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Flavio Olazabal Circle
  • Student Spotlight
  • Flavio Olazabal

  • Business Administration
  • Flavio Olazabal began his educational aspirations as an Engineering major and then switched half way through to pursue his associate's degree in business administration. He is the winner of the 29 Who Shine award for 2019 and he has also been accepted into the Isenberg School of Management
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Jill Wollins Circle
  • Student Spotlight
  • Jill Wollins

  • Community Health Worker
  • Jill Wollins has 30 years of professional experience and a P.h.D. in Biomedical Engineering. She has traveled the globe for work before she found herself looking for a career change. She is now a student at the College studying in the Community Health Worker field and values the chance she gets to change people's lives.
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  • Student Spotlight
  • Alexander Griffith

  • Foreign Languages
  • Alexander Ford Griffith is the Valedictorian of the Class of 2018 from Berkshire Community College. He's also extremely eclectic, and has passionately studied 30 languages - after first learning to speak Hebrew, starting at the age of 12.
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Liliana Atanacio
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  • Liliana Atanacio

  • Engineering
  • Liliana Atanacio is the 2018 recipient of the 29 Who Shine award for her incredible work ethic, community achievement, and determination as she prepares to graduate in the Spring. She is also a full-time working mother of two originally from Mexico who grew up with a volcano outside of her window.
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Don Ross Profile Photo
  • Student Spotlight
  • Don Ross

  • Engineering
  • Don Ross, a Pittsfield native, is Berkshire Community College’s current Student Government Association President – where he works tirelessly to try to engage his peers in making the College a more service-oriented environment that inspires the student body to be more engaged civically. He was also held back a year and eventually dropped out of high school after dealing with a personal trauma early on in life.
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