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Alert Your Students: Casino Employment Opportunity
students are encouraged to attend the Office of Career Development and
Employment Services Employer Visibility Day with Horseshoe Casino today,
April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first floor of the Main Building
(near the Information Desk). Representatives from the casino will be on
campus to discuss employment opportunities and open positions.
The Back to the Future: Battle of the Bands event will
tomorrow, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Physical
Education Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Admission is free for the first 60 BCCC students with school
ID and $10 for the general public. The winning band will receive a $500
cash prize! Come out and show your support.
Volunteers Needed for Commencement
2014 BCCC Commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, June 7. The College
needs the following volunteer help:
Line up graduating students, provide front door
support, assist with graduating student check-in/name card distribution,
Assist with front door support to ensure students are
escorted to proper areas, assist with graduating student check-in/name card
distribution, escort VIPS
Assist with platform robing, as well as faculty,
staff and graduating student robing
in volunteering? Email Tina Scott, Coordinator of BCCC Commencement
Volunteers and Training, at email@example.com.
Volunteer registrations must be received by Thursday, May 15 at 5 p.m.
Comptroller to Headline BCCC Tax Symposium
BCCC Inaugural Tax Symposium will be held Wednesday, May 7 from 6 to
9 p.m. in the Mini Conference Center. Speakers will include Peter Franchot,
Maryland State Comptroller of the Treasury, Carl Stokes, Baltimore City
Councilman and Chair of Budget, Taxation and Economic Development and Arun
Subhas, partner at Ernst & Young, a global consulting firm. The event
is free and open to members of the community.
more information contact Accounting Program Coordinator Professor Brian
R.Lazarus, MBA,CPA, at 410-462 7468 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or Associate Dean Bryant Evans, MPA at 410-462-7696 or email@example.com.
Reserve Your Spot: Faculty Affairs Retirement Dinner
2014 Faculty Affairs Retirement Dinner will be held Thursday, May 15
from 6 to 10 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Baltimore North-Pikesville.
Admission is $45 per person.
event will celebrate the accomplishments of four BCCC faculty members who
have dedicated long years of distinguished service to students.
deadline for reservations is Friday, May 9. Payment must accompany
Click here for more
information and the reservation form.
May 2014 Assessment Newsletter Now Available
4 of the Assessment Newsletter, distributed by Academic Affairs, is now
available! Click here to access it.
prior newsletters can be accessed here.
Voter Registration Day
to vote? If the answer is no, take advantage of the BCCC Voter Registration
Day, sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Register to vote from 11:30
a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today, April 24 in the Student Service Wing Lobby.
to learn more.
“Free Yourself” with the Smoking Cessation Program
third and final session of the “Free Yourself” anti-smoking program will be
held today, April 24. Attendees will have access to individual
counseling, support groups and patches. Both staff and students trying to
kick the habit are encouraged to participate! Click here to learn more.
FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Training
will be two FMLA training sessions held for directors, supervisors and
managers. Each training session will teach attendees about the following:
history of FMLA
role in FMLA compliance
Asked Questions about FMLA
of FMLA, ADA and Workers’ Compensation laws
between intermittent FMLA and full FMLA
training session will be limited to 35 attendees and will be held from 10
to 11:30 a.m. in the Mini Conference Center. The training dates are:
contact Ms. Michelle Williams, HR Employee Labor Relations Administrator,
to RSVP for a specific date.
Annual Library Book Sale to be Held Next Week
annual library book sale will be held from Monday, April 28 to Monday,
May 5 at the Bard Library. The library is
seeking gently used books and other materials for use in the sale. Want
to donate your used books to the library?
410-462-8230 to make arrangements to
drop off donations.
Help for Your Home Improvement Project?
The Business and Technology’s Construction Supervision program
will host a community outreach event Tuesday, April 29 from noon to 3
p.m. in the Construction Lab (Room 175 of the Main Building). Attendees
will have the opportunity to complete service requests for construction and
remodeling activities. Many students in the program are construction
business owners or individuals who are willing to offer their services to
members of the BCCC community at discounted rates.
For additional information, click here or
call Solomon Fakinlede, program coordinator, at 410-462-8326.
R.E.S.P.E.C.T: Unlocking the Matters of the Heart
Office of Student Life, in conjunction with the Civility, Sensitivity and
Diversity Planning Committee will host the fourth annual R.E.S.P.E.C.T.-
Unlocking Matters of the Heart event. This year’s event will feature
sessions on dating and domestic violence, healthy relationships, gender
roles and LGBTQ issues. The event is set to take place Thursday, May 1
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Mini Conference Center. Light refreshments
will be provided. Additional details will be announced here in the upcoming
Alert to Students: New Scholarship Opportunity
Board of Trustees of The John J. Leidy Foundation, Inc. awarded the BCCC
Foundation $2,200 to put toward student scholarships. These scholarships
will be awarded for Fall 2014 semester students who reside in Maryland,
have demonstrated financial need and are in good academic standing.
may go to www.bcccfoundation.org/scholarships
to download an application and apply for all of the BCCC Foundation
applications must be received by June 15.
further information, contact Myra Derbyshire at the BCCC Foundation at
Reminder from the ITS Security Office: Data Security and You
Click here to view
information from the ITS Security Office about data security and to learn
about the importance of being mindful of it both at work and on-the-go.
