2017-2018 Guest Speaker
Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Jay Ash, will serve as the keynote speaker at Berkshire Community College’s (BCC) 58th Commencement
Exercises to be held June 1 at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass.
Secretary Ash is responsible for directing and executing Governor Charlie Baker’s
agenda on housing and community development, job creation, business development, consumer
affairs, and business regulation. Since joining the Baker-Polito Administration, Secretary
Ash has prioritized efforts to grow jobs, help communities realize their economic
development priorities, connect citizens to new economic opportunities, and build
prosperity across Massachusetts.
“On behalf of the students, faculty, staff and Board of Trustees at Berkshire Community
College, we are so excited to have Secretary Ash as our 2018 Commencement speaker.” –Ellen Kennedy, President of BCC