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BCC is going Tobacco-Free

Beginning June 1, Bladen Community College will become a tobacco-free community college campus. Across the North Carolina Community College System, nearly every campus is encouraging students, staff, and faculty to practice healthy lifestyle behaviors. Cessation of tobacco use is a significant step toward living healthier and longer. The decision to become a tobacco-free campus isRead More

Welding and Cosmetology Students win at State SkillsUSA Competition

Bladen Community College students attending the annual SkillsUSA state competition in Greensboro have returned home with exemplary accomplishments.   Welding student Savannah Schmidt has won first place in Jobs Skills Demonstration. Delilah Cramer received third place in Welding Art/Sculpture.   Cosmetology students also received high honors. Allyson Hughes was awarded first place in Job InterviewRead More

Register for our 2017 Summer Classes

 May 22, 2017 New and Returning Students / Contact Admissions Office today! / 910.879.5593 Summer 2017 Registration Details

BCC Curriculum Graduation Honors Students

Bladen Community College honored 224 graduating curriculum students at its commencement event on May 16. College president William Findt welcomed graduates to the ceremony and Board of Trustees chairman Dennis Troy greeted the assembly. The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Male Chorus provided musical entertainment. Guest speaker Robin Gary Cummings, M.D., Chancellor of the University ofRead More

BCC Celebrates High School Completion Graduates

Forty-six students walked across the stage to receive their high school completion diplomas at the Bladen Community College Readiness Commencement Program in May.   Student speaker Samantha Haverty encouraged graduates. “This is only the beginning!” she stated. “After 13 years and seven failed attempts to get my high school diploma, it took only one attemptRead More

Associate Degree Nursing Students Graduate

Bladen Community College graduated its largest associate degree nursing class ever in May, with a pinning ceremony for 31 nursing students. The service included remarks of appreciation by students Candace Erin Tatum-Merritt and James Zachery Davis. Heather Grimsley was selected by her fellow students to receive the Professional Nursing Award, for demonstrating strong leadership qualitiesRead More

The Cannon Foundation Awards Grant to BCC

Bladen Community College has been awarded $140,000 from The Cannon Foundation to purchase advanced welding equipment.   According to Dean of Engineering and Business Programs Edward Dent, “With a new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) building on the horizon, this grant will allow our welding program to increase the variety and quality of certificates,Read More

No-Cost Business Seminars can Revitalize Your Business

The Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering no-cost business seminars for entrepreneurs and business owners.   The Dublin campus is hosting four seminars in May. Finance 101 for Non-Financial Managers will guide attendees through the fundamentals of budgeting, depreciation, financial statement set-up, capitalizing expenditures, payables & receivables, and profits & losses.Read More

SGA Blood Drive

The Bladen Community College Student Government Association collected 22 pints of blood during its annual blood drive for the American Red Cross. SGA officer Amber Johnson stands beside blood donor Clint Spivey at the spring event on the Dublin campus.

Graduates Prepare to Turn the Tassel

Two hundred and twenty four candidates for graduation will move their tassels from right to left as Bladen Community College awards diplomas to curriculum students on Tuesday evening, May 16. Likewise, 41 high school completion candidates will receive their high school credentials. Over one-third of the curriculum candidates will receive associate degrees in the artsRead More

Graduating High School Seniors enroll as College Juniors

The Bladen Community College Career and College Promise Program (CCPP) continues to launch high school students into university environments with up to two years of college credits and a sampling of college rigors. Cierra Griffin, BCC College and High School Programs Coordinator explains, “The College Transfer Pathway provides students with the opportunity to take collegeRead More

Tiina Mundy swims for a Cause

Bladen Community College employee Tiina Mundy believes in making a difference. “In 2012, I wanted to do something meaningful for my 50th birthday,” she explained. “A friend of mine challenged me to swim 50 miles. Instead, I swam 100 miles.” Because of her Finnish ancestry, the quest to swim 100 miles was dubbed the FinnRead More

Tobacco-Free Campus Coming June 1, 2017

In the interest of providing a healthful and productive learning environment for all faculty, staff, and students, Bladen Community College will become a tobacco-free campus on JUNE 1, 2017. Smoking and the use of tobacco products will not be allowed within any college-owned building, college vehicle, or college property. Smoking is defined as the useRead More

New Regulations Regarding NC Residency for College Students

Effective May 1, 2017, Bladen Community College and other colleges in North Carolina will no longer be able to validate or make any changes to residency status for students.   The North Carolina State Legislature has established the Residency Determination Service (RDS) which will serve as the single authority for determining whether a student qualifiesRead More

Dr. Robin Cummings will address Curriculum Graduates

Robin Gary Cummings, M.D., Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, will address the attendees of the curriculum graduation at Bladen Community College on May 16. A native of Pembroke and a member of the Lumbee Tribe, Chancellor Cummings earned his undergraduate degree in zoology from the University of North Carolina at ChapelRead More

Kerry Shipman is Speaker for College Readiness Graduation

On May 16, Kerry L. Shipman, Sr., champion of underrepresented communities and  minorities, will be the graduation speaker for the 2017 College Readiness class at Bladen Community College.   A high school dropout, Shipman received his high school credential through the College Readiness program at Bladen Community College. This accomplishment poised Shipman to complete aRead More

BLET Graduates 2017 Cadets

Bladen Community College has announced the 2017 graduates of the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) academy. Pictured from left to right are John Trogdon (director of criminal justice programs), BLET students Rodney Cain, Owen Peavy, Tyler Porter, Kelton Dial, Hunter Todd, and Donald Berkheimer. BLET School Director Larry Guyton stands on the right.   TheRead More

BCC Welcomes John Green to Campus

Former Cumberland County Schools Assistant Principal John Green has joined the staff at Bladen Community College as the Retention and Recruitment Coordinator.   Green, a native of Fayetteville, is excited to explore the new challenges on a community college campus. “Since 2008, I have worked with middle and high school students in academic and athleticRead More

Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon on Campus

Administrative professionals throughout the region are invited to mingle at a luncheon scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, at noon in the Bladen Community College Auditorium. Elizabethtown Mayor Sylvia Campbell is the guest speaker. The cost is $15 per person. Interested attendees may register by phone at 910.879.5568, or by email at Access the registrationRead More

Golden LEAF Scholarship Winners are Announced

Bladen Community College students Barbara Johnson (Nurse Aide I) and Josalyn Powell (Nurse Aid I) have received Golden LEAF scholarships. Other recipients not pictured are Kevin Adams (Welding), Shawn Beatty (Welding), Dianna Brisson (Nurse Aide I), Chelsea Lambert (Phlebotomy) and Blanca Mata-Duarte (Nurse Aide I). To learn more about scholarship opportunities at BCC, contact SamanthaRead More