News & Events Archive

BCC Partners with Rural Recovery Resources to Train Professionals on Substance Use Disorders
On May 18, 2021, Berkshire Community College (BCC) began a series of five online training sessions called Foundations of Opioid Addiction and Recovery, designed for healthcare and social services professionals working in South Berkshire County. The training program was made possible with a $1 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant awarded to Rural Recovery Resources, a project created by the South Berkshire Opioid Consortium (SBOC). The SBOC consists of four funded partners: Berkshire Community College, The Brien Center, Fairview Hospital, and the Railroad Street Youth Project. BCC will conduct training sessions twice a year for the next three years.
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.
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 Offers Food and Beverage Management Certificate
BCC announces the addition of a Food and Beverage Management Certificate to its hospitality program. Available in fall 2021, the Food and Beverage Management Certificate is a one-year, 28-credit program that prepares students for entry-level positions in the food and beverage industry.
NEW Hospitality and Culinary Program
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.