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BCC announces new hires, promotions 
Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the addition of ten new staff and faculty members, in addition to three promotions. 
BCC's Nonprofit Institute Open for Registration
Registration is open for Berkshire Community College (BCC)'s Nonprofit Institute, an eight-part virtual workshop program dedicated to teaching essential functions for those involved in the nonprofit sector. The workshops, available as an entire package or a la carte, will be held via Zoom on Thursdays, September 30 through November 18, from 5:30-7 pm.
BCC, joining other community colleges in Mass., to require COVID-19 vaccines by Jan. 2022
The Presidents of the Massachusetts community colleges announced today that students, faculty, and staff at the Commonwealth's 15 community colleges must be fully vaccinated by January 2022. This includes Berkshire Community College.
BCC Institutes Debt Forgiveness Program
BCC announces its plans to use $335,000 in federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to erase outstanding balances accrued by students enrolled in credit degree or certificate programs from March 13, 2020 through May 31, 2021. HEERF funds were earmarked as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
BCC Offers Community Health Worker Program
Berkshire Community College (BCC) is pleased to announce that its Community Health Worker (CHW) non-credit certificate program is the first to be officially approved by the Massachusetts Board of Certification of Community Health Workers in Massachusetts. Completing an approved CHW training program is a requirement of becoming a certified community health worker in the Commonwealth.
BCC to Open Art Exhibit in Koussevitzky Art Gallery
Berkshire Community College (BCC) welcomes artist Nicole Irene for an exhibit in the Koussevitzky Art Gallery called "Endanger Your Complacency by Tempting the Lumps in the Cosmic Gravy." The exhibit will be on view Wednesday, September 8 through Friday, October 8. Gallery hours are weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm.
Campus Events this Fall
Don't miss our events for students this fall, from psychic readings to caricature drawings to forums and more!
BCC Announces new Berkshire Culinary Institute with $400k grant from the Commonwealth
Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces a major change in its hospitality and culinary programs with the introduction of the Berkshire Culinary Institute, created over the past year as the programs emerge from a hiatus during the pandemic. The Berkshire Culinary Institute is supported by a $400,000 grant recently awarded by the Massachusetts Skills Capital Grant Program, which encourages individuals to develop the skills necessary to meet the varying hiring needs of employers in the Commonwealth.