News & Events Archive

BCC Integrates Learning Communities into Curriculum 
Student success means more than retention rates at BCC. It's about making effective connections that last beyond the classroom and into the working world. Those connections are at the core of "learning communities," now part of the curriculum.
Neal Earmarks $350,000 for BCC
Congressman Richard E. Neal, Chair of the House Committee on Ways and Means, visited BCC to announce a $350,000 earmark for upgrades to the nursing program's simulation equipment.
BCC Announces New Hires and a Promotion
Berkshire Community College announces the addition of 10 new staff members and a promotion.
BCC Invites Community to the "There is No Justice without Disability" Webinar
The BCC Disability Resource Center will hold a webinar, "There is No Justice without Disability" with guest speaker, Rebecca Cokley.
BCC Applying "The Pedagogy of Real Talk" to Curriculum 
Real Talk focuses on creating a connection between faculty and students by getting to know the individual student. Real Talks create an opportunity to develop understanding, trust and empathy through open dialogue.
BCC’s Workforce Development Program Fills Niche for Berkshire County Employers
The Community Education and Workforce Development program at BCC is growing, not only in the number of students it serves and the staff it employs, but also in the variety of programs it supports to fill much-needed jobs in Berkshire County. Learn more.
BCC Receives More than $1M in Grant Funds  
BCC has been awarded $1,080,231 in grant funds from a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services program.  The four-year grant will provide stipends, partial reimbursement of tuition and fees, and supplies for up to 15 students per year enrolled in BCC's Mental Health, Addiction Recovery, and Human Services certificate programs.
Stories for Good: Celebrating Cuisine and Culture
Join us for Celebrating Cuisine and Culture with local chef Sabrina Tan. Enjoy a live cooking demonstration as Sabrina prepares curry chicken and potatoes with nasi lemak (coconut rice) followed by questions and answers, and samples of curry and nasi lemak.
6th Annual Berkshire Natural History Conference
The 6th Annual Berkshire Natural History Conference, which will feature presentations by local and regional naturalists as well as acclaimed authors, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 at The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Church Street Center in North Adams, MA.
BCC's English Classes for Afghan Evacuees Proves Successful 
In the spring of 2022, Berkshire Community College enrolled 20 Afghan evacuees in a pilot program designed to teach them English and help assimilate them into American life.