BCC's South County Center Offering Free Program for Adult Learners

March 3, 2017

Berkshire Community College’s (BCC) South County Center is offering a new program for adults ages 24 and older who are interested in attending BCC and who have no or some college experience. ACE

 The Adult College Experience (ACE) program is designed to provide prospective adult students with a roadmap to navigate the college system ─ complete with tools and resources that will facilitate their seamless transition to higher education.

The free program includes three sessions to be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.:

  •  Thurs., March 23 – Learn about admissions and financial aid. Hear from a panel of current students and alumni.
  • Thurs., April 6 – Take a skills assessment and meet with an advisor.
  • Thurs., April 13 – Register for upcoming classes and learn about college resources.

Participants who attend all three sessions will be entered to win a voucher for a free three-credit class. An optional fourth session, to be held on Thurs., March 30, will offer hands-on help with the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid as well as other specialized student support workshops.

All sessions will be held at BCC’s South County Center is located at 343 Main St. in Great Barrington. Registration is required by March 20. For more information, contact Julie Hannum at 413-236-5201.