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Freedom Festival Flyer

LACC’s First Freedom Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              CONTACT:   Shaena Engle Manager, Public Relations engles@lacitycollege.edu 323.953.4000 ext. 2244 Cell: 213.200.4728   FIRST ANNUAL FREEDOM FESTIVAL AT LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE On Thursday, September 28, and Friday, September 29, Los Angeles City College will be hosting their first Freedom Festival. The event will highlight the role of the arts and education in helping to reintegrate formerly incarcerated people back into society. Additionally, the festival will bring awareness to the need for basic human rights, social...

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LACCF Scholarships

Fall Scholarships are available!

Los Angeles City College Foundation provides scholarships and opportunities to LACC students so that they continue to excel in their educational careers. All scholarships and opportunities are provided by the generosity of independent donors, LACC alumni and the campus community (and therefore vary in amounts, due dates and eligibility requirements). To consolidate the application process and to match students with more opportunities, the Foundation has moved to an online application process. The LACC Foundation scholarship application will be OPEN for...

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Star Studded Advisory Board for Rodney Dangerfield Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT:   Shaena Engle Manager, Public Relations engles@lacitycollege.edu 323.953.4000 ext. 2244 Cell: 213.200.4728   LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE ESTABLISHES STAR STUDDED ADVISORY BOARD FOR NEW RODNEY DANGERFIELD INSTITUTE Bob Saget, Jay Leno, Brad Garrett and other celebrities and industry leaders join together to raise funds in honor of late comedian (Monday, August 28, 2017 ) –  Los Angeles City College (LACC) announced today the creation of an advisory board for their Rodney Dangerfield Institute (RDI) LACC...

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LACC Foundation Scholarships & Awards Ceremony

LACC Foundation held its 2017 Scholarships & Awards Ceremony yesterday at the El Camino Theater. We are proud to say that 312 scholarships were awarded with a value over $200,000. Combined with funds provided in the Fall, the Foundation has given over 1100 awards and scholarships with a value of over $560,000, to dedicated students during the 2016-2017 academic year!! Thank you to our scholarship donors for the generosity in supporting the dedicated and deserving LACC students. Without your...

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First Lady of Los Angeles at LACC

  On May 17 2017, the John Burton Advocates For Youth (JBAY) Graduation Celebration was held at LACC to acknowledge and celebrate current and former youth who have earned an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, or have completed a certificate program during the 2016-17 school year. In light of her personal experiences with foster care, the First Lady of Los Angeles Amy Wakefield was invited to be a guest speaker.

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LACC to Hollywood: Director Tamra Davis

LACC alumna Tamra Davis visited the campus and reunited with her previous professors, Dr. Thomas Stemple and Vaughn Obern. Together, they offered great advice to our current Cinema/TV students about film making and how LACC’s film school helped her succeed as a female director.

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Artist Talk: Kerry James Marshall

  Kerry James Marshall is back at his alma mater!  On March 29th. the remarkable painter held an “Artist Talk”  inside the Herb & Lani Alpert Recital Hall– a memorable moment at Los Angeles City College. “I came to LACC to do my two years of study partly because it was a legendary place….Some of the best teachers in the world taught me at LACC…really consolidated what it meant to make things, be productive and to be knowledgeable of...

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Rosalyn S. Heyman

Former Assistant Superintendent for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Dr. Rosalyn S. Heyman began her inspiring life-long journey at Los Angeles City College (LACC) and became the innovative, educational administrator and philanthropist she is today. At LACC, it was sheer luck  that brought her to Professor Bellford Cruz’s Economics class. Cruz quickly noticed her potential from grading her essay exams and this encouraged her to apply to UCLA. Continuing her college education after LACC was not part...

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LACC Alumni: Spring 2017 Newsletter!

Read the latest edition of our newsletter and get up to date with recent events and happenings at LACC!    

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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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