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Three ELAC Students Selected as Recipients of Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Three ELAC Students Selected as Recipients of Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Posted: May 12, 2021 12:06 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – Three East Los Angeles College (ELAC) students were selected as recipients of the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship this year...

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ELAC Professional Development Committee Recognizes Key Employees

ELAC Professional Development Committee Recognizes Key Employees

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:49 AM

The East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Professional Development Committee and Recognition Subcommittee is honoring four ELAC employees for...

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California Governor Announces Appointment of ELAC Professor

California Governor Announces Appointment of ELAC Professor

Posted: May 5, 2021 11:16 AM

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Gavin Newsom announces the appointment of ELAC Professor Beatriz E. Tapia to the Commission on Judicial Performance (CJP)...

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ELAC Business Student Selected for National CUPID Program

ELAC Business Student Selected for National CUPID Program

Posted: May 3, 2021 3:38 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) business administration student Andrew Estrella was one of only a few community college students selected in the United States...

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ELAC To Take Part in Statewide CCC Black Student Success Week

ELAC To Take Part in Statewide CCC Black Student Success Week

Posted: Apr 21, 2021 2:53 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – All ELAC faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the Black Student Success Week, April 26-30, 2021...

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 ELAC Serves as Host Site for COVID Vaccinations

ELAC Serves as Host Site for COVID Vaccinations

Posted: Apr 20, 2021 8:44 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) has served as a key location in administering the vaccination in partnership with L.A. County, and local health clinics...

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ELAC President Joins CCCAA Board

ELAC President Joins CCCAA Board

Posted: Apr 7, 2021 10:23 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) president, Alberto J. Roman, was named the new South Coast Conference (SCC) representative...

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ELAC Architecture Professor Featured in LA Times for Unique Housing Solution

ELAC Architecture Professor Featured in LA Times for Unique Housing Solution

Posted: Mar 30, 2021 2:46 PM

EAST LOS ANGELES, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Architecture Alexis Navarro Professor was featured in a recent LA Times article...

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ELAC Shows Solidarity with AAPI Community

ELAC Shows Solidarity with AAPI Community

Posted: Mar 26, 2021 10:01 AM

East Los Angeles College (ELAC) has shown their support for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community after the horrific attack...

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Program Viability Review: Respiratory Therapy Program

Program Viability Review: Respiratory Therapy Program

Posted: Mar 8, 2021 8:21 AM

This public notice shall serve to inform the campus community and program stakeholders that the following program is under Program Viability Review: Respiratory Therapy Program. 

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ELAC Foundation Donates 50 Verizon Jetpacks to ELAC Students

ELAC Foundation Donates 50 Verizon Jetpacks to ELAC Students

Posted: Feb 19, 2021 2:46 PM

BOYLE HEIGHTS, CA – Earlier this month, the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Foundation donated 50 brand new Verizon 5G jetpacks...

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Steven Y. Wong Appointed Director of The Vincent Price Art Museum

Steven Y. Wong Appointed Director of The Vincent Price Art Museum

Posted: Feb 19, 2021 10:57 AM

MONTEREY PARK—The Vincent Price Art Museum (VPAM) at East Los Angeles College is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Y. Wong as Museum Director...

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ELAC Pathway to Law School Program Students Excel

ELAC Pathway to Law School Program Students Excel

Posted: Feb 17, 2021 10:19 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – Two East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Pathway to Law School program students, Valeria Coronado and Gloria Cabrera, will be featured at the...

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ELAC Men’s Basketball Team to Star in Netflix Series Last Chance U

ELAC Men’s Basketball Team to Star in Netflix Series Last Chance U

Posted: Feb 10, 2021 4:35 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Men’s Basketball team will be the focus of the 6th season of the Netflix documentary series “Last Chance U"...

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ELAC WiFi Parking Lot Now Open

ELAC WiFi Parking Lot Now Open

Posted: Feb 9, 2021 8:38 AM

WiFi is now available for all students in Parking Lot #4. Students must comply with the social distancing directives issued by county, state, and national officials.

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ELAC Incubator Continues Transforming Lives Through Good-Paying Jobs and Careers

ELAC Incubator Continues Transforming Lives Through Good-Paying Jobs and Careers

Posted: Jan 29, 2021 8:11 AM

On Wednesday, January 27, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm, the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Foundation and OmniWorks hosted a virtual Graduation and Showcase...

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ELAC Foundation Small Business Incubator Graduate Celebrates Success

ELAC Foundation Small Business Incubator Graduate Celebrates Success

Posted: Jan 7, 2021 2:03 PM

ELAC Incubator – Powered by OmniWorks™ graduate and ELAC student Lissette Arceo has recently found success and growth for her small business Confetti Fiesta...

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ELAC and Mexican Consulate Office Offer Free Child Care Course

ELAC and Mexican Consulate Office Offer Free Child Care Course

Posted: Jan 6, 2021 10:29 AM

LOS ANGELES, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) and the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles announced the launch of a program for people interested in opening their own childcare business.

