EDU 223 – Specific Learning Disabilities

This course provides a comprehensive study of characteristics, alternative assessments, teaching strategies, placement options, inclusion, and family intervention for children with specific learning disabilities. Topics include causes, assessment instruments, learning strategies, and collaborative/ inclusion methods for children with specific learning disabilities. Upon completion, students should be able to assist in identifying, assessing, and providing educational Read More

EDU 247 – Sensory & Physical Disabilities

This course covers characteristics, intervention strategies, assistive technologies, and inclusive practices for children with sensory and physical disabilities. Topics include inclusive placement options, utilization of support services, other health impairments and family involvement for children with sensory and physical disabilities. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and utilize intervention strategies and service delivery Read More

Students with Disabilities to Intern at Local Hospital

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Several local organizations are joining forces to equip students who have disabilities with skills that will eventually land them jobs. Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center, Brunswick Community College, and Brunswick County Schools are all partnering to give students with disabilities internships.The Ohio based international program prepares young people with significant Read More
group photo of local dignitaries at BIP

BCC Showcases Brunswick Interagency Program

When it comes to helping people with special needs, BCC’s Brunswick Interagency Program (BIP) is a standout and model for future programs in NC and nationwide. Yesterday, BCC President Gene Smith and VP Greg Bland were honored to showcase this program to several special guests and local dignitaries. Those present included William S. Carver, North Read More

Accessibility Services

The Office of Disability Services oversees Brunswick Community College’s accessibility services to provide students equal access to BCC’s programs and services consistent with the American with Disability Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. To assure accommodations are available on the first day of class, students are encouraged to connect with the Office Read More

Virtual Assistance

OneStop Student Service Center BCC’s OneStop Services Center is the first stop at BCC where students can inquire about programs, apply to college, check their financial aid application status, obtain advising, register for classes, pick-up their parking pass, and much, much more. For virtual assistance, send an email to the service needed, and a student Read More

BIP is Reaccredited until 2017

Jun 12, 2013 Supply, NC. – Krista Engels, of Brunswick Community College, helped coordinate a three day site visit and program review of Brunswick Interagency Program (BIP) with the Council of Accreditation (COA) earlier this month. According to Ms. Engels, “this reaccreditation certifies that the program meets national standards in regards to it’s operations, finances, Read More
members of the BIP Project Search team display award for innovation

Brunswick Interagency Program Recognized for Innovation

On Sept 24th, Brunswick Community College (Brunswick Interagency Program) was recognized as the 2021 winner of the North Carolina Community College Adult Educator’s Association Innovation Award. This award recognizes creativity, innovative program design, management practices, and excellent student services in continuing education. The award was based on the Project Search initiative, which creates employment opportunities Read More
BIP students and program director

BIP Students Contribute to Life at BCC

As part of the Social Diversity course she teaches, Instructor Heather Crisco invited students from BCC’s Brunswick Interagency Program (BIP) to speak with her class. BIP Director, LeAnn Cecil, rounded up three volunteers, Henry, Don, and Stephen, and set to work helping her students put their thoughts on paper. Earlier this week, the three longtime Read More

Brunswick Interagency Program (BIP)

Since 1985, Brunswick Interagency Program has served adults diagnosed with intellectual disabilities. The program’s mission is to enable students to reach their full potential, become more independent, and fully participate in their communities. The comprehensive services at BIP include: Adult Basic Education (ABE):  fosters a strong educational foundation for students that may have struggled during Read More