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Long Beach City College’s Student In the Loop is a weekly email to keep LBCC students aware of upcoming events, workshops, registration dates, and other helpful information.​

Student Loop Events

LBCC Black Heritage Month Kick-Off Event – Thurs., Feb. 9

Join the festivities as we kick off LBCC Black/African American Heritage Month with food, music, performers, and a resource fair on Thurs., Feb. 9, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m., A Quad (between Building A and Carson), LAC. Wonderful events supporting the 2023 theme: Black Resistance, are scheduled all month recognizing leaders who have inspired others to achieve success. Click here for the full list of events and info for Black Heritage Month.

Black Heritage Month Event: Wakanda Forever Movie Screening Fri., Feb. 10

Plan to attend this free screening of Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever, with free pizza, popcorn and drinks on Fri., Feb. 10, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., in the Nordic Lounge (LAC Building E). Click here for the full list of events and info for Black Heritage Month.

Black Heritage Month Event: Sip & Paint Tues., Feb. 14

On this Valentine’s Day, celebrate Black Love through art and conversation at this Sip & Paint event on Tues., Feb. 14, in SJIC (LAC-Lower Level of Building E) from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Click here for the full list of events and info for Black Heritage Month.

Black Heritage Month Event: Forgotten Images Exhibit – Feb. 16

Plan to enjoy this African American Artifacts Exhibit showcasing the unique culture of the African diaspora on Thurs., Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the PCC Student Union. Click here for the full list of events and info for Black Heritage Month.

Black Heritage Month Event: Meet Your Village Wed., Feb. 21

This interactive get-together is an opportunity for Black/African American Students to connect with Black/African American Faculty, Staff, and Administrators. The event will take place on Wed., Feb. 21 in SJIC (LAC-Lower Level of Building E) from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Click here for the full list of events and info for Black Heritage Month.

Save the Date for Zoom Safety Training!

In partnership with IM Ready, a company that specializes in emergency management planning, we are proud to announce safety trainings designed to provide everyone with the skills needed to respond to numerous potential safety issues. General training via Zoom, designed specifically for students at each campus are scheduled as follows:

  • Pacific Coast Campus Students, Wed., Feb. 22, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Click this Zoom Link to participate.
     
  • Liberal Arts Campus Students, Thurs., Feb 23, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Click this Zoom Link to participate.

2nd Annual Black Heritage Month Performance Arts Showcase Thurs., Feb. 23

The 2nd Annual Black Heritage Month Performance Arts Showcase will take place on Thurs., Feb. 23 in the Auditorium, LAC from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. This is the final event of LBCC Black Heritage Month 2023, with students and local performers paying tribute to the Black and African American Experience. Click here for details.

Black Heritage Month Event: Manchild: The Schea Cotton Story Film Screening Tues., Feb. 28

Plan to attend this collaborative event with CSULB on their campus. The event will take place on Tues., Feb. 28 in the CSULB-Beach Auditorium from 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Following the screening of Manchild: The Schea Cotton Story, stay for a keynote and Q&A session with the former professional basketball player. Click here for the full list of events and info for Black Heritage Month.


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
If you require accommodations, please contact the Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) at least 72 hours prior to the event at (562) 938-4558 or (562) 938-4833 (TTY) or dsps-staff@lbcc.edu. If you require sign language interpreting services, please contact Stephanie Bonales at sbonales@lbcc.edu or (562) 938-4918.
If you require Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, please contact Sunita Shelly: sshelly@lbcc.edu / 562.938.4947 or Sonia Leticia Vélez: svelez@lbcc.edu at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please note requests are based on provider availability, the more advance notice the better.

Student Loop Information

Extended Office Hours for Spring Semester

Spring 2023 hours for Admissions & Records, Financial Aid, Counseling, Cashier’s Office and the Welcome Center have been extended!

  • From January 30 – Feb. 10, the hours are: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • On Saturday Feb. 4, only Cashier’s Office will be open in Bldg. A. Other support services are available at the registration lab, in Building L-252, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. RSVP Here!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach Partner with LBCC for FREE After School Childcare

Are you responsible for the care of children aged 6-18? Do you need a safe place for them to get help with homework, learn new skills, and make friends while you attend afternoon or evening classes? Good news!  LBCC has an Afterschool Program.  Please visit www.lbcc.edu/afterschool for more information.

CSU & UC Transfer Application Updates Deadline: Tues., Jan. 31

It’s transfer time! The CSU and UC applications for Fall 2023 admission are due Jan. 31, 2023. Start the process by completing the Transfer Academic Updates here. Students must provide or update grades for Fall 2022 courses, Winter 2023 courses, and Spring 2023 courses. For detailed instructions to help you start the application process for CSU application updates, go here.

Register NOW for These NUTRITION & DIETETICS Classes!

These Spring Semester courses are still open! Classes run Feb. 6 – June 7.

  • NUTR 260 Cultural Foods
  • NUTR 20 Nutrition and Life
  • NUTR 28 Food Production Management
  • NUTR 21 Food Selection and Meal Preparation
  • NUTR 227 Supervision and Training

Learn more and sign up today at LBCC.edu/nutrition.

Register NOW for These Performing Arts Classes!

Interested in Dance, Music or Theater? These Spring 2023 classes run Feb. 6 – June 7, and there is still room for you! Learn more and sign up today at LBCC.edu/department-performing-arts.

Visual & Media Arts Classes Still Open!

Interested in Art, Crafts, Digital Graphics, Radio and TV? These Spring 2023 classes run Feb. 6 – June 7, and there is still room for you! Learn more and sign up today at LBCC.edu/visualmediaarts.

Register NOW for These Spring Semester Metal Fabrication and Welding Classes!

Are you interested in a career in Metal Fabrication or Welding Technology? These courses are still open for Spring Semester with classes Feb. 6 – June 7.  Learn more and sign up today at lbcc.edu/metalfab or lbcc.edu/welding to get the courses and schedule you need to meet your academic and job goals.

New Area F Course for all LBCC Students – Coming Spring 2023!

This new ETHST 6 – Section 33431 – Ethnic Studies for Educators/Education course is especially for students who want to learn about foundations in Ethnic Studies in the context of schools & the education system. Human Services, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Justice, Counseling, Social Work, Education and Child Development majors – and ALL others are welcome to this course. (*This course meets area F requirements like ETHST 1.) Classes will be Mon./Wed., 11:10 a.m. – 12:35 p.m., Liberal Arts Campus.

Mobile Food Pantry

Long Beach City College, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. is inviting all families to our distribution to receive FREE healthy foods! Food distributed may include: Fresh fruits and vegetables, canned meats, beans, soups, rice, pasta, sauces, grains and other perishables items. You can expect to receive approximately 25-40 lbs of food. This is a walking event, and carts/strollers/wheels are encouraged to carry. The event will take place at Pacific Coast Campus in Lot 2 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Upcoming Pantry Dates: February 28, March 28, April 25 and May 23.

Student Loop Reminders

Viking Vault Open Hours for FREE FOOD!

Are you unavailable to attend the LBCC Basic Needs Team’s Grab & Go drive-thru events? Visit the Viking Vault in-person to pick up your FREE FOOD – free hygiene items and parenting resources, too! Viking Vault Open Hours are: Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., at LAC E-131; and Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at PCC QQ-107

Click here to join the Basic Needs Canvas page to receive updates for free food resources and events.