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Spotlights

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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Gary Bradway Spotlight Photo
  • Faculty Spotlight
  • Gary Bradway

  • Professor of Engineering and Technology
  • When Gary Bradway was a child his father, an electrician, would tell him that when he got older he should "work with his head." He took this advice to heart.
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Renovations
  • 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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Eleanore Velez's Photo
  • Staff Spotlight
  • Eleanore Velez

  • Admissions Counselor and Coordinator of the Multicultural Center at BCC
  • Eleanore Velez, an admissions counselor and coordinator of the Multicultural Center at Berkshire Community College (BCC), is passionate about education.
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