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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.

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The Port of Long beach.

Community can sign up for Port-related jobs at Long Beach City College
The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at LBCC training starts in Feb.

The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College (LBCC) is now accepting registrations from community members who are interested in the global logistics and supply chain industries. LBCC’s Workforce Development will be offering these short-term fee-based educational classes.

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LBCCD Board of Trustees to Meet at Pacific Coast Campus Jan. 23

The Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees will convene at the Pacific Coast Campus for its January 23 public meeting. This is a change from the usual Board meeting location at the Liberal Arts Campus. 

In addition, the Board of Trustees meetings have also changed the day of the week and the start time. Meetings are now on the second or fourth Wednesday of the month, instead of the second or fourth Tuesday. Closed sessions will start at 4:30 p.m., and open session will start at 5:30 p.m.

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LBCC promise 2.0 group shot

LBCC Named Finalist for Prestigious Bellwether Award
First time in College history to be a finalist for an award that recognizes the most innovative community colleges in the country

Long Beach City College has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious 2019 Bellwether Award at the upcoming Community College Futures Assembly. The Bellwether Awards are the nation’s most competitive and prestigious recognition awards given to community colleges to recognize outstanding and innovative programs or practices.

Press Release Mo Wright

Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees New Meeting Days and Times for 2019

The Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees recently voted to change its meeting nights and start time in 2019. Board meetings will now meet on the second and/or fourth Wednesdays of each month at 5:30 p.m., with closed session meetings beginning at 4:30 p.m.

The change in the day of the week is to avoid conflicts with other city council and school board meeting dates. The change of time is to allow more people time to attend a meeting after work.