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SECU Awards BCC Scholarships

State Employees Credit Union Members, through the member-funded SECU Foundation, have awarded scholarships to Bladen Community College students Felicia Graham, Carie McLean, Clarissa Patterson, and Crystal Lewis. All four students are enrolled in the Nursing Assistant II program.   Based on the credit union philosophy of people helping people, these scholarships recognize the students’ leadership,Read More

Former Dallas Cowboys Pro Football Player to Speak at BCC

Bladen Community College will welcome former NFL football player Jimmie Simmons to campus on Tues., Mar. 21, at 11 a.m., in the Student Resource Center. Simmons played professional football with the Dallas Cowboys and will speak as part of the Male Minority Mentoring program. A Wilmington native, Simmons played football at New Hanover High School.Read More

BCC Signs Agreement with Institute in Panama City

Bladen Community College has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Instituto Politécnico Bilingüe Gosén. “This agreement will facilitate communications and educational opportunities between BCC and Panamanian students,” remarked BCC president William Findt. The agreement is a result of collaboration with the Institute administrators Victor Cedeño Caballero and Joel Andrade De León, during their recentRead More

Acclaimed Poet Mark Cox to Visit BCC

Bladen Community College will welcome Professor Mark Cox to campus for a poetry reading and discussion on Mon., March 20, at 11 a.m. in the Student Resource Center.   Founder of the creative writing department at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Cox is acclaimed for his public readings, workshops, and panel discussions acrossRead More

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Long-awaited Writing Center Receives Boost from Duke Energy

Bladen Community College has been awarded a $9,750 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to develop a state-of-the-art writing center for students. The funding will support a campus initiative to encourage students to improve their academic writing skills, enlarge their verbal and written communication abilities and inspire creative writers. Dr. Joyce Bahhouth, BCC Dean ofRead More

Dr. Paul Boaheng to Speak at Bladen Community College

In celebration of cultural diversity, Bladen Community College will welcome Dr. Paul Boaheng, assistant professor of Philosophy at Fayetteville State University, to campus on Mon. Feb. 27, at 11 a.m. in the Student Resource Center. He will speak about understanding and accepting diverse world cultures. Dr. Boaheng is one of two faculty members selected toRead More

Register NOW for Second Eight-Week Classes

Registration for Second 8-weeks Classes at Bladen Community College is now open for students who wish to complete a class this spring. Curriculum classes include ACA 115 Success and Study Skills, ACA 122 College Transfer Success, ART 111 Art Appreciation, BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II, BUS 260 Business Communication, CIS 110 Introduction to Computers,Read More

Dr. Beth Copeland Visits BCC

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Bladen Community College president William Findt stands with acclaimed poet Beth Copeland during her recent visit to campus for a poetry reading and student workshop. Copeland read excerpts of her published works, and shared poems from her next book, soon to be published.

Continuing Education Classes Offered

DUBLIN – In the ongoing effort to provide classes that provide personal growth and encourage new interests, Bladen Community College is offering the following continuing education classes. Paint Night, Feb. 23, 5:30 – 9 p.m. Dublin campus, registration $35. Quilting for Beginners, Mondays, Feb. 27 – March 27, 6 – 9 p.m., East Arcadia Campus,Read More

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Small Business Center offers No-Cost Seminars in February

The Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering no-cost seminars to help you prepare for tax season.   Basics of Finance: Crash Course for Non-Financial Owners and Entrepreneurs is scheduled for Tues., Feb. 21, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. on the Dublin campus, building 2, room 202. , Also on Feb.Read More

Author Beth Copeland will Speak at BCC in February

On Tues. Feb. 14, at 11 a.m., highly acclaimed author, poet, and essayist Beth Copeland will speak to guests in the Student Resource Center on the campus of Bladen Community College.   Copeland, currently a professor at Methodist College, received the Bright Hill Press Poetry Book Award in 1999 for her popular book, Traveling ThroughRead More

Visitors from Panama Observe BCC Environment

Faculty and staff has welcomed Victor Cedeño Caballero and Joel Andrade De León from the Polytechnic Bilingual Institute Goshen of Panama to campus for a week of information exchange. The visitors plan to replicate the BCC workforce development and college readiness curricula for application in the Panama City based institute. Pictured from left to rightRead More

BCC Celebrates MLK Day

Bladen Community College welcomed the Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church Male Chorus to campus for inspirational entertainment during the college’s celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In his welcoming remarks, college president William Findt encouraged attendees to read literature authored by an African American. Bladen County Commissioner and community advocate Arthur Bullock addressed theRead More

Trivette Appointed to BCC Board

Bladen County Board of Commissioners recently appointed newly elected commissioner Ashley Trivette to the Board of Trustees for Bladen Community College. Pictured from left to right is Bladen County Clerk of Superior Court Nikki Dennis, Trivette, and BCC Board Chair Dennis Troy.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Campus

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

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