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Workshop on Spring 2015 PCF Scholarships, Mon., Feb. 9, Rm 126, from 12 – 1:30 pm

5 February 2015

Peralta Colleges Foundation will hold a scholarship application workshop coming up Monday, Feb. 9th during college hour in the lab connected with the library, room 126.  Jessica Keahey of the Peralta Colleges Foundation will review how to use the on-line application effectively for PCF scholarships.

The attached Spring 2015 – BCC Scholarships Workshop flyer is posted on campus.

If you miss this workshop at BCC on Feb. 9th, you can still attend a PCF Scholarships workshop at the other campuses – view the Spring 2015 – All Scholarship Workshops flyer here.

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One Billion Rising! – Hosted by the BCC Global Studies Club, Tues., Feb. 10, BCC Atrium, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

5 February 2015

One Billion Rising!

Tuesday, Feb 10 – 12:15 to 1:15 PM in the BCC Atrium

Join the Global Studies Club in this global mass action to end the violence and injustice against women.

Speak out against this injustice.

Celebrate the progress that has been made in the fight for justice for women

Get information and websites to learn more about the problem and the solutions.

Dance//open mic//speak out

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Fightin Words Poetry Reading on Tues., Feb. 10, 6:30 – 9:00 PM

5 February 2015

GROUND-BREAKING BAY AREA ANTHOLOGY BLENDS SOCIAL ACTIVISM AND LITERATURE: Fightin’ Words: 25 Years of Provocative Poetry and Prose from “The Blue-Collar” PEN

Poetry Reading
Tuesday, February 10, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Berkeley City College Auditorium, 2050 Center Street, Berkeley, CA


PEN Oakland invites the public to a free reading from their ground-breading anthology Fightin’ Words: 25 Years of Provocative Poetry and Prose at Berkeley City College Auditorium, 2050 Center Street in Berkeley on Tuesday, February 10 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm. Award-winning authors Floyd Salas, Mary Mackey, Jack and Adelle Foley, Lucille Lang Day, Claire Ortalda, Kirk Lumpkin, Tony Rodriquez, Richard Silberg, devorah major, and Rafael Jesús González will read. Sharon Coleman will emcee this event. This is an opportunity to meet many of the diverse cultural voices that are highlighted in this groundbreaking new work edited by Judith Cody, Kim McMillon and Claire Ortalda.


For more information, please call (510) 681-5652. View the Fightin Words flyer here.




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Science Seminar: Dr. Dennis Clegg Speaks on A Vision for the Future: Treating Blindness with Stem Cells – Thurs., Feb. 5, BCC Auditorium, 7-8 pm

1 February 2015

Dr. Dennis CleggBCC’s Science Seminar Series continues this Spring with Dr. Dennis Clegg’s presentation on A Vision for the Future: Treating Blindness with Stem Cells. Dr. Clegg will speak on Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 7 – 8 pm in the BCC Auditorium, at Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley. The seminar is free and open to the public. The Science Seminar Series is hosted by Berkeley City College Science and Biotechnology Department, and sponsored by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).


Dr. Clegg’s presentation provides insight into such questions as:

  • How does something as complex, beautiful, and functional as an eye develop?
  • What goes awry in the case of neurodegenerative diseases?
  • Can stem cells be applied in novel therapies to treat age-related macular degeneration?


Read the flyer below, and visit the Dr. Clegg’s Science Seminar page for more information.


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BCC Students Can Get A Berkeley Public Library Card on Wed., Feb. 4 – Noon to 2 pm

1 February 2015

Representatives from Berkeley Public Library will be in the BCC  library to sign students up for library cards and demonstrate BPL’s digital services.

For more information, visit
Berkeley public library will be here two times:
Tuesday, January 27th, 12-2
Wednesday, February 4th, 12-2



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Club Rush Week, Feb. 2 – 6, BCC Atrium, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

1 February 2015


When: Monday, February 2 through Friday, February 6, 2015

Where: Atrium (basement)

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


Join us for some treats, music and company!
Learn about new and existing clubs on campus!
Get involved!


This event is hosted and sponsored by the Associated Students of Berkeley City College.

See the Club Rush Spring 2015 Flyer.


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IMPORTANT INFORMATION IF YOU APPLIED as a University of California Transfer Student

21 January 2015

IMPORTANT INFORMATION IF YOU APPLIED as a University of California Transfer Student:  

The Pathways website is now open for you to complete the Transfer Application Update regarding 2014 courses/grades, as well as the courses in which you are enrolled for Spring 2015.

You will need your Application ID number for this update. The deadline for your update submission is January 31, 2015. Go to the following website to submit this information:


Students applying to UC Berkeley must complete additional updates. Go to the following Undergraduate Admissions website for this:


Please Note - It is important that you enter the updated information correctly; pay attention to the following areas:

  1. Make sure you indicate the correct courses for your IGETC (if applicable) and major requirements.
  2. Include your Spring 2015 units in the box for “In Progress & Credit/Pass Units,” as well as in the box for “All UC-transferable Units.”
  3. If you have taken classes at a non-CA community college, you will not do the GPA calculation; it will be done by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.


The information from the Pathways Transfer Application Update will be sent to each UC campus you applied; it can take up to six days for the information to appear on the MyBerkeleyApplication website.

If you have questions, please contact Paula Coil, Coordinator of the Transfer & Career Information Center:; 510-981-2811; or visit the Center in room 243.                    

Download the informational flyer here.                             

January 2015

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Science Department Orientation: Tues., Jan. 13, 2015, from 3 – 4 pm, Rm 431

5 January 2015

For all students taking science classes this spring, a science department orientation will be held on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, from 3 – 4 pm, in Room 431 on the 4th floor. Please view the brochure below. For more information, please visit the Science and Biotechnology website.


Science Department Orientation January 13, 2015

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