Success Stories Archive

Graduate Highlight: Tito Ramos

LMC graduate Tito Ramos was awarded the LMC Interclub Council (ICC) and LMCAS (student government) scholarships while at LMC.  He transferred to UC Berkeley where he will soon graduate in Media Studies. Tito’s legacy continues on at LMC. After

Student Highlight: Christina Hernandez

Christina Hernandez is finishing up her GED at Liberty Adult Education while in her first semester at Los Medanos College. She is majoring in Electrical & Instrumentation Technology and is excited about her bright future. She had

Graduate Highlight: Darren Meeks

Now attending CSU Los Angeles, Darren Meeks graduated from LMC with an Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer, one of the new degrees designed specifically for transferring to a Cal State University campus. He also

Student Highlight: Laniece Bell

Laniece Bell is a veteran, mother, Vallejo native, and third generation in her family to attend college. She is majoring in Liberal Studies/Behavioral Sciences/Sociology, and is planning to transfer to CSU East Bay in Fall 2018. Laniece

Student Highlight: Nilton Serva

Nilton Serva, majoring in Computer Science, addresses the audience at an Earn & Learn awards breakfast. When Nilton Serva was released from his second juvenile incarceration, he was on the verge of homelessness. Then the Los Medanos

Student Spotlight: Sonia Barocio

Sonia Barocio plans to transfer to UC Irvine and study biology, and ultimately earn a PhD in Biomedical Research. She has flourished at LMC, participating in the Honors Scholar, STEM Scholar, STEM Ambassador and MESA programs. She

Employers reach out to LMC for their workforce needs

Today, more than 600,000 jobs, most of them technical, are going unfilled across the nation. Business and industry are seeking both tried-and-true and innovative workforce development strategies to develop highly skilled technical workers with the right capabilities.

LMC Alumni Fulfill Their Dreams

Doing what they love, for life! Many LMC alumni are working in our communities and having the time of their lives. You have every reason to be excited about your future, too – a college education will

LMC Alumni Spotlight

LMC Alum and Marine Corps Veteran, Mark Moraga, joined the Marines in 2004 as a way to find direction and maybe a career focus for his life. He wanted to leave negative influences in his community. Mark

Success Story: George Mills

George Mills, originally from Liberia, came to Los Medanos College guided by family members, and stayed because of the warm community, the atmosphere of success, and the tremendous instruction he received. After receiving an Associate of Arts

Success Story: Morgan Livingston

You might say the desire to be a teacher was something Morgan Livingston was born with. Okay, so her mother is a high school teacher, and her dad was a professor, senior dean and even interim president

Success Story: Norma Cendejas

Norma Cendejas immigrated to the United States from Mexico at the age of 16, already married and pregnant with her first child. She never attended high school. “I came here as a migrant farm worker and all

Success Story: Jeff Lemler

Jeff Lemler found himself, in high school, fairly apathetic and without any concrete goals for the future – often a common feeling among youth that age. Eventually, after 12 years working in restaurants, he discovered his passion.

Stories of success fill our halls and our communities

Ask almost any student or graduate and they’ll tell you a pretty compelling story of how Los Medanos College changed their life. LMC has impacted the lives of tens of thousands of people, and the success and

Internships link learning to real world

East Bay Municipal Utility District • Phillips 66 • Shell When thinking about what these companies have in common, there is an important connection that is transforming our college and community that some may not know: each