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

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

Posted: Nov 18, 2021 3:23 PM

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

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

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

Posted: Nov 15, 2021 2:36 PM

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

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

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

Posted: Nov 4, 2021 2:32 PM

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

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ELAC Men’s Basketball #1 in CCCMBCA Preseason Rankings

ELAC Men’s Basketball #1 in CCCMBCA Preseason Rankings

Posted: Oct 27, 2021 10:08 AM

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

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CA Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo Hosts Job Fair at ELAC

CA Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo Hosts Job Fair at ELAC

Posted: Oct 26, 2021 10:02 AM

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

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Husky Highlight: Addiction Studies

Husky Highlight: Addiction Studies

Posted: Oct 21, 2021 2:34 PM

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

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

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

Posted: Oct 20, 2021 9:40 AM

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

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Hispanic Heritage Month Heroes

Hispanic Heritage Month Heroes

Posted: Oct 4, 2021 12:59 PM

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

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

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

Posted: Sep 29, 2021 8:55 AM

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

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ELAC Foundation Fall Scholarships

ELAC Foundation Fall Scholarships

Posted: Sep 21, 2021 2:29 PM

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

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

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

Posted: Sep 20, 2021 10:45 AM

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

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

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

Posted: Sep 14, 2021 12:32 PM

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

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ELAC and Los Angeles Unified Local District East to Announce Development of G.O. College Bridge

ELAC and Los Angeles Unified Local District East to Announce Development of G.O. College Bridge

Posted: Sep 2, 2021 3:30 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) President Alberto J. Román, Los Angeles Community College District...

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15,840 Hand Sanitizers Donated to East Los Angeles College

15,840 Hand Sanitizers Donated to East Los Angeles College

Posted: Aug 6, 2021 1:08 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA-East Los Angeles College received a historic donation of 15840 hand sanitizers valuing at over $300,000...

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Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán Visits ELAC South Gate Campus

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán Visits ELAC South Gate Campus

Posted: Aug 6, 2021 10:45 AM

SOUTH GATE, CA – California Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán, visited ELAC’s South Gate campus August 5, 2021 to meet with LACCD Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez, ELAC President Alberto J. Roman...

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50 Calls Challenge, Together We Win: ELAC’s Enrollment Grassroots Efforts

50 Calls Challenge, Together We Win: ELAC’s Enrollment Grassroots Efforts

Posted: Jul 26, 2021 1:12 PM

As East Los Angeles College (ELAC) prepares for the upcoming Fall 2021 semester, there are multiple grassroots marketing campaigns that our faculty, staff, and administrators can take part in...

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Philanthropist, Civic Leader, and East Los Angeles College Alumnus Dr. Richard Zapanta Legacy Remembered

Philanthropist, Civic Leader, and East Los Angeles College Alumnus Dr. Richard Zapanta Legacy Remembered

Posted: Jun 28, 2021 9:45 AM

East Los Angeles community pays tribute to the philanthropist, civic leader, and East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Alumnus Dr. Richard Zapanta...

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EQUITY MATTERS: Envisioning and Building a Culture of Justice Together

EQUITY MATTERS: Envisioning and Building a Culture of Justice Together

Posted: Jun 16, 2021 11:57 AM

Read the introductory Equity Matters newsletter to learn how ELAC is building a campus culture that emphasizes education as a space rooted in empathy, allyship, solidarity, and empowerment.

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Appreciation of Recently Tenured Faculty

Appreciation of Recently Tenured Faculty

Posted: Jun 7, 2021 9:04 AM

It is with immense pride that East Los Angeles College recognizes its recently tenured faculty.  In 2020 and 2021, tenure status was conferred to...

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ELAC Student Elected as 2021 LACCD Student Trustee

ELAC Student Elected as 2021 LACCD Student Trustee

Posted: Jun 3, 2021 2:43 PM

MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) student Coraima Martinez was sworn into office as the 2021 Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)...

