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LBCC Receives $1M for Long Beach Promise Scholarships

The Long Beach City College Foundation recently received a gift of real estate, which turned into one of the largest donations in the Foundation’s history. The donation was from a Long Beach couple to support the Long Beach College Promise.

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A group shot of city officials and LBCC staff at the Maritime Center event.

Maritime Center of Excellence Launched in Long Beach
Workforce training program to be based at Long Beach City College

Port of Long Beach and Long Beach City College leaders officially launched an innovative new program today to provide opportunities to local students seeking the employment skills they need to join the goods movement workforce.

The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College will target a variety of programs for occupations in the global logistics and supply chain industries that require more education than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year college degree.

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The main LBCC sign in front of the parking structure.

Long Beach City College Cuts Budget Deficit by $5.9M

Long Beach City College, through a combination of cost savings and an aggressive enrollment push, has dramatically slashed its deficit by $5.9 million.

LBCC’s 2017-2018 budget included a deficit of about $10.7 million. It is anticipated that as of July 2018, the total deficit amount will be reduced to $4.8 million.

The LBCC parking structure at Lew Davis St.

Temporary Street Closures for Fall Semester
Street closures at Lew Davis & Clark Ave. for first few weeks of Fall semester

The Long Beach Police will be closing the cross streets at Lew Davis St. and Clark Ave. between 7:00 am and 10:00 am during the first two weeks of the Fall semester beginning Aug. 27, 2018. The closure is to mitigate traffic congestion and provide safe pedestrian access on Lew Davis due to the increase in vehicle traffic at the Liberal Arts Campus.