News and Events Archive

BCC's Pam Coley McCann Featured in New Podcast

Promoting and maintaining mental health is a more relevant topic than ever before, in large part due to the pandemic. Meghan St. John, creator of a new podcast called Speak Little Forest, recently delved into the topic with Pam Coley McCann, a licensed clinical social worker with a private practice in the Berkshires and Associate Professor of Human Services at BCC.

BCC Welcomes Kelly Osorio as Director of Student Financial Services

Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the hire of Kelly Osorio as Director of Student Financial Services. 

BCC hosts 52nd ADN Pinning Ceremony

The 52nd pinning ceremony of Berkshire Community College's Associate degree in nursing (ADN) program was celebrated Tuesday evening, May 25, in the College's Robert Boland Theatre in the Koussevitzky Arts Center

BCC Announces Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Inductees

BCC has inducted 69 students into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the national honor society of junior and community colleges. The purpose of the society is to recognize and encourage scholarship among students.

BCC Returns Ecology Flag to Full Mast on Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, BCC returned its ecology flag to full mast at 11 am on Thursday, April 22. The flag has been flying at half-staff as a symbol of the "forceful and unprecedented assault on the environment" since March 2017, explained BCC President Ellen Kennedy.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren visits BCC Vaccine Clinic

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined state and local representatives and leaders of the Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative for a tour of the vaccination center at Berkshire Community College (BCC)'s Paterson Field House on Saturday, March 27.

BCC Launches Business Internship

The Business Department at Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the formation of a business internship for current BCC students, who will work ten hours per week with a local business and receive three credit hours for participation in the program.

BCC Student Monica Bliss Named to All-USA Academic Team

Monica Bliss, a student at Berkshire Community College, is one of 20 college students across the country named to the All-USA Academic Team. The prestigious award is sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Bliss, who maintains a 4.0 grade point average, will receive a $5,000 scholarship to continue her education. She will be recognized at an AACC virtual convention on May 13, 2021.

Yo-Yo Ma performs at BCC Vaccine Clinic

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed an impromptu performance during a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for folks waiting in the observation area after receiving their shot

BCC joins initiative with Advancing the Dream on Building Resiliency in Rural Communities for the Future of Work

Achieving the Dream today announced the first cohort of colleges in its new Building Resiliency in Rural Communities for the Future of Work initiative, which aims to increase equitable student success by strengthening rural colleges' capacity to prepare students for careers in today's economy.