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Three ELAC Students Selected as Recipients of Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Three ELAC Students Selected as Recipients of Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Posted: May 12, 2021 12:06 PM

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

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ELAC Professional Development Committee Recognizes Key Employees

ELAC Professional Development Committee Recognizes Key Employees

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:49 AM

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

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California Governor Announces Appointment of ELAC Professor

California Governor Announces Appointment of ELAC Professor

Posted: May 5, 2021 11:16 AM

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

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ELAC Business Student Selected for National CUPID Program

ELAC Business Student Selected for National CUPID Program

Posted: May 3, 2021 3:38 PM

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

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ELAC To Take Part in Statewide CCC Black Student Success Week

ELAC To Take Part in Statewide CCC Black Student Success Week

Posted: Apr 21, 2021 2:53 PM

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

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 ELAC Serves as Host Site for COVID Vaccinations

ELAC Serves as Host Site for COVID Vaccinations

Posted: Apr 20, 2021 8:44 AM

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

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ELAC President Joins CCCAA Board

ELAC President Joins CCCAA Board

Posted: Apr 7, 2021 10:23 AM

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

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ELAC Architecture Professor Featured in LA Times for Unique Housing Solution

ELAC Architecture Professor Featured in LA Times for Unique Housing Solution

Posted: Mar 30, 2021 2:46 PM

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

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ELAC Shows Solidarity with AAPI Community

ELAC Shows Solidarity with AAPI Community

Posted: Mar 26, 2021 10:01 AM

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

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Program Viability Review: Respiratory Therapy Program

Program Viability Review: Respiratory Therapy Program

Posted: Mar 8, 2021 8:21 AM

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

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ELAC Foundation Donates 50 Verizon Jetpacks to ELAC Students

ELAC Foundation Donates 50 Verizon Jetpacks to ELAC Students

Posted: Feb 19, 2021 2:46 PM

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

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

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

Posted: Feb 19, 2021 10:57 AM

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

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ELAC Pathway to Law School Program Students Excel

ELAC Pathway to Law School Program Students Excel

Posted: Feb 17, 2021 10:19 AM

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

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

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

Posted: Feb 10, 2021 4:35 PM

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

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ELAC WiFi Parking Lot Now Open

ELAC WiFi Parking Lot Now Open

Posted: Feb 9, 2021 8:38 AM

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

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

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

Posted: Jan 29, 2021 8:11 AM

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

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ELAC Foundation Small Business Incubator Graduate Celebrates Success

ELAC Foundation Small Business Incubator Graduate Celebrates Success

Posted: Jan 7, 2021 2:03 PM

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

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ELAC and Mexican Consulate Office Offer Free Child Care Course

ELAC and Mexican Consulate Office Offer Free Child Care Course

Posted: Jan 6, 2021 10:29 AM

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

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ELAC Awarded as 2020 Champion of Higher Education

ELAC Awarded as 2020 Champion of Higher Education

Posted: Nov 16, 2020 8:21 AM

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

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ELAC Architecture Students & Professor to be Featured in Exhibit

ELAC Architecture Students & Professor to be Featured in Exhibit

Posted: Nov 2, 2020 9:58 AM

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

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LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis Helps ELAC Students Get Connected

LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis Helps ELAC Students Get Connected

Posted: Oct 19, 2020 2:50 PM

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

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

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

Posted: Sep 1, 2020 9:07 AM

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

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

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

Posted: Aug 25, 2020 1:09 PM

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Covid 19 Updates

Covid 19 Updates

Posted: Aug 17, 2020 3:43 PM

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

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Housing for ELAC Students Experiencing Homelessness

Housing for ELAC Students Experiencing Homelessness

Posted: Aug 10, 2020 2:47 PM

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

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ELAC Health Care Hero, Andy Ta on ABC7

ELAC Health Care Hero, Andy Ta on ABC7

Posted: Aug 6, 2020 5:08 PM

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

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ELAC FOCIS Students Drive Up Graduation

ELAC FOCIS Students Drive Up Graduation

Posted: Jun 29, 2020 9:14 AM

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

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ELAC Allied Health Director 2020 Mentor Award Winner

ELAC Allied Health Director 2020 Mentor Award Winner

Posted: May 28, 2020 11:59 AM

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

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ELAC Foundation Secures Laptops for Addiction Studies Students

ELAC Foundation Secures Laptops for Addiction Studies Students

Posted: Apr 21, 2020 2:44 PM

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

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ELAC Student Services Newsletter

ELAC Student Services Newsletter

Posted: Apr 15, 2020 1:46 PM

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

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