News and Events Archive

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.

BCC to host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Berkshire Community College has been identified as one of several COVID-19 vaccine clinic sites at its Paterson Field House.

BCC launches a Collegiate Recovery Community for its students on campus

BCC launched a Collegiate Recovery Community for its students last fall, and will expand its efforts into the spring 2021 semester and beyond. The recovery community, Students for Recovery at BCC, is a shared space for students to give and gain peer support, celebrate recovery, pursue their college goals, and find success.

BCC's TRIO Student Support Services program renewed for five years

BCC's TRIO Student Support Services grant program was renewed for five years, with an award of $1,473,625 to help more students succeed in and graduate from college. BCC's program will receive $294,725 per year, allowing it to continue serving 165 students per academic year through 2025.

BCC hires new Vice President of Administration & Finance

Berkshire Community College (BCC) is excited to announce that it has hired Andrea Wadsworth as the new Vice President of Administration and Finance.

End the stigma - an Op-Ed by T.J. Karis

T.J. Karis, an Admissions Counselor at BCC, writes about his experience going form a community college to a four-year school in less debt, and why others should do the same.

The case for community college Op-Ed

President Ellen Kennedy discusses the reasons why students of all ages should be considering community colleges during the COVID-19 pandemic

BCC adds 18 student names to Spring 2020 dean's list

BCC is pleased to announce it has added 18 students to the spring 2020 Dean's List, after finding a fault in the system that prevented their names from being sent in the first announcement.

MACC Presidents Statement on Systemic Racism

The Mass. Association of Community Colleges (MACC) Presidents have released a joint statement on systemic racism

2020 Falconer and Departmental Awards

BCC has awarded a number of students with academic achievement awards, known as Falconer awards, as well as individual departmental program awards