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 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

View the updated
Strategic Plan

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
Access today’s daily enrollment data here!

Contractual Timesheets Due TODAY by 3 p.m.


Due to the upcoming 4th of July holiday, contractual timesheets will be due in the Payroll Office by 3 p.m. TODAY.

SGA President Olayiwola Bakare Honored with

the MHEC Regina Lightfoot Service Award


Pictured from left are Assistant Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Jennifer Frank, Dr. Carolyn Anderson, Olayiwola Bakare, Maryland Higher Education Commission Chairman Anwer Hasan and BCCC Trustee Rev. S. Todd Yeary, Ph.D.



Yesterday was a heady day in the life of Student Government President Olayiwola Bakare and the school he represents as the Maryland Higher Education Commission presented him with its Regina Lightfoot Service Award for 2013-14. Layi organized December’s Human Trafficking Symposium at BCCC and spearheaded the Druid Hill Park Cleanup as part of the Governor’s Maryland Day to Serve. He also leads student service outreach to senior citizens.


(Left-to-right) Christopher Falkenhagen, Dr. Sheila White-Daniels, Dr. Carolyn

Anderson, Olayiwola Bakare, BCCC Trustee Rev. S. Todd Yeary, Ph.D., Tonja

Ringgold, and Nicole Cameron Becketts



The Lightfoot award is named after MHEC’s former Director of Academic Affairs who passed away in 2007. Dr. Lightfoot was renowned for her work with young people.


Video Short: Coming Soon [to Your E-Learning Department!]


Customized faculty training opportunities and a new learning management system called Canvas will replace Blackboard in the near future! Learn how to be more efficient at teaching all your courses.


Watch the video!

Contract Processing, HR Working to Improve Life

for Contractual Employees


The Contract Processing and HR Offices are working together to improve the hiring and payment process for contract employees. The goal is to ensure fair employment practices and consistency in the recruitment and selection of BCCC contractual and temporary agency employees. When submitting your contract requests to Tonya Anderson, please make sure of the following:


·         A job description and documentation of credentials are required when submitting new-hire packets and contracts. If appropriate documentation was submitted during FY2014, please advise HR when submitting the renewal contract request.

·         HR will also begin verifying credentials and positions for requests to hire employees through temporary agencies. A separate notification detailing this is forthcoming and will appear in the Daily News.

·         Make sure a cut-off form (clink link below) is submitted to Payroll for ALL contracts not renewed. HR will obtain this information from Payroll to update and maintain an accurate contract employee database.


Contractual Agreement Data Form

Substitute Replacement Late and Addendum Contract

Contractual Employment Cut Off Form


For more information, please contact Sheryl Nelson or Ms. Anderson at

BCCC Construction Students Become LEED-Certified


Associate Dean for Business and Technology Bryant Evans has announced the College’s first cohort of LEED-certified Construction students. Read this week’s summer “Going Green” column by Dean Evans on the LEED rating system and green buildings, and stay tuned for more news on the students.

June Professional Development Calendar and Skillsoft


HR has released the June Professional Development Calendar. Click here for the calendar and review all Professional Development workshop descriptions here. Got 40? Sign up for courses and complete your Professional Development credits by June 30!


If you’re running short, don’t forget about Skillsoft! Email Marcia Tisdale at if you have forgotten or require a password.


Skillsoft Instructions:


Here is the access information for the skillport.


Enter (without the ‘www’) into your web browser.


Enter your User ID: _________

Enter your Password: ________

Click: Login to SkillPort **


** You may be asked to Run (Java ); click ok to run.


A message stating that there is no new look to the site  – Click OK. The Skillport Home Page will appear. The SkillPort Virtual Tour (located on Skillport Home Page) is  helpful when learning how to navigate through the portal.


Professional Development hours will be posted based on the “Expected Duration hours” indicated in the Show Details section of the course. It is not based on how long it takes you to complete a course/simulation.


Please forward any questions  to:

Write Effective Performance Goals


All faculty and staff are encouraged to click here and view the Professional Development Office’s guide to writing effective performance goals. Learn about the simple process for establishing measurable performance goals. To receive one hour of professional development credit, complete pages 3-5 and forward to Kemberly Sellman at

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


  • Assistant Professor, Fashion Design
  • Building Security Officer
  • Manager of Non-Credit Healthcare
  • Procurement Specialist II
  • Vice President, Business & Finance


For more detailed information for all job postings, please visit this link BCCC Jobs and at the left-hand column above!

Business & Finance Update


Maryland Meal Reimbursement Rates

to Increase July 1 for FY 2015


Travel/Expense reimbursement requests should be submitted to the Accounts Payable Department (if Professional Development, these go to HR first) within 60 days of the travel/expense date. AT THE END OF THE FISCAL YEAR (JUNE 30), YOU WILL HAVE ONLY 15 DAYS TO SUBMIT EXPENSES FOR THE CURRENT YEAR. 


