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2016 - 2017 Chartered Clubs Information

 

  • Club Name: Accounting Club

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m  F7-107

    Advisor(s): Isabel Yeung

    Club Contact: elacacctg2008@hotmail.com

    Mission Statement

    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: Architecture Club

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Room B2-112

    Advisor(s): James Kawahara

    Club Contact: Arcclubelac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

     The purpose of the Architecture Club is to be able to show students part of the professional Architectural world and give them the opportunity to explore different areas within the field.

  • Club Name: Administration of Justice Club (AJ)

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:10 p.m. 1:00 p.m Room C2-124C

    Advisor(s): Wayne Posner; Janis Cavanaugh; Mel Stevenson

    Contact: Alfredo_diaz32@yahoo.com

    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: Association of Future Fire Fighters

    Meetings: Wednesdays C2-124 C 2:00 pm

    Advisor(s):Jason Hosea

    Contact: 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: AssociationforPre-Health Professionals

    Meetings: Wednesdays 12:00 p.m. to 1:00p.m. Room F5-211

    Advisor(s): Alan Khuu-None;

    Club Contact: Elac.prehealthprofessionals@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of this organization is to inform and educate students about the different aspects of furthering education and career choices in the medical field and health care-related occupations.

    As a student organization of the ELAC community, The Association for Pre- Health Professionals is to provide informative, educational activities and events for its members and the ELAC community and to assist students in developing skills and leadership abilities to further guide them through Internships, volunteer opportunities, admission to professional schools.

  • Club Name: Business Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Room F7-210

    Advisor(s): Laura E. Ramirez 

    Club Contact: Elacbusinessclub1@gmail.com

    Mission Statement:

    The purpose of the organization is to provide members with the assets that will be helpful as business professionals in the future. This organization will nurture any ideas that the members feel passionate about while at the same time help develop that passion through student-centered services and networking environments.

  • Club Name: CAOT Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Room E7-416

    Advisor(s): David K. Song 

    Club Contact: Mahrenam@elac.edu

    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: Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m Room F5-219

    Advisor(s): Ellen Harju

    Contact: Elac.ccm.club@gmail.com 

    Mission Statement

    Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM) is a Pre Health student run organization at East Los Angeles Collage (ELAC) designed to support community college students in there pursuits of careers in health care. Our aim is to make careers in medicine accessible to underrepresented minorities in hope that underserved populations may benefit from these future Dentist Doctors and Nurses. The goals of CCM have not deviated since our organization was first founded in the 1960’s at East Los Angeles College. Today, our organization has grown with chapters at UCLA, UCI, UCR, CSUN, CSULA and Riverside Community College. We hope to inspire future leaders in medicine as well as to serve our communities by helping provide medicine to those that need it the most.

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

    Meetings: Fridays 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Room K5-108

    Advisor(s): Robert Liu

    Contact: cssaelac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    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.

  • Club Name: Christians on Campus (C.O.C)

    Meetings: Wednesday/Thursday 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Room G8-113

    Advisor(s): Leonardo Medina

    Contact: Christiang186@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    To help students realize and participate in the eternal purpose of God as revealed in the Bible. To explore the deeper meaning of the Bible, especially how it applies to us in our daily living. To introduce the Lord Jesus Christ, as a real and living person who can be experienced and enjoyed, to members of the ELA community (students, faculty, staff, and families). To serve the ELA community by providing practical and spiritual support which cannot be experienced in a typical academic setting. We emphasize longitudinal experience of the Christian life, spanning not just the student years but professional, family, and even retirement years. This is carried out by the following ways: Providing free Christian literature, Large Bible studies on campus or off campus, Personal small group Bible studies on campus or off campus, Home meeting with alumni and supporting community members where the students can experience the care in the Body of Christ and observe people of all ages who are living out the Christian faith

  • Club Name: Communications Club

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:10 p.m. Room E3-568A

    Advisor(s): Kashif Powell

    Contact: Powellkjz@elac.edu> /

    Mission Statement

    Purpose of Organization, Section1. Purpose of our Organization is to inform students that have an interest in Communication Studies about the various factors that fall under communication studies umbrella, such as Interpersonal Communications Mass Communications body Language, and other Communication- related areas. There will also be workshops held to prepare students for Transfer to Universities and scholarship applications. Overall, we want to heighten the students awareness of how to use verbal and nonverbal communication skills in there daily enviroments.

