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MCLA Athletics Golf Classic Returns
04:04PM / Monday, July 19, 2021
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The MCLA Athletics Golf Classic will make its return Monday, Aug. 2 at Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield after a one year absence due to the pandemic.    The Golf Classic serves as a major fundraiser for the College's Athletics Department. Over the years, the Classic has netted more than $40,000 in funds to support the MCLA's student-athletes.    Jointly hosted by the offices of Institutional Advancement and Athletics, this year's event will honor 2020 and 2021 senior student-athletes, who either had significant portions of their season cut short or were unable to begin their season as a result of the

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Venable Theater Renovations to be Completed for MCLA Student Return
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12:06PM / Friday, July 16, 2021
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Venable Theater renovations at the Massachucetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) are slated to be completed before students return for the fall semester.   Students return in-person this fall and will be able to begin working immediately on the College's 2021-2022 Theatre Season.   "The changes to the theater will provide students with the opportunity to work with the most up-to-date lighting technology in the field," said Jeremy Winchester, chair of MCLA's Department of Fine and Performing Arts. "Since theatre is so reliant on entertainment technology, this will give our students a substantial competitive advantage as they

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Irish American Club Establishes Irish Dance School
11:53AM / Thursday, July 15, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Irish American Club of Berkshire County, led by President Kevin Cahill, announced the opening of their new Irish dance school, Scoil Rince Bréifne Ó Ruairc, under the direction of Jennifer Darby.   Scoil Rince Bréifne Ó Ruairc (skoal RIN-ka BREF-nee o RORK) will offer Irish dance classes to children and adults in Pittsfield. Their mission is to provide high-quality traditional Irish dance instruction in a fun, supportive, and inclusive environment to anyone in Berkshire County.   Jennifer has achieved certification as a teacher of Irish dance with Cumann Rince Naisiunta, an open platform Irish dance organization that is

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MCLA to Hold Virtual Info Session on Degree Completion
08:00AM / Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — MCLA's Division of Graduate and Continuing Education (DGCE) will hold a virtual information session at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 15.    The session will offer details about the College's bachelor's degree completion program, as well as its Network Security and Principles of Accounting certificates.      Community members interested in advancing their educational credentials by attaining a bachelor's degree or an undergraduate certificate are encouraged to attend.    This information session is free and open to the public, and representatives from each program will answer questions related to academics, the

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BCC Trains Our Heroes
09:48AM / Monday, July 12, 2021
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Heroes. Perhaps the word conjures a superhuman figure, like those portrayed in Hollywood films. But real-life heroes live and work among us every day.    Educators, nurses, social workers, firefighters, police officers, respiratory care practitioners, and other essential workers in the Berkshires have been on the front lines of the pandemic since its inception. Many of these everyday heroes were trained in our backyard at Berkshire Community College (BCC). They relied on BCC as an affordable, flexible way to earn certificates or degrees in their fields, or as a stepping stone to transfer to a four-year college.      The Fire Science program at BCC focuses on fire

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National ‘Achieving the Dream’ Program Taking Shape at BCC
08:07AM / Monday, July 12, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Achieving the Dream (ATD), a national program that partners with more than 300 community colleges, including Berkshire Community College, aims to prepare students for college and make higher education more accessible.   "In a time of hyper-competitive higher education, ATD works to break down barriers within and between colleges with the belief that access to higher education is a cultural good that will transform the country," said Adam Klepetar, BCC Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.    As a rural college located near many major metropolitan areas, BCC is  positioned to support economic advancement,

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College Notes: June 2021
03:40PM / Wednesday, June 30, 2021
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Cadet Holly Boudreau of Clarksburg, a Drury High School 2020 graduate, was selected to participate in the's Interpersonal Leadership Training program that requires cadets to take courses focusing on emotional intelligence, growth mindset, and innovation, and addresses moral and ethical dilemmas. She also participated in the Basic Freefall Parachuting Program that is designed to develop leadership traits. After the completion of five jumps, Boudreau earned the Air Force basic parachutist badge Jump Wings, which she can wear on her uniform for her Air Force career.   She has finished her first year at the academy on the dean's list both semesters and on the

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BCC Offers Admissions Info Sessions
04:34PM / Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, MA — Berkshire Community College (BCC) will offer two free Virtual General Information Sessions in the month of July 2021: Wednesday, July 7 at 5 pm and Thursday, July 15 at 12 pm.    The 30-minute info sessions, presented by admissions counselors on Zoom, are designed to familiarize prospective students with the application and registration process.   Virtual General Information Session participants can: Ask questions about the admissions process: how to apply, register, and choose classes Learn about BCC's affordability and its financial aid options Hear from staff about quality programs and student support services Discover how classes will

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BCC 'One Stop' Construction Underway as Welcome Center Takes Shape
08:01AM / Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC) aims to streamline its admissions and enrollment process with its One Stop Student Success project, currently under construction on campus as part of a $5.5 million grant provided by Governor Baker's Capital Investment Plan for public higher education.    The overarching goal of this project is to make it easier for anyone who wants to access higher education to be able to do so with ease.   One of the most important parts of the One Stop project is the Welcome Center, located in the former dining hall in the Susan B. Anthony (SBA) building. The Welcome Center will be the gateway into newly consolidated offices

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BCC Offers Medical Coding and Health Information Management Certificates
07:54AM / Monday, June 14, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC) is ready to prepare students for the growing field with its hybrid Medical Coding courses, which focus on how to use the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), CPT, ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding manuals.    Courses also include hands-on practice using medical coding software.      Students may enroll any time to begin the program this fall. The Medical Coding Certificate may be completed in two semesters, while the Health Information Management Certificate may be completed in three semesters.    Medical coders and health information specialists are responsible for safeguarding

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