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VP of Human Resources selected for LBCC District

The Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees recently appointed Gene Durand as the new Vice President of Human Resources.

Durand, who previously held the post of Associate Vice President of Human Resources and served as the Interim Vice President since June of 2018, joined the College in 2016.

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The University of Southern California’s (USC) Rossier Student Organization (RSO) has selected Long Beach City College’s Vice President of Student Support Services, Dr. Mike Muñoz, for the 2019 Outstanding Faculty Member award.

In addition to serving the students of Long Beach City College, Muñoz also serves as an adjunct professor of Higher Education in the Rossier School of Education at USC. He was nominated and selected by the students for his contributions to the School.

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ABC7 Journalist, Veronica Miracle announced as 2019 Commencement Speaker

The Long Beach Community College District is proud to announce the selection of broadcast journalist Veronica Miracle as the 2019 Commencement Speaker for the Long Beach City College graduation ceremony scheduled for Thursday, June 6, 2019.

Miracle is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News, and serves as a fill-in anchor and is often the lead news reporter for the evening news broadcasts. She joined ABC7 Eyewitness News in August of 2017 after spending three years at ABC30 in Fresno as a weekend anchor and reporter. 

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LBCC Hires Bill Husak as Interim Athletic Director
Legendary Figure in NCAA Division I Athletics known for reinvigorating Loyola Marymount University program

The Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Board of Trustees approved a one-year contract at its March 27 meeting for William (Bill) Husak, Ph.D. to serve as Interim Athletic Director for Long Beach City College.

“We are so lucky to have someone like Bill, who has such a prolific career in college athletics, to join LBCCD,” said LBCCD Board of Trustees President Sunny Zia. “We are very excited to welcome him to the Viking Athletic Family.”