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"People who continue to pursue their education in the Berkshires, stay in the Berkshires." — Ellen Kennedy
Berkshire County College Students Among '29 Who Shine'
"Each one of these students has a remarkable story to tell." said Gov. Deval Patrick
Astronaut Wilson Slated as BCC's Commencement Speaker
"Ms. Wilson is a great example of what you can accomplish when you work hard and set your sights high." — President Ellen Kennedy
Education Secretary Pushes Case For Patrick's Spending Plan
"I've seen real urgency in the needs out here in the rural areas that I don't see in the other areas across the state." — Matthew Malone.
Hundreds Attend BCC's Not Your Average Dog Show
"Community is our middle name and we're trying to do things for many niches of the community." — Jeff Doscher
County's High Schoolers Swarm BCC To Learn About STEM Jobs
"You may decide to go away to college but you can come back here and be gainfully employed." — Julia Hannum 2 Comments
Governor Reaffirms Rodowicz as BCC Trustee Chairman
"We will continue to meet the needs of the residents and the employers of Berkshire County and the commonwealth." — Darlene Rodowicz
BCC Granted $21.1M For Hawthorne & Melville Halls
"This will be transformative." — President Ellen Kennedy
BCC Granted $88K To Improve STEM Education
"Ultimately the goal is to improve student success rate." — Gina Stec
Nuclea Institute Offers Experimental Experience
"The experiments are really interesting. They're something you can't do anywhere else." — Virginia Goggins
MCLA, BCC Merge Business Programs In Pittsfield
"It's really a win, win for a lot of the students and the county in general." — Charles Kaminski
Kennedy Confirmed As BCC President
The state Board of Higher Education on Tuesday confirmed the selection of Ellen Kennedy as the new president of Berkshire Community College.
BCC Dedicates Tennis Courts To Former President
"I am just so pleased and humbled today." — Paul Raverta
Berkshire Community College Graduates 308
During the ceremony, which was open to the public, the college awarded 263 associate degrees and 55 certificates to 308 students. 1 Comment
BCC Taps Ellen Kennedy As School's 7th President
"I am 100 percent certain that Ellen Kennedy is the right choice for president of Berkshire Community College." — Ross Dindio 1 Comment
BCC Selects Valedictorian For 2012
Berkshire Community College announced that Caitlyn Bessette has been selected as the 2012 valedictorian and will provide remarks at the commencement ceremony to be held Friday, June 1, at Tanglewood in Lenox.
BCC Announces Three Presidential Finalists
The candidates are Steven G. Budd, interim President Ellen Kennedy and Valerie R. Roberson.
MCLA, BCC Open Shared Campus In Downtown Pittsfield
"I think that we should change the name of the Intermodal Center to the 'Olver Educational Center' because we have the start of a big, big higher-education campus in downtown Pittsfield." — James Ruberto
Berkshire Community College President Retiring
"I have loved my time at BCC and will forever be grateful for the opportunity." — Paul Raverta 2 Comments
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