Things To Know


 

Know Your BCCC Facts!

Access the current academic

year fact sheet here.

 

President’s Speaking

Request Form

Access here


Need a College
Business Card?
Contact Ms. Tyneshia Wiggins, IAMR Administrative Assistant at TWiggins@bccc.edu to obtain a business card request form to place an order.

 

The Speakers Bureau
is Back!

Learn More


Check out the Office of Institutional Research Statistical Data

Key Request Policies

Need to have a key made? Send a Key Request/Agreement/Return form to the Facilities and Operations Department. You will receive an email notification when your key is ready to be picked up.

 


 

BCCC Jobs

See all job postings here

 


 

Contributions Welcome

Contributions to BCCC Daily News are welcome.

 

Contact Info:

dailynews@bccc.edu

                        


 

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Enrollment Update
Access the most recent daily enrollment data here!


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Friday, March 7 Middle States Update

 

Do you know what accreditation is?  

 

Accreditation is a voluntary process of self-regulation and peer review adopted by the educational community more than 100 years ago. Institutions of higher education have voluntarily entered into associations to evaluate each other in accord with an institution’s stated goals. 

 

Institutional accreditation: Most accreditation is institutional, meaning an entire college is accredited. This gives credibility to the college as a whole. This type of accreditation can be given by either a “regional accreditation agency” or a “national accreditation agency.” The U.S. is divided into six regions - each with a regional accrediting body. The one for Maryland is the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

Specialized and programmatic accreditation: Certain specialized professional programs are accredited independently of their parent institution. There are specialized accrediting bodies for these programs—such as the International Association for Management Education and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. 

 

Click to view BCCCs official Statement of Accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


 

Are you Ready?

 

Are you prepared for our upcoming Middle States visit March 24-26? If you answer NO to any of the questions below, it's time to get moving...

 

1.     I have attended a Middle States Readiness Workshop.

2.     I have cleaned my office and surrounding workspace.

3.     My bulletin boards are tidy and all information is current.

4.     My instructional spaces are clean, neat, and all furniture is in good repair.

5.     I have read the Middle States Self-Study document and know how
the Standards relate to me and the job I do at the College.

6.     I am ready for the Presidential Walk-Thru Monday, March 10!!!

 

If you find that you are not ready for the Middle States visit, here are a few things you can do immediately:

 

1.     Attend a Middle States Readiness Workshop. There are at least two per
week. Look at the schedule posted in the Daily News.

2.     If you need assistance with preparing your physical/instructional spaces, call Patrick Word in Facilities at 410-462-8530.  

3.     The Middle States Self-Study is posted in the Daily News; take time to read the document and know how it relates to you and your area.

 

For more information relative to Middle States contact Dr. Tonja L. Ringgold, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Accreditation Liaison Officer at tringgold@bccc.edu or 410-462-8001.

 

Let's Be Middle States Ready!

 


 

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Middle States Accreditation Visit: 15 Days and Counting. Last Minute Needs?

 

‘Need some additional assistance sprucing up your office or getting something working? Call Patrick Word in Facilities at 410-462-8530.


Duane Reid Featured and Quoted in Diverse Issues!

 

Good news this morning in a Diverse: Issues in Higher Education report from this week’s Innovations 2014 Conference just completed in Anaheim, Calif.

 

Duane Reid, Director of the College’s 4A (Academic Acceleration for African American Males) Program speaks passionately about the need to move more African American males through higher education.

 

 

 

“Access to higher education is always the discussion but not enough is focused on getting them out,” he said.

 

The article highlights the BCCC approach to increasing the enrollment, persistence, retention and completion of African American males in Baltimore City where, according to the U.S. Census, 23.4 percent of the population exists below the poverty line. The article points out how student GPAs and graduation rates have increased at BCCC since the launch of the program.

 

Read the entire article here!


Approved Strategic Plan and Self-Study Available for Review

The Board of Trustees approved updated Strategic Plan can be accessed here. Congratulations to all faculty and staff who contributed to this success! This is a key step in preparing for the upcoming site visit by the team from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education taking place March 24-26.

 

Please take the time to make yourself familiar with the Self-Study the College has submitted to the Commission in advance of the visit. Click here to view the
Self-Study.


 

Middle States Readiness Workshops: Now in Session

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All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend a Middle States readiness workshop before the Middles States Commission on Higher Education visits the BCCC campus
March 23-26. The next session
will be held Monday, March 10. Professional development credit is available to all attendees. Times and locations for all upcoming workshops can be viewed below:

 

 

Date

Time

Location

Monday, March 10

3 – 4 p.m.

BCED

Monday, March 10

3 – 4 p.m.

Mini Conference Center

Tuesday, March 11

11 a.m. - Noon

Gaare Auditorium

Wednesday, March 12

3 – 4 p.m.

