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The Automatic External Defibrilators (AEDs) donated by Vidant Health have now been deployed throughout campus. The AEDs will improve our ability to provide assistance in medical emergencies.
The Automatic External Defibrilators (AEDs) donated by Vidant Health have now been deployed throughout campus. The AEDs will improve our ability to provide assistance in medical emergencies.
 
Students in English Instructor Jamie Johnson's Writing and Inquiry class have an additional component in their participation grade this semester. The class meets in person three times a week, but Johnson and her students are also utilizing Twitter as a way to communicate ideas and discuss topics...
Students in English Instructor Jamie Johnson's Writing and Inquiry class have an additional component in their participation grade this semester. The class meets in person three times a week, but Johnson and her students are also utilizing Twitter as a way to communicate ideas and discuss topics...
 
Beaufort County Community College's students have access to well-equipped labs and a gifted group of science instructors, giving them a leg up when they transfer to a four-year degree program or health sciences program, or when they transition into the workforce
Beaufort County Community College's students have access to well-equipped labs and a gifted group of science instructors, giving them a leg up when they transfer to a four-year degree program or health sciences program, or when they transition into the workforce
 
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees affirmed two new members - Colonel Kathleen Simpson and Student Government Association President Elizabeth Cobb
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees affirmed two new members - Colonel Kathleen Simpson and Student Government Association President Elizabeth Cobb
 
Ten students at Beaufort County Community College were recognized as BCCC's Best in a ceremony on the college campus on Tuesday, Sept. 29
Ten students at Beaufort County Community College were recognized as BCCC's Best in a ceremony on the college campus on Tuesday, Sept. 29
 
Beaufort County Community College's Agribusiness Technology program was created in 2014 in response to demand from both students and employers in the college's four-county service area, whose economy depends heavily on agriculture.
Beaufort County Community College's Agribusiness Technology program was created in 2014 in response to demand from both students and employers in the college's four-county service area, whose economy depends heavily on agriculture.
 
A combination of factors has resulted in a dip in full-time enrollment at Beaufort County Community College for Fall 2015, but the news isn't all bad
A combination of factors has resulted in a dip in full-time enrollment at Beaufort County Community College for Fall 2015, but the news isn't all bad
 
The purchase of a 13.6-acre plot of land adjacent to Beaufort County Community College was finalized on Thursday, Aug. 27. The land, located to the east of BCCC's existing property, was purchased using funds provided by the BCCC Foundation and Beaufort County.
The purchase of a 13.6-acre plot of land adjacent to Beaufort County Community College was finalized on Thursday, Aug. 27. The land, located to the east of BCCC's existing property, was purchased using funds provided by the BCCC Foundation and Beaufort County.
 
The days of copper wire within the communications industry are coming to an end. Today, modern telephone, cable television and internet data are carried through fiber optics systems. A new program at Beaufort County Community College is aimed at training technicians to install these high-tech...
The days of copper wire within the communications industry are coming to an end. Today, modern telephone, cable television and internet data are carried through fiber optics systems. A new program at Beaufort County Community College is aimed at training technicians to install these high-tech...
 
The purchase of a 13.6-acre plot of land adjacent to Beaufort County Community College was finalized on Thursday, Aug. 27. The land, located to the east of BCCC's existing property, was purchased using funds provided by the BCCC Foundation and Beaufort County
The purchase of a 13.6-acre plot of land adjacent to Beaufort County Community College was finalized on Thursday, Aug. 27. The land, located to the east of BCCC's existing property, was purchased using funds provided by the BCCC Foundation and Beaufort County
 
Beaufort County Community College operates on a budget funded by the N.C. General Assembly and the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners, and setting the budget each year is an intricate process.
Beaufort County Community College operates on a budget funded by the N.C. General Assembly and the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners, and setting the budget each year is an intricate process.
 
Each year, dozens of students at Beaufort County Community College benefit from scholarships offered by the BCCC Foundation, but it does much more.
Each year, dozens of students at Beaufort County Community College benefit from scholarships offered by the BCCC Foundation, but it does much more.
 
