News & Events Archive

BCC Names New Director of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Carol Allman-Morton has been named director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Berkshire Community College. Allman-Morton was most recently Director of Alumni Engagement at Amherst College, where she had been employed for more than 10 years with progressively responsible positions. Previously, she was Assistant Director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. She is also an ordained minister at Unitarian Universalist Meeting of South Berkshire in Housatonic, Massachusetts.
BCC Presents Physical Therapist Clinical Faculty Award
Members of the Berkshire Community College (BCC) Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program presented the New England PTA Consortium Clinical Faculty Award to physical therapist Connie Jansen, Clinical Coordinator of the Bronson Rehabilitation Unit at Baystate Noble Hospital, on April 7, 2022.
BCC Holds 62nd Commencement Ceremony
Berkshire Community College (BCC) held its 62nd Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 3 at Tanglewood. The ceremony, the first to be held in person since 2019 due to the pandemic, honored graduates of the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022.
BCC Recognizes ADN Nursing Graduates
The 53rd pinning ceremony of Berkshire Community College's Associate degree in nursing (ADN) program was celebrated Tuesday evening, May 24, in the College's Robert Boland Theatre in the Koussevitzky Arts Center. Susan Gazzillo, BHS Administrative Director for Cancer and Infusion Services, Berkshire Health Systems, addressed the students.
BCC Offers Free Exam Prep Class for Certified Professional Coders
Berkshire Community College invites students who have completed the Medical Coding Technical Skills Certificate program to register for a free, non-credit course called Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam Prep. The course, offered both in-person and remotely, will be held on four consecutive Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30 pm on June 9, 16, 23 and 30. To register, visit
BCC Announces New Staff
Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the addition of four new full-time staff members, as well as an employment status change for one staff member.
BCC Announces Two New Academic Certificate Programs
Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the creation of two academic certificate programs beginning this fall: Technical Theatre and Advanced Manufacturing Technician. Certificate programs, which may be completed in as little as a year or less, provide the skills needed for immediate entry into the job market or the first step toward continuing higher education.
BCC Receives $10M Grant for Critical Infrastructure Upgrades
Berkshire Community College (BCC) is pleased to announce it is one of four public colleges in the Commonwealth to receive substantial funding through Gov. Charlie Baker's new Critical Building Infrastructure Program. Joining recipients UMass Dartmouth, Northern Essex Community College and Massachusetts Maritime Academy as the first recipients of the multi-stage, $165 million program, BCC will receive $10 million to support window replacement at Koussevitzky Arts Center and Jonathan Edwards Library buildings, including the removal of caulking containing PCBs to comply with EPA requirements. The projects are expected to be completed over the course of about 18 months.