Los Angeles Harbor College
|Los Angeles Harbor College|
1111 Figueroa Place
|Type||Public Community College|
|Motto||Where Students Learn|
|President||Dr. Otto W. K. Lee|
|Dean||Dr. Stephanie Atkinson-Alston;Dr. Kristi Blackburn, Bobbi Villalobos, Mercy Yanez|
|Number of students||10,083|
|Color(s)||Blue and Yellow|
|Mascot||Sammy the Seahawk|
Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC) is one of two community colleges serving the South Bay region of Los Angeles. LAHC serves mainly students from Harbor City, Carson, San Pedro, Gardena, Lomita, Wilmington and the Palos Verdes Peninsula.
LAHC accommodates over 8,900 students per semester, and is located between Wilmington and Harbor City, the heart of the Los Angeles harbor region.
As of 2010, 37% of LAHC's population were part-time students, with 65% describing themselves as full-time. The school population is about 40% male and 60% female.
Like most community colleges in the state of California, LAHC offers programs for students to eventually transfer to a four-year university as well as occupational training programs in business and office administration, electronics technology, computer technology, and nursing. The college also offers a program for international students.
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- Enos Cabell, former third baseman and first baseman in Major League Baseball
- Benjamin Cayetano, former governor of Hawaii
- Michael Dudikoff, American actor
- Dock Ellis, former pitcher in Major League Baseball
- David Hackworth, Army officer and author
- Don Horn, NFL quarterback
- Dennis Johnson, NBA player for the Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics and Phoenix Suns
- Chris Matthews, NFL and CFL wide receiver
- Michael Mendoza, American football player
- Juanita Millender-McDonald, former member of the US House of Representatives
- Justin Miller, major-league pitcher
- Haven Moses, NFL wide receiver
- Scott Stantis, editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune and creator of the comic strips The Buckets and Prickly City
- James "The Rev" Sullivan, drummer, Avenged Sevenfold
- Jon Weber, minor-league outfielder
- Mike Watt, bassist for the Minutemen (band)
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