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The Herb Alpert Foundation is the Philanthropist of the Year for 2016!

For Immediate Release Contact: Robert Schwartz schwarr@lacitycollege.edu/323-953-4011   THE HERB ALPERT FOUNDATION RECEIVES 2016 BERNARD OSHER PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR AWARD Recognizing the Largest Donation Made to a Southern California Community College   LOS ANGELES, CA, November 3, 2016- The Herb Alpert Foundation has been named the 2016 Bernard Osher Philanthropist of the Year award for its extraordinary support to Los Angeles City College (LACC). The award recognizes significant contributions to California community colleges and is selected by the...

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LACC Alum Mark Hamill expressed to the audience how proud he has always been to have LACC in his academic curriculum. “I’ve spoken at Oxford and Cambridge, and I always make a point of name-checking LACC” he said to applause.
LACC Alum Mark Hamill expressed to the audience how proud he has always been to have LACC in his academic curriculum. “I’ve spoken at Oxford and Cambridge, and I always make a point of name-checking LACC” he said to applause.

Celebrating the 2016 LACC Gala!

On October 5th, the LACC Foundation held its 2016 Gala at the Beverly Hilton. We were privileged to celebrate a truly remarkable organization, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, for their donation of $2M to the College’s Cinema/Tv Department. We were also thrilled to have the opportunity to recognize Councilman Mitch O’Farrell for his extraordinary support of LACC and the Hollywood community. The evening was hosted by NBC’s Natalie Morales and chaired by Mayor Eric Garcetti and NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt. We thank them, our...

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Dr. Jill Biden Kicks Off #LAPromise at LACC

The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release September 14, 2016 Remarks of Dr. Jill Biden at Los Angeles City College as Prepared for Delivery Los Angeles, California Good morning, Los Angeles!  Thank you for welcoming me with such warmth and enthusiasm! A few minutes ago you heard two incredible women speak.  Two women with very different stories, but one unifying theme: the opportunity — paramount above all else — to receive an education.  Education is...

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LACC’s Collegian Times Magazine Is A Pacemaker Finalist

Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 2016 – Los Angeles City College’s Collegian Times magazine is a Pacemaker finalist. The Pacemaker awards have been part of the collegiate publishing landscape since 1923. This is a national competition and judging standards have always been stringent making this award of special importance to student journalists. Winners will be announced at the Associated Collegiate Press National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C. in October. Pacemaker designates categories for each type of publication –...

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Herb Alpert Donates $10.1-million to Music Department

The Herb Alpert Foundation’s $10.1 Million Gift To Los Angeles City College Provides All Music Majors With a Free Education. The largest private gift to a community college in Southern California   (LOS ANGELES) Los Angeles City College Foundation has received a $10.1 million gift from The Herb Alpert Foundation, creating an endowment that forever transforms the music department and the lives of the talented students who study music at Los Angeles City College (LACC). The gift is the...

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