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2017 - 2018 Chartered Clubs Information

 

  • Club Name: Accounting Club

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email: Isabel Yeung: (323)415-4120, Yeungi@elac.edu/ Frank Aguirre: Aguiff@elac.edu/ Filermon Kevin Samson: Fkevinsamson@gmail.com

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:15 pm - 1:10 pm  F5-109

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Yeungi@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The purpose is 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.

  • Club Name: Administration of Justice Club

    Category:Career-Technical: Focus on Workforce

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Wayne Posner: (323)265-8834, Posnerwd@elac.edu/Janis Cavanaugh: Cavanaj@elac.edu/ Melvin Stevenson: StevenMI@elac.edu

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:00 pm-1:00 pm F9-112

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Posnerwd@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    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.

  • Club Name: Art and Animation Club

    Category:Cultural-Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Mike Libonati: (323)265-8842, Liboname@elac.edu/ Christine Frerichs: Frericcj@elac.edu

    Meetings: Wednesdays 12:30 pm S2-207

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacartandanimation@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Art and Animation Club is to provide a free and educational environment where both students and faculty can come together to share ideas and converse about topics related to animation, studio arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, 2D and 3D design), graphic arts and art history, as well as provide networking opportunities and community outreach. Members of the club will select these topics, and all other club functions. The Art and Animation Club functions will be under the direction and support of the East Los Angeles College Art Department.

  • Club Name: Association of Future Firefighters

    Category:Career-Technical: Focus on Workforce

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Jason Hosea: (323)267-3707, Hoseaj@elac.edu

    Meetings:Wednesdays 12:40 pm F9-101

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacfiretechafff@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    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.

  • Club Name: Beauty Club

    Category:Special Interest: Focus on Social Support

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Mike Tsai: (323)267-3744, Tsaimc@elac.edu

    Meetings:TBA

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacbeautyclub17@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    Beauty club is an all-inclusive club that seeks to provide a lifestyle that enhances your creativity and ability to express yourself through the art of using make up. The club will provide healthy and fun tips about makeup, skin care routines, hair care, and much more. However, our aim is to help others gain self-confidence and be able to open up to others, by offering all women and men to join our club with no discrimination. Our atmosphere allows everyone to come in as guest and leave as family. Although our aim is to help others feel confident and become more self-aware about beauty, we will provide an opportunity for everyone to create relationships that have the same passions for creativity.

  • Club Name: Business and Entrepreneurship Club

    Category:Career- Technical: Focus on Workforce

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Laura E. Ramirez: (323)415-4173, Ramirele@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:15pm - 1:15pm F7-110

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacbizclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    As the Business and Entrepreneurship Club (B.E.C) of East Los Angeles College we want to support our club members in their pathway to business and entrepreneurship, introducing members to new resources, advantages, and preparation for business success. The club will provide its members with valuable tools to enhance the knowledge and skills to achieve each member’s desired future.

  • Club Name: CAOT Club

    Category:Career- Technical: Focus on Workforce

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Ann Mahrenholz: (323)265-8928, Mahrenam@elac.edu

    Meetings:Wednesdays 12:30 pm-1:30 pm F7-406

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Recinos-Mariela@yahoo.com

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the East Los Angeles College Computer Applications and Office Technologies Club is to provide its members with an enriching learning experience and career development in a variety of roles across the computer applications and office technologies industry.

  • Club Name: Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)

    Category:Academic- Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email: Wooi-Chin Ong: (323)780-6834, Ongwc@elac.edu

    Meetings:Fridays 1:30 pm-4:00 pm- F5-209

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Cssaelac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    CSSA (Chinese Students and Scholars Association) is a supporter you can turn to and 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 college. We will do our best to address your questions about academics and living, such as housing, traffic, registration, transferring application, etc. With your problems solved, CSSA will also hold various activities to enrich your after-class life. ELAC-CSSA keeps close relationship with all the CSSAs in other universities. We are not a single organization within one school but a worldwide union. We sincerely invite you to join CSSA and help us pass our ideal to more friends. Whatever troubles you are struggling with, CSSA is always there for you.

  • Club Name: East Los Angeles College French Club

    Category:Cultural-Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Lynn Vogel-Zuiderweg: (323)415-5022, Vogelzlc@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:00 pm-1:00 pm Modern Languages Lab E3-170

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacfrenchclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    .1. The purpose of the French Club of East Los Angeles College is to promote and foster the understanding and appreciation of foreign language and culture, particularly those of and derived from France, amongst interested members.

