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Join the #ItCanWait Challenge!

Impact Teen Drivers and AT&T have teamed up to help make our roads and communities safe this summer through the “Create Real Impact: It Can Wait Video Challenge.” Designed to empower teens to share their ideas to drive change, this challenge invites students across California to create an original Public Service Announcement (PSA) to educate others about the dangers of reckless and distracted driving and share solutions to encourage safe driving habits in the community. The LACC Foundation is...

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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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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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