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Bladen Community College Celebrates 2019 Graduates

DUBLIN – Two hundred and thirty candidates for graduation moved their tassels from right to left as Bladen Community College awarded degrees, diplomas,       and certificates to curriculum students on Thursday evening, May 16 in two well-attended ceremonies. Likewise, fifty high school completion candidates received their high school credentials in an afternoon commencement ceremony at whichRead More

On-campus food pantry helps struggling students succeed in school

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  Due to a lot of planning and preparation as well as the collection of over 1,500 pounds of food, the Eagle’s Nest Food Bank at Bladen Community College is opening the first week of May. BCC Faculty Senate President, Sharon Coe, reported to the college trustees at their recent board meeting, that after Hurricane Florence, many students andRead More

Dan Gerlach to be Bladen Community College Graduation Speaker

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Dan Gerlach, recently named interim chancellor at East Carolina University, will be the featured speaker at the 2019 curriculum graduation ceremonies for Bladen Community College. Since October 2008 and until his recent appointment as ECU interim chancellor, Mr.  Gerlach has served as president of the Golden LEAF Foundation, a non profit which works to increaseRead More

2019 Best Online Community Colleges in North Carolina Includes BCC

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Bladen Community College has placed 8th in the nation out of 423 schools and second in the state of North Carolina for its online programs.  In the national ranking, Bladen Community College was one of five North Carolina schools included on the top 25 list.  Only one of the state schools outranked Bladen, Wake TechnicalRead More

BCC Foundation Awards Mini-Grants

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The BCC Foundation encourages participation in its Bladen Community College Faculty/Staff Mini-Grant program.  A new BCC Foundation program, eligible activities are creative, innovative, and beneficial project for students and/or for staff job-related enrichment.   The BCC Foundation may award up to $1,000 total in mini-grant funding during any fiscal year, with a maximum of $500 perRead More

Career and Job Fair On Campus – Tues, April 16th

Bladen Community College will co- host a CAREER AND JOB FAIR on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, from 10 A.M. until 1 P.M. in the auditorium (building 9) on the Dublin campus. The event is open to the public. For more information, contact Sondra Guyton at 910.879.5634.

BCC to host Administrative Professionals Day

Bladen Community College’s Continuing Education Department will host an Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon on Wednesday, April 24, at 12 noon in the college auditorium.  This event gives employers throughout the county a great opportunity to show their appreciation to their administrative professionals—assistants, receptionists, secretaries and other office professionals—by inviting them to this special event inRead More

BCC Announces 2019 Graduation Plans

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DUBLIN – Important information about Bladen Community College graduation plans was released to students this week.  Due to the large number of graduates this year, Bladen Community College will hold an additional graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 16th. All ceremonies will be held in the college’s auditorium.  Students will be assigned to a specific ceremony.Read More

Coffee House Poetry Readings

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Express yourself at the BCC Coffee House Poetry Reading event on Tuesday, April 9th, from 11 A.M. until 12 noon, in the library, (Student Resource Center Building 7). Participate by reading your own or someone else’s poetry, or simply relax and enjoy the readings. Classical guitar entertainment, coffee, and cookies await. The event is openRead More

Bladen Community College observes National Library Week April 7- 13, 2019

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Join Bladen Community College as it observes National Library Week next week, April 7- 13, 2019,by celebrating the contributions of our own “state of the art” library on its campus.  First designated in 1958, National Library Week is sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and observed in libraries across the country each April. All types of librariesRead More

BCC Students travel to Selma, Ala. For Leadership Conference

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Bladen Community College students recently traveled to Selma, Ala., to attend the North Carolina Chapter on Black American Affairs 15th Annual Student Leadership Conference.  Students from Catawba Valley Community College, Davidson County Community College and Isothermal Community College accompanied them.  Students participated in the conference at the campus of Wallace Community College in Selma. BCCRead More

It’s T-shirt weather! Spring is here!

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It’s T-shirt weather! Spring is here! Students in the Early College High School program on the campus of Bladen Community College recently presented college president, Dr. Amanda Lee, with an Early College T-shirt. Pictured from left to right are student Reckia Roundtree, BCC President Dr. Amanada Lee, Early College High School principal Rodney Smith, andRead More

Former Poet Laureate of North Carolina to Speak at BCC

Joseph Bathanti, former Poet Laureate of North Carolina (2012-14) and recipient of the 2016 North Carolina Award for Literature, will be speaking on Monday, March 25th at Bladen Community College.  The presentation starts at 12:30 pm and will be held in the Student Resource Center.  The public is invited to attend. The McFarlane Family DistinguishedRead More

Campbell Appointed as BCC Trustee

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Local businessman and community supporter, Brian Campbell, has been appointed by the Bladen County Commissioners to a four-year term as a trustee for Bladen Community College. Mr. Campbell took the oath of office at a recent Bladen Community College board meeting. Pictured from left to right are Bladen County Clerk of Court Niki Dennis, BrianRead More

Local Author to Speak at BCC on March 19th

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Cliff Tyndall, a Wilmington resident who teaches at Bladen Community College, has a new book out called “Camp Davis: a 21 Century History & Guidebook”. The author will be speaking in the college’s auditorium on Tuesday, March 19th at 6pm on the book’s subject and background.  The new publication is a supplement to Tyndall’s 2006Read More

BCC SGA Coat Drive Huge Success

This week’s snow reminded us that winter is not over and there are still many folks in our community who do not have a winter coat. Those impacted by Hurricane Florence are especially in need. Bladen Community College’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently collected coats on campus to donate to Bladen Crisis Assistance.  It wasRead More

WECT Ch. 6 Chief Meteorologist Speaks at BCC

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Bladen Community College wrapped up the week before spring break by hosting a special presentation from WECT Ch. 6 Chief Meteorologist, Gannon Medwick.  Students from local public schools, the Bladen Early College High School, BCC, BCC faculty and staff gathered in the college auditorium to listen to Medwick’s interesting explanation of hurricanes and their impacts.Read More

Awarding Winning Author Speaks at Bladen Community College

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  DUBLIN – Bladen Community College invited the public to its spring Writers Series to hear guest author Randell Jones reading and sharing stores from Dr. H.G. Jones book, “Scoundrels, Rogues, and Heroes of the Old North State”.  The special event was held on Monday, February 25, 3019 at 11 A.M. in the Student ResourceRead More

Are you interested in becoming a Bladen Community College Ambassador?

March 15th is the deadline to apply to become a Bladen Community College Ambassador.  The Ambassador Program is designed to enable worthy students to gain leadership skills as they represent the college at functions both on-campus and in the community. After selection and training, ambassadors will receive scholarships and book stipends as well as aRead More

Black History Month Observed and Celebrated at Bladen Community College

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Black History Month Observed and Celebrated at Bladen Community College DUBLIN – On Thursday, Feb. 21, Bladen Community College welcomed guest speaker, Mr. Ismael Torres to a celebratory campus assembly for Black History Month. The program was held in the college auditorium and was attended by students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. Mr.Read More