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MEDIA ADVISORY: Hundreds of East Bay Residents to Attend Laney College’s Seventh Annual CTE Open House

The award-winning Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department at Laney College will open its doors to the public for a seventh year to showcase...

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Art Exhibit Showcases Works from Artists of African Descent

From April 16 to May 17, Laney College’s June Steingart Gallery will present a new exhibit: “Art in the Key of Life.” The exhibit features...

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Laney to Hold Open Forum Interviews for Vice President of Instruction Candidates

Laney College faculty, classified staff, and students are invited to meet the candidates for the next Vice President of Instruction...

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Laney College Library

Spring Library Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

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Programs in liberal arts, sciences, business, and career technical education.


At only $46 per unit, your educational goals are accessible and achievable.


Associate degrees in the liberal arts and science fields.


Associate Degrees for Transfer


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Apr 16 | 12:00 AM

APIA Heritage – Herstory: The Legal History of Chinese American Women

Presents Chinese-American women’s history through legal cases fought in supreme courts throughout the United States for equal treatment in the eyes of the law and for citizenship and immigration rights since 1852. Dr. Chiu Chang (邱彰博士) personal collection, "Herstory" features rare photographs and case descriptions of efforts by Chinese-American women to gain legal standing in the U.S.

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Apr 22 | 7:00 PM

Purple Bamboo Orchestra

Come see the magnificent Purple Bamboo Orchestra perform traditional and contemporary Chinese music. Tickets are $35

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Apr 24 | 11:00 AM


Want to learn how to get a job? Want advice from others on how they got a job? Come to the JOBS, JOBS, JOBS Fair on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM at Laney's Quad.

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Apr 24 | 11:00 AM

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Fair – General

Date: Monday, 04/24/2018 Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Location: Laney College Quad Our Job fairs provide job seekers and employers a unique opportunity to interact with each other. Right on the spot, employers can screen and schedule qualified applicants for interviews, collect résumés, hand out applications, answer questions about the job and the company, and much more.  This event will have many companies looking for diverse opportunities from business administration to zookeepers.

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Apr 25 | 12:30 PM

Judy Juanita Discusses Virgin Soul

Judy Juanita is the author of Virgin Soul, a novel based on her youth and experience as a member of the Black Panther Party. BuzzFeed called Virgin Soul one of “16 Books To Read If You Love San Francisco.” Her essay collection, DeFacto Feminism: Essays Straight Outta Oakland (EquiDistance), explores the gap between black and female empowerment; it was a distinguished finalist in Ohio State University’s Non/Fiction Collection Prize 2016 and earned a starred Kirkus Review.

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Apr 25 | 4:00 PM

Career & Major Exploration Workshop

Find Your Fit @ Laney - How to Choose the Best Major & Career for YOU! Location:  Tower Building, T-201 Computer Lab Open to all Laney students. Come learn about your personal interests, skills and values as they relate to majors and careers. Led by Sarah Backes-Diaz, Certified Career Counselor. For more information please email: sbackesdiaz@peralta.edu or call (510) 464-3197

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