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State Superintendent Visits LBCC as Part of Career Pathways Trust Tour

(Left to right) LBCC Superintendent- President Eloy Ortiz Oakley and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson.

(Left to right) LBCC Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Long Beach City College (LBCC) Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley hosted State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson’s visit yesterday to LBCC as part of his statewide tour of Career Pathways Trust recipients.  

Long Beach Job Corp Graduates Students from 50th Anniversary Program

Long Beach Job Corp 50th Anniversary

(Left to right) Mr. Roberto Uranga, 7th District City Council member, City of Long Beach, Ms. Lisa Odle, President/CEO of Odle Management, which operates the Long Beach Job Corps Center, graduate Scott Buck, graduate Royal Holmes, graduate Mario Osorio, Mr.

Socal Honda Collecting School Supplies

The Helpful Honda Guys in Blue are bringing their Random Acts of Helpfulness to local schools.

The Helpful Honda Guys in Blue are bringing their Random Acts of Helpfulness to local schools. Making sure kids start the school year off with the necessary supplies is just another way the Guys in blue are helping out in the community.

More Than 1,000 Kids to Receive Backpacks and School Supplies, Saturday

National Make A Difference Day

Councilmember Al Austin and the Andy Street Community Association are joining together to help more than 1,000 kids get ready for the start of school. On Saturday, schoolchildren are scheduled to receive backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as free haircuts, health screenings and free food at the “Back to School Summer Blast.” During the event, there will also be an opportunity for community members to provide input on what they would like Phase II of Davenport Park to look like.

14th Annual US Sumo Open Comes to The Pyramid in September

US Sumo Open 2014

The 2014 US Sumo Open will take place in CSULB’s Walter Pyramid. Image via USA Sumo’s Facebook Page. The US Sumo Open will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Walter Pyramid, California State University Long Beach, 1250 N.

Who Should Represent Area 2 on the LBCC Board?

Long Beach City College

Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees Vice President Doug Otto has scheduled the ad hoc advisory committee meetings to discuss the Area 2 Board vacancy. All meetings are open to the public. “There will be opportunities during each of these meetings for the community to speak and give their thoughts on an ideal candidate to represent Area 2,” said Otto, chair of the ad hoc advisory committee.

Dr. Terri Long Begins Tenure as Vice President of Academic Affairs at LBCC

Dr. Terri Long

Dr. Terri Long Long Beach City College (LBCC) has announced that Dr. Terri Long is the new Vice President of Academic Affairs. Long leaves Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) in Walnut, CA after 25 years to become LBCC’s chief academic officer of the college.

4 CSULB Undergraduate Students Receive Inaugural, 2014 Douglas W. Robinson Student Success Scholarship

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David Stephens and Roozbeh Ghasemian Seven years ago, David Stephens’ daughter Gwenith was born with a birth defect that caused her to be blind. It has been a learning experience for the father, and he continues to find ways to help his daughter, including becoming the coach of a youth baseball team for special needs children.

LBCC Trustees Will Fill Vacancy on the Board

Long Beach City College

With the resignation of former Trustee Roberto Uranga, the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees voted 3-1 (Trustee Sunny Zia dissenting) during their meeting last night to fill the vacancy with a provisional appointment.  

Historic Arbor Revitalized at St. Anthony High School

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On July 2, representatives from St. Anthony High School’s Class of 1964 formally presented a check to high school President Gina Maguire to underwrite the renovation of the school’s historic Arbor in the Courtyard. The red bougainvillea-shrouded Arbor bordering the school on 7th Street and Olive Avenue in Long Beach was built over 60 years ago to provide seating and shade for students.

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