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ELAC Men’s Basketball Team to Star in 2nd Season of Netflix Docuseries Last Chance U: Basketball

ELAC Men’s Basketball Team to Star in 2nd Season of Netflix Docuseries Last Chance U: Basketball

Posted: Nov 17, 2022 8:58 AM

East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Men’s Basketball team will be the focus of the 2nd season of the Netflix documentary series “Last Chance U: Basketball.”

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The Vincent Price Art Museum Opens Inaugural New Voices: The 2022 District Wide Juried Student Art Exhibition

The Vincent Price Art Museum Opens Inaugural New Voices: The 2022 District Wide Juried Student Art Exhibition

Posted: Oct 31, 2022 10:03 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – The Vincent Price Art Museum (VPAM) at East Los Angeles College (ELAC) will feature student artwork created...

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ELAC Fall 2022 Rising Scholars Town Hall: Transforming Lives Through Healing, Education, and Social Justice

ELAC Fall 2022 Rising Scholars Town Hall: Transforming Lives Through Healing, Education, and Social Justice

Posted: Oct 26, 2022 2:21 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – On October 26, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. East Los Angeles College (ELAC) hosted their first...

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Assemblymember Mike Fong Announces $1 million for East Los Angeles College Vincent Price Art Museum

Assemblymember Mike Fong Announces $1 million for East Los Angeles College Vincent Price Art Museum

Posted: Oct 13, 2022 10:33 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – Assemblymember Mike Fong and the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) announced the allocation of $1 million...

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ELAC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

ELAC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted: Oct 10, 2022 11:45 AM

ELAC is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting a few individuals who have made a lasting impact...

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ELAC Will Be First LACCD College to Raise LGBTQ+ Progress Pride Flag in Solidarity

ELAC Will Be First LACCD College to Raise LGBTQ+ Progress Pride Flag in Solidarity

Posted: Oct 10, 2022 10:47 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – On October 11, 2022, East Los Angeles College (ELAC) will make history by becoming the first Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)...

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ELAC Awarded as 2022 Champion of Higher Education for Associate Degree for Transfer

ELAC Awarded as 2022 Champion of Higher Education for Associate Degree for Transfer

Posted: Oct 7, 2022 11:13 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College has been named a 2022 Champion of Higher Education and a 2022 Equity Champion of Higher Education...

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Latino Theater Company, Los Angeles Community College District make an ‘IMPACT’ with touring production of Melancholia

Latino Theater Company, Los Angeles Community College District make an ‘IMPACT’ with touring production of Melancholia

Posted: Sep 26, 2022 2:12 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – Combat fatigue, shell shock, PTSD. Twenty students from the Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy...

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ELAC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month - Week 2

ELAC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month - Week 2

Posted: Sep 19, 2022 11:56 AM

ELAC is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting a few individuals who made a lasting impact..

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ELAC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month - Week 1

ELAC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month - Week 1

Posted: Sep 19, 2022 11:56 AM

ELAC is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting a few individuals who made a lasting impact..

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Los Angeles Blade Magazine to Host Monkey Pox Town Hall at ELAC

Los Angeles Blade Magazine to Host Monkey Pox Town Hall at ELAC

Posted: Sep 19, 2022 10:06 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – Monkeypox cases increased in Los Angeles County...

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ELAC Featured on CBS2 News

ELAC Featured on CBS2 News

Posted: Sep 8, 2022 9:04 AM

ELAC was recently the subject of the CBS2 News segment titled Look At This.

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Open Call for “New Voices” the Inaugural Los Angeles County Community College District Student Art Exhibition

Open Call for “New Voices” the Inaugural Los Angeles County Community College District Student Art Exhibition

Posted: Sep 1, 2022 8:49 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – For the first time in sixty years, the Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College will highlight student artworks produced at

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U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu Presents $150000 Check to Via Care for Mobile Health Clinic

U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu Presents $150000 Check to Via Care for Mobile Health Clinic

Posted: Aug 31, 2022 2:28 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) joined Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), East Los Angeles College (ELAC), and Via Care Community Health Center...

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U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu Presents $200,000 Check to East Los Angeles College FACES Program

U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu Presents $200,000 Check to East Los Angeles College FACES Program

Posted: Aug 29, 2022 8:24 AM

ALHAMBRA, CA – U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) joined Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)...

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East Los Angeles College to Offer California’s First Community College Central American Studies Program

East Los Angeles College to Offer California’s First Community College Central American Studies Program

Posted: Aug 19, 2022 12:14 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC), the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), and Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-51) joined together...

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VPAM “Sonic Terrains” Exhibition Earns High Praises

VPAM “Sonic Terrains” Exhibition Earns High Praises

Posted: Jul 26, 2022 1:48 PM

The Vincent Price Art Museum’s latest exhibition titled Sonic Terrains in Latinx Art has received many praises from the Los Angeles art community...

