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California Community Colleges Board of Governors Names Eloy Ortiz Oakley Chancellor

LBCC Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley Named Chancellor of the California Community Colleges

LBCC Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley Named Chancellor of the California Community Colleges The California Community Colleges Board of Governors today announced the unanimous selection of Long Beach Community College District Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley, a nationally known innovator in public education, as the next chancellor to lead the largest and most diverse system of public higher education in the nation.

Sonia De La Torre-Iniguez Named Director of the Student Success and Support Program at LBCC

Sonia De La Torre-Iniguez is the new Director of the Student Success and Support Program at LBCC

Sonia De La Torre-Iniguez is the new Director of the Student Success and Support Program at LBCC. Long Beach City College has hired Sonia De La Torre-Iniguez as the Director of the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP).

Olympian Misty May-Treanor Named Director of Volleyball Operations at LBCC

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Misty May-Treanor Long Beach City College has named Olympic gold-medalist Misty May-Treanor as the Director of Volleyball Operations. May-Treanor’s appointment is set to begin July 5. May-Treanor will oversee the LBCC men’s and women’s volleyball program and serve as head coach for the indoor women’s volleyball team and the newly created women’s beach volleyball team.

$1.1 Million in Scholarships Awarded by LBCC

President Oakley (center) with two LBCC scholarship recipients at Wednesday’s reception. LBCC students Michael Atia (left) and Jerimiah Harris (right) each received Ruth & Noble Hines Scholarships in the amount of $2,400.

US Sumo Open Returns to Long Beach, Saturday May 21

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This US Sumo Open is going to be HUGE (no pun intended). Nearly 60 competitors from all over the world will square off in 150+ matches! Dozens of past and current national and world champions from USA, Norway, German, Belgium, Poland, Russia, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, and Japan are signed up to compete.

CSULB Commencement Ceremonies To Be Held May 17-20

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California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) expects to confer a school-record of more than 10,000 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees for the 2015-16 academic year, with many of those earning degrees expected to walk across the stage at Commencement 2016.

CSULB Becomes Charter Signatory to the Climate Commitment

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California State University Long Beach (CSULB) along with 83 other colleges and universities across the United States, committed to carbon neutrality and resilience by becoming a Charter Signatory to the Climate Commitment.

LBCC Men’s Volleyball Team Captures State Championship After Come From Behind Rally to beat Orange Coast College

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The Long Beach City College Vikings won their ninth state title thanks to a 3-1 victory over the Orange Coast College Pirates in the 2016 California Community College Athletic Association Men’s Volleyball State Championship final on Saturday night at Pierce College in Woodland Hills.

LBCC Breaks Ground on $20M Project to Upgrade Pacific Coast Campus

Terri Long, LBCC Vice President of Academic Affairs; Eloy Oakley, LBCC Superintendent-President; Jeff Kellogg, Long Beach Community College Board of Trustee; Dr. Virginia Baxter, LBCCD Board of Trustee; Doug Otto, LBCCD Board of Trustees President; Sunny Zia, LBCCD Board of Trustee; and Ann-Marie Gabel, LBCC Vice President of Administrative Services.

Terri Long, LBCC Vice President of Academic Affairs; Eloy Oakley, LBCC Superintendent-President; Jeff Kellogg, Long Beach Community College Board of Trustee; Dr. Virginia Baxter, LBCCD Board of Trustee; Doug Otto, LBCCD Board of Trustees President; Sunny Zia, LBCCD Board of Trustee; and Ann-Marie Gabel, LBCC Vice President of Administrative Services.

Long Beach City College Professor Coleen Sterritt awarded Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Long Beach City College Professor Coleen Sterritt

  Long Beach City College Professor Coleen Sterritt Long Beach City College Professor and Sculpture Program Coordinator Coleen Sterritt has been awarded the highly prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for 2016.

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