News and Events Archive

BCC Practical Nurse Program Receives National Accreditation

The Practical Nurse program recently earned accreditation through the national Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), making it the only accredited Practical Nurse program in the Berkshires.

BCC Presents NEPTAC Clinical Faculty Award

On April 26, BCC PTA Program Coordinators and Clinical Education Coordinator presented the New England PTA Consortium Clinical Faculty Award to Cheryl Reynolds.

BCC Signs Articulation Agreement with Western New England University

BCC announces the signing of an articulation agreement with Western New England University, allowing BCC students to transfer seamlessly to WNE. The official signing ceremony was held on Monday, May 8, 2023.

BCC, Sonoco Partner in Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program

BCC and Sonoco Plastics have entered into a partnership to encourage those interested in a career in mechatronics to apply for an apprenticeship at Sonoco. Apprentices will receive full tuition at BCC for its associate degree in mechatronics program, provided they complete the apprenticeship.

Give to the Margaret Swann Scholarship Fund

Through the Margaret Swann Access and Empowerment Scholarship for Immigrant Students, BCC is seeking to continue her goal of equipping immigrants with the knowledge, skills, and hope needed to achieve their goals. Donate today!

Jimmy Carter's Acknowledgement of BCC Environmental Students

Brush up on BCC history! Read about Jimmy Carter's acknowledgement of BCC Environmental students and the presidential Award of Excellence.


BCC has announced that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Associates Degree Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

BCC Receives Grant to Address College Campus Hunger

BCC, in partnership with MCLA, has been awarded a multi-year Community College Campus Hunger Program Grant in the amount of $180,000. Read more.

BCC Announces Articulation Agreement with Columbia-Greene Community College for Physical Therapist Assistant Program

BCC has signed an articulation agreement with Columbia-Greene Community College (CGCC), located in Hudson, New York, for cooperation in BCC's Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program.

Four Members Elected to BCC Board of Trustees 

Four new members have been elected to the BCC Board of Trustees. The board is composed of area residents appointed by the governor of Massachusetts.