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.


Student Spotlight: Jeremy Patterson
  • Student Spotlight
  • Jeremy Patterson

  • Computer Information Systems Networking
  • Jeremy Patterson, 36, moved to the Berkshires with his wife, Rebecca, and three children in 2007 from Oakhill, Florida. Jeremy worked as a satellite systems installer by day, and made bullet resistant doors at his second job, where he worked the third shift.
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Alumni Spotlight: Matt Fleury
  • Alumni Spotlight
  • Matt Fleury

  • Class 1985; Graduate of Theatre Arts
  • Matt Fleury was born on the east side of Manhattan. When he moved to the Berkshires in the early 1970's at the age of 7, it seems that the bright lights of Broadway followed him.
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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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