News & Events Archive

BCC announces new hires, promotions 
Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the addition of ten new staff and faculty members, in addition to three promotions. 
BCC's Nonprofit Institute Open for Registration
Registration is open for Berkshire Community College (BCC)'s Nonprofit Institute, an eight-part virtual workshop program dedicated to teaching essential functions for those involved in the nonprofit sector. The workshops, available as an entire package or a la carte, will be held via Zoom on Thursdays, September 30 through November 18, from 5:30-7 pm.
BCC, joining other community colleges in Mass., to require COVID-19 vaccines by Jan. 2022
The Presidents of the Massachusetts community colleges announced today that students, faculty, and staff at the Commonwealth's 15 community colleges must be fully vaccinated by January 2022. This includes Berkshire Community College.
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.