Access today’s enrollment data for the 2014 Winter and Spring sessions here.
Life Sciences Building Update: Fourth Floor Now Open
of this week, the fourth floor labs of the Life Sciences Building are now
open. All students should go to the fourth floor for their scheduled labs.
Biology 102 lab students should go to Room 409.
Click here to access
current information for all Life Sciences Building moves for the upcoming
semester. Work continues on the building and more information should be
Free Zumba at Mondawmin Mall: First Session Today!
your heart some love during American Heart Month with free Zumba classes!
The Coppin State University Fitness Center will sponsor two free sessions
at Center Court at 6:30 p.m.. The first session will be held
followed by a second session Tuesday, Feb. 25. Show your Panther Pride and
wear your BCCC gear!
Today: Come to the FAFSA Completion Rally
PBI 4A Grant program in collaboration with College Goal Maryland, Year Up,
Promise Academy, Phenomenal Steps Toward Success, and the BCCC Financial
Aid Office is hosting a FAFSA completion rally today, Feb. 11, from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Affairs Atrium. Participants will receive
refreshments and free giveaways, and two lucky students will win $500
scholarships. All students are encouraged to attend. Come prepared to
complete your FAFSA and get financially ready for fall 2014 today!
BCCC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams to Compete in First Round of the MD
men's and women’s basketball teams will host a home game in the first
round of the MD JUCO tournament tonight, Feb. 11.
men’s team will be the #3 seed and the women’s team will be the #5 seed
team in the tournament. The second and third round games will be held at
Prince George’s Community College Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15.
women’s game will start at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30
p.m. General admission is $5.00, $2.00 for BCPS and free for faculty and
students with a valid I.D.
support the Panthers by using the hashtag #MDJUCO throughout the
week. The team with the greatest support each day will receive a gift.
Celebrate Black History Month with BCCC
1976, the month of February has been designated as Black History Month.
This annual celebration recognizes black American achievements, as well
as the central role of African Americans in U.S. History. It’s important
we take time to immerse ourselves in the past and honor and remember the
history and accomplishments of African Americans from all walks of life.
Daily News will highlight events taking place throughout February in
celebration of Black History Month. Click here for a full list of BCCC Black History Month
events. Events taking place this week can be seen below:
Respect the Craft: A Tribute to African-American
– 9 p.m.
Black History Trivia Game
– 2 p.m.
Student Advocacy Day
a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Valentine’s Day and Black History Month Expo
a.m. – 6 p.m.
Off Campus Student Black History Month Program
The QUEST: A Conversation with the King
Wednesday, Feb. 19, QUEST: The Journal of Higher Education Excellence, in
conjunction with the Criminal Justice Program and the English Department,
will present A Conversation with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 6 to 8:30
p.m. in the Mini Conference Center.
4A Program Speaker Series - Life Isn’t Fair
the 4A Program for Life Isn’t Fair, the next installment of its Speaker
Series, Wednesday, Feb. 26 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre
event will feature guest speaker Brian Banks, former high school football
player falsely accused of a crime of which he was later exonerated. Come
hear his inspirational story of triumph over tragedy and the power of
forgiveness. Click here to view the
tuned for updates about additional Black History Month activities!
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
Questioning 101 Workshop
Student Support and Wellness Services for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and
Transgender Questioning 101 Workshop tomorrow, Feb. 12, from 12:15
to 1:30 p.m. in the Tranquility Lounge (Room 5 of the Main Building. The
event features Jill Weaverling from Case-Brexton Health Services. She will
discuss these different sexual identities and answer any questions. All
sexualities and identities are welcome and encouraged to attend.
workshop will be followed up by a six-week long confidential LGBTQ support
group starting Wednesday, Feb. 19 and taking place every Wednesday from
12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 114 of Harper Hall.
