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Two Years Free & Trades at LBCC This Fall

There is no better time to enroll at Long Beach City College. Long Beach City College will see two landmark changes this upcoming Fall Semester: tuition-free education for two years to all qualified Long Beach Unified School District students, and seven new and revised Career Technical Education (CTE) programs. Both will occur at the start of Fall of 2019.

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2019 Men's Volleyball Champs

Men’s Volleyball Crowned the 2019 CCCAA State Champions

The Long Beach City College men’s volleyball team was crowned the 2019 California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) State Champions after defeating Irvine Valley College Lasers in a 3-0 sweep. This is the 10th state title for Long Beach men’s volleyball, and third under head coach Jonathan Charette. The Vikings finished their championship season with 19-3 record.

For more info on LBCC Athletics, including this year’s Men’s Volleyball team, visit Viking Athletics.
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Science Night at LBCC.

LBCC Annual Science Night

The Long Beach Community College District hosted its Annual Science Night on Friday, May 3. More than 600 people attended.

The free event was designed for the public to learn about the exciting opportunities featured in Long Beach City College’s Math, Nursing and Sciences programs in which each year faculty, staff, and students create interactive experiences that incorporate their subject matter.

Highlights for this year’s LBCC Science Night included:

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UCI Transfer Students Honor Two LBCC Faculty

Two Long Beach City College faculty members have been selected by the University of California, Irvine (UCI) to be recognized at its annual Educator Recognition event in May. LBCC Counselor Sara Blasetti and English Professor Margaret Shannon were nominated this year by transfer students Stacy Castro and Megan Sabatino.

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The OER Mini-Conference.

LBCC Hosts first OER Mini Conference
The Future is Free

Long Beach City College hosted its first OER Mini-Conference on April 26.

The mini-conference featured four sessions that addressed how faculty could meet the needs of students while still maintaining a high academic standard of textbooks and ancillary materials. 

More than 70 faculty registered for the conference. Participants were inspired and motivated by the presentations, which resulted in a steep increase in OER adoptions in the weeks following the mini-conference.