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Dual Enrollment Program Set to Start Tomorrow
SB 740 (College and Career Readiness and College Completion Act of 2013)
Dual Enrollment program had a successful kick-off event last night, with
more than half of student participants attending last night’s information
session with their parents and/or guardians.
program gives BCPS students the opportunity to take college courses while
still in high school. Students will start their first college courses
tomorrow, Feb. 22. Thank you to all of the faculty, staff and students who
made these high school students and their families feel welcome!
Show Your Support for the Lady Panthers at the BCCC Pep
to show your support for the newly-named MD JUCO Tournament champions
before they compete in the Women’s Region XX Championship game? Make sure
you’re at tonight’s pep rally, being held from 5 – 6 p.m. in the Physical
Education Center. The Baltimore Entertainer’s band will be on-hand for live
entertainment and attendees will receive free t-shirts and pizza.
around after the game to watch the Lady Panthers take on Harford Community
College for the third time this season during the Region XX Championship
game. The game will be played at 7 p.m. tonight, Feb. 21 at the
Physical Education Center.
Admission will be $5 for the general public, $2 for BCPS and free for
faculty, staff and students with a school ID.
Nominate Someone for an Excellence Award!
you know of a colleague who makes a difference at BCCC? Now is your chance
to help them get the recognition they deserve. Human Resources is now
accepting nominations for the BCCC Excellence Awards. Full-time and part
time faculty and PIN and contractual staff are all eligible for this
recognition. Self-nominations will also be accepted.
of the Excellence Award will receive a check for $500, an award letter, an
engraved plaque and the opportunity to travel to a job-related conference
a nomination to Rory Wallace at the Human Resources Office, Room 153 of the
West Pavilion. Nominations will be accepted through Friday the 28.
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.
Enhancing the Quality of Life for African
professor Jà Hon Vance Wednesday, Feb. 26 at noon in Room 172 of the
Fine Arts Wing for “The Historical, Religious, and Spiritual Presence of
Historically Black Colleges and Universities that Enhanced the Quality of
Life for African Americans/Blacks in America.” This lecture was previously
presented by professor Vance at Oxford University.
Click here to learn more.
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
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!
Student Employment Opportunity Presentation – Next Week!
Office of Career Development and Employment Services, in conjunction with
the Office of Student Life and Off Campus Student Services, present the
Employment Opportunity Presentation, Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 10 a.m.
to noon in Gaare Auditorium. ZeniMax Online, a premier game development
studio in Hunt Valley, will be on-hand to discuss open positions in its
Customer Service department. Light refreshments will be served.
event is open to BCCC students and alumni only. Attendees must show student
ID. Click here to view an event
“The Sandwich Generation” Workshop:
you find yourself financially supporting your children, grandchildren and
parents, all at the same time? Then you’re one of the 20 million people
in the “Sandwich Generation,” a demographic that describes those who work
to meet the needs of multiple generations.
more about what it means to be a part of this generation and how you can save
for retirement while supporting others during The Sandwich Generation
presentation Wednesday, Feb. 26 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Mini
Conference Center. For more information, contact Anna Rutah at 410-209-6002
Get Your Supplemental Retirement Questions Answered
you miss Jeannie Henry, the Nationwide retirement specialist, the last
time she was on-campus? Now’s your chance to meet with her and get your
questions about retirement answered. She is will at BCCC Wednesday,
Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Mini Conference Room
will be available to answer any questions relating to the following:
- Enrolling in the MSRP 457b, 401k, 403(b) Roth 457b
or Roth 401k plans
- Increasing contributions to get on track for
- Consolidating other retirement accounts from prior
jobs to the MSRP plans
- Reading the 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
to arrange a 20-minute appointment in advance.
Cold Hands, Warm Hearts Fundraiser
CADD Club will host a bake sale in the Lower Atrium of the Main Building Wednesday,
Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Hot chocolate and coffee will be
available for purchase, as well as an assortment of cookies and additional
treats. Click here for more
The College is hosting Financial Aid
workshops for students this week through
Friday, Feb. 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.
E-Learning Department Reminder:
Register for a Spring 2014 Faculty Training Workshop
advantage of the workshops being offered by the E-Learning Department later
this month! Be sure to register for classes well in advance, as each
workshop is limited to 12 participants. All workshops are scheduled to be
held in Room 112 of Harper Hall. Email Veena Radhakrishnan at email@example.com
to schedule a session.
a.m. – Noon
– 5 p.m.
MOOCS and Other Free
Objects in Your Classroom
– 4 p.m.
or Tablets in the Classroom
a.m. to Noon
Engagement and Communication Through Blackboard
to 4 p.m.
Click here for a full list
of available workshops and additional information.
Off-Campus Event: Free Zumba at Mondawmin Mall
your heart some love during American Heart Month with free Zumba classes!
The Coppin State University Fitness Center will sponsor a free Zumba
session at Center Court Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Show your
Panther Pride and wear your BCCC gear!
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 is Thursday,
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
BCCC Transfer Fair Coming to Campus Next Month
that time of year again: the BCCC Transfer Fair will be held
in the Student Atrium. There will be two sessions: the first from 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m., followed by a second session from 5 to 7 p.m.. All faculty and
staff are asked to wear gear from their alma mater. Representing your
college/university will show our students how important the college
E-Learning Reminder: iPads in Your
to add iPads to your class experience, but unsure of where to start?
Click here to access a guide
created by the E-Learning Department for ideas of how to use iPads with
your students. Learn more about different apps and how you can use them to
make your course interactive and exciting.
first ten faculty to contact the E-Learning Department will have the
opportunity to borrow an iPad for a week to learn more about how it works
and how to incorporate it into their students’ learning.
Be in the Know: Register for e2Campus
in the know about College closings and delayed openings with e2Campus!
registration form here - and check on our website for
weather related closings and delays.
Life Sciences Building Update: Fourth Floor Now Open
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
remember that there is no parking permitted under the LSB during
construction. Those who park there will be ticketed and towed immediately!
Tell Your Students: Legendary Academy Info Sessions
any of your students looking for a job? Be sure to tell them about the
Legendary Academy, a two-day class designed to provide further information
about the Horseshoe Casino opening in Baltimore later this year. There will
be six sessions held through April. This class will teach attendees more
about the Horseshoe Casino brand, its hiring requirements and the current
job opportunities available. Those who attend the Legendary Academy will
receive special hiring consideration.
Click here to learn more,
including when the six sessions will take place and how to RSVP.
Business and Finance: Checks Received
to the College’s Cash Management Procedures, any checks made out to
Baltimore City Community College must be given to General Accounting for
processing. Please do not bring any checks to the Cashier’s window.
Failure to comply with established procedures may result in an audit
finding for the College. If you have any questions, please contact the
General Accounting/Bursar’s Office.
Office-Main Building, Room 51C
Pavilion, Room 228
Pavilion, Room 237