RPC

Monday, March 17

Noon – 1 p.m.

Mini Conference Center

Tuesday, March 18

11 a.m. - Noon

RPC

Thursday, March 20

11 a.m. - Noon

BCED

Thursday, March 20

Noon – 1 p.m.

Mini Conference Center

 


 

ACBSP Site Visit Later This Month

Some of the Business and Technology Department’s programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Programs are reaffirmed every 10 years.

 

Members of the ACBSP site team will be on-campus to validate the information submitted in the B&T Self-Study document March 16-19.

 

Click here to access the document. Please take a moment to become familiar with the document and be prepared to respond to questions, should the site visit team have any for you or your area. 

 


 

Kinesthetic Learning Workshop

Students and staff are invited to the attend Student Support and Wellness Services’ Kinesthetic Learning Workshop Monday, March 10 from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the Tranquility Lounge (Room 5 of the Main Building). The interactive workshop will teach attendees tactile and kinesthetic learning styles. Students who consider themselves visual or “hands on” learners and struggle with the traditional style of studying will find the workshop especially beneficial. Come learn new, active methods of studying!

 


 

Next Week: On-Campus Interview Event with Tribute Home Care

Resumes Due By Monday!

The Office of Career Development and Employment Services will host an on-campus interview event Thursday, March 13 in Room 106 of the Main Building. Tribute Home Care will be on-site to discuss caregiver opportunities with students. Nursing students with CAN, GNA or other caregiver experience are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants can register and submit resumes here by Monday, March 10. Those who meet the qualifications will be notified about scheduling a half-hour interview between the hours of noon and 5 p.m.

 

Click here for further information.

 

Questions? Please contact Marilyn Hendricks in the Career Development Center at 410-462-8492 or 410-462-8470.

 


Alert: Monthly CPC Statements Due Monday, March 10

Business and Finance Information for CPC Card Holders

Effective 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:

 

  • March 10

 


 

BCCC Transfer Fair Coming to Campus Next Month

It’s that time of year again: the BCCC Transfer Fair will be held

Tuesday, March 11 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 experience is. Click here to view an event flyer.

 


 

EEO Training for Directors, Supervisors & Managers

Get 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 and final training session is Thursday, March 20. The session is limited to 20 attendees.

 

Location:

Liberty Campus, Fine Arts Wing - Mini Conference Center

 

Time:

10–11:30 a.m.

 

Please contact Ms. Nicole Webb, HR Compliance Officer, at nwebb@bccc.edu to RSVP for a specific date.

 


 

Regular Payroll Schedule for FY 2014
The regular payroll schedule for FY 2014 is shown below. Timesheets must be submitted by 3 p.m. on the due date.

Payroll #

Start Date

End Date

Due Date

Pay Date

20

3/5/14

3/18/14

3/18/14

3/26/14

21

3/19/14

4/1/14

4/1/14

4/9/14

 


 

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Is the Roth for Me?

The addition of the Roth option within your 401K/457 MSRP lineup allows for withdrawals and taxes flexibility and planning opportunities, both before and after you retire

 

Learn the difference between saving traditional, pre-tax dollars versus saving post-tax dollars deferred through the Roth during the Tax Me Now or Tax Me Later: Is the Roth for Me? Workshop Wednesday, March 26 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Mini Conference Center.

 


 

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Get Your Supplemental Retirement Questions Answered

Jeannie Henry, the Nationwide retirement specialist, will be on-campus to answer your retirement questions Wednesday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Mini Conference Center.

Jeannie 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 retirement savings
  • 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

 

Click here to arrange a 20-minute appointment in advance.

 


 

E-Learning Reminder: iPads in Your Classroom
Want 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.

The 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
Stay in the know about College closings and delayed openings with e2Campus!

Access the registration form here and check the BCCC website for weather related closings and delays.


 

Life Sciences Building Update: Fourth Floor Now Open

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 provided soon!

 

Please 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

Are 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

According 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.

 

 

Vashti Hayletts

 

Bursar’s Office-Main Building, Room 51C

 

410-462-8058

Tieasha Stanley

West Pavilion, Room 228

 

410-209-6018

 

Eileen Waitsman

 

West Pavilion, Room 237

 

410-209-6050

                           

Upcoming Events


 

Next Week

Kinesthetic Learning Workshop

3/10/2014 |12:15 to 1:30 p.m.

Tranquility Lounge

 

BCCC Transfer Fair:

Session One

3/11/2014 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mini Conference Center

 

BCCC Transfer Fair:

Session Two

3/11/2014 | 5 to 7 p.m.

Mini Conference Center

 

4A Program Presents:

Self-Discovery

& Personal Growth

3/13/2014 | 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Main Building, Room 256

 


 

 


 

Disability Support Services Reminder:

Promote Your College Events with an Eye Toward Disabilities
When 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.

 

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