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BCC Announces Spring Semester Dean's List

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 Hires New Director of Academic and Career Advising

Ambriz moved from Nevada to the area in late May. Previously, he was working as an adviser/success coach at the College of Southern Nevada, a position he has held since 2015. Before that, he was an employer relations coordinator and admissions counselor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, from 2006-2015.

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BCC Graduates Told To 'Do More Of What Works'

Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash turned his back on the crowd on the stage at Tanglewood Friday night, pulled out his phone, and snapped a selfie. Behind him sat 271 soon to be college graduates with hands in the air, looking up at the camera, cheering and laughing at the selfie. It worked. It lightened up the crowd. It was a fan favorite.

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BCC Hires new Community Outreach Counselor for Enrollment Services

Ruiz León, who lives in North Adams, previously worked at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where she was the advancement communications and engagement associate.

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BCC Welcomes New Director of Information Technology, Coordinator of Academic Computing

Berkshire Community College has announced that Arlen Rauschkolb has joined the college as director of Information Technology and Christian Tenczar has joined as the new coordinator of Academic Computing.

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BCC Rededicates Theater to the Late Robert Boland

When Catherine Addy was hired to become Berkshire Community College's second president, Robert Boland was nearing retirement.

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BCC, MCLA Agreement Creates Pathway to Physical Therapy Doctorate

Berkshire Community College and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts signed an articulation agreement on Thursday that opens the opportunity for a four-year degree in health sciences with a concentration in pre-physical therapy to BCC graduates.

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Economic Development Secretary to Speak at BCC Commencement

BCC's 58th commencement begins at 4:30 p.m., June 1, at Tanglewood. The event is open to the public. Tickets are not required.

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BCC Phi Theta Kappa Scholars Honored at State House Ceremony

Iolani DeRis and Bridget Wnukowski were among a small group of scholars honored as the highest academic achievers of the community colleges system and were presented with medallions and certificates for being named to Phi Theta Kappa’s All-Massachusetts Academic Team.

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BCC Students to be 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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Sixteen BCC Students Receive Massachusetts High Demand Scholarship

The Massachusetts High Demand Scholarship was created by the Massachusetts Legislature to support economic growth and development.

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BCC Workshops Focus on Small Business and Nonprofits

For more information about BCC’s full schedule of offerings and online registration, visit the website or call 413-236-5202.

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BCC Adds Two to Board of Trustees

The BCC Board of Trustees is composed of area residents appointed to the board by the governor of Massachusetts.

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BCC Offers Variety of Courses at McCann Tech

Spring classes begin on January 22. Some of the courses being offered at McCann include a free course called "Money Management for Life," which will assist students in better understanding how to become financially independent.

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Berkshire Community College Brings On New Faculty and Staff

Berkshire Community College has announced new faculty and staff additions.

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Biz Briefs: BCC Offers Micro-Grants to Help Students Get Out of Debt

The scholarship can help reduce or remove a student's debt to the college which in turn allows them to register for upcoming spring 2018 classes at BCC.

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Two New Members Join Berkshire Community College Board of Trustees

The BCC Board of Trustees is composed of area residents appointed to the board by the governor of Massachusetts.

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Harvest Run Raises $15,000 for BCC nursing program

More than 170 runners, including adults, students and children, participated in the trail run, relay and kids race.

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Berkshire Community College Offers More Fall Workshops in South County

With the holidays forth coming, consider giving the gift of learning. Gift certificates for any of BCC’s noncredit workshops are available upon request.

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BCC Honors Academic Achievement at Convocation

Each honored student ranks in the top five percent of the college with a grade point average of 3.75 or better in courses totaling at least 12 credits.

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Neal Talks Politics With Residents at Town Hall Meeting

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal faced somewhat of a tough crowd at Berkshire Community College Friday night as resident pressed him to move further left on his stances on climate change, health care, and the Israeli Anti-Boycott Act. The Springfield Congressman held a town hall meeting at the college where he quickly touched on his stance on a number of issues facing the nation. Then he held a lengthy question and answer session, where he faced sharp criticism of many of his stances.

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Berkshire Community College Launches New Education Department

Patricia Kay, the associate professor and chair of the Education Department at BCC, designed the new Education Department. She worked closely with community partners, coalition groups and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts to ensure the new department fit the needs of childcare providers here in the Berkshires.

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Berkshire Community College Hires New Reference Librarian

Andrea Robare has been hired as Jonathan Edwards Library's full-time reference librarian and will work closely with the college's coordinator of Library Services, Karen Carreras-Hubbard, to expand Information Literacy and other library services across the campus.

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MCLA, BCC Agreement Bolsters Early Ed Degree Programs

Heather Thompson started going to college in 1998. And then found out she was expecting a child. She returned home to Berkshires and six months after giving birth, enrolled at Berkshire Community College.

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BCC Names Dean of Community Engagement, Education & Workforce Development

Over the course of her career, Sasso Curtis has held leadership roles in both the private and non-profit sectors. In her early career, she held global marketing management roles at Colgate-Palmolive, Polaroid Corporation and The First Years, Inc.

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