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LBCC Designated as National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Long Beach City College has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE2Y) by the National Security Agency (NSA). LBCC is only the third California Community College to receive this designation.

The NSA reviewed LBCC’s cybersecurity program last spring and determined that LBCC is providing rigorous instruction with the most current cybersecurity industry trends to students.

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LBCC Announces Tuition-Free Second Year Through LBCC Foundation

During the monthly Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees meeting held on Nov. 13, college officials announced that LBCC will expand its tuition-free education to two years to all qualified Long Beach Unified School District students starting fall of 2019. The funding for the second year will be provided by the Long Beach City College Foundation.

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LBCC Child Development Centers Obtain High Rankings

Long Beach City College Child Development Centers (CDC) and Learning Labs received high praise from the Quality Start Los Angeles. Both the Liberal Arts and Pacific Coast Campus CDCs were ranked a very high level of four out of five tiers.

“We are so proud of our Center managers and teaching teams for their ongoing dedication and professionalism,” said Gene Carbonaro, who oversees the CDCs as the Dean of the School of Career Technical Education. “It was amazing to have a professional organization come out to validate the great work we do here every day.”

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Classifieds Awarded as Model Senate

The Long Beach City College Classified Senate has been honored with a “Model Senate” award by the 4CS, the state-wide organization for Classified Senates in California Community Colleges.

“It has been exciting to see the growth of all our Senators, and we look forward to having more classified participate in shared governance this coming year,” said LBCC Classified Senate President Anne Engel. “It’s an honor to be recognized as a Model Senate by 4CS. Thank you to everyone who helped us accomplish so much this first year.”

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New Class of LBCC President’s Ambassadors Announced

The 2018-2019 cohort of the Long Beach City College President’s Ambassadors were announced in September by the LBCC Foundation and the Office of Public Affairs and Marketing.

The President’s Ambassadors are an elite group of LBCC students who, in addition to their studies, work to promote the College and initiatives of the Superintendent-President within the community.

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Viking News Staff Wins 7 Journalism Awards

The Viking News print edition took home a total of seven awards at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) SoCal Conference held Sept. 30 at California State University, Fullerton.

The following JACC awards were based on the students’ work published in the Viking News print and lbccviking.com online editions during the 2017-18 school year: