News & Media

LBCC and Port members at the Viking Bistro on campus.

LBCC and the Port Celebrate Partnership

Representatives from Long Beach City College and the Port of Long Beach broke bread together in the LBCC Bistro in late November. The two partners celebrated the Port becoming the Long Beach College Promise first industry partner, and the Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College.

Students at a resource fair.

Helping LBCC Students in Need

It was a team effort when the Helping Homeless Student Associate Group of the LBCC Foundation, the office of Public Affairs and Marketing, and Student Health Services recently organized a resource fair and luncheon for students.

LBCC students on Catalina Island.

LBCC Heads 26 Miles Across the Sea to Avalon

A group of Long Beach City College representatives recently spent the day at the K-12 school on Santa Catalina Island.

The Avalon K-12 School has an enrollment of more than 600 students who face several challenges in furthering their educational opportunities after graduating high school.

A virtual map of LBCC.

CampusBird to Take Flight at LBCC
New virtual mapping system to provide a modern user-experience for students in Spring 2019

Beginning in the Spring of 2019, finding the way around both campuses of Long Beach City College will become easier as mobile-friendly maps come to life through CampusBird.

LBCC’s buildings and grounds will be seen through a virtual mapping system providing 2D renderings using satellite imagery when one clicks the campus maps link located at the footer of the LBCC homepage.

Press Release
LBCC promise 2.0 group shot

LBCC Named Finalist for Prestigious Bellwether Award
First time in College history to be a finalist for an award for innovation

Long Beach City College has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious 2019 Bellwether Award at the upcoming Community College Futures Assembly. The Bellwether Awards are the nation’s most competitive and prestigious recognition awards given to community colleges to recognize outstanding and innovative programs or practices.

Student Highlights

Nike Selects Fashion Student for Diversity by Design Apprenticeship

Ask Patrick Rivera what he did last summer and the Navy Reserve officer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science will tell you proudly that he learned how to sew at Long Beach City College.

The second-year LBCC fashion student was selected by Nike for a full apprenticeship, complete with living expenses, moving costs and salary for six months at the Nike Oregon headquarters, starting this month.