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James Martinez Takes Veterans’ Concerns to the Hill

LBCC Veterans Services and Financial Aid Advisor James Martinez has been elected as a delegate to the National Association of Veterans’ Program Administrators (NAVPA), an organization for those who are involved in the operation of veterans’ affairs programs and/or the delivery of services to veterans as school certifying officials across the country.

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Board of Governors Honors LBCC With Energy Sustainability Award

Long Beach City College was recognized by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors as a recipient of the annual Excellence in Energy and Sustainability Awards.

LBCC’s Vice President of Business Services Marlene Drinkwine was selected as a 2018 Sustainability Champion. She was instrumental in creating an Integrated Energy Master Plan with the goal to meet and exceed the legislative requirements of AB 32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act.

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Long Beach College Promise 2.0 Competes at Prestigious 2019 Bellwether Awards
Earns top ten finalist position for national community college honor

Considered as the equivalent to the Academy Award for community colleges nationwide, Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) placed in the top 10 of more than 1,000 community colleges as a 2019 Bellwether finalist for its Long Beach College Promise 2.0 Program at the Community College Futures Assembly in San Antonio, Texas. Of the 1,000 programs reviewed by Bellwether, this puts LBCCD in the top one percent of all community colleges nationwide.

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A Bellwether award.

LB College Promises 2.0 Competes at Prestigious 2019 Bellwether Awards
Earns top ten finalist position for national community college honor

Considered as the equivalent to the Academy Award for community colleges nationwide, Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) placed in the top 10 of more than 1,000 community colleges as a 2019 Bellwether finalist for its Long Beach College Promise 2.0 Program at the Community College Futures Assembly in San Antonio, Texas. Of the 1,000 programs reviewed by Bellwether, this puts LBCCD in the top one percent of all community colleges nationwide.