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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.

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Seal of Excelencia

LBCC Recognized as One of the Best Hispanic-Serving Colleges in the Country
LBCC is the only California Community College to receive Seal of Excelencia

Excelencia in Education, a policy research institution out of Washington DC, awarded Long Beach City College (LBCC) with the Seal of Excelencia for 2020. With this recognition, LBCC becomes part of the second cohort in the country comprised of 14 elite colleges and universities to receive the independent national certification for institutions intentionally serving Latino students.