BHCC News for June, 2018
Dismantling Power and Privilege to Achieve Equity in Higher Education
On May 22-24, 2018, more than 200 Bunker Hill Community College faculty, staff and community partners gathered for the convening of BHCC’s first Equity and Cultural Wealth Institute, which examined the impact of power and privilege on access and equity in higher education.
On Friday, May 18, 2018, 12 students from seven countries celebrated the culmination of a year of hard work at Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC), along with a gathering of their faculty, BHCC staff, host parents and well-wishers. The students came to Boston from countries as far-flung as Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Pakistan and South Africa.
Dual Enrollment Students on the Fast-Track to Success
On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) congratulated high school students who participated in the College’s Dual Enrollment program at an annual celebration in the College’s Health & Wellness Center gymnasium.
Pinning Ceremony Marks the Passage from Student to Nurse
On Thursday, May 17, 2018, 36 graduates from the Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) Registered Nurse program received pins to mark their passage from the student role to the practical role.
Pinning New Graduates of the Medical Imaging Program
On Thursday, May 17, 2018, 47 graduates from the Bunker Hill Community College Medical Imaging program received pins to mark their passage from student technologist to clinical practitioner.
Facebook Partners with BHCC to Close Digital Skills Gap
On Friday, June 8, 2018, Facebook, Inc., announced its pledge to create local partnerships aimed at training 1 million U.S. business owners and equipping more people with the digital skills they need to compete in today’s workplace.
Governor Baker Visits BHCC for Signing of Life Sciences Bill
On Friday, June 15, 2018, Governor Charlie Baker visited Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) to sign Bill H4501: An Act providing continued investment in the life sciences industry in the Commonwealth to invest up to $623 million in bond authorization and tax credits over five years in education, research and development, and workforce training.
BHCC Detective Honored at State Police Awards Ceremony
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) Police Detective Anthony Cuddahy was recognized at the Massachusetts State Police Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, as a recipient of the Lifesaving Award.
BHCC Receives Grant to Enhance Paramedic Studies and EMT Programs
On Thursday, June 21, 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $10.9 million in Skills Capital Grants to 33 high schools and educational institutions at an event at Salem High School. Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) received $135,393 in grant funding to enhance its Paramedic Studies and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) programs.
BHCC Celebrates Adult Education and Transition Program Graduates
On Saturday, June 23, 2018, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) celebrated students who completed the Transitions to College, GED in Spanish and English and Level IV English Basic Skills programs at an event at the Homewood Suites by Hilton in Chelsea, MA. This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the Adult Education and Transitions initiative, which is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.