New and Exciting
More than 160 community members, business leaders, and elected officials attended Long Beach Community College District Superintendent-President Dr. Reagan Ferragamo Romali’s State of the College address today, July 18. In her keynote speech, Romali celebrated 2018-2019 academic and athletic accomplishments, as well as announcing two new centers that will serve the students at Long Beach City College starting in the fall.
The Long Beach Community College District has hired Dr. Alisia Kirkwood as its new Dean of Student Affairs.
Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Services, Kirkwood will be responsible for providing leadership for student government, student life, student health services, international students, student discipline, service learning/Viking Volunteers, Title IX student sexual harassment/violence, and the annual commencement ceremony.
The Long Beach Community College District hired Kristin Olson as its new Associate Vice President of Human Resources.
Olson has served as the Long Beach City College’s Executive Director of Classified Human Resources since October of 2017 and has worked as the interim vice president for the past year.
LBCCD Hires New Senior Director of Facilities
Walter Johnson has more than 28 years in construction and facilities maintenance management
The Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) has appointed Walter Johnson as the new Senior Director of Facilities Planning, Construction, and Operation.
At Long Beach City College, Johnson will lead the Facilities Department that includes campus construction and renovation, building maintenance, grounds and landscaping, custodial services, transportation, and related services of all District facilities.
“This is the first school I’ve gone to in the U.S., so being immersed in such a large diversity of people has really broadened my world perspective. LBCC has brought out a more competitively academic side of me.”
“For me, LBCC has been somewhere I was able to pursue my goals and test my abilities. Also, I love the diversity of its student body.”
“LBCC offers me a platform and an environment to succeed. From my professors to my advisor to my fellow students, I have felt welcomed, challenged, and supported.”
“The courses I’ve taken at LBCC have challenged me to dig deeper in my understanding of myself and my place in the world.”
FIRST TWO YEARS FREE AT LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE
LBUSD High school graduates at participating high schools who enroll at LBCC in the fall immediately after graduation will have the enrollment fees for their first two years paid by the California College Promise Grant and the Long Beach City College Foundation starting Fall 2019. No application necessary – every local student’s enrollment fees will be automatically covered.