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LBCC Named One of the Top California Colleges & Universities Leading California in Transfer Student Success
LBCC will be honored for efforts in closing racial/ethnic equity gaps for Black students
The Campaign for College Opportunity announced that Long Beach City College (LBCC) is amongst 27 California Community Colleges and California State University (CSU) campuses leading the way to simplify transfer for students as part of the annual Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer award ceremony. LBCC will be recognized as 2023 Equity Champions of Higher Education for working with intentionality to support Black students through the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT).
LBCC Alum Dr. Blas Villalobos Selected as Community College League Distinguished Alumni Honoree
The decorated veteran will be recognized for his exemplary service and career accomplishments
Long Beach City College (LBCC) graduate Dr. Blas Villalobos was selected to receive the prestigious California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award for 2023 by the Community College League of California.
Long Beach City College Receives Funding to Support Student Parents
Long Beach City College is one of four selected institutions from across the country that will participate in a new fund launched by Ascend at the Aspen Institute
Long Beach, CA – Today, Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced that it will join a cohort of four community colleges across the country selected to partner with Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s Postsecondary Leadership Circle Activation Fund.
Long Beach City College Earns Prestigious Seal of Excelencia Recertification
Thirteen Institutions Nationwide are Verified as Intentionally Serving Latina/o/x Students
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 29, 2023) – Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority on efforts accelerating Latina/o/x student success in higher education, announced today that Long Beach City College (LBCC) has been recertified with the prestigious Seal of Excelencia for demonstrating through data, evidence-based practices, and leadership, how it is intentionally serving Latina/o/x students.
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).
Fulfilling your dreams usually involves hard work, difficulty and frustration. Gabriel Ramirez has faced it all on his journey to becoming an electrician. Learn how LBCC’s DSPS/EOPS helped him along the way.
Effort is everything for this Scholar/Athlete-turned-Coach. As a member of the Viking Volleyball State Champions of 2009, LBCC taught Kristopher to put in the work to get to the next level.
Deidre is a single mom who decided to switch careers and return to school. LBCC instilled the confidence that she needed.
Brandy learned about being part of a community and work ethic at LBCC. Now she’s a professional dancer and coach who is creating the next generation of dancers and building her own community.