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BCC Welcomes New Baby Lungfish to Campus
The Environmental and Life Sciences program at Berkshire Community College (BCC) has a new resident: a young African lungfish. The lungfish (Protopterus annectens), which arrived from a Californian breeder in mid-September, lives in an aquarium in the Ralph Hoffmann Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy Center.
Priority Registration begins Nov 3!
Spring semester begins January 24 – you can register starting November 3. You can register for classes early during the Priority Registration period, starting Nov. 3
Artist Dorothy Sabean Opens Show at Koussevitzky Art Gallery
BCC's Koussevitzky Arts Center welcomes artist Dorothy Sabean's show, "From Street to Elite and the Curiosities in Between," now on view through November 16, 2021. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.
College Sees Encouragement in Enrollment Count for Fall 2021
BCC recently released its enrollment data for fall 2021 -- a season still significantly impacted by COVID-19, but with some encouraging signs, most notably in the growing number of first-year and continuing students.
BCC awarded more than $250K in early education grant
-- The Commonwealth's Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) has awarded Berkshire Community College a Career Pathways Grant totaling $257,331 for the 2022 fiscal year. The grant funds tuition, fees and support for those pursuing a degree in higher education while working in the field of early education and care.
BCC Receives Nearly $870,000 Allocation for SUCCESS
Berkshire Community College (BCC) is pleased to announce it has received an allocation of $869,377 from the state legislature as part of a $16 million fund distributed to all 15 community colleges in the Commonwealth. The allocation is earmarked for the Supporting Urgent Community College Equity through Student Services (SUCCESS) Fund, which focuses on vulnerable populations. The funding, which was requested through the Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges (MACC), covers the period through June 30, 2022, but will likely be renewed if the program proves successful.
BCC announces application deadline for nursing program
BCC announces a deadline of Tuesday, February 1, 2022 to apply to its Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program for the fall 2022 semester. Admissions into the nursing program are based on space availability and follow a competitive process.