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LACC Math Club: AMATYC contest

The American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) contest was held last Friday, 11/03/17 at LACC in Franklin Hall 112. The AMATYC is an annual competition consisting of two tests, one in November and one in March. Get to know LACC’s Math Scholars:        

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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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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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LACC Welcomes David Shaw, LA Times

On Monday, March 28th, David Shaw of the Los Angeles Times stopped by the College to speak with the staff of the Collegian. The Collegian staff discussed its current strategy for approaching local businesses and attempting to secure advertising space in the campus newspaper. David has enjoyed great success in digital advertising and had strong advice for the group. He spoke of the significance of an increased social media presence, and the importance of revenue growth to support the publication....

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Mark Hamill Brings the Force to LACC

On Sunday, December 6, Los Angeles City College alumnus Mark Hamill returned to his alma mater to meet with current Theatre Academy Students, followed by a Q&A session with fans, moderated by emeritus Al Rossi in the Camino Theatre.  Hamill attended LACC for four semesters plus a summer session in the early 1970s.  During the Q&A, Hamill discussed his time at LACC and told stories from his acting and voice over career.  He described his audition for Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy, during which he...

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LACC Celebrates Veteran’s Day

On Tuesday, November 10, 2015, Los Angeles City College held their first annual ‘Veterans Have Talent’ in honor of Veteran’s Day. Before the talent portion of the event kicked off, Blas Villalobo, Veterans Advisory Commissioner at Los Angeles County Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, and LACC’s Congressman Adam Schiff said a few words to the more than 200 veterans in attendance. LACC has the largest number of veterans within the Los Angeles Community College District, over 500, and was rated...

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Cindy Williams Returns to LACC

On Saturday, September 12, LACC alumna Cindy Williams returned to the El Camino Theater stage as she discussed her new book, “Shirley, I Jest: A Storied Life.” Fellow alumnus and friend, Bruce Kimmel ’68, introduced the event, while Herbie J Pilato served as moderator. Cindy spoke to Herbie on the Camino stage about her life, her time spent at LACC, her notable acting career, and her quirky friendship with Andy Kaufmann. As she spoke, she brought stories to life...

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Lakeshore Learning Donates Toys to Children of LACC Students

On Friday, February 20, Lakeshore Learning and the LACC Foundation hosted a party and toy give-away for LACC students within our Veterans or Guardian Scholars programs with young children. Lakeshore has been a wonderful partner with both LACC and LACCD for many years. Their innovative educational products are used in our Child Development Center helping to further the development of the children and the learning techniques of our students who will become daycare and child development leaders. Thank you...

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2014 LACC Foundation Gala Photos

Thank all of you who joined us for the Los Angeles City College Foundation Gala! We were privileged to celebrate four remarkable individuals: David and Merryl Alpert, Steve Lebowitz and Dr. Lula Ballton. We were also thrilled to have the opportunity to recognize Jeanne Pritzker for her ongoing support of our Guardian Scholars program for emancipated foster youth. The evening was hosted by Geraldo Rivera and chaired by the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Ned Colletti. We thank them, our corporate...

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