What makes Berkshire Community College a vibrant and diverse community? It’s the people. Our Spotlights are a collection of articles featuring members of the BCC Community – showcasing their successes, struggles, history and experiences.

BCC encourages you, and every student, parent, faculty, or alum to take a sense of owner­ship over their experience here, placing it at the forefront of the College.

Community is our middle name – we strive to ensure all relationships with this College are meaningful.

This is Your BCC. This is Our BCC.

This is #MyBCC.


Dalton Nicholas
  • Student Spotlight
  • Dalton Nicholas

  • Health Science student
  • Dalton Nicholas, a student at Berkshire Community College, loves fitness. He is pursuing his Associate's degree in health science at the College, and his love of the gym has him training at Paterson - and personally training others too
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Hannah Graether
  • Alumni Spotlight
  • Hannah Graether

  • Class of 2011
  • Hannah Graether, class of 2011, was a student at BCC with a learning disability. She earned her associate's in early childhood education, her undergraduate degree in environmental biology, and also spent time teaching students in the woods as field study work as she worked to earn her Master's in Education.
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Nell McCabe Faculty Spotlight
  • Faculty Spotlight
  • Nell McCabe

  • Assistant Professor of English
  • Nell McCabe is a Professor of Creative Writing at Berkshire Community College where along with her colleague Matthew Müller, helped to launch the campus Writing Center in the fall of 2015.
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  • Campus Life Spotlight
  • Renovations

  • One tree on BCC’s Main Campus always seems to change colors early. It morphs and the beautiful orange-yellow bursts signal that fall is here. Just a stone's throw away from that changing tree, a more significant physical transformation, accompanied by a symphony of “beeps” and “clunks” from construction equipment, is underway. Melville Hall is being transformed.

    Next door to Melville stands Hawthorne Hall. Renovated earlier this summer, Hawthorne Hall, the home of BCC’s biology, nursing and allied health labs, welcomes students for fall classes.

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Adam Emerson Staff Spotlight
  • Staff Spotlight
  • Adam Emerson

  • Registrar
  • Emerson has been the Registrar at Berkshire Community College (BCC) since 2015 - before that, he worked as the assistant registrar/coordinator of records & registration systems since 2006 here at the College.
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