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Long Beach City College and Raise the Barr Announce Innovative Partnership to Support Single-Parent Students
(Long Beach, CA, September 21, 2022) Raise The Barr (RTB) and Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced an innovative partnership to launch a pilot program that will coordinate care and housing for low-income single-parent students and their children. This is the first time the two organizations have partnered together with the goal of improving academic outcomes with a program that focuses on LBCC single-parent students and their families.
LBCC Top 10 Finalist in the Million Dollar Community College Challenge
Long Beach City College will receive $100,000 as a finalist to promote services to adult learners
Lumina Foundation announced that Long Beach City College (LBCC) was one of the top 10 finalists in The Million Dollar Community College Challenge, a grant competition to promote branding and marketing efforts at community colleges. LBCC and eight other community colleges received $100,000 and Madera Community College took the top prize of $1 million.
The funding will be used to help promote LBCC’s services to adult learners.
Free Transportation Passes for LBCC Students. Long Beach Transit, LA Metro and LBCC have partnered up to offer free rides for all LBCC students across several transportation systems.
Long Beach Transit, LA Metro and LBCC have partnered up to offer free rides for all LBCC students across several transportation systems. All LBCC students are eligible for the free LA Metro GoPass. Click here to find out how to sign up for your GoPass.
LBCC Appoints Executive Vice President of Student Services & Vice President of Business Services
Dr. Nohel C. Corral and Dr. Raymond “Chip” West unanimously approved by Board of Trustees
The Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Board of Trustees recently approved the selection of Dr. Nohel C. Corral as the Executive Vice President/Vice President of Student Services and Dr. Raymond “Chip” West as the new Vice President of Business Services for Long Beach City College (LBCC).
FIRST TWO YEARS FREE AT LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE
Incoming LBUSD high school graduates who enroll at LBCC in the Fall semester immediately following graduation from high school are eligible to have their enrollment fees covered for two years. Students must meet eligibility criteria and complete a participation agreement (deadlines apply).
Fulfilling your dreams usually involves hard work, difficulty and frustration. Gabriel Ramirez has faced it all on his journey to becoming an electrician. Learn how LBCC’s DSPS/EOPS helped him along the way.
Effort is everything for this Scholar/Athlete-turned-Coach. As a member of the Viking Volleyball State Champions of 2009, LBCC taught Kristopher to put in the work to get to the next level.
Deidre is a single mom who decided to switch careers and return to school. LBCC instilled the confidence that she needed.
Brandy learned about being part of a community and work ethic at LBCC. Now she’s a professional dancer and coach who is creating the next generation of dancers and building her own community.
“When I started here at LBCC, I was 29. I was really scared that it was too late as a more mature student. If I were to give advice to a student who was in my position now, thinking about returning to school, that it’s not too late.”