Supplemental Retirement Questions?
with Jeannie Henry, Nationwide retirement specialist for Baltimore City, tomorrow,
Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Facilities Conference Room
to get answers to your retirement questions.
are recommended for anyone in need of assistance with the following:
- Enrolling in the MSRP 457b, 401k, 403b, Roth 457b
or Roth 401k plans
- Increasing contributions to get on track for
- Consolidating other retirement accounts from prior
jobs to MSRP plans
- Reading quarterly statements in detail
- Completing the form for rolling over annual leave
(vacation time) into the plans (for those who are planning to retire)
- Reviewing investment selections and learning more
about asset allocation and diversification
can conveniently make an appointment through the new online scheduling
system. Click here to arrange
a 20-minute appointment in advance! For more information contact Anna Rutah
Workshop on Social Security and Retirement Planning
learn why Social Security is an important piece of your retirement
puzzle! This workshop will answer some of the most common questions
concerning you and your Social Security benefits. Social Security: One
Piece of the Puzzle, tomorrow, Feb. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in the
Facilities Conference Room. Professional development credit provided! For
more information contact Anna Rutah at 410-209-6002.
Help Students Get Interview-Ready
Office of Career Development and Employment Services will host the Career
Development Workshop Thursday, Feb. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon in Room 106 of
the Main Building. Encourage your students to attend to learn about time
management, interview techniques, how to write an effective resumé and how
to dress for success. Click here to
view an event flyer.
Internship Available at 91.5FM WBJC - Deadline to Apply is
Office of Career Development and Employment Services is sponsoring an
internship with the College’s very own radio station, 91.5FM WBJC! The
application deadline is Friday, Feb. 14. Contact
Hendricks at 410-462-8492 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
BCCC Fitness Center: Now Open!
College’s Fitness Center, located in Room 131 of the Physical Education
Center, is now open. The Fitness Center has free weights, machine weights,
treadmills, stair steppers, bicycles and elliptical machines for staff and
Fitness Center will be open during the following hours:
Wednesday, Friday: 12:30 – 7 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30 – 5 p.m.
note: These hours are only for the Fitness Center and do not include usage
of the gym floor or basketball hoops. The Fitness Center cannot be used
while classes are being held or if the room is unsupervised.
Staff and Student IDs are required at the door. Appropriate fitness
clothing and shoes are also required.
bags must be kept in the assigned locker rooms on the bottom floor of the
Physical Education Center (Men’s Locker Room – Room 30, Women’s Locker Room
– Room 6). No bags will be permitted in the Fitness Center. Staff and
students are advised to store all items in the lockers while working out.
You must provide your own lock. Locks must be removed daily to allow for
usage by health class students.
any further questions, please contact Amy Maltagliati at 410-462-8320 or email@example.com.
The College will host Financial Aid
workshops for students Feb. 17 – 28 in Room 106 of the Main Building.
Students are encouraged to complete their FAFSA
forms by March 1 to be eligible for Maryland statewide awards.
here for more information about session times.
Timesheet Reminder: Delayed Opening
the timesheets due Feb. 18, be sure to use Leave Code 72 (Emergency
Release) for the Wednesday, Feb. 5 delayed opening.
remember to register for e2Campus - access the registration form here -
and check on our website for weather related closings and delays.
EEO Training for Directors, Supervisors & Managers
up to speed on various federal and state non-discrimination laws and how
they apply to you. Learn your role as a member of the management team on
how to properly handle and enforce such laws. Included are the Age
Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA), the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and more. Review the information
below on upcoming training dates and times! The next training session takes
place Feb. 20.
Campus, Fine Arts Wing - Mini Conference Center
Note – Sessions limited to 20 attendees for each date)
contact Ms. Nicole Webb, HR Compliance Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP for a specific
Business and Finance Information for CPC Card Holders
now, CPC card holders must submit their CPC statements and documentation on
time. Any card holders who submit this information to the Procurement
department late more than three times will have their card privileges
revoked. Thank you for your cooperation.
