Op-Ed: Expanding higher education benefits Long Beach residents and LBCC

By Long Beach Councilmember Rex Richardson and Long Beach City College Trustee Uduak-Joe Ntuk Continue reading

Long Beach Press Telegram: Long Beach City College adopts policy allowing students to use preferred, rather than legal, first names

The Long Beach City College board of trustees adopted a policy on Wednesday, March 27, that allows students to use preferred first names rather than their legal ones, in an effort to be more inclusive of the LGBTQ community. Continue reading

LBCC courses will soon be available at Jordan, Cabrillo high schools for Long Beach Unified high school students

It will be easier for high school students in the Long Beach Unified School District to take Long Beach City College classes in spring 2019, with classes coming to Jordan and Cabrillo high schools. Continue reading

Higher Education Center Could Come To North Long Beach

A proposal by 9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson to explore the feasibility of establishing a higher education center in North Long Beach was unanimously passed by the city council on November 13. Continue reading

Long Beach Press-Telegram: North Long Beach leaders hope to bring a higher education presence to the area

With Long Beach City College a two-hour bus ride away for some North Long Beach students, the area’s representatives in the City Council and LBCC are hoping to bring a higher education center closer to home. Continue reading

New, controversial state funding formula aims to help disadvantaged students succeed. Long Beach City College accepts the challenge

Dollars and cents are on the forefront of Long Beach City College leaders’ minds as the school year begins Aug. 27. Continue reading

New LBCC board member aims to bring more students, success to his alma mater

Uduak-Joe Ntuk is on a mission to connect all of Long Beach to its community college. Continue reading

New LBCC board member is looking to give students and community a ‘win-win-win’

New Long Beach City College Trustee Uduak-Joe Ntuk sees a lot of the struggles he faced in the students he will soon be serving: he was once an LBCC student from a low-income home and also a teenage parent. Continue reading

Election ushers in new leadership for Long Beach Community College District

The Long Beach Community College District’s governing board is set to have a new member after this year’s campaign ended with voters choosing challenger Uduak-Joe Ntuk over incumbent Jeff Kellogg. Continue reading