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LBCC staff handing out food to passing cars.

Caring for LBCC Students in Need

With the closure of Long Beach City College’s campuses, access to the Viking Vault (LBCC’s food pantry) was also closed for students to visit.  

In its place, Student Services has been leading the effort to provide non-perishable food items to LBCC’s students in need through a grab-n-go distribution. Students have arrived at either campus on designated dates to pick-up their bags of food either by driving or walking up to the distribution area.  

Student Highlights
A picture of Meng Yang.

Driving the Future and Helping During COVID-19: LBCC Student Meng Yang

Long Beach City College student Meng Yang has been selected as the Automotive Student finalist for the 2020 FutureTechs Rock Awards, a national scholarship program for aspiring Career Technical Education (CTE) students who contribute to Transportation Technology and their communities. 

The TechForce Foundation, which sponsors the scholarship, sought out applicants who: 


Ed Advert Awards
Public Affairs and Marketing Wins Triple Gold at Educational Advertising Awards

The Long Beach City College Public Affairs and Marketing Department was recently honored with multiple wins at the 35th Annual Educational Advertising Awards 

Three gold, one silver and four awards of merit were captured by the LBCC department that faced competition from more than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries.

LBCC’s gold awards were earned for: 

Press Release

LBCC 2020 Commencement Moves to June 12

Long Beach City College rescheduled and revised its annual Commencement exercises as a virtual ceremony to take place on Fri., June 12, 2020 at 5 p.m. Local chef and LBCC alumnus, Visoth Tarak Ouk, better known as Chef T, will serve as the 2020 Commencement keynote speaker.

Press Release
A picture of Tom Clark.

LBCC Mourns the Passing of Tom Clark

Long Beach City College is saddened to hear of the passing of former Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustee Member Dr. Tom Clark. He served as Trustee from 1998-2014.

“There are very few people in Long Beach who have dedicated entire decades of their lives to public service, and Tom Clark is one of them,” said Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees President Vivian Malauulu. “For 16 of those years, he shared his vast experience and knowledge with LBCC to the benefit of our students. He will be greatly missed.”