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Guest speaker Dr. Stanley Knick on campus on March 26

Bladen Community College will welcome Dr. Stanley Knick to campus on March 26, 2018, at 11 A.M. in the library (building 7) to discuss Contemporary Challenges Facing Native Americans.   Before his retirement, Dr. Knick was Research Associate Professor and Director of the Native American Resource Center at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.Read More

Allen and Ramirez are SkillsUSA regional winners

Sarah Allen and Ricardo Ramirez standing with SkillsUSA medals around their necks

Bladen Community College and West Bladen students have returned with medals from the regional SkillsUSA competition in Fayetteville. West Bladen student Sarah Allen won first place in Job Skills Demonstration in category A. BCC student Ricardo Vazquez Ramirez won fourth place in the welding competition. Both students will advance to the state SkillsUSA competition inRead More

BCC faculty member Mary Anne Murphy receives national recognition

Mary Anne Murphy head photo

Bladen Community College Cosmetology Instructor Mary Anne Murphy has been selected to receive the Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty recognition by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award recognizes a community college faculty member who demonstrates passion for the students and the classroom, has a willingness to supportRead More

Welding curriculum receives new equipment

Orbital welder training for welding faculty members

Through Golden LEAF funding, Bladen Community College has purchased a new diametric orbital welder to broaden the curriculum program for students. In this photo, faculty members are receiving training. Pictured from left to right are welding faculty member Dean White, welding instructor and dean for engineering and business technology Edward Dent, training representative for LiburdiRead More

Kyle Gause wins BCC award

kyle gause

Bladen Community College Career and College Promise Program (CCPP) student Kyle Gause has won the BCC 2018 Academic Excellence Award. Gause, a West Bladen high school senior, will graduate from BCC with an associate’s degree in arts and science in May. He will attend North Carolina State University in the fall as a junior. “MyRead More

Golden LEAF Foundation awards BCC

Bladen Community College has received support from the Golden LEAF Foundation to implement the BCC STEM and Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Career Coach Project.   The $168,725 award provides 50% of the funding required to place a Career Coach counselor at Bladen County’s two high schools. The NC Community College System has also provided grantRead More

50th anniversary time capsule is sealed

time capsule

Bladen Community College has sealed fifty years of history in a time capsule ceremony that culminated a year of celebratory events. “The college was chartered in 1967,” remarked President William Findt. “In 2017, the campus enjoyed numerous activities that celebrated fifty years of changing lives for students across our county and region. It was appropriateRead More

Area public school students experience the college environment

job shadow

Bladen Community College welcomed students from the public school system to job shadow on campus in February.

Occupation Extension Scholarships are awarded


Bladen Community College students have received Occupational Extension Golden LEAF scholarships. Pictured from left to right are Vice President for Workforce and Continuing Education Sondra Guyton, recipients Stefon Derrell Geathers, Luis Alberto Abreu Hernandez, Jasmine Mikayla Chavis, Tia R. Carter, Samantha Brooke Jackson, and Derwin Strickkand, Jr., and Vice President for Student Services Barry Priest.Read More

BCC receives 2017 Tree Campus USA Award

The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Bladen Community College with a 2017 Tree Campus USA Award. The honor is issued to colleges and universities that enjoy well-maintained and green-friendly campuses that meet five specific criteria. The college must have an active Campus Tree Advisory Committee, a Campus Tree Care Plan, a Campus Tree Program withRead More

National Wear Red Day

Wear red

Bladen Community College employees embraced National Wear Red Day to encourage awareness of the warning signs of cardiovascular disease in women.

Savannah Schmidt receives NC Space Grant Scholarship

Savannag Welding

BCC welding student, Savannah Doyle Schmidt, has been awarded the North Carolina Space Grant Community College Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship. The Community College STEM Scholarship is based on academic merit and potential for successful matriculation into a 4-year degree program. It is the goal of the scholarship award to foster community collegeRead More

Bladen Community College will celebrate Black History Month

The public is invited to hear guest speaker Rev. Dr. Dwight Cannon at the Black History Month celebration, scheduled for Monday, February 5, at 11 A.M., in the college auditorium (building 9). The event is sponsored by the BCC Diversity Committee. For more information, contact Sharon Coe at 910 879-5627.

BCC offering real estate classes

Bladen Community College is offering community classes in real estate. On Monday, February 5, Broker-in-Charge Annual Review is scheduled for 1 until 5 P.M., in building 2, room 202, on the Dublin campus. Real Estate General Update is scheduled for Tuesday, February 6, from 8:30 A.M. until 12:30 P.M., in building 2, room 202 onRead More

Author and professor Alex Albright is guest speaker


Author, editor, playwright, and college professor, Alex Albright, recently spoke to an assembly on campus about the infamous World War II 45-piece regimental Navy band called the B-1. Comprised of black students attending North Carolina A&T, the musicians became the first African Americans to serve in the Navy at a rank higher than messman inRead More

Marcia deAndrade joins BCC faculty


Marcia deAndrade has joined the faculty at Bladen Community College as a Nursing Instructor in the Allied Health Programs curriculum.   deAndrade, a native of Elizabethtown, most recently served Harrell’s Christian Academy for eight years as the school nurse. She has worked as a Nursing Clinical Instructor for Sampson Community College, and as a registeredRead More

Community classes begin in February

Bladen Community College is offering personal interest classes beginning in February.   Conversational Spanish is scheduled for Tuesdays, beginning February 6 and continuing through March 27, from 6 P.M. until 7:30 P.M. The location is to be announced.   Understanding Your Laptop is scheduled for Wednesdays, beginning February 7 and continuing through February 28, fromRead More

MLK Celebration

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. legacy in the BCC auditorium on Wednesday, January 24, at 11 A.M. BCC College and High School Programs Coordinator Cierra Griffin will discuss the historic events in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma during the turbulent era of racial unrestRead More

Speaker to discuss World War II African American naval band


On Tuesday, January 30, at 11 AM, Bladen Community College will welcome author, editor, playwright, and college professor, Alex Albright to the campus library (building 7) as part of the Writers Series hosted by the college.   Albright will speak about the infamous World War II 45-piece regimental Navy band called the B-1. Comprised ofRead More

Spring registration is steady and ongoing


Class registration for the 2018 spring term at Bladen Community College hovers at 1,100 students, with registration still underway for twelve-weeks classes.   While icy weather conditions in early January thwarted initial registration plans, class registration has rebounded with opportunities still available in both curriculum and continuing education programs.   “It’s not too late toRead More