News & Events Archive

BCC Wins Grant to Continue Offering Free ESOL Courses

BCC Wins Grant to Continue Offering Free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Courses

BCC Participates in National High-impact Practices

Community colleges like Berkshire Community College (BCC) are a great way for students to get a quality, affordable education. However, what makes students stay in school -- and succeed -- once they have been accepted?

BCC Names Spring 2021 Dean's List Students

Berkshire Community College (BCC) is pleased to announce it has named 239 students to the spring 2021 dean's list.

National 'Achieving the Dream' Program Taking Shape at BCC

Conceived in 2004, Achieving the Dream now leads the most comprehensive non-governmental reform movement for student success in higher education history, and its efforts are gaining attention.

BCC Trains Our Heroes

Berkshire Community College, in its 60 plus years of making higher education accessible to all residents of Berkshire County and beyond, is proud of all of its graduates, including the students who went to work on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Year after year, BCC Trains our Heroes.

BCC Offers GED, HiSET, and CLEP Testing

BCC is not only a place for traditional education -- it also offers General Educational Development (GED) and High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) exams, allowing students to earn a Massachusetts High School Equivalency diploma. The BCC Testing Center also offers College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, allowing students to earn college credits by passing a nationally standardized exam.

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 to Hold Pinning Ceremony for Practical Nursing Program

Berkshire Community College (BCC) will hold a traditional pinning ceremony for the Practical Nursing Program on Thursday, June 24 at 7 pm. The ceremony will be held in the Robert Boland Theatre and will be televised live on Pittsfield Community Television (PCTV)

BCC's 61st Commencement Ceremony

Berkshire Community College (BCC) held its 61st Commencement Ceremony Friday, June 4 via broadcast with Pittsfield Community Television (PCTV). During the ceremony, the College awarded 180 associate degrees and 91 certificates to 238 students.

BCC Welcomes New Vice President for Academic Affairs

Berkshire Community College (BCC) has released its fall course schedule, available online at A printable PDF is also available on the website.