose of the ELAC Puente Club is to extend the mission of the Puente Project to the campus community. Students will receive transferring information and advice. We will hold university campus tours in order to help students decide the school that best fits them. The ELAC Puente Club will also help promote the Chicano culture by inviting motivational speakers to the campus. Additionally, the club will promote community service and social events that maintain a community focus. .
The mission of the ELAC/SMC Respiratory Therapy Club is to promote public awareness of the respiratory care profession, participate in community health activities which promote the importance of respiratory health and raise funds to support these community goals and to help support the financial and educational needs of our club members.
East Los Angeles College Society of Cinema Art (ELACSOCA) is an organization that inspires, encourage and enlighten students’ interest in film and video production, both in practical matters as well as in the aesthetic values. The goal of the organization is to strengthen the educational process with information, experience and exposure to knowledge by inviting guest speakers, networking with industry professionals working in the entertainment industry and producing student films, festivals, and special events, thus gaining recognition and respect as a revered part of the academic and social influence of film and digital art.
The purpose of the organization is to widen the student’s literary horizons through competitive acting events such as Dramatic, Poetry, Prose and many more interpretations. This turn give’s the experience in Public Speaking, network with students from other schools, and instill a drive for excellence.
The purpose of ESPA is to unite students and increase awareness regarding social and political matters. The main focus of the club is to influence educational politics and increase the voice of students. ESPAâ€™s mission statement also consists of improving our school and our community through civic duties and helping the impoverished, disenfranchised, and needy.
The primary mission of the Engineering Club at East Los Angeles College is to act as a liaison between the engineering student and the Department of Engineering. We seek to encourage an active engagement in the engineering field above and beyond the experience of the classroom. We inform students not only about resources available within, but also about the many opportunities available outside of the college setting that are essential for success. Aside from our academic goals, we seek to create a comfortable social atmosphere for our members to surround themselves with others in their majors. In addition to the atmosphere of the E-Club members, it allows students to establish networking and interacting with students likewise influencing each other to create study groups or tutoring sessions. Another goal is to inspire any aspiring engineers to continue towards their education and motivate them to stick to their dreams of earning their degree. Lastly, we hope to eventually reach out as a community in an effort to share and kindle an appreciation for the beauty and profundity of an engineering career.
The ESL Club is to allow ESL students a safe environment to express themselves and interact with others while feeling comfortable and at home on campus. This club will also provide students with opportunities to meet new people from other clubs and exchange ideas and learn from each other. We believe that this club will provide the students exposure to many resources on campus as well as off campus via scheduled field trips or other outside activities. In addition, all members will practice speaking English, as they will communicate with students from various parts of the world. As a result, they will enrich their college experience and have a worldly view. Furthermore, the club will represent all ESL and former ESL students and help them learn more about American pop culture and about many other cultures and make friends, who will eventually become as a second family, which will give students a sense of belonging. By being exposed to othersâ€™ ideas, cultures, traditions, values and morals, students will gain a wealth of knowledge that they might otherwise be missing out on. A last thing that this club will provide is to raise money for possible scholarships to help ESL students continue their educational goals at ELAC and beyond.
The International Youth Fellowship (IYF) was created in 2001 with the gathering together of many prominent citizens from different countries with the common mission of implementing wholesome, upstanding mindsets into the young people who will become the leaders of the next generation. From it’s creation, IYF has been and always will be inert wined with the deep roots and values of Christianity in order to administer enduring inspiration and motivation to every youth from every country from every walk of life. IYF will provide training and guidance for spiritual and mental growth, which are two essential aspects every youth must fortify before they take the next steps into their futures. The IYF’s mission is to fill in and exceed the shortcomings of the current establishments and systems of education, which evidently cannot adequately address the problem of the youths’ need for self-control and the development of proper instincts. It is therefore the mission of IYF to lead the youth of the world to develop strong hearts that are capable of overcoming the obstacles, which in turn, will transform them into true leaders of a newly globalized world..
