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Long Beach City College Celebrates the Class of 2018

Nearly 800 Long Beach City College students participated in the annual Commencement Ceremony at Long Beach City College’s Veterans Stadium tonight, June 7.

A few highlights from today’s ceremony and re-cap of this academic year:

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A group shot of city officials and LBCC staff at the Maritime Center event.

Maritime Center of Excellence Launched in Long Beach
Workforce training program to be based at Long Beach City College

Port of Long Beach and Long Beach City College leaders officially launched an innovative new program today to provide opportunities to local students seeking the employment skills they need to join the goods movement workforce.

The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College will target a variety of programs for occupations in the global logistics and supply chain industries that require more education than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year college degree.

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Sunny Zia being sworn in as LBCCD Board President.

Zia, Malauulu to lead LBCC Board

Trustee Sunny Zia was elected President of the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees and Trustee Vivian Malauulu was elected Vice President at the Board’s July 24 meeting. In this role, Zia will preside over the meetings of the Board and act as chief spokesperson for the Board, among other duties. The positions are elected annually among the five Board members, to a one-year term.

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LBCC Trustees Take Oath of Office
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Long Beach Community College District Board (LBCCD) of Trustees will be sworn in during a ceremony tomorrow, July 24, with a reception at 5:00 pm. and the ceremony at 5:30 pm. The Board will also elect a new Board President for 2018-2019.

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The Long Beach Skyline.

LBCC Receives $1M for Long Beach Promise Scholarships

The Long Beach City College Foundation recently received a gift of real estate, which turned into one of the largest donations in the Foundation’s history. The donation was from a Long Beach couple to support the Long Beach College Promise.

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The main LBCC sign in front of the parking structure.

Long Beach City College Cuts Budget Deficit by $5.9M

Long Beach City College, through a combination of cost savings and an aggressive enrollment push, has dramatically slashed its deficit by $5.9 million.

LBCC’s 2017-2018 budget included a deficit of about $10.7 million. It is anticipated that as of July 2018, the total deficit amount will be reduced to $4.8 million.