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LBCC Receives $4M Federal Grant to Help Older Returning Students Navigate the College System
Congressman Robert Garcia helped secure funding for new program

Long Beach City College (LBCC) President Dr. Mike Muñoz and Congressman Robert Garcia announced that LBCC will receive a $4 million Postsecondary Student Success Grant (PSSG) awarded by the Department of Education during a press conference at LBCC’s Liberal Arts Campus on Monday, January 22. The grant will fund the new Success and Completion Achievement Network (SCAN) program, which will create a structured support system to help students who did not enroll in college immediately after high school by assisting them to successfully navigate the college system.

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Long Beach City College Ranks Among Top Five of California Community Colleges for Associate Degrees for Transfer
The focused degree helps community college students transfer/complete more quickly

The Campaign for College Opportunity announced their 2023 Champions of Higher Education and out of California’s 116 community colleges, Long Beach City College (LBCC) has been ranked fifth in the state for the number of students to earn Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADTs).

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Vivian Malauulu to Lead Long Beach Community College District Board as Board of Trustees President for 2024
Trustee Dr. Virginia Baxter elected as Board Vice President

At its regular monthly meeting and annual organization of the Board on December 6, the Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Board of Trustees unanimously elected Trustee Vivian Malauulu as Board of Trustees President for 2024. Trustee Dr. Virginia Baxter was unanimously elected as the Board of Trustees Vice President.

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LBCC Named One of the Top California Colleges & Universities Leading California in Transfer Student Success
LBCC will be honored for efforts in closing racial/ethnic equity gaps for Black students

The Campaign for College Opportunity announced that Long Beach City College (LBCC) is amongst 27 California Community Colleges and California State University (CSU) campuses leading the way to simplify transfer for students as part of the annual Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer award ceremony. LBCC will be recognized as 2023 Equity Champions of Higher Education for working with intentionality to support Black students through the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT).