BCC News

FREE Weekly Statistics Workshops for BCC Students

8 May 2016

Free Weekly Statistics Workshops are now avaliable to all BCC students! Join us in the Learning Resources Center on the 1st floor, room 112, row 4.

View the statistics flyer below:


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Multimedia Arts Student Showcase on Fri., May 13 @ 5:30 pm

8 May 2016

It’s the BCC Multimedia Arts Student Showcase extravaganza on Friday, May 13, 2016, at 5:30 pm.


Berkeley City College is located at 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley, a half block from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station.


The Showcase is open to everyone, so please invite your friends and family to see the wonderful works our Multimedia students have created this year.


A special feature of this year’s showcase: our students will be available before the show and during the intermission for a brief Q & A tabling, where the public can ask questions about their work. We have asked students to bring portfolios (laptops and/or prints) or other works they have been doing in and outside of school, to share with the community.


For more information, contact Co-Producers Sabrina Nelson at sanelson@peralta.edu, and Mary Clarke-Miller at Mary Clarke-Miller


Multimedia Arts Student Showcase Spring 2016

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The 14th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival on Sat., May 14, 11:30 am – 4:30 pm, BCC Student Lounge

6 May 2016

Come enjoy an afternoon of poetry at the 14th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival!!!  We are honoring John Oliver Simon, poet, educator, translator, with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Councilperson Kriss Worthington will bestow the honor.


It’s Saturday May 14th from 11:30 to 4:30pm in the 5th floor Student Lounge At Berkeley City College.


We’ll also have a  star-studded reading featuring Marvin K. White, Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, Roxane Beth Johnson, Missy Church, Vernon Keeve III, Kwan Booth. J. K. Fowler, Ruby Spies, Freddy Gutierrez, Candy Shue, Raina J. León, Elizabeth Treadwell.


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Cinco de Mayo Celebration – Fri., May 5, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

5 May 2016

The Latin American Club (LAC) will be hosting a Cinco De Mayo Celebration tomorrow from 12:00 – 1:30pm. Pending final approval from the City of Berkeley, there is a chance that the event will be held outside again (similar to Carnaval in March).

Come enjoy dance, folklorico and learn about Cinco de Mayo’s history while savoring freshly made elote!



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Portuguese Cultural & Musical Presentation: Angela Brito – Wed., May 4 @ 3:00 PM Auditorium

4 May 2016

Join us for a musical performance by international recording artist, Angela Brito, and Dillon Ingram on guitar, with the Capoeira Art Foundation, at Berkeley City College on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in the Auditorium.

Celebrating the Cultures of All Portuguese Speaking Countries: In Commemoration of Portuguese Language Day.

For more information, contact

Deolinda Adao, dadao@peralta.edu

Portuguese/Spanish Instructor

Partnership for International Education Coordinator

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S.T.E.M Careers Lunch Talk: What is Berkeley Doing About Climate Change? – Wed., May 4 @ 12:30 pm, Rm 431

2 May 2016

Interested in clean energy and urban resilience? Come learn about the City of Berkeley’s climate action and how you can contribute!

Join us for a presentation by Katie Van Dyke and Sarah Moore of the Office of Energy and Sustainable Development, City of Berkeley, on Wednesday, May 4, from 12:30 – 1:15 pm in Room 431.

Katie Van Dyke and Sarah Moore work to implement Berkeley’s Climate Action Plan, the community’s blueprint for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. They’ll explain how and why they track these emissions and what Berkeley is doing to reduce greenhouse gases and to prepare its residents, students, and businesses for the impacts of climate change.

View the climate change announcement below:


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Events on 5/5 & 5/10 Celebrating Release of the BCC Voice Newsletter – Summer 2016 Issue

2 May 2016

May 5 Movie Night and May 10 Release Party: Join the BCC Voice at Berkeley City College to celebrate the release of our Spring 2016 issues. Two fun events are planned:


Movie Night!

BCC Voice Movie FlyerThursday, May 5 – Doors open @ 6:30 PM (Movie starts at 7 PM)

Bring your friends and family!

Join the BCC Voice for an exclusive screening of the Academy Award winning movie “Spotlight” in the Berkeley City College Auditorium!  $3


Release Party!

Tuesday, May 10 – College Hour (12:15 PM – 1:15 PM)

Join the BCC Voice in the Atrium at Berkeley City College to celebrate the release of our Spring 2016 issues. We’ll have free copies of the gorgeous new issue, snacks, a photo booth, and an open mic literary reading featuring Anthony Aubuan, Caleilia Avery, Louis Do, Regina Hernandez, Hollie Hardy, and maybe YOU!


The BCC Voice is written and produced by Berkeley City College students in Hollie Hardy‘s English 14 and English 15 classes, and generously funded by the Associated Students of Berkeley City College (ASBCC). Students interested in journalism (English 14) are encouraged to sign up! Fall classes start August 23, 2016 and run Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm to 9:20pm


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Spring 2016 Science Seminar Series: Innumerable Globes Like This One? – Dr. Tori Hoehler, Thurs., April 28, from 7 – 8 pm

24 April 2016

Is there life beyond our solar system? The Berkeley City College Biotechnology Program invites you to a fascinating presentation by Tori Hoehler, Ph.D., to explore  “Innumerable Globes Like This One?” on Thursday, April 28, from 7 – 8 PM in the BCC Auditorium. Reception from 6:30 – 7 PM. The event is free and open to the public.


OCloseup of a satellite in orbitur galaxy probably hosts billions of planetary systems. How many of those globes are “like this one” and how can we determine whether life has taken hold there? What is the science of searching for life beyond our solar system and how will we seek evidence of inhabited worlds in the future?


Dr. Tori HoehlerTori Hoehler is a Research Scientist in the Space Sciences and Astrobiologyy Division of NASA Ames Research Center. He was part of the Mars Curiosity Rover science team and NASA’s new Europa Multiple Flyby Mission science plannign team. He is a recipient of the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, a Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow, a Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, and was the American Geophysical Union’s 2009 Carl Sagan Lecturer.


View the seminar announcement below:

Seminar Announcement


CIRM logo and the Berkeley City College Biotechnology Program

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