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Warren Delivers Economic Policy Presentation To Hundreds At BCC

When U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's father couldn't work, her mother took a job working minimum wage to pay the mortgage and put food on the table. "We were one of those families that were always hanging onto our place pretty much by our fingernails," Warren said. "It was a minimum wage job so she could pay the mortgage and put food on the table. She saved our family."

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Senator Warren Holding Presentation on 'America's Agenda'

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren will be at Berkshire Community College on Saturday for a public forum on "America's Agenda." Based on the PowerPoint presentation she made at the Democratic Convention last month in Philadelphia, the senator will look at "how the playing field got tilted against America’s middle class – and what we can do to fight back."

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Students Join Berkshire Community College’s 2016 STEM Starter Academy

The program aims to provide students with the tools they need to be STEM ready in college and the workplace including: academic support, tutoring, special field trips, guest speakers and a STEM Academy Success Kit.

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BCC Pinning Ceremony Recognizes Practical Nurse Graduates

Graduates of the 10-month program are eligible to sit for the Licensed Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN).

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MCLA, BCC Offer Summer Program to Aid Transition to College

This pilot program, directed toward newly graduated high school students from Pittsfield and northern Berkshire County, will include two Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Program academic courses, which will prepare them to attend MCLA or BCC this fall.

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BCC Announces Spring Semester Dean’s List

According to Dr. Frances Feinerman, vice president for Academic Affairs, to be eligible for the list, full-time students must have declared a major; completed a minimum of 12 non-repeated, traditionally graded credit hours during the spring semester; and achieved a 3.250 to 3.749 grade point average for Honors, or a 3.750 to 4.000 grade point average for High Honors.

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BCC’s Swimming Pool to Open Daily Starting June 25

The pool, which is staffed by a certified lifeguard at all times and is handicapped accessible, is 3.5 to 8 feet deep and is approximately 70-feet-long.

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BCC Grads Told Future May Be Murky But to Keep Moving

Laura Forero thought she wanted to go into computer programming. But one semester in at Berkshire Community College, she realized it wasn't for her. She finished up her classes and tried to figure out what to do instead.

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Berkshire Community College Students Inducted Into National Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa is the national honor society of junior and community colleges in the United States. The purpose of the society is to recognize and encourage scholarship among students.

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Downing to Give Keynote Address at 56th BCC Commencement

State Sen. Benjamin Downing, D-Pittsfield, will be the keynote speaker at Berkshire Community College's 56th Commencement Exercises to be held June 3 at Tanglewood in Lenox. Downing was first elected in 2006 at the age of 24. During his decade of service, Downing, who recently announced that he will not seek a sixth term, has represented 52 communities of the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden District, the largest Senate district in the commonwealth.

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BCC Unveils New Logo to Go With Resurgence Of School Sports

"It is just the beginning of a new era at BCC." — Ellen Kennedy

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Berkshire Community College Awarded Grant to Aid Student Success

The college is hoping its selection for a $2 million federal grant will help forge stronger pathways to success for students.

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Pittsfield Board Won't Endorse Turf Field Without More Information

"To err on the side of gambling with our community's health seems like a bad bet." — Dominica D'Avella

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Austen Riggs Center Commends Berkshire Community Scholarship Recipient

Given annually since 1977, the scholarship is awarded to a graduating Berkshire Community College student who has demonstrated academic excellence in the behavioral sciences.

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Elms College Bringing Human Services Degree Program To BCC Campus

"It just seems like a next step and a natural transition." — Mary Reap

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Pittsfield Board of Health: Use Turf Field at Own Risk

"There is scant evidence on both sides." — Dominica D'Avella

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State Senate President Hears Berkshire's Challenges, Successes

"In so many ways BCC is at the center of our regional efforts to address the issue we have." — state Sen. Benjamin B. Downing

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OLLI Offers Course on Building Peace, Stability in Conflict Zones

"Boots on the Ground" will be taught by Brenda Oppermann, an international stability operations and development adviser working in fragile states and areas of conflict and post-conflict in Africa, Central Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

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Pittsfield Residents Air Concerns About BCC Turf Field

"We feel ... that what we are proposing is safe and will be better for sports activity in Pittsfield." — Michael MacDonald

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Warren: Grit, Determination Will Get BCC Graduates to Next Goal

"But, also celebrating the hard work, determination and grit that got you here." — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren

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C-SPAN to Broadcast BCC Speech by Sen. Warren

"The BCC community is very excited to hear her remarks and we are grateful to have her speech reach the public on a national scale." — BCC President Ellen Kennedy

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Residents Voice Health Concerns With BCC Turf Field Project

"It is a nice, nice area so why introduce so many toxins?" — Carol Zullo

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BCC Dedicates New Plaque To Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

"It is just my way to say thank you." — Annie Gerrity

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BCC's Hawthorne, Melville Renovations on Track For 2015

"We're still looking at commencing construction in the spring of 2015." — Scott Richards

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