Understanding and Engaging Under Resourced College Students

Berkshire Community College is excited to host a Bridges Out of Poverty workshop on its main campus. At this training, attendees will better understand how to help under-resourced college students.

Objectives for the event include:

  • Identify and give examples of various causes of poverty.
  • Analyze students’ internal and external resources and identify campus and community resources that can assist students.
  • Give examples of hidden rules of class and college campuses.
  • Explain and implement mediation and cognitive strategies to improve student learning.
  • Explain language registers, discourse patterns, and story structure as to how they influence students’ success in college.
  • Identify paradigm shifts in higher education.
  • Describe “Investigations Into Economic Class in America” curriculum as it might apply to my institution.

Understanding and Engaging Under-Resourced College Students Workshop overview



Nancy Stoll
Special Program Coordinator – Financial Literacy
(413) 236-1646



May 22, 8:00 AM-3:30 PM

On the Main Campus of BCC 
in the Cafeteria - Lunch Included



Berkshire Community College

Main campus:
1350 West St
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-4660

The Cafeteria is located in the Susan B. Anthony Building

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If you are a person with a disability and need accommodations, please contact Nancy Stoll at (413) 236-1646 by Monday, May 13th.