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California State University, Long Beach
Alumni Association

1955 - 1956


Ground breaking- For the $18,000 social activities building donated by the Soroptimist Club.

Fall, 1955

LBSC was voted into the California Collegiate Athletic Association. Tennis, basketball, track and golf entered the conference immediately.

Added Emphasis to Academic Standing at LBSC

Academically, the change to a 4.0 grading scale indicated added emphasis to the college's academic standing.

Spring 1956

Enrollment reaches 5,700 students, making Long Beach State reaching stature of a major college.

Friday April 27

Ground broke on Friday April 27, for the social activities building, donated by the Soroptimist Club.