In the Loop (Students)

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Long Beach City College is proud to introduce our Student In the Loop email. This weekly email is aimed to keep LBCC students aware of upcoming events, workshops, registration dates and other helpful information.

Student Loop Information

Register for Summer Session Today!

Take the next step toward your degree or certificate by taking a class or two this summer during LBCC’s Summer Session. 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.

Student Loop Events

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events Set at LBCC

LBCC and the Office of Student Affairs will present a campaign to raise awareness of sexual violence through a series of events during the month of April. Events will be held April 22, 24, 25 and 26. Details can be found through emailing s2garcia@LBCC.edu.

Informational Science Career Event – Thurs., April 25

Learn more about LBCC’s Library Technician Certificate and Associate of Science on Thurs., April 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the LAC Library, Building L. Counselors and industry professionals will be there to help new and current students understand careers in information sciences. RSVP to Colin Williams at c3williams@LBCC.edu.

Annual Future Teachers Club Day – Fri., May 3

Join LBCC’s Future Teachers Club, and the LBUSD and CSULB Educator’s Clubs at this interactive clubs day featuring an employment boot camp (mock interviews and resume building), Educational Technology hands-on lab and more! This event will take place in the “Fishbowl” in Building E, LAC on Fri., May 3 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. RSVP required through Orgsync (join Future Teachers Club and RSVP through the club page).

JFLI to Host 5k Run & Walk May 4

Join the John Fylpaa Leadership Institute as they host a 5K Run & Walk to raise funds to create and open the new Viking Closet at 10 a.m., Sat., May 4 at Veterans Stadium. Donations, such as gently used clothing, toiletries and school supplies will be accepted at the event. Star Wars attire and costumes are encouraged. All are invited to participate! Race Registration: $10 per person, $5 for students.

Online Registration: bit.ly/lbccjfli5k

Movies for Mental Health – Wed., May 8

There will be a free Movies for Mental Health event on Wed., May 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in T-1200, LAC. This event will include interactive discussion, viewing and responding to several short films, and a panel of speakers representing mental health resources.

Contact sgrimaldi@LBCC.edu or (562) 938-3995 for more information.

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 8 at 4 p.m. in L-175, LAC; Thurs., May 9 at noon in L-175, LAC; 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.

Vikings with Children – Mon., May 13

Calling all Vikings with children (continuing and new)! LBCC understands that coming to appointments can be challenging, so we are having a special event just for you and your children. At the Vikings with Children Registration Night and Resource Fair, students can receive registration assistance and other advice from academic counselors in a child-friendly environment! The event will take place on Mon., May 13 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Building AA, PCC.

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 bmendoza@lbcc.edu or 562-938-4549 by May 10.

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.

Student Loop Workshops

Upcoming Learning and Academic Resources Department Workshops

The Learning and Academic Resources Department is excited to offer the following open to all students for some mid-semester motivation! LAR’s interactive workshops is designed to provide the college-going cultural knowledge students need for success. Students can learn about their ability to be successful in personal, educational, and career aspects in the “Becoming the Master of Your Destiny with Self-Efficacy & Growth Mindset” workshop on Tues., April 23 from noon to 1 p.m. in L-255, LAC. Contact Alexis Garriott at x 4972 or Emily Barrera x4705 with questions.

Financial Management Workshops in April

Students can learn to manage their money at the Multidisciplinary Success Center’s FREE Financial Awareness Workshop Series this April. Upcoming workshops are: Saving & Budgeting on Tues., April 23 from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. in L-212 (LAC); Credit Cards, Credit & Loans on Wed., April 24 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in L-212 (LAC); and Dumping Debt on Thurs., April 25 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in L-212 (LAC). Spaces limited. RSVP by contacting (562) 938-4699 or (562) 938-3991, or visit L-212 (LAC) or EE-206 (PCC).

SafeZone Workshop Series: LGBTQ+ 2.0

This workshop will address sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, gender pronouns and inclusive language. Noon to 1 p.m., April 24 in LAC’s T1200. Workshop Registration is required for workshop attendance. Walk-ins will be taken if space permits. Registration for SafeZone workshops are available to faculty, staff and students using the following links: For Students: bit.ly/LBCCSafeZoneStudent. Email jkammerman@LBCC.edu