The faculty and staff of Beaufort County Community College work constantly to ensure that the college keeps up with the times
The faculty and staff of Beaufort County Community College work constantly to ensure that the college keeps up with the times
 
For the third year running, a Beaufort County Community College alumnus has been recognized by Vidant Beaufort Hospital for nursing excellence throughout the year.
For the third year running, a Beaufort County Community College alumnus has been recognized by Vidant Beaufort Hospital for nursing excellence throughout the year.
 
The goal of the College User Support Team is to provide training and support for college staff on the Colleague system to reduce errors and increase efficiency.
The goal of the College User Support Team is to provide training and support for college staff on the Colleague system to reduce errors and increase efficiency.
 
Thirty-six graduates of the Beaufort County Early College High School were honored Thursday, May 28.
Thirty-six graduates of the Beaufort County Early College High School were honored Thursday, May 28.
 
The first full week of May is designated in the United States as Teacher Appreciation Week and while most of the activities this week focussed on on primary and secondary teachers, it's equally important to salute the role that those who teach at our colleges and universities are...
The first full week of May is designated in the United States as Teacher Appreciation Week and while most of the activities this week focussed on on primary and secondary teachers, it's equally important to salute the role that those who teach at our colleges and universities are...
 
The end of the semester and graduation are fast approaching at BCCC. Several events have already been held and are being planned in the next few weeks to salute our graduates and mark the end of the year.
The end of the semester and graduation are fast approaching at BCCC. Several events have already been held and are being planned in the next few weeks to salute our graduates and mark the end of the year.
 
The BCCC Board of Trustees and the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners held their annual joint meeting this week during which the community college presented its budget request for the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year. We are asking the county for a total of $3,456,579 in current expense and capital...
The BCCC Board of Trustees and the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners held their annual joint meeting this week during which the community college presented its budget request for the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year. We are asking the county for a total of $3,456,579 in current expense and capital...
 
Registration for Summer Term 2015 and Fall Semester 2015 began this week and early reports indicate that registration is going well.
Registration for Summer Term 2015 and Fall Semester 2015 began this week and early reports indicate that registration is going well.
 
Beaufort County Community College will cease participation in the Federal Direct Student Loan Program effective July 1, 2015. As a result, BCCC will not originate any new student loans after that date. This action is being taken because of the trend in BCCC's three-year default rate. BCCC will...
Beaufort County Community College will cease participation in the Federal Direct Student Loan Program effective July 1, 2015. As a result, BCCC will not originate any new student loans after that date. This action is being taken because of the trend in BCCC's three-year default rate. BCCC will...
 
The BCCC Board of Trustees recently held its Spring Retreat with the board members spending most of their time discussing our college's long-range construction needs.
The BCCC Board of Trustees recently held its Spring Retreat with the board members spending most of their time discussing our college's long-range construction needs.
 
Here's a look at BCCC events happening on campus and in the community
 
Historians and history majors among our campus community certainly remember the significance of Sunday's date - December 7. The date was designated by Congress in 1994 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. While we take time to remember our veterans and fallen soldiers on other days...
Historians and history majors among our campus community certainly remember the significance of Sunday's date - December 7. The date was designated by Congress in 1994 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. While we take time to remember our veterans and fallen soldiers on other days...
 
The holiday season is upon us and I hope all of our students, faculty, staff and community supporters have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. As we take time to give thanks for our blessings, I hope we will remember what a blessing Beaufort County Community College is for the people in our community...
The holiday season is upon us and I hope all of our students, faculty, staff and community supporters have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. As we take time to give thanks for our blessings, I hope we will remember what a blessing Beaufort County Community College is for the people in our community...
 
BCCC's Planning Committee has this week made available to our campus community the new Strategic Directions that were recently approved by the Board of Trustees.
BCCC's Planning Committee has this week made available to our campus community the new Strategic Directions that were recently approved by the Board of Trustees.
 
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees has expanded its tobacco-free policy to include electronic cigarettes and other electronic delivery systems in its campus-wide tobacco ban.
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees has expanded its tobacco-free policy to include electronic cigarettes and other electronic delivery systems in its campus-wide tobacco ban.
 
