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College celebrates groundbreaking of new continuing education building

College and community leaders standing in a rown and lifting shovels of dirt to commemorate the groundbreaking for a new continuing education building

Bladen Community College has broken ground on the construction of a new 19,967 square feet building to house continuing education programs. The structure will feature a 125-seat teaching auditorium, a conference room, 2 EMS labs, 2 science labs, and 5 classrooms, as well as faculty and staff offices for the continuing education department. “We areRead More

Fall classes registration is August 8 and 9

Students completing paperwork at table during orientation

Registration for fall classes continues on Wednesday and Thursday, August 8 and 9, 2018 in the Student Services building on the Dublin campus. BCC offers 80 curriculum programs, associate degrees with college transfer, high school credentials, and workforce development careers such as cosmetology, industrial engineering, nursing, EMS, and welding. The college can transform your life.Read More

Orientation is underway

Students are on campus today, August 6, 2018, for orientation at 8:30 A.M. and again at 5:30 P.M.

August Board of Trustees meeting

The Board of Trustees for Bladen Community College will meet on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 5:30 P.M. in the board room of the Essic Williams Administration Building (building 10) on the Dublin campus. For more information, contact Melissa Hester at 910.879.5502.

Business workshops offered at no-cost

The Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering no-cost online business seminars and webinars in August and September.   “How to Present at a Craft Show” will be offered Saturday, August 18, from 9:00 until 10:15 A.M. on the Dublin campus in building 2, room 207. “Making Sales on ETSY” will followRead More

Fall registration is ongoing

Registration for fall classes is now open. Bladen Community College offers 80 curriculum courses, associate degrees, high school credentialing, skilled workforce programs, and opportunities for high school students to complete two years of college while enrolled in high school. Counselors are visiting the community with information now. Final registration is August 8 and 9, 2018.Read More

BCC graduates practical nurses in July

2018 practical nursing graduates standing on campus in nursing whites

Bladen Community College graduated its largest class ever of Practical Nursing students in a pinning ceremony on July 24. Board chair Dennis Troy and college president William Findt provided greetings to 26 graduates and the attendees. In the commencement address, director of allied health programs Sharron Thomas encouraged graduates to “have an influence on others”Read More

Search for next BCC president begins

The Board of Trustees for Bladen Community College has begun the search for the next president of the college. The trustees have engaged the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) to assist with the process. ACCT will work directly with the BCC trustees to develop a presidential profile and facilitate the process of recruiting highly-competitiveRead More

TEAS preparatory workshop is July 23

Associate degree nursing students dressed in white uniforms and standing in a row on campus

Bladen Community College is offering a TEAS Prep English Workshop for students who are interested in nursing careers. The Test of Essential Academic Skills, (TEAS), is administered through Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) Nursing Education. The test is a basic aptitude test designed to identify students who would succeed in nursing school. It evaluates skills inRead More

Sessoms completes CNA and high school diploma simultaneously

Kimberlee Sessoms face, wearing pink t-shirt

Bladen Community College student Kimberlee Sessoms is not afraid of a challenge. In May, she graduated as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and received her high school diploma through the college readiness program. “My dad and grandparents were my inspiration,” remarked Sessoms. “My dad died two years ago, and he wanted me to get anRead More

Register NOW for Fall Classes!

EMS students Charity Taylor, Summer Locklear, Lylus Bonnette, Kasidi Larrimore, and Jennifer Inman are standing in a row.

Registration for fall semester has begun. See your advisor today or call 910 879-5500 to begin your journey.

BCC students win at national SkillsUSA

Photo of Savannah Schmidt dressed in welding gear

Two students from Bladen Community College received awards at the National SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, Kentucky in June.   From welding, Savannah Schmidt won first place and a gold medal. Sarah Allen took second place, earning a silver medal. This is the first national gold medal award for Bladen Community College.   Program director EdwardRead More

Golden LEAF Scholarship Winners are Announced

Students standing in a row on campus

Six Bladen Community College students have received Golden LEAF Scholarships. In the group photo, from left to right are BCC Vice President for Workforce and Continuing Education Sondra Guyton, students Mary Ellen Locklear, Chloe Atkinson, Estaban Sánchez, Victor Hugo Parra-Navarrette, Jorge Gómez, and Vice President for Student Services Barry Priest. Pictured separately is student recipientRead More

Writing Center offers online summer workshops

Bladen Community College is hosting online, no-cost, summer writing workshops for writers of all ages. Create Your Résumé is scheduled for June 19 at 10 A.M. Writing for Fun is June 20 at 1 P.M. ACT Prep is planned for June 26 at 10 A.M. Online workshops are open to the public and can beRead More

Small Business Center offers no-cost classes

The Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering no-cost webinars and seminars in June.   Parliamentary Procedures Made Easy is scheduled for Mon., June 11, from 6 until 8 P.M., at the East Arcadia Center in Riegelwood.   Implementing a Social Media Strategy is planned for Tues., June 19, from 2 untilRead More

CPR classes offered at no cost

Bladen Community College is partnering with the Bladen County Opioid task force to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes for the community with no registration fee to participants. The classes will include a discussion about Naloxone, (sold as Narcan), a medication used to block the effects of opioids, especially when an opioid overdose has occurred. VolunteerRead More

BCC success stories for history majors

three students seated and two BCC instructors standing on campus

In today’s high-technology world, students are frequently encouraged to seek degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. But many students are inclined to enjoy the humanities, possessing great interests and talents in writing, art, music, religion, philosophy, and history.   Bladen Community College transfer graduates Ingrid Bullard, Melissa Combs, and Levy Pait recently graduated fromRead More

Scholastic Honor Roll students are announced

Bladen Community College is pleased to announce the 2018 spring term scholastic honor roll.   Students who have maintained a 4.0 G.P.A. for the term have been named to the President’s List as follows:   Elizabeth Allbright, Rolando Almazan, Hannah Arnett, Royce Bernhardt, Madison Byrd, Christian Cain, Mary Campbell, Madison Cartrette, Diana Catalan, Edwin Catalan,Read More

SUMMER CLASSES REGISTRATION IS MONDAY, MAY 21

Register for summer classes on May 21 between 9 A.M. and 2 P.M. and again between 3:30 and 7 P.M. For more information, call 910.879.5500.

BCC honors successful high school credential students

Students in caps and gowns, standing in a row, cheering and waving

Bladen Community College honored 39 high school equivalency and adult high school graduates at commencement ceremonies on May 15. Vice president for continuing education Sondra Guyton, executive vice president and chief academic officer Jeff Kornegay, president William Findt, director for college readiness Travis Locklear, and chairman of the board Dennis Troy greeted the students andRead More