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LBCC Alumnus Selected for National Outstanding Alumni Award

Long Beach City College (LBCC) alumnus Dr. Jean-Bernard Durand received during a virtual ceremony on September 10 the 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges. Dr. Durand is one of four community college alumni from across the country chosen to receive the honor this year. 


LBCC Students Help Small Businesses Meet Cybersecurity Demands

A government contract presents a business with the opportunity for steady revenue and a chance to serve the country. But those contracts also come with reporting and evaluation requirements that many small businesses do not have the staff to meet. As a result, many government contracts go to larger firms like Boeing or Raytheon, leaving small businesses out of the picture. 

The new M Building

Campus Construction Continues During COVID

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed the Liberal Arts Campus and the Pacific Coast Campus to faculty, staff, and students in mid-March of this year, work was only just beginning for some milestone construction projects that will change the landscape for many LBCC programs. 

A ballot box

LBCC Hosts Vote Centers on Both Campuses
Oct. 24 – Nov. 3

Long Beach City College will host Vote Centers on both the Liberal Arts Campus (LAC) and Pacific Coast Campus (PCC), beginning Sat, Oct. 24 daily through Election Day, on Tue, Nov. 3.

Hours at both centers are from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm. daily except for Nov. 3 (Election Day) when hours will be extended from 7:00 am – 8:00 pm. The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office will provide signage and social distance safety instructions upon arrival.

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LBCC Staff handing out Chromebooks.

Chromebooks & Hotspots Given to LBCC Students
LBCC Foundation helps provide technology to students with donations

Long Beach City College (LBCC) distributed 100 Chromebooks and 50 hotspots to students on Friday, October 9, thanks to a donation to the LBCC Foundation.

The Long Beach Community Foundation, human I-T and the LBCC Foundation partnered together to provide the technology, while LBCC’s Student Services area matched the recipients and arranged for the drive-up distribution at the Liberal Arts Campus.