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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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BCC Student Cited Among State's '29 Who Shine'

Myla is the latest example of a community college student who has proven to be a great asset to the Commonwealth." — Gov. Deval Patrick

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