News and Events Archive

Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer to Join BCC as Executive Director of Workforce Development and Community Education

Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer, who was elected to two terms as mayor before announcing she would not seek reelection, will begin her employment at the College in early February.

BCC Alumni Music Fest Draws 250 Attendees; Raises $3,000 in Scholarship Funding

The Music Fest raised funds for the Eleanore Velez Scholarship, which supports students who are ineligible for federal aid due to their citizenship status. Read more!

BCC Helps BCArc Provide Better Mouth Care Training

Two BCC faculty members recently offered "train the trainer" sessions at Berkshire County Arc highlighting the importance of oral hygiene in the population they serve. Read more!

BCC Posts New CNA Course Dates

Read details about BCC's CNA course and 2024 course dates. To register, contact us at or 413-236-2127.

BCC to Benefit from New MASSGrant Financial Aid Program

BCC is one of 15 community colleges across the Commonwealth that will benefit from a historic financial aid expansion recently approved by Governor Maura Healey's administration. 

BCC to Participate in Space Flight Experiment

BCC has been selected by the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program's Mission 18 to participate in a microgravity research experiment headed to the International Space Station.

Associate Degree in Nursing Program at BCC Receives National Accreditation

BCC's ADN program was recently granted full, continuing accreditation by the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Learn more.

BCC Program Receives National Accreditation

BCC announces its Health Information Management Certificate Program has received accreditation from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Professional Certificate Approval Program (PCAP).

BCC's Medical Coding Program Approved by the PCAP Council

The PCAP approval identifies coding education programs that have been evaluated by a peer review process against national minimum standards for entry-level coding professionals. Read more!

BCC Sees Significant Increase in Enrolled Students

BCC reports an increase in students from 1,367 in 2022 to 1,601 in 2023, representing an increase of 17.1% -- the largest percent increase in students since the institution started tracking this metric in 1991.