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Basic Needs Grant Comes to LBCC Foundation Just in Time for the Winter Break

The California Community College Foundation’s CARES for Food Security fund (LA County CARES Funding) recently awarded the Long Beach City College Foundation with a $275,000 grant to assist students with Basic Needs services. 

Funds enabled the LBCC Foundation to purchase six commercial refrigeration units that will allow the Basic Needs Office to provide perishable goods to students at both campuses. Generous gift cards for food were also provided to more than 1,250 students to use during the Winter intersession. 

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Mary Thoits

LBCC Icon Honored with Posthumous Doctorate

England’s Durham University recently conferred an honorary Doctorate of Letters honoris causa to the late Mary Thoits, a much beloved leader for Long Beach City College lifelong learners. 

The ceremony took place over Zoom on March 11, originating on the Northern England campus with the Vice-Chancellor, the University Warden, and staff. Family, friends, and students of Dr. Thoits were able to witness the ceremony from the United States. 

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Randy Totorp

Randy Totorp Returns to LBCC as Athletics Director

Randy Totorp, the former Long Beach City College head coach who led the men’s volleyball team to three state championships, has been selected to return as the College’s Athletic Director.

The decision was approved by the Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Board of Trustees on Wed., March 24 during their monthly Board meeting.  

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Mayor Robert Garcia

LBCC Announces Keynote Speaker for 2021 Virtual Commencement

Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced that Long Beach Mayor Dr. Robert Garcia will be the keynote speaker for the 2021 Commencement Ceremony.

Garcia has been a symbol of leadership and first-hand experience throughout the coronavirus pandemic this past year.

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LBCC Athletics Program to Start In-Person Conditioning for Students

Long Beach City College announced on March 10 that conditioning classes for the Athletics program will resume in-person instruction for some sports on Mon., April 12. These classes are contingent on Los Angeles County being moved to the red tier of California’s reopening classification system and City of Long Beach’s Health Orders’ alignment with the State’s COVID-19 Guidelines for Higher Education. 

The conditioning classes will be held outdoors and will practice all of the standard COVID-19 safety protocols that LBCC has implemented during the pandemic.