Career and College Promise Program Hits Record Enrollment at BCC

A program that started with a handful of high school students six years ago has grown its enrollment to more than 300 – and counting. The Career and College Promise (CCP) program provides opportunities for students to take college classes while still in high school. The program is available to public, private, and homeschooled high Read More
photos of the most recent nail technology and esthetics graduates

BCC Congratulates Recent Beauty and Wellness Program Graduates

The Beauty and Wellness Program at Brunswick Community College congratulates its most recent Esthetician and Nail Technology graduates who will soon sit for the NC State Board Examination.The Esthetics Technology program includes 600 instructional and clinical hours as required by the NC Board of Cosmetic Arts Examiners. In addition to comprehensive lectures, students spend the Read More
members of BCC faculty and staff recognizing the Student of the Month

Christian Cole Named BCC’s November Student of the Month

Little did Christian Cole know that a conversation with a customer he helped at work would lead to a second chance at a college education – and his selection as BCC Student of the Month for November 2021. “I know excellence when I see it, and Christian was the real deal,” said Cindy Sterling, executive Read More
A student and tutor in BCC's TLC tutoring program

BCC Selected by SACSCOC to Present at Annual Meeting

BCC Presentation Showcased TLC Tutoring Program The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) selected BCC’s Dr. Lois Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, and Dr. Kim Jones, Dean of Arts & Sciences, to present at its Annual Meeting.  The presentation took place on Friday, December 3, and showcased BCC’s 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
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 Sports & Aquatics Complex 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