ELAC Ranks #1 in Los Angeles, #6 in CA and #58 Nationally as Best 2-Year College for Adult Learners

ELAC Ranks #1 in Los Angeles, #6 in CA and #58 nationally as best 2-Year college for adult learners. ELAC is the only Los Angeles community college that made the rankings. A total of 11 California Community Colleges are ranked within the top 100 colleges in the nation for adult

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ELAC Ranks #2 out of Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics

ELAC Ranks #2 out of Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics ELAC ranks #2 nationally out of the top 100 community colleges in the country for Hispanics by The Hispanic Outlook on Education ® (HO). HO is a national monthly magazine dedicated to exploring issues related to Hispanics on

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Hundreds in Attendance as ELAC Hosts Special Book Panel and Signing for George L. Pla and David R. Ayón’s Power Shift: How Latinos in California Transformed Politics in America

Los Angeles (CA) – On October 23, 2018 East Los Angeles College Foundation (ELACF) in partnership with ELAC’s Academic Senate and Social Sciences Department hosted a special speakers panel and signing for the book: Power Shift: How Latinos in California Transformed Politics in America with authors George L. Pla and

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ELAC Selected as 2018 Champion for Higher Education

ELAC has been named a 2018 Champion for Higher Education by The Campaign for College Opportunity for exemplary work in awarding Associate Degrees for Transfer. ELAC is one of twelve California Community Colleges and four California State University campuses being recognized as a Champion of Higher Education this year. ELAC

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ELAC Awarded $1.6 Million Grant

East Los Angeles College, STEM Department, awarded $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help veteran students earn STEM degrees Monterey Park, Calif. – East Los Angeles College (ELAC), through its nationally recognized STEM Department, received official notice from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that is has been

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A Startup Incubator Designed Specifically For Underrepresented Groups

By Delece Smith-Barrow Incubators for startups can be saviors for new entrepreneurs, offering them work space and guidance from experienced business leaders. But, like the tech industry as a whole, they’re often short on one thing: minorities. This gap struck Paul De La Cerda, executive director of the East Los

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East LA College Foundation and OmniWorks™ Launch ESTEC™ LA Incubator For Women, Veteran, Minority, Formerly Incarcerated, and LGBTQIA Owned Businesses

The Small Business Incubator, Funded In Part by JPMorgan Chase, With additional Support from Union Bank, and the California State Strong Workforce Program, Will Assist Local Students and Entrepreneurs with Business Start Ups and Growth Opportunities Press Release Friday, March 23rd, 2018 Contact: Paul De La Cerda, ELAC Foundation, (323)

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Community Leaders Join East Los Angeles College Community to Address Housing, Clothing, Transportation and Hunger Issues at the Global Celebration of Giving Tuesday

Press Release Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Contact: Paul De La Cerda, ELAC Foundation, (323) 265-8901 Email: delacep@elac.edu ***PRESS RELEASE*** Monterey Park (CA) – Over two hundred students, community leaders, faculty, and staff, attended East Los Angeles College’s (ELAC) “Transforming Lives” Annual Giving Campaign kickoff celebration. The event was a global

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$48,500 in Scholarships Awarded By ELAC Foundation

On Thursday November 16, 2017, ELAC Foundation awarded over $48,500 in scholarships to ELAC students at the 2017 Fall Scholarships Awards Ceremony. Over two hundred ELAC students and parents were attended the celebration. The speaker of the event was ELAC Foundation Executive Director Paul De La Cerda.  “The Foundation is dedicated to helping

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