  • Club Name: Delloro Social Justice Club

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:10 p.m. to 1:35 p.m. Room E3-325

    Advisor(s): Raeanna Gleason

    Contact: Facebook:The-john-delloro-Transfer-Program

    Mission Statement

    In the East Los Angeles community we have low levels of academic success due to obstacles. The John Delloro Club is made up of these ELAC students who find themselves in a new college environment. We branch out to high school students and help them to make the decision to study at a two year institution and help them on their journey to a four year university. The purpose of the John Delloro Club is to provide students with the opportunity to take initiative in creating social change in their community. This program grants incoming college students a pathway to success as well as a supportive community that allows them to grow freely as students, individuals, and part of a community.

  • Club Name: East Los Angeles Math Club

    Meetings: Fridays Mesa Center 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Room E7-210

    Advisor(s): Su Song

    Contact: Elacmathclub16@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

     The East Los Angeles College Math Club has many goals. The first is to better enhance the mathematical skills of each individual in the club. To become better proficient in understanding concepts and problem solving skills that are essential for the real world. We want to influence students to focus more on their education by dedicating that extra hour into their studies. The math club will provide tutoring for all students that attend. It hopes to inspire students by guest speakers of their successful stories and how mathematics played a factor. The club will build team cooperation and create bonds with students who can feel they will have a sense of belonging. The club aims to help and support not only the school's students but the community as well. Volunteering at local schools is on the agenda for the club which is a means of giving back to the community. We want to help the youth understand that there is a better life with education, to show them that there is people whom want them to succeed. The club wants to multiply the love for Math rather than seeing it as a boring subject. The club also aspires to better prepare students for transfer both mentally and financially through support and having scholarship workshops. We hope it ot be a wonderful learning experience for all its members and contributors.

  • Club Name: Economic Student Association

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Room F7-207

    Advisor(s): Aida Z. Caballes

    Contact: Rafael.a.rauda@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Economic Student Association is to 1) provide scholarship information to ESA members, 2) assist ESA members with the application processes of scholarship programs, 3) provide tutoring services to East Los Angeles Students, 4) participate in extracurricular activities that will promote the economic education and development of ESA members and fellow ELAC students and 5) contribute to the community and ASU.

  • Club Name: ESL Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:10 p.m. Room E3-357

    Advisor(s): Khetam Dahi

    Contact: elaceslclub@gmail.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 Geology Club

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:30 p.m. Room A2-104

    Advisor(s): Randall J. Adsit

    Contact: elac.geo.club@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The ELAC Geology Club’s mission is to educate others about the earth, its geological processes, and the importance of those processes. We are dedicated to a hands-on experience of the outside world where these geological processes take place. Through field trips, we can observe, learn, and handle the products of the natural world that makes up our everyday materials. The club supports physical and mental fitness, both of which are needed in the outdoors for a hands-on field experience. Leading those involved in our club to develop basic first aid and survival skills needed for the outdoors. We have a strong environmental stand that supports recycling, sustainability, and preservation of our natural land resources. The club supports clean-ups and volunteering opportunities in the community that is involved in supporting the environment. We hope to bring awareness about these topics on campus by fundraising, recruiting members, and holding guest speakers and seminar functions. As a STEM club on the ELAC Campus, we are dedicated to strong academics, to expand knowledge, and to become more intimately understanding of the planet we live on in order to learn how to use its valuable resources in an educated and sustainable manner.

  • Club Name: ELAC Japanese Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room F5-211

    Advisor(s): Hiroko Furuyama Chao

    Contact: elacjapaneseclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The ELAC Japanese Club’s mission is to raise awareness of the language and culture of Japan on campus. We will try to achieve this by engaging in activities relating to Japan, both inside and outside of campus. We will also help students strengthen their grasp of the Japanese language, or get them interested on taking a course in campus.

  • Club Name: ELAC Psychology Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room F7-226

    Advisor(s): Randy Ludwig

    Contact: Rludwig17@yahoo.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: ELAC Speech Team/Forensics Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room E3-568A

    Advisor(s): Dr. David Hale

    Contact: HaleDR@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The mission for the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Speech Team is to compete in forensics. The ELAC Speech Team will widen our members' literary horizons through competitive acting events such as Dramatic, Poetry, Prose, and many more interpretations, This in tum gives the student experience in Public Speaking, a chance to network with students and/or professors from other schools, teaching our teammates about the requirements needed to transfer, encouraging members to transfer in 2 to 3 years, and instill a drive of excellence.

  • Club Name: ELAC Students for Political Awareness

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room F7-217

    Advisor(s): Natalina Monteiro

    Contact: Monteint@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

    Meetings: Fridays 11:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. Room E7-403

    Advisor(s): Brian Vazquez

    Contact: Engineeringclub.elac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of this student club is to:

    Act as the holding or umbrella club and provide forum for the exchange of information to all professionals on campus.
    To facilitate and coordinate the “sub clubs” of E-Club, and assure that all events ,activities, and plan comply with each other” Sub Club”
    To create and maintain a web of bulletins.
    To promote student involvement while catering to the needs of all various sub-discipline of the engineering and technology majors.
    To streamline the communication process between E-Club, E&T department and ASU

  • Club Name: English Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:20 p.m. Writing Center

    Advisor(s): Dolores Carlos

    Contact: elacenglishclub45@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The ELAC English Club is here to engage students with a passion for English literature and encourages students to be culturally involved with the community. Students and faculty members will be engaged in social, academic, and creative events that enhance their curiosity in the study field of English Literature. With a creative environment, students will benefit in their admiration of English.

  • Club Name: Health Information Technology

    Meetings: Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. G1 301 AB

    Advisor(s): Dorothy Hendricks

    Contact: Chowsx5203@student.laccd.edu

    Mission Statement

    To actively participate with the Health Information Technology Program to create and foster a preeminent professional and educational experience for all of the members. 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. To strive towards excellence by continually challenging ourselves and our colleagues in creative and meaning ways.

  • Club Name: History Circle

    Meetings: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Room F7-219

    Advisor(s): Carlos Ramirez

    Contact: Ramireca@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of The History Circle 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 will provide social gatherings and community outreach, where members of the club will select the topics, and all other club functions. The History Circle will function under the direction and auspices of the East Los Angeles College Social Science Department. 

  • Club Name: Honors Club

    Meetings: Mondays 12:15 p.m. Room Honors Center

    Advisor(s): Nadine Bermudez

    Contact: Bermudn@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Honors Students’ Club is to pursue academic excellence for all students, establish an environment of intellectual curiosity, and create unity within our community. With the aim of establishing a support system to help all students to succeed in academia. The HSC will focus on encouraging all students at ELAC to pursue academic excellence while helping them reach out to our community and help others.

  • Club Name: Homeboy Scholars

    Meetings: Tuesdays 6:00 p.m.

    Advisor(s): Christina Rodriguez

    Contact: HomeboyScholars@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    Our mission is to increase formerly incarcerated community college students in higher education, promote guidance to evening students to reap rewards of getting a full college enlightenment and seeks to break the taint of incarceration by creating a prison-to-school pipeline. Homeboy Scholars’ ultimate vision is to provide opportunities and resources to students to become prosperous in their educational endeavours.

  • Club Name: Husky Garage

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:00 p.m. Room P1-106

    Advisor(s): Adrian Banuelos

    Contact: 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 Detroit in 2016. 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 members 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 (ISAP)

    Meetings: Fridays 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Room F5-209

    Advisor(s): Jeremy Allred

    Contact: Allredjp@elac.edu

    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 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.

