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LBCC Earns 2022 Equity Champion of Higher Education Award
LBCC is recognized for transfer efforts for Black and Latinx Students
The Campaign for College Opportunity announced that Long Beach City College (LBCC) has captured the 2022 Equity Champion of Higher Education award for its accomplishments in supporting Black and Latinx student transfer efforts.
The College will be officially recognized at the Campaign for College Opportunity’s virtual event, the 2022 Champions of Higher Education Celebration, on Tues., Nov. 1, 2022.
LBCC to Host Unique Cannabis Symposium to Discuss Partnerships with Industry and Workforce Development
Event is scheduled Nov. 4 both in-person and virtually with Long Beach Collective Association
Long Beach City College (LBCC) is partnering with the Long Beach Collective Association (LBCA) to present a first-of-its-kind Cannabis Symposium. The Nov. 4 event is designed to help other higher educational institutions and cannabis businesses learn to effectively partner on cannabis programs, as well as gain an understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities that the partnership entails.
Long Beach City College and Raise the Barr Announce Innovative Partnership to Support Single-Parent Students
(Long Beach, CA, September 21, 2022) Raise The Barr (RTB) and Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced an innovative partnership to launch a pilot program that will coordinate care and housing for low-income single-parent students and their children. This is the first time the two organizations have partnered together with the goal of improving academic outcomes with a program that focuses on LBCC single-parent students and their families.
LBCC Top 10 Finalist in the Million Dollar Community College Challenge
Long Beach City College will receive $100,000 as a finalist to promote services to adult learners
Lumina Foundation announced that Long Beach City College (LBCC) was one of the top 10 finalists in The Million Dollar Community College Challenge, a grant competition to promote branding and marketing efforts at community colleges. LBCC and eight other community colleges received $100,000 and Madera Community College took the top prize of $1 million.
The funding will be used to help promote LBCC’s services to adult learners.
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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