Monthly CPC statements and documentation
are due to the Procurement department by the 10th of each month:
Reminder: Spring 2014 Student Service Hours
Add/Drop period has now ended and offices have now resumed regular student
service hours for the remainder of the semester. Click
here to view hours and learn more.
Disability Support Services Reminder:
Promote Your College Events with an Eye
marketing your events on campus, please be sure to add the following
statement to all printed materials:
Baltimore City Community College makes
every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Students and/or
guests who need special accommodations should contact the campus Disability
Support Services Center (410-462-8585 or DSSC@bccc.edu)
within 14 working days prior to attending a scheduled event. ASL
interpreter requests may be made by emailing DSSC@bccc.edu
at least four weeks prior to attending a scheduled event.
Self-Study Draft Has Been Completed and Circulated
Middle States Self-Study draft has been completed and circulated to the
community via email and placement in the Middle States Self-Study community
in Blackboard. The Self-Study can be accessed here
and the Road Map to Assessment document here.
take some time to become familiar with the documents. The Self-Study will
form the basis of our Middle States Site Team visit which begins March 23.
The Roadmap guides you in understanding the focus of the Self-Study as
demonstrating our compliance with the 14 standards.
questions should be sent to either Nicole Cameron Becketts (email@example.com) or
Linda Benjamin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
No Parking at LSB During Construction
do not park under the LSB during construction. Those who park there will be
ticketed and towed immediately!
Friendly Reminder: Shipping and Receiving
handling of your incoming and outgoing shipments by paying careful
attention to the following steps:
Make sure the vendor has your full name or the name
you go by at BCCC;
Make sure the vendor has the correct address – not
just 2901 Liberty Heights Ave. but the building, office number and/or
Administrative Assistant contact information;
When items are on a PO and purchased thru supervisors
or procurement, make sure the PO lists the person who should receive the
these small steps will allow for speedy delivery and resolve any issue that
may occur due to miscommunication!
Public Safety Parking Reminders:
2014 Parking Tags and IDs Available
Faculty and staff can purchase Spring 2014 parking
tags from the ID Booth in the Main Building. All employees who signed up
for pre-tax parking through payroll deduction can pick up parking hangtags
from the ID booth or from Tyra Lambert, Administrative Assistant, Public
Safety. Pre-tax parking is no longer available during this fiscal year.
Public Safety will be enforcing parking regulations
in ALL lots. All faculty and staff who are parking on the main campus or
west pavilion must have a valid parking hangtag.
Liberty Campus Parking
Due to limited parking on the main
campus, and a high demand for parking by our students, the Department of
Public Safety reminds faculty and staff the following:
Parking Lot D, located behind the Main Building is
designated for student parking ONLY. Faculty and staff are NOT authorized
to park in this lot. Violators will be ticketed.
Parking Lot E, located behind the Fine Arts Wing and
adjacent to Harper Hall is designated for faculty and staff parking.
Faculty and staff cannot park anywhere else on the main campus – not in
student parking or on the grass.
Effective immediately, Public Safety will
begin enforcing parking permit violations. So, be sure to park your vehicle
in the designated parking lot which corresponds with your parking hangtag.
Vehicles displaying a valid handicapped parking permit or Maryland
handicapped registration may park in any marked handicapped space.
After 4 p.m., all lots are open parking
for students, faculty and staff. Persons parking without regard to campus
parking regulations will be subject to a fine. Thank you for your
Regular Payroll Schedule for FY 2014
regular payroll schedule for FY 2014 is shown below. Timesheets must be
submitted by 3 p.m. on the due date (this week rescheduled due to the
New Contractual Openings
Office of Human Resources announces the following contractual positions are
Assistant III NEW!!!
Classroom Teacher I UPDATED!!!
Evening Group Leader UPDATED!!
Project Coordinator UPDATED!!!
Teacher I UPDATED!!!
and Admissions Advisor
Please visit the link to all BCCC Jobs in the left-hand column above!
