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2014-02-05 20:23:46

BOSTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College President Pam Y. Eddinger described the increasingly critical role played by community colleges today on WBUR's National Public Radio program On Point with host Tom Ashbrook. Noting that half of today's undergraduates are now enrolled in the nation's community colleges, Eddinger said community colleges have become "the anchor of the future." Community college presidents from California and Texas also took...

2013-10-25 12:23:15

BOSTON, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) won nine awards - including four Gold Awards - in the annual regional communications competition sponsored by the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR). The College took top honors in NCMPR's regional competition last year as well, and has garnered numerous awards in the organization's national competitions. This year's awards were announced October 21 during the NCMPR...

2013-09-11 16:20:22

BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College has been named to the list of top Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The list singles out the colleges, universities and trade schools that do the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. BHCC was cited by Victory Media for its...

2013-05-03 16:20:47

BOSTON, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) student Valter Gomes was one of the 29 outstanding 2013 graduates of Massachusetts public colleges and universities honored for academic achievement and community service at the State House on May 2. The "29 Who Shine" ceremony was attended by Governor Deval Patrick and state education officials. Gomes, a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society and the Commonwealth Honors Program at BHCC, was chosen for...

2012-06-29 10:22:53

BOSTON, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) graduate Ana Maria Ovalle represented the College at the 9(th) annual Community College program at the 2012 BIO International Convention at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on June 18(th). Ovalle was one of five presenters who spoke on a panel titled "Faces of Success: Our Graduates and their Careers." She spoke about how her community college experience prepared her for her current...

2012-06-11 06:24:22

BOSTON, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) will be hosting a benefit, job and educational expo for veterans in collaboration with Veterans Affairs' Boston Healthcare Systems, Bedford VA Medical Center, the Massachusetts Department of Veteran Services and BHCC's Veterans Center on June 20, 2012 from 1 to 8 p.m. The expo will feature more than 40 VA State and local agencies and will offer: health screenings; information about veterans'...

2012-05-31 02:20:28

BOSTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) will celebrate its 38th Commencement on Saturday, June 2, 2012. More than 1,135 students will be graduating, which is an increase of 12.7% compared to 2011, and the largest graduating class to date. Commencement exercises will be held at the Charlestown campus at 11:00 a.m. Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Eileen M. Collins, the first female commander of a NASA space shuttle mission, will keynote the...

2012-05-22 10:24:10

BOSTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) celebrated the graduation of 18 students from the Cambridge Biomedical Careers Program (CBCP) in a ceremony that also marked the 20th anniversary of the program. CBCP is a collaborative effort between BHCC's Workforce Development Center, the Just-A-Start Corporation and the City of Cambridge. It targets low-income Cambridge residents who complete - at no cost - a nine-month intensive 18-credit program that...

2012-03-09 15:24:00

BOSTON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College has installed a state-of-the art "building dashboard" in the lobby of its LEED Gold-certified Health & Wellness Center. Resembling a large flat-screen television, the device monitors the building's energy usage in real time and presents the results in a series of colorful, interactive charts and graphs....

2011-11-28 14:02:00

BOSTON, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College received two top awards from District One of the National Council for Marketing and Publications (NCMPR) at the organization's conference in Baltimore, November 13 to 15, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced today. NCMPR sets the standards for professionals working in the areas of communications, marketing, fundraising and alumni relations at two-year colleges nationwide. Both awards went to the College's...