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LBCC RECEIVES MONUMENTAL $3 MILLION TITLE V GRANT
College will work to improve success for Latinx and low-income students in STEM

Long Beach City College received a $3 million federal Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education to improve student success and equitable student outcomes for Latinx and low-income students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields.

“It is both an incredible honor and a tremendous opportunity to receive such an extraordinary amount of money specifically for our students’ STEM education,” said LBCCD Board of Trustees President Vivian Malauulu.

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Governor Appoints Board of Trustees VP to Supervisory Position
Board of Trustees Vice President, Uduak-Joe Ntuk appointed as State Gas and Oil Supervisor in the California Department of Conservation

The Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) congratulates Board of Trustees Vice President Uduak-Joe Ntuk on his appointment as State Gas and Oil Supervisor in the California Department of Conservation by Governor Gavin Newsom. 

“Long Beach City College is thrilled that one of our Board Members is recognized for his expertise by the Governor,” said LBCCD Board of Trustees President Vivian Malauulu. “Congratulations to Vice President Ntuk for this amazing appointment.”

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The 2019 Hall of Fame Honorees

LBCC Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

An assistant city treasurer, an executive director of a local community organization, a former city manager and CEO, a community services manager, and an author have been named as Long Beach City College’s 2019 Hall of Fame inductees, LBCC officials recently announced.

This year’s honorees are: Long Beach City Assistant Treasurer Fidel Aguayo; Executive Director of Khmer Parent Association Chan Hopson; retired municipal chief executive officer Roger Kemp; Lakewood City Community Services Manager Chuck Martucci; and author and historian Edwina Romero.

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A picture of Carline Chretien-Shook.

LBCC Names New Executive Director of Classified Human Resources

Long Beach City College has named Caroline Chretien-Shook as its new Executive Director of Classified Human Resources. Chretien-Shook previously served as LBCC’s Interim Executive Director, a position she has held since July 2018. 

In this official role, Chretien-Shook will oversee human resources management and employee relations programs for the College’s classified professionals including recruitment, selection, employment, position classification, compensation, and other services.

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LBCC Foundation Appoints New Executive Director

The Long Beach City College Foundation has appointed Paul Kaminski as its new Executive Director.

In his new role, Kaminski will oversee and direct all aspects of the Foundation, including fundraising, operations, management of staff and consultants, and outreach to the community. Kaminski will work closely with the Foundation Board of Governors, Long Beach City College administration and Long Beach Community College District Superintendent-President Dr. Reagan Ferragamo Romali.