Alert Your Students: Low-Cost Quality Child Care Available
Clarence W. Blount Child Development Center has received the Child Care
Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant, which allows for an
expansion of services. The College will now be able to offer infant-toddler
school and evening school. The CCAMPIS grant is designed to provide
financial assistance to those who have received the Pell grant eligible or
Pell grant recipient families who are unable to afford the full cost of
quality child care.
families can apply for the CCAMPIS scholarship beginning in 2014. To
receive assistance through this program, students must:
- Be a Pell-eligible student-parent
- Be enrolled for at least six credits
- Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (must remain in good
academic standing for each semester in which the child care grant is
- Attend workshop trainings and participate
in survey and evaluation activities
one childcare grant will be awarded per family. Students receiving child
care subsidy from the State of Maryland are not eligible for participation
in the grant program.
more information, contact Ms. Jinaki Kambui, director of the Clarence
Blount Child Development Center at 410-462-7460.
IT Services Alert: Watch Out for Spam Emails
cautious when checking your College email – spammers have the capability to
title spam emails to look as if they come from BCCC. How can you tell if
you have a spam email in your inbox? Look at the address – if it has a
title relevant to the College but isn’t sent from a BCCC email account,
it’s probably spam.
Services will never ask for your password, especially via email, as that is
a security violation. Our standard procedure is to reset your password to
your previous password or give you an initial password via phone.
can you tell if an email in your inbox is spam? Click here to view an
example of spam and learn about the anatomy of a spam email.
Vendor Requisition Information
you find no information or see that the vendor has changed when entering a
requisition or searching for a vendor in ADPICS or R*STARS, please contact
Yolanda Gault, vendor coordinator for these systems, at email@example.com or 410-209-6012 to create or update the
vendor in the system. A W-9 and vendor quote should be attached to the
email. Click here to access a
Updated Student Profile Now Available
many of our students are first-time entrants? How are our undergraduates
distributed by major? How often do our entrants need remediation in
Click here to see our
latest student profile from the Office of Institutional Research or access
the N: Drive, “Institutional Research – Data and Outcomes” to see all
Register for Training with the Assessment Office Today
Assessment Office is offering various trainings for faculty and staff
interested in learning more about the Practical Guide, Assessment Booklet
and Assessment Packet. Attendees will learn about behaviorally-based
learning objectives, assessment measures, designing effective delivery
methods and course assignments, as well as direct and indirect assessments.
The goal of the training sessions is to further assist faculty members in
improving curriculum and teaching practices.
Assessment Office also offers interactive Xitracs training. It is
recommended interested faculty register for these training sessions in
Reminder: Facilities and Operations Department Work Requests
forget - the Facilities and Operations Department must be given a minimum
of 72 business hours to process a work order.
making a key request, a Key Request Form must be filled out completely and
include proper authorization before submitting to the Facilities and
Operations Department. You will be notified via email when
keys are ready for pick up.
Inventory Reminder: PCAR Forms
remember to complete PCAR forms when moving or replacing inventory items
and submit them to your Inventory Control Assistant (ICA) for your
department. If you are uncertain who your ICA is or have any
additional questions, please contact Mr. Lawrence Briscoe at firstname.lastname@example.org or
For more information, click
Reinstituted College-Wide Assessment Committee
College-Wide Assessment Committee (CWAC), reinstituted by
Anderson, is fully operational and has developed the following mission
Representing the College’s diverse community of stakeholders, the
College-Wide Assessment Council (CWAC) has as its mission to review and
make recommendations for the outcomes assessment practices utilized by all
College divisions. Specifically, CWAC examines how the divisions
within the College determine goals and measures of their attainment, and
how they collect and analyze data to make decisions. CWAC plans to
establish a comprehensive annual review process documenting objectives,
outcomes, and resulting actions taken for improvement. CWAC
Co-Chairs, Dr. Sheila White-Daniels and
Carole Quine, invite members of the College community to participate in a
you have any questions or would like to participate with CWAC, please contact
Dr. Quine at email@example.com.