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Long Beach Reading Program Returns At Warp Speed

The popular Long Beach Reads One Book program has been revitalized by the Long Beach City College Foundation and Long Beach City College (LBCC) after a six-year hiatus. The New York Times Bestselling graphic novel “They Called Us Enemy by actor, author and social justice activist George Takei was selected to kick-off the reactivation of Long Beach Reads One Book. The months-long program will conclude with a huge community event with Takei at LBCC.

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Dr. Romali Nominated for Nuestra Imagen Award

The Honorary Nomination Committee and Board of Directors of Centro Community Hispanic Association (Centro CHA Inc.) recently informed Superintendent-President Dr. Reagan Romali that she has been nominated to receive the 2019 Excellence in Education Award at their 22nd Annual Nuestra Imagen Gala Awards.

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LBCC Journalism Award winners.

Another Headline Year for Vikings at Journalism Competition
LBCC Viking staff captures 12 awards at JACC Conference

Long Beach City College recently captured 12 awards at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) Southern California Regional Conference.

The Viking News student newspaper won general excellence twice - in the print edition category and in the online edition category. General excellence is the top prize awarded to the top 15 percent of competitors at the regional conference.

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LBCCD Seeks New Member for Citizen’s Oversight Committee

The Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) is currently accepting applications for one community-at-large representative to the Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC).  Applications will be accepted through Nov. 30, 2019.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and reside within the LBCCD boundary, which includes the cities of Long Beach, Signal Hill, Lakewood and Avalon.