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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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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 Staff in Human Resources, Enrollment Services

Berkshire Community College has brought on a new staff personnel in human resources and in the Enrollment Services department.

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BCC Graduates Recognized in Remote Commencement

Any other year, the graduates of Berkshire Community College and their friends and families would be filling The Shed at Tanglewood in Lenox. But instead of taking the stage, speakers stood alone in front of a backdrop. And instead of being handed their certificates and diplomas, the more than 200 graduates' names were read as their pictures were shown.

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Berkshire Community College Holding Virtual Commencement

Berkshire Community College will hold its 60th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 29, via broadcast on Pittsfield Community Television at 4:30 p.m.

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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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BCC Hires New Faculty, Staff, Reorganizes Staff Positions

Berkshire Community College has hired new faculty and staff on campus.

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BCC Hires New Faculty, Staff

Berkshire Community College has hired new faculty and staff on campus.

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Berkshire Community College Wins Prestigious Sustainability Award

The Leading by Example program is administered by the Department of Energy Resources and works collaboratively with state agencies and public colleges and universities to advance clean energy and sustainable practices that reduce the environmental impacts of state government operations.

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BCC's Nursing Program Restored to Full Approval

Berkshire Community College's Associate Degree in Nursing program is once again in full compliance with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing requirements and has been restored to full approval.

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BCC Hires New Faculty and Staff, Reorganizes Staff Positions

Berkshire Community College has hired new faculty and staff on campus – as well as new titles for other current staff.

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BCC Announces New Deans, Directors and Staff Changes

Berkshire Community College has announced the hiring of new deans, directors and staff on campus – as well as new titles for a variety of current staff.

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OLLI Forum Delves Into Issue of Ageism

At one point, Ashton Applewhite's biggest fear was that she'd end up "drooling in an institution" when she got old. She was worried about memory loss. She didn't want to live a depressed life. Getting old was not something she wanted to even think about. But something changed when she embarked on a project writing about people over the age of 80 and still working.

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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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