Seng Ty on “The Years of Zero”
Author and educator at Lowell Public Schools Seng Ty visited the Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) campus on Thursday, April 25, 2019, to share with the College community The Years of Zero, his personal account of the Cambodian genocide and the cruelty he endured under the Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1970s. The presentation was the culminating event of the College’s One Book program, which brings the entire BHCC community together to read the same book over the course of an academic year.
BHCC Early College Student Awarded Full Scholarship to Curry College
Rosedina Blanc, a senior at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School and a BHCC Early College student, was awarded a four-year scholarship to Curry College.
BHCC’s Mohamed Sidime Honored as one of “29 Who Shine”
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) student Mohamed Sidime was one of the 29 graduates of Massachusetts public colleges and universities honored at the State House May 03, 2019. Governor Charlie Baker, Secretary of Education James Peyser and Commissioner of Higher Education Carlos E. Santiago attended the “29 Who Shine” ceremony.
President Eddinger Testifies on Degree Completion in Washington, D.C.
On Wednesday, May 09, 2019 Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) President Pam Eddinger, testified at the House Committee on Education and Labor’s subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment. The testimonial focused on the issue of degree completion, improving student outcomes in higher education and the steps BHCC is taking to address the issues students are facing.
Boston Uncornered Program at BHCC Featured on NBC
On Sunday, May 19, 2019 on NBC Nightly News, Bunker Hill Community College’s Boston Uncornered Program (in partnership with College Bound Dorchester) was featured in an article called, “Unique Boston Program Pays Gang Members to go to School.” The article highlights the idea of paying former gang members to attend college for better opportunities as community core influencers.
Bunker Hill Community College Honors Class of 2019 at 45th Commencement Ceremony
On Thursday, May 23, 2019, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) awarded 1,754 degrees and certificates to the Class of 2019 at the 45th Commencement Exercises.
Bunker Hill Community College Offers Cannabis Industry Workforce Development Training Programs
Bunker Hill Community College Offers Cannabis Industry Workforce Development Training Programs - Info Session and Workshop to be held in partnership with Patriot Care
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) will host an educational workshop sponsored by Patriot Care, entitled “The Marijuana Industry in the Greater Boston Area.” The information session will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 6-9 p.m. at BHCC’s Charlestown Campus.
BHCC featured on WGBH’s On Campus Radio
President Pam Eddinger, BHCC student Valencia Ima were featured on WGBH News’ “On Campus Radio.” The program focused on innovative ways colleges prepare students for careers. Ima discusses her experience as a student involved in a paid internship. Eddinger also shares her perspective on the importance of paid internships at the community college level of higher education and how it impacts the chances for students to find future employment.
BHCC’s Mohamed Sidime on Neighborhood Network News
Mohamed Sidime, a class of 2019 graduate of Bunker Hill Community College and student trustee, was featured on Boston’s Neighborhood Network News with Chris Lovett. Sidime discussed his academic experience and involvement in the community that led him to become of one the Commonwealth’s 29 Who Shine.
BHCC VMA Faculty Member’s Film Released on HBO
Professor Gustavo Rosa, assistant professor of the Visual Media Arts (VMA) Department wrote and directed a short film named, “Carro” that will be released on HBO this weekend. “Carro” is the story of an undocumented Brazilian immigrant living in the Boston area who decides to buy a car in an effort to better his life before returning home.