  • Club Name: East Side Spirit and Pride

    Category:Service- Social Activism: Focus on Community Awareness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Nancy Ramirez: (323)260-8119, Ramirenn@elac.edu/ Obed Silva:(323)780-5323, Silvajo@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:15pm E3-321

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Esspelac.org

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the club is to assist students to give back to their community through service while helping them realize their potential in successfully transferring to four-year universities. Students help to beautify and maintain the cleanliness of the campus, contribute time and supplies to the food pantry, support sporting events and the marching band, participate in fundraising activities to give book stipends and student scholarships. The ESSP CLUB hopes to establish an irrevocable sense of pride and delight in the school and in the surrounding, greater community.

  • Club Name: Economic Student Association

    Category:Academic- Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Allen Coson: (323)415-5434, Cosonm@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:15 pm F7-209

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacesa1@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Economics Student Association (ESA) is committed to educate ELAC students how to prepare their personal finances through on-campus and off-campus workshops. The club is also committed to members, are dedicated to inform the campus-community about the opportunities of attaining and Associates of Arts to Transfer (AA-T) degree, and the many careers that an Economics major has to offer.

  • Club Name: ELAC Anthropology Club

    Category:Cultural-Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Janny Li: (323)415-5370 Lij2@elac.edu/ Christine Sepulveda Sepulvcd@elac.edu

    Meetings:Fridays 11:00 am-1:00 pm A2-103

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacanthropology@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The East Los Angeles College Anthropology Club seeks to apply the diversity and knowledge of anthropology to empower students to build a more humane, equitable, and united world.

  • Club Name: ELAC ASL Club (American Sign Language)

    Category:Special Interest: Focus on Social Support

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Tomas Garcia: Garciat@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:15pm - 1:15pm E3-255

    Club Contact (Email/Website)None

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the American Sign Language (ASL) Club is to bring Deaf Awareness to east Los Angeles College community through education and social activities. Through our efforts, we hope this awareness of ASL, Deaf Culture, and the Deaf Community will lead to understanding, respect, and a sense of ONE community to hearing and Deaf cultures. Additionally, the ASL Club seeks to provide and promote opportunities for ASL students to improve their language skills in a safe environment by offering skill building workshops, games, practice, and activities.

  • Club Name: ELAC Chinese Union

    Category:Service-Social Activism: Focus on Community Awareness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Wooi-Chin Ong: (323)780-6834, Ongwc@elac.edu

    Meetings:Fridays 1:30pm - 2:30pm E3-307

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacchineseunion@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Chinese Union Club is aimed at serving local international student community at our best and promoting the development, growth and accountability of student organizations. Chinese Union is officially approved by the US government to become a nonprofit organization (NPO) under category 501 © (3). To further realize the purpose of being a 501 c3 organization, we keep expanding our influence in San Diego with all our strength and are dedicated to involve more in charity.

  • Club Name: ELAC Dreamweavers

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email: Amber Luna: (323)267-3796, Lunaaa3@elac.edu

    Meetings:Fridays 4:00pm F5-219

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Lunaaa3@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The Dream Weavers student club serves as a network for current and former foster youth or persons interested in serving as peer mentors. Our belief is that through the weaving of student engagement in mentoring, workshops, and personal development we can inspire and support each other to realize our dreams to obtain higher education degrees.

  • Club Name: ELAC ESL Club

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Maria Betancourt: (323)415-5496, Betancme@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:00pm - 1:30pm E3-321

    Club Contact (Email/Website)ESLclubelacfall2017@yahoo.com

    Mission Statement

    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 others’ 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.

  • Club Name: ELAC Health Science Club

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Alan Khuu: (323)265-8650, Khuuat@elac.edu/ Jimmy Lee: Leejw3@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:30pm - 1:30pm Honors Center

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elachealthscienceclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Health Science Club is to provide a space for students of any and all academic backgrounds who are curious, interested, or adamant about a future career in any “Health” related field. This can include students who are interested in areas such as Research, Education, Clinical Settings, Advocacy, Etc. The aim of the club will be to foster a learning environment in which fellow students push each other for academic excellence, extracurricular participation, and community involvement. Students will also be encouraged to bring new information that could benefit other club members into meetings as well as participate and involve themselves in over encompassing activities. The Health Science Club functions with direction from the Biology and Chemistry department. 

