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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
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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
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BCC Artists Featured at Franklin Square Gallery

May 2022 — Congratulations to BCC’s Southport Center instructors, Kimberly Caroon and Sharon Vinciguerra! These talented artists have artwork featured this month at the Franklin Square Gallery! If you are an area artist, you know that it is quite an honor to be selected. We are proud of you — and thrilled to have you Read More
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BCC Esthetics Students Celebrate Graduation

If you’ve ever had a facial you know first-hand what a relaxing and rejuvenating experience it is. What you may not know is that facials are done by highly trained Estheticians who also perform hair removal, microdermabrasion, makeup application, chemical peels, and more. Brunswick Community College (BCC) graduated its most recent class of Estheticians last Read More
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Calabash Elks Lodge Veteran Affairs Committee Supports BCC Veteran Students

May 23, 2022 — Members of the Calabash Elks Lodge #2679 – Veteran Affairs Committee (VAC) have donated $1,200 to Brunswick Community College’s PAVE (Partnership for American Veteran Employment) program. This recent donation is the fourth VAC donation to PAVE, which now totals $4,000 in support of the program. PAVE is a signature program at Read More
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Local Chapter of Forty & Eight Continues Supporting Brunswick Community College Nursing Students

From left to right: Don Eisenman, Forty & Eight representative, BCC students Lena Devlin and Angelica Rivera, and Rick Sessa, Forty & Eight representative.  May 4, 2022 — The Brunswick Community College Foundation (BCCF) team had the honor of hosting members of the military veteran’s honor society, La Société des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux (the Society Read More
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BCC Graduate Receives Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Preview in new tab May 16, 2022 — Vanessa Hughes, BCC Class of 2022, got the surprise of her life last week. She arrived for what she thought was a quick photo opportunity. Instead, Vanessa learned from BCC President Gene Smith that she is a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Read More
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BCC Graduates First-Ever Natural Hair Care Class

Friday’s graduation marked a significant milestone for everyone who helped introduce the Natural Hair Care program at BCC. After completing more than 300 hours of training, the program’s first six graduates made history at BCC. With much emotion and pride, the graduates spoke about how happy they were to complete the program, enabling them to Read More

BCC Graduates Class of 2022

May 6, 2022 – It was a fantastic afternoon, and a packed house at the Odell Williamson Auditorium as Brunswick Community College (BCC) held its 43rd Commencement — the largest in the school’s history. The Class of 2022 represents 383 exceptionally bright young men and women. Today, they received 452 Associate in Arts, Associate in Read More
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Welding Technology Students Earn NC3 Industry Certifications

May 6, 2022 – Brunswick Community College Welding Technology students were congratulated by President Gene Smith on the NC3 industry certifications earned as part of their studies at BCC. Some students earned as many as 12 certifications in cooperation with NC3 industry partners. The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, Read More