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BASIC LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING BEGINS SEPTEMBER 22 AT BCC

Bladen Community College will begin classes for men and women interested in Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) on September 22, 2016. 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 requiredRead More

Basic Law Enforcement Training to Begin in September

Basic Law Enforcement Training classes begin September 22 at BCC. The BLET program combines physical conditioning with required classwork. Coursework includes intensive training in the use of firearms, emergency vehicle operation, defense tactics, legalities, and diffusing domestic violence. Candidates must acquire certain documentation before beginning courses. Interested candidates should contact John Trogdon at 910 879-5536Read More

BCC Convocation Focuses on Students

Bladen Community College welcomed fall semester students, faculty and guests to the 2016 Fall Convocation on August 30. Convocation is an opportunity for students to ponder the upcoming semester and commit to completion with encouragement from motivational guests and speakers.   The assembly featured greetings to the students from Executive Vice President Jeff Kornegay andRead More

BCC Enables High School Students with College Credits

The Bladen Community College Career and College Promise Program continues to catapult 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 college classesRead More

BCC Honors Employees

As a part of the new academic year activities, Bladen Community College has recognized 21 employees with five or more years of service to the college. Pictured from left to right are Phillip Pope, Samantha Pope, Kenneth Oxendine, Ray Sheppard, Leroy Singletary, Sondra Guyton, Michelle Norris, Pamela Locklear-King, Chris Conner, ReGena Brown, Katrina Harbison, LucindaRead More

BCC Presents Activities for County School Children at S.T.E.A.M. Camp

Students enrolled in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) Camp sponsored by Bladen County Schools spent a day in science, math, and writing laboratories at Bladen Community College in July.   Faculty members provided laboratory environments in which students could extract their own DNA, see their own cells under a microscope, build andRead More

BCC to Host Discussion about Middle East Issues

Dean of Arts and Sciences and Developmental Studies Dr. Joyce Bahhouth will discuss current issues in the Middle East in a presentation on Tuesday, October 4, at 12 noon. The campus Diversity Committee encourages students, faculty, staff, and the public to bring a bag lunch and join the discussion in the Student Resource Center, buildingRead More

BCC Welcomes Eastpointe

Students enjoyed cupcakes as part of an exhibit sponsored by behavioral healthcare experts from Eastpointe. The organization is celebrating the Bladen County Commissioners’ declaration of September as National Recovery Month.  

Billingsley to Speak at BCC

The public is invited to hear Dr. Scott Billingsley’s American History presentation at Bladen Community College on Monday, October 3, 2016, at 11 AM.   Billingsley is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment, the Associate Provost, and a history professor at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He earned his Ph.D. from Auburn University.Read More

Bladen Community College Announces Scholastic Honor Students

Full-time Bladen Community College students who have demonstrated academic achievement during the summer 2016 session have been recognized by college president, William Findt.   “We applaud the outstanding academic accomplishments of our students at BCC,” he states. “Every day, our faculty strives to assist students in developing their individual strengths and realizing their potential.”  Read More

Bladen Community College Students Win Big at National Competition

Bladen Community College welding students attending the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky have returned home with exemplary accomplishments. Jonathan Lashley has won the bronze medal in Welding Art/Sculpture and Darrian Hicks has won bronze in Job Skills Demonstration. SkillsUSA is the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades. More than 15,000 students, teachers,Read More

Bladen Community College Welcomes Author Zelda Lockhart

Fiction writer, essayist, and poet Zelda Lockhart will present a reading at Bladen Community College on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. in the Student Resource Center, (building 7). The public is invited to attend.   Lockhart’s fiction book Fifth Born, a Barnes and Noble Discovery selection, is currently a finalist for debut fiction throughRead More

Convocation Focuses on Students

Bladen Community College welcomed fall semester students, faculty and guests to the 2016 Fall Convocation on August 30. Convocation is an opportunity for students to ponder the upcoming semester and commit to completion with encouragement from motivational guests and speakers.   The assembly featured greetings to the students from Executive Vice President Jeff Kornegay andRead More

FAFSA Changes will Improve Financial Assistance for College-Bound Students

Bladen Community College encourages students to begin the process of completing a financial aid application for attending college.   The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a federal program which automatically qualifies students for a variety of federal and state grants, work study programs, and federal student loans. Financial assistance through a federalRead More

Fall Enrollment at Bladen Community College Remains Strong

Bladen Community College will welcome over 1,000 students to campus as the fall semester commences this week. The excitement is palpable.   “The staff and faculty of BCC are always energized when students return to campus in the fall,” remarks Jeff Kornegay, Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer. “The excitement of new opportunities andRead More

No-Cost Business Seminars

The Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering several no-cost seminars during the month of October.   Faith based organizations and non-profits will be interested in these Saturday seminars. The Business Side of Operating a Faith Based Organization is offered on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 8:30 until 10:30 AM on the BCCRead More

Outstanding Employees are Recognized

Dr. William Findt, president of Bladen Community College recently recognized staff and faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to the success of the college. Staff Member of the Year Award was presented to Tiina Mundy, Director of Human Resources. Mundy began her career at BCC in 2005. A graduate of the United States AirRead More

SECU Awards BCC Scholarships

State Employees Credit Union Members, through the member-funded SECU Foundation, have awarded $5,000 scholarships to James Kalen Hunsinger and Taylor Renee Mayers, 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 beRead More

Staff Member Tommy Rains is Recognized in Fayetteville Observer

Coordinator for Testing, Veterans Services, and Disability Services, Tommy Rains, was recently featured in the Fayetteville Observer. Click here to learn why Rains feels BCC is a great place to work.

Thank You 2016 Sponsors

Be part of the most relaxing night in Bladen County! Our name says it all. Our past guest shared what giving means to them, and they truly appreciate those who sponsor this lovely annual event. We encourage you to sponsor this event and help students receive the full benefit of a strong foundation. The BCCRead More