  • Club Name: ELAC Japanese Club

    Category:Cultural-Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Hiroko Chao: (323)265-8871, Furuyah@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:30 pm-1:30 pm, F5-211

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacjclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the ELAC Japanese Club is to spread awareness and appreciation of the Japanese culture and language, and to motivate students to take Japanese classes at ELAC. Students will be encouraged to learn and practice Japanese with native and non-native speakers, and also to participate in the Study Abroad options available at the East Los Angeles College. Club members will be exposed to Japanese society through festivals, activities, pop culture, and language, and will discuss historical, as well as political, influences in Japan.

  • Club Name: ELAC Math Club

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Ellen Harju: (323)780-6730, Harjuer@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:30 pm- 1:30 pm, TBD

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacmathclub16@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the East Los Angeles College Math Club is to involve students in becoming an active member of campus life. Meetings include educational workshops and guest speakers, including topics that are math related and/or pertain to the STEM fields. East Los Angeles Math Club also provides a location where students can come together and make new friends and network with individuals. The club also provides information on scholarships and internship programs as well as conferences where students can meet and network with professionals. ELAC Math Club wants to ensure students achieve their educational goals therefore, members have access to tutors that can assist in a wide range of math courses at given meetings. We want to see all our students, members and community succeed and grow. We aim not only to support students but our community as well by participating in community outreach bringing awareness to the importance of pursuing higher education.

  • Club Name: ELAC NAMI on Campus

    Category:Health-Wellness: Focus on Mind and Body Fitness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Tiffany Rice: (323)265-8955, Ricetm@elac.edu

    Meetings:Mondays 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Facebook: NAMI on Campus

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of this organization is to positively impact the mental health and wellness of the ELAC campus community. NAMI on Campus is a student-run, 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 to enhanced support and counseling services at ELAC, and for equitable services and treatments for ELAC students who experience mental health issues.

  • Club Name: ELAC Physics and Astronomy Club

    Category:Special Interest: Focus on Social Support

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Viken Kiledjian: (323)265-8922, Kiledjvp@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:30pm - 1:30pm, B1-103

    Club Contact (Email/Website)ELacphysicsastronomy@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The Physics and Astronomy Club is mainly about spreading awareness of what the physics and astronomy field is all about. During our meetings, we engage students in physics-related activities, such as experiments and demonstrations, as well as astronomy-related activities, such as learning about stars and planets and their locations. We also provide students with information regarding internships and scholarships that are available. Our off-campus activities and events contain a more astronomy related feel than physics. We attend star parties, which are nights that include telescope viewing and learning about the sky and the telescope itself. We also have trips throughout the school year to events such as science festivals, observatories, seminars and more! We accept students from any field of study and don’t require them to have any commitment towards the club. All students are welcome! Our meetings are every Thursday from 12:30 pm-1:30 pm at room B1-103. Because our meetings are during lunch hours, we try to provide everyone with food. If there are any more questions, our email is elacphysicsastronomy@gmail.com.

  • Club Name: ELAC Speech and Debate Club

    Category:Academic- Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:David Hale: (323)415-5418, Davidrockfordhale@gmail.com

    Meetings:Tuesdays 1:55pm - 4:05pm, E3-568 A

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacforensics17@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The East Los Angeles College Speech and Debate team is committed to continue to provide students with the opportunity of developing their inner voice, a support system and an academic experience of a lifetime. In doing so, it also promotes the importance of both advocacy and academic achievement. As a team that travels within and out of state and competes, the forensics team distinguishes itself from a large majority of other academic experiences available on campus. Our values are not only maintaining a continuous friendly environment on this team, but we encourage the cooperation. From the following values, the ELAC Forensic Team aims to improve the livelihood of all its members. In order to accomplish this, the Team has made it its mission to apply all categories stated above in order to form a more perfect Union within the ELAC Communications Department. Friendship, for the purposes of creating a welcoming environment. Academic Integrity is also important, as the school prohibits any form of plagiarizing. The third value will be upholding teamwork, in order to maintain productivity levels. Respecting one another is important, as the communication department is a safe space and there are diverse of opinions to be heard in the activity that we are a part of. Dedication and Commitment are the final important values to be upheld, as we are a competitive team which strives for success.

