The Long Beach College Promise to Celebrate Its 10th Anniversary
Educational leaders and the mayor will share successes and honor Long Beach Rotary as a Promise Champion
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHAT: Long Beach College Promise 10-year Anniversary Celebration
WHO: President Jane Conoley, Long Beach State University
Superintendent-President Reagan F. Romali, Long Beach City College
Superintendent Chris Steinhauser, Long Beach Unified School District
Mayor Robert Garcia, City of Long Beach
WHEN: Thursday, March 22 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, California 90802
WHY: Ten years ago, Long Beach State University, Long Beach City College and Long Beach Unified School District committed to the Long Beach College Promise, extending the promise of a college education to every student in the Long Beach Unified School District. The city of Long Beach joined in 2014. Since its inception, The Promise has served as a model for communities in California and across the country to develop partnerships and promote student success.
NOTES: Interviews with program participants will be made available. Additional contacts: Stacey Toda at Long Beach City College, 562-938-4004, Chris Eftychiou at Long Beach Unified School District, 562-997-8250, and Mark Taylor at Mayor Robert Garcia’s office, 562-570-6801. Twenty-four local eighth graders will receive scholarships. A graduate of the university who benefited from The Promise will speak.