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Classes for the community

Bladen Community College is offering personal interest classes in October and November. Line Dancing is scheduled for Mondays, beginning October 23 and ending November 27 at 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. in the college auditorium. Using a Smart phone is scheduled for Monday, October 23 and October 30 from 5:30 until 7:30 P.M. in building 2, roomRead More

Ghost stories on campus!

So, you like ghost stories? Then you should plan to have a front row seat at Bladen Community College on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 11 A.M., in the Student Resource Center (building 7), where local historian, author, and BCC Instructor Cliff Tyndall will share chilling tales about local ghosts and haunts.   Among hisRead More

No-cost business seminars are scheduled

The Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering no-cost seminars throughout October.   The final three seminars of the Entrepreneurs Academy are scheduled in October.  How to Find Your Customers on Tuesday October 17, Marketing Your Business on Tuesday October 24, and Writing Your Business Plan on Tuesday October 31 will meetRead More

Calling all writers!

BCC invites Bladen County writers to participate in a series of monthly workshops to explore and cultivate your writing talent. Workshops are meeting from 3:30 until 5:30 P.M. in the Learning Enhancement Center (building 8) in room 102. The next scheduled session is Tuesday, October 3. Topics will vary, according to your needs and interests.Read More

Climate Change Discussion on Campus

Bladen Community College will host a presentation by University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) Emeritus Professor Dr. Robert Miller about the science of climate change in North Carolina. The event is scheduled for Thursday, October 5, at 11:00 A.M., in the Student Resource Center (building 7) on the Dublin campus.   Miller has published numerous papersRead More

Golden LEAF Scholarships are Awarded

Three Bladen Community College students have received Golden LEAF Scholarships. Pictured from left to right are Victoria P. Sullivan, Quinisha L. Herring, and Fabiola L. Taylor.   The Golden LEAF Scholars Program has provided over 11,500 scholarships since its inception to help North Carolinians attend participating community colleges.   For information regarding available scholarships atRead More

BCC welcomes Dr. Robert Canida to speak about diversity

Dr. Robert Canida, II, Director for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, will speak on the BCC campus on Tuesday, October 3, at 11 A.M., in the Student Resource Center (building 7), about diversity and cultural competency. Canida is the immediate past Chair for UNCP’s Staff Council and serves onRead More

SGA Blood Drive can be a lifesaver

The Student Government Association collected 13 pints of blood from 16 donors at the annual fall Blood Drive on September 13. One pint of blood can save up to three lives, according to SGA Advisor Crystal Dowd. Consequently, the units of blood donated through BCC have the potential to save 39 lives. For more informationRead More

TEAS Preparatory Sessions are Scheduled

Bladen Community College is offering preparatory sections for potential BCC nursing students who will take the Test of Essential Academic Skills  (TEAS). The test consists of English, reading, math, and science sections. There are 20 free sessions beginning September 11, 2017 and ending January 25, 2018. Students will have opportunities to ask questions, acquire test-takingRead More

High School Students Boost Fall Enrollment

As Bladen Community College welcomes over 1,150 students to campus this fall, the student population will reflect a changing profile.   Because of the Career and College Promise Program (CCPP), the campus will see its greatest influx yet of high school students who will complete college credits while still in high school.   “We haveRead More

Enroll Now for Basic Law Enforcement Training Classes

Bladen Community College will begin classes for men and women interested in Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) on September 21. Over the past 25 years, the college has graduated 250 candidates, providing skilled law enforcement personnel to local, town, county, regional, state, and federal organizations.   The BLET program combines physical conditioning with required classwork.Read More

Author and Poet Bruce Lader Shares His Work with BCC

Bladen Community College invites the public to hear poet and author Bruce Lader reading from his books and magazine articles on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 11 A.M. in the Student Resource Center.   Lader is the author of Fugitive Hope (Červená Barva Press, 2014), Embrace (Big Table Publishing, 2010), Landscapes of Longing (Main StreetRead More

Work Ready Community Initiative receives Commitment from County

The Bladen County Commissioners have signed a resolution to support a work force development initiative in Bladen County. In collaboration with Bladen Community College, the Work Ready Community Initiative is a workforce development assessment that tracks local skilled workers and their workforce readiness. Participants are evaluated on reading for information ability, applied mathematics, and locatingRead More

New Appointments to BCC Board of Trustees

Three new trustees have been sworn in to serve four year terms for Bladen Community College by Bladen County Clerk of Court Niki Dennis. Pictured from left to right are Dennis, BCC board chair Dennis Troy, Albert Beatty, appointed by the Bladen County Public School Board, Mary Andrews, appointed by the Bladen County Commissioners, andRead More

Calling All Writers!

Bladen Community College invites Bladen County writers to participate in a series of monthly workshops to explore and cultivate your writing talent. Beginning in September, workshops will meet from 3:30 until 5:30 P.M. in the Learning Enhancement Center (building 8) in room 102. Topics will vary, according to your needs and interests. Writers of allRead More

No-Cost Business Seminars in September

The Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering no-cost business seminars in September.   Social Media for Churches and Non-Profits will be offered Sat., Sept. 16, from 9 A.M. until 12 noon on the Dublin campus in bldg., 2, room 207.   The Entrepreneurs’ Academy will meet at the Dublin campus onRead More

Solar Eclipse Event Welcomes Community

Nearly four hundred people gathered on the BCC campus on Monday, August 21, to watch the partial eclipse of the sun. With clear skies and approved protective eye wear, the assembly of faculty, staff, students, and community residents were overwhelmed with the celestial occurrence as the moon covered 97% of the sun at 2:44 P.M.Read More

Haygood to Speak at Fall Convocation

Bladen Community College will welcome fall semester students, faculty and guests to the 2017 Fall Convocation at 11 A.M. on August 29. The Convocation service provides an opportunity for students to commit to completion with encouragement from motivational guests.   Jennifer Haygood, current Chief of Staff for the NC Community College System will address theRead More

BCC Website Wins Global Recognition

The newly refurbished Bladen Community College website has received global recognition for design, creativity, and innovation through the website design evaluation jury. In 2016, BCC began an extensive restructuring of the college website, engaging Springer Studios from Wilmington to redesign the internet presence. Working with the BCC website team members, Springer Studios launched aRead More

SECU Scholarships Awarded

State Employees Credit Union members, through the member-funded SECU Foundation, have awarded scholarships to six students at Bladen Community College.   Based on the credit union philosophy of “people helping people”, these scholarships recognize the students’ leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Scholarship funds will be applied to tuition and other expenses associatedRead More