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BCC offering Virtual Massage Therapy Information session

Information sessions provide an opportunity for prospective and accepted Massage Therapy students to learn more about the Massage Therapy program

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BCC Offering Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

The non-credit program provides hybrid (classroom and online) instruction, laboratory simulation, and clinical site placement to train phlebotomy technicians.

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BCC To Offer New Intro To Cybersecurity Workshop

This five-week (15 hour) workshop is a self-paced online program split into four topics that will take one week each to complete. The topics are: need for cybersecurity; cyber-attacks, concepts, and techniques; protecting your data; and protecting the organization.

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BCC To Offer New Entrepreneurship, Studio Art Certificates

Courses will focus on Management, Marketing, Accounting, Business Law, Communications and Economics.

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BCC To Host Fine And Performing Arts Virtual Information Session

BCC offers associate's degrees in areas of Music, Visual Arts and Theatre, and a certificate in Music Production.

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BCC and MCLA To Pilot College Program For Homeless Youths

The statewide initiative, piloted at various public community colleges and four year institutions across the Commonwealth, is called the "Moving to College" program.

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BCC Launches A Collegiate Recovery Community

The recovery community, Students for Recovery at BCC, is a shared space for students to give and gain peer support, celebrate recovery, pursue their college goals, and find success.

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BCC To Host Virtual Registration Day Saturday

The event will allow students to apply, register, get assistance with financial aid, and become enrolled students, prior to the start of spring classes, which begin on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021.

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Colleges Training Teachers 'For Whatever Comes Next' in Age of COVID

When the world turned upside down in March, MCLA professor Nicholas Stroud, like educators across the country, had to rethink how he teaches. But as the chair of the school's education department, he also had to think about what he teaches.

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BCC to Host Virtual Open House

During the virtual open house, guests will hear from President Ellen Kennedy before they choose one of four break out rooms, where they can chat with Admissions Counselors and faculty about their academic interests or how to navigate the admissions process.

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BCC Holding Regular COVID-19 Testing for Faculty, Students

Every two weeks since the beginning of the semester in September, BCC has offered free testing to any staff, faculty, and on-campus student. This service is volunteer and offered through vendor County Ambulance.

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BCC Shines Light on Honors Program

Berkshire Community College is hoping to bring more awareness of its honors program as a path for student achievement.

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BCC Hires New Faculty, Staff

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BCC Hosts Virtual Admissions Booth

The BCC virtual booth provides access to interested students looking for information about how to become a student at the College.

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Berkshire Community College Celebrates 60th Year With Video Ceremony

Much of Berkshire Community College's original establishment is because of the work done by former state Rep. Thomas C. Wojtkowski of Pittsfield, who represented what was then the 5th Berkshire District.

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BCC Transforms Jonathan Edwards Library Into Learning Common

The goal is to transform the space, which before only offered library services, to become the primary academic hub of the campus.

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BCC Announces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council

The first plans for the council began in the summer, while BCC staff were preparing for a remote learning semester in the fall.

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BCC To Host Virtual Info-Sessions

These sessions are designed to help students enroll in classes this spring. This October, the sessions will be on Monday, Oct. 5 at 4:00 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 15 at 12:00 p.m.

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BCC Host Non-profit Institute Workshop

Berkshire Community College (BCC) will begin hosting the Non-profit Institute, which runs eight consecutive workshop sessions weekly, on Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:00 pm via Zoom, Oct. 1 through Nov. 19.

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BCC to Offer New Certificate Programs This Fall

Berkshire Community College will be offering two new certificate programs in the 2020-2021 academic year, including Law Enforcement and Mental Health Worker certificates in addition to the Cannabis Industry certificate, which is now offering a second year cohort model this fall.

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BCC Offers Networking and Cybersecurity Program

Students can also elect to transfer to a college or university to further their skills in computer Info Systems (CIS) to become a tier 2 or 3 security analyst or network engineer. On average, entry level analysts start out making about $62,000 a year.

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BCC Hires New Dean of Students, Interim Dean of Enrollment

Celia Norcross has accepted the position of dean of students. Michael Sharp has accepted the role as interim dean of enrollment, replacing Christina Wynn, who has taken the position of dean of business and outreach at the college.

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The Case for Community College

Even in the face of COVID-19, Berkshire Community College, like other community colleges across the commonwealth, pivoted in the spring to ensure our students succeeded in pursuing their studies. The college made investments in faculty professional development and technology infrastructure to ensure our fall classes could be held in the safest, most accessible way while ensuring successful learning outcomes.

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BCC Pinning Ceremony Recognizes Nursing Graduates

On a rainy Tuesday evening, graduates in the program were invited to drive around the college's circular driveway to receive their pins, certificates and diplomas.

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