News & Events Archive

Berkshire Community College Welcomes New Staff Members

Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the addition of five new staff members.

BCC Awarded $735K as Part of Commonwealth's Workforce Training Grant

Berkshire Community College (BCC) has received a $735,000 workforce training grant, part of a total of $15 million awarded to the Commonwealth's 15 community colleges. Each college is allocated 75 seats for training courses, and additional funds will be made available from the grant's remaining $3.45 million after a school expends the current allocation.

BCC Names Spring Dean's List Students

Berkshire Community College (BCC) is pleased to announce it has named 240 students to the spring 2022 dean's list. To be eligible for the dean's list, full-time students must achieve a GPA of 3.250 to 3.749 for an honors designation, while students with a GPA of 3.750 to 4.000 earn high honors. All dean's list students must have declared a major and must have completed at least 12 traditionally graded credit hours during a fall or spring semester of one academic year. Part-time students have the same eligibility requirements, except that the minimum 12 credit hours must be completed during one academic year.

BCC Names New Director of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Carol Allman-Morton has been named director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Berkshire Community College. Allman-Morton was most recently Director of Alumni Engagement at Amherst College, where she had been employed for more than 10 years with progressively responsible positions. Previously, she was Assistant Director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. She is also an ordained minister at Unitarian Universalist Meeting of South Berkshire in Housatonic, Massachusetts.

BCC Presents Physical Therapist Clinical Faculty Award

Members of the Berkshire Community College (BCC) Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program presented the New England PTA Consortium Clinical Faculty Award to physical therapist Connie Jansen, Clinical Coordinator of the Bronson Rehabilitation Unit at Baystate Noble Hospital, on April 7, 2022.

BCC Holds 62nd Commencement Ceremony

Berkshire Community College (BCC) held its 62nd Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 3 at Tanglewood. The ceremony, the first to be held in person since 2019 due to the pandemic, honored graduates of the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022.

BCC Recognizes ADN Nursing Graduates

The 53rd pinning ceremony of Berkshire Community College's Associate degree in nursing (ADN) program was celebrated Tuesday evening, May 24, in the College's Robert Boland Theatre in the Koussevitzky Arts Center. Susan Gazzillo, BHS Administrative Director for Cancer and Infusion Services, Berkshire Health Systems, addressed the students.

BCC Announces New Staff

Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the addition of four new full-time staff members, as well as an employment status change for one staff member.

BCC Announces Two New Academic Certificate Programs

Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces the creation of two academic certificate programs beginning this fall: Technical Theatre and Advanced Manufacturing Technician. Certificate programs, which may be completed in as little as a year or less, provide the skills needed for immediate entry into the job market or the first step toward continuing higher education.

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.