BHCC News for 2016
BHCC Business Students Inducted into International Business Honor Society
On December 15, 2015, in the BHCC Auditorium, 93 BHCC business students were inducted into Eta Mu, the first BHCC chapter of the Alpha Beta Gamma International Business Honor Society (ABG). Provost and Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs James Canniff, Interim Dean of Professional Studies and Workforce Development Wayne Wormley and Associate Professor and Department Chair of Business Administration Tony Fontes spoke at the event. Eta Mu’s newly elected officers then presented certificates to the new members.
BHCC Students Get Dressed for Success—with a Little Help from Their Friends
Competing for jobs is tough. But thanks to the College’s Learn and Earn program, BHCC students are prepared to succeed. On October 29, just in time for the College’s Job Fair and the December Learn and Earn internship interviews, 130 students attended a fashion event called Professional Threads from 12 to 2 p.m. in D-Lounge. The majority of the students were business, general concentration and science/engineering majors; most were in the equivalent of their first year at BHCC.
Public Notice of Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit by the ACEN
The Nurse Education Department at Bunker Hill Community College wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate in Science Degree registered nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
BHCC Basketball’s All Stars Go for It—Tonight!
They sustained a ten-game winning streak, beat the New England powerhouse Community College of Rhode Island for the first time in the College’s history, and rose to 8th position in Division III of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) rankings, ending the season with a record of 25-10. It has been a very good season for BHCC Men’s Basketball team - The Bulldogs.
No Actual Cupcakes but Lots of Entrepreneurial Advice
Students streamed into the BHCC Auditorium on March 22, 2016, to see 33-year-old entrepreneur Johnny Earle, a.k.a. Johnny Cupcakes, taking selfies with fans in the audience. Meanwhile, Cupcake team members were handing out promotional items at the door. The self-taught businessman, it turns out, had some sound advice for Bunker Hill students, as he presented his success story, and got laughs from the audience. The BHCC Student Government Association had made a wise choice in bringing him to campus.
Bunker Hill and MassBay Students Place 1st at Annual Mass Society of Radiologic Technologists Buzz Bowl
Celebrating Forty Years of Helping
For four decades Bunker Hill Community College students have volunteered their time to help members of the College community and surrounding neighborhoods with their state and federal tax returns free of charge through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA).
Gearing Up for Summer Jobs and Internships with Help from Professional Threads
Securing that first job is one of the biggest challenges faced by soon-to-be graduates. Professional Threads, a campus event produced by the career services team each semester, helps take the guesswork and stress out of assembling a professional look. Held on March 28 in D-Lounge, just in time for the Spring Job and Internship Fair, the event supplied students with coaching on personal presentation, networking and all the other elements that contribute to professional success.
Bunker Hill Community College Awarded $1.2M Trio Talent Search Grant by U.S. Department of Education
Students Attend Museum of Science’s first Women & Girls in STEM Networking Evening
On Friday, November 4, 11 students from BHCC attended the Museum of Science’s first Women and Girls in STEM Networking Evening, sponsored by Akamai.
Helping Students Speak Up - Stephen Snyder-Hill visits Bunker Hill Community College
Twenty-year Army veteran Stephen Snyder-Hill visited Bunker Hill Community College on November 10, 2016, as part of the College’s Veterans Day celebration. In 2011, several days after the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the official U.S. policy on gays serving in the military, Stephen Snyder-Hill, then Captain Hill, was serving in Iraq.
Student Drawing Exhibit at Chelsea City Hall
On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, students, faculty and staff gathered at Chelsea’s City Hall to premiere a drawing exhibit featuring works by students of Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC).
Bunker Hill Community College Defines Community
“We are Community. We are BHCC.” This phrase serves as a reminder to the Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) community that we stand as one, and affirms our commitment to a safe and inclusive campus for all students. Three of BHCC’s Institutional Values—Inclusiveness and Equity; Civic Engagement and Service; and Kindness and Respect all—go hand in hand with the significance of “We are Community. We are BHCC.”
Chelsea High School Students Learn about Bunker Hill Community College at the Go Higher! College Fair
By 2020, according to the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, 72% of all jobs in Massachusetts will require some amount of college education.
BHCC President and Integrated Marketing and Communications Division Win Regional Marketing and Public Relations Awards
BHCC President Pam Eddinger was honored at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 1 Conference as this year’s recipient of the Pacesetter of the Year award. The award recognizes a community college president or CEO who has demonstrated special leadership and support in marketing and public relations. As recipient of the District 1 award, President Eddinger is automatically submitted as a nominee for the national award, to be presented at the national conference in March 2017.
A Brother’s Legacy: The Andrew Graham Narcus Semper Fi Scholarship at BHCC
A crowd of 1,000 participants jostled one another good naturedly at the starting line on a bright November day in Artesani Park in Brighton, Massachusetts. They had assembled to complete the Boston River Run, a 5K celebrating the life of Andrew Graham Narcus.