Business and Finance Reminder: Budget Deadlines
The preparation of next year’s operating budget is currently underway. The
FY15 budget follows a modified zero-base and includes a component for
linking all expenditures to the College’s Strategic Plan.
note the following budget deadlines:
April 25 _ Budgets returned to Divisions for revisions
May 5 – Budgets due back to Budget Office
May 15 – College budget due to President
May 27 - Budget approved by Board of Trustees
Reminders from the E-Learning Department:
Your Course for the Quality Matters (QM) Review:
you taught an online or hybrid course for more than four semesters, please
consider submitting your course for the Quality Matters (QM) review.
The advantages for having
your online or hybrid course QM recognized are:
- Personal and professional recognition of a high-quality online/hybrid course
- Middle States commendations for maintaining online
offerings of high quality
- Creating a culture of excellence in the Academic
- Having your course acknowledged on the QM website
Steps for having your online or
hybrid course QM recognized and timeline.
- Respond to this email and copy your associate dean
and dean, indicating your willingness and commitment to follow through
- Enroll and complete successfully the two-week
course called Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR). The
course is free for all attendees (a $25 per person technology fee will
be paid by the E-Learning Department). The course will be taught by
Diana Zilberman and offered from Wednesday, June 4 through
Wednesday, June 18.
- Prepare your course for the QM review by the end of
- Submit your course for review in September
- Have your course QM recognized in December
E-Learning Department would like to have at least 15 faculty members
participate in this process. If you are interested, email Diana Zilberman
and associate deans, please encourage your faculty to have their online or
hybrid courses QM reviewed. Many thanks for your support in this effort!
the Impact of E-Learning at Community Colleges:
Instructional Technology Council (ITC) recently published information about
the impact of E-Learning at community colleges. Click here
to view the article and learn more about how technology has affected
teaching and learning in higher education.
Step Increases Now in Effect
of now, all eligible positions will receive an in-grade single step
increase. If you have reached the highest step in your grade, you are NOT
eligible for this step increase.
checks dated April 9 will only include one day at the new rate. The pay check
dated April 23 will include the full increase.
Health Holiday Announcement
The Department of Budget and Management has announced its approval for FY14
employee health holidays during the month of April. Bi-weekly employees
will receive two health holidays. No health deductions (dental, medical and
prescription) will be taken from regular employee paychecks for these
health holidays on April 9 and April 23.
because April has three pay period ending dates for regular bi-weekly
employees, all health deductions (dental, medical, prescription, term life,
AD&D, Flex Spending and Long Term care) will be skipped for the pay
period ending date April 29. These will be reflected in paychecks issued
bi-weekly employees will receive three consecutive paychecks with no or
limited health deductions.
New Shuttle Bus Hours Now in Effect
BCCC shuttle bus service will operate under the following schedule through the rest of the semester:
Pavilion and UMI Building
Building and West Pavilion
schedule will repeat hourly, with the last stop at Liberty Campus at 10
p.m. Persons needing special accommodations should contact Public Safety at
Second College-Wide Assessment Council Meetings
College-Wide Assessment Council (CWAC) will hold a second meeting
Wednesday, May 28 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Gaare Auditorium.
First Steps to Retirement Planning Workshop Coming to BCCC
Maryland Supplemental Retirement Plans will present First Steps to
Retirement Planning, a half-day seminar that will help early to
mid-career State employees make sound financial decisions in planning for
seminar will be held Wednesday, May 28 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
in the Mini Conference Center.
- Your Pension
- Understanding Social Security
- Overview of 401(k)/457/403(b)
- How to read your MSRP Statement and Using the
Interactive Retirement Planning Tool
- The seminar will also include one-on-one
you would like to attend the seminar, please verify with your supervisor
that you may attend and send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to view an event
flyer and learn more about how to reserve a spot.
BCCC is Hiring!
New Positions Now Posted!
Office of Human Resources is seeking qualified candidates for the following
- Talent Acquisition
- Associate Director of Human
- Manager of Non-Credit Health Care
Click here to learn more
about these positions! Please visit the link to all BCCC Jobs in the left-hand column above!
The Professional Development Calendar Has Been Updated!
on the links below to review the Professional Development calendar and
descriptions for upcoming workshops.
email@example.com. Your supervisor MUST be copied. It is
not necessary to copy HR staff. We will access your request through the
PDregister web account.
Business and Finance News - Fiscal Year End
In preparation for the end of the fiscal
year, please note and adhere to the following deadlines:
the status of all open purchase orders to Accounts Payable. You must
report whether or not PO’s should remain open or be closed. The default
will be to close them at year end if no written notification has been
submitting FY15 requisitions to the Procurement Office
request for any requisitions using FY14 funding, providing all backup
documentation is included
travel reimbursements for payment in FY14 to Accounts Payable. If travel
is in June, then submit by July 3
spring tuition reimbursement requests to
holders must submit May 2014 CPC statements with original receipts to the
holders must submit June 2014 CPC statements with original
receipts to the Procurement Office
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
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. Six
sessions will be held through April.
This class will teach attendees more about the Horseshoe Casino brand,
hiring requirements and 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.