FY 15


Breakfast     $9

Lunch         $11

Dinner        $25

Total          $45


Click the following links for the appropriate travel/expense reimbursement documents and information:


FY 15 Meal Reimbursement Rates Memo

Expense report Rev-BLANK.xls

Mileage Log Sheet.xlsx


High Cost Area Meal Rates

Adrian Johnson, Accounting Advisory Board Member, Recognized

As a BBJ 2014 Best in Finance CFO


Adrian Johnson, CFO of MECU, Inc. of Baltimore and a member of the Accounting Program Advisory Board, has been recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal as a 2014 “Best In Finance” CFO. View the recent BBJ piece here!

Draft Policies and Procedures Open for Comment


The draft policies and procedures listed below are posted and open for comment on our intranet Discussion Board. Click here to access the discussion!


Policy & Procedures

Transfer and Advance Standing (Academic Affairs)

Library Fines and Fees (Academic Affairs)


Instruction on how to view and post a comment to the Discussion Board:

  1. After logging on to the BCCC Center Policies and Procedures Open for Comment Discussion Board page, click on the drop down menu of the document you want to view
  2. Select “View Item”
  3. To view the attachment you must click on the attachment
  4. To post a comment click “Reply”

Once you have completed your comment click “OK”

Assessment Newsletter June Edition


The June edition of the Assessment Newsletter, published by the Division of Academic Affairs Assessment Office, is hot off the presses! Catch up with all things related to the College’s current decennial accreditation process and access previous editions of the newsletter on our website!

New State of Maryland Policy for Address Changes


Note that the State has a new process for changing your address. The change-of-address form is out and the “appropriate tax-withholding form” is in! Please read the Memo from the assistant director of the Central Payroll Bureau.

Scholarships Available for STEM Students Transferring to Morgan

Help spread the word, scholarships are available for science and math students transferring to Morgan State University for the 2014-15 academic year! Students MUST be interested in attaining a B.S. in:



Actuarial Science

Biology (including Pre-Med, Pharmacy, Dentistry)

Medical Technology

Physics / Engineering Physics


Computer Science

Recommend students you know to Claton Lewis, Director of
Pre-Professional and Transfer Programs at the Morgan State School
of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, at 443-885-4515 or The scholarships are for $2,000 per semester for five semesters. The deadline is July 1, 2014 for submission of qualified students, who need to have attained their associate degree from BCCC when applying for admission.

Alert Your Students:  Low-Cost Quality Child Care Available

The Clarence W. Blount Child Development Center is now enrolling for summer CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School) scholarships. The College offers an infant-toddler and pre-school room program (6 months-5 years) and an evening aftercare program starting in the fall (ages 5-12).


CCAMPIS is available to students who are eligible to receive the Pell Grant and unable to afford the full cost of quality child care. Students receiving child care subsidy from the State of Maryland are not eligible for participation in the grant program, though there are sliding scale fees available. The deadline to enroll in the evening program is Aug. 11. See eligibility for CCAMPIS scholarships below:


 To receive assistance through this program, students must:

• Be a Pell-eligible student-parent

• Be enrolled in 3 credits (summer) or 6 credits (fall/spring)

• Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5

• Attend workshop trainings and participate in survey and evaluation activities

For further information, please contact Jinaki Kambui, Clarence W. Child Development Center Program Director; Jodi Cosgrove, CCAMPIS Project Coordinator; or Vivian Gross, CCAMPIS Program Group Leader at 410-462-7460.

Bookstore Summer Hours

The Bookstore’s summer hours are:


Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


9 a.m.  – 6 p.m.


9 a.m.  – 3 p.m.

Cafeteria Summer Hours


The BCCC cafeteria is currently operating from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and the grill will close at 2:30 p.m. daily. These hours will continue until further notice.

ID Booth Summer Schedule

Effective this week, the BCCC ID booth will operate during the following hours. These hours will be effective through Friday, Aug. 1.


Monday – Friday

9 a.m. to noon

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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

·         Accounts Receivable Clerk (New)

  • Accountant 1

·         Assistant Professor, English (New)

·         Assistant Professor, Fashion Design (New)

  • Building Security Officer
  • Helpdesk Specialist 1
  • Instructional Specialist, ESL

·         Manager of Non-Credit Healthcare

·         Procurement Specialist II (New)

·         Vice President, Business & Finance (New)

For more detailed information for all job postings, please visit this link
BCCC Jobs and at the left-hand column above!   

Fiscal Year-End Deadlines

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

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




Upcoming Events


Fall 2014

Advisement Schedule

Register for fall advisement on Doodle and access the current advisement schedule here! Check your dates and times if you have already signed up!