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ELAC Awarded as 2020 Champion of Higher Education

ELAC Awarded as 2020 Champion of Higher Education

Posted: Nov 16, 2020 8:21 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) has been named a 2020 Champion of Higher Education...

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ELAC Architecture Students & Professor to be Featured in Exhibit

ELAC Architecture Students & Professor to be Featured in Exhibit

Posted: Nov 2, 2020 9:58 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – Two East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Architecture students and professor Michael Hamner are to be featured in the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles’ (AIALA)...

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LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis Helps ELAC Students Get Connected

LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis Helps ELAC Students Get Connected

Posted: Oct 19, 2020 2:50 PM

SOUTH GATE, CA – On Friday October 16th, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis joined representatives from East Los Angeles College...

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ENROLLMENT FOR L.A. COLLEGE PROMISE EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS PROGRAM REOPENED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15 LOS ANGELES

ENROLLMENT FOR L.A. COLLEGE PROMISE EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS PROGRAM REOPENED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15 LOS ANGELES

Posted: Sep 1, 2020 9:07 AM

ENROLLMENT FOR L.A. COLLEGE PROMISE EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS PROGRAM REOPENED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15 LOS ANGELES

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Proposed Budget For FY 2020-2021 At BOT On 9/2/2020

Proposed Budget For FY 2020-2021 At BOT On 9/2/2020

Posted: Aug 25, 2020 1:09 PM

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Covid 19 Updates

Covid 19 Updates

Posted: Aug 17, 2020 3:43 PM

Covid 19 Updates from East Los Angeles College and Los Angeles Community College District

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Housing for ELAC Students Experiencing Homelessness

Housing for ELAC Students Experiencing Homelessness

Posted: Aug 10, 2020 2:47 PM

End Homelessness California/Shower of Hope, in partnership with ELAC, is offering interim housing to ELAC students (Monterey Park & South Gate campuses) dealing with homelessness.

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ELAC Health Care Hero, Andy Ta on ABC7

ELAC Health Care Hero, Andy Ta on ABC7

Posted: Aug 6, 2020 5:08 PM

Monterey Park, CA – On August 4th at 5:00 p.m., ABC7 aired a video showing local Health Care Heroes featuring an alumnus of the East Los Angeles College Respiratory Therapy program, Mr. Andrew Ta.

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ELAC FOCIS Students Drive Up Graduation

ELAC FOCIS Students Drive Up Graduation

Posted: Jun 29, 2020 9:14 AM

Monterey Park, CA – Dr. Lisa Vartanian, Addiction Studies Program Director and Dr. Sherrie Davey, Psychology Department Chairperson, joined 30 of ELAC’s Formerly or Currently Incarcerated students...

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ELAC Allied Health Director 2020 Mentor Award Winner

ELAC Allied Health Director 2020 Mentor Award Winner

Posted: May 28, 2020 11:59 AM

Monterey Park, CA – The East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Allied Health program director Monica Thurston received the California Health Information Association’s (CHIA) 2020 Mentor Award.

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ELAC Foundation Secures Laptops for Addiction Studies Students

ELAC Foundation Secures Laptops for Addiction Studies Students

Posted: Apr 21, 2020 2:44 PM

Monterey Park, CA – So far the California Prison Industry Authority (CalPIA) has donated over $26,000 worth Laptops to ELAC Foundation to help ELAC’s Addiction Studies Department.

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ELAC Student Services Newsletter

ELAC Student Services Newsletter

Posted: Apr 15, 2020 1:46 PM

Hello again Husky, First, we want to express our hope that you, your family, your loved ones, and your friends all are safe, healthy, and well...

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April 2 Virtual Town Hall

April 2 Virtual Town Hall

Posted: Apr 2, 2020 2:41 PM

East Los Angeles College Interim President Raul Rodriguez hosted a virtual town hall, Thursday, April 2, at 1:30 p.m.

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We are all in this together! Husky Strong!

We are all in this together! Husky Strong!

Posted: Mar 27, 2020 2:19 PM

Whew! What rapid change there has been in our ELAC community and in the world. We know that this crisis has produced stress and quick adaptations – but these challenges won’t linger forever.

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Student | Faculty & Staff Support

Student | Faculty & Staff Support

Posted: Mar 23, 2020 2:56 PM

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-6:00pm & Friday :8:00am-4:00pm | Email: studenthelp@laccd.edu | Phone: (888) 930-5222; Faculty & Staff click "Read More" for details

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Winona LaDuke to speak at ELAC March 10

Winona LaDuke to speak at ELAC March 10

Posted: Mar 4, 2020 10:21 AM

Monterey Park, CA – American environmentalist, economist, and writer Winona LaDuke will be speaking and holding a book signing on campus...

