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2024 Student Leadership Award Winners Announced

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Four student leaders, dedicated to equity and inclusion on campus and in their communities, have been honored with the California Community College’s annual Student Leadership Award.

April Brown of Long Beach City College, Claudette Clark of Cuyamaca College, Jessica Lopez of Coastline College and Nikhil Masand of Contra Costa College were recognized April 5th at the Student Senate for California Community Colleges 28th General Assembly in Santa Clara.

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Congressman Robert Garcia Secures Nearly $1 Million in Federal Funding for Long Beach City College to Train “Space Beach” Workforce and Bolster Aerospace Program

Thanks to the advocacy of Congressman Robert Garcia (CA-42), Long Beach City College (LBCC) will receive $963,000 from the Community Project Funding to update the college’s engineering and aerospace programs. The federal investment will fund advanced manufacturing equipment to train LBCC students as skilled technicians for the growing “Space Beach” aerospace industry hub in Long Beach.

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LBCC Labor Center group photo at Jan. 24 Event

Long Beach City College Spotlights LBCC Labor Center at Jan. 24 Event
LBCC and Labor Leaders panel positioned the Center as a leader in preparing the workforce to keep in step with new technology

Community and industry partners attended a fundraising open house and reception at the Long Beach City College (LBCC) Labor Center on Wed., Jan. 24, where an industry panel comprised of members from various unions discussed with students the important role the Labor Center plays in workforce development and networking.

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LBCC Receives $4M Federal Grant to Help Older Returning Students Navigate the College System
Congressman Robert Garcia helped secure funding for new program

Long Beach City College (LBCC) President Dr. Mike Muñoz and Congressman Robert Garcia announced that LBCC will receive a $4 million Postsecondary Student Success Grant (PSSG) awarded by the Department of Education during a press conference at LBCC’s Liberal Arts Campus on Monday, January 22. The grant will fund the new Success and Completion Achievement Network (SCAN) program, which will create a structured support system to help students who did not enroll in college immediately after high school by assisting them to successfully navigate the college system.

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Long Beach City College Ranks Among Top Five of California Community Colleges for Associate Degrees for Transfer
The focused degree helps community college students transfer/complete more quickly

The Campaign for College Opportunity announced their 2023 Champions of Higher Education and out of California’s 116 community colleges, Long Beach City College (LBCC) has been ranked fifth in the state for the number of students to earn Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADTs).