ELAC President Joins CCCAA Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2021 News Media Contact: Kevin Jimenez, Public Information Officer (323) 265-8807 | jimeneka@elac.edu   MONTEREY PARK, CA – East Los Angeles College (ELAC) president, Alberto J. Roman, was named the new South Coast Conference (SCC) representative on the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Board.

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ELAC Alumnus Appointed as the New U.S. Department of Agriculture Assistant Secretary for Administration

Press Release Release No. 0060.21 Contact: USDA Press Email: press@usda.gov   WASHINGTON, March 29, 2021 — Oscar Gonzales was appointed today by President Biden to serve as Assistant Secretary for Administration at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Previously, Gonzales served in the Obama Administration in several senior positions with

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Confronting Digital Divide-ELAC Foundation Donates 50 Verizon Jetpacks with 6 Months of Service to ELAC Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2021 News Media Contact: Kevin Jimenez, Public Information Officer (323) 265-8807 | jimeneka@elac.edu   BOYLE HEIGHTS, CA – This week, the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Foundation will be donating 50 brand new Verizon 5G jetpacks with a 6months of free services to ELAC Students. 

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2021 News Media Contact: Kevin Jimenez, Public Information Officer (323) 265-8807 | jimeneka@elac.edu MONTEREY PARK, CA – 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 of the 2020 ELAC

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ELAC Foundation Small Business Incubator Graduate Celebrates Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2021 News Media Contact: Kevin Jimenez, Public Information Officer (323) 265-8807 | jimeneka@elac.edu BOYLE HEIGHTS, CA – on Wednesday, January 27th, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm The ELAC Foundation and OmniWorks will host a virtual Graduation and Showcase of the 2020 ELAC Incubator graduates and

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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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LA Philharmonic Creates Wonderful Imagery in Performance

BY Alyssa Crow The Los Angeles Philharmonic performed a free concert at East Los Angeles College on Saturday evening to a packed auditorium. The symphony was conducted by Jonathon Heyward, who played “Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture” by Russian composer Mikhail Glinka. Heyward approached the podium to applause, lifted his arms

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Huskies Destroy West Los Angeles College on Alumni Night

By Joe Dargan Along with the fun night of food and drinks, the Football team extended its winning streak to three. ELAC defeated divisional rival West Los Angeles College 35-17 on Alumni Night in the final home game of the season. Before the game began the Alumni Association hosted its inaugural

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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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Pop! Bursting the California Water Bubble at East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park (CA)- On Thursday, November 16, 2017 over hundred business and community leaders attended BizFed Institute NextUp Economic Forum: Pop! Bursting the California Water Bubble at East Los Angeles College. This was ELAC Foundation’s first partnership with BizFed Institute. This was a kick off to the NextUp Economic Forum

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