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Innovative Partnership program to Support Single-Parent Students by Long Beach City College and Raise the Barr

Long Beach City College and Raise the Barr Announce Innovative Partnership to Support Single-Parent Students

(Long Beach, CA, September 21, 2022) Raise The Barr (RTB) and Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced an innovative partnership to launch a pilot program that will coordinate care and housing for low-income single-parent students and their children. This is the first time the two organizations have partnered together with the goal of improving academic outcomes with a program that focuses on LBCC single-parent students and their families.

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LBCC Top 10 Finalist in the Million Dollar Community College Challenge to promote services to adult learners

LBCC Top 10 Finalist in the Million Dollar Community College Challenge
Long Beach City College will receive $100,000 as a finalist to promote services to adult learners

Lumina Foundation announced that Long Beach City College (LBCC) was one of the top 10 finalists in The Million Dollar Community College Challenge, a grant competition to promote branding and marketing efforts at community colleges. LBCC and eight other community colleges received $100,000 and Madera Community College took the top prize of $1 million.

The funding will be used to help promote LBCC’s services to adult learners.

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Dr. Nohel C. Corral and Dr. Raymond “Chip” West

LBCC Appoints Executive Vice President of Student Services & Vice President of Business Services
Dr. Nohel C. Corral and Dr. Raymond “Chip” West unanimously approved by Board of Trustees

The Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Board of Trustees recently approved the selection of Dr. Nohel C. Corral as the Executive Vice President/Vice President of Student Services and Dr. Raymond “Chip” West as the new Vice President of Business Services for Long Beach City College (LBCC).

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Long Beach City College Seeking New Members for Citizens Oversight Committee
The deadline to apply for Senior Citizen and At-Large positions is Oct. 13, 2022

The Long Beach Community College District is currently accepting applications for one Senior Citizen’s Organization representative and a Community-at-Large representative to serve on the Citizens’ Oversight Committee.

Applicants for the Senior Citizen spot must be a member of any current and active organization that advocates for senior citizens that is active within the District boundaries.

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LBCC Announces 2022 Commencement Keynote Speaker
Selena: The Series Creator/Writer/Filmmaker Moisés Zamora to address Classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 on June 9

Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced that writer and filmmaker Moisés Zamora has been selected to serve as the keynote speaker for its first in-person Commencement Ceremony in three years on Thurs., June 9, 2022.

“We wanted to select someone that represents success after overcoming the odds,” said Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Board of Trustees President Uduak-Joe Ntuk. “This person needed to be dynamic enough to address all three years of graduating classes and I know we have that individual in Moisés Zamora.”