  • Club Name: ELAC Students for Political Awareness

    Category:Service- Social Activism: Focus on Community Awareness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Natalina Monteiro: (323)780 - 6779, Monteint@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 4:00pm - 5:00pm, F5-209

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Martinrs@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Political Science Club 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. ESPA’s mission statement also consists of improving our school and our community through civic duties and helping the impoverished, disenfranchised, and needy.

  • Club Name: Engineering Club

    Category:Career-Technical: Focus on Workforce

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Juan Rodriguez: (323)780-6831, Rodrigja2@elac.edu

    Meetings:Fridays 11:00am, E7-403

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Engineeringclub.elac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of this student club is to: 1. Act as the holding or umbrella club and provide a forum for the exchange of information to all professional Engineering societies or technology related activities available on campus. 2. To facilitate and coordinate the “sub clubs” of E-Club, and assure that all events, activities, and plan comply with each other “sub club”. 3. To create and maintain a web side of, bulletins. 4. To promote student involvement while catering to the needs of all the various sub-discipline of the engineering and technology majors. 5. To streamline the communication process between E-Club, E↦T department and ASU.

  • Club Name: Experience Theatre Club

    Category:Cultural-Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Kelley Hogan:(323)265-8941, Hogankm@elac.edu

    Meetings:Wednesdays 12:10pm - 1:10pm P2-205

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Hogankm@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the organization is to provide a support system for members to experience Professional Theatre together and discuss and compare their experiences. The goal is to develop critical thinking skills by attending professional theatre locally, nationally, and internationally. This will allow students to expand and deepen their understanding of this art form which celebrates multicultural and stylistic diversity, in order to prepare themselves for careers in this and other liberal and fine arts fields. The organization will foster a dedicated group of theater and non-theatre students in their pursuit of educational and artistic excellence.

  • Club Name: Family and Consumer Studies Club

    Category:Service-Social Activism: Focus on Community Awareness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Kelley Hogan:(323)265-8941, Hogankm@elac.edu

    Meetings:Wednesdays 12:10pm - 1:10pm P2-205

    Club Contact (Email/Website)FCSClubatelac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    It is the mission of the Family and Consumer Studies Club to provide its members social networking skills through leadership and professional opportunities within the helping professions of lifespan development. We advocate for and support children, adults, seniors and families in our diverse, dynamic communities. We do these things while focusing on being agents of change and by utilizing the global perspective.

  • Club Name: Game Club

    Category:Special Interest: Focus on Social Support

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Michael Nitzani: (323)265-8829, Nitzanm@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 3:00pm - 6:00pm, F5-211

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Facebook.com/ElacGameClub

    Mission Statement

    Games, an alternate frontier. This is the mission of the East Los Angeles Game Club, to explore strange, new online worlds. To foster analytical skills and encourage opportunities in game development career fields. Our continuing mission to boldly encourage players to go where no gamer has gone before.

  • Club Name: Gay Straight Alliance Club

    Category:Service- Social Activism: Focus on Community Awareness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Fernando Mejia:(323)415-5468, Mejiaf@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:15pm - 1:30pm F7-209

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacgaystraightalliance@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The Gay-Straight Alliance is an East Los Angeles College community of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+) and allies that is committed to hosting a safe environment with positive dialogue about prevalent LGBTQ+ issues and events. GSA pushes to empower students to become active agents capable of individual and communal achievements in the professional world.

  • Club Name: Health Information Technology

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Dorothy Hendrix: (323)265-8855, Hendridm@elac.edu

    Meetings:Saturdays 12:30pm - 2:00pm, G5-105

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Hitclub@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    1.To actively participate with the Health Information Technology Program to create and foster a pre-eminent professional and educational experience for all of the members. 2. To establish and sustain relationships with community partners, and leaders in the health information management professional to make valuable contributions through public service and other initiatives. 3. To strive towards excellence by continually challenging ourselves and our colleagues in creative and meaningful ways.

  • Club Name: Honors Student Club

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Nadine Bermudez: (323)265-8784, Bermudn@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:10pm - 1:30pm, E3-311

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elachonorsclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Honors Students’ Club is to provide its members with the tools to succeed in college, in community and in life. Our mission is to help students become part of the Honor’s Program and help them find opportunities to excel. Students will encourage and welcome others to learn and grow into academic scholars. Our members are mentors and reach out to not only our community, but to the world. The club is open to all.

