BCC News

BCC Latin-American Club Celebrates Dia De Los Muertos on Mon., Nov. 2, from 12:15 – 1:15 pm, Atrium

29 October 2015

The Latin-American Club invites you to a celebration of Dia De Los Muertos 12:15-1:15 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2, in BCC’s Atrium.


Enjoy food, music, face painting, sugar skulls and an altar.

Feel free to bring a picture of a loved one to put on the altar and dress up for the occasion.

The event is free and open to the public.



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BASF Destination Law School Panel Presentation, Wed., Nov. 4, from 5:30 – 7:30 PM, Rm 451A/B

29 October 2015

We will be hosting a great panel for students interested in pre-law next Wednesday, November 4th from 5:30-7:30pm in the Conference Rooms 451A/B. Free food and drinks! Please RSVP to Jasmin Bomanjee, jbomanjee@peralta.edu


Destination Law School (DLS) is coming to BCC for a panel presentation and reception and you are invited to learn about:
  • The law school application process
  • LSAT preparation
  • Various areas of practice in the legal field
  • Skills required for the study of law
  • Tips on internships and volunteering
  • Appropriate undergraduate studies


View the Destination Law School flyer below:


Destination Law School flyer


For more information and to RSVP for this event, please contact:

Jasmin Bomanjee,
Interim Coordinator, Transfer & Career Information Center
Berkeley City College
2050 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

Filed under: Academics, General

2D Visual Design Artists Launch “in my studio, on my computer” Exhibit on Fri., Nov. 6 @ 5:30 pm, Jerry Adams Gallery

29 October 2015

Art and Multimedia Arts students enrolled in Dru Kim’s 2D Visual Design class will launch an art exhibit at 5:30 p.m., Fri., Nov. 6 in the Jerry L. Adams Gallery on the 1st Floor at Berkeley City College. Art and multimedia arts students, faculty and administrators will show how artists express perspectives on the same subject from two different spaces. The exhibit is free and open to the public. For details, visit http://www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/wp/arts_and_culture/in-my-studio-on-my-computer/


Poster for in my studio on my computer Exhibit



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Wed., Nov. 11, Veterans’ Day Holiday Observance

29 October 2015

BCC will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, a holiday in observance of Veterans’ Day.

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BCC Science Seminar Series: Dr. Daniela Kaufer Presents “Your Brain on Stress” – Thurs., Nov. 5 @ 7 pm, Auditorium

28 October 2015

Dr. Daniela KauferThe Berkeley City College Science Department continues the Science Seminar Series this semester by inviting distinguished speakers from diverse areas of scientific research to speak about their fields.


The next lecture will be on Thursday, November 5,  at 7 pm. Please join BCC students, faculty, staff and friends for a fun and informative lecture by Dr. Daniela Kaufer,  professor of Integrative Biology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute UC Berkeley,  presenting Your Brain on Stress.


Dr. Kaufer was featured in the SF Chronicle.  The article http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/A-mild-case-of-nerves-can-have-benefits-4516354.php  is about the effect of brief periods of stress on mental performance. Fascinating!


Please see the lecture flyer below for more details about the event.

Daniela Kaufer flyer


All of the seminars are free and open to the public. The reception starts at 6:30pm.

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ASBCC, The Black Student Union and Latino-American Club Will Host a Math Equity Town Hall on Nov. 17 and 18 @ College Hour

27 October 2015

“Succeeding in Math can be your Reality” ~ Join the campus-wide dialogue!


Join the campus-wide discussion on Nov 17th and 18th in the auditorium for a Math Equity Townhall during college hour (12:20-1:30) as we DISECT the problems students are having with mathematics and STRATEGIZE how we can create more success in these math courses.




The Associated Students in collaboration with The Black Student Union and Latino American Club have joined hands with Administration and Math faculty to CALL FOR ACTION!


Read the flyer below:

Math flyer





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International Education Week at BCC: November 16 – 20

27 October 2015

Next week is International Education Week which is celebrated at colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and world. Did you know that there are almost 500 F-1 international students taking classes at Berkeley City College this semester that represents over 60 different countries?


In recognition of this week, the International Office and International Student Club are putting on two events during college hour in the Atrium (12:15pm – 1:15pm). View the International Education Week Flier.


Monday November 16: Walk Around the World
Come see where some of our students come from! There will be a game and some prizes for students who join and participate!


Tuesday November 17: International Day of Students
This is not a day to recognize international students but all students. The ISA will be presenting in the atrium some of the events that occurred on this day in 1939 and the international movement for students that followed.


We hope that you can attend these events.




Thomas Torres-Gil, DSO

International Program Manager




New: Berkeley City College Hours

Office of International Education

333 East 8th Street

Oakland, CA 94606




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ASBCC Logo Competition & Prize – Deadline is Fri., Nov. 20

27 October 2015

The deadline has been extended to Friday, November 20, 2015, for submission of work to the ASBCC Logo Competition.


Please view the competition flyer and details at:


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