New and Exciting
An assistant city treasurer, an executive director of a local community organization, a former city manager and CEO, a community services manager, and an author have been named as Long Beach City College’s 2019 Hall of Fame inductees, LBCC officials recently announced.
This year’s honorees are: Long Beach City Assistant Treasurer Fidel Aguayo; Executive Director of Khmer Parent Association Chan Hopson; retired municipal chief executive officer Roger Kemp; Lakewood City Community Services Manager Chuck Martucci; and author and historian Edwina Romero.
Long Beach City College has named Caroline Chretien-Shook as its new Executive Director of Classified Human Resources. Chretien-Shook previously served as LBCC’s Interim Executive Director, a position she has held since July 2018.
In this official role, Chretien-Shook will oversee human resources management and employee relations programs for the College’s classified professionals including recruitment, selection, employment, position classification, compensation, and other services.
The United State Olympic & Paralympic Committee recently announced Long Beach City College’s Director of Volleyball Operations, Misty May-Treanor, will be honored and inducted in the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame class of 2019 on Friday, Nov. 1 at the U.S Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
The Long Beach City College Foundation has appointed Paul Kaminski as its new Executive Director.
In his new role, Kaminski will oversee and direct all aspects of the Foundation, including fundraising, operations, management of staff and consultants, and outreach to the community. Kaminski will work closely with the Foundation Board of Governors, Long Beach City College administration and Long Beach Community College District Superintendent-President Dr. Reagan Ferragamo Romali.
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Effective Fall 2019, 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).