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ELAC Architecture Students Awarded $100,000 in Total Scholarships

ELAC Architecture Students Awarded $100,000 in Total Scholarships

Posted: Jul 8, 2022 9:05 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – The ELAC Architecture department recently awarded $100,000 in scholarships to 30 of their students...

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ELAC Night at Latino Theater Co.

ELAC Night at Latino Theater Co.

Posted: Jul 1, 2022 10:46 AM

LOS ANGELES, CA – On Saturday, June 25th , President Roman joined ELAC faculty, staff, students and community members at the Los Angeles Theater Center...

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$198,850 in Scholarships Awarded to 278 ELAC Scholars

$198,850 in Scholarships Awarded to 278 ELAC Scholars

Posted: Jun 23, 2022 2:53 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) awarded 278 scholars with $198,850 in scholarships for Spring 2021...

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Husky Highlight: Adrian's Story

Husky Highlight: Adrian's Story

Posted: Jun 22, 2022 10:17 AM

We're highlighting Adrian's story to success during his time at ELAC.

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ELAC Student Selected as 2022 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholar

ELAC Student Selected as 2022 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholar

Posted: May 13, 2022 9:49 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – Maple Duong, An East Los Angeles College (ELAC) accounting student, was selected as a recipient of the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke...

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ELAC Theater Arts Presents ELACTRICITY

ELAC Theater Arts Presents ELACTRICITY

Posted: May 12, 2022 3:14 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA - ELAC Theater Dept has created a timely production, with the show, ELACTRICITY...

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ELAC Allied Health Department Awarded $70,000 CDC Project Firstline Grant

ELAC Allied Health Department Awarded $70,000 CDC Project Firstline Grant

Posted: May 11, 2022 3:07 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Allied Health Department was recent awarded...

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ELAC South Gate Education Center to Receive $1,850,000 for Southeast Training Hub in Healthcare Careers 

ELAC South Gate Education Center to Receive $1,850,000 for Southeast Training Hub in Healthcare Careers 

Posted: May 3, 2022 12:00 PM

SOUTH GATE, CA – California Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44th District)...

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VPAM Exhibition: Sonic Terrains in Latinx Art

VPAM Exhibition: Sonic Terrains in Latinx Art

Posted: Apr 25, 2022 11:19 AM

(MONTEREY PARK, CA) – The Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College is pleased to present Sonic Terrains in Latinx Art...

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ELAC Faculty Member Honored During 5th Annual LACCD Women's History Month Tea Celebration

ELAC Faculty Member Honored During 5th Annual LACCD Women's History Month Tea Celebration

Posted: Apr 6, 2022 3:13 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – ELAC Director of Professional Development and full-time English faculty member Nancy Ramirez was honored along...

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ELAC Museum Internship Program Prepares Students for Jobs in the Museum Field

ELAC Museum Internship Program Prepares Students for Jobs in the Museum Field

Posted: Mar 24, 2022 9:38 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – For the first time in the five year history of the Washington, D.C. Internship Program (DCIP), the Smithsonian’s National Museum of...

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ELAC Music Professor to Perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall

ELAC Music Professor to Perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Posted: Mar 21, 2022 12:00 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – Dr. Lucy Nargizyan, Professor of Music (Piano) at East Los Angeles College, will be performing at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Tuesday, March 22, 8 pm.

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ELAC Basketball Earns Yearly Honors for 2021-2022 Season

ELAC Basketball Earns Yearly Honors for 2021-2022 Season

Posted: Mar 21, 2022 8:24 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – Both the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams at ELAC found success in the 2021-2022 season.

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Husky Highlight: First Year Experience

Husky Highlight: First Year Experience

Posted: Mar 7, 2022 8:53 AM

Learn all about the First Year Experience (FYE) at East Los Angeles College!

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ELAC Automobile Technology Department Awarded $5,000 Grant

ELAC Automobile Technology Department Awarded $5,000 Grant

Posted: Feb 14, 2022 12:49 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College’s (ELAC) Automobile Technology Department was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealership Association (GLANCDA).

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ELAC to Offer Historic Service-Based State Program

ELAC to Offer Historic Service-Based State Program

Posted: Jan 27, 2022 9:57 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) was selected as 1 of 45 colleges and universities in the state as an inaugural partner...

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$51,950 in Scholarships Awarded to 102 ELAC Scholars

$51,950 in Scholarships Awarded to 102 ELAC Scholars

Posted: Jan 18, 2022 9:21 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) awarded 102 scholars with $51,950 in scholarships...

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Husky Highlight: ELAC Logistics

Husky Highlight: ELAC Logistics

Posted: Jan 12, 2022 1:48 PM

Please view the latest Husky Highlight video which features the Logistics program at ELAC.