  • Club Name: Huskie Garage

    Category:Career-Technical: Focus on Workforce

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Adrian Banuelos: (323)265-8726, Banuelam@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:00pm P1-106

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Huskiegarage@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The mission of “Huskie Garage” is to promote the advancement and recognition of students of the Auto Tech Program at ELAC; we as a club plan to do so through extra-curricular activities, developmental experimentation, automotive ingenuity and innovation, and will be competing in the Shell Eco Marathon in San Francisco in 2018. Competing in this competition will give club members the opportunity to put their skills and knowledge to use in a technical application. Club members will use critical thinking in; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) with an automotive application. Club members will learn and apply, and not limited to, techniques in aerodynamics, vehicle geometry, application of alternative energies, materials, and specialized tools. The auto tech club will be building an advanced fuel efficient vehicle for competition; while learning new techniques with industrial machines and tools, along with safe and effective work/shop practices, and project management. Huskie Garage member will promote the collaboration of STEM students and clubs, while preparing students for transfer to a 4 year university/college or directly into industry.

  • Club Name: International Student Advancement Program

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Jeremy Allred: (323)265-8802, Allredjp@elac.eduu

    Meetings:Fridays 12:30pm - 3:00pm, F5-110

    Club Contact (Email/Website)1410482163@qq.com

    Mission Statement

    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 live 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. In addition, we provide various extracurricular activities, such as volunteer opportunities and transfer workshops.

  • Club Name: International Student Innovation Lab

    Category:Career-Technical: Focus on Workforce

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Regis Smith- 323-465-8887, Smithr@elac.edu

    Meetings:Fridays 3:00 pm-5:00 pm F5-002

    Club Contact (Email/Website)ELACInnovationlab@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    International transfer students from community colleges, especially STEM major students are always in disadvantage after transferring to a four-year university. Although there are lots of research opportunities for community college students, most of the research opportunities requires a U.S. citizen or resident status, which means international students are not be eligible for most of them. The establishment of the Innovation Lab is to provide international students majoring in STEM opportunities of doing scientific research and enriching their knowledge in STEM field. Through the project, the students will learn how to work together, develop team work and problem solving skills. If necessary, students might need self-learning. Since most of the knowledge is not covered in class, students will learn to search and organize relevant information related to the projects

  • Club Name: John Delloro Social Justice Club

    Category:Service- Social Activism: Focus on Community Awareness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Raeanna Gleason- 323-780-5021, Gleasorl@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:10 pm-1:15 pm- G7-104

    Club Contact (Email/Website)http://www.facebook.com/dellorotransferprogram

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Delloro Social Justice Club is to promote social justice activism, bring awareness to social inequalities, and to serve East Los Angeles College through communal support. This organization provides an academic learning community for students with a drive for social activism. Even more so, the Delloro Social Justice Program in promoting student’s academic journey to obtaining an Associate’s Degree at East Los Angeles College and/or transferring to a four-year institution.

  • Club Name: Kinesiology Club

    Category:Health- Wellness: Focus on Mind and Body Fitness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Rick Gamboa- 323-265-8916, Blancoem@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:15pm - 1:00pm, C1-121

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elackinclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the organization is to promote a healthy lifestyle for all students on campus, encourage our members to obtain the highest grades possible, and to provide support for one another.

  • Club Name: Male Leadership Academy Club

    Category:Special Interest: Focus on Social Support

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Frank Lozano: (323)267-3707, Lozanof@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:00pm - 1:30pm, F5-212A

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Maleleadershipacademyclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of The Male Leadership Club (MLC) is to provide support to students by strengthening academic, personal, and character enrichment to create completion and transfer rates. We are committed to developing the whole student both inside and outside the classroom. MLC explores key concepts of personal leadership with a focus on helping a student impact the way we relate, communicate, and ultimately lead. MLC will focus on exploring expectations and assumptions associated with current and historically unrepresented leaders from minority backgrounds.

