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is Back!

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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.




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Enrollment Update
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Dr. Anderson Recognized Among “Sister Presidents”

for Women’s History Month

Dr. Carolyn Anderson

NAFEO (National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education), in conjunction with STEMconnector, recently recognized 29 “Sister Presidents” – female presidents of institutions of higher learning. These women were commended for their excellence in leadership and ability to inspire and motivate others. Among the women recognized was the College’s own Dr. Anderson. Congratulations to Dr. Anderson on this achievement!



Professor McNair’s Online Course Receives Seal of Approval

Medical Terminology (AH 130), an online course taught by professor Jacqueline McNair, was been recognized with the Quality Matters Program’s seal of approval for excellent course design! Three independent Quality Matters reviewers from outside the BCCC community assess the course using the Quality Matters rubric, finding that it met all 41 standards.


Congratulations to Professor McNair on this achievement!


Starting Today: Step Increases
Effective today, April 1, 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.

Pay checks dated April 9 will only include one day (today, April 1) 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.

Also, 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 May 7.

Regular bi-weekly employees will receive three consecutive paychecks with no or limited health deductions.


FERPA Training

A FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974) training workshop will be held today, April 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Gaare Auditorium.


Faculty and staff will learn about:

·         The purpose of FERPA Regulations

·         Rights of Students

·         Rights of Parents

·         Guidelines for Student Employees


Interested in attending? RSVP to Kathy Styles at and copy



New Shuttle Bus Hours Now in Effect

Starting today, April 1, the BCCC shuttle bus service will operate under the following schedule through the rest of the semester:


7 a.m.              

Liberty Campus

7:05 a.m.

West Pavilion and UMI Building

7:15 a.m.

Bio Park

7:30 a.m.

Harbor Campus

7:45 a.m.

UMI Building and West Pavilion

8 a.m.

Liberty Campus


This schedule will repeat hourly, with the last stop at Liberty Campus at 10 p.m. Persons needing special accommodations should contact Public Safety at



Business and Finance News - Fiscal Year End Deadlines

In preparation for the end of the fiscal year, please note and adhere to the following deadlines:


April 1

Cutoff date for FY14 requisition submission for Procurement
over $25,000

April 25

Report 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 made

May 1

Begin submitting FY15 requisitions to the Procurement Office

May 23

Final request for any requisitions using FY14 funding, providing all backup documentation is included

June 6

Submit travel reimbursements for payment in FY14 to Accounts Payable. If travel is in June, then submit by July 3

June 6

Submit spring tuition reimbursement requests to
Accounts Payable

June 10

CPC holders must submit May 2014 CPC statements with original receipts to the Procurement Office

July 10

CPC holders must submit June 2014 CPC statements with original receipts to the Procurement Office


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



Tieasha Stanley

West Pavilion, Room 228




Eileen Waitsman


West Pavilion, Room 237





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








New York Times Best-selling Author Comes to BCCC Tomorrow

New York Times best-selling author Dr. Sampson Davis ( will speak at BCCC on the health care crisis facing inner city America, tomorrow, April 2 as part of the Bard Library/Bookstore Author Series.

Dr. Davis, co-author of the New York Times bestsellers “The Pact,” “We Beat the Street” and “The Bond,” will call on his own perspectives as a front-line emergency room physician in his hometown of Newark, N.J. to offer invaluable practical advice for those living in communities, like Baltimore, where asthma, heart disease, stroke, obesity, AIDS and other health conditions are disproportionately endemic.


Dr. Davis’s latest book, “Living and Dying in Brick City,” presents an urgent picture of medical care in our cities and offers practical tips at the end of each chapter for dealing with such issues as sudden cardiac arrest, abusive relationships, sexually transmitted diseases, clubbing violence, cancer, smoking, substance abuse, and more! Dr. Davis appeared on the Today Show March 25 to discuss how to troubleshoot health symptoms and when to know it’s time to visit a doctor. View the segment here.


Dr. Davis’ presentation will be held from noon - 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. Click here for event flyer.



Friday SIGI 3 Sessions Cancelled
The SOGO 3 sessions scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, April 4 will be cancelled due to a department meeting.


The next Friday sessions will be held April 25 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Marilyn Hendricks at 410-462-8492 or   



BCCC Math Awareness Week Starts Tomorrow!

Did you know? April is Math Awareness Month! Help celebrate by taking part in the Mathematics & Engineering Department’s Math Awareness Week April 2-9. Activities will include the sixth annual Math Fair, Wednesday, April 9 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Mini Conference Center.


Click here for more information about Math Awareness Week!



Employer Visibility Day with Shop Rite

Are any of your students looking for jobs? Be sure to remind them of the upcoming Employer Visibility Day with Shop Rite tomorrow, April 2. On-campus interviews for positions at the #567 Howard Park location will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 106 of the Main Building.


Click here for more information.



Annual Allied Health Career Fair

The Office of Career Development & Employment Services is hosting its annual Allied Health Career Fair Thursday, April 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Mini Conference Center.


Students in all Allied Health disciplines with an interest in career opportunities in the health care industry are encouraged to attend. This one-day event will provide employers with an opportunity to meet students and review their resumes. Click here to learn more.



This Thursday: Home Sweet Baltimore Event
Looking into buying a new home? Be sure to check out the Home Sweet Baltimore event, taking place Thursday, April 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Baltimore War Memorial (101 N. Gay St.). Lenders and developers will be on site to answer your home-buying questions. The event will also feature workshops that will teach you how to get closer to your dream of owning a home. Click here for more information.



Calling All Models – Fashion Design Department Holds Model Call

The BCCC Fashion Design Department will be holding model call selections for its upcoming spring fashion show. Male and female models are encouraged to attend one of the sessions. The second session of try-outs will be held

Friday, April 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. Both will be held in the Fine Arts Theatre.


Models must be available to participate in the fashion show scheduled for Sunday, May 11. All participating models need to be avaible between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.


For more information, contact Professor R. W. Douglas at 443-956-8554 or, or Crystal Lucas at 410-462-7605 or visit the Main Building, Room 309.


Click here for more information.



ITS Reminder: Network Maintenance Scheduled for Saturday

Network maintenance is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 5 between 1 and 5 p.m.


This will affect Internet, local network connectivity, shared drives and email. External access of Outlook Web Access (OWA) will not be available. Local workstation capability will not be affected.



Next Week: Autism Presentation from BCCC Professor
Sociology professor Richard Bucher, along with his wife, will present Lessons Learned from Our Son Jimmy – Living with Autism, Wednesday, April 9 from noon to 1:20 p.m. in Room 304 of the Main Building. The two will discuss life with their son Jimmy and what it’s like to raise a child with autism.


For more information, contact Dr. Bucher at 410-462-7667. This event is open to the College community.



First Steps to Retirement Planning Workshop Coming to BCCC

The 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 retirement.


The seminar will be held Wednesday, May 28 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Mini Conference Center.


Topics will include:

  • 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 meetings/plan enrollment

If you would like to attend the seminar, please verify with your supervisor that you may attend and send your information to


Click here to view an event flyer and learn more about how to reserve a spot.



The Professional Development Calendar Has Been Updated!

Click on the links below to review the Professional Development calendar and descriptions for upcoming workshops.



To register, email Your supervisor MUST be copied. It is not necessary to copy HR staff. We will access your request through the PDregister web account. 



FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Training
There will be two FMLA training sessions held for directors, supervisors and managers. Each training session will teach attendees about the following:

·         The history of FMLA

·         FMLA notice requirements

·         Supervisor’s role in FMLA compliance

·         Frequently Asked Questions about FMLA

·         Overlap of FMLA, ADA and Workers’ Compensation laws

·         Difference between intermittent FMLA and full FMLA


Each 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:


·         Thursday, April 24

·         Thursday, May 22


Please contact Ms. Michelle Williams, HR Employee Labor Relations Administrator, at to RSVP for a specific date.


BCCC is Hiring!
The Office of Human Resources is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

·         Professional Development & Performance Coordinator

·         Bilingual Recruitment & Admissions Advisor

·         Vice President, IAMR


Click here to learn more about these positions. Please visit the link to all BCCC Jobs in the left-hand column above!



Open Gym Now Available

Now that the men’s and women’s basketball seasons have come to an end, interested faculty, staff and students are encouraged to take advantage of the Open Gym starting next week.


Open Gym will be available from noon to 2 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays.


Requirements for Open Gym usage:

·         Currently enrolled in classes

·         Student/Staff ID

·         Proper attire (court shoes – no boots permitted)

·         Remain respectful and refrain from the use of profanity

·         Sign the Sign-In sheet



Tell Your Students: Sign Up for a STEM Scholarship

Now through April 15!

The STEM Scholars Program at BCCC is an incredible opportunity to join a cutting-edge learning community devoted to excellence in science, technology, engineering and math. Receive up to $4,150 in scholarships per academic year. Get on the road to success! For more information, click here or contact Professor Marianna Gleger at



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. 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.


Upcoming Events



Employer Visibility Day

with Shop Rite
4/2/2014 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Main Building, Room 106


Dr. Sampson Davis Presentation

4/2/2014 | Noon to 2 p.m.

Fine Arts Theatre


Math Awareness Week

4/2/2014 – 4/9/2014



Annual Allied Health

Career Fair

4/3/2014 | 5 to 7 p.m.

Mini Conference Center



4A Program Presents:

Effective Job Search

4/4/2014 | 1 to 2:30 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 within 14 working days prior to attending a scheduled event. ASL interpreter requests may be made by emailing at least four weeks prior to attending a scheduled event.