News Brief

BHCC End of Year Countdown

Monday, December 17, 2018

We’re counting down our biggest news items of 2018. View them all below in no particular order.

2018 End of the Year Countdown

The Accomplishments of Our Students

In 2018 our students received scholarships and accolades, were honored at the Statehouse and won state-wide academic awards.  

Learning Communities Proves Vital to Part-time Student Retention

An August 2018 report from the Center for American Progress (CAP), an independent nonpartisan policy institution based in Washington D.C., finds the Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) Learning Communities Program is a promising model for boosting retention of part-time college students.  Read the report.

BHCC Launches the Distinguished Artist Residency

On Thursday, September 27, 2018, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) President Pam Eddinger welcomed Distinguished Artist Scholar in Residence Dr. Robin M. Chandler at a preview reception for the artist’s “Revolutionary Moments” exhibition at the Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery.

View the event recap.

BHCC Received Over $5M in Grants

From early college programs to capital grants, the College received a number of grants in 2018 to move the College and its programs into the future and beyond.

BHCC Completes Title III

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) celebrated the completion of the five-year Title III grant project, From Dreams to Reality: BHCC LifeMap, on Thursday, October 3, 2018, at a wrap-up celebration in the College’s LifeMap Commons.

View the event recap.

BHCC Establishes the Center for Equity and Cultural Wealth

On May 22-24, 2018, more than 200 Bunker Hill Community College faculty, staff and community partners gathered for the convening of BHCC’s first Equity and Cultural Wealth Institute, which examined the impact of power and privilege on access and equity in higher education.

Read the event recap.

BHCC Launches Student Central

This fall, students returned to BHCC’s Charlestown Campus to a new one-stop student services location for support with financial aid, academic records and student payment.
Visit the Student Central website.

BHCC Addresses Food-Insecurity on College Campuses

In 2018, the BHCC community continued to support student’s basic needs through emergency food and financial resources. This spring, the College will open a new food pantry dedicated to Delivering Information, Sustenance and Health (The D.I.S.H.) 

Nationally Recognized Speakers bring their Perspectives to Campus

From political activist Angela Davis to U.S. Air Force pilot Lt. Olga Custodio, this year’s speakers engaged and inspired the BHCC community.