BCC News

BAMPFA Welcomes BCC Community at Exclusive Tour and Open House, Noon-9 p.m., Wed., Apr. 27

23 April 2016

UC Berkeley’s Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) will host for an exclusive tour and open house for Berkeley City College students, faculty, staff and administrators,  from noon to 9 p.m., Wed., Apr. 27.  Admission is free to BCC community members that day. Berkeley City College is located at 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley, a half block from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station.


On exhibit in the museum is “Architecture of Life,” more than 200 works of art, scientific illustrations, architectural drawings and models representing 2,000 years of art and design.  From 1 to 5 p.m., BAMPFA’s Film Library and Study Center will host special BCC orientations.  The library also offers free drop-in access from 1 to 5 p.m., Wed. thru Fri. each week.  For details, phone (510) 642-0808, tweet BCC@BAMPFA, or visit www.bampfa.berkeley.org


View the BAMPFA@BCC Flyer below:




Filed under: Academics, General

Dr Banga will be presenting his book at the Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley.

19 April 2016

Book by Fabian Banga - Brujos, Espiritistas y Vanguardistas

Thursday, April 28
12-1 PM – 201 Moses Hall – UC Berkeley

Brujos, espiritistas y vanguardistas
Fabian Banga
Professor and Chair, Modern Languages Department, Berkeley City College

The title is Brujos, espiritistas y vanguardistas (Witches, spiritualists and avant-garde) and was published by the prestigious Argentinean publishing house Leviathan. The book explores the representation of esoteric traditions in the aesthetic projects of the avant-garde literary movements in Latin-American and Spain of the early decades of the twentieth century. The book is based on Dr. Banga’s doctoral dissertation and is forwarded by his mentor and friend Dr Francine Masiello, professor of Spanish and comparative literature and Sidney and Margaret Ancker Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at UC Berkeley. Dr Banga will be presenting his book at the Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley on August 28 and in different locations in Buenos Aires in June.

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Mickey Huff: “Media Propaganda & Censorship – Who Decides What Is News?” ~ Wed., May 4 @ 12:15 pm, Auditorium

18 April 2016

Come to a Global Studies Program and Students for Socialism Club Forum

Project Censored logo 

What: “Media: Propaganda and Censorship — Who Decides What Is News?”


Who: Mickey Huff, Director, Project Censored (www.projectcensored.org) and Professor of Social Science and History at Diablo Valley College


When: Wednesday, May 4th at 12:15 PM in the BCC Auditorium


Autographed books and DVDs for sale


For more information, contact Joan Berezin, jberezin@peralta.edu


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ASBCC 2016-2017 Election Results

18 April 2016

On the behalf of the Associated Students of Berkeley City College (ASBCC) Elections Committee, we would like to congratulate our new 2016-2017 ASBCC Council Members.

ASBCC Elections took place on April 12 and April 13, 2016 and we had a total of 288 people who came out and voted!

New 2016 – 2017 ASBCC Council Members

ASBCC President

Vivian Allen

Vice-President of Administration

Dave Ivan Cruz

Vice President of Finance

Ishmael Rico

Vice President of Program

Charles Phillips

Vice President of Public Relations

Connie Tran


Adyam Abraham


Davis Belilty


Steven Marin


Robert Pinzon


Wen Zhu


Anqui Zou

Congratulations again to the winners!

Andre Singleton, MS

Director of Student Activities and Campus Life

Berkeley City College



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NASA Space Apps Challenge 2-Day Event: Sat/Sun 4/23-24 from 9am – 9pm

14 April 2016

Code Berkeley of Berkeley City College have partnered to bring us NASA Space Apps Challenge.




NASA Space Apps Challenge is a two-day event where teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, developers and students collaborate and engage with publicly available data to design innovative solutions for global challenges.


Inspire each other while you learn and create using stories, code, design and most of all, YOUR ideas.  Show off your problem solving skills and you might become a Space Apps award winner or be featured on Open NASA!  Be a part of the amazing future. No coding or experience needed. All disciples are welcome to participate!


Join us Saturday, April 23rd from 9am to 9pm and Sunday, April 24 from 9am to 6pm at the NEXT Space around the corner from the Wells Fargo Branch located at 2081 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704.  Easy access from the Downtown Berkeley Bart station.


Our official registration is available at https://2016.spaceappschallenge.org/locations/berkeley-ca-usa

Our Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1130305163657152/


NASA-Code Berkeley Flyer


For further information please contact us at:


Code Berkeley: jhoffman@peralta.edu or a.lukinicheva@gmail.com Visit us:  www.codeberkeley.com

Code Berkeley is in the Mobile + Web Strand of Multimedia Arts at Berkeley City College.  We are on the leading edge of the digital revolution.  Students become quickly immersed and aware of the technological revolution in the bay area, developing the technological and business skills to become Front-End Web Designers, UI/UX Designers, and Start-Up Entrepreneurs.


Justin Hoffman is a full-time instructor in the Multimedia Arts Department and manages the MMMART  Mobile and Web Design Program.


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Beginning Computer Classes @ Berkeley Public Library on Wednesdays

14 April 2016

The Berkeley City College Library is partnering with Berkeley Public Library to offer a 6-week class on computer basics. Classes are being offered on Wednesdays from 12pm – 1pm at Berkeley Public Library Central Branch (2090 Kittredge Street) in the 3rd Floor Electronic Classroom. This is 3 blocks from campus and ADA accessible.

There are still extra seats available for the next 5 weeks of classes so students no longer need to register for the class and are welcome to show up when they can.


View more information about the classes on the Library website at http://www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/wp/library/


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Internships for Summer 2016 – Apply Now Through BCC Business Dept

14 April 2016

Announcing internship positions in many fields: Business, Computer Information Systems, Marketing, Multimedia Arts, Web Design…

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Town Hall Meeting, Wed., April 13, from 12:15 – 1:30 pm, Auditorium

12 April 2016

Join us for our next Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, from 12:15 – 1:30 pm, in the BCC Auditorium. View the the Town Hall Agenda or read the agenda below:

  1. Academic Happy Hour (5 minutes)
  2. All Things Facilities (40 minutes)
    • New Building
    • Swing space
    • Changes at the main campus
  3. BCC Lighting Retrofit (30 minutes)
  4. Q & A


Town Hall meetings are open to everyone. We hope you will be able to attend!

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