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ELAC Architecture Students Awarded in LA County Design Competition

ELAC Architecture Students Awarded in LA County Design Competition

Posted: Dec 14, 2021 10:20 AM

Monterey Park, CA — Four East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Architecture students were awarded 1st and 2nd place in the L.A. County sponsored Bus Shelter Prototype Design Competition.

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ELAC President Featured in Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine

ELAC President Featured in Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine

Posted: Dec 13, 2021 2:56 PM

ELAC President, Alberto J. Román, was recently the subject of a profile article in the Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine.

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Over 1,500 Attended East Los Angeles College 75th Anniversary Community Celebration

Over 1,500 Attended East Los Angeles College 75th Anniversary Community Celebration

Posted: Nov 29, 2021 1:06 PM

Monterey Park, CA — On Saturday, November 6, 2021, the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Foundation hosted ELAC's 75th Anniversary Community Celebration.

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ELAC Theatre in the Community presents: The Zombie Code or How Bobbie Z. Beats the Bull ’E’s

ELAC Theatre in the Community presents: The Zombie Code or How Bobbie Z. Beats the Bull ’E’s

Posted: Nov 18, 2021 3:23 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College Storytheatre is pleased to present, “The Zombie Code or How Bobbie Z. Beats the Bull ’E’s” for their 2021-2022 season tour...

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$13,116 Donated by East Los Angeles College Foundation to ELAC Allied Health Medical Assistant and Respiratory Therapy Program Students

$13,116 Donated by East Los Angeles College Foundation to ELAC Allied Health Medical Assistant and Respiratory Therapy Program Students

Posted: Nov 15, 2021 2:36 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA- East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Foundation recently donated $13,116 for...

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ELAC Awarded as 2021 Champion of Higher Education for Associate Degree for Transfer

ELAC Awarded as 2021 Champion of Higher Education for Associate Degree for Transfer

Posted: Nov 4, 2021 2:32 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) has been named a 2021 Champion of Higher Education by The Campaign for College Opportunity...

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ELAC Men’s Basketball #1 in CCCMBCA Preseason Rankings

ELAC Men’s Basketball #1 in CCCMBCA Preseason Rankings

Posted: Oct 27, 2021 10:08 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – The California Community Colleges Men's Basketball Coaches' Association (CCCMBCA) ranked East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Men’s Basketball...

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CA Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo Hosts Job Fair at ELAC

CA Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo Hosts Job Fair at ELAC

Posted: Oct 26, 2021 10:02 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – CA Assemblywoman (51st Assembly District) Wendy Carrillo hosts her first annual Job and Family Resource Fair...

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Husky Highlight: Addiction Studies

Husky Highlight: Addiction Studies

Posted: Oct 21, 2021 2:34 PM

This is the first of a series of highlights of various programs and departments on campus.

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ELAC Ranked #1 in the Nation for Total Enrollment of Hispanic Students at a 2-year college in 2019-2020

ELAC Ranked #1 in the Nation for Total Enrollment of Hispanic Students at a 2-year college in 2019-2020

Posted: Oct 20, 2021 9:40 AM

East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Ranked #1 in the nation for total enrollment of Hispanic/Latinx students at a Community College...

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Hispanic Heritage Month Heroes

Hispanic Heritage Month Heroes

Posted: Oct 4, 2021 12:59 PM

As we continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month we want to highlight other inspirational and prominent Latina/o figures.

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The Vincent Price Art Museum To Reopen Oct. 16 with Three New Exhibitions and Free Outdoor Celebration

The Vincent Price Art Museum To Reopen Oct. 16 with Three New Exhibitions and Free Outdoor Celebration

Posted: Sep 29, 2021 8:55 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA–The Vincent Price Art Museum (VPAM) at East Los Angeles College (ELAC) is pleased to announce it’s reopening to the public effective October 16, 2021.

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ELAC Foundation Fall Scholarships

ELAC Foundation Fall Scholarships

Posted: Sep 21, 2021 2:29 PM

The ELAC Foundation has several scholarships that are available for ELAC students this Fall semester.

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ELAC Earns Honorable Mention for 2021 Dr. John W. Rice Awards

ELAC Earns Honorable Mention for 2021 Dr. John W. Rice Awards

Posted: Sep 20, 2021 10:45 AM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) recently was chosen as Honorable Mention in the 2021 Dr. John W. Rice Awards.

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 IMPORTANT: All Students and Employees -- Covid-19 Protocol Changed on Sept. 13

IMPORTANT: All Students and Employees -- Covid-19 Protocol Changed on Sept. 13

Posted: Sep 14, 2021 12:32 PM

Our COVID-19 protocol has begun a significant change due to LACCD policy and all students and employees need to take action to be in compliance.

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