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The National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has named Long Beach Community College District in Long Beach, CA as its 2014 Entrepreneurial College at its 12th Annual Conference, powered by Intuit, now underway in Phoenix.
In an event Monday at Ernest McBride High School, Mayor Robert Garcia, LBUSD Superintendent Chris Steinhauser, LBCC President Eloy Oakley, and CSULB President Jane Conoley announced a sweeping educational initiative that enhances the Long Beach College Promise by bringing the City into partnership with the three major educational institutions in Long Beach and expanding the mission of the College Promise.
Irma Archuleta (far left) is sworn in by Long Beach City College Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley (center). Former Area 2 Trustee and current Long Beach Councilmember Roberto Uranga stands near (far right). Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees announced at Thursday night’s Board of Trustees special meeting that Irma Archuleta will fill the Area 2 vacancy with a unanimous vote of 4-0.
(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 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 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.
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.
Trisha Marx named new women’s volleyball head coach at LBCC. Director of Athletics Joe Cascio has announced the hiring of Trisha Marx as Long Beach City College’s new head coach of women’s volleyball for the upcoming fall season.
Long Beach City College football head coach Brett Peabody has announced that 17 former Vikings will be transferring to four-year institutions to continue their academic and athletic careers this fall. “We are incredibly proud of these young men,” said Peabody.
Building GG Will House an All New Student Services Center. Artist rendering from Long Beach City College, Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced the start of construction on a new $23.4 million, 31,698 square foot, Student Services building at its Pacific Coast Campus (PCC) located at 1305 East Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, 90806.