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BCC Receives $1,000,000 in Funding from Golden Leaf Foundation

 The Golden Leaf Foundation announced on Friday, February 3, 2023, an award of $1 million to Brunswick Community College for use in purchasing training equipment in support of a new public safety training facility and burn village. This equipment will be used to train one hundred fifty-three new emergency responders within three years. The award Read More
Stanley Brothers Lead Fundraising Effort for Dolphins Basketball

Stanley Brothers Make Slam Dunk with Community Fundraising Effort

The players weren’t the only ones making slam dunks at the Dolphins Basketball Game on February 1. At halftime, Moe and Joe Stanley delivered their version of a slam dunk by taking center court and presenting a check for $55,000 to BCC President Gene Smith, who accepted on behalf of the BCC Foundation. The donation Read More
A collage of photos taken during the Belk Foundation's tour of BCC

BCC Welcomes N.C. Reconnect Team to Campus

Brunswick Community College (BCC) hosted visitors from EducationNC and the John M. Belk Endowment (JMBE), the organization powering N.C. Reconnect. Launched in July, N.C. Reconnect is taking a collaborative approach to helping adult learners re-enroll and succeed in community colleges statewide. In November, JMBE selected BCC as one of 15 NC community colleges to be included in this Read More
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Lynes Family Donates $10,000 for Student Scholarships

When it comes to people who give of themselves for the good of others, Dan and Linda Lynes exemplify the best of the best, demonstrated by their longtime support of students at Brunswick Community College. During a recent campus visit, Mr. & Mrs. Lynes presented BCC President Gene Smith with a check for $10,000 to Read More
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Electrical Technician Students Graduate, Earn 130 Certifications

This week marked a significant milestone for BCC’s Electrical Technician students as they celebrated graduation. In addition to completing the Level I Residential training, they earned several industry certifications from NCCER, OSHA, 3M Safety, Festo, and Greenlee. The combined efforts of the two graduating classes totaled more than 130 certificates earned. Pictured in photo 1 Read More
President Smith and April Scott named as Top 100

BCC President, Small Business Center Director Among WilmingtonBiz 100

This year’s WilmingtonBiz 100 honorees include President Gene Smith and Small Business Center Director April Scott. The WilmingtonBiz 100 is an annual Greater Wilmington Business Journal initiative to recognize the top 100 Power Players, Influencers, Innovators, Connectors, and Rising Stars impacting Southeastern North Carolina’s business landscape. Selected as one of the Top Influencers, President Smith Read More
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Southport Center a Treasure Trove of Creativity

Did you know that quaint coastal Southport is home to a treasure trove of creativity, talent, and opportunity? You’ll find it all at BCC’s Southport Center for Heritage Arts located at 701 N. Lord St. With some of the area’s most talented artisans, Southport Center is the perfect place to awaken your creative spirit, hone Read More
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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
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Assistance League of Greater Wilmington Supports BCC Nursing Students

The BCC Foundation received an early holiday gift as Marsha Oleander and Josselyn Gregory of the Assistance League of Greater Wilmington presented President Gene Smith with a check for $25,000 in support of the Operation Scholar fund. Operation Scholar awards support BCC’s second-year nursing students as they work toward their Associate Degree in Nursing. Chartered Read More
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BCC Collaborates with UNCW to Offer Exciting Student Research Opportunity

A unique research opportunity is knocking! BCC and UNCW are collaborating to offer a FREE, spring honors course through an initiative, called Community College Undergraduate Research Experience (CCURE). This one-credit-hour course, sponsored by UNCW, is HON 191 Research and Discovery. It meets for one hour each week during the semester. Class begins on Jan. 11, Read More