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Arbor Day Celebration remembers Billy Hair


Bladen Community College remembered founding trustee member William Jennings “Billy” Hair at the Arbor Day celebration on Monday, April 23, at 11 A.M. near the Essic Williams Administration building (building 10) on the Dublin campus. During the celebration, a magnolia tree was dedicated in honor of Mr. Hair’s service to the college and the community.Read More

Walk Toward Wellness

Walkers on campus smiling at the camera

Bladen Community College employees are participating in the Walk Toward Wellness program on campus. Join the fun by contacting Kathy McGurgan at 910.879.5668 or Tiina Mundy at 910.879.5556.

Career and Job Fair on campus

Bladen Community College will host a CAREER AND JOB FAIR on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from 10 A.M. until 1 P.M. in the auditorium (building 9) on the Dublin campus. The event is open to the public. For more information, contact Tiina Mundy at 910.879.5556.

Savannah Schmidt is awarded STEM scholarship

Photo of Savannah Schmidt dressed in welding gear

BCC welding student, Savannah Doyle Schmidt, has been awarded the North Carolina Space Grant Community College Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship. The Community College STEM Scholarship is based on academic merit and potential for successful matriculation into a 4-year degree program. It is the goal of the scholarship award to foster community collegeRead More

Small Business Center host no-cost workshops in April

The Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering the Non-Profit Academy and other business seminars during April at no-cost to participants.   Business Basics for Artists is scheduled for Saturday, April 23, from 9 A.M. until 12 noon on the main Dublin campus.   On Thursday, April 26, at 6:30 P.M., speakerRead More

Students are recognized for outstanding achievements

Large group of students standing on the stage in the auditorium

Bladen Community College recognized students with outstanding academic and personal achievements at a ceremony on April 4.   The Academic Excellence Award recipient was Kyle Gause. Amber Johnson received the nomination for the statewide Dallas Herring Award.   Savannah Schmidt was the region 5 finalist for the Governor Robert W. Scott Award. The North CarolinaRead More

Coffee House Poetry Reading event is April 10

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Express yourself at the BCC Coffee House Poetry Reading event on Tuesday, April 10th, from 11 A.M. until 12 noon and again at 5:30 P.M. until 6:30 P.M, in the library, (building 7). Participate by reading your own or someone else’s poetry, or simply relax and enjoy the readings. Classical guitar entertainment, coffee, and cookiesRead More

Students inducted into Sigma Kappa Delta

Students standing in a row waiting to receive recognition as members of Sigma Kappa Delta national English Honor Society

Twenty Bladen Community College students were inducted into Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for two-year colleges, in a ceremony on March 29. Dr. Peter Grimes, assistant professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, was the guest speaker. In his presentation, he shared his personal struggle with communication, andRead More

Parent University is tonight

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High school students can earn up to two years of transferable college credits through Bladen Community College. Parents of high school students are invited to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at 6 P.M. in the college auditorium. For more information, contact Cierra Griffin at 910 879-5570.

Guest speaker Dr. Stanley Knick on campus on March 26


Bladen Community College will welcome Dr. Stanley Knick to campus on March 26, 2018, at 11 A.M. in the library (building 7) to discuss Contemporary Challenges Facing Native Americans.   Before his retirement, Dr. Knick was Research Associate Professor and Director of the Native American Resource Center at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.Read More

Allen and Ramirez are SkillsUSA regional winners

Sarah Allen and Ricardo Ramirez standing with SkillsUSA medals around their necks

Bladen Community College and West Bladen students have returned with medals from the regional SkillsUSA competition in Fayetteville. West Bladen student Sarah Allen won first place in Job Skills Demonstration in category A. BCC student Ricardo Vazquez Ramirez won fourth place in the welding competition. Both students will advance to the state SkillsUSA competition inRead More

BCC faculty member Mary Anne Murphy receives national recognition

Mary Anne Murphy head photo

Bladen Community College Cosmetology Instructor Mary Anne Murphy has been selected to receive the Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty recognition by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award recognizes a community college faculty member who demonstrates passion for the students and the classroom, has a willingness to supportRead More

Welding curriculum receives new equipment

Orbital welder training for welding faculty members

Through Golden LEAF funding, Bladen Community College has purchased a new diametric orbital welder to broaden the curriculum program for students. In this photo, faculty members are receiving training. Pictured from left to right are welding faculty member Dean White, welding instructor and dean for engineering and business technology Edward Dent, training representative for LiburdiRead More

Kyle Gause wins BCC award

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Bladen Community College Career and College Promise Program (CCPP) student Kyle Gause has won the BCC 2018 Academic Excellence Award. Gause, a West Bladen high school senior, will graduate from BCC with an associate’s degree in arts and science in May. He will attend North Carolina State University in the fall as a junior. “MyRead More

Golden LEAF Foundation awards BCC

Bladen Community College has received support from the Golden LEAF Foundation to implement the BCC STEM and Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Career Coach Project.   The $168,725 award provides 50% of the funding required to place a Career Coach counselor at Bladen County’s two high schools. The NC Community College System has also provided grantRead More

50th anniversary time capsule is sealed

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Bladen Community College has sealed fifty years of history in a time capsule ceremony that culminated a year of celebratory events. “The college was chartered in 1967,” remarked President William Findt. “In 2017, the campus enjoyed numerous activities that celebrated fifty years of changing lives for students across our county and region. It was appropriateRead More

Area public school students experience the college environment

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Bladen Community College welcomed students from the public school system to job shadow on campus in February.

Occupational Extension Scholarships are awarded


Bladen Community College students have received Occupational Extension Golden LEAF scholarships. Pictured from left to right are Vice President for Workforce and Continuing Education Sondra Guyton, recipients Stefon Derrell Geathers, Luis Alberto Abreu Hernandez, Jasmine Mikayla Chavis, Tia R. Carter, Samantha Brooke Jackson, and Derwin Strickkand, Jr., and Vice President for Student Services Barry Priest.Read More

BCC receives 2017 Tree Campus USA Award

The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Bladen Community College with a 2017 Tree Campus USA Award. The honor is issued to colleges and universities that enjoy well-maintained and green-friendly campuses that meet five specific criteria. The college must have an active Campus Tree Advisory Committee, a Campus Tree Care Plan, a Campus Tree Program withRead More

National Wear Red Day

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Bladen Community College employees embraced National Wear Red Day to encourage awareness of the warning signs of cardiovascular disease in women.