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LBCCD Hires New Senior Director of Facilities
Walter Johnson has more than 28 years in construction and facilities maintenance management
The Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) has appointed Walter Johnson as the new Senior Director of Facilities Planning, Construction, and Operation.
At Long Beach City College, Johnson will lead the Facilities Department that includes campus construction and renovation, building maintenance, grounds and landscaping, custodial services, transportation, and related services of all District facilities.
Effective Fri., June 7, 2019 the first floor of the L Building Library at the Liberal Arts Campus will be undergoing renovation and will be closed until mid-late August.
ALL Library materials, except reserve textbooks, will be moved to off-site storage and will not be accessible until after the renovation.
Long Beach City College has announced an opportunity for 20 high school students to participate in a free Summer Manufacturing Camp from July 15 – 19 at LBCC’s Pacific Coast Campus.
Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT) is a non-profit foundation that offers scholarships for manufacturing students and grants for STEM educators. This year, NBT awarded a grant to LBCC to provide a summer manufacturing camp experience that will introduce young people to careers in manufacturing and engineering.
The Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees recently appointed Gene Durand as the new Vice President of Human Resources.
Durand, who previously held the post of Associate Vice President of Human Resources and served as the Interim Vice President since June of 2018, joined the College in 2016.
“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.”
FIRST TWO YEARS FREE AT LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE
LBUSD High school graduates at participating high schools who enroll at LBCC in the fall immediately after graduation will have the enrollment fees for their first two years paid by the California College Promise Grant and the Long Beach City College Foundation starting Fall 2019. No application necessary – every local student’s enrollment fees will be automatically covered.