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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 to Make Major Improvements to Paterson Field House
Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces plans to make major building improvements to the Paterson Field House, an integral part of Paterson Recreation that maintains a fitness center, basketball court, turf field, two grass soccer fields, three adult outdoor tennis courts, two youth tennis courts, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Slated for completion by June 1, 2022, improvements include installing an HVAC system, coating and sealing the floors of the Fitness Center, and sanding and coating wood court floors.
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.
Why choose community college?
Convenience, accessibility and affordability are the buzzwords associated with community college, and they certainly hold true for Berkshire Community College (BCC). But what’s often overlooked or underestimated is the quality of education — specifically, the excellence of teaching on community college campuses.
ADN Nursing Info-Session
One of the last nursing info-sessions prior to the Sept. 1 deadline for the Spring 2022 ADN cohort applications.
Free credits for high school students
BCC's Early College program is offering Free credits for high school students