Long Beach City College, through a combination of cost savings and an aggressive enrollment push, has dramatically slashed its deficit by $5.9 million.
LBCC’s 2017-2018 budget included a deficit of about $10.7 million. It is anticipated that as of July 2018, the total deficit amount will be reduced to $4.8 million.
Classes are open in a variety of subjects for the Fall Semester at Long Beach City College. Sign up today for Fall courses taking place Aug. 27 through Dec. 15, with short-term classes running in between.
LBCC offers students affordable classes taught by experienced instructors that can be taken as transferable units to a university or for personal enrichment. Performing Arts, Visual Media Arts, Welding, English, Science, and Math are a small sample of classes with seats still available. Online classes are also available.
Maritime Center of Excellence Launched in Long Beach
Workforce training program to be based at Long Beach City College
Port of Long Beach and Long Beach City College leaders officially launched an innovative new program today to provide opportunities to local students seeking the employment skills they need to join the goods movement workforce.
The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College will target a variety of programs for occupations in the global logistics and supply chain industries that require more education than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year college degree.
Temporary Street Closures for Fall Semester
Street closures at Lew Davis & Clark Ave. for first few weeks of Fall semester
The Long Beach Police will be closing the cross streets at Lew Davis St. and Clark Ave. between 7:00 am and 10:00 am during the first two weeks of the Fall semester beginning Aug. 27, 2018. The closure is to mitigate traffic congestion and provide safe pedestrian access on Lew Davis due to the increase in vehicle traffic at the Liberal Arts Campus.
“This is the first school I’ve gone to in the U.S., so being immersed in such a large diversity of people has really broadened my world perspective. LBCC has brought out a more competitively academic side of me.”
“For me, LBCC has been somewhere I was able to pursue my goals and test my abilities. Also, I love the diversity of its student body.”
“LBCC offers me a platform and an environment to succeed. From my professors to my advisor to my fellow students, I have felt welcomed, challenged, and supported.”
“The courses I’ve taken at LBCC have challenged me to dig deeper in my understanding of myself and my place in the world.”
THE FIRST YEAR IS FREE AT LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE
High school graduates at participating high schools who enroll at LBCC in the fall immediately after graduation will have their first year of enrollment fees paid by the Long Beach City College Foundation. No application is necessary — every local student’s enrollment fees will be automatically covered.
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