Berkshire Community College takes pride in recognizing academically accomplished students. Whether you prefer to work hard independently to earn a high GPA (Grade Point Average) or you do your best work when in the company of other highly motivated students, BCC offers a variety of opportunities for both full- and part-time students who achieve academic excellence.
High-performing student enjoy the following advantages
- Increased opportunities for scholarships.
- Better prospects of admission to top four-year colleges.
- Stronger resumes that highlight leadership skills.
For more information, contact: the Registrar's Office: 413-236-2137
Nationally Recognized Programs
International Honor Society of American Community and Junior Colleges
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the BCC’s chapter known as Xi Alpha. The purpose of this society is to recognize and encourage scholarship among junior and community college students. Students are provided with leadership opportunities and are encouraged to participate in community service projects.
PTK membership qualifies students for special scholarships at many four-year institutions.
The Berkshire Honors Scholar Program at BCC provides a creative and challenging student-driven experience that provides a student with the unique opportunity to realize his/her potential. The program is designed for highly motivated and capable students who want to pursue the highest level of academic achievement possible at BCC and who are interested in courses that ask students to go a bit further, to look a bit more deeply, and to work more independently.