  • Club Name: Model United Nations Club

    Category:Cultural-Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Kenneth Chaiprasert: (323)265-8829, Chaiprkv@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:15pm - 1:45pm, F7-111

    Club Contact (Email/Website)https://twitter.com/ElacMUNhttps://www.facebook.com/ElacMun/m

    Mission Statement

    The East Los Angeles College branch of the Model United Nations seeks to promote the specific goals of East Los Angeles College: • To enable students to contribute to the richness of cultural diversity • to encourage leaders who will make positive contributions to an increasingly interdependent and multicultural world • to foster reasoned discussion of contemporary issues • to instill an eagerness to embrace the challenges of a more global future Participation in Model United Nations enriches students' international outlook, in giving them intense awareness of other countries and international issues, as well as experience in seeking feasible solutions through reasoned discussion. This work is especially important in today’s globalized world, granting our members the opportunity to craft and promote their specific solutions. Students' experience in engaging with these issues, with other students from all around the world, is an important step in helping to create and develop an international community, and to embrace the challenges of a more global future. This branch of the M.U.N also seeks to enhance the program in international studies at ELAC, by giving students an interdisciplinary opportunity to work in multiple fields at once, as well as an experiential, deliberative dimension beyond what can be simulated in the classroom.

  • Club Name: MUSE Club

    Category:Cultural-Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Anthony Lupica: (323)265-8894, Lupicaaj@elac.edu

    Meetings:Wednesdays 10:30am, S2 Quad

    Club Contact (Email/Website)WWW.facebook.com/elac.muse

    Mission Statement

    The mission of M.U.S.E. is to… 1. Provide a safe space for students at E.L.A.C. that are interested in learning about music and the musicians that create and interpret music. 2. Create a driven, working community environment that creates a bridge between the student body, faculty, and surrounding communities. 3. Assist students with acquiring tools and skills that they need to succeed in their overall college experience. 4. Build rapport and camaraderie among students in the E.L.A.C. Music Department. 5. Provide crucial support to the E.L.A.C. Music Department by assisting with the organization and execution of department events (concerts, recitals, etc.).

  • Club Name: Non Traditional Student Union

    Category:ASpecial Interest: Focus on Social Support

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Kirk Ken Mihara- 323-265-8812, Mihara@elac.edu

    Meetings:TBA

    Club Contact (Email/Website)NONE

    Mission Statement

    Our mission is to create a network of students and staff to create a space so that students over 25 years of age, night students, weekend students, parents, part-time students and full-time employee students have the opportunity to have access to more information. Therefore creating a better connection to student services (i.e. Transfer, Counseling, EOP&S, and Financial Aid amongst others) to aid the transition into a University or Cal State of choice. We will collaborate with other Universities and Colleges to create the convenience for students that have limited availability services. Providing essential Student Services that are provided for day students, therefore creating an equal base for all students. We will be responsible for solidarity representing all non-traditional night students throughout campus. This is in the effort to improve Latino education, and inspire and encourage Latinos into higher education. This organization will promote motivation and self-discipline for students of the non-traditional background to achieve their highest goals. As an organization we will continue to help others as we were all once helped, and look forward to a brighter future that once was a dream. But now, becomes a reality.

  • Club Name: Pathway to Law School Club

    Category:Academic- Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Kenneth Chaiprasert: (323)415-5466, Chaiprkv@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:10pm, F7-215

    Club Contact (Email/Website)https://www.elac.edu/pathwaytolawschool/

    Mission Statement

    The ELAC Pathway to Law School Club will have the following purposes: A: Demystify law school with visits to law school classes, moot court competitions, bar events and scholarly presentations. B: Provide students with tutoring referrals, a designated counselor and a mentor who is an attorney. C: Provide students with opportunities to do internships and service learning. D: Provide students with opportunities to network with law students, attorneys, and one another.

  • Club Name: Performance East

    Category:Cultural-Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Vanessa Mizzone Pellegrini: (323)265-5075, Mizzonv@elac.edu/ Jessica Hansen: Hansenjl@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:15 pm, P2-205

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Performanceeast.elac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of Performance East is to provide a support system and guidance for members who will attend and participate in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). The theater festival provides students with the opportunity to compete and perform at a national theater festival for scholarships, experience and jobs. It also allows students to gain exposure to other colleges’ theater programs and to network with students and faculty from other schools. The club will help members develop an appreciation for all aspects of theater and let the members showcase their talents. Performance East will foster a happy and healthy community of theater students in their pursuit of excellence.

  • Club Name: Phi Theta Kappa

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Wooi-Chin Ong: (323)780-6834, Ongwc@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:15 pm-1:15 pm E3-407

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Wufangze.vivi@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    That academic excellence among two-year college students may be nurtured; that opportunity may be provided for leadership training; that an intellectual climate may be promoted for an interchange of ideas and ideals; and that scholars may be imbued with desire for continuing education, we dedicate ourselves as fellows of Phi Theta Kappa. Among us membership is a privilege earned by qualifications, honor, and service. In the conduct of our activities, truth shall be our quest, diligence our staff, and achievement our purpose.

