BCC News

Acupuncture & Massage at BCC Every Other Tues., by Appt., Next Session: Oct. 6

21 August 2015

Acupuncture and/or Massage Therapy (Tui Na)

At Berkeley City College, Fully clothed and oil free. Supported by Peralta Wellness Center (and student health fee). Coordinated by Indra Thadani RN, MS Director, Peralta Health Services.


To schedule an appointment

  • please call Oakland Community Acupuncture at 510-879-7988 or
  • schedule your appointment online at http://ccwellness.info


Every other Tuesday morning from 9 am – 1 pm in South Campus, 2070 Allston Way, Suite 203 on:

  • Aug. 25

    Click image to view Fall 2015 flyer

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  • Sept. 29
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  • Oct. 20
  • Oct. 27
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  • Nov. 10
  • Nov. 17
  • Dec. 1
  • Dec. 8
  • Dec. 15


Benefits of Acupuncture and Massage Therapy:

  • general stress & high BP
  • weight loss assistance
  • lower back, hip & knee pain
  • smoking cessation
  • arm, shoulder & neck pain
  • headaches, migraines, TMJ
  • poor memory & concentration
  • anger, irritability & depression
  • or just to feel better!


Indra C. Thadani RN, MS

Health Services Director, Peralta Community Colleges

333 East 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607

President, Health Services Association, California Community Colleges

510 464-3516


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Fall Semester Internships within Berkeley and elsewhere! Last Day to Apply is September 4

20 August 2015

Students apply now!  There are many fall internship opportunities posted at http://www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/wp/business/ .  More are coming in daily.


Sample opportunities include Marketing, Event Management, Accounting, Computer Systems, Communications, Social Media, Graphic Design, Video Editing, General Office Support, and more.


Note the following important dates:

September 4:  Last day for students to apply. 

September 11:  Last day for companies to make their selections.

September 14:  Students selected for unpaid internships must enroll in COPED 451 and attend the first class meeting on September 14.  The class is a late start hybrid.  It meets three times and lasts 14 weeks.

So check out the fall internship opportunities web page.



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July 14th – Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Session Classes and Receive a “W”.

12 July 2015

July 14th is the Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Session Summer 2015 Classes and Receive a “W”.  All outstanding fees are due even if classes are dropped on this day.



Summer 2015 Semester Dates:  June 15 – July 24, 2015

Fall 2015 Semester Dates:  August 24 – December 18, 2015




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Oakland Beast Crawl on Sat., July 11, 5 – 6 pm @ Awaken Cafe

7 July 2015

A joint Milvia Street and Poetry Flash reading (1st leg of the Crawl) will be hosted by Oakland Beast Crawl at the Awaken Cafe, 1429 Broadway (at 12th Street Bart.) on Saturday, July 11, 2015, from 5 – 6 pm.





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BCC Digital Artists Collective Exhibit “Moving Bodies” at Subterranean Arthouse from July 11 – Aug. 29

4 July 2015

DAC Exhibit postcard“Moving Bodies – Explorations in Digital Fine Art,” is an exhibition by four women artists who use photography and the latest digital technology to produce highly original images.  Monique Boyd, Cheryl Robertson, Lili Shidlovski and Liz Wiener are members of the Digital Artists Collective of Berkeley City College.


The artists are explorers in the new world of digital imaging, each achieving her own personal style. Individually their work has been shown at the Triton Museum, Kala Arts Institute, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, The Lightroom, and many galleries in the Bay area.


The exhibit runs from July 11 through August 29, open only on Saturdays, from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Subterranean Arthouse, 2179 Bancroft Way, between Shattuck Avenue and Fulton Street, in Berkeley, near the downtown Berkeley BART station.  The opening reception is Friday, July 24, from 5-9 p.m.  All are welcome!


Please contact: DACexplore@gmail.com or http://subterraneanarthouse.org for more information.

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Summer Internship at Bison Organic Beer – Apply by May 29 – See Other Summer Internship Opportunities

25 May 2015

Summer Internships within Berkeley and elsewhere!

Students apply now! Lots of possible internships posted on the Business Department website at  http://www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/wp/business/. More are coming in daily.

Sample opportunities include Marketing, Event Management, Accounting, Communications, Social Media, Graphic Design, Video Editing, General Office Support, and more.

Last day to apply is Friday, May 29.


Filed under: Academics, General

Congratulations, BCC Class of 2015!!!

24 May 2015

Berkeley City College’s Class of 2015 Commencement was held on Thursday, May 21, at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus.


Visit the BCC Graduation website for more details. For Zellerbach Hall location and parking information, visit Getting Here.



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A response to the UC Berkeley student who said community colleges should not exist

24 May 2015

Bravo! to the response by Adena Ishii, BCC Program Coordinator, Transfer Service Community, published on Berkeleyside. Adena is a BCC alumna as well as a current BCC employee.

Learn more about the Transfer Service Community at BCC.

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