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BCC Receives $10M Grant for Critical Infrastructure Upgrades
Berkshire Community College (BCC) is pleased to announce it is one of four public colleges in the Commonwealth to receive substantial funding through Gov. Charlie Baker's new Critical Building Infrastructure Program. Joining recipients UMass Dartmouth, Northern Essex Community College and Massachusetts Maritime Academy as the first recipients of the multi-stage, $165 million program, BCC will receive $10 million to support window replacement at Koussevitzky Arts Center and Jonathan Edwards Library buildings, including the removal of caulking containing PCBs to comply with EPA requirements. The projects are expected to be completed over the course of about 18 months.
BCC Foundation Introduces Richard J. Melluzzo Scholarship
-- The Berkshire Community College (BCC) Foundation announces the creation of the Richard J. Melluzzo Scholarship, made possible by an anonymous donor in honor of the beloved late psychologist and public health administrator. Melluzzo, who died in December 2021, was a resident of Great Barrington for more 45 years and was an active member of the community.
BCC Offers Free Tutoring to All Students
Among the many advantages of pandemic restrictions being largely lifted, tutoring services at Berkshire Community College (BCC) are back in full swing -- and are better than before.
Professor Wins Open Education Resources Award
Berkshire Community College (BCC) congratulates Professor of Life Sciences Fayette Reynolds for winning second place in the Massachusetts Open Educational Resources (OER) Advisory Council's first annual OER Olympic Awards. Reynolds created BCC's Bioscience Image Library, which offers students and the general public free access to microscopic images of plants, animals, bacteria, fungi and more. The images are particularly useful for students studying biology, botany, zoology, histology and microbiology.
BCC hires new staff to the College
Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the addition of seven new full-time staff members, as well as an employment status change for one staff member
Autumn Ni Dubhghaill - “Werkes on Stone; Slate - Series One”
The artist Autumn Ni Dubhghaill is an alumnus of the visual art department, the works on slate series will show case thematic assemblages from foraged and found objects.