BCCC professor Kathleen Kennedy Norris has been included in a list of the Top 25 Women Professors in Maryland by StateStats.org and its partner website, OnlineSchoolsMaryland.com.
David “Sonny” Lacks, son of the late Baltimorean Henrietta Lacks and a nationally sought-after speaker who has shared his family story with college and university audiences across the country, will speak this coming Wednesday from noon-2 p.m. at Baltimore City Community College.
Baltimore City Community College will host 60-80 Baltimore City public high school students Friday, April 12, for a robotics demonstration and presentation on math and sustainability. The activities are part of Math Awareness Week in which students become engaged in the practical applications of mathematics.
Baltimore City Community College will host 60 elementary and middle school students from Baltimore City public schools to show how robots can solve everyday math puzzles like the Rubik's Cube and Sudoku. The event is part of Math Awareness Week, which each semester engages students in the practical applications of mathematics.
The Dental Hygiene Program at Baltimore City Community College will hold its “Sealant Saturday” community outreach event for children and young adults ages 5-18, Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the BCCC Dental Hygiene Clinic, first floor of the Liberty campus Life Sciences Building, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.
BCCC fashion design student Carmen Green was named the winner of the Aquafina Pure Challenge fashion competition Feb. 6 by a panel of former contestant-judges from the popular Bravo television series, Project Runway.
BCCC has joined eight other community colleges in Maryland, Connecticut, Georgia, and Texas to lead a new Accelerating Connections to Employment (ACE) initiative, a 52-month project of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Students in the Year Up program’s first Baltimore City cohort will have lots to celebrate at their graduation ceremony Feb. 8 as they continue building their real-world experience at some of the most recognized business firms in the country. The class of January 2013 “group of 13” completed their internships with such companies as Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, Morgan Stanley, T. Rowe Price, and Domino Brands.
Building on its growing reputation for affordable STEM-training and transfer education, and emergence as a launchpad for careers in robotics and biotechnology, Baltimore City Community College will hold a spring 2013 induction ceremony for 37 new STEM scholars, Friday, Feb. 1 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Jan. 4, 2013 – The Board of Trustees of Baltimore City Community College has announced the appointment of
Dr. Carolyn Hull Anderson as interim president. Dr. Anderson‘s extensive professional experience in higher education includes nearly 30 years of service at BCCC, beginning in 1970.
Students in the BCCC Refugee Youth Project (RYP) threw a fall gala replete with international foods and the unveiling of their very own cookbook, Friday, Nov. 30, at First English Lutheran Church in Charles Village.
BCCC and The QUEST Journal of Higher Education Excellence will hold their fourth annual QUEST Higher Education Conference, “Vision, Passion and Power: The Completion Project for Males of Color in Higher Education,” April 11-12, 2013 in Baltimore.
BCCC has announced the appointment of Christopher Falkenhagen as director of legislative affairs and government relations. Mr. Falkenhagen brings a wealth of experience to the position, having served more than 10 years as a chief of staff on education issues with the Maryland General Assembly and as communications director for three years with the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC).
BCCC, in conjunction with the Baltimore City Community College Foundation, Inc., will participate with 15 other Maryland community colleges in a daylong effort to raise funds online for scholarships, student support services, faculty development, instructional programs and campus improvements.
BCCC brought together successful fashion professionals at its first-ever “Fashion Night Out” information exchange Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Liberty campus. The event featured a panel of guest speakers from fashion education, theatre, a major fashion retailer, Under Armour – the national sportswear company based in Baltimore – and local fashion boutiques. A custom tailor also spoke on the intricacies of clothing manufacture, alteration and the ins and outs of the trade.
BCCC has received a five-year $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to strengthen the skills of incoming students in math and science, qualify them to pursue postsecondary degrees and help them build careers in the promising fields of science, technology, engineering and math STEM).
The annual push to provide free preventive dental care to area seniors through the Baltimore City Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic made for a busy week Oct. 15-19 for student dental hygienists at the facility, who strive to make sure each patient leaves with a smile.
Students studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at Baltimore City Community College are now eligible for scholarships which pay up to $4,150 per academic year beginning with the spring 2013 semester.
BCCC has received a two-year $160,000 Citizenship and Integration grant from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an agency of the Department of Homeland Security. The grant is designed to promote immigrant civic integration and prepare permanent residents for citizenship.
Well-known political consultant and educator Larry S. Gibson will be the featured speaker at Baltimore City Community College’s celebration of Constitution Day, Tuesday, Sept. 25 at noon in Gaare Auditorium of the Liberty Campus Nursing Building, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.
BCCC has been awarded a three-year $861,694 Advanced Technology Education grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund an Engineering/Technology (ET) Project model to increase the success rates of ET students, especially underrepresented minorities and disadvantaged veterans.
Dr. Kathleen Kennedy Norris, director of the BCCC Life Sciences Institute (LSI) at the University of Maryland BioPark and coordinator of the BCCC Biotechnology Program, has been chosen to receive the 2012 Northeast Region Faculty Award of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT).
The Abell Foundation has awarded the College a grant of more than $218,000 to establish performance-based scholarships and an external evaluation for 75 low-income Class of 2012 graduates of Baltimore City public high schools, who plan to attend BCCC this coming academic year.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has acted to remove the College from probation and reaffirm its accreditation. Read full press release here.
BCCC has posted significant gains in its graduation numbers due, in part, to the College's efforts to streamline academic programs and implement mandatory advising and other strategies to enhance student completion. Access the press release here!
BCCC and the Baltimore Vocal Arts Foundation invite you to “waltz your way into spring” at a special performance of the Liebeslieder Waltzes by Johannes Brahms, Friday and Saturday May 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. at the BCCC Liberty campus Fine Arts Theatre, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.
Reprising popular appearances on the Baltimore City Community College Liberty campus, the Peabody Institute’s C Street Brass quintet will perform a live lunchtime classical cabaret Wednesday, May 2 at 1 p.m. in the college’s Main Building Fine Arts Theatre, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.
BCCC and the national nonprofit Year Up will mark the official launch of their inaugural Community College Program with a ribbon-cutting Ceremony April 17 at 9:30 a.m. Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, a number of other state and local public officials, and corporate business partners will attend.