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LACCD Chancellor Rodriguez Issues Statement Regarding District Preparedness for Coronavirus and COVID-19

LACCD Chancellor Rodriguez Issues Statement Regarding District Preparedness for Coronavirus and COVID-19

Posted: Mar 3, 2020 10:54 AM

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez, Ph.D., today issued the following...

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ELAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Make CCCAA Playoffs

ELAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Make CCCAA Playoffs

Posted: Feb 28, 2020 8:55 AM

Monterey Park, CA – The ELAC men’s and women’s basketball teams have both made the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) state playoffs this season.

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ELAC to Host Welcome Days for High School Seniors

ELAC to Host Welcome Days for High School Seniors

Posted: Feb 26, 2020 11:01 AM

Monterey Park, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) will be hosting over two thousand local high school seniors on campus to participate in our ELAC Welcome Days throughout the Spring 2020 semester.

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ELAC Adjunct Faculty Member Wins Prestigious Hayward Award

ELAC Adjunct Faculty Member Wins Prestigious Hayward Award

Posted: Feb 19, 2020 2:26 PM

Monterey Park, CA – Theater Arts adjunct faculty member James Buglewicz was selected as one of four winners for the 2019-2020 Hayward Award.

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11 ELAC Students Selected as Cooke Scholarship Semifinalists

11 ELAC Students Selected as Cooke Scholarship Semifinalists

Posted: Jan 28, 2020 9:48 AM

Monterey Park, CA – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the 456 semifinalists for its prestigious Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship...

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ELAC Architecture Students Awarded Scholarship

ELAC Architecture Students Awarded Scholarship

Posted: Jan 6, 2020 1:12 PM

Monterey Park, CA – Two East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Architecture students, Gustavo Gomez and Stephen Curtis, were awarded...

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ELAC Student Wins Statewide Music Theory Competition

ELAC Student Wins Statewide Music Theory Competition

Posted: Dec 5, 2019 3:31 PM

East Los Angeles College (ELAC) music student Christian Martinez won First Prize in the Music Association of California Community Colleges (MACCC) Music Theory Competition...

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ELAC Music Department Fall 2019 Performances

ELAC Music Department Fall 2019 Performances

Posted: Nov 20, 2019 10:46 AM

Monterey Park, CA – East Los Angeles College Music department is proud to share the schedule for their Fall 2019 student performances.

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ELAC Campus News Wins Multiple Journalism Awards

ELAC Campus News Wins Multiple Journalism Awards

Posted: Nov 13, 2019 3:42 PM

Monterey Park, CA – East Los Angeles College Campus News journalists won multiple awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) for their work in 2019...

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Know Your Rights Livestream

Know Your Rights Livestream

Posted: Nov 8, 2019 10:17 AM

All nine LACCD Colleges are working together to inform our immigrant students about...

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ELAC to Host Free Legal Aid Clinic Workshop for Students and Their Families

ELAC to Host Free Legal Aid Clinic Workshop for Students and Their Families

Posted: Nov 6, 2019 3:28 PM

Monterey Park, CA – The East Los Angeles Community Legal Aid Works (ELAC-LAW) program of ELAC’s Business Administration Department is hosting a free legal...

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VPAM & ELAC to Host 16th Annual Día de Los Muertos Altar Exhibit

VPAM & ELAC to Host 16th Annual Día de Los Muertos Altar Exhibit

Posted: Oct 31, 2019 10:37 AM

Monterey Park, CA – East Los Angeles College’s (ELAC) Chicano Studies department is hosting its 16th annual Día de Los Muertos Altar Exhibit opening celebration...

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East LA College Foundation Awarded Grant from MUFG Union Bank Foundation in Support of the  ESTEC LA™ Incubator powered by OmniWorks™

East LA College Foundation Awarded Grant from MUFG Union Bank Foundation in Support of the ESTEC LA™ Incubator powered by OmniWorks™

Posted: Oct 14, 2019 12:54 PM

October 14, 2019 (Los Angeles, CA) – The East LA College Foundation and LA Center for Entrepreneurship...

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Assemblymember Miguel Santiago Visits ELAC’s First Year Center and American Job Center of California

Assemblymember Miguel Santiago Visits ELAC’s First Year Center and American Job Center of California

Posted: Oct 11, 2019 1:27 PM

Monterey Park, CA – Assemblymember Miguel Santiago of the 53rd District visited the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) First Year Center as well as...

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ELAC to Hold Emergency Preparedness Week Starting October 14

ELAC to Hold Emergency Preparedness Week Starting October 14

Posted: Oct 8, 2019 4:03 PM

Monterey Park, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) will be holding Emergency Preparedness Week starting October 14. There will...

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ELAC and Yale University Host Graduate School Training For Design

ELAC and Yale University Host Graduate School Training For Design

Posted: Oct 8, 2019 12:37 PM

The East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Theatre Arts department hosted a graduate school training in partnership with Yale School of Drama and Center Theatre Group...

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