LBCC Receives Clean Energy Award at Green California Summit
LBCC gets recognized for its use of sustainable, green technology throughout the campus
A Long Beach City College project to increase campus energy efficiency was recognized last night, Nov. 28, with the Community College Energy Award at the Green California Summit.
The project refurbished and upgraded cooling systems at both College campuses, resulting in an annual reduction of 713,000-kilowatt hours of electricity and a $90,000 a year in energy saving costs.
L.A. Radio Personality Gets Start at LBCC
Ayydé Vargas makes the morning commute a little sweeter on Big Boy's Neighborhood
One of the familiar voices heard on the Real 92.3’s morning show, Big Boy’s Neighborhood, is that of Ayydé Vargas, who got her start at LBCC’s Radio/TV program.
Vargas attended LBCC from 2013 to 2015. She worked various jobs within the radio industry starting in 2014 at what was then Clear Channel, which is now iHeartMedia. She got her first on-air job in 2015, joining Big Boy’s Neighborhood.
Council approves development of new Downtown Innovation Center
The City of Long Beach along with LBCC and BLANKSPACES launches new partnership to create entrepreneurial hub
A partnership agreement approved by the Long Beach City Council on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, will create a new downtown learning and working center for business owners and entrepreneurs. The lease agreement formalizes a partnership between the City, Long Beach City College (LBCC) and BLANKSPACES to revitalize 309 Pine Ave. into a shared working environment and entrepreneurial innovation center.
Viking News Staff Wins 14 Journalism Awards
The Viking News staff takes home award for General Excellence at Conference
The Viking News print edition took home the award for General Excellence at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges southern section conference held October 14 at Cal State Fullerton.
Long Beach City College garnered a total of 14 wins at the conference in a variety of categories, with Journalism student Lisette Mendoza-Tapia leading the pack with six awards.
The following awards were based on the students’ work during the 2016-17 school year published in the Viking News, print and online editions:
There is a very warm atmosphere here compared to the other colleges which felt a little more clinical and isolating which I didn’t think would be good if you’re going into the medical field.
My experiences on campus have also helped me to find out what really matters to me and to develop methods for fighting for what I believe in within an established system.
The education I received is affordable and has the same level of rigor as a university. LBCC has also given me the freedom to feel out what I wished and wanted to pursue in life.
LBCC has helped shape me into my best self from the encouragement and involvement of my teachers. Their leadership awakened my oldest and deepest desire to be a writer and journalist.
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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