  • Club Name: International Student Club

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room F7-211

    Advisor(s): Wooi-Chin Ong

    Contact: Iscelac16@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the International Students Club organization is to provide its members with an enriching, warm and welcoming environment. With the aim of creating ample opportunities for students to adapt to a culturally diverse environment, the club is open to all. Alongside this, we instill in students a sense of belonging to our community and thus strike to seek to provide members with the chance to reach out to get involved in community service.

  • Club Name: Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

    Meetings: Tuesdays 2:00 p.m. Room S2 Courtyard

    Advisor(s): Sharon Allerson

    Contact: Intervarsity.elac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship ELAC is to establish a witnessing community of students at East Los Angeles College we are being transformed through spiritual, academic, and life-skills development so that they can renew the campus and change the world.

  • Club Name: Kinesiology Club

    Meetings: Mondays 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room C1-121

    Advisor(s): Rick Gamboa

    Contact: Elackinclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Kinesiology Club is to provide support, resources, and information about the Kinesiology field. We want to improve the lives of our fellow students and community by introducing them to health and wellness opportunities and choices. Also, we want to provide resources for Kinesiology Majors to learn more about the professions and field of Kinesiology. We as well want to welcome students and the community to our events to help them connect to the Kinesiology field and have fun.

  • Club Name: Mexa de ELAC

    Meetings: Mondays 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room F5-211

    Advisor(s): Beatriz Tapia

    Contact: Facebook.com MexadeELAC

    Mission Statement

    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 communities at large, and all oppressed peoples. 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.

  • Club Name: Model United Nations Club

    Meetings: Tuesday 12:15 p.m. Room F7-111

    Advisor(s): Kenneth Chairasert

    Contact: Ericdeloza_35@yahoo.com

    Mission Statement

    The MUN club engages in an authentic simulation of the United Nations system by learning about the UN system, the skills of debate, compromise, conflict resolution and negotiation. MUN team members have fun learning about the workings of world diplomacy through the lens of current events.

  • Club Name: Motivated Parents on the Go

    Meetings: Fridays 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Room F5-209

    Advisor(s): Kirk-Ken G.

    Contact: mpgclubofelac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    We the Motivated Parents on the Go of East Los Angeles College hereby present an accurate declination of the MPG board qualifications and subdivisions of power. This organization is designed to help parents in college to further their education, maintain their goals, gain the necessary support to do so and raise their families while accomplishing those goals. It is the hope of the MPG club for all its members to succeed and thereby set an outstanding example for their children.

  • Club Name: MUSE-Music Unting Students at ELAC

    Meetings: Thursdays 1:45 p.m. Room S2-117 

    Advisor(s): Anthony Lupica

    Contact: Elacmuseclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the M.U.S.E (Music Uniting Students at ELAC) club is to support and encourage all music students at ELAC by providing them opportunities to develop their professional skills, and become informed on way to successfully progress to the next stage of their academic and/or professional career. The M.U.S.E club aims to build music students’ skills and confidence in professional and ensemble settings by allowing students to work together to engage the student and local communities with creative and enjoyable events, to raise awareness of the quality of musicianship and artistry taking place at ELAC’s Music Department.

  • Club Name: NAMI on campus

    Meetings: Fridays 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room F7-224

    Advisor(s): Nouha H. Hallak

    Contact: http://www.facebook.com/elacnamioncampus

    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:

    1. Educate and increase awareness, of mental health issues to students, faculty, and administration
    2. Provide knowledge and skills for living successfully with mental health issues.
    3. 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
    4. 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: Performance East

    Meetings: Fridays 12:30 p.m. Room P2-205

    Advisor(s):

    Natalie Wong

    Contact: 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 and experience. 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: Physics and Astronomy

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. B1-105

    Advisor(s):Viken Kiledjian

    Contact: Elacphysicsastronomy@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    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 event, 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. We will also be learning about internships available for students to participate in. Students will have better knowledge and appreciation of our universe.

  • Club Name: Puente Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room E3-408

    Advisor(s):Carlos Centeno

    Contact: Puenteelac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    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.