Beaufort County Community College hosted its first campus-wide Open House in may years on Thursday and people from across the service area took the opportunity to see what we do and how they fit. Nearly 100 people took time to tour the campus, meet with faculty and staff members and learn more about
Beaufort County Community College hosted its first campus-wide Open House in may years on Thursday and people from across the service area took the opportunity to see what we do and how they fit. Nearly 100 people took time to tour the campus, meet with faculty and staff members and learn more about
 
The BCCC Board of Trustees and the Foundation Board of Directors held a joint retreat on Wednesday. During the morning session, Rick Smith, dean of Institutional Advancement at Sandhills Community College, gave the two boards an overview of foundation successes in Pinehurst and suggested a road...
The BCCC Board of Trustees and the Foundation Board of Directors held a joint retreat on Wednesday. During the morning session, Rick Smith, dean of Institutional Advancement at Sandhills Community College, gave the two boards an overview of foundation successes in Pinehurst and suggested a road...
 
Whether you're making plans for college, wanting to upgrade your job skills or looking for a new hobby or interest, you'll fit in at BCCC.
Whether you're making plans for college, wanting to upgrade your job skills or looking for a new hobby or interest, you'll fit in at BCCC.
 
Pardon our mess! Renovations are under way in the lobby of Building 1 and much of the area is inaccessible. Workers are installing new drywall and will paint and replace the carpet in the lobby area which sustained water damage several years ago. Our telephone switchboard is being moved to a new...
Pardon our mess! Renovations are under way in the lobby of Building 1 and much of the area is inaccessible. Workers are installing new drywall and will paint and replace the carpet in the lobby area which sustained water damage several years ago. Our telephone switchboard is being moved to a new...
 
If you have a hobby or a profession that you would love to share, then our Division of Continuing Education needs you!
If you have a hobby or a profession that you would love to share, then our Division of Continuing Education needs you!
 
After a brief hiatus for the summer, I'm happy to report that Tansey Topics is back.
 
As negotiations continue in the General Assembly in Raleigh over the fate of the community college budget, Beaufort County Community College received bad news in a directive from the N.C. Community College System Office.
As negotiations continue in the General Assembly in Raleigh over the fate of the community college budget, Beaufort County Community College received bad news in a directive from the N.C. Community College System Office.
 
I hope everyone had a nice and safe Fourth of July holiday, despite the appearance of Hurricane Arthur. This week, as many of us return to our offices, we continue the task of preparing for a new semester at Beaufort County Community College.
I hope everyone had a nice and safe Fourth of July holiday, despite the appearance of Hurricane Arthur. This week, as many of us return to our offices, we continue the task of preparing for a new semester at Beaufort County Community College.
 
A record 298 students received degrees, diplomas and certificates Thursday, May 15, at Beaufort County Community College's 47th annual graduation ceremony.
A record 298 students received degrees, diplomas and certificates Thursday, May 15, at Beaufort County Community College's 47th annual graduation ceremony.
 
BCCC's Automobile Club will sell barbecued chicken plates 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, behind Building 2 on the BCCC campus. Proceeds will benefit the victims of the recent tornado outbreak.
BCCC's Automobile Club will sell barbecued chicken plates 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, behind Building 2 on the BCCC campus. Proceeds will benefit the victims of the recent tornado outbreak.
 
BCCC students and faculty have been away from campus this week enjoying Spring Break while staff members have taken the opportunity to catch up on their work while the campus is less busy than usual.
BCCC students and faculty have been away from campus this week enjoying Spring Break while staff members have taken the opportunity to catch up on their work while the campus is less busy than usual.
 
BCCC saluted its graduates this week at the annual Graduate Recognition Ceremony.
 
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday agreed to seek an increase in appropriations from the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners in the coming fiscal year with the majority of the increase coming from needed construction projects.
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday agreed to seek an increase in appropriations from the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners in the coming fiscal year with the majority of the increase coming from needed construction projects.
 
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday agreed to seek an increase in appropriations from the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners in the coming fiscal year with the majority of the increase coming from needed construction projects.
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday agreed to seek an increase in appropriations from the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners in the coming fiscal year with the majority of the increase coming from needed construction projects.
 
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