News and Events Archive

Two BCC Students Receive National Recognition

Mariangel Dus and William Garrity have received national recognition for academic excellence. Both are members of Phi Theta Kappa, a national honor society for associate degree-seeking students. Congratulations!

BCC and Mill Town Foundation Aim to Ignite Philanthropic Giving

Mill Town Foundation will provide funding for each 40 Under Forty recipient to re-grant $1,000 to an eligible Berkshire-based nonprofit organization. Read more!

BCC Announces New Faculty/Staff, Promotion, Title Changes

BCC announces the addition of six faculty and staff members, one promotion and three title changes. Congratulations, everyone!

Letter to the Editor: How Dual Enrollment Combats Long-term Debt and Accelerates Graduation Timeframes

Read a letter discussing the rising cost of higher education and the time it takes students to complete college, and how dual enrollment combats long-term debt and accelerates graduation timeframes.

BCC Students in Practical Nursing and Associate Degree in Nursing Programs Maintain High Pass Rate for Licensure Exam

BCC reports that its PN students had a 100% first-time pass rate on the NCLEX licensure exam in the 2023 calendar year, while ADN students had a 91.43% pass rate for first-time test takers. Read more!

Foundation Scholarship Application Period Now Open

Falcons, get free money for classes! BCC's Foundation Scholarship application period opens Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. Read specific dates, deadlines and instructions.

BCC Offers UMass Community College Advantage Scholarship

Students, learn about automatic admission to the UMass and a minimum of $2,500 per semester ($5,000 annually) for a total of at least $10,000 for the final two years of college. Learn more!

BCC Selects Project for Prestigious Space Flight Experiment

BCC has announced its project to be sent to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a microgravity research experiment. Read more!

BCC Expands Food Security Support

BCC, in recognition of the steady need for food security assistance among its students, faculty and staff, has developed new partnerships and has secured additional funding for its support services in this area.

Bartending and Mixology

Understand the fundamental principles of mixology, bar organization and equipment. Learn to properly prepare and serve mixed drinks, cocktails and wines. Review the legal ramifications of serving laws.