  • Club Name: Respitory Therapy Club

    Meetings: Mondays 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Room G7-106

    Advisor(s): Raul A. Avila 

    Contact: RTprogram@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the ELAC Respiratory Therapy Club is to promote public awareness of the respiratory care profession and cardiopulmonary health, 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.

  • Club Name: Society of Advancing Chicanos (SACNAS)

    Meetings:Tuesday 12:00 p.m. Room Mesa Center

    Advisor(s): Ellen Harju

    Contact: sacnas.elac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The SACNAS Student Chapter at East Los Angeles College is a science based student society available to all individuals who have a passion for science, providing for the community by educating others about the diversity of the sciences, and making new friends. As a scientific organization, we would also provide guidance to individuals majoring in science. We are a chapter of the Society for Advancing Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, and just like them, our main goal is to educate our community and encourage minorities to take part by enhancing all the science fields with cultural diversity.

  • Club Name: Side by Side

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Room F7-120

    Advisor(s):Linda Wilbur

    Contact: Elac.sbsclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The vision of Side-by- Side Club is to establish a peer mentoring socialization and educational program connecting students from the ELAC Child Development Program and CATS students with identified cognitive delays enrolled in the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Center for Advanced Transition Skills held here on this campus. ELAC serves a diverse community and create resources to for all its members to experience “college” life and be involved in extracurricular activities so that all individuals with or without identified disabilities can be developed to their full educational and individual potential. Side-by- Side provides social, art and science experiences as well as technical education for both mentors and mentees. The program provides support for prospective teachers to further enhance their skills sets working with a diverse population. All members benefit from lifelong learning and socialization as they strive to identify and promote student success for everyone.

  • Club Name: Sociology Club

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:10 p.m. to 1:35 p.m. Room F7-215

    Advisor(s):Laquita Jones

    Contact: 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, and individual entities; 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

    Meetings: Mondays 2:00 Room SG 106

    Advisor(s):Maria Mayork

    Contact: 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

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:00 p.m. Room E3-153

    Advisor(s): Elva Hernandez

    Contact: Rodri14j@yahoo.com

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Spanish Club at ELAC is to assist students in achieving proficiency in the Spanish language and to lead them to an understanding and appreciation of the wide range of Latin American cultures and to assist its community. Our goal is to advance our culture and civilization, literature, and our studies, through our life experiences we have learned that learning and knowing other languages opens doors to communicating, sharing, and getting to know millions of other people in the world. Embracing our culture we enrich our selves and help us become better global citizens. Our club seeks to bridge the gaps between countries, melts away borders, and through this we can make a difference. The Spanish Club is an environment outside of the classroom where those who have a passion for Spanish-speaking culture can get together, participate in activities and meet other like-minded ELAC students. Additionally, the club honors the importance of helping the community by participating in community service projects. This club is student-led, providing students with the chance to develop their leadership skills and make a difference in their community

  • Club Name: Statistics Club

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:15 a.m. F7-226

    Advisor(s): Randy Ludwig

    Contact: Jduarte0912@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: Students Against Substance Abuse

    Meetings: Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Room F7-316

    Advisor(s):Lisa Vartanian

    Contact: Elacsasaclub@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    To promote awareness of substance abuse and addiction on campus and within our community. As future Chemical Dependency counselors we inspire personal growth, encourage recovery and support treatment.

  • Club Name: Student Success Collective

    Meetings: Tuesday 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Room South Gate

    Advisor(s): Elizabeth Ortega

    Contact: Ortegae4@elac.edu

    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 for 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), and to museums. Most of the meetings will be centered around the professional and academic development of club members.

  • Club Name: Study Abroad Club

    Meetings: Thursday 12:10 p.m. Room E3-355

    Advisor(s): Diane Mannone

    Contact: Mannondr@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The mission of The Study Abroad Club is to enrich the education of college students by providing the opportunity to travel internationally at an affordable cost. The ambition to positively impact the education of students surpasses the bounds of the class agenda and rather the club seeks to structure a different and unique educational experience by providing the opportunity to learn about the cultures within international travel and essentially develop a healthy perspective of different regions of the world. The focus of administering a positive learning experience through international travel is dependent on the support of its members, which leads the club to extend the opportunity of international travel to school faculty to ensure that the best learning experience is provided by teachers who could demonstrate the lessons of the class by matching and explaining the subject in real world environments.

