Category: Community Outreach

PHOTO: EMT Program instructor Matt Coffey speaks about the program during Homecoming 2017
CCPE’s Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program was on display during Homecoming 2017 on Saturday, November 4, 2017. EMT instructors Glen Rodriguez and Matt Coffey hosted a table in front of the Walter Pyramid, where they provided valuable information while giving tours of the fully-equipped ambulance used to train students in the program.

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PHOTO: CCPE new building groundbreaking ceremony, (L-R) MATT Construction CEO Steve Matt, ZGF Architects Partner Ted Hyman, CCPE Dean Jeet Joshee, CSULB Provost Brian Jersky, President Jane Close Conoley, VP of Administration and Finance Mary Stephens, Senior Manager of Construction Services Mark Zakhour

Until now, CCPE never had its own building; instead, it utilized available facilities and classrooms on the CSULB campus. Due to the growing need for additional space as its programs grew, the college found it necessary to have its own space. On March 3, 2017 the campus broke ground on the new CCPE building

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PHOTO: Participants in Long Beach-based nonprofit Why’d You Stop Me? (WYSM)
Event + Reaction = Outcome. It’s a well-known formula for success that’s been touted by everyone from weight-loss experts to self-help gurus to college football coaches.

But for Jason Lehman, founder and executive director of the Long Beach-based nonprofit Why’d You Stop Me? (WYSM), the formula presented a unique approach to solving a complex real-world challenge: reducing acts of violence between the police and the community.

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In March, CCPE launched a brand new marketing campaign for Summer Sessions 2015. Speaking to the ambitious characteristics of CSULB students, the 2015 “Doers Do” campaign seeks to honor CSULB students’ determination and tenacity.

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Happy Holidays from CCPE.jpgSeason's Greetings from CCPE

Education at its best offers the promise of a better life through growth, understanding, and peace within ourselves and with one another. Students, faculty, and staff have come from around the world to our campus in service of this hope.

As we celebrate this holiday season, we are thankful to all of you for helping us bring about a brighter vision for tomorrow. Happy Holidays!

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Goodwill SOLAC President and CEO Janet McCarthy (left) with CCPE's Regina Cash

Goodwill Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (SOLAC) has been providing job training and career services for over 85 years. In 2013, the College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) at CSULB partnered with Goodwill SOLAC to offer the Medical Billing and Coding certificate program. The four-week, 84-hour program provides training for those interested in working with medical records and billing in the health care field. Classes take place at the Goodwill SOLAC headquarters in Long Beach, and eligible participants have access to Goodwill’s career services, which can include resume and interview guidance, externships, job placement, and assistance with the cost of the program.

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