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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

Small Business Center Announces Certificate Awards

The Bladen Community College Small Business Center (SBC) has announced certificate award winners of the recent “Entrepreneurs Academy.”   Samantha Biggs of Hope Mills, Brianna Graham of Council, Alexandria Greene of Bladenboro, Allyson Hughes of St. Pauls, and Emily Robinson of Chadbourn have received certification through a collaboration with the BCC Cosmetology Department. Weekly seminarsRead More

BCC Welcomes Canine Companion Presentation


At 11 a.m. on Tues., Nov. 15, Bladen Community College will welcome Sarah Smith and her canine friend, Jester, for a presentation about the Canine Companion Program. The seminar will explore the positive impact of companion dogs for persons with exceptional needs. Founded in 1975, Canine Companions is a national organization, serving people with disabilitiesRead More

BCC to Host Beneficial Nematodes Seminar


Bladen Community College will welcome UNCP professor Dr. Leonard Holmes to campus on Thurs., Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. in the library to discuss Beneficial Nematodes for Agriculture. The public is invited to attend. Dr. Holmes is the associate professor of chemistry and director of the Biotechnology Center at the University of North Carolina atRead More

Veteran’s Day Celebration is Scheduled


Bladen Community will honor men and women who have served the country in the armed forces during a Veteran’s Day presentation on Friday, November 11, at 11 AM in the college auditorium (building 9).   Guest speaker and Elizabethtown native U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Leroy Purdie, Jr., will address the assembly. CSM Purdie servedRead More

Advising is Underway as Registration Approaches

Miller Heustess close up

The message? See your advisor now! With registration for spring classes eminent, current students are encouraged to arrange appointments with their advisors to review the course requirements and their class schedule for the 2017 spring semester. Every advisor on campus is available now for private consultations. Current students may register for spring classes on Tuesday,Read More

FAFSA Day is Scheduled for BCC

Bladen Community College will host a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshop for high school and college students on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon, in the Learning Enhancement Center (building 8).   The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a program which automatically qualifies students forRead More

New Dates for Community Classes

It’s not too late to register for these Community Classes.   October 24: Make Your Own Quilt, 6-8 p.m., East Arcadia Center, Cost is $35.   October 25: Shag for Beginners, 6-7 p.m., Cape Fear Farmer’s Market, Cost is $35.   October 25: Line Dancing, 7-8 p.m., Cape Fear Farmer’s Market, Cost is $30.  Read More

Best-Selling Novelist Don Brown to Speak at BCC


At 11 a.m., on Thurs. Nov. 3, former Special Assistant United States Attorney, Navy JAG Officer, and best-selling author Don Brown will speak at Bladen Community College.   With eleven novels about military operations and strategic government war tactics, Brown’s novels are so popular that he authored an educational guide to his best-seller, Treason.  Read More

Seafood & Sunset Rescheduled for Thursday November 10th 6pm -The Venue at Regal Resort

Dear Seafood & Sunset Supporter: As you are well aware, because of Hurricane Matthew and the aftermath of destruction both locally and to the communities adjacent to us, we postponed our fall event, Seafood & Sunset.  Please continue to keep them in your thoughts and prayers. After a week of assessment and becoming aware ofRead More

Supreme Court Judge Douglas Sasser will Speak on Campus


The Honorable Douglas B Sasser, Jr., Senior Resident Superior Court Judge, will visit Bladen Community College on Thursday, November 10, as a guest speaker in an American Government class. Sasser received his undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University and his J.D. from Campbell University School of Law. He will discuss the roles of theRead More

Paint Night at Lu Mil Vineyard


Celebrate a special occasion or plan a night out with BCC’s Paint Night at Lu Mil Vineyards. Create this painting in class on October 17, from 6 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., at Lu Mil Vineyard located at 438 Suggs-Taylor Road in Dublin. The cost for the class is $35 and includes all necessary supplies. SeatsRead More

So, You Like Ghost Stories?


Then you should plan to have a front row seat at Bladen Community College on Monday, October 31, 2016, at 12 noon, 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.   The infamous Maco Light and the terrorizingRead More