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New Leadership at LBCC Board of Trustees; Doug Otto and Irma Archuleta Elected to Top Positions

(Left to right) LBCC Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley, past Board of Trustee President Jeff Kellogg and newly elected Trustee President Otto.

(Left to right) LBCC Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley, past Board of Trustee President Jeff Kellogg and newly elected Trustee President Otto. The Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees elected Doug Otto as its new Board President and Irma Archuleta as Vice President.

CSULB Receives $4.45 Million Grant For The Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement Program

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California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has announced it has received a $4.45 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund the next five years (2015-20) of its Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Program.

CSULB Student Asha Kamali May Named Best Female Actress in NBC Universal’s Star Project

Actress and CSULB student Asha Kamali May.

Actress and CSULB student Asha Kamali May. Asha Kamali May, a veteran stage and screen performer currently attending California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) as a master of fine arts acting student, was recently named Best Actress by NBC Universal’s Star Project.

CSULB Hosting Chinese Special Olympians During World Games

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Long Beach State University (LBSU), in partnership with the Special Olympics World Games, will host 330 Chinese athletes and their coaches, who will stay in the university’s Beachside Housing dormitories from July 21-24 while training for the upcoming World Games.

Long Beach City College President Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on UC Transfer Pathways

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Eloy Ortiz Oakley President Long Beach City College Statement from Long Beach City College President Eloy Ortiz Oakley on the newly created UC Transfer Pathways  initiative:

CSULB Professor Dr. Lesley Farmer Receives 2015 Librarian Recognition Award

CSULB Professor Dr. Lesley Farmer selected 2015 recipient of the Librarian Recognition Award by the Library Instruction Round Table of the American Library Association

CSULB Professor Dr. Lesley Farmer selected 2015 recipient of the Librarian Recognition Award by the Library Instruction Round Table of the American Library Association Lesley Farmer, a professor of Educational Technology and Media Leadership at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Librarian Recognition Award by the Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) of the American Library Association (ALA).

CSULB to Remain Host Site For Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games through 2017

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  Approaching nearly two decades as partners, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and Special Olympics Southern California announced Thursday, that the university will continue to serve as the host site for Summer Games through 2017.

RPNA Honors Student Who Turns Around Through Mentorship

Mentor Mike Forth stands with Jazzier Johnson and Councilmember Suja Lowenthal.

Mentor Mike Forth stands with Jazzier Johnson and Vice-Mayor Suja Lowenthal. By his own admission, Jazzier Johnson, 17, was just wasting time and rapidly becoming a high school drop out. That was before he entered the Power4Youth mentoring program of Long Beach and turned his future around. 

Rockett Academy Recognizes First Class of Graduates

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On Sunday, May 31, 2015, the Rockett Academy recognized its first class of seventh and eighth graders who completed the year-long program. Graduates received certificates and special words of encouragement from the local firefighters who mentored them throughout the year.

A Record $1.5 Million in Scholarships Awarded by Long Beach City College

President Oakley (center) with two LBCC scholarship recipients at today’s reception. LBCC students Dung Vo (left) received $14,000 and Zachariah Hawk (right) received more than $22,000 in scholarships.

President Oakley (center) with two LBCC scholarship recipients at Friday’s reception. LBCC students Dung Vo (left) received $14,000 and Zachariah Hawk (right) received more than $22,000 in scholarships. Long Beach City College awarded $1.5 million in scholarships Friday, May 29, the most of any single year in College history.

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