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LBCCD Board of Trustees Appoints New Interim Superintendent-President
Current LBCC Vice President Dr. Mike Muñoz will begin March 4
During a Special Board of Trustees Meeting last night, March 2, the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint current Long Beach City College Vice President of Student Services Dr. Mike Muñoz as the new Interim Superintendent-President.
Muñoz will begin his new role on March 4, 2021. His contract will end on June 30, 2022.
An artistic director, a photographer, a musician, a civil servant, and an educator have been named as Long Beach City College’s 2020 Hall of Fame inductees, LBCC officials recently announced.
The 2020 Hall of Fame honorees are International City Theatre’s artistic director Caryn Desai; photographer Duke Givens; concert promoter/arts presenter John Malveaux; retired Long Beach Police Commander Charles Parks; and educator Cynthia Terry. Please click here for the full bios of the honorees.
At its Annual Organization, Oath of Office, and Regular Session meeting on Monday, December 21, the Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Board of Trustees elected Uduak-Joe Ntuk as President of the LBCCD Board of Trustees, and new Trustee Herlinda Chico was elected Vice President. Chico was sworn-in to represent Area 4 of the College District, and Trustee Vivian Malauulu was sworn-in for her second term.
The four-level facility, funded by local taxpayers who supported the college’s bond measures, adds 530 PCC-convenient parking stalls and encourages energy efficiency with 33 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, 45 clean Air Vehicle parking spaces, rooftop solar panels and secured bicycle parking. An app in Android and Apple can be downloaded free to display real-time parking availability in the new structure. The project was completed ahead of schedule and $500,000 under budget.
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).
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“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.”