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Welcome Back Bash is a Blast!

August 24, 2022 — It was a Welcome Back Bash for the record books! Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff came out for hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn, snacks, snow cones, axe throwing, tap out, corn hole, and mechanical bull riding. There were also free shirts, music, fun with friends, and even fairy hair! Have Read More
Dr. Hessman being sworn in as part of BCC Board of Trustees

BCC Adds Hessman to Board of Trustees

August 23, 2022 — The newest Brunswick Community College Board of Trustees member, Dr. Rick Hessman, was recently sworn in by Alan Holden, Chair. This North Carolina native spent his entire career as an educator, serving as a teacher, coach, Assistant Principal, and Principal spanning more than 30 years. He earned his Ed.D Degree in Read More
President Smith and Onya Gardner

Dive In with President Smith and Onya Gardner

August 22, 2022 — Introducing “Dive In” with President Smith! Like humans, dolphins are very social and travel in pods, counting on their friends for companionship, food, and protection. Today, BCC introduces its first-ever PODcast, hosted by President Gene Smith who will “Dive In” to all sorts of college programs and happenings via bite-sized interviews. Read More
GFWC-SBI check presentation to BCC Foundation in support of nursing

GFWC-SBI Supports BCC Nursing Program

August 16, 2022 — The Brunswick Community College (BCC) Foundation is excited to share that members of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of the South Brunswick Islands (GFWC-SBI) have donated $1,000.00 to the Foundation of BCC. This donation will provide scholarship support to a deserving nursing student currently enrolled at the College. The GFWC-SBI Read More
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Business and Industry Incubator Program Drives Success

 July 20, 2022 — This is a true testament to the business-building power of BCC’s Small Business Center. After relocating to BCC’s Small Business Center’s Business and Industry Incubator Program in Leland, Hilary Meehan completely rebranded her greeting card design business, (Mirthos Paper), and is now experiencing tremendous success. Congratulations! BCC’s Business and Industry Incubator helps Read More
BCC Student Ambassadors

BCC Foundation’s Bella Italia raises over $75,000 for student scholarship support

June 29, 2022 – The Brunswick Community College Foundation (BCCF) hosted the 6th annual Bella Italia event on Saturday, June 25, 2022.  The annual gala was presented by Diamanté Sponsors, Dinah E. Gore and Myong & Paul Jensen and was supported by a host of other sponsoring partners from the community.  The evening began with Read More
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BCC Celebrates Retirees

June 29, 2022 — BCC President Gene Smith, joined by many members of the college’s faculty, staff, and board members, celebrated six long-time employees on their well-deserved retirement. Amidst heartfelt thanks, humorous stories, treasured memories, and more, President Smith led the group in an afternoon of wonderful fellowship.“It has been a long time since we’ve Read More
June student of the month

Nursing Student Earns June Honors

 June 23, 2022 — There’s never a shortage of nominees when it comes to BCC’s Students of the Month. This month was no exception as Nursing Education Instructor Tammy Parrella, MSN-NE, RN, nominated nursing student Kristin Braxton. Parrella described Kristin as an “amazing nominee,” and within minutes of meeting her, it’s easy to understand why. Read More
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Brunswick Community College awarded substantial Golden LEAF Grant Award to support the expansion of advanced manufacturing training

June 9, 2022 — Last week, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors awarded $1,398,657.34 in funding through the Open Grants Program. These projects will support workforce preparedness, job creation, and economic investment in Brunswick, Bladen, Haywood, and Nash counties. Brunswick Community College was awarded $200,000 to support the expansion of advanced manufacturing training to meet the needs of existing Read More
medical assisting students and instructor

BCC Introduces New Medical Assisting Diploma Program

June 9, 2022– A new, 42-credit diploma program in Medical Assisting is now accepting students for the fall semester! If you are looking for a healthcare career that offers regular hours and the opportunity to work in clinics and doctors’ offices, Medical Assisting may be for you. At BCC, you can now earn a diploma Read More