New and Exciting
Chromebooks & Hotspots Given to LBCC Students
LBCC Foundation helps provide technology to students with donations
Long Beach City College (LBCC) distributed 100 Chromebooks and 50 hotspots to students on Friday, October 9, thanks to a donation to the LBCC Foundation.
The Long Beach Community Foundation, human I-T and the LBCC Foundation partnered together to provide the technology, while LBCC’s Student Services area matched the recipients and arranged for the drive-up distribution at the Liberal Arts Campus.
LBCC Recognized as One of the Best Hispanic-Serving Colleges in the Country
LBCC is the only California Community College to receive Seal of Excelencia
Excelencia in Education, a policy research institution out of Washington DC, awarded Long Beach City College (LBCC) with the Seal of Excelencia for 2020. With this recognition, LBCC becomes part of the second cohort in the country comprised of 14 elite colleges and universities to receive the independent national certification for institutions intentionally serving Latino students.
Long Beach City College officials have announced that Spring 2021 semester classes will be conducted mostly online. The Spring semester will take place Feb. 8 – June 9, 2021.
The College has kept both campuses closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, holding the remainder of Spring, Summer intersession, and the current Fall 2020 semester primarily online.
The LBCC Lending Program
What are Students Borrowing from LBCC? Tubas, Sewing Machines and Calculators
The average cost of a French Horn instrument is $4,500. A TI-84 CE plus graphing calculator is $150. The retail cost of a sewing machine is $300. Keeping up with your education during a pandemic is priceless. But for many students, the cost of purchasing a tool needed for their class might be too high.
FIRST TWO YEARS FREE AT LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE
Incoming LBUSD high school graduates who enroll at LBCC in the Fall semester immediately following graduation from high school are eligible to have their enrollment fees covered for two years. Students must meet eligibility criteria and complete a participation agreement (deadlines apply).
“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.”