  • Club Name: Philosophy Club

    Category:Special Interest: Focus on Social Support

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Gerardo Villasenor, Ramon Posada- 323-415-4122, Villasg@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:10pm, F7-117

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacphilosophyclub201718@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    : 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.

  • Club Name: Priory of Biology and Chemistry

    Category:Service- Social Activism: Focus on Community Awareness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Ellen Harju, Kirk Olsen: (323)698-2794, Harjuer@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:30pm - 1:30pm, G5-210

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elac.pobc@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    We are a diverse body of ELAC's student and faculty who meets regardless of our major/career goals, though our focus is centered on the sciences. We call ourselves POBC (Priory of Biology and Chemistry Club) and offer a venue to interact with faculty and scientists. We hold social gatherings and weekly meetings usually composed scientific demonstrations and the participation of informal invited speakers. As an ACS affiliated chapter we do outreach activities in our very adverse community via chemistry and biology demonstrations and hands-on activities with local K-12 schools. We also give support to our college and chemistry department by hosting professional speakers and give our students the opportunity to network and learn through hands-on experiments. We maintain our club activities by various fundraising. Come visit us and learn more about our community and club.

  • Club Name: Psi Beta Honor Society

    Category:Academic- Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Cathy Cleveland: (323) 265-8741, Clevelcs@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:10pm - 1:30 pm

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Psibetaclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purposes of this organization are: A. To serve as a means of national recognition of the student’s early interest in and dedication to the field of psychology and related fields to attain scholastic achievement. B. To provide opportunities to become acquainted with and involved with the larger field of psychology, and its relationship to other areas of study. C. To provide a forum for developing one’s perspective about psychology and for building a sense of community and identity with others in the field, including fellow students, faculty, and professionals. D. To enhance leadership skills and encourage research. E. To provide greater opportunity for student/faculty interaction outside the classroom. F. To benefit the campus and community through programs and services.

  • Club Name: Psychology Club

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Randy Ludwig: (323)265-8955, Rludwig17@yahoo.com

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:15pm, F7-210

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Psychclubelac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    To provide students a greater awareness and understanding of the field of psychology, exploring its origins and applications to everyday life, in ways that challenge students to become better individuals and help them find ways to better understand, and contribute to, the world in which they live.

  • Club Name: Puente Club

    Category:Academic-Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Carlos Centeno: (323)680-6713

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:10pm - 1:10pm, E3-307

    Club Contact (Email/Website)www.facebook.com/ELAC.Puente/

    Mission Statement

    The East Los Angeles College Puente Club is an academic, counseling, and mentoring club that provides community college students of all backgrounds with the guidance and support to transfer and succeed at the university level. As an extension to the California Statewide Puente Project Program, which directly enrolls students in English and Personal Development coursework, the Puente Club unites students, be they traditional or non-traditional, in a safe collective where they will be connected to a wide variety of resources, engage in campus tours, and career-prep workshops.

  • Club Name: Respiratory Therapy Club

    Category:Career-Technical: Focus on Workforce

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Raul Avila: (323)265-8647, Avilara@elac.edu

    Meetings:Mondays 12:10 pm, G5-103

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Avilara@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    We seek to build partnership, volunteer, fundraising and educational opportunities related to respiratory health. We aspire to be advocates for patient care, clean air and the profession of respiratory therapy in the Los Angeles area. Our long-term goal is to promote the success of ELAC/SMC’s Respiratory Therapy Program.

  • Club Name: Society of Advancing Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

    Category:Academic- Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Ellen Harju: (323)780-6730, Harjuer@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:00pm - 1:00pm, F5-219

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Sacnas.elac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    -SACNAS is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists, from college students to professionals in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.

  • Club Name: Sociology Club

    Category:Service- Social Activism: Focus on Community Awareness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Irwing Jimenez: (323)238-8161, Ijimene@gmail.com

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:10pm, F7-215

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Sociologyclubelac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The Sociology Club of East Los Angeles College aims to achieve the following: to provide students with information about the field of Sociology, which includes its majors, careers, and opportunities; to promote leadership on/off campus as students and individuals; to collaborate with other clubs on campus, groups, organizations, individual entities and community at large; to analyze society and its functions; to discuss what is learned through our academics and apply it to our lives; and lastly, to share the breadth of our knowledge and resources with others whilst learning from them as well.

