BHCC News for October, 2017
BHCC Students and Staff Recognized at Boston PIC 2017 Annual Meeting
On Wednesday, September 27, the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC) hosted its 2017 Annual Meeting at the Federal Reserve Bank Auditorium to celebrate the council’s impact this past year and establish next steps to further the agenda of workforce development in Boston.
BHCC Continues Dual Enrollment at Malden High School
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) President Pam Eddinger recently welcomed Malden Mayor Gary Christenson, Malden Superintendent of Schools John Oteri and Malden High School Principal Ted Lombardi to the College’s Charlestown Campus to renew the Memorandum of Agreement between Malden High School (MHS) and BHCC.
President Eddinger on NBC Boston
Watch the NBC Boston feature on student hunger. President Eddinger talks about link between making food resources available on campus and academic success.
BHCC Among Recipients of Workforce Skills Capital Grants
On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $9.5 million in Workforce Skills Capital Grants to 32 vocational schools, community colleges and traditional public high schools at an event at Nashoba Valley Regional High School. Bunker Hill Community College received $247,566 in grant funding to enhance its General Sonography and Cardiac Sonography Associate Degree programs.
President Eddinger on NBC NEWS Education Nation Boston
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) President Pam Eddinger joined NBC News Chief Education Correspondent Rehema Ellis last night for a dynamic live town hall on the issues facing young adults after high school, and solutions to ensure their success.
BHCC Awarded Gold Medallion for Voices of Hunger Campaign by NCMPR
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) received a Gold Medallion in the Special Event or Fundraising Campaign category from the National College Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) organization for collateral produced for the College’s first-ever convening of Voices of Hunger on Campus.
BHCC Annual Retreat Prepares College for NEASC Self-Study
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) Faculty and Staff gathered on Friday, October 6, 2017, to prepare for the College’s New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accreditation process in 2020. The retreat focused on “Approaching the NEASC Self-Study with a Growth Mindset.”
BHCC Professor Enzo Silon Surin Receives Brother Thomas Fellows Award
Associate Professor Enzo Surin was one of 14 artists named as Brother Thomas Fellow by the Boston Foundation and the Pucker Gallery on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.
A Compelling Conversation with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
At home in a gym, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was greeted in familiar fashion by a packed house of spectators. Rather than walking onto the court, though, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and six-time NBA champion took to the stage to address the audience on one of the most socially relevant and politically controversial topics facing our nation today in his talk: “Muslims: Misunderstood, Misrepresented and Maligned in the U.S.”