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ELAC Speech Team Wins National Championship in Washington, D.C. Three Years Running

April 17, 2017- Monterey Park, CA— For the third consecutive year, students of the East Los Angeles College Speech Team won the National Championship, in the Hindman Division, at the 2017 Phi Rho Pi National Championship Speech Tournament in Washington, D.C. Sixty community colleges, from across the nation, competed in

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ELAC 2017 President’s Education & Art Gala Kickoff Party – A Great Success!

March 23, 2017 – Downtown LA – Over two hundred people packed the Farmers Insurance offices in Downtown LA for the kickoff party for the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) 2017 President’s Education & Art Gala. The event was sponsored by ELAC Foundation Board of Directors Member and Farmers Insurance

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Over 450 Guests Packed the Sold out East Los Angeles College 2017 President’s Education & Art Gala

Los Angeles (CA)- On May 13, 2017, the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Foundation held its Annual Dinner celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the ELAC’s Vincent Price Art Museum at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. In addition to celebrating the success of our students, awards were presented to

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New Science and Math buildings open at East Los Angeles College

$58.4 Million Science Career & Mathematics Complex Ribbon-Cutting LOS ANGELES – Today, East Los Angeles College (ELAC) held a ribbon cutting ceremony for two new buildings in its three-building $58.4 million Science Career & Math Complex. The two new buildings will house the Life Sciences, Chemistry and Math departments as

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Longtime Community Philanthropist & Member of ELAC Foundation Board of Directors Marshal Chuang retires.

It was a bittersweet Holiday celebration as ELAC President Marvin Martinez and members of ELAC Foundation Board of Directors said fair well to long time community philanthropist & member of ELAC Foundation Board of Directors Marshal Chuang during ELAC foundation’s Holiday Party. Marshal Chuang has been an active community and

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Supporting East Los Angeles Christmas Parade

On Sunday November 27,2016 ELAC President Marvin Martinez and his wife Celia Aguilera attended the East LA Christmas Parade. The Parade was welcomed back with a great support from the East LA community and supporters like East Los Angeles College Foundation after being in hiatus for 8 years.

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$113,000 awarded to 113 students by ELAC Foundation

Scholarship recipients of the fall semester were celebrated on November 17th of 2016. ELAC Foundation board members, Arnoldo Jaquez, Jr. and Paul Chang were present, as well as, Bill Gasper, Associate Vice President of Administrative Services and Faculty who participated in the Scholarship Selection process. $113,000 was awarded to 113

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East Los Angeles College is Ranked No. 13 in the Nation and No. 2 in California for Adult Learners!

According to the Washington Monthly, a bi-monthly non-profit magazine covering government and politics, East Los Angeles College (ELAC) ranked as a top school for low to middle-income adult learners out of 1,178 two-year colleges in the country. ELAC is committed to the advancement of student learning and student achievement in

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