The mission of our club is to provide a wonderful environment for international Student to know about the America, adapt to the new country better and develop a social network within the campus. Since we have many students come from different country, ISC is also an unforgettable club for students to communicate with each other and know more about other cultures from different countries. Our club is not just limited to international student, and other students can also join us to share their experiences. While having some funny activities, we also have some volunteer activities to help other people, such as the Aids Walk.
ISAP is founded by two ELAC Christian alumni, Feifei Long and Alice Ma, who are motivated by the love of God to help new International students of community college better adapt to their new college life and living environment in USA. The mission of International Student Advancement Program (ISAP) is to help international students to enhance the chance to be accepted by USC and various campuses of the UC system by providing information and counseling during their transfer process and offering various opportunities for them to gain leadership and involve in community services. .
The East Los Angeles College Mathematics Club (ELAC MATH CLUB) is a campus community of students interested in studying and learning more about the field of Mathematics and its applications..
MEChA is an inclusive student movement that is fundamentally driven by our beliefs in our indigenous roots, history, and values. MEChA seeks to create an environment of critical thinking and learning on political and social oppression, and overall our daily environments. We believe in collaboration and building coalitions with students and community members that are aligned with our praxis, which is to address social justice issues that affect Chicanas/os at our campus and Chicana/o communities at large. Building on a long history of Chicana/o student activism, we promote historical awareness, identity consciousness, student involvement, cultural appreciation, and self-determination. Through education, reflection, and action, MEChA empowers its students to become leaders within the community. We strive to positively improve our surroundings.
The purpose of the organization is to positively impact the mental health and wellness of the ELAC campus community. NAMI on Campus is a studentrun, student-based organization that provides mental health awareness, education, and advocacy. This club seeks to: Educate and increase awareness of mental health issues to students, faculty, and administration at ELAC. Provide knowledge and skills for living successfully with mental health issues. Encourage and promote early detection and intervention of mental health issues and provide campus and community referral resources to ELAC students who are experiencing mental health problems. Create understanding and empathy as a means of combating the stigma that surrounds mental health issues by breaking the silence that creates barriers to seeking help. Advocate for enhanced support and counseling services at ELAC, and for equitable services and treatments for ELAC students who experience mental health issues.
The purpose of the ELAC Physics and Astronomy Club is to facilitate the formation of study groups, promote awareness of Physics and Astronomy department news and events, enable students to network among others with similar majors and/or interests, and become a central source of physics and astronomy resources on East Los Angeles College’s campus.
The East Los Angeles College Pep Squad Club is committed to demonstrate and provide firm spirit and pride amongst the students, faculty, staff, and throughout the community. The members are dedicated in providing grounds for college spirit as they demonstrate great responsibility, commitment, enthusiasm, and determination to succeed as an individual student while demonstrating their pride for ELAC all year long. Amongst the members of the club are members of the ELAC Cheerleading Team. They volunteer their time by providing a variety of performances throughout the year at various events, activities, and at ELAC athletic games on campus and off campus. The Pep Squad Club enhances the college spirit throughout the community and enhances athletic performances and expands the opportunity to support the college.
The purpose of the Philosophy Club is to provide an informal environment where both students and faculty can come together to raise, to investigate and converse about philosophical topics, and provide social gatherings and community outreach. Members of the club will select these topics, and all other club functions. The Philosophy Club functions under the direction and auspices of the East Los Angeles College Philosophy Department.
1. Increase the number of ELAC students in the STEM fields by creating opportunities for our members.
2. Promote exposure of the science fields through community education in Hispanic and other underrepresented communities.
3. Create, promote and participate in science related community service through volunteer activities.
4. Provide a forum for the exchange of information pertinent for all science students enrolled at East Los Angeles College.
5. Provide information for students transferring to a university.
The East Los Angeles College Psychology Club is a student organization whose mission shall be to encourage, promote, and build a greater awareness in the field of psychology. Membership is open to all students who have an interest in the field of psychology. Our aim is to provide information about the different fields and areas of study in psychology, psychology related employment, undergraduate and graduate schools. We strengthen the presence of Psychology on our campus by sponsoring guest lectures, field trips and psychology related films. We also gain hands-on experience through getting involved with on-campus research and volunteering in the community. Nevertheless, we offer a friendly, fun and intellectual environment, the opportunity to meet new friends, other psychology major, staff and faculty on our campus.
Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) is an East Los Angeles College community of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Queer (LGBTQQ) and straight students who are allies. Committed to foster a safe learning environment, positive dialogue about prevalent issues, and empower each student to become active agents capable of individual and communal achievements.
Section 1. The purpose of the organization is to spread social awareness about contemporary issues and to promote volunteer work in and around the community.
Section 2. In addition, our purpose is to give East Los Angeles College a more active social environment with Food Sales, Competitions, Raffles, and activities.
South Gate Leadership Club is a student organization/club that is aimed to promote developing leadership skills through student participation in school activities and community involvement. We would achieve these goals by introducing student to political figures in the community, also students would be introduced to ELAC alumni that have persevered. Students will received guidance through these individuals so they could look upon them and as examples of how to succeed in representing there community and future education endeavors.
The purpose of the organization is to bring awareness and appreciation to the community of the dramatic arts. Theatre brings people together and, in some cases, is a safe haven for them. Theatre teaches people to communicate clearly, which is useful both on and off the stage. To invoke creativity, to enlighten, and to entertain..
The Mission of SASA is to promote awareness of substance addiction and abuse, and related issues. By endorsing personal growth, recovery and treatment, SASA endeavors to maintain a high prevalence within the public and our communities through sponsored private and public forums and community outreach.
Students for Equal Rights (S.E.R.) is a student organization at East Los Angeles College who is committed to providing support and advocacy for AB 540 students. Since 2006, S.E.R. has been providing vital information and resources for our students. One of our goals is to provide a prosperous setting of self-empowerment and group unity. We highly encourage our students to develop leadership skills that can be utilized to improve our surrounding communities. Ultimately, our mission is to advocate for the advancement and accessibility of undocumented students into higher education.
The purpose of The History Circle (THC) is to provide an informal environment where both students and faculty can come together to raise awareness and discuss historical events and how they affect contemporary issues. The History Circle (THC) will provide social gatherings and community outreach, where members of the club will select the topics, and all other club functions. The History Circle (THC) will function under the direction and auspices of the East Los Angeles College Department of Social Science.
Math n’ Moms (Mn’M’s) Club represents a large number of East Los Angeles College students who are parents. The club brings awareness to our campus about the challenges that our student-parents face. It serves as a support network for its members so that each student can encourage and motivate one another to persevere in their education. Support is provided in the form of math tutoring, study groups, socializing, and community outreach. Every semester Mn’M’s will choose an elementary or middle school to volunteer its members to tutor mathematics to the children at their after school programs to help build and strengthen academic confidence. Mn’M’s welcomes anyone who is interested in serving and helping his or her peers. We believe that by helping one another and reaching out to other student-parents, we practice servitude and experience compassion. Through this, Mn’M’s gets us one-step closer to building stronger and united communities..
To introduce a new sport to our peers. They can learn how to play or just support the team and us. It would be a great experience for the people that don’t know about the sport throughout the sport and experience. The members will be more sociable and build character trait.
The Veterans of East Los Angeles College (VELAC) serves as a medium for veterans to advance their approach in scholarship. Our primary intent is to maintain a camaraderie where veterans can support and relate to one another through their prior military experience. Secondary, is our intent to familiarize veterans with the student services of community college so that all resources that are available are properly utilized to facilitate the completion of veterans’ academic and professional goals. Finally, VELAC highly encourages veterans to take leadership positions and maintain general membership with the Associate Student Union (ASU), school organizations, and community organizations both in and around East Los Angeles College. It is with these notions that VELAC sets forth to bring out the inherent skills these veterans have developed from their prior military training and directly apply these abilities to their scholarly academic lives.
In a diverse college such as ELAC, the Vietnamese Student Association, a non-political organization, is established in the desire of exchanging and promoting Vietnamese-American culture. Our mission is to help students at ELAC understand more about the Vietnamese culture as well as to help the student members academically.
To develop and inspire leaders with vision, insight, and integrity, skilled in applying critical thinking strategies to solve problems and positively contribute to the world.