  • Club Name: South Gate Psychology Club

    Category:Health-Wellness: Focus on Mind Body and Fitness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Maria Mayoryk: (323)265-8926, Mayorymb@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:00pm, South Gate Room 113

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Sgpsychclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    To promote a greater awareness of the field of psychology, providing information about the different fields and areas of study. Through education and interaction, we will help to eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness. We provide students opportunities to become better individuals and contribute to the lives of others.

  • Club Name: Spanish Club

    Category:Cultural- Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Elva Hernandez: (323)265-8872, Hernanel@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:10 pm-1:30 pm Foreign Language Lab

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacspanishclubforall@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The club’s mission is to enrich the East Los Angeles College student community about the Spanish Language. The club wants the students to know where the language came from and how it was taken from one part of the world to the other. Both the native and non-native speakers are welcomed to ask and learn about what we do. Our main goal is to allow the students to explore the language and its culture.

  • Club Name: Statistics Club

    Category:Special Interest: Focus on Social Support

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Randy Ludwig: (323)780-6773, Rludwig17@yahoo.com

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:15pm - 1:30pm, F7-210

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elac2017statisticsclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    Statistics Club seeks to encourage and develop analytical thought by means of data collection, statistical analysis and evidence-based interpretation. The ultimate goals are to inspire and enhance effective decision making, and to develop effective problem solving techniques for individuals and groups.

  • Club Name: Student Nursing Association

    Category:Career-Technical: Focus on Workforce

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Jennifer Figueroa: (323)265-8650, Elac.sna@gmail.com

    Meetings:Fridays 3:30pm, G-9

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elac.sna@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The Purpose of the ELAC SNA Shall: A. Provide programs representatives of fundamental interests and concerns to nursing students. B. Aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional life, his/her responsibility for health care of people in all walks of life. C. Facilitate the progression of students through undergraduate nursing program by promoting communication between the students, faculty, and administration. D. Promote the importance of integrity in nursing students. E. Aid in the transition from student to professional by promoting nursing specialty organizations, which nursing students may join at reduced rate, and offering information on issues that directly affect the nursing students.

  • Club Name: Student Success Collective

    Category:Academic- Department: Focus on Transfer

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Elizabeth Ortega: (323)265-8829, Ortegae4@elac.edu

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:15pm, South Gate Room 113

    Club Contact (Email/Website)None

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of this club is to promote student success. The club’s main goal is to provide support for students who wish to transfer to a 4-year university. The club works to provide students with resources, such as speakers, informational sessions, and outside excursions. Some of the speakers include representatives from the Transfer Center, Career and Counseling Center, and the Writing Center. Some planned visits include trips to college campuses (UCLA, Cal states, Stanford, Berkley), and to museums. Most of the meetings will be centered on the professional and academic development of club members.

  • Club Name: Students Against Substance Abuse

    Category:Service- Social Activism: Focus on Community Awareness

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Lisa Vartanian: (323)265-8955, Vartanlm@elac.edu

    Meetings:Tuesdays 6:30pm, F7-224

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Elacsasaclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The Mission of S.A.S.A is to promote awareness of substance abuse and addiction issues, as well as campus and community related issues involving addiction disorders by endorsing personal growth, recovery, and treatment. We are a club within the Chemical Dependency Certification Program here at East Los Angeles College.

  • Club Name: Veterans Club

    Category:Special Interest: Focus on Social Support

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Jessica Peak- 323-780-6769, Peakj@elac.edu

    Meetings:Fridays 1:00pm, Veterans Resource Center

    Club Contact (Email/Website)Velac1776@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The mission of Veterans of East Los Angeles College is to establish a group of veteran and non-veteran ELAC students, to create camaraderie, and to build morale among fellow peers and their families. These goals will be achieved through hosting family friendly events and fundraising events building the VELAC budget to allow the success of our members educational and person well-being.

  • Club Name: Writers Society

    Category:Cultural-Arts: Focus on Cross Genre Experiences

    Advisor(s)/ Telephone/ Email:Obed Silva: (323)415-5323, Silvajo@gmail.com

    Meetings:Wednesday 7:00pm, E3-557

    Club Contact (Email/Website)submission@eastsiderose.org

    Mission Statement

    East Los Angeles College Society of Writers empowers students to give life to the stories they carry through writing fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama.