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
food pantry at Brunswick Community College

BCC Food Pantry Fuels Learning

Did you know that BCC runs a food pantry for students in need?  It was started nearly 15 years ago by Julianna (Julie) Olsen, BCC Director, Disability Resources & Student Life. “You can’t learn if you’re hungry,” said Julie. “All too often, students would come to campus without having eaten and with nowhere to turn. Read More
Walter Shaw and Family with President Smith

Brunswick Community College Names Basketball Court

Current Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Walter Shaw has court named in his honor. On November 10, 2021, Brunswick Community College held a ceremony in the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym before the Men’s Basketball opening game to celebrate the naming of the court as the Walter Shaw Court. Coach Shaw recently led Read More
Two students from BCC at a Veterans Day celebration

Proud to Serve Those Who Serve

Brunswick Community College (BCC) is proud to serve active duty and veteran students, employees, and their families. The college provides a full network of resources, support, and advocacy. Whether you are active duty and taking a course, or transitioning to a civilian career, BCC’s Student Services professionals are here to help. We offer career coaches, Read More


This week, Dr. Gene Smith, BCC President, recognized our college’s September and October Students of the Month. Ashley Layne, BCC’s October Student of the Month was nominated by her Nursing Instructor, Tammy Parrella, MSN-NE, RN, for her positive outlook and determination. Savannah Gore was selected for September. She was nominated by her Mathematics Instructor, C. Read More
students from brunswick county high schools attend manufacturing day

BCC Hosts Manufacturing Day; Introduces Career Opportunities

When it comes to career opportunities in the manufacturing industry, Brunswick County has more to offer than ever before. A group of high school juniors and seniors learned that first-hand during Manufacturing Day on Thursday, October 28. Sponsored by Brunswick Community College (BCC), the event is all about raising awareness and educating students about manufacturing Read More
Electrical LIneman graduates

BCC Recognizes Electrical Lineworker Graduates

Brunswick County’s exploding population requires infrastructure and a strong workforce.  New business, industry, retail stores, homes and neighborhoods all require electricity.  In response to this substantial growth, Brunswick Community College (BCC) established an Electrical Lineworker course in collaboration with Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (BEMC).  While this career path isn’t for everyone, it is for Javier Read More
south brunswick magazine features BCC medical assistant grads

BCC Medical Assistant Grads Featured

Just in time for Medical Assistants Recognition Week, BCC’s most recent program graduates (August 2021) were featured in Southern Brunswick Magazine! BCC offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Medical Assisting. Our program is fully accredited and graduates go on to work in physician’s offices. If you’re thinking about this field of study, the Read More
BCC graduate and GEAR program successes featured

BCC Helps Graduate Realize Dream

Matthew Sattler dreamed of a career in the U.S. Air Force, but needed a plan to get him there. He enrolled in BCC’s GEAR Program, earned his GED, and got the the skills and training he needed to become a qualified recruit. He completed basic military training and is attending technical school in MS. He Read More
marilyn graham named to governor's council

Marilyn Graham Named to Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs

A huge congratulations goes out to BCC’s own Marilyn Graham on her appointment to Governor Cooper’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs.  As part of the Advisory Council, Marilyn, Director of Multicultural Workforce Development & Outreach, will help support efforts to promote cooperation and understanding between the Hispanic community, the general public, the state, federal, and Read More