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Election 2014 Forum, Oct 7, 7:30 pm in the Berkeley City College Auditorium

23 September 2014

Democratic candidates, Elizabeth Echols and Tony Thurmond, who are competing to represent Berkeley and other East Bay communities along the I-80 corridor from Hercules to North Oakland (Assembly District 15), will answer questions from the public at the Election 2014 Forum, Oct 7, 7:30 pm in the Berkeley City College Auditorium.

 

The President of the California League of Women Voters, Helen Hutchison, will moderate the discussion. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville and a broad group of co-sponsors, including the Berkeley NAACP; the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce; BOCA, Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action; the Berkeley PTA Council and the Berkeley AAUW, American Association of University Women. The Civic Engagement Club and the Political Science Department of Berkeley City College are also co-sponsors.

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BCC Veteran Center Open House on Wed., Oct. 8, from 11 am – 2 pm, Rm. 202 on BCC South Campus

23 September 2014

To honor Veteran students at BCC and to support a state-wide effort in appreciating all Veterans’ contribution to the U.S. (please see the message from the State Chancellor’s Office below), BCC has established a Veteran Center located on our South Campus. All BCC Veteran students and staff would like to invite you all to the Open House:

 

When: Wednesday, 10/8/14, 11 am – 2 pm

Location: Room 202, South Campus, 2070 Allston Way (see map below)

 

From the State Chancellor’s Office:

“The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges, and the Foundation for California Community Colleges invites the submission of session proposals for the 2014 Veterans Summit. Summit sessions should be designed to share information and best practices for faculty, administrators and staff who work with student veterans at our colleges. Examples of past sessions include VA benefits and education plans, creating Veterans Resource Centers, women veterans, academic counseling, best practices in serving student veterans, mental health issues confronting veterans and accessing resources.”

 

We’d like to thank:

 

Dr. Debbie Budd’s leadership,

Karen Weinstein, one of BCC donor’s effort and interest in supporting BCC Veterans,

Shirley Slaughter, Carlos Cortez, Antonio Barreiro, Vincent Koo’s time and effort in making South Campus a pleasant location for the entire BCC community,

Amy Herrera and Jennifer Lenahan’ s tireless services provided to our Veteran students, and

The entire BCC faculty and staff who open their arms to Veterans coming to BCC for education after serving our country.

 

Please mark your calendar and join us!!!

 

South Campus Location:

 


View The South Campus in a larger map

 

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Join Milvia Street at the Sat., Sept. 27 Annual Watershed Poetry and Ecology Festival in Berkeley’s Civic Center Park, Noon to 4:30 pm

22 September 2014

Milvia Street will have a table and a “Poet-Tree” for interactive writing and displaying and selling our journal at the annual Watershed Poetry and Ecology Festival. It takes place on Saturday September 27 in Civic Center Park from Noon to 4:30pm.

 

Milvia Street faculty coordinator will also be reading at the Creek Walk, which begins at 10am at Center and Oxford Streets on the UCB Campus. It’s a free event. Former U.S Poet Laureate and English Basic Skills Community college Instructor Kay Ryan is reading with a host of fabulous other poets.

 

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Peralta Colleges Foundation Scholarships – Application Deadline Oct. 13

17 September 2014

As many students learned at the recent scholarships workshop, Monday, October 13th is the deadline for submitting applications for Peralta Colleges Foundation Scholarships. Download the Peralta Colleges Foundation Fall 2014 Scholarship Informational Sheet here.

 

For more information, visit the Peralta Colleges Foundation website or contact Jessica Keahey, Executive Assistant, Peralta Colleges Foundation, jkeahey@peralta.edu

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Reception for BCC Fine Arts and Multimedia Arts faculty – Thurs., Sept. 4, 6 – 8 p.m., Jerry Adams Gallery

3 September 2014

You are cordially invited to join BCC Fine Arts and Multimedia Arts faculty in an opening reception for an exhibition of their art in the Jerry Adams Gallery, rm 112, Berkeley City College.

 

The reception will include refreshments and live music by Steve Card (playing one of his hand-built guitars!).  Thursday, Sept 4, 2014, 6PM to 8PM. All welcome. Wheelchair accessible.

 

The BCC Faculty Show 2014 will be on exhibit in the Jerry Adams Gallery, Rm 112, from August 23 to October 3, 2014. Exhibitors include: Bijan Yashar, Cynthia Brannvall, Daniela Nikolaeva, Diane Rosenblum, Dru Kim, Jan Dove, Jennifer Braman, Joe Doyle, Juana Alicia Araiza, Lee Marrs, Louise Stanley, Mark Leavitt, Matthew Silverberg, Michel Bohbot.

www.bccartscouncil.com

 

 

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Tutoring, Computer Lab, Library Services Available Now for All BCC Students

1 September 2014

Great learning resources are available this semester for All BCC Students!

 

Visit the Tutoring web site for a list of tutoring subjects and available times (downloadable as a pdf file). BCC’s learning resources are described below – download the learning resources flyer here or visit the learning resources web page.

 

Learning Resources Center, Main Campus, 1st Floor – tutoring by appointment

  • Hours:
    • Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 8:00 pm
    • Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm:
  • How To Schedule a Tutoring Session
    • Students can make an appointment at the LRC front desk, Main Campus, 1st Floor
    • Some subjects do not have tutors every day, so check with the LRC front desk or check on the tutoring website for the schedule.
  • Math (by appointment):
    • All Basic Math
    • Algebra
    • Calculus
    • Geometry
    • Linear Algebra
    • Statistics and Pre-Statistics
    • Trigonometry
  • Science (by appointment):
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
  • Economics (by appointment)
  • Modern Languages (by appointment):
    • French
    • Spanish
  • Writing Coach (by appointment):
    • one-on-one in person or online sessions
    • assistance with writing in all academic areas

 

Library – Main Campus, 1st Floor

  • Services:
    • Mac computers
    • Textbooks on reserve
    • Book circulation
    • Assistance with research projects
  • Hours:
    • Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 8:00 pm
    • Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
    • Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

Open Computer Lab – Main Campus, 1st Floor, Room 125

  • Services:
    • Mac and PC computers
    • Printing
  • Hours:
    • Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 8:00 pm
    • Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
    • Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

South Campus Learning Resource Center

  • Services:
    • Writing Coaching (by appointment):
      • one-on-one in person or online sessions
      • assistance with writing in all academic areas
  • Location:  South Campus, 2070 Allston Way, Room 201
  • Hours:
    • Monday – Thrusday, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    • Friday, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

The Veteran’s Resource Center (VRC)

  • Services: a meeting place for the Veterans Club, assistance for student veterans with education benefits, tutoring, a resource for veteran students who may not have education benefits available and may need assistance with housing and emergency shelter, food and clothing programs, and health and counseling services
  • Location: South Campus, 2050 Allston Way, Room 202
  • Hours: For information regarding upcoming hours, when the center will open, and the services offered, please contact jlenahan@peralta.edu or bccvets@gmail.com

 

 

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Club Rush is This Week – Sept. 8 – 11, BCC Atrium, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

1 September 2014

CLUB RUSH FALL 2014! Download the Club Rush flyer here.

 

When: Monday, September 8, 2014—Thursday, September 11, 2014

Where: Atrium (basement)

Time: College Hour (12:15 P.M.—1:15 P.M.)

 

Please contact ASBCC VP of Programs Rudrani Ghosh for more information: rghosh.asbcc@gmail.com

 

 

 

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Interested in Becoming a BCC Student Ambassador?

1 September 2014

The Ambassador program is looking for new applicants. Download the ambassador recruiting application , fill it out and turn it in to Victor Flint, Rm 151A at BCC. Feel free to check out our website (www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/wp/oars/ambassadors), or stop by the Welcome Desk to pick up an application for our program. We are looking for bright, motivated, and friendly students from all walks of life to represent our campus’ rich diversity.

 

*Positions are open until filled.

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