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Completion Velocity – Student/Parent Information Night: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 (new date) @ 6-8:30 pm, BCC Atrium

29 May 2017

Please join us for our Completion Velocity Event, a student showcase and parent information night on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 (new date), at Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley, a half-block from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station.

Completion Velocity flyer

Event Schedule:

Student Showcase Event – from 6:00 – 7:00 PM in the Atrium

Parent Information Session – from 7:00 – 8:00 PM in the Auditorium

Round Table Q & A – from 8:00 – 8:30 PM in the Auditorium


For more information, please contact Claudia Gonzalez,

Hosted by Berkeley City College, Berkeley Unified School District Office of Family Engagement and Equity, Berkeley Youth Alternatives, F.A.M. Counseling and Management, 2020 Vision & Beyond, and the Academy of Medicine and Public Service.


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Graduation 2017 Pictures!

25 May 2017

Graduation 2017 Pictures are here! Check them out on the BCC Graduation website:

Graduation 2017 Pictures

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BCC Student Art Gallery Through August on 4th Floor

20 May 2017

Join us in celebrating the hard work of Drawing and Composition students of Fall 2016-Spring 2017, 5-7pm on Friday night, May 26, on the fourth floor. The temporary exhibition (read once-in-a-lifetime, unforgettable experience) will showcase Beginning students’ Final Projects, 6 foot human-animal hybrids in pencil that will line the halls; the title of the show is “Conference of Creatures”, and indeed, these drawings bring imaginative creatures to life. The show will also highlight Intermediate and Special Project student work.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Braman, Instructor of Art History and Fine Arts,


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BCC Closed on Friday, May 19, 2017 in Observance of Malcolm X Birthday

17 May 2017

Berkeley City College will be closed on Friday, May 19, 2017 for Malcolm X’s Birthday Observance.

Find out more about Malcolm X

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Finals Week: The Stress Awakens

16 May 2017

… but the BCC Library can help! Starting tomorrow, 5/17, we will provide coffee, snack bars, and free printing through the end of finals week, 5/26.

Finals Week flyer

Events Calendar

  • KICK-OFF tomorrow: 5/17 – Therapy Dogs 12:15 – 1:30 pm, Atrium
  • Massages: 5/17 from 2-5pm, and 5/24 from 11-2pm
  • Ask Janine: 5/18 – five minute stress tips, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Motivational button-making: 5/22 and 5/23 @ College hour (get a personalized motivational button from Librarian Jeanie)
  • YOGA and MEDITATION: 5/24 @ College Hour, Room 33


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Town Hall: New Building Update & Feedback – Thurs., May 4 @ 12:10 – 1:20 pm, Auditorium

2 May 2017

New Building Town Hall flyer

Join our town Hall with Guest Presenters Laura McCarty, PCCD Director, Capital Projects, and Merideth Marschak, Noll & Tam Architects.

New Building is located at 2118 Milvia Street.


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Arab Film Festival Screening: The Runner on Thurs., April 27 @ 6:30 pm, Auditorium

25 April 2017

“The Runner” will be shown on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium. This screening is hosted at BCC in conjunction with BCC’s Arabic language course. It is part of the Arab Film Festival.

The Runner flyer

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BCC Multimedia Arts Student Showcase on Fri., April 28, 2017 @ 6-9 pm

17 April 2017

Join us for the very popular, standing-room only multimedia event of the year: The Berkeley City College Multimedia Arts Student Showcase!

This year, the event takes place on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 6 – 9 pm, in the BCC Auditorium, 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley.

Mutimedia Arts Student Showcase flyer

The Multimedia Arts program prepares students for careers in the growing Multimedia field. Jobs include graphic arts, animation, video production, sound design, web design, and game design. Many of MMART students have worked for companies such as Pixar and Lucas Films.

One of the department’s successful alumni is 2013 Emmy winner, Paige Bierma. Her documentary, A Brush with the Tenderloin, aired on KQED’s “Truly California”.

A department faculty member is world-renowned E.J. Holowicki, a sound designer for Pixar and Lucas Films. Holowicki teaches sound design and has been a sound editor for big budget films including but not limited to Brave, Finding Nemo, Up, and Star Wars: Episode VII, The Force Awakens.

The showcase consists of short films, animations, print art and web designs by BCC studens and is also a way to highlight some of the work of MMART alumni. Invite friends, family, students, and anyone interested in Berkeley City College’s Multimedia Arts Program. The event is free and open to the public. For more information about the upcoming showcase visit

For more information, contact Sabrina Nelson,

Co-Producer of the MMART Student Showcase at Berkeley City College

View the MMART Degree and Certificate Programs


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