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Ascend at the Aspen Institute

Long Beach City College Receives Funding to Support Student Parents
Long Beach City College is one of four selected institutions from across the country that will participate in a new fund launched by Ascend at the Aspen Institute

Long Beach, CA – Today, Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced that it will join a cohort of four community colleges across the country selected to partner with Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s Postsecondary Leadership Circle Activation Fund.

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2023 Seal of Excelencia

Long Beach City College Earns Prestigious Seal of Excelencia Recertification
Thirteen Institutions Nationwide are Verified as Intentionally Serving Latina/o/x Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 29, 2023) – Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority on efforts accelerating Latina/o/x student success in higher education, announced today that Long Beach City College (LBCC) has been recertified with the prestigious Seal of Excelencia for demonstrating through data, evidence-based practices, and leadership, how it is intentionally serving Latina/o/x students.

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LBCC Breaks Ground for New $75M Performing Arts Facility
The all-new structure will replace existing Buildings G and H on the Liberal Arts Campus.

Long Beach City College (LBCC) broke ground for a future state-of-the-art music and theatre complex today during a celebration at the Liberal Arts Campus. The new 67,000 square foot, $75-million Performing Arts Center will house the LBCC’s Performing Arts, Music, Dance, and Radio/TV/Broadcasting departments and is scheduled to be open for classes by Spring Semester 2026.

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Headshot of Vice Mayor Cindy Allen & Trustee Uduak-Joe Ntuk

Long Beach City College Inducts Alums Vice Mayor Cindy Allen & Trustee Uduak-Joe Ntuk into their Hall of Fame

Long Beach, CA – September 7, 2023 – Long Beach City College (LBCC) is proud to announce its highly anticipated Hall of Fame dinner, set to take place at the Grand Long Beach Event Center on September 7, 2023, at 5:00 PM. This prestigious event will honor outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the college and the community.