  • Club Name: Veterans of East Los Angeles Club (VELAC)

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Room D7

    Advisor(s): Jessica Peak

    Contact: Clubvelacc@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    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 comradeship 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.

  • Club Name: Vision Club

    Meetings: Fridays 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Room F7-220

    Advisor(s): Randy Ludwig

    Contact: Rludwig17@yahoo.com

    Mission Statement

    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.

  • Club Name: Adelante & Adelante with your Dreams

    Meetings: Every other Thursdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room E7-403

    Advisor(s): Vanessa Ochoa

    Contact: Adelantewyd@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    Adelante With Your Dreams (AWYD) is a student organization at East Los Angeles College committed to providing support and advocating for first generation college students but not excluding any other students with a goal of transferring to a four year institution or completing an Associate’s Degree. AWYD will be providing useful information and resources for our members. AWYD’s goals is to provide a prosperous setting for self-empowerment, successfulness, and enhancement of networking skills. AWYD and its members will highly encourage our members/students to develop leadership skills that can be and will be utilized to help the self, the community and as well as to gain self-esteem and self-motivation to help their peers, fellow schoolmates, and various community members. Our mission is to encourage our students to succeed in their studies and to advocate for their rights whether the student is undocumented or a citizen. Gaining and/or enhancing these skills will allow the club members to help his or herself and his or her fellow classmate, schoolmate, and community members.

  • Club Name: American Sign Language& American Sign Language Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Room E3-255

    Advisor(s): Tomas Garcia

    Contact: Gladyslizzette01@yahoo.com

    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. Additonally, 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: Art and Animation Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. E7-204

    Advisor(s): Mike Libonati

    Contact: elacartandanimationclub@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, sculture, 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 topicas, 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: Asian American Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:10 p.m. Room F7-211

    Advisor(s):David k. Song

    Contact: Songdk@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Asian American Club is create a space for students to gather for social activities, excursions, community work, and the raising of awareness on any issues related to Asian American communities and Asian American Studies. Asian American Club also seeks to develop leadership in its membership, foster cross-cultural dialogue and equity on campus, and welcomes all students to get involved.

  • Club Name: Blessing Christian Club

    Meetings: Mondays

    Advisor(s):Adrianna Jackson

    Contact: Elacblessing@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    Blessing Christian Club is a student organization that serves ELAC students through providing services, activities social networking and spiritual resource. It is our promise to develop a caring community of students who are transformed by Jesus Christ. We seek to welcome students from all nations, invite them to consider Christ. For those who choose to follow Christ we help them to grow in faith, encourage to passionately live life in a manner consistent with belief in the God of the Bible and inspire commitment to advance the purposes of God in the world. We are blessed to be a blessing.

     

  • Club Name: East Los Angeles College Pathway to Law School Club

    Meetings: Thursdays 12:10 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room F7-215

    Advisor(s): Christine Rodriguez

    Contact: Lawpathway@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

     The mission of the ELAC Law Pathway Club is to give students access to information about law school, the legal profession and the many careers that may be obtained with a law degree. Students will be exposed to lawyers, judges and others who have law degrees and are working in institutions using their legal knowledge. The ELAC Law Pathway Club is associated with the ELAC Pathway to Law School Transfer Program. The Pathway to Law School Transfer Program is a partner of the California State Bar's "Community College Pathway to Law School Initiative." The mission of the State Bar and the ELAC Pathway to Law School Transfer Program is to increase the numbers of attorneys in California who are from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.

  • Club Name: ELAC Dream Weavers

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. E1-216

    Advisor(s): Amber Luna

    Contact: Lunaa3@elac.edu

    Mission Statement

    The ELAC 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 Film Club

    Meetings: Wednesdays/Thursdays 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Room F5-211

    Advisor(s): James Buglewicz

    Contact: Elacafg@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of our club is to have a space for members to showcase film/cinema projects. These projects will range differently in length, tone and content in order to accommodate for a myriad of themes. We will also like to showcase cinema that has not been seen by the masses to give a different perspective on the overall idea of cinema and film.

