In the Loop (Students)
Open Registration for Fall Semester Starts Today!
Sign up for Fall Semester today! Classes run Aug. 26 – Dec. 14. Visit www.LBCC.edu for class listings, registration information and more.
Register for Summer Session!
Take the next step toward your degree or certificate by taking a class or two this summer. Register today to ensure you get the classes you want. Classes run June 12 – Aug. 20. Visit www.LBCC.edu for class listings, registration information and more.
Is Your Information Up-to-Date for Emergency Notifications?
In order to be notified as soon as possible regarding campus emergencies and other important news, please check to see if your cell phone number is updated in your LBCC profile located in PeopleSoft or the Viking Student System. For students, please click here for a guide to update your phone, and a guide to update your email. The LBCC notification system works based on your most updated contact information.
Summer Rec: Viking Quest
Viking Quest Youth Sports Camp is back! Enjoy daily activities like soccer, track & field, dance, tennis and more! Viking Quest is open to kids ages 5-13, and will run over weekly sessions from June 17 to July 25. Weekly sessions will run Mondays – Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Register online at www.LBCCVikings.com/camps.
LBCC Summer Rec: Learn to Swim
Does your child (ages 5 – 13) want to learn how to swim? Register for LBCC’s Learn to Swim Summer Recreation Program. Join any of the three sessions from June 17 – July 25. All swimmers will be assessed during the first class session, and then placed into Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced levels. The cost for the program will be $80 per two-week session. Register online at www.LBCCvikings.com/camps.
Student Art Show: May 9 – May 25
LBCC’s Art Gallery will be hosting the Annual Student Show from May 9 – May 25. The opening reception will be on Thurs., May 9 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The Art Gallery is located in the K Building, LAC. Please check LBCC.edu/calendar for gallery operating hours or email tmorris@LBCC.edu for more info.
Upcoming Teaching Pathway/EDUC Course Orientations
Attend an informational orientation to learn more about careers in teaching, how to start your studies at LBCC, club and volunteer opportunities, and meet our education faculty. Learn about the AA-T in Elementary Teacher Education and options for future secondary (middle and high school) teachers. This orientation is required for students who are enrolling in EDUC 20 or EDUC 10 next semester. Upcoming sessions will be on: Wed., May 15 at 9 a.m. in L-167, LAC; and Wed., May 15 at 1 p.m. in L-165, LAC. Rooms subject to change. Visit LBCC.edu/Teacher-Preparation for more info. RSVP recommended. Contact MKaplinsky@LBCC.edu.
LBCC Performing Arts Presents “Love/Sick” May 16 – May 19 and May 23 – May 26
LBCC Performing Arts presents “Love/Sick,” directed by Anthony Carreiro. “Love/Sick” is a collection of 10 short, hilarious plays about the joy and pain of being in love. “Love/Sick” will play from May 16 through May 19, and May 23 through May 26 at the LBCC Studio Arts Theatre, located in LAC Building H. Buy tickets at LBCC.edu/PerformingArts.
Jacaranda & Drury Award Winners Reception – Thurs., May 16
The English Department will be holding a reception to celebrate all 2019 Jacaranda and Drury Award recipients. The reception will be on Thurs., May 16 at noon in the English Department Lounge, P-113, LAC.
Communication Studies Showcase – Fri., May 17
LBCC will be hosting the Communication Studies Student Showcase on Fri., May 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Dyer Hall, PCC. This showcase features LBCC’s finest students showcasing their skills and talents in the field of Communication Studies. There is limited space available! RSVP to email@example.com or 562-938-4549 by May 10.
Career Technical Education Night – Fri., May 17
LBCC will be having a Career Technical Education Night on Fri., May 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PCC. Come see the award-winning Robotics program in action, a mini car show with automotive technology, and the Fashion Program’s creations. There will be FREE snacks provided by the Nutrition and Dietetics Program and music. Don’t forget to bring your family and friends to this FREE and fun event!
Planetarium Nights at LBCC in May
Come out to LBCC’s Planetarium Nights! Admission is free and open to the public. Early arrival is highly suggested as space is limited. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis. All shows are preceded by a presentation. Upcoming events: Fri., May 17 Loredana Vetere will present “From Earth to the Universe,” and on Fri., May 24, Ryan Caroll will present on “The Mars Rovers.” All planetarium events take place at D-326, LAC. For more info visit LBCC.edu/Calendar.
Honor a Soldier at ‘A Walk of Remembrance’ – Thurs., May 23
In preparation for the upcoming Vets Club Memorial Day event, students have the opportunity to honor fallen service members in the Walk of Remembrance that will take place on the front lawn of LAC, on Thurs., May 23. Please submit an email with the name, photo, and branch of service of your late honoree to Brian Skieff at bskieff@LBCC.edu before May 16.
Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Speaker Series
May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Over the course of the month, LBCC will be hosting a series of lectures at both campuses. Each session will have guests from a local organization speaking on the warning signs of sexual abuse and assault, and how to identify and prevent these behaviors. Upcoming events are: Intimate Partner Violence in the LGBTQ Community on Wed., May 15 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., E-119 (Fishbowl), LAC; Know Better, Do Better! Taking Steps to Building Healthy Relationships on Thur., May 23 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., E-119 (Fishbowl), LAC; Human Trafficking 101 – Part 1 on Tues., May 28 from 12 p.m – 1 p.m., GG-238, PCC; and Human Trafficking – Part 2: The Victim, The Trafficker and the John on Thurs., May 30 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., GG-238, PCC. For more information, contact the Office of Student Affairs at s2garcia@LBCC.edu.
Long Beach College Promise Male Summit – Fri., May 24
Are you a LBCC student interested in bettering yourself through brotherhood, mentorship, and empowerment? Join us at the 2019 Long Beach College Promise Male Summit. The summit will take place on Fri., May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the LBCC Hall of Champions gym. If interested, please contact ESims@LBCC.edu.
Piano Duet Recital – Fri., May 24
LBCC Concert Artist Series presents the Piano Duet Faculty Recital featuring “Piano Music for One Piano, Four-Hands” by Brahms, Dvorak, Gustavino, Faure, and Gershwin. The duet will be performed on piano by Susan Kim-Pedroza and Jacqueline Petitto. The concert will take place on Fri., May 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth Todd Recital Hall G-122, LAC. Ticket pre-sale for Music 51 students will be $5, and general admission will be sold at the door for $10, or $7 with student or faculty ID. For pre-sale tickets, contact Jacqueline Petitto: jpetitto@LBCC.edu or Susan Kim-Pedroza: skim-pedroza@LBCC.edu.
Library & Learning Resources @ MOD Pizza – Mon., May 27
Please join us at MOD Pizza at 3861 N. Lakewood Blvd. Ste #110 any time between 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. All you have to do is tell the cashier you’re there for the Library & Learning Resources Associates fundraiser and enjoy your food! 20% of all sales made will go to support students by supporting LBCC’s Libraries, Multidisciplinary Success Centers, Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction Center, and Academic Computing Centers. Contact Taylor R. Kliesen for questions. RSVP here: http://www.tinyurl.com/LLRApizza