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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2021 News Media Contact: Kevin Jimenez, Public Information Officer (323) 265-8807 | jimeneka@elac.edu   MONTEREY PARK, CA- East Los Angeles College (ELAC) recently was chosen as Honorable Mention in the 2021 Dr. John W. Rice Awards. ELAC was given this state-wide honorable mention for their

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A Night of Heroes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2021 Dr. Armond Aghakhanian, Director of East Los Angeles College (323) 780-6783| aghakha@elac.edu   It was a night of Heroes: September 11, 2021. The ELAC Alumni Association was back doing what it does best, supporting ELAC and its students. Yes, it was in smaller numbers

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Over $225,000 worth of Hospital-Grade Disinfectants Donated to East Los Angeles College

MONTEREY PARK, CA- East Los Angeles College received another historic donation of hand sanitizing wipes, disinfecting wipes and disinfecting spray valued at over $225,000.00. The generous donation was made by Los Angeles based SONO Healthcare. SONO Healthcare manufactures EPA registered, Hospital Grade disinfectants that have been tested for compatibility against

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2021 News Media Contact: Kevin Jimenez, Public Information Officer (323) 265-8807 | jimeneka@elac.edu   MONTEREY PARK, CA- East Los Angeles community pays tribute to the philanthropist, civic leader, and East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Alumnus Dr. Richard Zapanta by establishing the East Los Angeles College

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ELAC 2021 Scholarship Drive-Through Celebration A Great Success

MONTEREY PARK, CA – On Saturday, June 26, 2021, over two hundred East Los Angeles College (ELAC) students and families attended the ELAC 2021 Scholarship drive-through celebration, where they were given a certificate of recognition and a gift. This was a follow-up to the Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Annual 2020-21

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$249,950 in Scholarships Awarded to 278 ELAC Scholars

MONTEREY PARK, CA – On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, East Los Angeles College (ELAC) awarded 278 scholars with $249,950 in scholarships during its Annual 2020-21 Virtual Scholarship Ceremony. These 2021 scholars were honored for their academic and/or service success. The Ceremony marked the largest in both dollar amounts and number

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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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