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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Campus

Arthur Bullock

The public is invited to honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tues., Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. at a celebration in the college auditorium.  Local community advocate and former Bladen County commissioner, Arthur Bullock, is the keynote speaker.   Bullock, retired after 40 years of employment with the Social Security Administration,Read More

Panamanian Educators to Visit Bladen Community College

Beginning on Jan. 23, Bladen Community College will welcome educators from the Polytechnic Bilingual Institute Goshen of Panama to campus.  Victor Cedeño Caballero, founder of the Institute and Joel Andrade De León, will begin the week with a presentation about the effects of the Panamax on our local economy. The event is scheduled for Mon.,Read More

Spring 2017 / Second 8 Week Classes

Board of Trustees Meeting

The Bladen Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m., on Friday, January 20, 2017, in the Lynn Grey King, Sr. Allied Health Building. For information about this event, contact Melissa Hester at 910 879-5502.

Spring Registration at BCC has Begun


Class registration for the 2017 spring term is ongoing at Bladen Community College, as the college welcomes new and returning students to campus. Classes are available in both curriculum and continuing education programs.   “Potential students can still register for spring classes,” states Barry Priest, Vice President for Student Services. “Classes are also available forRead More

BLET Students are Awarded Scholarships


Basic Law Enforcement Training students at Bladen Community College have received educational scholarships through the James B. Collins BLET Endowed Scholarship. Pictured from left to right are BLET School Director Larry Guyton, student scholarship recipient Kelton Dial, BCC Foundation Director Linda Burney, student scholarship recipient Austin Porter, and Criminal Justice Instructor John Trogdon. For moreRead More

BCC Ambassadors Enjoy Bladenboro Christmas Parade


Bladen Community College Ambassadors participated in the festivities at the Bladenboro Christmas Parade. From left to right are Taryn Strickland, Christopher Carroll, and Amber Johnson. For information about Bladen Community College, call 910 879-5500 or visit

BCC Announces Fall 2016 Honor Students

Bladen Community College is please to recognize full-time students with outstanding academic achievement through the President’s and Vice President’s Lists.   Students who have maintained a 4.0 G.P.A. for the 2016 fall term have been named to the President’s List as follows: Ruby Arellano, Gabriel Barnes, Fernando Bautista, Wendy Bowen, David Brown, Paige Burney, AllanaRead More

Final Registration – Spring 2017


Golden LEAF Awards Scholarships


Seven Bladen Community College students were recently awarded Golden LEAF Scholarships. From left to right are Sondra Guyton (BCC Vice President for Workforce and Continuing Education), Kawanna Elaine Bowen (Pharmacy Technician), Bethany Adrianna Faulk (Pharmacy Technician), Igdalias Hernandez Lopez (Welding), Taylor Skye Jacobs (Nurse Aide I), Elizabeth L. Montgomery (Pharmacy Technician), and Samuel Muñoz (Welding).Read More

Paint Night Classes are Offered in December


In December, Bladen Community College will offer two Paint Night classes at LuMil Vineyard in Dublin. On December 8, from 6 until 9:30 p.m., participants will paint a snowman. On December 15, attendees will paint a Charlie Brown classic scene.   Each class cost $35, which includes all the necessary supplies. No previous artistic experienceRead More

Native American Appreciation Event


Bladen Community College welcomed doctoral student Leslie Locklear to campus in December for a presentation about local Native American traditions and culture. Left to right are pictured Leslie Locklear, BCC student Amber McDowell, and faculty member Angie Lowry.

The Joy of Sox

Bladen Community College Practical Nursing Students will embrace the 2016 Christmas spirit with a drive to collect new socks for the homeless.   “Our goal,” says BCC Nursing Instructor Tina Forrester, “is to give to a local shelter or a shelter in a surrounding area that represents our student population.”   The Joy of SoxRead More

No-Cost Business Seminars at BCC

DUBLIN – The Bladen Community College Small Business Center is offering several no-cost seminars in December.   How to Start/Expand a Cleaning Service is Tues., Dec. 13, from 2:30 until 4:30 p.m. at the Bladen County Public Library at 111 N. Cypress St.   The East Arcadia Center campus is hosting Fundraising Fundamentals for Non-ProfitsRead More

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Available

Please review the resources listed on this page for disaster survivor assistance from the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Information is available in Spanish. There are also Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) available in various locations.   Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) hours are: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.;Read More

Seafood and Sunset Event is Highly Successful

BCC president William Findt, foundation board chair Barbara Knight, foundation director Linda Burney, and BCC trustee chairman Dennis Troy enjoy funds development event for the college.

The annual Seafood and Sunset funds development event for the Bladen Community College Foundation enjoyed its most successful year ever, stimulating $26,000 in contributions to student scholarships.   Hosted at the Venue at White Lake, the annual event provides freshly prepared seafood, waterfront seating, music, photos, and fun for attendees. Tickets sales and sponsorships combineRead More

Paint Night at LuMil Vineyard


On Mon., Nov. 28, Bladen Community College will host Paint Night at LuMil Vineyard, from 6 until 9 p.m. Participants will be painting a Charlie Brown Christmas setting. The cost of the class is $35 and includes all supplies. To register or for more information, contact Stephanie Gonzales at 910.879.5539.

Nursing Program Deserves Accolades


Bladen Community College Director of Allied Health Programs Sharron Thomas has good reasons to boast.   “Our nursing program retention statistics are the highest they have ever been,” remarked Thomas. “Most recently, our student performance on licensing exams is also higher than ever.”   Thomas has spearheaded the nursing program at Bladen Community College forRead More

Discussion about Domestic Violence


On  Wednesday, November 16, BCC faculty member Jay Watson will present information about Domestic Violence Awareness at 12 noon in the Student Resource Center, building 7. Students, faculty, staff, and the public are invited and encouraged to attend this important discussion. For more information, contact Dr. Joyce Bahhouth at 910.879.5540.    

SGA Attends Conference at Atlantic Beach


Student Government Association students recently attended the North Carolina Comprehensive Community College Conference at Atlantic Beach.   Led by community college students from across the state, the N4CSGA’s mission is to represent and provide for the common welfare of all student members of student government organizations within the North Carolina Community College System.   TheRead More