    This environment will provide and outlet for artistic endeavors. We believe such a club will also help develop experience and skills in film production, teach us how to use resources responsibly and effectively, and give us insights into team organization and partnership

  • Club Name: ELAC Film Society

    Meetings: Mondays

    Advisor(s): Gerardo Villasenor

    Contact: Elacfilm@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

  • Club Name: ELAC Global Trade and Logistics Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays 12:45 p.m. Room E7-404

    Advisor(s): Mark Swicegood

    Contact: www.elaclogistics.com

    Mission Statement

    The East Los Angeles College Global Trade and Logistics Club provides the opportunity for an extraordinary career path in Global Trade and Logistics for incoming, present, and future members seeking a prosperous future with a globalized network of colleagues.

  • Club Name: French Club of ELAC

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:00 p.m. Location: E3-153

    Advisor(s):Lynn Vogel-Zuiderweg

    Contact: Natasanchez562@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose fo 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 France, amongst interested members

     

  • Club Name: Phi Theta Kappa

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. E3-411

    Advisor(s):Wooi Ong

    Contact: Taylormkim20@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

  • Club Name: Philosohy Club

    Meetings:Tuesdays 12:10 p.m. F7-117

    Advisor(s):Ramon Posada

    Contact: Posadarj@elac.edu

    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: Rhythm Club

    Meetings:Tuesdays 6:50 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. S2-121

    Advisor(s):Jesus Martinez

    Contact: Jose.Velasco54@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    Rhythm club represents the music ensembles here at East Los Angeles College. Each ensemble here promotes the college by performing at events around the community as well as out of state. The purpose of the Rhythm Club is to fundraise for our ensemble so that we can be able to purchase equipment and be able to go to events so that we may continue to represent and promote not only the Music Department and our schools student body, but also the spirit of East Los Angeles College.

  • Club Name: South Gate Student Equity Task Force

    Meetings:Thursdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. South Gate 114

    Advisor(s):Ruben Mendoza

    Contact: Sgstudentequitytaskforce@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The South Gate Student Equity Task Force Club is committed to bringing change to the ELAC South Gate campus and the surrounding community. Members are dedicated to bringing awareness in social justice issues, helping fellow students, and helping the community. Among our members are many fellow ELAC students who are looking to make a difference in the South Gate Campus and the community.

  • Club Name: Students for Equal Rights (SER)

    Meetings:Wednesdays 12:10 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. F5-219

    Advisor(s):Armida o. Ornelas

    Contact: elacstudents.ser@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

     

  • Club Name: Technology Club

    Meetings:Wednesdays and Thursdays 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Room E7-302

    Advisor(s):Randy Hoggan

    Contact: techclub.elac@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The primary mission of Technology Club is to share common interest among tinkers, makers, engineers, and doers to collaborate new ideas or projects. We provide projects, tools, and workshops for our members to create and share skills and experience for personal, educational, or work related goals. We welcome anyone who is willing to learn and or share skills among our group.

  • Club Name: USGBC

    Meetings: Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. Room F7-119

    Advisor(s):Patricia Combes-Brighton

    Contact: ELACUSGBC@gmail.com

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the club is to expose students to sustainable design practices, to advocate for green-building policies, and to build networks of allies where it matters most — in the local community. This student-led organization provides members with opportunities to build character and develop leadership skills. Chapters provide individuals with opportunities at the local and regional levels for active involvement and leadership, while also offering learning, networking and other professional development activities.

  • Club Name: Game Club

    Meetings:Monday, 12:10-1:20, K7-109

    Advisor(s):

    Contact:

    Mission Statement

    To develop and foster a community at ELAC. Through video, card, and board games students will interact socially in a close environment. As well as develop cooperation, problem solving and critical thinking skills. The Game Club is open to any and all students at ELAC and the surrounding community.